Episode #83 Mark Kurtz - Chief Growth Officer & VP - New Media at Gage

This week we chat about marketing for startups with Mark Kurtz, Chief Growth Officer & VP of New Media at, marketing agency, Gage.

Episode #82 JJ McKay and Al Olson - The Fresh Toast

This week we chat with JJ McKay (Founder and Publisher) and Al Olson (Cannabis Editor) of the new lifestyle and entertainment website, The Fresh Toast, with a mission that includes helping make the cannabis conversation mainstream.

Episode #81 Randall Lucas - Voyager Capital

This week we chat with Randall Lucas of Voyager Capital about how he got his start, and the business to business segment of the startup community.

Episode #80 Nick Hughes - Founders Live

This week we chat with Nick Hughes about his new venture, Founders Live, an online community for early stage startup founders.

Episode #79 Yi-Jian Ngo - Managing Director of Seattle Alliance of Angels

This week we chat with Yi-Jian Ngo, Managing Director of the Alliance of Angels in Seattle.

Episode #78 Tarah Wheeler - Biohacker / Author / Website Security Czar

This week we chat with Tarah Wheeler.  Tarah is the author of the book Women in Tech and is the Website Security Czar for Symantec.

Episode #77 Michael Wu - eShares

This week we chat with Michael Wu of eShares about the company and how it is working to change the way companies manage their cap table and corporate administration.

Episode #76 Barak Rosenbloom - Founder and CEO of Essay Mentors

This week we chat with Barak Rosenbloom, the Founder and CEO of Essay Mentors.  

Episode #75 Janice Shade - Milk Money

This week we chat with Janice Shade, founder of the crowd funding site Milk Money, about local crowd funding in the State of Vermont and what we can learn from how other states are handling crowd funding regulation.  

Episode #74 Joe Morrison - Launch Alaska

This week we chat with Joe Morrison about the startup scene in Alaska and his accelerator Launch Alaska.

Episode #73 Peter Chee - Founder of Thinkspace

Join us this week as we chat with Peter Chee, founder of the Thinkspace co-working spaces in Redmond and Freemont.  We chat about co-working and trend in the type of startups that are using co-working spaces.

Episode #72 Steve Banfield- CEO of ReachNow

Join us this week as we chat with Steve Banfield, the CEO of ReachNow.  ReachNow is a mobility service created and owned by BMW.  They offer BMWs and Mini Coopers as a car sharing service and charge by the minute for drives around town.  We talk about what it is like to be a startup within the context of a large corporation, and ReachNow's work with the City of Seattle to enable ReachNow users to pickup and drop off cars from any public parking spot in Seattle.

Episode #71 William Mougayar - Author of The Business Blockchain

Join us this week as we chat with author William Mougayar about the future of the blockchain and its various applications for business.  You can find William's book, The Business Blockchain, at Amazon.

Episode #70 Mukund Mohan - VP of Engineering and Strategy at Microsoft

Join us this week as we chat with Mukund Mohan, VP of Engineering and Strategy at Microsoft, about coming technology, and whether chatbots are the future or just a passing trend.  

Episode #69 Nathan McDonald - CEO - Keiretsu Capital - Chairman - Keiretsu Forum Northwest

This week we chat with Nathan McDonald about Keiretsu Forum and trends he is seeing in angel investing.  We also talk a bit about the Keiretsu process for due diligence when selecting investments, and the upcoming Northwest Angel Capital Expo on August 18, 2016.  More information about the Northwest Angel Capital Expo can be found at: http://www.k4northwest.com/events/northwest-angel-capital-expo

Episode #68 Jason Parker - Owner and President - Copperworks Distilling

Join us this week as we chat with Jason Parker, Owner and President of Copperworks Distilling about Seattle as a hub for craft distilling and how he got started with Copperworks.

Episode #67 Michael Butler - Cascadia Capital

This week we chat with Michael Butler of Cascade Capital about investment banking and what acquirers are looking for in target companies, and how best to position your company for sale.   

Episode #65 Heather Redman - Tech Executive and Angel Investor

This week we chat with Heather Redman, a tech executive and angel investor, about how she got her start and how we can attract more people to angel investing.

Episode #64 Lauren Kickham - Vulcan

This week we chat with Lauren Kickham about impact investing and her work at Vulcan helping identify opportunities for successful investments that drive positive change in the world.

Episode #63 Bryan Brewer

This week we chat with Bryan Brewer about startup fundraising and the Minimum Fundable Company test that he developed to help companies understand if they are ready to raise money.