29 episodes

From the Biggest Little City in the World comes a podcast about Pioneers. Not the covered wagon types, the modern day Pioneers exploring new territory in economic development, entrepreneurship and personal development. Join your host, Doug Erwin as he explores what it takes to build resilient communities, companies and lives in this wide ranging podcast.

Doug is former serial entrepreneur turned economic developer and executive coach. He is committed to growing Northern Nevada’s startup and technology ecosystem and supporting entrepreneurs as they embark upon their own journeys. Doug’s work at the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada has helped change the perception of Reno and lay the foundation for future generations of entrepreneurs to thrive in the region. He was a member of Entrepreneurs Organization for 13 years, helped launched and curate TEDx Reno for its initial 3 years, sat on the board of the Discovery Museum and currently serves as a commissioner on the Reno Arts and Culture Commission.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/douglasrerwin/

Growth Pioneers Douglas Erwin

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 17 Ratings

From the Biggest Little City in the World comes a podcast about Pioneers. Not the covered wagon types, the modern day Pioneers exploring new territory in economic development, entrepreneurship and personal development. Join your host, Doug Erwin as he explores what it takes to build resilient communities, companies and lives in this wide ranging podcast.

Doug is former serial entrepreneur turned economic developer and executive coach. He is committed to growing Northern Nevada’s startup and technology ecosystem and supporting entrepreneurs as they embark upon their own journeys. Doug’s work at the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada has helped change the perception of Reno and lay the foundation for future generations of entrepreneurs to thrive in the region. He was a member of Entrepreneurs Organization for 13 years, helped launched and curate TEDx Reno for its initial 3 years, sat on the board of the Discovery Museum and currently serves as a commissioner on the Reno Arts and Culture Commission.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/douglasrerwin/

    Heather Brown - Startup Vegas

    Heather Brown - Startup Vegas

    On this episode of the podcast Doug speaks with Heather Brown the Co-founder of Startup Vegas. Heather is a passionate and dynamic leader with a background in community organizing and politics. They deep dive into the state of startups, entrepreneurship and economic development in Las Vegas.

    Kaitlyn Schlesinger - B Corps and values alignment

    Kaitlyn Schlesinger - B Corps and values alignment

    On this episode of the podcast Doug speaks with Kaitlyn Schlesinger, CEO of KS Strategies. They deep dive into the B Crop, discussing the benefits, the process, the potential pitfalls and case studies. Kaitlyn is a dynamic, articulate and authentic leader driving change in Las Vegas. For a free B Corp mini assessment check out https://forms.gle/F8gg16L9wiDVniaj8.

    Gener8tor - Investment accelerators for all

    Gener8tor - Investment accelerators for all

    In this episode of the podcast Doug speaks with Maggie Brickerman and Jared Byer from Gener8tor. Gener8tor is a nationally ranked top quartile venture fund and investment accelerator program. They cover a ton of ground on the role of accelerators, why Gener8tor is different and how to apply in Nevada. https://www.gener8tor.com/investment-accelerators

    Chris Yount - Family Business Legacy and beyond

    Chris Yount - Family Business Legacy and beyond

    On this episode of the podcast Doug speaks with Chris Yount. Chris was the CEO of Fortifiber Corporation a family business which Chris recently sold. They discuss the intricacies of running and selling a family business, what you do after the sale, the importance of boards for entrepreneurial companies and more.

    Elizabeth Redmond - Building dynamic workplaces.

    Elizabeth Redmond - Building dynamic workplaces.

    On this episode of the podcast Doug speaks with Elizabeth Redmond. Elizabeth founder Coworkr an IOT workplace dynamics company which was acquired by rZero. They discuss her Entrepreneurial journey, the changing landscape in office space being a founder and a mother and more.

    Kim Lane - Right to Start - It's time we live up to the original promise of America.

    Kim Lane - Right to Start - It's time we live up to the original promise of America.

    On this episode of the podcast Doug speaks with Kim Lane the COO of Right To Start. Right to start is dedicated to unleashing entrepreneurial opportunity for everyone by breaking down barriers and changing government policies which hamper entrepreneurial growth. They discuss many aspects of the Right to Start initiative in this engaging and important conversation.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

gsuite33 ,

Great Content

Great podcast. It’s awesome to see this casual approach to producing awesome content from some remarkable individuals.

Adam_is_pro ,

Growth Pioneers is a hit!

Doug truly loves the entrepreneurial journey and the community that snowballs as the innovation mindset takes over. Great insights!

whoompdarius ,

Doug Erwin is a genius

Love his show! Amazing insights and personality! A must listen to show!!!