Kinetic Transfer inspires college students to take the first step in pursuing their ideas. Join Vanessa Chan, an entrepreneur, investor and professor as she talks with today’s leading innovators about their journeys. Learn what really drives real world impact (spoiler alert, it’s not GPA) and how these innovators got their start. After you listen to these stories, you will be energized to take some risks in your life and try something new!
Kinetic Creators Final Showcase
The Final Showcase is here! Listen to four founders speak about their entrepreneurial journeys and their experiences as a part of Kinetic Creators. Joey, Abigail, Sebastian, and Jocelyn, along with many other founders, turned a unique situation into an opportunity to pursue their passions, and they certainly set their potential into motion!
Episode 6: Lisa Sun
Don't be "fashionably" late to Vanessa Chan's conversation with Lisa Sun, CEO & Founder of Gravitas, a fashion company whose mission is to merge intelligent function with size-inclusive versatility. Lisa explains that connecting the dots of her life: her passion for helping people and love of fashion, eventually led her to start her own company. This interview is sure to be your style in more ways than one!
Episode 5: Doug Baldasare and Sheri Tate
Get charged up for an electrifying interview with Doug Baldasare, Founder and CEO of ChargeItSpot, and Sheri Tate, SVP of Product Strategy at ChargeItSpot! ChargeItSpot is the leading provider of secure phone charging stations for retailers and brands. Doug and Sheri describe the meteoric rise of ChargeItSpot, from its unconventional inspiration to its current status as a global supplier. You're sure to be full battery after listening to this dynamic duo.
Episode 4: Liz Bales
Grab your favorite furry friend and listen in to a conversation with Dr. Liz Bales, Founder and CEO of Doc & Phoebe's Cat Co. Liz discusses the hard lessons she had to learn when starting out-knowing when to seek support and when to rely on her own skills. Her path might not have been purr-fect, but with these lessons learned, she's making a feline to success.
Episode 3: David Pakman
Tune in for a talk with David Pakman, current partner at Venrock, co-creator of Apple's Music Group, and previous CEO of eMusic, the world's second largest digital music retailer at the time. David recounts his time at Apple, his approach to mentorship, and how he deals with failure, which is ever-present in venture capital. This interview will be music to your ears!
Episode 2: Patrice Banks
Join us for a chat with Patrice Banks, CEO and Founder of Girls Auto Clinic. Patrice talks about what inspired her to go back to school to become a mechanic, how she cranks out new ideas, and why it's important to have confidence in yourself no matter what people think. You don't want to miss this founder's (auto)motivating story!