Launch Pad

Have a great idea for a new product? Starting a business for the first time? Learn the ins and outs of raising the money you need and making the connections that count. Broadcasting from Wharton’s San Francisco, in the heart of the venture capital world, hosts Professor Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer, both successful entrepreneurs, will share their secrets and interview the best in the business. Launch Pad airs every Wednesday from 7PM-9PM Eastern (4PM-6PM Pacific) only on SiriusXM 132.

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Show Airs: Wednesdays • 7:00 - 9:00 PM EDT

Featured Episodes

Launch Pad: December 12, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Eric Strasser (Co-Founder, COO, Motiv Inc.) on the Wednesday, December 12, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Launch Pad: December 5, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Claire Tomkins (Founder & CEO, Future Family), Jake Kalick (President/Co-Founder, Made In), Chip Malt (CEO/Co-Founder, Made In), and Julia Cheek (Founder and CEO, EverlyWell) on the Wednesday, December 5, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Launch Pad: November 14, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Aman Advani (CEO & Co-Founder, Ministry of Supply), Greg Lambrecht (Founder, Coravin), and Rel Lavizzo-Mourey (Founder & Designer, Silver Lining Bespoke) on the Wednesday, November 14, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Launch Pad: November 7, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Tim Chang (Partner, Mayfield) and Erik Moore (Founder, Base Ventures) on the Wednesday, November 7, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Launch Pad: October 24, 2018

Host Rob Coneybeer is joined by Jaz Banga (CEO, Defense Labs) and Karl Ulrich (Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, The Wharton School) on the Wednesday, October 24, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Launch Pad: October 17, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Yuja Chang (Co-founder, Aira), Jeff Wilson (Founder & Professor, Kasita), Yunha Kim (Founder & CEO, Simple Habit), and Jason Nazar (Co-Founder, CEO, Comparably) on the Wednesday, October 17, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Launch Pad: October 10, 2018

Host Rob Coneybeer is joined by Phil Libin (Co-founder and CEO, All Turtles) and Greg McAdoo (General Partner, Bolt) on the Wednesday, October 10, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Launch Pad: October 3, 2018

Host Rob Coneybeer is joined by Ted Wang (Partner, Cowboy Ventures) and Aly Orady (Founder & CEO, Tonal) on the Wednesday, October 3, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Launch Pad: September 26, 2018

Host Karl Ulrich is joined by Rebecca Chou (CEO, Yummy Bazaar), Anna Simpson (Co-founer and Chief Product Officer, Lia Diagnostics), Bethany Edwards (Co-founder and CEO, LIA Diagnostics, Inc.), Jeff Marrazzo (Co-Founder, CEO, Spark Therapeutics), and Karthik Sridharan (Co-Founder and CEO, Kinnek) on the Wednesday, September 26, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Launch Pad: September 19, 2018

Host Karl Ulrich is joined by Travis Katz (Co-Founder, CEO, Trip.com), Chris Williams (Founder and CEO, pocket.watch), Mike Huang (CEO, Co-Founder, Glow), and Jim Brady (CEO & Founder, Spirited Media) on the Wednesday, September 19, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018