Ideas Elevated

From Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs, it's Ideas Elevated: the podcast that elevates innovative products to their full potential.Join host Danielle Cohn as she explores the tools and tactics that successful entrepreneurs, industry experts, and up-and-coming CEOs use to take their ideas, products, and startups to the next level.Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs gives talented entrepreneurs access to Comcast NBCUniversal’s renowned network of partners, brands and mentors to foster rapid breakthroughs in connectivity, media, and entertainment.

Josh Kopelman: Early Investor of Uber, Blue Apr...
Josh Kopelman co-founded First Round Capital in 2004 to reinvent seed-stage investing. Since that time, the firm has invested in over 300 emerging technology startups – becoming one of the most active venture capital firms in the country.
26 min
Tobias Peggs: Feeding the World Through the Pow...
Tobias Peggs is CEO of Square Roots Urban Growers, hyper-local indoor farms spread across the boroughs of New York City and Grand Rapids.
17 min
Marc Randolph: The Founding CEO of Netflix
Marc Randolph is a veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur, advisor, and investor. As co-founder and founding CEO of Netflix, he laid much of the groundwork for a service that’s grown to 150 million subscribers.
26 min
Carolyn Horner, Due Quach, Ellen Weber: A Discu...
In this roundtable discussion, you’ll hear from University Professor who runs an angel investment group, an CEO and expert on unconscious bias, and a bootstrapping entrepreneur.
70 min
Danish Dhamani: How the Founder of Orai Overcam...
Danish’s Dhamani's vision is to empower everyone around the world to overcome their fear of public speaking and to become a better communicator. So, he created Orai, a mobile app that uses artificial intelligence to improve your speaking ability.
15 min
Erica Williams Simon: Founder of the Creator's ...
Erica Williams Simon is an award-winning host, social critic, entrepreneur and author focused on exploring the truth of who we are and how we want to live.
23 min
Kiera Smalls and Jennifer Maher: How to Build a...
Jennifer Maher is the CEO over at 1776, a business incubator that has roots in Pennsylvania, DC, and Virginia. Kiera Smalls founded City Fit Girls: a citywide fitness club for women in Philadelphia.
14 min
Andreessen Horowitz Managing Partner Scott Kupo...
Scott Kupor is the managing partner at Andreessen Horowitz where he is responsible for all operational aspects of running the firm. Today, Andreessen Horowitz has over $10 billion in assets under management.
27 min
Christopher Wink: Lessons of a 10-year Journey ...
Christopher Wink is the Co-founder and CEO of Technically Media, a local news and events publishing company. Over the past 10 years, he's learned a lot about entrepreneurship.
27 min
Todd Bonin: CNBC Executive Producer on How to P...
Todd Bonin is a Senior Executive Producer over CNBC. He produces two live shows—Squawk on the Street and Squawk Alley—right on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
14 min
Kevin O'Leary: How to Pitch to a Shark
Kevin O'Leary is an investor, businessman, and author best known as one of the Sharks on Shark Tank. In this episode, you’ll hear what Shark Tank investors are looking for when they’re pitched.
26 min
Michelle Caffrey: How to Have Your Story Told b...
Michelle Caffrey is a reporter who covers technology and education for the Philadelphia Business Journal. In this conversation, she’ll share tips and advice for entrepreneurs who are looking to have their company or product featured in the press.
13 min
Alex Banayan: Lessons from Bill Gates, Lady Gag...
Alex Banayan is a 26-year-old who has spent the past 7 years interviewing some of the most successful people in the world, including Lady Gaga, Larry King, and Bill Gates.
26 min
Nolan Bushnell and the Power of Iteration: How ...
<p>Nolan Bushnell is best known as the creator of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese, though he has founded over 20 companies.</p><p>In this episode, you’ll hear the story of how Nolan launched the consumer video game industry with his invention of Pong.</p><p>He’ll also provide actionable insight on product iteration and early customer feedback.</p><p>This discussion was recorded live at LIFT Labs in Philadelphia, PA. It's lead by Sam Schwartz, the Chief Business Development Officer at Comcast.</p><br><p>Follow Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs online:</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">Join the Newsletter!</a></p><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p><p>@LIFT_Labs on <a href="" target="_blank">Twitter</a>, <a href="" target="_blank">Instagram</a>, <a href="" target="_blank">Facebook</a></p><br /> For information regarding your data privacy, visit <a href=''></a>
18 min