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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
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From Side Hustle to Startup: Ed Rocha gives us a road map to build a business.

March 4, 2021

Serial Entrepreneur and business coach Ed Rocha sets out a clear step by step strategy to take your gig, side hustle or past time from a concept to a profitable business. He practices what he preaches, having successfully la…

Guest: Ed Rocha
Business

The Black Swan and Predictions for 2021

Jan. 7, 2021

The Covid 19 Pandemic was a Black Swan event unleashed on the world in early 2020. A Black Swan event is an extreme outlier occurrence with a huge impact which is only explainable after the fact. Do any Black Swans lurk in …

Guest: Jim Herlihy
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FaceBook launches a new cryptocurrency, the Diem: What could possibly go wrong ?

Dec. 10, 2020

FaceBook will launch a new cryptocurrency the Diem and a financial wallet the Novi to complement it. Target date is early 2021. It will be backed by the US dollar so it will not be digital in the way that Bitcoin is digital…

Guest: Jim Herlihy
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California Home Prices: Up, Up and Away !

Dec. 4, 2020

Not even a once in a century global pandemic seems to be able to slow down the rise in California's robust residential real estate market. The median price for a home hit $712,000 and shows little sign of slowing down. Low …

Guest: Jim Herlihy
Business

Is the Gig Economy Dead ?

May 7, 2020

Silicon Valley is beginning to experience a wave of layoffs - a rarity as tech firms considered themselves immune from such cuts in the past. But the Gig Economy with its ride hailing apps and home stay apps will have the bi…

Guest: Jim Herlihy
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Work.com: a new software tool to re-open America.

May 5, 2020

Work.com, a creation of Salesforce based in San Francisco, will provide managers the tools to keep employees safe from the Coronavirus in the workplace, as America goes back to work. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor…

Guest: Jim Herlihy
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To open or not to re-open: that is the question.

May 4, 2020

As the US moves to the next phase of the pandemic with almost half the country re-opening for business, California is slower off the mark. Why ? And why has Ireland been able to craft such a winning Roadmap to Re-Opening wit…

Guest: Jim Herlihy
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Innovation Update: Covid 19 solutions

April 8, 2020

Innovation Update is a weekly feature of The San Francisco Experience. In today’s installment we recount 7 innovations created in the San Francisco Bay Area to confront Covid-19 and stop it dead in its tracks. --- This episo…

Guest: Jim Herlihy
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Living on Lockdown: the Art of Managing your 401k

April 1, 2020

The first in our series of podcasts to help you get through your home confinement during Lockdown. We focus on retirement savings in your 401k account and introduce online resources you can access. --- This episode is sponso…

Guest: Jim Herlihy