Latest Episodes

[PODCAST] Cofactor Genomics and the Future of Personalized Medicine
November 01, 2017

On today’s podcast, Cofactor Genomics COO, Dr. David Messina, discusses how his company is working to make personalized medicine a reality by focusing on the potential of RNA as a diagnostic tool. - Unlike DNA, which is set in stone at birth,

Dr. Todd Mockler on Plant Science, Genomics, and the Future of Food
July 26, 2017

Dr. Todd Mockler is one of the world's leading experts on plant genetics and has dedicated his career to better understanding how the genetic code of different types of plants impacts their behavior and responses.

Better Weekdays: The Future of Hiring Is Here
June 12, 2017

On today's podcast we discuss how startup company Better Weekdays is reducing friction in the talent acquisition process. With their interactive platform that provides tools and services, improving the hiring process for students, colleges,

House Calls Are Back: How Epharmix Is Revolutionizing Healthcare
February 17, 2017

House Calls Are Back: How Epharmix Is Revolutionizing Healthcare

Benson Hill Biosystems and the Changing Face of Agriculture Technology
February 01, 2017

The global population is booming, diets are shifting and urbanization is rising. Never has so much been asked of agriculture to meet the needs of our society. Never have the external risks to agriculture advancement been greater,

The $3 Trillion Problem: America’s Infrastructure Crisis
January 18, 2017

The United States has an infrastructure problem. - By some estimates, America needs about $3 trillion of investment in its critical infrastructure to support its crumbling bridges, highways, dams and other structures. That's a big number.

Venture Capital Is Changing From ‘Craft’ to ‘Lean’: Here’s Why That’s Important
December 21, 2016

Venture capital is the highest performing asset class available to investors today, but it is far from a level playing field. - In truth, a large portion of the return in the asset class comes from a few top tier funds and the balance from smaller eme...

The Midwest Venture Opportunity
November 10, 2016

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of sitting down for a conversation with Michael Greenberg, the host and founder of St. Louis Business RadioX, a podcast focused on business issues facing Missouri and the greater Midwest venture opportunity.