22 episodes

Just as a spoke connects the wheel, support for our strong workforce connects our community. Hub City Spokes, a podcast designed for creators, catalysts and entrepreneurs, provides insight on what it means to have a developing venture in the “Hub City”. The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance sits down with hardworking individuals to talk about their experience growing a business in Lubbock, Texas and why they are here by choice.

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Just as a spoke connects the wheel, support for our strong workforce connects our community. Hub City Spokes, a podcast designed for creators, catalysts and entrepreneurs, provides insight on what it means to have a developing venture in the “Hub City”. The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance sits down with hardworking individuals to talk about their experience growing a business in Lubbock, Texas and why they are here by choice.

    S2E1: Kimberly Gramm and Cara Wells with TTU Innovation Hub and EmGenisys

    S2E1: Kimberly Gramm and Cara Wells with TTU Innovation Hub and EmGenisys

    Recently named the Associate Vice President of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Innovation Hub at Research Park, Kimberly Gramm along with Cara Wills, Founder and CEO of EmGenisys, sit down with Katherine White to discuss the successes they have been apart of within the Hub. Through the opportunities offered at the Hub, researchers and entrepreneurs like Cara have been able to build life-changing companies by taking their research to the industry.

    • 33 min
    S2E2: David Weindorf with Department of Plant & Soil Science

    S2E2: David Weindorf with Department of Plant & Soil Science

    David Weindorf, Associate Vice President in the Office of Research and Innovation and Professor in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences at Texas Tech University, discusses soil science in the Texas High Plains with Katherine White on this episode of Hub City Spokes.

    • 20 min
    S2E3: Carder Brooks and Cole Seifert with Gap Peptides

    S2E3: Carder Brooks and Cole Seifert with Gap Peptides

    On this episode of Hub City Spokes, Katherine White talks with Carder Brooks and Cole Siefert, Co-Founders of Gap Peptides. The two go in-depth on the advantages of starting a business in Lubbock with the assistance of the Innovation Hub at Research Park.

    • 21 min
    S2E4: Siva Vinapalli with Nemalife

    S2E4: Siva Vinapalli with Nemalife

    Katherine White sits down with Siva Vanapalli, a professor of chemical engineering at Texas Tech University and also Cofounder and CEO of Nemalife, a biotech and scientific community dedicated to identifying molecules that promote healthy human life. In this podcast they discuss how the Innovation Hub at Research Park helped launch his company.

    • 22 min
    S2E5: John Smothers with Reproductive Solutions, Inc.

    S2E5: John Smothers with Reproductive Solutions, Inc.

    John Smothers, President and CEO of Reproductive Solutions, Inc., sits down with Katherine White to share his experience building a research company at the Innovation Hub at Research Park. Smothers credits the success of Reproductive Solutions to the mentors and environment the Hub fosters.

    • 23 min
    S2E6: Magdalena Rakowska with Envirostatus

    S2E6: Magdalena Rakowska with Envirostatus

    Magdalena Rakowska, Founder of Envirostatus, talks about the great advantages of launching business in the Innovation Hub. In this episode, Magdalena emphasizes the importance of community. She attributes her business’ success to the resources and support she found at the Innovation Hub.

    • 15 min

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