#0019 – Startup of the Year’s Top Investor Interviews of 2019

On this special episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast we will be looking back to some of our best episodes of 2019.

Specifically, we will be listening to Frank Gruber’s conversation with Mark Cuban the owner of the Dallas Mavericks and one of the main “shark” investors on the ABC reality television series, Shark Tank.

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#0018 – Alternative Capital Opportunities for Startups

On this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, Rich Maloy the VP Engagement at Established talks with Thor Culverhouse, CEO of Lighter Capital, and John Willard the Managing director of Silicon Valley Bank, about revenue-based financing.

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#0017 – 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Frank Gruber is joined by co-hosts Jen Consalvo, Rich Maloy, Lori Thiel, and John Guidos from the Established and Startup of the Year team and they discuss the following Startups that would make great 2019 holiday gifts:

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#0016 – Artificial Intelligence Learning with Elnaz Sarraf of ROYBI

Elnaz Sarraf, the CEO of artificial intelligence startup ROYBI, provides candid stories about running one of the world’s up-and-coming educational companies. ROYBI Robot is the world’s first smart toy robot designed to help children ages three through seven learn multiple languages and STEM skills.

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#0015 – Startup Insight and Pointers with SVB

Silicon Valley Bank’s Vice President of Startup Banking, JP Giannini, discusses tips for startup founders to grow an early stage company.

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#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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