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Startup of the Year Podcast

May 27, 2020

On this episode, we hear highlights highlights from our Virtual Office Hours, where we answered questions from multiple startups. 

The office hours were hosted by Rich Maloy from our team and also included commentary from Jen Consalvo and Frank Gruber. We plan to do more of these virtual office hour events in the...


May 11, 2020

On this episode, we hear highlights from the Startup of the Year virtual event, where we learned about various efforts by startups in the Startup of the Year community that are doing great work to help during this COVID 19 pandemic.
 
The startups that participated in the event were involved were AperiomicsFiveable


Apr 21, 2020

On this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, Frank Gruber talks with Rafiq Ahmed and Mitul Patel about their new fund at Dipalo Ventures and about their experiences developing products.  

Rafiq Ahmed is the Managing Director at DiPalo Ventures, an early-stage investment fund interested in connected hardware...


Apr 14, 2020

On this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, Frank Gruber talks with US veteran startup founders Blake Hall and Kimberly Citizen about how their military experience helped them with their roles as startup entrepreneurs.

Blake Hall is the founder of ID.me, a digital identification platform where individuals can...


Mar 27, 2020

In this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, Frank Gruber talks with Larry Berlin, an entrepreneur and angel investor, who teaches and mentors at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Larry also talk about his work with the "New Venture Challenge” every year, where 30 teams compete for a total of...