Tech Episodes

July 30, 2019

Julian Brodsky: The Creation of Comcast

Julian Brodsky is the original CFO of Comcast, and a Philadelphia native. He and Daniel Aaron were the partners of Comcast Founder Ralph Roberts, and the three began the company in 1963 with the mission of providing cable tel...

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April 9, 2019

Liz Brown: From High School Dropout to Award-Winning Tech CEO

Liz Brown is the Managing Director at Backstage Philadelphia, an arm of Backstage Capital, a venture capital investment firm that invests in underrepresented founders. Liz, who’s originally from Buffalo, New York, had no plan...

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March 15, 2019

Emily Foote Williams: Leading an Education Startup Through Tragedy

In 2011, Emily Foote Williams co-founded an online education platform to help prepare students for the professional world. That company, Practice, was recently acquired by Instructure. In this episode, you’ll hear how she’s e...

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Dec. 12, 2018

Josh Kopelman: Founder of First Round Capital & Early Investor in Ube…

Josh Kopelman has been an active entrepreneur and investor in the Internet industry since its commercialization. In 1992, while he was a student at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Josh co-founded Infonau...

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Sept. 12, 2018

Christopher Wink: Technically, Journalism Isn't an Industry

Christopher Wink is the Publisher and CEO of Technically Media, which publishes local tech news network and nonprofit news site He’s a lead organizer of Philly Tech Week and Baltimore Innovation W...

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Aug. 1, 2018

Thomas Dixon: The Man with External Memory

Thomas Dixon was born-and-raised in Philadelphia, and would go on to receive a bachelors degree in Psychology with a minor in Neuroscience at Ursinus. One day in 2010 , while he was working at CHOP towards becoming a Youth Ps...

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July 26, 2018

Yasmine Mustafa: Undocumented Refugee Turned Social Entrepreneur & CEO

Yasmine Mustafa is a social entrepreneur fueled by a passion to leverage technology for good. She's the CEO of ROAR for Good, a certified B-corp aimed at reducing assaults against women using smart safety wearables and empath...

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May 7, 2018

Rick Nucci: The GURU of Philly Tech

Rick Nucci (@ricknucci) is the CEO and co-founder of Guru, a cloud knowledge management suite used by companies such as Shopify, Square, and Airbnb. Before Guru, he co-founded Boomi, a cloud integration service that was aquir...

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