Business Episodes

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Elon Musk acquires Twitter. In conversation with Professor Ludwig Chincarini.

April 29, 2022

Elon Musk acquired Twitter for $44 billion on April 25. The deal will close later this year. Musk has stated that he believes in Freedom of Speech and looks forward to ensuring that the social media messaging platform contin…

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Silicon Valley to Silicon Wadi: California's economic ties with Israel. Talking with Israeli Consul General Shlomi Kofman and Bay Area Council Economic Institute Senior Director, Sean Randolph.

March 30, 2022

Israel has built a broad and deep technology ecosystem in Silicon Valley. And it is a two way street. In addition to the numerous California tech companies with operations in Israel, there are many Israeli companies flourish…

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Women in the Cannabis Industry. Talking with Chase Roberts.

March 25, 2022

Legalized Marijuana gives women career and ownership opportunities.

Guest: Chase Roberts
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From Silicon Valley to Napa Valley: Talking with entrepreneur Barry Waitte.

March 23, 2022

Transferring a successful entrepreneurial career from high tech Silicon Valley to creating an award winning winery in Napa Valley.

Guest: Barry Waitte
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Intention: by Dr. Ian Brooks

March 3, 2022

How to manage transformative change to live your best life.

Guest: Ian Brooks
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Minouche Shafik, Director of the London School of Economics: In Profile. A conversation with Phillip Inman of The Guardian and The Observer.

March 1, 2022

A profile of LSE Director Minouche Shafik by Phillip Inman. Economics correspondent for The Guardian and Economics Editor for The Observer.

Guest: Phillip Inman
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Gary Hoover: Entrepreneur Extraordinaire. Talking about his book, Bedtime Business Stories.

Feb. 9, 2022

Serial Entrepreneur and author of Bedtime Business Stories.

Guest: Gary Hoover
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Joe Rogan Spotify and Covid 19 Misinformation: What you need to know.

Feb. 3, 2022

Covid 19 misinformation on the Joe Rogan Experience has triggered a boycott by 1960s pop singers wanting their music removed from the streaming site. Is freedom of expression at stake or should Rogan steer clear of controver…

Guest: Jim Herlihy
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DAVOS: What you need to know.

Jan. 24, 2022

World Economic Forum annual meeting May 22-26, in Davos, Switzerland.

Guest: Jim Herlihy
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Warrior Entrepreneur: from the Battlefield to the Boardroom. Talking with Zachary L. Green, Founder of LumAware Safety Inc.

Jan. 6, 2022

Zac Green takes us on a journey fighting through the abyss, the crucible and the three pillars of a successful business plan as he transitions from the US Marine Corps, into the fire service and eventually as the founder of …

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Solar Earth Technologies - Solar Power 2.0. Talking with CFO Anders Kruus.

Nov. 30, 2021

The next phase of solar power technology is fast approaching. Our focus in today's podcast will be what lies ahead specifically in the field of photovoltaics embedded in existing infrastructure: sidewalks, driveways, trails,…

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Reviving California's Gold Mines : An Interview with Ben Mossman, CEO of Rise Gold Corp.

May 22, 2021

Rise Gold Corp is in the process of re-opening a historic underground gold mine, the Idaho-Maryland mine, first opened in 1863. At its' peak production in the early 1940s it employed 1000 people and was the second biggest go…

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Ranch to Table Meat Supply: Talking to Adam Parks of Victorian Farmstead Meat Company.

May 6, 2021

Food Safety and Security soared in importance in the wake of Covid 19 meat packing plant infection rates and collapse of the supply chain. Ranch to table meat supply is a shorter, safer, cleaner way to source better quality …

Guest: Adam Parks
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Wine Country Resiliency: A conversation with Bill Boerum, Wine Industry Entrepreneur.

April 29, 2021

Napa and Sonoma Counties are America's premier wine producing regions. 85% of American wine is produced in California with Napa and Sonoma accounting for more than half of that total. Bill recounts the early signs of economi…

Guest: Bill Boerum
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Bitcoin and Coinbase: What you should know before investing. In conversation with Anders Kruus, Financial Advisor.

April 14, 2021

Coinbase went public today, making it easier for individual investors to transact in Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Tether and Litecoin. Will Coinbase make Crypto more accessible like Apple and Microsoft made clunk…

Guest: Anders Kruus