21 episodes

Turnpikers is a podcast that focuses on the expanding tech scene in Colorado – specifically Denver and Boulder. Turnpikers convenes the personalities that make up the Denver/Boulder technology communities and brings people together to talk about product, people, and trends.

Turnpikers Luke Beatty & Danny Newman

    • Technology
    • 4.9, 11 Ratings

Turnpikers is a podcast that focuses on the expanding tech scene in Colorado – specifically Denver and Boulder. Turnpikers convenes the personalities that make up the Denver/Boulder technology communities and brings people together to talk about product, people, and trends.

    Season 2 Episode 1 - SXSW 2018

    Season 2 Episode 1 - SXSW 2018

    Luke and Danny catch up after almost a year off the air. Please note: his episode was recorded in a makeshift studio in Luke's all concrete Airbnb at SXSW. The content is awesome, the sound quality, not so much.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 20

    Episode 20

    In this episode, Danny and Luke sit down with Denver's Justin Anthony. Justin is the unique serial entrepreneur who has startups in the online and offline work.  His most recent digital success was the sale of his company, BrightNest, to Angie's list.

    Episode 19

    Episode 19

    In this episode of Turnpikers, Danny and Luke are joined by JP O’Brien and Justin Bannon, operating partners of Black Lab Sports. Justin and JP talk about the thesis of the venture, their first few investment and the log term goal of the very unique sports-related fund and laboratory.  Justin, a former NFL star, shared some unique stories about ex-athletes who look to get involved involved in entrepreneurship when their athletic careers are over.  

    • 26 min
    Episode 18

    Episode 18

    In this episode, Brad Feld sits down with Luke and Danny to discuss the health and wellness of venture capital in Colorado. Brad has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. He is the co-founder of Foundry Group, a venture capital firm focused on making investments in early-stage information technology, Internet and software startups. Prior to Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture and Techstars.

    • 53 min
    Episode 17

    Episode 17

    Live from Denver Startup Week, Luke and Danny sit down with two finalists from the Pitch-Off Event. First, Kevin Krauth, CEO and co-founder of Orderly Health, joins Turnpikers to discuss his experience starting his company in Colorado. Orderly Health is a chatbot platform that answers medical insurance questions. Second, Anthony Franco joins to discuss mcSquares, a company he founded and currently serves as CEO of. McSquares are handheld whiteboards that easily snap together on a wall to create larger collaborative systems so that meetings are more productive and learning is more engaging.

    • 23 min
    Episode 16

    Episode 16

    In our second Denver Startup Week Special, Tripp Keber joins Turnpikers to discuss the rapidly expanding cannabis industry. Tripp is CEO of Dixie Brands, Inc -- a company he co-founded that serves as a premiere licensed marijuana infused product manufacturer. Widely hailed as one of this industry's leaders, when Tripp is not thinking about the future vision of Dixie and the industry, he is supporting efforts of the National Cannabis Industry Association, where he is a founding member and current Board Director.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Wxbuguser ,

A Must

If you're at all interested in the startup ecosystem in Denver/Boulder, make an appointment to find some time to listen to each. Luke and Danny know the landscape and the legacy of a great and growing startup community.

douglasbear ,

They have it.

I think that EVERY person in the Denver/Boulder technology scene should listen to this podcast. It is so great to find out what is happening around. Please keep it up.

devinreams ,

Great personalities

There are a lot of good stories being shared here. A must-listen for those in the Denver/Boulder tech or startup industry.

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