44 episodes

The Tacos and Tech Podcast highlights the builders of companies, technologies, and the ecosystem of San Diego with a local flair for our lifestyle as well.

Tacos and Tech Podcast Neal Bloom

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The Tacos and Tech Podcast highlights the builders of companies, technologies, and the ecosystem of San Diego with a local flair for our lifestyle as well.

    44 - Gina Jacobs - Program Manager at San Diego International Airport Innovation Lab

    44 - Gina Jacobs - Program Manager at San Diego International Airport Innovation Lab

    Gina Jacobs is the program manager of the San Diego International Airport (SAN) Innovation Lab, a program that works with startups innovating in the airport industry. Listen in to hear about Gina’s experience running the SAN Innovation Lab, as well as her favorite taco spots. Investor Amy Chang joins the chat.

    Thanks to our partners Cox Business for their support in enabling us to grow the San Diego ecosystem.

    • 18 min
    43 - Steve Beck - Managing Partner at Serra Ventures

    43 - Steve Beck - Managing Partner at Serra Ventures

    Steve Beck is a managing partner at Serra Ventures, an early-stage venture fund focused on IT and agtech. The Illinois-founded fund has about 85 portfolio companies. Listen in to hear about Steve’s journey from entrepreneurship to church founder, investor, and avid mountain biker. Al Bsharah and Amy Chang join in for a fun group chat.

    Thanks to our partners Cox Business for their support in enabling us to grow the San Diego ecosystem.

    • 38 min
    42 - Amy Chang - Entrepreneur & Angel Investor

    42 - Amy Chang - Entrepreneur & Angel Investor

    Amy Chang is an entrepreneur, angel investor, and healthcare analyst. Listen in to learn about her 14-year run at AMN Healthcare and how she made the transition into angel investing, as well as her favorite taco spot.

    Thanks to our partners Cox Business for their support in enabling us to grow the San Diego ecosystem.

    • 33 min
    41 - Mike Krenn- President of Connect w/ SDVG

    41 - Mike Krenn- President of Connect w/ SDVG

    Mike Krenn is the President & CEO of Connect w/ SDVG, which elevates innovators and entrepreneurs throughout their growth journey. Listen in to hear how Mike Krenn got his start being involved in the local tech scene, what he’s currently doing at Connect w/ SDVG, and get the scoop on his favorite local tacos.

    Thanks to our partners at Cox Business for their support in enabling us to grow the San Diego startup and tech ecosystem.

    • 41 min
    40 - Pulkit Agrawal - Co-Founder & CEO of The 5th Ingredient

    40 - Pulkit Agrawal - Co-Founder & CEO of The 5th Ingredient

    Pulkit Agrawal is the CEO and Co-Founder of The 5th Ingredient, a software startup that has developed a platform that breweries can use to track their data from grain to glass. Listen in to hear how Pulkit went from starting his career at Ballast Point to founding The 5th Ingredient, and get the scoop on his favorite local tacos.

    Thanks to our partners Cox Business for their support in enabling us to grow the San Diego ecosystem.

    • 26 min
    39 - Maritza Diaz - CEO of ITJuana

    39 - Maritza Diaz - CEO of ITJuana

    Maritza Diaz is the CEO of ITJuana, a startup that enables companies to create software centers of excellence in Tijuana. Listen in to hear how Maritza helped expand San Diego-based Thermo Fisher to employ hundreds of engineers in Tijuana and now empowering dozens of companies to do the same, utilizing the strength of our mega-region.

    Thanks to our partners Cox Business for their support in enabling us to grow the San Diego ecosystem.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

JeezyLakobe ,

Start Ups San Diego and Beyond

Neal is the best in the biz! Fire guests, fire show, must listen for anyone in the startup scene, especially those looking to dive deep.

johnny_butt ,

Finally a tech podcast from San Diego

A great first hand experience podcast about tech in San Diego. Love listening and learning about all the great startups here in SD county. And as always can’t wait to hear more!

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