Scot MacTaggart of Pitchwerks joins us in Mayhem Studio to discuss the concept behind the Podcast, the variety of creatives, polititians and more he’s had a chance to talk with, and working as a salesman and consultant over the years while continuing to get getting sleep at night.
Scott Simmons joins us to discuss The Scarehouse, “Pittsburgh’s Scariest Haunted House”. We talk about how this seasonal business is a year long job, using social media, behind the scenes videos and new technologies to connect online, moving on from television and more!
Jacob Linzenbold of ATP Resources talks about discovering eCenter @ Lindenpointe from their first Startup Weekend in Hermitage, PA, and how he decided to work on his medical supply business at the center.
Mark Rossi from Earthbound Crystals joins us from his space at the eCenter @ Lindenpointe to talk about why he dropped out after a couple weeks in college to start his own business and how the center helped him find a path to entrepreneurship, being a part of Start Up Weekend Hermitage, why he uses Periscope to help spread the word about his products and more!
Andrew Pavlick is a recovering entrepreneur working his craft in creative media at the eCenter @ Lindenpointe in Hermitage, PA.We talk about seeing Hermitage as an option for tech minded workers, The Winner’s efforts to start up new industry, the first Start Up Weekend in the region and changing his strategy to get out of his comfort zone and more!
Ketaki Desai joins us to discuss the eCenter@Lindenpointe, a business incubator in Hermitage, PA in Mercer County.We discuss building tech and business in a region not always thought as an innovative region, Entrepreneurship Academy that shows High School students opportunities in the area, some of the success stories for this young organization, the first Startup Weekend for the area, and more!
We are visiting the Center for Media Innovation to chat with Chelsea Pompeani, Media Innovation Specialist at Point Park University, to discuss the new center and how the school is preparing students for different kinds of broadcast and new media careers.
We talk with Bobby Zappalaof Ascender, a hub for starters and builders rebranding from the old Thrill Mill. We discuss the “start up” community in Pittsburgh an why they are distancing themselves from that moniker, growing into the new name, Thrival Festival, what they bring to the table with their move, the IBM Watson AI Xprize in Pittsburgh, and what is coming up!
We chat with Aaron Hartman of Bits to Pieces about the rise of 3D Printing and his service that offers leasing services for the devices. We discuss the state of 3D printing with the local kids, working out of Work Hard Pittsburgh, how you can get into 3D printing, what sorts of practical uses are there of today’s printers, and the patent issues with 3D printing.