Shots & Bytes
By Tyler Jefford
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Weekly interviews with tech entrepreneurs and startup owners. Focusing on technology, business and where they intersect.
||CleanInspiring Students with Technology at eSpark Learning||This edtech startup has raised over 10 million dollars and has worked with over 80k students ranging from kindergarten to 8th grade. They do this through personalized learning and empowering teachers to transform their classrooms with differentiated ins||5/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBecoming The Best Team in Chicago with Derek Nelson||This week Derek joins us to discuss hiring for his company Clique, how he manages his family life when he cant "shut off" and we talk about how Clique has become one of the best teams to work for in Chicago, and whats next now that they have reached tha||4/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRunning an Unconventional Branding Agency||Ava St. Claire comes on the show to talk about starting up The Moonrose Agency and the challenges she has faced as a minority in technology. We talk about the difficulties of the business side of small business, why she has a psychic on staff and the ma||4/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChanging Health Insurance With Endeavor Plus||This week, Vincent Esposito comes on to talk about Endeavor Plus, an innovative health insurance company that is looking to challenge some of the big players in the industry like Blue Cross and Blue Shied, Cigna, etc. We talk about how Vinny transitione||4/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaking Media Collaborative and Transparent With Hearken||Corey Haines is the CTO and CoFounder of Hearken, a company with the small mission of making the media more transparent by boosting readers engagement during the reporting process.||4/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat to Expect When Getting Into Tech||Brent Williams joins us this week to talk about what he is doing to assist people looking to switch careers, or if you are coming out of college and looking to join a really good company. What do you look for, how do you get in the door? Listen to the f||9/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIf I Cut Off My Arm, I Will 3D Print A New One||Mike Moceri joins us this week to talk about his 3d printing business, how he got into it and why he came up with MakerOS, a platform for 3d printing businesses. If you're like me and think 3d printing is all about widgets, listen as Mike talks about th||9/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Chat About Code Reviews with Shara Miller||This week we focus a little more on the tech side of things and discuss code reviews with Shara Miller. Shara is an Engineer at a leading advertising agency here in Chicago, and has many years of experience working on the web.||8/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIT Solutions 12 months later with Jimmy Huber||Jimmy is back after 12 months and shares all the new things going on at Infotech Solutions. We also talk about his new venture, becoming the "Wireless Guy" in his local community. New offices, new VP, new clients, new employees and a new baby coming soo||8/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeamless Technology for Senior Care with Donovan Morrison of Luna Lights||Luna Lights is taking a new approach to fall prevention. It prevents and detects falls and keeps you connected to the ones you love. In this episode we talk about senior care, technology and how Luna Lights is using such a seamless implementation that||8/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTech Diversity with Dominic Liddell of Tech While Black||Dominic Liddell is helping black adults reach their career and business goals in tech as well as educating companies about diversity in tech by creating programs and opportunities through Tech While Black.||7/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStarting Up A Branded Video Content Company with Christian Ramirez||Christian Ramirez is an incredibly driven and talented entrepreneur. He founded Two Gents Digital with his friend and produce some of the most visually stunning content you can get as a brand.||7/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPerformance Reviews Suck! Jennifer and Landon Shoop are Changing that with Fizz||Jennifer and Landon Shoop are a husband and wife team taking on how performance reviews are done with their new service, Fizz. Thought up when Landon was frustrated with how antiquated and mundane the system for reviews was, they built Fizz keeping rati||7/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStarting up a Design Collective with Sean Baker||SuperBoss is a design collective, with its employees working remotely across America. Find out how Sean started SuperBoss, how they work remotely and what has been the biggest regret when starting up. SuperBoss focuses on web design and development whil||6/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStarting Up an IT Consultant Company With Jimmy Huber||Jimmy has always been interested in computers and starting an IT consulting company was something that just came naturally. It wasn’t until 2012 when he merged his business with his VP Weston’s business when it became Infotech.||10/21/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHouse Flipping Startup with Clay Deal||In this week's episode we talk about a new startup in Central Illinois focusing on flipping houses for first time buyers. Clay Deal goes in depth about his business and how he founded this company with his wife and in-laws.||10/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLife Coach Startup with Julie Hubbard||Julie Hubbard started a Life coaching business on the side while she was ramping down her retail store of 9 years. At the very same time, she started selling essential oils and using her skills of coaching to create over performing staff to sell product||9/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Intersting and Informative
Great, unbiased looks into various entrepreneurs process and journey. The host has a curated interesting questions and isn't afraid to go off script when it's headed towards those nuggets of wisdom we all listen for.