52 episodes

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

    • Tech News
    • 5.0, 17 Ratings

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.

    Female Duo Helps Build Community Through Sharing Food on Cup O’ Sugar App

    Female Duo Helps Build Community Through Sharing Food on Cup O’ Sugar App

    Brook and Rema are co-founders of Cup O’ Sugar, a mobile app that allows neighbors to connect over sharing and requesting food ingredients. Tune in as Brook and Rema join host Neal Bloom and guest co-host Amy Chang, entrepreneur and angel investor, to discuss their journey as entrepreneurs in the San Diego tech industry.

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

    • 22 min
    Chad Sweet - CEO and Co-Founder of ModalAI

    Chad Sweet - CEO and Co-Founder of ModalAI

    Chad Sweet is the co-founder and CEO of ModalAI, a tech company that provides autonomy solutions for robots, and more recently, drones. Tune in to hear about Chad’s journey as an entrepreneur in San Diego’s autonomous tech industry and get the scoop on his favorite taco spot in San Diego.

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

    • 21 min
    What's Happening in SD Tech in May with Alexa-Rae Navarro of Startup San Diego

    What's Happening in SD Tech in May with Alexa-Rae Navarro of Startup San Diego

    Listen in as Startup San Diego Executive Director Alexa-Rae Navarro joins host Neal Bloom and guest co-host Amy Chang, entrepreneur and investor, to talk about the latest tech news. The episode kicks off with Alexa-Rae providing updates on Startup San Diego events and then goes into a discussion about local tech news [starting at 18:54].

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

    • 32 min
    Darin Andersen - Co-Founder & CEO of NXT Robotics

    Darin Andersen - Co-Founder & CEO of NXT Robotics

    Darin Anderson is co-founder & CEO of NXT Robotics, a company that provides service robots to support increased security monitoring and alerting requirements. Tune in to hear about Darin’s journey as an entrepreneur in the tech and cybersecurity industries and get the scoop on his favorite taco spots, both across the border and in San Diego.

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

    • 30 min
    Teal & Tristan Cooper - Founders of VendiBean

    Teal & Tristan Cooper - Founders of VendiBean

    Tune in to hear how siblings Teal and Tristan Cooper turned a midnight coffee craving into a successful startup. VendiBean’s sleek coffee vending machines can be found in various locations, like college campuses, hospitals, and offices. The duo also describe their recent hardships with the global health crisis and its effect on their business.

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

    • 22 min
    47 - Bobby Brannigan - Co-Founder & CEO of Mercato

    47 - Bobby Brannigan - Co-Founder & CEO of Mercato

    With the world upside in quarantine, serial entrepreneur Bobby’s local grocery delivery app is growing leaps and bounds. Hear how his entrepreneurial journey and upbringing has led him to having a helpful business in the middle of the COVID-19

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

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 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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