Post Tagged with: "entrepreneur"

43: Adam Thierer on Changing the World Through Permissionless Innovation

43: Adam Thierer on Changing the World Through Permissionless Innovation

Why is it that so many truly innovative ideas get bogged down in precautionary rules, regulations and red tape? One notable exception, where regulators allowed an innovation to develop organically, is the internet. Adam Thierer from the Mercatus Center joins us to discuss permissionless innovation and how it allows transformational ideas to make our world a better place without some bureaucrat deciding exactly what form it should take.
October 31, 2017
42: The Virtue of the Black Market

42: The Virtue of the Black Market

When we hear the term “black market” many of us think of illegal goods trading hands in the shadows. But a closer look at what constitutes black market activity shows that even simple things like beekeeping, lemonade stands and other unregulated–yet voluntary–exchanges are also examples of the black market. Can there be virtue in helping one another meet our needs without first seeking government permission? 
October 26, 2017
23: Steve Shillingford on Protecting Privacy With SUDO

23: Steve Shillingford on Protecting Privacy With SUDO

We all appreciate how technology makes our lives more convenient. Sometimes we forget that some technological advances come with certain costs. Nowhere is that more apparent than what’s happening to our privacy. Thankfully, there are pioneers like Steve Shillingford who are helping those who value their privacy to protect it. In this episode, we talk with Steve about his SUDO app and how it empowers privacy-minded smart phone owners and computer users. 
August 28, 2017
13: Nate Holzapfel on Being a College Dropout Entrepreneur and Surviving Shark Tank

13: Nate Holzapfel on Being a College Dropout Entrepreneur and Surviving Shark Tank

What do you think of when you hear words like “success” and “failure”? Get ready to expand your definitions when you hear what Nate Holzapfel has to say. In this episode, Nate shares his experiences as a college dropout who found his groove and went on to co-found the Mission Belt Co. He later appeared on the popular television show Shark Tank and negotiated a deal with fashion brand icon Daymond John. Nate’s energy is contagious and his insights are dead on.
August 4, 2017