58 episodes

Startup communities are not built on a single company, person or idea. Instead, years of work go into cultivating an environment that allows entrepreneurs to work and thrive. The Ecosystem Builder Podcast profiles the community leaders devoting their lives to promote entrepreneurial activity in their local economies. Every Wednesday, from Mug.News.

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    • 5.0 • 37 Ratings

Startup communities are not built on a single company, person or idea. Instead, years of work go into cultivating an environment that allows entrepreneurs to work and thrive. The Ecosystem Builder Podcast profiles the community leaders devoting their lives to promote entrepreneurial activity in their local economies. Every Wednesday, from Mug.News.

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Nick and Kaitlyn are taking the week off from interviews. Before signing off for the weekend, we wanted to give thanks to our listeners and let everyone know our plans for the holidays! Happy Thanksgiving!!!

    • 6 min
    Welcoming Diverse Communities in Des Moines with Ben McDougal

    Welcoming Diverse Communities in Des Moines with Ben McDougal

    Ben McDougal is a Startup Ecosystem Builder from Des Moines, Iowa. He joins the show to discuss his work welcoming diverse communities to his startup ecosystem and provides an overview of the startup scene is Des Moines.

    Connect with Ben here.

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    • 40 min
    Introducing: The Startup Spotlight Series

    Introducing: The Startup Spotlight Series

    The two hosts of the Ecosystem Builder Podcast, Nick and Kaitlyn, discuss a new show Kaitlyn has created called The Startup Spotlight Series. Watch more Startup Spotlight Series on our YouTube page here.

    Read more from Mug.News here.

    • 28 min
    Changing Mindsets to Grow Ecosystems with Darcella Craven

    Changing Mindsets to Grow Ecosystems with Darcella Craven

    Darcella Craven is an Ecosystem Builder from Saint Louis, Missouri. She joins the Ecosystem Builder Podcast to chat about her local community and the work she's done to support the mental health of local entrepreneurs.

    Read more from Mug.News here.

    • 47 min
    Reinventing Venture Capital & Propelling Nebraska's Economy with Nathan Preheim

    Reinventing Venture Capital & Propelling Nebraska's Economy with Nathan Preheim

    Nathan Preheim is a Nebraska ecosystem builder, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist. He joins the Ecosystem Builder Podcast to share his journey as an entrepreneur and the systematic flaws he plans to fix with his new VC firm.

    Connect with Nathan here.

    Read more from Mug.News here.

    • 54 min
    Community Development Through Entrepreneurship in Iowa City with Angie Jordan

    Community Development Through Entrepreneurship in Iowa City with Angie Jordan

    Angie Jordan is an Ecosystem Builder from Iowa City, Iowa. She joins the show to share her own journey as an entrepreneur and the way Iowa City's community is ensuring every entrepreneur has the chance to succeed.

    Read more from Mug.News here.

    • 40 min

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