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The Tacos and Tech Podcast highlights the builders of companies, technologies, and the ecosystem of San Diego with a local flair for our lifestyle as well.

Tacos and Tech Podcast Neal Bloom

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The Tacos and Tech Podcast highlights the builders of companies, technologies, and the ecosystem of San Diego with a local flair for our lifestyle as well.

    Centralizing Healthcare Data with Ardy Arianpour

    Centralizing Healthcare Data with Ardy Arianpour

    Ardy Arianpour, CEO and co-founder of Seqster, is passionate about the interoperability of healthcare data. Seqster is a platform pioneering patient-centric interoperability to retrieve and seamlessly integrate data from various electronic health records. Tune in to hear just how he Ardy works on centralizing healthcare data at Seqster.

    Thanks to our partners at Cox Business for their support in enabling us to grow the San Diego ecosystem.

    • 25 min
    Scaling Medical Management by RFID with Monica Villanueva

    Scaling Medical Management by RFID with Monica Villanueva

    Monica Villanueva is a senior development engineer at Carlsbad-based IntelliGuard. IntelliGuard is an automated cloud based medication management platform that utilizes RFID technology to facilitate pharmaceutical inventory tracking. Monica hasn’t always been interested in development, but after a few career pivots, she is glad to be using her coding skills in the RFID industry.
    Thanks to our partners at Cox Business for their support in enabling us to grow the San Diego ecosystem.

    • 17 min
    The Online Giving Revolution of Nonprofits with Scot Chisholm

    The Online Giving Revolution of Nonprofits with Scot Chisholm

    Scot Chisholm is one of the original founders of Classy, a San Diego social enterprise named after none other than Anchorman. Classy helps nonprofit organizations maximize their fundraising through Classy’s online tools targeted at a younger generation. Tune in to hear more about the company’s growth and the team’s upcoming plans for their most recent Series D.

    Thanks to our partners at Cox Business for their support in enabling us to grow the San Diego ecosystem.

    • 41 min
    Impactful Investing in Diverse Founders with Oralia Alvarez

    Impactful Investing in Diverse Founders with Oralia Alvarez

    Oralia Alvarez plays a key role as the director of business development at San Diego’s Founders First Capital Partners; however, she didn’t always know she would work on the impact side of business. Founders First Capital Partners is the largest national platform for diverse businesses that lends to people of color, women of color, veterans, the LGBTQ+ community, and low income communities.

    Thanks to our partners at Cox Business for their support in enabling us to grow the San Diego ecosystem.

    • 27 min
    Revolutionizing Regenerative Agriculture via Locally Grown Fertilizer with Jared Criscuolo

    Revolutionizing Regenerative Agriculture via Locally Grown Fertilizer with Jared Criscuolo

    Jared Criscuolo is the Founder and CEO of Upcycle and Company, a fertilizer company breaking the cycle of consumption hoping to get users to the point where they no longer need fertilizer at all. Tune in to hear about how Upcycle and Company’s fertilizer is rather unique to the San Diego area and how exactly the startup is making a splash in the regenerative agriculture industry.

    Thanks to our partners at Cox Business for their support in enabling us to grow the San Diego ecosystem.

    • 38 min
    Empowering Women and Minority-Led Start-Ups with Silvia Mah

    Empowering Women and Minority-Led Start-Ups with Silvia Mah

    Silvia Mah has played a huge role in the growth of the San Diego startup ecosystem. As an author, mentor, angel investor and founder herself she has impacted the community here profoundly. Tune in to hear all about Silvia’s impressive start-up journey and her plans to continuously empower women and minorities of the tech ecosystem here in San Diego.

    Thanks to our partners at Cox Business for their support in enabling us to grow the San Diego ecosystem.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

JeezyLakobe ,

Start Ups San Diego and Beyond

Neal is the best in the biz! Fire guests, fire show, must listen for anyone in the startup scene, especially those looking to dive deep.

johnny_butt ,

Finally a tech podcast from San Diego

A great first hand experience podcast about tech in San Diego. Love listening and learning about all the great startups here in SD county. And as always can’t wait to hear more!

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