Radio Recap: Afrotech Conference + Furnishr

This past weekend social media was blowing up with excitement over the second annual Afrotech Conference hosted by Blavity, a black-Millennial-focused media company co-founded by Jonathan Jackson. JONATHAN JACKSON "Afrotech had over 2000 people in SF. It was amazing." "Morgan and my other two co-founders all went to school together. We're all a year apart. [Read More]

November 15th, 2017|Categories: Radio|Tags: , , , , , |

Radio Recap: Leslie Picker + Why We Sleep w/ Matthew Walker

Leslie Picker is a hedge fund, private equity and asset management reporter on CNBC. Previously Leslie was a reporter at The New York Times where she covered all things FinTech including restructuring and shareholder activism. Prior to The Times, she was a reporter at Bloomberg where she reported on initial public offerings. LESLIE PICKER "I [Read More]

November 8th, 2017|Categories: Radio|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Radio Recap: Distraction + Focus w/ Nir Eyal and Curt Steinhorst

Dubbed the “The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology” by the M.I.T. Technology Review, Nir Eyal writes and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. He’s spent several years consulting for the tech industry, teaching techniques he developed by closely studying how Silicon Valley giants operate. He’s also the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling [Read More]

Radio Recap: JED Foundation + Fhitting Room

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, but for 15-24 year olds, it’s 3rd. Studies show that at least 90% of teens who kill themselves have some type of mental health problem, such as depression, anxiety, drug or alcohol abuse, or behavior problem. On average there are 121 suicides a day [Read More]

October 27th, 2017|Categories: Radio|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Radio Recap: Aprés Group + TEDWomen

According to a study published by the Harvard Business Review, 37% of qualified women leave their jobs for extended periods of time and, of those women, only 40% find full-time jobs again. 23% find part-time work, 7% are self-employed, and 30% don't return to the workforce at all. Based on graduation rates, the percentage of women [Read More]

October 27th, 2017|Categories: Radio|Tags: , , , , , |

Radio Recap: Tony Horton + WNET Channel 13

Tony Horton is an elite fitness trainer perhaps best known for his P90x, 1, 2 and 3 exercise videos— a series that have sold a combined total of 7 million copies and counting and have completely revolutionized the home workout. Tony trains everyone from celebrities to congressmen (Paul Ryan is a total Tony Horton fan [Read More]

October 11th, 2017|Categories: Radio|Tags: , , , , , , |

Radio Recap: Dashlane + C3 Foundation

If the Equifax hack has taught us anything, it’s that online security is still anything but secure. With a new hack or breach making news almost daily, people are constantly being reminded about the importance of secure passwords, yet some are still not following proper password protocol. Enter Dashlane which allows users to securely manage [Read More]

October 7th, 2017|Categories: Radio|Tags: , , , , , |

Radio Recap: Wheels Up + Dr. Joel Fuhrman

Private aviation-membership company, Wheels Up, launched in August 2013, and by the end of 2014, Wheels Up had already signed up 1,000 members who can all book a closed-fleet of private planes through their mobile app at a flat, all-inclusive hourly rate. Wheels Up offers two different types of membership programs, Individual/Family or Corporate Membership [Read More]

September 27th, 2017|Categories: Radio|Tags: , , , , , , |