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Innovation City
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Innovation City is a podcast featuring the innovators, disruptors and creators behind the innovation movement. Imagine a place where you can break through the status quo of business as usual and realize your life's purpose. A place where you can have an impact and shape the future. This place exists in cities across the world. In this innovation podcast we introduce you to the disruptors, innovators, and creators behind the movement.
 
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“Life is short and if don’t take the chance, you’ll never know.” — Lisa Hu Today’s guest is Lisa Hu, Founder & CEO of Lux and Nyx. Lux and Nyx is a luxury hand and travel bag company that creates products with a social conscience. Lisa sits down with the team to discuss how she came up with her business idea, the importance of staying organized ...…
 
“Stop selling, starting helping. What is it that you could do right at the beginning to help me [the user]?” — Mike Grehan Today’s guest is Mike Grehan, CMO & Managing Director at Acronym. Acronym - Search Agency of the Year - is the largest independent global search engine marketing firm. Mike sits down with the team today to discuss how he go ...…
 
“Grow 1% better every single day. That’s it. What is one new tip that I can try out or learn?” — Morgan Ingram Today’s guest is Morgan Ingram, Director of Sales at JBarrows Sales Training. Morgan is one of the top 50 sales leaders to follow on LinkedIn and his work has been featured in Forbes, Sales Hacker, HubSpot Blog, and Harvard Business Re ...…
 
“When you get empowered, you get energized. So I say, grow everyone you do business with.” — Tim Sanders Today’s guest is Tim Sanders, New York Times Best Selling Author & CEO of Deeper Media Inc.. Tim is the author of five books, including the New York Times bestseller, Love is the Killer App: How to Win Business and Influence Friends. His pub ...…
 
“At the end of the day, you live and die by the value you create for your customers.” — Mark Young Today’s guest is Mark Young, CTO & Head of Product at The Climate Corporation. The Climate Corporation is focused on helping farmers get their data in one place, uncover valuable field insights, and optimize their inputs. Mark leads the developmen ...…
 
“You need to figure out what are the core steps along your journey to helping you overcome the main challenge and make sure that what you do create really helps somebody.” — David Adkin Today’s guests are Ben Haefele & David Adkin, Co-founders at Foundry. Foundry is a platform that makes creating apps easy by making the building of software acc ...…
 
“We always wait for the perfect time to go do something. There is no perfect time. There is no magical amount of money to have saved in the bank and make sure everything aligns.” — Hajj Flemings Today’s guest is Hajj Flemings, Founder & CEO of Rebrand Cities. Rebrand Cities is a national civic design and brand project dedicated to helping 10,00 ...…
 
"A business without a community is a business of your own. A business with a community is a business for all." — Olamide Adeboye Today’s guest is Olamide Adeboye, Founder & CEO of Wakava Food & Beverage. Wakava is an organic health conscious company that provides better-tasting, healthier food and herbal drink options by using herbs from Africa ...…
 
“Even if you love a product or love the idea of a product...you can always go to it later, but the business has to be viable and you have to have the foundation first.” — Elizabeth De Zulueta Today’s guest is Elizabeth De Zulueta, CEO of Zulubots, Inc.. Zulubots is an engineering company that focuses on robotics and automation systems. Elizabet ...…
 
Being perfect is not the goal and it’s actually setting the bar pretty low for yourself. — Junior Lara Today’s guest is Junior Lara, Host of Auténtico Podcast. Auténtico showcases bilingual Latinx professionals and small business owners through shared stories and lessons learned. Junior sits down with us to discuss starting the Auténtico podcas ...…
 
“Discover your own story, because you have one and you’re projecting it whether you think you are or not.” - Lee Broughton Today’s guests are Allison Babka and Lee Broughton from the STLMade movement. STLMade is a movement that wants to help establish St. Louis’ narrative through storytelling and shining a light on the innovators, thinkers, doe ...…
 
“The only constant in growing an entrepreneurial venture is change. Change is the only constant in a growing business.” — Chad Bernstein Today’s guest is Chad Bernstein, CEO & Co-Founder of Guitars Over Guns. Guitars Over Guns is a nonprofit that offers students from disadvantaged backgrounds a powerful combination of music education and mentor ...…
 
I learned very young how to get creative with very limited resources … if you can channel that same creativity, you can have everything you need to start a business. — Felecia Hatcher-Pearson Today’s guest is Felecia Hatcher-Pearson, Author & Co-Founder of Code Fever. Felecia is on a mission to rid communities across the globe of innovation des ...…
 
[The minority deficit] is not necessarily a matter of capacity or smarts...it’s access. And once you start to provide access to people that have had to be more resourceful … they can go to new heights. — Dominick Ard’is Today’s guest is Dominick Ard’is, Founder and CEO at ACT House, INC. ACT is a 12-month residential accelerator designed to pro ...…
 
It doesn’t matter whether you’re an entrepreneur or small business owner, you need to know the latest in digital [marketing] and social media. — Perry Drake, PhD Today’s guest is Perry Drake, PhD, Professor of Digital and Social Media Marketing at UMSL. University of Missouri St. Louis (UMSL) is the largest university in St. Louis, and the thir ...…
 
You have to be willing to trust yourself, gamble on yourself, try things, fail publicly and graciously, and then learn from that. — Rebecca Fishman Lipsey Today’s guest is Rebecca Fishman Lipsey, Founder & CEO of Radical Partners. Radical Partners is an accelerator for social-impact ventures based in Miami, FL. Rebecca joins the Innovation City ...…
 
Investors (most of the time) will forgive inefficiencies ... but you have to establish interest and you have to be more disciplined. — Allan Daisley Today’s guest is Allan Daisley, Managing Director at Startupbootcamp Digital Health Miami. Startupbootcamp is a global entrepreneurial support organization that focuses on mentorship, seed investme ...…
 
If you fail at something and have a transferable piece of knowledge out of it to take with you to your next gig...that’s a different type of failure- it’s a transferable failure. — David Karandish Today’s guest is David Karandish, Founder & CEO at Jane.ai. Jane.ai is a technology company that focuses on making all company intelligence accessibl ...…
 
Art doesn’t change lives, but great art does. — Olga Granda Today’s guest is Olga Granda, Executive Director at Colony Theatre | Miami New Drama. Olga a is a multi-disciplinary cultural entrepreneur with deep roots to Miami and the art community. Miami New Drama is a non-profit organization that focuses on theatrical excellence and theater-maki ...…
 
It’s important to help them [employees] understand the role they play in the company today and in the future. — Greg Hewitt Today’s guest is Greg Hewitt, CEO at DHL Express (U.S.). Greg has over 25 years of experience in the corporate world and has been with DHL for 17 years. DHL is a leading international postal and logistics company with over ...…
 
There is something that causes you to get your butt out of bed and put your feet on the floor ... what is it that causes you to take that next step ... and do it day after day. — Travis Sheridan Today we are sitting down with President of CIC Venture Cafe Global Institute, Travis Sheridan, to take a look back at all of the amazing and unforgett ...…
 
[As an innovator] When you join a community, your crazy is normalized. — Travis Sheridan Today we are sitting down with President of CIC Venture Cafe Global Institute, Travis Sheridan, to take a look back at all of the amazing and unforgettable interviews from our St. Louis, MO shows in 2018. From CEOs, to startup entrepreneurs, educators, arti ...…
 
“Help to be a change agent in whatever it is that you’re looking to get into.” — Latoya Stirrup Today’s guest is Latoya Stirrup, President & Co-Founder at Digital Grass Innovation & Technology. As a self-described creative solutionist, Latoya is a entrepreneur, producer, and strategist with over 14 years of experience in advertising and marketi ...…
 
“In every community that we [Knight Foundation] work in we try to accentuate and catalyze what’s endemic and already happening...it has to be authentic to place.” — Raul Moas Today’s guest is Raul Moas, Program Director for Knight Foundation in Miami, FL. Knight Foundation is a national foundation that invests in journalism, arts, technology, a ...…
 
“Instead of staying in that bad zone and staying stuck...you don’t have to, you can figure out why and fix it.” — Bill Donius Today’s guest is Bill Donius, Author of the New York Times Best-Seller, "Thought Revolution: How to Unlock Your Inner Genius." Bill is also a regularly contributing writer for Huffington Post. Previously Chairman and CEO ...…
 
“We’re entrepreneurs by blood here, it’s in our system to be testing things, hustling, and grinding...that’s just who we are.” — Luisa Santos Today’s guest is Luisa Santos, Founder of Lulu’s Ice Cream. Lulu’s Ice Cream is a hand-crafted nitrogen ice cream shop that uses fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Luisa started her entrepreneurial journ ...…
 
“Companies need to realize you might not have those years of experience or that traditional degree, but if you can do the job...you should get the job.” — Juha Mikkola Today’s guest is Juha Mikkola, Co-Founder at Wyncode Academy. Founded in 2014, Wyncode is one of the top coding schools in the country with over 600 graduates and a 91% job place ...…
 
“Kill it, every time. That should be your whole motto. Everything you do, just smash it.” — Steve Ewing Today’s guest is Steve Ewing, Lead Singer/Songwriter of The Urge and Owner of Steve's Hot Dogs. Steve formed The Urge while he was still in high school, creating music with an eclectic mix of punk, reggae, hip-hop, and ska. Steve’s Hot Dogs w ...…
 
“You’ve just got to be able to stand back up and keep going.” — Freddy Sidi Today’s guest is Freddy Sidi, President and CEO of Chargello. Freddy is a serial entrepreneur whose first company (started when he was just 20 years old) quickly became one of the largest CLECs in the entire United States. Chargello is a free phone-charging battery serv ...…
 
“Corporates and startups, they need each other, but... there’s something about the way they communicate; they just can’t seem to figure out how to do that well.” — Kim Plank Today’s guest is Kim Plank, Midwest Regional Director at Captains of Innovation, a Venture Cafe Global program. Captains of Innovation helps corporations accelerate innovat ...…
 
“The secret to raising venture capital is long-term relationships… I’ve never received money from someone with whom I’ve had a shorter than six-month relationship.” — Blake Marggraff Today’s guest is Blake Marggraff, CEO at Epharmix. Blake founded Epharmix the year he graduated from Washington University. Epharmix is a digital health company th ...…
 
“I believe that legal victories alone are not going to get us to where we need to be in terms of social change.” — Meena Jagannath Today’s guest is Meena Jagannath, Co-Founder and Co-Director at Community Justice Project. Meena has been a human rights advocate for nearly 20 years, working in places like India, Guatemala, and Haiti in addition t ...…
 
“Don’t think you’re going to get funded right away just because you have a great idea; you’ve really got to hone it and focus it a lot more before you get to that point.” — David Nicklaus Today’s guest is David Nicklaus, Business Columnist at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. David has worked at the Post-Dispatch for 36 years, writing three columns ...…
 
“My role is to go out and find people that are… on fire, doing really good things... and accelerate that.” — Miriam Dorsett Today’s guest is Miriam Dorsett, Connection Doctor at Chibur. She is a full-time artist, entrepreneur, and community activator focused on building community, creating connections, exploring how technology can support artis ...…
 
“A person just in their basement working hard is great, and they might have traction and success, but if they do it’s because they’re leveraging past relationships. If you don’t have those relationships, or you need to make new ones, you’ve got to be out in the community doing that.” — Megan McKissen Today’s guest is Megan McKissen, Director at ...…
 
“In a 10 year stretch, $1 Billion was invested... No other city in the United States has put $1 Billion into cultural infrastructure for 50 years.” — Howard Herring Today’s guest on Innovation City is Howard Herring, President and CEO of New World Symphony. Since 1987, the NWS has been a driving force for culture in Miami. Under Herring’s leade ...…
 
“There’s a lot of focus for non-traditional financiers to invest in these startups, because, quite frankly, the big banks aren’t really doing it.” — Jamey Edgerton Today’s guest is Jamey Edgerton. Jamey is the CEO of Nvsted and the Senior Vice President at St. Louis Economic Development Partnership. Nvsted is a St. Louis-centric crowdfunding po ...…
 
“At the end of the day, all of us are people. People want to help each other.” — Uri Fleyder-Kotler Today’s guest is Uri Fleyder-Kotler, Co-Founder & CEO at Narya Security. Narya helps enterprise businesses solve the damage caused by ransomware with a single click. Uri is an experienced manager and security researcher, previously serving as Man ...…
 
“I believe that we’re all constantly telling stories to each other… and if a student is able to refine their storytelling abilities through technology, because they’re using our product, I think we’re having a very positive impact on the world.” — Robin Rath Today’s guest is Robin Rath, Co-Founder & CEO at Pixel Press. Pixel Press is building t ...…
 
“This false notion has developed over the years that there are certain people who are born to code… we approach it as a skill that can be learned and taught, like many other job-focused skills.” — Jeff Mazur Today’s guest is Jeff Mazur, Executive Director at LaunchCode. LaunchCode is a growing national nonprofit that is building the tech workfo ...…
 
“VR has been here for 20 years… I think that we are on the brink of the whole worldwide community understanding these technologies.” — Mauricio Ferazza Today’s guest is Mauricio Ferrazza, Chairperson of Miami Animation & Gaming International Complex (MAGIC) at Miami Dade College. Mauricio has over 25 years of experience working in animation pro ...…
 
“It’s not a business that I’m building for myself. That business builds a community for everybody—it builds a new city—and we’re building it for everyone.” — Anastasia Mikhalochkina Today’s guest is Anastasia Mikhalochkina, Founder at Lean Orb. Anastasia is an advocate for sustainability in South Florida. Lean Orb offers food service packaging ...…
 
“Making entrepreneurship accessible… can be an incredible way of driving economic development.” — Natalia Martinez-Kalinina Today’s guest is Natalia Martinez-Kalinina, General Manager of CIC Miami and Latin America Lead of CIC Global. Natalia is also the Founder of Awesome Foundation MIAMI, a micro-grant leader in South Florida, Co-Founder of A ...…
 
“Work. Perfect and present your craft. And just keep putting your love into it.” — Mvstermind Today’s guest is St. Louis Hip Hop Artist, Muhammad “Mvstermind” Austin. Mvstermind is a rapper, producer and songwriter who is about to take the hip hop world by storm. He’s toured over 20,000 miles; opened for Travis Scott, Chance the Rapper, G-Eazy, ...…
 
“It starts with a why: why are you doing it? Are you actually passionate about doing it, or is it just a job?” — Mark Prendergast Today’s guest is Mark Prendergast, President of AB Mauri North America. Headquartered in St. Louis, ABMNA is the largest division of AB Mauri, the global yeast and baking ingredients business. AB Mauri is also home t ...…
 
“The world which women will be leading will look like a harmonious, collaborative, calm, peaceful world.” — Farzana Chohan Today’s guest is Farzana Chohan, DMGT-ABD, Executive Director at Leadership IN Women. Farzana is a futurist and a global leader in nonprofit development, management, and design. A published author, accomplished Toastmaster ...…
 
“If it’s crazy, run for it — do it… You don’t get a lot of crazy visions." — Genera Moore Today’s guest is Genera Moore, Founder of Motorparts Nation. Motorparts Nation is a U.S.-based company that exports aftermarket auto parts to Africa. Genera also took Lexani Motorcars to dealerships in Dubai through the Deals on Wheels program, and recentl ...…
 
“I always say 95% of companies fail, 75% of companies who go through accelerators succeed. That’s kind of the new way of entrepreneurship.” — Dan Lauer Today’s guest is Dan Lauer, Founding Executive Director of UMSL Accelerate. Dan is also the founder of Lauer Toys and the inventor of Waterbabies. UMSL Accelerate is working to change the univer ...…
 
“One of the challenges people face with information and data really is – you kind of don’t know how important things are… and it becomes really difficult to decide where to allocate your attention.” — William MacMillan Today’s guest is William MacMillan, Ph.D., CTO & Co-Founder of Prattle. Bill joins Innovation City to discuss the development o ...…
 
“Whenever you find that thing that wakes you up in the morning, that thing that you cannot live without, you have to commit yourself to it.” — Rikki Byrd Today’s guest is writer, educator, and scholar, Rikki Byrd. Rikki’s academic focuses include Black studies, visual culture, fashion history, and cultural studies. Most recently, Rikki was a fa ...…
 
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