Entrepreneurship Podcast Articles

The future of work, with John Winsor

The future of work, with John Winsor

Dive into the future of work with John Winsor, University of Denver alum and expert on Open Talent. In this episode of the Entrepreneurship@ DU podcast John shares his entrepreneurial journey from magazine publishing to disrupting the advertising industry, and offers invaluable insights on navigating the evolving landscape of work.

Logan House Coffee, with Andre Janusz

On this episode, host Joshua Ross sits down with Andre Janusz, a University of Denver alum whose unconventional path took him from corporate America to founding Logan House Coffee Company – a Denver-based coffee roaster with multiple local shops.

GoodLove Foods, with Chennelle Diong

In this episode, host Joshua Ross sits down with Chennelle Diong, an entrepreneurial University of Denver alum and the founder of GoodLove Foods, a gluten-free consumer packaged goods company. Chennelle delves into her journey of starting a business in the gluten-free industry, explaining what gluten is and the rising demand for gluten-free products. She shares her motivation behind launching GoodLove Foods and the company’s approach to positioning itself for long-term growth in the rapidly expanding gluten-free market.

Office of Tech Transfer, with Ashley Thomas & Art Saltarelli

In this episode, host Joshua Ross sits down with Ashley Thomas and Art Saltarelli from the University of Denver’s Office of Technology Transfer. They discuss the mission and work of this important office, which supports innovation and entrepreneurship across the university community.

Ben’s Cycles, with Ben Burgert

In this episode, host Joshua Ross engages in a fascinating discussion with Ben Burgert, the entrepreneurial founder of Ben’s Cycles and a University of Denver alum. Burgert shares his profound passion for bicycles and the inspiration behind establishing his business, which specializes in restoring and selling classic bikes, allowing cycling enthusiasts to experience the charm and nostalgia of vintage bicycles.

Wedfuly, with Caroline Creidenberg

Wedfuly, with Caroline Creidenberg

In this episode of the E@DU podcast, host Joshua Ross has a conversation with Caroline Creidenberg, the innovative founder of Wedfuly and University of Denver alum. They explore her journey of building a successful wedding business, adapting and pivoting through a global pandemic, her experience pitching on Shark Tank, and finally the reasons behind her decision to sell Wedfuly.

Name, Image and Likeness, with Josh Berlo and Niko Blankenship

Name, Image and Likeness, with Josh Berlo and Niko Blankenship

In this podcast episode, join Joshua Ross for an interview with Josh Berlo, vice chancellor for athletics and Ritchie Center operations at the University of Denver, and Niko Blankenship, director of athletics communication, as they delve into the profound impact and importance of name, image and likeness (NIL) in collegiate athletics. Learn how this rule change has impacted college sports by enabling student-athletes to earn money through their name, image and likeness.

Literally Helping Startups, with Robert McIntosh and Jonny Boyarsky

Literally Helping Startups, with Robert McIntosh and Jonny Boyarsky

In this episode of the E@DU podcast, we sit down with Robert McIntosh and Jonny Boyarsky, the innovative minds behind Literally Helping Startups. Unlike typical investors or mentors, Robert and Jonny have embarked on a unique journey with a clear mission: to assist founders in growing their startups, navigating adversity, and securing funding. 

Throughout our discussion, they provide insight on successful strategies for startups, focusing on how to find product-market fit and engaging with the right target markets. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or an established business professional, this episode offers valuable perspectives on fostering growth and success in the ever changing world of startups. 

Money Matters, with Bill Powell and Caroline Gash

Money Matters, with Bill Powell and Caroline Gash

Episode 18 was recorded live in front of an audience of 150 students, faculty, entrepreneurs and innovators on the University of Denver campus. Two amazing individuals, DU alumni and investors, Caroline Gash and Bill Powell discuss how to unlock capital for startups seeking funding. They share their insights and advice on how to pitch your business to investors, how to navigate the investment landscape, and what investors are looking for in a startup.

We cover the following topics in this episode: 

-How to pitch your business to investors 
-How to navigate the investment landscape 
-What investors are looking for in a startup 
-The dos and don’ts of fundraising 
-Lessons from successful first-time entrepreneurs 
-How to overcome the fear of failure 
-The importance of networking  

This episode is for you if you are: 

-A first-time entrepreneur
-Curious about starting a business 
-Looking to raise money for your business 
-Interested in learning more about the investment landscape 
-Want to hear from experienced investors