Tech Cocktail Sessions Podcast

Tech Cocktail Sessions Podcast
By Tech Cocktail
About this podcast
Tech Cocktail Sessions offers informative and inspirational talks from successful startup founders, entrepreneurs and thought-leaders from across the globe.
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Latest episodes
Nov. 17, 2014
How do you raise US $14M in venture capital from bald investors for a startup that deals with hair? For starters, you get high-profile investors like Ashton Kutcher, Sophia Bush and Guy Oseary on your side. Just ask Melody McCloskey, co-founder of the online... [[ Visit TechCocktail.com for additional startup events, news and entrepreneurial resources. ]]
Oct. 30, 2014
Last month, Tech Cocktail joined startup and tech enthusiasts in welcoming Maria Thomas of SmartThings and Martin Ringlein of nvite in Crystal City at Disruption Corporation, home of Crystal Tech Fund. An award-winning designer, developer, entrepreneur and angel investor; Martin most recently was at... [[ Visit TechCocktail.com for additional startup events, news and entrepreneurial resources. ]]
Sept. 28, 2014
Aaron Draplin was born in Detroit, Michigan: a true Midwesterner through and through. At the age of 4, his parents moved their family from big-city Detroit to a small town in Central Lake Michigan. Life was good for a while, but when Draplin hit... [[ Visit TechCocktail.com for additional startup events, news and entrepreneurial resources. ]]
Sept. 2, 2014
Ben Huh may be best known as the cat meme magnate who is actually allergic to cats.  The founder and CEO of the social humor network, Cheezburger Network, has raised over $30M in funding since it first launched in 2007. His 60 websites, including... [[ Visit TechCocktail.com for additional startup events, news and entrepreneurial resources. ]]
July 2, 2014
Dr. Jessica Grossman is thinking about joining the first VC fund focused on women’s health startups, she announced at Tech Cocktail Week Sessions in downtown Vegas in June. The fund, called EXXclaim Capital, will invest in companies focused on areas like pediatrics, health and wellness,... [[ Visit TechCocktail.com for additional startup events, news and entrepreneurial resources. ]]
June 25, 2014
We had the opportunity to talk to Andres Moreno, cofounder and CEO of Open English, about raising US$120 million in funding, potential IPO, and Miami’s growing technology scene. Moreno sat down with Tech Cocktail’s Frank Gruber during the Miami Sessions event at Venture Hive. Moreno also... [[ Visit TechCocktail.com for additional startup events, news and entrepreneurial resources. ]]
June 20, 2014
Content is King, but not what helped Vox Media raise capital and trust of investors. It takes more than that, there is a formula. That formula was shared by Vox Media’s CEO Jim Bankoff talk during Tech Cocktail Sessions, to a crowd of entrepreneurs... [[ Visit TechCocktail.com for additional startup events, news and entrepreneurial resources. ]]
June 13, 2014
Last night, a few hundred people filled MLK Library for DCTech Meetup’s Women in Tech edition. After pitches from six women-led startups in the DC region, an all-female panel of local women in tech discussed the ways through which we can impact the membership... [[ Visit TechCocktail.com for additional startup events, news and entrepreneurial resources. ]]
May 28, 2014
Last week, we brought together a panel of experts in Chicago to talk about being a product manager – an often-unsung team player whose work spans business, design, and technology. “The buck starts and ends with the product manager. They’re the one person that... [[ Visit TechCocktail.com for additional startup events, news and entrepreneurial resources. ]]
May 28, 2014
Last year, GrubHub was weeks away from releasing a new product. But at the last minute, they decided to pull the plug. “I actually felt pretty good about it,” recalled Sandra Dainora, director of product, at our Chicago Sessions event last week. “An important... [[ Visit TechCocktail.com for additional startup events, news and entrepreneurial resources. ]]