Farmer’s Dog delivers prepared and portioned food for your four-legged friend, to your door. The subscription-based program offers a menu that includes a protein, veggies, starches and nutrients so pooch gets balanced meals that master can envy. Hear co-founders, Jonathan Regev and Brett Podolsky talk about their business model, their missteps and the incredible success of their gourmet doggie food delivery service.
The Student Entrepreneur Whisperer
Some might say Peter Boyce II (and team) is the rich uncle a college kid wishes they had – the one that will put resources and capital behind a young entrepreneur’s brilliant business idea. During his last year at Harvard, Boyce started Rough Ventures to support student founders. Hear how the firm, which is run by students and backed by General Catalyst, chooses what ideas to support.
John Sculley, Former Apple CEO Who Launched The Mac, On Entrepreneurship
Moira Forbes, Executive Vice President of Forbes Media, moderates a panel including John Sculley, the former Apple CEO who worked with a 20-something Steve Jobs to launch the Mac computer. Also joining the discussion are two young and incredibly successful entrepreneurs, Carl Pei, co-founder and head of global at OnePlus and Ryan Williams, founder and CEO of Cadre, offering up business lessons learned and inspiration.
Harnessing Mushroom Power To Eradicate Plastics
Eben Bayer says growing up on a farm taught him a whole lot about mechanical engineering, the career he has ultimately grown into. In college, Bayer stumbled upon a kind of glue that comes of mixing mycelium (mushroom roots) and agricultural waste. Bayer's company, Ecovative, hopes to use that mushroom material to replace plastics used for packaging and all sorts of other stuff.
Nicolas Bijan Is Updating His Dad’s Empire For The Modern Man
Nicolas Bijan, son of late, iconic fashion designer Bijan Pakzad, took over his father’s business in 2011. Now, the weight of carrying on his father’s legacy of exclusive, luxurious suits for men is on his shoulders. A few of the powerful who have worn House of Bijan threads are five U.S. presidents, Prince William, Richard Branson and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Hear how Bijan balances the delicate task of respecting the past (only one customer at a time and by appointment only), while simultaneously recognizing the current climate of fast-fashion and the new normal -- online shopping.