Philadelphia author Joe Taylor Jr. interviews entrepreneurs and innovators about growing their companies, overcoming challenges, and finding the strength to bring new ideas to market.
April 12th, 2016 | 43 mins 56 secs
Jen Devor and Chuck Sacco help entrepreneurial students in Philadelphia prepare for new careers leading and building startups—especially when they don't have a traditional business background.
April 5th, 2016 | 27 mins 5 secs
When Tom Cridland couldn't find a publicist to help launch his startup clothing line in London, he launched his own PR agency—and now helps fellow fashion entrepreneurs.
March 29th, 2016 | 32 mins 26 secs
Daniel Tobon's early experiences growing up in an entrepreneurial family shaped Starchup, a business that helps big brands and mom-and-pop laundry operations compete on a level playing field.
March 22nd, 2016 | 32 mins 9 secs
Austin Haines decided to make discovering people's real-life dreams his life’s work. His dream? To impact the lives of at least 10,000 more people.
March 15th, 2016 | 32 mins 1 sec
Morgan Berman launched My Milkcrate to help give company leaders tools they can use to run sustainable businesses, and consumers the ability to find them.
March 8th, 2016 | 53 mins 32 secs
Veteran Sylvester Mobley founded Coded by Kids to bring technical training into neighborhoods where access to new economy jobs can make a huge difference.
March 1st, 2016 | 41 mins 7 secs
Interactive Mechanics specializes in bringing the best practices from app design back into physical spaces, like museums and libraries, so patrons can enjoy rich, multi-sensory experiences.
February 23rd, 2016 | 37 mins 25 secs
Joe talks to Pranav, the undergraduate leading the team that stages the massive PennApps event twice each year.
January 5th, 2016 | 36 mins
For Mason Wartman, a "dollar slice" shop in Philadelphia offered a way to downshift into a lifestyle business after a stint on Wall Street. He never expected that a customer's suggestion would land him global attention, and a new mission.
December 28th, 2015 | 42 mins 41 secs
At the moment when he thought he might never get to write another line of code, Ather Sharif found a community and a process that inspired him to make technology accessible to everyone.
December 8th, 2015 | 40 mins 45 secs
Yasmine Mustafa talks about the challenges of growing two companies and a thriving nonprofit, and about a trip she took that could change how women think about their personal security.
June 29th, 2015 | 46 mins 15 secs
We're used to associating portfolios with creative professionals, like artists or writers. However, the concept of a "Portfolio Life" has become essential for career survival.
June 22nd, 2015 | 34 mins 54 secs
On a tight budget, but with backing from retailers like Whole Foods, the Bandar Foods team's showing how lean startup ideas could help change how new products get to store shelves.
June 15th, 2015 | 40 mins 38 secs
We talk about being "in love" with our careers, but can use skills from the job hunt to help find a real relationship?
June 8th, 2015 | 42 mins 5 secs
Former professional soccer player Anthony Maher made over 150 goals on the pitch. Now, he's helping startup companies hit their own goals as the CEO of Philadelphia coworking network Benjamin's Desk.
June 1st, 2015 | 42 mins 19 secs
coffee, food, nutrition
Turning his hobby into a viable business taught Ben Levin some lessons about staying ahead of trends, competitors, and regulators. It's the story behind fatCoffee, on Episode 1 of The Build.