Hatchcast

Hatchcast

Welcome to Hatchcast! Hosts Aaryn Richard and Emily Andersen provide you with the latest entrepreneurial news out of Michigan State University, as well as interviews with MSU students and alum entrepreneurs. Guests offer candid, unscripted insights, advice, and commentary. Smart talk, no bull that's applicable to all, especially the entrepreneurially minded.... Show More

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• Recorded live at the Gaynor Entrepreneurship Lab at MSU for Innovate State Feb. 19, 2020 •

Donald Bryant Jr. is the founder and CEO of Alden Group (Alden Oils), starting in 2007 and having a goal of providing healthy cooking oils to the world, it is currently the largest minority-owned food-grade oil processing company in the United States.

With offices in Michigan and South Dakota, the company serves a ... Read more

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February 19, 2020 15 min

Chris Sell and Gabe Hales sit down with former MSU Alumni and the Senior Advisor for Fashion and Creativity at PUMA, Matthew Growney, to chat about creating, building, and connecting with a brand!

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February 14, 2020 88 min

Gabe and Brandon sit down with former MSU Professor and creativity connoisseur, Karl Gude, to talk on everything from creativity, meditation, failure, entrepreneurship, and what can be done to enjoy life to it's fullest. 

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Starting her career as a proud DJ on WDBM The Impact 89FM and graduating from Michigan State University in 2007 with a bachelor's in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, Kristen Lueck has had a lifelong passion for media and audio creation. Currently working as the VP, Director of Business Development and Partnerships at Man Made Music, she wor... Read more

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January 31, 2020 41 min

Aaryn and Brandon talk on failure, resilience, and growing an idea into a product with Jeff Epstein, Founder of the referral marketing software Ambassador.

Learn why just having the next “brilliant idea” won’t cut it when it comes to starting and executing a business and what it’s lik... Read more

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•Recorded live at the Gaynor Entrepreneurship Lab at MSU for Innovate State. January 22nd.,2020 •


Jeffrey Epstein is an accomplished attorney, entrepreneur, and investor. He grew up in southeast Michigan and headed to the mid-Michigan area to attend Michigan State University, where, in 2004, he received his bachelor’s degree from the Eli Broad College of Business. From MSU, he went on to earn his Juris Doctora... Read more

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Aaryn, Brandon, Gabe, and Gina sit down with MSU Alumna Sheela Sethuraman, founder and CEO of CueThink, diving into the immense changes her and her team are pushing forward within the always-evolving digital educational world. In this Hatchcast Extra, Sheela highlights the importance of critical thin... Read more

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On today's final episode of the 2019 season, hosts Aaryn Richard, Gabe Hales, and Brandon Weaver sit down with fellow team members within the Burgess Institute of Entrepreneurship to not only review what 2019 has brought us, but what is to come in 2020! Join us as we discuss the ins and outs of the transition to the unified title that is Burgess, what lies ahead for student entrepreneurs on MSU’s campus, as well as some of o... Read more

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Josh York is the founder of the Detroit-based social streetwear line, York Project. Each item purchased provides living essentials to the homeless of Detroit. York Project launched a cut + sew operation and line in Summer 2018 and now employs women from Detroit homeless shelters as part of its production team. Josh also launched a B2B private label garment manufacturing c... Read more

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On this week's episode of the Hathcast, Aaryn Richard and Brandon Weaver sit down with MSUEA (Entrepreneurship Association) Co-Presidents, Mateo Marchan and Brandon Weaver, VIM Magazine PR Director, Aubrey Haase and Marketing Director Alaina Warburton, as well as MS... Read more

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Kavita is an entrepreneur, digital health maven, patient health advocate, investor and speaker with a mission to connect people to targeted health innovations, enabling them to lead healthier lives. She is the co-founder and CEO of Match Health, a digital health platform that brings greater awareness and accessibility to transformative health innovations. Match Health has developed and maintains a vast video library that reviews... Read more

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Anurag is an experienced global technology and management consultant with a talent for finding innovative solutions to complex business problems and building and growing businesses. He has extensive experience working with and for companies that range in size from the Global 500 to pre-investment startups. Anurag is a Charter Member and former President of TI... Read more

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Join Aaryn, Gabe, and Brandon as they sit down with serial entrepreneur, writer, and founder/CEO of his own podcast and company, NotBoringBusiness, Jeremy Redman to discuss everything from advanced marketing techniques, growing a business and what comes next after you have succeeded in the ... Read more

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On this Hatchcast Extra, Mike Miller comes back to MSU's campus to be part of this season of Innovate State.

A native of Williamston, Michigan, Mike Miller is a lifelong Spartan. After graduating from MSU with degrees in physics and philosophy, his undergraduate re... Read more

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October 17, 2019 65 min

Hosts Aaryn & Gabe sit down with Josh Cooper, Founder & CEO of the ridesharing and micro-mobility advertising company SKOOP, as well as Wesley Ma, Founder of HealthOpX Read more

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On this Hatchcast Extra, Sheela Sethuraman comes back to MSU's campus to be part of this season of Innovate State.

Sethuraman has more than 20 years of experience in building and implementing educational technology solutions in K–12 classrooms. At Read more

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In today's episode, the teams sits down with Patrick Gallagher, founder, and CEO of Gridpane; Tom Stewart, program manager, Conquer Accelerator; and Lor... Read more

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On this Hatchcast Extra, we bring you the recorded-live interview with Larry Gaynor, moderated by the inimitable Ken Szymusiak.

Larry founded tng worldwide (TNG) in 1985 and is the company's President and CEO. He had the vision for what manicurists wanted and set out to meet those needs. With only three employees, Gaynor produced a 16-page black and white... Read more

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September 19, 2019 71 min

A photographer, an arts promoter, and a serial-creative-&-entrepreneur walk into the studio for candid conversations about creatives, makers, maker spaces, and the role of the arts in creating thriving communities.

Featured Guests: Jerry Norris, co-founder of the radically inclusive maker space, Read more

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On this season four premiere of the HatchCast, host Aaryn Richard addresses the topic of placemaking in the Greater Lansing Region (and the country as a whole). With the help of Gabbi Allum, project manager for the University Corporate Research Park, Katie Chalker, placemaking coordinator, UCRP, along with Meghan Martin, the executive director of the Arts Council of Greater Lansing, the HatchCast team dives into the creativity b... Read more

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