Episode #58 Shauna Causey - Startup Advisor and Social Media Maven

This week we chat with Shauna Causey about her work with large and small companies helping them adapt to social media, and her current work with startups and as a Board Member of KUOW.  

Episode #57 Nick Tommarello - Founder of WeFunder.com

This week we chat with Nick Tommarello of WeFunder.com about crowdfunding and WeFunder's launch of its equity crowdfunding platform, which has been enabled by federal crowdfunding laws that go into effect on May 19th 2016.  

Episode #56 BJ Lackland - CEO - Lighter Capital

This week we chat with BJ Lackland, CEO of Lighter Capital, about revenue loans as an alternative to traditional venture financing.

Episode #55 Josh Levy - Startup Veteran and Author

This week we chat with Josh Levy, a veteran of the startup scene and creator of the GitHub document The Art of the Command Line.  Join us as we talk about Josh's background in tech and how he got started.  Plus we get into the pros and cons of GitHub as a (non-code) document collaboration tool.

Episode #54 Red Russak - Startup Superconnector and Cannabis Tech Meetup Organizer

This week we chat with Red Russak.  The the past several years Red has become one of the best connected members of the startup community in Seattle.  From his work with Startup Seattle that was eventually sold to the City of Seattle, to starting the New Tech Seattle and Cannabis Tech Meetups, he has made a huge contribution to the startup community here.  Join us as we chat about New Tech Seattle, Red's visit to the white house, and all things Cannabis.

Episode #53 Mary Jesse - Chief Strategy Officer - VRstudios

This week we chat with Mary Jesse, a veteran entrepreneur, and Chief Strategy Officer at VRStudios.  Find out more about the current state of enterprise VR and the approach VRStudios is taking to the industry.

Episode #52 Darby Wong - Co-Founder and CEO - Clerky

This week we talk with Darby Wong, Co-Founder and CEO of Clerky.  Darby left his big tech law firm to start Clerky, a startup focused on automating legal document creation for startups.  Darby was a great guest because of his startup experience, but also because his company focuses on something every startup can use.

Episode #51 Sanjay Puri - Co-Founder of 9 Mile Labs

This week we chat with Co-Founder of 9 Mile Labs, Sanjay Puri.  9 Mile Labs is a startup accelerator focused on enterprise startups.  We talk with Sanjay about 9 Mile, the latest crop of startups to come through their program, and the unique challenges of selling into enterprise.

Episode #50 Susan Sigl - Co-Founder SeaPoint Ventures

This week we chat with Susan Sigl of SeaPoint Ventures about how she got started as an entrepreneur, her work previously as CEO of the WTIA and her current role as Co-Founder of venture capital firm SeaPoint Ventures.

Episode #49 Forest Gibson - Kickstarter Veteran

This week we chat with Forrest Gibson about all things Kickstarter.  Forrest has been involved with some fairly large and successful Kickstarter campaigns, including work with Planetary Resources on their funding of the Arkyd space telescope.

Episode #48 Kara Jacinta

This week we chat with Kara Jacinta about her work helping train veterans to code using a novel approach involving bio-feedback.

Episode #47 J. Paul Hammann - CEO and Founder of Ombitron

This week we chat with J. Paul Hammann of Ombitron about the Internet of Things and his company's work making connected devices more accessible to enterprise customers.

Episode #46 Adam Tratt - Founder & CEO of Haiku Deck

This week we chat with Adam Tratt, Founder and CEO of Haiku Deck.

Episode #45 Dan Giuliani - Founder & CEO of Volt Athletics

This week we chat with Dan Giuliani, Founder and CEO of Volt Athletics.  

Episode #44 Susie Lee - Founder/CEO Siren

This week we chat with Susie Lee.  Accomplished artist and founder of the dating site Siren.

Episode #43 Ben Caudill - Rhino Security Labs

This week we chat with Ben Caudill of Rhino Security Labs about the security business, ethical hacking.  We also talk with Ben about his discovery of an exploit in the Secret App and the press surrounding it.  

Episode #42 Brett Greene - New Tech Northwest

This week we chat with Brett Greene organizer of an event in town called New Tech Northwest.  We out about how Brett and New Tech Northwest got started, and hear about what it takes to create a thriving community around a meetup event.

Episode #41 Janis Machala - Paladin Partners

This week we chat with Janis Machala of Paladin Partners.  Janis is a veteran entrepreneur who works with a variety of startups, particularly those with technical minded founders in need of some help on the business front.  We talk about tips for new entrepreneurs, market validation and how to connect with potential customers earlier in a company's development cycle.

Episode #40 - Ben Gilbert - Pioneer Square Labs

This week we chat with Ben Gilbert of Pioneer Square Labs about his role with the new startup studio, and how they prioritize and validate business ventures.

Episode #39 - Carla Fowler - Managing Director, THAXA Inc: The Science of Performance

This week we chat with Carla Fowler, Managing Director of Thaxaa performance consulting and research firm that helps people achieve big goals.  We talk about goal setting and Carla shares some advice for how to prioritize projects and focus on big picture goals.  We also chat about how Carla started work in this space based on her experience as a MD and PhD in Immunology.