19 episodes

Bits and Bytes is hosted by Jean Yoon from Launch, where she connects with others in the start-up community using food as the catalyst. Armed with a sadistic sense of food humour, anyone is fair game to Jean's unique food challenges. Bits & Bytes will bring in guests ranging from serial entrepreneurs to first time interns to really spill the beans on what it's really like to work within a startup.

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Bits and Bytes is hosted by Jean Yoon from Launch, where she connects with others in the start-up community using food as the catalyst. Armed with a sadistic sense of food humour, anyone is fair game to Jean's unique food challenges. Bits & Bytes will bring in guests ranging from serial entrepreneurs to first time interns to really spill the beans on what it's really like to work within a startup.

    A Project Manager’s Journey From the Arctic to the Tech Industry | Nick Wilkinson, TTT Studios

    A Project Manager’s Journey From the Arctic to the Tech Industry | Nick Wilkinson, TTT Studios

    Bits & Bytes podcast is back for a brand new season! Hosted by your favourite Jean Yoon & Sam Chan from Launch, season 2 will yet again bring in guests ranging from serial entrepreneurs to first-time interns to really spill the beans on what it's really like to work within a startup while going through Jean’s unique food challenges!

    The first episode features Nick Wilkinson, Director of Project Management at TTT Studios. Previously having worked for NASA and the Canadian Space Agency Nick shares his journey into project management, the required skill set, the difference between project and product management, and why you don’t need to be a developer to become a project manager.

    Listen to more episodes of Bits & Bytes: https://pod.link/1501887543

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    Putting our Programs Specialist on the Hot Seat & Launch Team Reflections | Camille Bonnet, Launch

    Putting our Programs Specialist on the Hot Seat & Launch Team Reflections | Camille Bonnet, Launch

    Our very own program specialist Camille Bonnet joined our hosts Jean and Sam for a special Bits & Bytes episode as they talk about her experience at Launch, the dynamics of working remotely; in-person vs online meetings, mental health, and her reason to make the move to Vancouver from France.

    Watch on for this super fun episode to find out if Camille passes Jean's food challenge, as she tries the worlds most sour candy, and some other really 'interesting' flavours!

    Listen to this episode on your favourite podcast network: https://pod.link/1501887543

    Connect with us online @launchacademyhq
    Learn more about Launch: https://launchacademy.ca/

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    • 57 min
    Build No-code Apps in 90 Seconds with Pineapple | David Cruz, Pineapple

    Build No-code Apps in 90 Seconds with Pineapple | David Cruz, Pineapple

    Joining us on the latest Bits & Bytes episode is David Cruz, the winner of the recently concluded Launch.vc Pitch Competition 2021, founder of Pineapple Build, a no code mobile app builder; and Vhista, an app designed to help the visually impaired.

    David has worked for multinational companies including Google and Meta and is also one of our current Maple program members. In this episode, David talks about his journey from Bogotá to San Francisco, his future plans and the superpower that can change the world!

    Find David on Twitter: @davidcruzcs

    Connect with us on social media: @launchacademyhq
    Learn more about Launch: https://launchacademy.ca/

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    A ‘Bored Ape’ That Turned My Life Around Overnight | Swickie

    A ‘Bored Ape’ That Turned My Life Around Overnight | Swickie

    Our guest for this episode of Bits & Bytes is Swickie, owner of Kiki, a Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT character who is the first-ever female Ape to be cast in Punks Comic. Swickie talks about her NFT journey, NBA Top Shot, the rise of Kiki as an international NFT icon, and the moment where her life changed overnight, quite literally!

    Find her on Twitter: @topshotswickie

    Connect with us on soical media: @launchacademyhq
    Learn more about Launch: https://launchacademy.ca/

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    • 53 min
    The Need for More Diversity in the Tech Industry | Amy Tom, HackerNoon

    The Need for More Diversity in the Tech Industry | Amy Tom, HackerNoon

    Our guest for the latest Bits & Bytes podcast is Amy Tom, senior editor and podcast manager at Hacker Noon. Having worked previously in the corporate world before freelancing as a content marketing strategist for tech startups, Amy brings in her unique perspective to the tech industry. In this episode Amy talks about her journey, what it takes to be a woman in tech and how to tackle the prevalent imposter syndrome in the industry.

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    • 31 min
    Entrepreneurs Must Know When to End It | Adam O’Donnell, The Top.VC

    Entrepreneurs Must Know When to End It | Adam O’Donnell, The Top.VC

    This month’s Bits & Bytes podcast features San Francisco-based venture capitalist, startup mentor, and entrepreneur Adam O’Donnell. Adam currently works at Zendesk nurturing strategic relationships with VCs, accelerators, and entrepreneurs in the Silicon Valley startup ecosystem and beyond. Adam talks about his entrepreneurial failures and successes while offering practical advice for startups about when to push for a breakthrough and when to bow out.

    Find Adam O'Donnell on LinkedIn and listen to his podcast TheTop.VC.

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    • 57 min

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