8 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

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 11 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/

    Jenn Knight: Own Your Strengths, Accept Your Weakness

    Jenn Knight: Own Your Strengths, Accept Your Weakness

    Hosts Chris and Adam speak with Jenn Knight - Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of AgentSync.

    • 25 min
    Sean Roberts: Progress Over Perfection

    Sean Roberts: Progress Over Perfection

    On this episode Sean shares his fresh perspective on the environment for start-ups and investors in Colorado plus a few examples of his biggest lesson.

    • 19 min
    Nicole Glaros: It's About the People

    Nicole Glaros: It's About the People

    Nicole Glaros is currently the Chief Investment Strategy Officer at Techstars, where she helped grow the portfolio from 10 companies to over 2,500 and from $300K to over $750M under management. On this episode, hosts Adam and Chris speak with Nicole as she shares how her persistence manifested a role with Techstars, what her thoughts are on how to manage risk as an investor and how her Biggest Lesson has shaped her career




    Find out more about what we're up to at range.vc and connect with Adam and Chris and the Range Ventures 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.

    • 30 min
    Eric Roza: Trust Your Internal Compass

    Eric Roza: Trust Your Internal Compass

    In a very special episode, Adam and Chris speak with Eric Roza, the CEO of CrossFit who also serves on the boards of Crestone Capital, Endeavor, Sondermind, Spark Grills and as an advisor to Range Ventures.  He started his career at Bain & Company and worked for a number of technology companies in product, marketing, strategy, and general management. Eric led the team that built Datalogix to its sale to Oracle for over a billion dollars. Hear how Eric uses his intuition to help guide him through his biggest lesson.




    Find out more about what we're up to at range.vc and connect with Adam and Chris and the Range Ventures 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.

    • 28 min
    Danielle Wilkie: Manage Yourself First

    Danielle Wilkie: Manage Yourself First

    On this episode we hear from Danielle Wilkie, who has spent her 20+ year career following technology that transforms a variety of complex industries. Hosts, Adam and Chris find out what lead Danielle to her current role as Central Division President for Compass - a tech-enabled real estate brokerage firm. Danielle has been part of several successful startup exits including HomeAdvisor (f/k/a ServiceMagic sold to IAC in 2004), NetQuote (sold to Bankrate in 2010) and Craftsy (sold to NBCUniversal in 2018). She shares how she learned her biggest lesson and what she did to implement her biggest lesson into everyday life.




    Podcasts Danielle is listening to:

    The Knowledge Project

    Ten Percent Happier

    Freakonomics

    Making Sense with Sam Harris




    Books Danielle recommends:

    15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership, Jim Dethmer, Diana Chapman & Kaley Klemp

    Who? The A Method for Hiring, Geoff Smart and Randy Street

    Crucial Conversations, Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler

    Radical Candor, Kim Scott

    Never Split the Difference, Chris Voss

    Coaching Habit, Michael Bungay Stanier

    Start with Why, Simon Sinek

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

    • 24 min
    Harsh Patel: Be Honest & Direct

    Harsh Patel: Be Honest & Direct

    On this episode, hosts, Adam and Chris speak with Harsh Patel. A serial entrepreneur, who most recently led Galvanize as CEO, to a successful acquisition by Stride in 2020.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 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!

Top Podcasts In Business

You Might Also Like