25 episodes

With each episode, Hack the Industry explores an exciting application of software in a particular industry. To do this, we bring in guests who are mavericks in their respective fields-- whether that's through breaking boundaries as a startup founder or through leading teams as a corporate professional. Tune in to hear these experts' stories and learn where software is taking industries.

Need your resume reviewed? Business idea analyzed? Startup funded? Catch us at our Office Hours-- https://forms.gle/SPY6DWbHqqCc4XFEA

| Hosted by Tanmay Shah

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With each episode, Hack the Industry explores an exciting application of software in a particular industry. To do this, we bring in guests who are mavericks in their respective fields-- whether that's through breaking boundaries as a startup founder or through leading teams as a corporate professional. Tune in to hear these experts' stories and learn where software is taking industries.

Need your resume reviewed? Business idea analyzed? Startup funded? Catch us at our Office Hours-- https://forms.gle/SPY6DWbHqqCc4XFEA

| Hosted by Tanmay Shah

    Behind the NFT Boom

    Behind the NFT Boom

    Today on the show we have Brandon Smith. Brandon is the CEO of Bondly Finance, an e-commerce company “powering the next generation of NFTs” and bringing decentralized finance to everyone. With an aggressive product roadmap and recent partnerships for NFT (non-fungible token) launches with the likes of Tory Lanez and Logan Paul, Brandon and his team at Bondly are looking to dominate the ongoing NFT boom across several industries.

    • 34 min
    Taking Flight with Joby Aviation

    Taking Flight with Joby Aviation

    Today on the show we have Brian Uznanski. Brian is an Electrical Engineer at Joby Aviation, a secretive air-taxi startup based in Santa Cruz, CA. With nearly $1B in funding, endorsement from the US Air Force, and the recent acquisition of Uber Elevate, Joby plans to release its air taxis by 2023 and revolutionize the way we approach transportation. On this episode, you’ll hear all about Joby’s history and the eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and landing) industry.   Need your resume reviewed? Business idea analyzed? Startup pitch critiqued? Catch us at our Office Hours-- https://forms.gle/SPY6DWbHqqCc4XFEA

    • 14 min
    E-Commerce in a Socially Conscious World

    E-Commerce in a Socially Conscious World

    Today on the show we have Alex Mueller. Alex is the Founder of Choobs, an online marketplace for shopping with socially conscious brands. Choobs sells brands which support social missions ranging from Animal Conversation to Cancer Recovery to Environmental Causes, and with nearly 20 brands and thousands of products already on its platform in the last year, it is positioned to scale its impact quickly.

    On this episode, you’ll hear about what Choobs is working on as well as the following topics:  

    Discoverability of online storefronts + what makes a brand ‘socially-conscious’ + software tools for the modern e-commerce marketplace.  Need your resume reviewed? Business idea analyzed? Startup pitch critiqued? Catch us at our Office Hours-- https://forms.gle/SPY6DWbHqqCc4XFEA

    • 26 min
    To the Moon: Social Trading & Crypto in a Post-GameStop Market

    To the Moon: Social Trading & Crypto in a Post-GameStop Market

    Today on the show we have Michael McCarty. Michael is the Co-Founder & CEO of Shrimpy, the social trading platform for cryptocurrency. Shrimpy simplifies the way you manage your portfolio by automating your trading strategy, and in just 3 years, their trading network has executed over $1B in trades across 17 exchanges, reaching in excess of 200k daily orders.    

    On this episode, you’ll hear about what Shrimpy is working on as well as the following topics: blockchain adoption trends + automated portfolio management + social trading.       Need your resume reviewed? Business idea analyzed? Startup pitch critiqued? Catch us at our Office Hours-- https://forms.gle/SPY6DWbHqqCc4XFEA

    • 58 min
    Change-ing the Game: Social Impact in a Millenial Economy

    Change-ing the Game: Social Impact in a Millenial Economy

    Today on the show we have Amar Shah and Sonia Nigam. They are co-founders of Change, a company on a mission to “power the giving economy”. With an easy checkout integration for brands, Change is looking to “eliminate the time and resources spent on connecting, vetting, and integrating with nonprofits”.
    On this episode, you’ll hear about what Change is working on as well as the following topics: Relevant nonprofit integrations + learnings from Stripe + nonprofit software struggles + API economy difficulties/trends.
    Need your resume reviewed? Business idea analyzed? Startup pitch critiqued? Catch us at our Office Hours-- https://forms.gle/SPY6DWbHqqCc4XFEA

    • 30 min
    Accelerating Research from Lab to Market with AI

    Accelerating Research from Lab to Market with AI

    Today on the show we have Chase Bonhag. Chase is CEO & Co-Founder of FirstIgnite, a company that has developed the first-ever sales tool for scientific research and intellectual property. With a 4 step process that includes a proprietary AI matching engine, Chase and his team are on a mission to “equip scientists and the people around them with the tools they need to get research to market." On this episode, you’ll hear about what FirstIgnite is working on as well as the following topics: Testing an AI matching algorithm + Trends in Research Commercialization + A New Collaboration Model Between Universities & Companies Need your resume reviewed? Business idea analyzed? Startup pitch critiqued? Catch us at our Office Hours-- https://forms.gle/SPY6DWbHqqCc4XFEA

    • 33 min

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