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: August 22, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Zach Bogue (Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Data Collective) and Terry Doyle (CEO, EZ Robot) on the Wednesday, August 22, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Launch Pad: August 15, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Andy Price (CEO and Founder, Artisanal Talent Group) and Jonathan Matus (CEO, Zendrive) on the Wednesday, August 15, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Launch Pad: July 18, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Deepa Gandhi (Founder; Chief Operating Officer, Dagne Dover), Nona Lim (Founder, Nona Lim), Benjamin Schmidt (Co-Founder; Chief Technology Officer, RoadBotics), Mark Palatucci Ph.D. (Co-Founder, Head of Cloud AI & Data Science, Anki, Inc.), and Adam Saven (Co-Founder, CEO, PeopleGrove) on the Wednesday, July 18, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Launch Pad: July 11, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Talal Shamoon (Chief Executive Officer, Intertrust Technologies Corporation) and Scott Kubly (Chief Programs Officer, Lime) on the Wednesday, July 11, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Launch Pad: June 27, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Ari Walker (CEO, Integrated Beverage Group), Mark DeSantis (CEO, RoadBotics), Sachin Rekhi (Founder, CEO, Notejoy), and Gabe Klein (Co-Founder; Author of “Start-Up City”, CityFi) on the Wednesday, June 27, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Launch Pad: June 20, 2018

Host Karl Ulrich is joined by Steven Finn (Cofounder, LocalStove), Mike Dee (Co-Founder and CTO, Pilotworks), Greg Dubin (CoFounder, LocalStove), and Jason Cohen (Founder, CEO, Analytical Flavor Systems) on the Wednesday, June 20, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Launch Pad: June 6, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Igino Cafiero (Co-Founder, CEO, Bear Flag Robotics) and Indu Navar (Founder, Geekly Corporation) on the Wednesday, June 6, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Launch Pad: May 23, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Rachel Drori (Founder, CEO, Daily Harvest), Scott Gustafson (President, Spoonful of Comfort), and Gregory Lettieri (Co-Founder, CEO, Recycle Track Systems) on the Wednesday, May 23, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Launch Pad: May 16, 2018

Host Karl Ulrich is joined by Eyal Gura (Co-Founder and Chairman; Young Global Leader, Zebra Medical Vision; World Economic Forum), Kendrick Nguyen (CEO, Republic), Jack Kokko (CEO and Co-Founder, AlphaSense, Inc.), and Ashley Dombkowski (Co-Founder and CEO, Before Brands) on the Wednesday, May 16, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Launch Pad: May 9, 2018

Host Rob Coneybeer is joined by Buddy Arnheim (Partner, Chair of Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Practice, Perkins Coie LLP) and Janne Korpela (Chief of Investor Operations, Slush) on the Wednesday, May 9, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018