33 episodes

Welcome to My Biggest Lesson, the podcast that brings you the key learnings from the most influential founders, executives and investors in the Colorado tech community.
Hosts, Adam Burrows and Chris Erickson, are the founders of Range Ventures - an early stage venture firm based in Denver. Listen to a series of conversations featuring the leaders of successful startups in Colorado and beyond. You’ll learn about their life, career, and the most important lesson they’ve learned along the way.
Find out more about what they're up to at Range.VC at https://www.range.vc/
Connect with Adam and Chris and the Range VC team on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/range-ventures/

My Biggest Lesson Range Ventures

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    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Welcome to My Biggest Lesson, the podcast that brings you the key learnings from the most influential founders, executives and investors in the Colorado tech community.
Hosts, Adam Burrows and Chris Erickson, are the founders of Range Ventures - an early stage venture firm based in Denver. Listen to a series of conversations featuring the leaders of successful startups in Colorado and beyond. You’ll learn about their life, career, and the most important lesson they’ve learned along the way.
Find out more about what they're up to at Range.VC at https://www.range.vc/
Connect with Adam and Chris and the Range VC team on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/range-ventures/

    Tom Higley: Success Can Mean More Than Winning

    Tom Higley: Success Can Mean More Than Winning

    Our guest this week is Tom Higley, who is the founder and CEO of X Genesis a new venture studio focused on entrepreneur success in health, water, climate and 10.10.10. a 501(c)3 a project of the Colorado Nonprofit Development Center (CNDC). Tom has seen the Colorado ecosystem grow since the dot come era as a long-time Techstars mentor and advisor to hundreds of founder and CEO's in his over 20+ years. On this episode Tom shares why his lesson on success is based on what the meaning of success is to you Plus hosts, Chris and Adam learn what Colorado company Tom has his eyes on and what exactly led to his exit of $280MIllion.




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    • 27 min
    Megan Guy: It’s Possible to Love What You Do Without Doing What You Love

    Megan Guy: It’s Possible to Love What You Do Without Doing What You Love

    On this episode, Megan shares her perspective on the Colorado's tech ecosystem compared to others she's experienced in her career. Plus host Adam and Chris learn how Megan's persistence to be aligned with good people and make an impact through her work ultimately lead to her biggest lesson.

    • 23 min
    Michael Joseph: Harness Your Energy

    Michael Joseph: Harness Your Energy

    Hosts Adam and Chris speak with Michael Joseph who is the founder and CEO of Scratch Kitchen a a vertically integrated, on-demand restaurant platform built for customers that want everyday healthy meals. Michael is also a serial entrepreneur and angel investor based in Colorado for the last 20 years who previously founded and led Green Chef to a $120m run rate with 800 employees before selling to Hello Fresh. On this episode, Michael shares his passion for some of his favorite "unicorn" startups in the Denver tech ecosystem, tips on how he built up his investor network and when to know which idea is the one. Plus he details key parts of his career journey that led to learning his biggest lesson




    Listen now on: Amazon Music (Alexa) | Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts

    Check out more about what we're up to at Range.vc 

    Connect with hosts Adam and Chris and the Range VC team on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/range-ventures/

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 30 min
    Kelly Schaefer: Envision an Outrageously Great Outcome

    Kelly Schaefer: Envision an Outrageously Great Outcome

    Host Chris and Adam learn some new tips from Kelly on how to start new products, engage with new connections, and about how her lesson on how envisioning a great impact with her work has fueled amazing outcomes in her career and personal life.

    • 19 min
    Matthew Wetschler: Slow is Smooth and Smooth is Fast

    Matthew Wetschler: Slow is Smooth and Smooth is Fast

    Our guest this week is Matthew Wetschler who as CEO of Plume, empowers teams to provide world-class trans-healthcare and create more equitable health experiences for everyone. Matthew shares stories from his unique career from Stanford-trained physician, entrepreneur, and healthcare innovator. Plus Chris and Adam learn what attracted Matthew to Denver and its tech community.




    Listen now on: Amazon Music (Alexa) | Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts




    Check out more about what we're up to at Range.vc 

    Connect with hosts Adam and Chris and the Range VC team on LinkedIn

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 18 min
    Rory San Miguel: Get Pricing Right

    Rory San Miguel: Get Pricing Right

    Rory shares his story on how he went from "drone guy" to co-founder overnight plus provides 3 tips on how to price your product(s).

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Gerkin ,

A great listen

Very interesting and enjoyable lessons from entrepreneurs in Colorado, which doesn’t always get the same attention as the tech scenes on the coasts.

Boom8654377 ,

Great podcast

Great podcast and nice to hear some insights from different types of entrepreneurs.

jricheys ,

Helpful Reminders

As a member of the “Colorado tech community”, it’s great to see our entrepreneurs featured on a podcast. I found the lessons in both of the episodes to be immediately applicable to thinking about my goals and outcomes. Excited to hear more!

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