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Technori with Scott Kitun on WGN Plus from WGN Radio in Chicago.
||ExplicitLook out photo booths, there’s a new sheriff in town||FOTO ATM lets you print your favorite pics directly from your phone. Co-Founders Eric Michaels and Brian Gardner join host Sean Froelich to talk about how they built the special little app. Find out how this product was developed and designed and how y||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCuriosity makes social media positive again||Curiosity CEO Lisa Weinstein makes content that trends. The content they create is both positive and eye-opening. We could all use some positive content. Host Sean Froelich discusses with Weinstein about the glut of online content and how negative medi||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitChicago holds the throne when it comes to parking||Yona Shtern is CEO of ParkWhiz and he’s connected garages, consumers and major brands together in order to streamline the parking process. ParkWhiz recently had to decide whether to host their own service or work it into other platforms. What did the||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCommon sense for car leasers||Carlease.com CEO Andy O’Dower is here to talk some pressure off host Scott Kitun. Carlease connects users with the right car, solid dealerships and good offers while delivering the car to your door. Unfortunately for Scott, his beloved electric car H||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAvail makes leasing easy for landlords||Avail makes renting easier and less daunting for landlords and tenants. Co-founder Ryan Coon found an archaic leasing industry and saw a path for innovation. Potential tenants even have an opportunity to find the right pad for them. Get more innov||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit“Everything’s there to stop you.” John Roa on his startup journey and success||It’s been a long trip to building Roa Ventures for multi-time Founder John Roa. He endured years of struggle before selling his startup Akta to Salesforce. Currently, Roa Investments deploys early-stage capital into high-potential lifestyle businesse||5/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitService quality is the top goal for your company||Hunt Club CEO Nick Cromydas is passionate about building napkin ideas into companies. He’s appeared on Forbes 30 under 30 and founder of New Coast Ventures. Cromydas and host Scott Kitun talk about how tech can bolster the recruitment process. Switch||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitA second chance on life is a good fight for Cara||Cara CEO and President Maria Kim is helping the underserved find quality work. Enduring domestic violence, poverty and incarceration should not be an end to finding a quality career. The process also rebuilds esteem among the individuals and their fami||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit“People want challenges and will rise to the occasion.” How RhinoDox stopped wasting time||Justin Ullman is on a mission to organize your company. The RhinoDox software is a cloud-based document solutions software that organizes your files and propels your business processes. The company has roots in 1913 and Ullman updated the company for d||4/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHey, 90s fans! Productivity is getting radder in 2018!||alligatortek is software that addresses business bottlenecks. Founder and CEO Sid Bala took his 90s enterprise-application company and updated it, getting it named as one of the top 50 Employers for Gen Y Emerging Talent in 2013. Bala reflects on the o||4/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWorried about doggy itches and allergies? Give them more GOO!||Stephen Hauer has created a tasty new GOO for your dog to re-calibrate dogs immune systems. Doggy Goo is a goo-licious treat that you feed to your dog daily. With Spring starting to bloom, GOO has come out to play. Prevention trumps treatment, everytim||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow to adopt tech and maintain human relationships in school||Otus COO Keith Westman is giving you more insight into the classroom. Host Scott Kitun is joined by GoCivic Chicago’s Beth Bond to talk about what’s new in tech overseas in London and Stuttgart. The goal of Otus is to utilize tech to create a holis||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThese Chomps men have a new way to eat meat||Chomps is the better for you meat snack. Gas station meats have historically left consumers wanting for better, healthier options. CEO Peter Maldonado and COO Rashid Ali join the show. Host Scott Kitun is happy to have the opportunity to discuss jerky.||4/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCan an office gym membership be the secret to better employee engagement?||Gympass is gonna get your office ready for beach season. The program allows offices to sign up together for a gym membership. US General Manager Sean Flynn and Midwest General Manager Fabio Salim join the show. The duo will let you know why this system||4/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat’s an influencer?||Matt Kamp is Senior Vice President of Influence & Co. The old adage goes “talent isn’t everything.” That’s because so many talented people have a hard time getting published. That’s where Kamp steps in to share some of the insights offered by||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGet real information about the apartments you’re searching||Rentgrata is letting you live welcome. Co-founders Zach Sloan and Sam McArtor built a platform that combines apartment searching with social networking. The differentiator for this startup is that it allows you to talk with building tenants to learn ab||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitOutsource all your chores||CEO Jake Obremski and CTO Neil Glazier are helping you get your chores done with the Dablr app. The duo started Dablr as high school juniors and are helping you either find extra help or extra dough. The services offered on the marketplace go anywhere||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitA patient-first health care system is here||CEO Mike Pykosz is building a patient-first approach to health care with Oak Street Health. The centers, spread throughout Chicagoland, focus on medicare patients and underserved communities. 9 out of 10 patients are strongly recommending Oak Street He||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit“We never stay the same. We continue to raise the bar.” How Blue1647 is building an education movement in Chicago||Blue1647 Founder Emile Cambry is building the next diverse generation of tech entrepreneurs. He’s hosting a TechCrunch meetup April 19th for young entrepreneurs to meet with tech leaders from around the nation. Cambry is currently developing Blue Stu||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAspire to fix problems you’ll stay interested in||If your product fails it means the people failed. That’s the problem Ethos CEO Alida Miranda-Wolf sets out to help companies avoid. Better people means a better business. Miranda-Wolf just came off a three year run at Hyde Park Angels before starting||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPut these powerful women on your Chicago tech radar!||The Founder of Women Tech Founders Terri Brax joins the show to discuss the upcoming Midwest Conference. GoCivic’s Beth Bond co-hosts with Scott Kitun to run through the rolodex of star female leaders that will be at the event. Get more innovators at||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEqual Pay Day Roundtable||Technori presents a special round table to recognize Equal Pay Day with Chicago women tech leaders. Host Scott Kitun and GoCivic Executive Director Beth Bond host the discussion. Terri Brax, Founder of Women Tech Founders and Ethos CEO Alida Miranda-||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGive scheduling a break and let Shedwool handle it||ShedWool is changing the way employees schedule. CEO Cory Warfield has spent 20 years in the restaurant industry and he’s ready to modernize the organizations. Warfield used to rap and talks about his past in the music industry as well as bootstrappi||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGood health starts with what we eat and eating well shouldn’t be hard||Farmer’s Fridge creates automated “micro-restaurants” delivered to offices, public lobbies, and airports and every unsold meal is donated to local pantries. The process doesn’t cost the businesses anything, it’s based on customer consumption.||4/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBoomers are retiring. Retiring is the leading cause of bankruptcy. It’s time to plan.||10 thousand baby boomers are turning 65 every day. Genivity is allowing seniors to retire without having to worry about bankruptcy by getting the whole family on board. Founder and CEO Heather Holmes helped create a SaaS platform that offers elder care||4/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAI leads every sale with your best rep||XSELL Technologies founder and CEO Matt Coughlin and Vice President Brad Bennett are revolutionizing sales. The platform utilizes AI to manage customer interactions. What if every customer talked with your best sales rep? That’s what XSELL offers!||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJiobit rallies the Chicago tech community around preventing gun violence||Jiobit CMO Lindsay Slutzky is helping to keep your kids safe. The company’s hardware gives parents peace of mind when they’re out in public with children. Parents can get GPS locating on their smartphone. Now the company is setting its focus on gun||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit“Our message resonated.” How Monument hit it big on Kickstarter||Founder Ercan Erciyes and Director of Customer Success Hardik Patel join the show to discuss easily storing your photos with Monument. The intelligent monument device backs up all the photos you take automatically. The team crowdfunded with Kickstarter||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTwo-time winner of “Most Effective IT Team” is getting kids in college||ISAC has been around for 60 years and has sucessfully attracted new tech talent and has won Most Effective IT Team award for the second time, being the first state agency to do so. CIO Ramnath Cidambi joins the show to talk about how ISAC has stays rel||3/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitChicago ranks #1 in returns to investors||A recent study shows that Chicago leads in returns to investors. Lightbank Managing Director Victor Pascucci III is one of those investors that opens doors for some of the hottest Chicago startups. Host Scott Kitun talks with Vic about Chicago’s risi||3/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
WOW… Tomorrow’s Business Today Podcast is flat out awesome. Good production quality. Easy to listen. Very impressed Scott. Keep bringing it.
Technori is really cool and a great way to stay connected in Chicago. Scott does a great job with the show's guests and is very fun to listen to!
Technori is fun, engaging, and I always learn something new (and cool) while listening. Scott is a wonderful host. Amazing podcast!