Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg Podcast

Each episode of the podcast features wide-ranging discussions with tech’s top entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders about the most pressing issues facing them and the industry.

Introduction

Welcome to the Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg Podcast!

These conversations with luminaries from the global technology community were recorded as part of the monthly Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg Speaker Series, which convenes students from Cornell Tech, Bloomberg employees, and members of New York’s tech community at Bloomberg’s Global Headquarters in New York City. Now, they’re available to you!

Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg Podcast

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Podcast Episodes

Episode 1: Sam Altman, President of Y Combinator (Interviewed by Tom Giles)

Early-stage tech entrepreneurs face many nuanced problems. In this conversation, Sam Altman shares useful insights gleaned from the many companies incubated through Y Combinator.

Episode 2: Foursquare CEO Jeff Glueck & Executive Chairman Dennis Crowley (Interviewed by Vonnie Quinn)

Discover how Foursquare’s location intelligence services extend well beyond social networking.

Episode 3: Mark Josephson, CEO of Bitly & Bloomberg Beta’s Karin Klein (Interviewed by Vonnie Quinn)

It’s not hard to make a link shortener, as Bitly’s Mark Josephson shares. The trick is doing it at scale, in order to provide marketers with the insights they need.

Episode 4: Social Capital’s Chamath Palihapitiya (Interviewed by Pimm Fox)

What will unlock the next great wave of disruption? Social Capital founder and CEO Chamath Palihapitiya shares his ideas in this candid chat.

Episode 5: Union Square’s Fred Wilson & SV Angel’s Ron Conway (Interviewed by Tech:NYC’s Julie Samuels)

Ron Conway, the “Godfather of Silicon Valley” and Union Square Ventures’ Fred Wilson discuss trends in venture capital beyond Silicon Valley and New York City.

Episode 6: Kargo Founder/CEO Harry Kargman & Arkadium CEO/Co-Founder Jessica Rovello (Interviewed by Vonnie Quinn)

How do startups meet crises with ingenuity? Entrepreneurs on the bumpy road to profitability: take note.

Episode 7: Danny Meyer, Founder & CEO, Union Square Hospitality Group (Interviewed by Vonnie Quinn)

In this discussion about the evolving intersection of hospitality and technology, learn how restaurateur Danny Meyer’s ideas continue to shake up and shape the future of restaurant services.

Episode 8: Neil Blumenthal, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Warby Parker (Interviewed by Scarlet Fu)

In this discussion about e-commerce strategies and how to build lasting relationships with customers, Neil Blumenthal of Warby Parker shares some of his secrets for disruption.

Episode 9: Female Entrepreneurship with Birchbox’s Katia Beauchamp, Brit + Co’s Brit Morin and Dia&Co’s Nadia Boujarwah (Moderated by Scarlet Fu)

In this panel discussion about how female entrepreneurs can empower themselves while also building and scaling their businesses, these CEOs offer insights rooted in their own ups and downs.

Episode 10: Ben Lerer, Founder Group Nine Media/Thrillist Media Group and Managing Partner of Lerer Hippeau (Interviewed by Scarlet Fu)

In this discussion about problem-solving through technology, the ever-changing media landscape, and the future of online content, Ben Lerer shows why he’s a leader in digital media.

Episode 11: John Martin, (former) Chairman & CEO, Turner (interviewed by Scarlet Fu)

In this discussion about content distribution and the skills needed by the next generation of storytellers, John Martin shares his vision for how television networks should be growing.

Episode 12: Panel discussion with Andrew Yang, Founder of Venture for America, Labib Rahman, Product Manager at IPC Systems and Kate Catlin, Founder of Flock (moderated by Scarlet Fu)

Following a screening of the movie “Generation Startup,” we chatted with three entrepreneurs (two of whom are featured in the film) about what it takes to build the next generation of startups.

COMING MARCH 22, 2019
Episode 13: Brian S. Cohen, Chairman, New York Angels, and Founding Partner, New York Venture Partners (interviewed by Scarlet Fu)

In this discussion about what angel investors look for when choosing to invest and how to project the future ramifications of certain investments, Brian S. Cohen addresses these subjects head-on.

Upcoming Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg Speakers

The next event in the Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg Speaker Series is scheduled to take place from 5:30-8 PM on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

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