To accelerate in an accelerating world, your business needs to run on a different kind of fuel. Your ability to find new solutions and embrace creative strategies is what drives growth. You will learn actionable strategies from the most successful corporate visionaries and venture capitalists as well as discover breakthrough startups. This is a podcast for innovators at large companies and disruptive founders - the intrapreneurs and the entrepreneurs. This is for the doers that ask what’s next? Because what’s next is now.
The Innovation Mindset – The Best of the VentureFuel Podcast
We have taken insights from past guests to help you understand how and why to build an innovation mindset at your company. Featuring Comcast NBC Universal, Mondelez, Patron, AFVentures, NBA2k, Rogue Women’s Fund and Twitch.
Why Startup Partnerships – The Best of the VentureFuel Podcast
We have taken insights from past guests to answer why established business and large industries should partner with startups. Featuring Mastercard, The Clorox Company, CMAB, Microsoft, Paramount Pictures, Learfield IMG College, Next Ventures, and The Estee Lauder Companies.
AI Grocery Checkout – Popspots Co-Founder & CEO, Marlow Nickel
Popspots operates Grocery TV, The largest digital advertising network in U.S. grocery. Their tech delivers AI enabled in-store advertising, out-of-stock management, and planogram compliance. What’s unique about Popspots is their use of AI to measure their audience and the value they add to the physical grocery stores, and grocery stores are not only an essential service but the center of our communities.
Rapid Military Innovation – AFVentures Director, Jason Rathje
Jason Rathje, Major in the Air Force, aeronautical engineer and Director of AFVentures spent 3 years researching the intersection of entrepreneurship, innovation, and national security at Stanford. Now he is part of the team that implements novel initiatives to accelerate product-market fit between companies passionate about national security and Air Force users who need their revolutionary technologies. We talk disruption insurance, how to make it easier for startups to interact with the government and the benefits of open platforms.
Enrich Conversations Everywhere – Holler Founder & CEO, Travis Montaque
Holler is on a mission to make your texts, posts, and DMs more expressive by creating original content meant for messaging (think GIFs/fun animated stickers in places like LinkedIn and Venmo) and then recommending the most relevant ones at just the right moment. 2020 Most Innovative Company (Fast Co), Entrepreneur Magazine’s Most Daring Entrepreneur, Forbes 30 Under 30 -- Founder & CEO Travis Montaque.
Welcome to 2030 – Paramount Pictures Futurist in Residence, Ted Schilowitz
Ted Schilowitz is the Futurist in Residence at Paramount Pictures/Viacom CBS, where he works with studio leadership and tech teams exploring new and emerging technologies. We explore XR, the acceleration caused by the pandemic and why large companies need to get curious about tomorrow. How do we consume content in 2030? Take a listen...
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Quality guests with practical and intelligent discussion!
Great roster of companies being represented in a down-to-earth, easy-to-follow conversation. I always look forward to the conversation and feedback.
Great Questions for Innovative Minds
This is a great podcast asking powerful questions that dig for insight. Appreciate Fred’s determination to uncover of the mindset of innovators that have done remarkable things.
Makes You Think
Love the pod and the level of entrepreneurs and executives at innovative companies that come onto the show. Big fan of the host Fred as well - he really facilitates an insightful, thought-provoking conversation that leaves you with a valuable insight every time.
Highly recommend for any fans of entrepreneurs and innovation.