#0014 – Summit Recap with re:3D the 2019 Startup of the Year

On the latest episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast our co-hosts Frank Gruber and Lori Thiel provide a recap of the 2019 Startup of the Year Summit that took place in Memphis, Tennessee.

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#0013 – Startup Outlook Report 2019 with SVB

Each year, Silicon Valley Bank releases an invaluable compendium of insights about the current state of the industry and thoughtful projections for the year ahead. Looking at trends that range from hiring, to raising capital, to general building conditions, it’s a result of meticulous reporting, dedicated analysis, and, most importantly, observations from founders, investors, and partners in the space.

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#0012 – Summit Preview featuring Arlan Hamilton of Backstage Capital

Most of the Startup of the Year podcast team is already Walkin’ in Memphis in advance of the 2019 Startup of the Year Summit — which is less than a week away — but two of our co-hosts, Frank Gruber and Lori Thiel, are still on hand and on mic to discuss all the exhilarating things attendees can expect at the event; from the raucous kickoff reception at the Hu. Hotel to the awarding of the $100,000 grand prize. They’re also proud to announce that over 40% of the founders/co-founders competing this year are women, over 48% are minority, 11% are veterans, and 6% identify as LGBTQ.

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#0011 – Health and Wellness Startups ft. Crystal Icenhour of Aperiomics

For the first time in a long time the expected lifespan of American adults is going in the wrong direction, which is why our co-hosts Frank Gruber, Jen Consalvo, Rich Maloy and Lori Thiel have dedicated this 11th episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast to discussing the booming health tech movement and some of the startups attacking this problem in innovative ways. Specifically, Jessie, an on-demand digital clinic for women; Phylomics, which uses routine blood draws to detect multiple types of cancers before symptoms even appear; NeuroFlow, which enables behavioral health access and engagement across the continuum of care; and Etta Epidermis, an artificially intelligent skin cancer detection software program.

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#0010 – The Tim Draper Episode

For this tenth installment of the Startup of the Year podcast, host Frank Gruber interviews a very special guest: Tim Draper, founder of Draper Associates and Draper University, inventor of viral marketing, early investor in startups like Skype, Twitch, and Space X, and author of How to be The Startup Hero: A Guide and Textbook for Entrepreneurs and Aspiring Entrepreneurs.

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#0009 – Startup Night NOLA at INNO 2019 Recap

In this episode of the Startup of the Year podcast, hosts Frank Gruber, Jen Consalvo, Rich Maloy and Lori Thiel — fueled by turmeric ginger and mushroom teas — discuss their experience at INNOConf in New Orleans.

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#0008 – Steve Case on Rise of the Rest 8 Tour

The Startup of the Year team is back from a whirlwind week that saw them popping up everywhere from the inaugural InnoConf in New Orleans to Las Vegas’ SALT Conference to Florida and Puerto Rico for Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Road Trip with Steve Case. In this episode, host Frank Gruber talks with the AOL founder about what he gleaned from those latest tour stops, as well as Rise of the Rest’s overall mission to be a catalyst for those entrepreneurs and startups that aren’t getting attention from mainstream media and coastal venture capitalists. Or, as Steve put it, “to throw a little more kerosene on those fires, so they burn a little brighter and a little faster than they might have otherwise done.”

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#0007 – The Startup Funding Outlook with SVB

For this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, hosts Frank Gruber, Lori Thiel, and Rich Maloy of the Established team are joined by Silicon Valley Bank’s Theron McCollough to share some insights about SVB’s Startup Outlook Report for 2019, which details how technology and life science founders and executives in the U.S., the UK, China and Canada are growing their companies, and planning for future growth, amid our current state of economic uncertainty.

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#0006 – INNOconf New Orleans Preview 2019

In just over two weeks the Established team will be be heading down to the Big Easy for Startup of the Year New Orleans taking place at INNOConf, so our hosts Frank Gruber, Jen Consalvo, Lori Thiel, Rich Maloy, and Joe Corbett are dedicating this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast to showcasing companies from the greater Gulf Region; many of which have actually competed — and won — past Startup of the Year competitions.

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#0005 – SXSW 2019

We just got back from Austin, Texas, and South by Southwest (SXSW), where we hosted an all-day Startup of the Year House — for our 10th year running — and what a weekend it was!

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