103 episodes

A weekly podcast exploring startups, technology, and entrepreneurship in Kentucky and beyond.

Middle Tech Evan Knowles & Logan Jones

    • Technology
    • 5.0, 28 Ratings

A weekly podcast exploring startups, technology, and entrepreneurship in Kentucky and beyond.

    100. Appriss: How Mike Davis Created a Data Company for Good

    100. Appriss: How Mike Davis Created a Data Company for Good

    On this week's episode, we sat down with the Founder of one of Kentucky's most successful companies - Appriss CEO, Mike Davis. Because of the work that Appriss does, 95% of all criminals in the US are tracked to ensure that the proper people can be notified upon their release and they are responsible for reducing the number of meth labs by 87%. Through the use of big data, Appriss is using knowledge for good.

    Learn more about Appriss at Appriss.com

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    Logan: www.instagram/lojo22

    • 1 hr
    99. Innovatemap: Christian Beck on the Importance of Design

    99. Innovatemap: Christian Beck on the Importance of Design

    On this week's episode, we sat down with the Executive Design Partner of Innovatemap, Christian Beck. Innovatemap is an Indianapolis-based design firm that helps companies of all sizes design & build digital products and services. In this episode, we focus heavily on the importance of good design. Christian walks us through what early stage companies should be doing in regards to design, and also shares lots of wisdom about the role that good design plays in building successful digital products.

    Listen to more from Christian at his podcast, Better Product.

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    Evan: www.twitter.com/EvanKnowles_

    Logan: www.instagram/lojo22

    • 50 min
    98. Borderless: Raffi Kayat on Bringing an International Payments Company from NYC to Kentucky

    98. Borderless: Raffi Kayat on Bringing an International Payments Company from NYC to Kentucky

    On this week's episode, we are joined by Raffi Kayat of Borderless. Borderless exists to create a better way for companies and individuals to handle international payments without incurring large fees in the process. Recently, Raffi and his team relocated their company from New York to Louisville, Kentucky and we get to hear a unique perspective from a founder that has experienced building a company in two very different cities.

    Visit Borderless at getborderless.com

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    Evan: www.twitter.com/EvanKnowles_

    Logan: www.instagram/lojo22

    • 55 min
    97. Land Betterment: How Kirk Taylor & Mark Jensen are Transforming Abandoned Coal Mining Land

    97. Land Betterment: How Kirk Taylor & Mark Jensen are Transforming Abandoned Coal Mining Land

    On this week's episode, we're joined by the Co-founders of Land Betterment, Kirk Taylor & Mark Jensen. As the name suggests, Land Betterment exists to give old coal mining land a new purpose. From a farm-to-bottle distillery, to a rubber recycling plant, their projects not only aim to give the land a new purpose, but the organization also exists to benefit the communities & environment in which they are established.

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    Logan: www.instagram/lojo22 

    • 55 min
    96. Truman's: Alex Reed on Changing How We Think of Cleaning Products

    96. Truman's: Alex Reed on Changing How We Think of Cleaning Products

    On this episode of The Middle Tech Podcast, we get an update on Truman's newest releases from Co-founder, Alex Reed. Alex first came on Middle Tech in season 1, episode 52 to discuss how Truman's was changing how we think of cleaning products through the use of concentrates & fun branding. Truman's is now releasing laundry & dishwasher detergent in addition to their 4 surface cleaner products.

    Visit us at middletechpod.com

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    Evan: www.twitter.com/EvanKnowles_

    Logan: www.instagram/lojo22

    • 47 min
    95. Venture Labs: Mike Hilton on Bringing Innovation & Intrapreneurship to the Corporate World

    95. Venture Labs: Mike Hilton on Bringing Innovation & Intrapreneurship to the Corporate World

    This week’s episode is all about how companies can build practical cultures of innovation. As technology advances and companies mature, it's essential that all businesses - especially large corporations - not only be accepting of innovation, but actively encourage it and seek it out. Venture Labs, an Awesome Inc program, was created to help companies equip themselves with the right processes to make sure they are building a culture that encourages innovation. This week, we sat down with Mike Hilton to discuss what Venture Labs does & why intrapreneurship is important in corporate settings. To learn more about Venture Labs, you can reach out to Mike directly at mike.hilton@awesomeinc.org. 

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    Evan: www.twitter.com/EvanKnowles_

    Logan: www.instagram/lojo22

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

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28 Ratings

28 Ratings

Hal @ New York Launch Pod ,

Great podcast!

Fantastic podcast about tech in and around Kentucky. Really enjoy listening to listening to Nate and Evan tackle new and interesting topics and as a New Yorker especially enjoyed the episode on Yext! This is a great listen for anyone in Kentucky and beyond!

Baller141411 ,

Good

A very young duo but both intellectually advanced in knowledge about business and the growing technology playing apart in our world. Covers all aspects that they announce in the beginning of each podcast in good detail. Also, very enjoyable to listen to.

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