show episodes
 
Sal Khan, the founder of Khan Academy, loves to learn. So when schools closed, he began hosting a livestream series, Homeroom with Sal, where he brought on fascinating people from the worlds of education, technology, and more, to ask them questions about their chosen fields and their philosophies of life. We took some of our favorite conversations from that livestream and curated them as this podcast!
 
C
Conscious VC

1
Conscious VC

Navin Chaddha & Christopher Lochhead

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Monthly
 
To support human and planetary evolution, we need to adapt as a venture capital industry to become conscious capitalists, building business for better rather than for business as usual. In this podcast, Mayfield Managing Director Navin Chaddha and legendary podcaster Christopher Lochhead spotlight leaders including Sal Khan/Khan Academy, Kim Scott/Radical Candor, Manish Chandra/Poshmark and more to illustrate different aspects of conscious capital.
 
Ray Walia, CEO of Launch.VC, interviews entrepreneurs in our network and dives deep into each founder's journey. Each interview is unique. They discuss topics that range from the hardships they've overcome, lessons learned, rewards, and what it takes to be an entrepreneur. Whether you are starting your first startup or are launching your 10th business, this podcast is for you!
 
Outside In explores how the world is changing and how business is changing with it. Host Charles Trevail interviews executives, journalists, authors, and thinkers, exploring the customer-centric strategies and philosophies that are working successfully inside companies, and the consumer trends, industry disruptions, and cultural forces that are influencing business from the outside.
 
"Facing Forward" brings weekly conversations about the tectonic shifts in our world and how they impact every American. With a focus on the economy, "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan asks the tough questions of key business and political leaders, CEOs, and economists to get answers about how the fallout and recovery affects you, your family, and your future.
 
Loading …
show series
 
In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Matthew Schultz, Chairman and Director of CleanSpark. He served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer from 2014 through October 2019 and has been involved in many capacities with several publicly traded companies. He served as the President and CEO of Amerigo Energy, Inc., creating multiple syndicate…
 
As humans, we crave travel. It connects us to each other and the world around us. Or, as Rafat Ali, founder and CEO of Skift, a leading travel media company, puts it, “Travel as a human need is the default human condition.” But during the pandemic, that need went unfulfilled. Our ability to fly on an airplane, hop in an Uber, or stay in a hotel was…
 
In this episode I talk about the different Goddess energies that I work with when coaching and in my own practice and I talk about how doing this can change your life. If you have any questions for feedback about this episode or want to be a guest on the podcast please send me an email Imogen.goddessacademy@gmail.com or message me on instagram @god…
 
Turgay Birand is the CEO and Co-founder of Edition Guard, a secure eBook sales platform. They are also a Launch Academy startup visa success story! Turgay is an international entrepreneur who now calls Canada home. In this episode we discuss the misconceptions and advantages of bootstrapping your business, and the culture of hustle porn and how it …
 
In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Dan Martell, CEO, and Founder of SaaS Academy. Dan is a serial entrepreneur having built several multi-million dollar technology companies starting at the age of 17. He's also an award-winning angel investor, having invested in companies like Intercom, Udemy, Hootsuite, Unbounce. Today he's an executive…
 
In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Micha Benoliel, the CEO and Co-Founder of Nodle, a privacy-first, decentralized wireless network for connecting Internet of Things devices and sensors to the Internet, and Coalition Network, a non-profit foundation that provides open-source, secure exposure notification solutions for governments and enterp…
 
In 1998, Michael E. Mann and two of his colleagues published the “hockey stick” graph that would revolutionize and galvanize climate activism. It showed the exponential acceleration of global warming since 1900 and that human reliance on carbon-based fuels was making the planet hotter and the climate consequently more unstable. Mann is now a Distin…
 
In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Matt Marcus, Chief Product Officer & C0-Founder of Modern Treasury. Matt was responsible for building the payment operations system at LendingHome, which has funded over $3 billion in mortgage loans. When they really started to scale, the number of payments we made exploded — from hundreds to tens of thousa…
 
In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Marcus New, CEO of InvestX. Marcus New has an accomplished career in the private and public financial markets that spans over three decades and is a pioneer in the pre-IPO asset class. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of InvestX Capital, a trading platform that delivers access and liquidity…
 
In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Victor Zhang, the CEO of Alphawallet. Alphawallet is the maker of AlchemyNFT, an attestation and remixing protocol for NFTs. One of its first iterations is AutographNFT.io, a platform where anyone can request a verified autograph, authenticated via Twitter profile. The technology that makes this happen …
 
In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Charlie Silver, CEO of Permission.io. Charlie is a successful entrepreneur who has founded and exited 5 startups in technology, media, and finance. He co-founded Onramp Invest, Blockforce Capital, and Reality Shares which created 7 publicly traded ETFs including the first Blockchain equity ETF(BLCN). In the…
 
In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Pat Duffy, Co-founder of The Giving Block. Pat along with Alex Wilson created The Giving Block in 2018, developing the leading solutions that charities, universities and other nonprofits use to fundraise cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. They quickly established themselves as the leading crypto fundraising ex…
 
Tea is the CEO and Co-founder of CI Direct Investing (previously Wealthbar) a company that makes it easy to build your financial future with convenient online savings, investing tools, and financial advice at your fingertips. Tea gets real and talks about obstacles in entrepreneurship, benefits of mentors, her personal experience of how stress affe…
 
In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Alex Adelman, CEO & Co-founder of Lolli, a rewards application that lets people earn bitcoin when they shop online from 1,000+ top merchants. Alex was previously the CEO & Co-founder of Cosmic, the leading e-commerce gateway, which was acquired by PopSugar in ’15 and then by Ebates in ’17. Alex position…
 
In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Shmulik Fishman, the founder, and CEO of Argyle, which provides a universal, trusted platform for accessing employment records with worker consent. He started Argyle in 2018 after experiencing the complexity of work verification for his previous venture STRATIM. Shmulik is a published author and has an und…
 
Boris Lau was previously the co-founder of Pathful, a 2013 Techstars company that allows retailers to understand how visitors interact with their content. Pathful was acquired by Mobify, which got acquired by Salesforce. Boris shares his experience working with his co-founder, how they make decisions together and the importance of trusting each oth…
 
In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Wagner Ruiz, the Co-Founder and Chief Risk Officer (CRO) of EBANX. Wagner focuses on risk management, strategic partnerships, and regulatory operation, which are the essential pillars in the growth of the fintech company. Prior to being CRO, Wagner served as EBANX's Chief Financial Officer for almost ni…
 
Our conversation series with the Yidan Prize Foundation Council of Luminaries continues as Wendy Kopp, founder of Teach For All, joins Homeroom with Sal to talk about creating equitable classrooms for students all over the world. Streamed live on September 15, 2021. See the original livestream on YouTube. For more information visit: https://keeplea…
 
In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Gershie Vann, the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Magma Capital Funds. Gershie provides vision to the broader organization and implements strategic investment decisions in accordance with Magma’s investment approach and philosophy. Gershie has previous professional experience utilizing data analytics a…
 
In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Craig J. Lewis, the Founder and CEO of Gig Wage, a venture capital backed SaaS company that’s raised $16.45 million to-date to meet the demands of the future workforce and to build modern payment tools for it. Investors have included Steve Case (Founder of AOL) and his Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Venture…
 
In this episode I talk to the fabulous Stephani Kay about her nomadic lifestyle, her story and social media communities. To find out more about Steph and work with her visit www.Stephanikay.com, go to @stephani_kayyy on Instagram or find stephani.Kay on TikTok. If you have any questions, feedback, or would like to appear as a guest on the podcast p…
 
Bosko is the Founder and CEO of Keeprop. Keeprop is software for companies that want to automate services and optimally manage workforce and assets. He was also a part of Launch Academy's Maple program! Originally from Serbia, Bosko talks about the sacrifices he has made as an entrepreneur, work life balance, and being prepared to fail. Get inspire…
 
In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Brian Shniderman, CEO of Opy and Chief Strategy Officer of Openpay. With over 30 years focused on payments of every kind, between all types of parties, and in almost every major country, Brian has been a frequent contributor to banking journals, has published numerous white papers addressing trends, threat…
 
In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Robert Materazzi, the CEO of Lukka. Prior to joining Lukka, he served as Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, specializing in large risk, regulatory, and cybersecurity-driven technology implementations for traditional financial institutions and foreign banking organizations. Robert also led the PwC Advis…
 
In this episode, Tegan Kline interviews James Simpson, the founder of mStable, a stablecoin automated market maker on Ethereum and Polygon. Before founding mStable, James was the first employee at Australian crypto hedge fund Apollo Capital, worked as a management consultant at KPMG, Shanghai, and later as a data analyst at KPMG, Melbourne. James s…
 
In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Steven Xavier Chan, the senior director and regional head of government relations, Asia-Pacific, for Paypal Inc. Based in Singapore, he leads government advocacy, strategy, and outreach efforts in the region. Steven has more than 20 years of combined government and industry experience in international trad…
 
What are the practical next steps for teachers and students to get ready for the next school year? How can teachers identify and help students address unfinished learning? On Khan Academy Ed Talks, NWEA professional learning content designer Fenesha Hubbard joins Kristen DiCerbo to discuss the latest research on student growth trends. Livestreamed …
 
Kenny Huang is currently the CEO of Tiny Rex Games. From EA to Bluebat to Tiny Rex Games, Kenny shares his lessons learned leading up to the ultimate exit! Bluebat games were part of the Growlab cohort, where Launch Academy started! Kenny touches on the emotional rollercoaster of startup culture, starting a company for the second time and the diffe…
 
Dianna Cowern is the host of Physics Girl: https://www.youtube.com/c/physicsgirl Try out the episode sponsor: http://brilliant.org/3b1b Contents: 0:00 - Intro 0:47 - Ad, Brilliant 2:03 - Relationship with math growing up 9:05 - Thoughts on teaching 16:36 - When students are genuinely curious 22:02 - Physics at MIT 27:53 - Alternate value systems 35…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login