Startup SLC
Podcast with Tracey Dean

Podcast with Tracey Dean

March 3, 2020

Tracey_Roberta_Peter_Podcast.jpgIn this episode, Roberta Reichgelt (SLC Economic Development) and Peter Callister (Salt Lake SBDC) interview Tracey Dean, Chairwomen of the LGBTQ+ Utah Chamber of Commerce.  They dig into the history of the chamber, benefits for its members, and how to get involved.  They also discuss non-LGBTQ+ member advocates as well as how to join, listen now!

Interview with Buzzed Coffee Truck and Goldman Sachs 10k Businesses

Interview with Buzzed Coffee Truck and Goldman Sachs 10k Businesses

February 26, 2020

Deb_Trina_Roberta_Peter_Podcast_Studio.jpgIn this episode, Roberta Reichgelt (SLC Economic Development) and Peter Callister (Salt Lake SBDC) interview Trina Perez (Buzzed Coffee Truck) and Deb Bilbao (Goldman Sachs 10k Businesses).  They discuss Trina's experience as an entrepreneur, from starting out to supporting Disney crew and cast.  They also discuss her experience with the Goldman Sachs program, some of the challenges as well as the benefits.  Listen now!

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Interview with Majelco Medical

Interview with Majelco Medical

January 6, 2020

William Wright (SLC Economic Development) and Peter Callister (Salt Lake SBDC) interview Annette MacIntyre and Beth Hoburg, Founder/Chief Medical Officer & Chief Executive Officer, respectively, of Majelco Medical.  Listen to how Annette came up with her idea, worked with the University of Utah TVC, and ultimately turned her idea into a company utilizing state and federal grant and assistance programs.

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Interview with Z Nectar: Concept to Market

Interview with Z Nectar: Concept to Market

December 13, 2019

William Wright (SLC Economic Development) and Peter Callister (Salt Lake SBDC) interview Sam and Emily Samuel, co-founders of Z Nectar. Sam's grandmother made a version of this product as a child in St. Lucia and he had a dream to take it to market.  Listen to their story about creating a new line of craft beverages from a concept to reality. 

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Shop Small with Local First Utah

Shop Small with Local First Utah

November 26, 2019

Paul Wolford (Salt Lake Business Resource Center) and Will Wright & Roberta Reichgelt (SLC Economic Development) interview Kristen Lavalett of Local First Utah.  They discuss why small, local businesses are important and how Local First Utah helps to support those businesses in advance of Small Business Saturday.

Interview with Emily Ashby: All About Instagram

Interview with Emily Ashby: All About Instagram

November 24, 2019

Bryce Hanson (Salt Lake SBDC) and Will Wright and Roberta Reichgelt (SLC Economic Development) interview Emily Ashby about Instagram.  She talks about how to fully utilize Instagram including using hash tags, geotags, advanced analytics, and other free tools to maximize Instagram for your business.

Interview with Sal Soberanis & Sobe Eats

Interview with Sal Soberanis & Sobe Eats

November 6, 2019

Listen to William Wright (SLC Economic Development) and Peter Callister (Salt Lake SBDC) interview Sal Soberanis of Sobe Eats about his experience.  Discover what inspired Sal and his three brothers as they took an idea and turned it into a thriving business.  Interested in trying Sobe Eats, follow on Facebook or Instagram!

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Interview with Silvia Castro of the Suazo Center

Interview with Silvia Castro of the Suazo Center

October 30, 2019

Peter Callister (Salt Lake SBDC) and William Wright (SLC Economic Development) interview Silvia Castro of the Suazo Center.  They delve into its rich history as well as what services it offers, its loan fund, its 8A Certification Program, and the regions it covers.  To learn more about or to contact the Suazo Center, visit www.suazocenter.org.

Challenges Women Face in Business

Challenges Women Face in Business

October 9, 2019

This podcast features William Wright (SLC Economic Development) interviewing Kathy Ricci and Marcia Nelson the challenges women and other minorities face in business.  They also talk about the upcoming WeROC Conference and some of the topics that will be covered, listeners can use promo code WRSLCPOD (case sensitive) to get 20% off.

Cash Flow is King!

Cash Flow is King!

September 3, 2019

In this episode, listen to Shelby Cox (Loan Officer with the SLC Loan Fund) interview Jim Herrin, the Director of the (Salt Lake SBDC) about the nuances of managing cash.  They dig into the difference between being profitable and maintaining positive cash flow.