EP 59: Applying Analytics to Address Biases in the Workplace
January 7, 2020
Timi Dayo-Kayode co-founded Worksense to provide people ops professionals with scalable, real-time analytics for identifying, mitigating, and preventing biases in major decisions involving employees. Timi…
 
 
EP 58: How Two Student Athletes Developed the First Engineered Tampon
December 24, 2019
Stanford alums and Tempo Co-Founders Greta Meyer and Amanda Calabrese looked at tampon leakage as an engineering problem and developed a solution based on fluid…
 
 
EP 57: Why Alumni Ventures Group is Investing in the Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow
December 19, 2019
Alumni Ventures Group's 10,000 Entrepreneurs (10KE) initiative is aimed at helping young adults explore entrepreneurial careers. The program is coordinated by Drew Wandzilak, a self-described…
 
 
EP 56: The Software Team That’s Revolutionizing Sleep Health
November 27, 2019
Daniel Gartenberg is obsessed with sleep quality and its health benefits. So he and a team of technologists built a software tool that uses sound,…
 
 
BONUS EPISODE: Celebrating the First Anniversary of Spirits & Startups in Boston
November 6, 2019
In October 2019, AVG returned to Boston to host the latest installment of its investor appreciation series, Spirits & Startups. Producer Scott Murphy joined the…
 
 
EP 55: Cancer, Chemo, and a Quest to Disrupt Clinical Trials
September 10, 2019
After enduring several failed rounds of chemotherapy, Ping Yeh tried a new type of treatment that would both save his life and change the trajectory…
 
 
EP 54: Why Catherine Lu Fast-Tracked Her Path into VC
July 22, 2019
Catherine Lu was approached by a few top venture firms after she sold a company that she'd started with Stanford classmates. But it wasn't until…
 
 
EP 53: How Mission Bio is Helping Physicians Beat Cancer
July 21, 2019
It's critical for cancer patients to get accurate diagnoses and effective treatment plans as quickly as possible. Yet, doctors often struggle with discerning exactly which…
 
 
EP 52: How Dartmouth Grads Leveraged Tech to Clean the Laundry Business
July 20, 2019
For years, Rinse Co-Founders Ajay Prakash and James Joun wondered how to increase sales in the static dry cleaning industry. They developed a solution that…
 
 
EP 51: How Kelsey Hunter Learned That Messaging is the Future of E-Commerce
July 18, 2019
Kelsey Hunter conducted a six-week experiment on Facebook Messenger, interacting with customers on the platform as though she were a chatbot. She discovered that people…
 
 
EP 50: An Answer to the Country’s Student Loan Crisis
July 10, 2019
David Klein attended business school with the goal of starting a company before he graduated. Ironically, the cost of attending business school exposed the very…
 
 
EP 49: Why Robots Can’t (And Shouldn’t!) Be Fully Autonomous
July 2, 2019
According to David Mindell, CEO and Co-Founder of Humatics, it doesn't make sense for a robot of any type to be independent of its environment.…
 
 
It’s 2019. Here’s Why Your Diversification Strategy Should Include VC.
June 24, 2019
Green D Ventures Managing Partner Laura Rippy and Partner Lacey Johnson unpack the rationale behind diversification in a way that’s helpful no matter where you…
 
 
Fund Feature: How Greg Baker, MP of Bascom, Embraces Midwestern Goodness
June 11, 2019
Greg Baker went to the University of Wisconsin to become an engineer, but a summer internship would change the trajectory of his career. One of…