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 Karl Ulrich, Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Wharton School, and Rob Coneybeer (WG’96), Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Shasta Ventures, 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. We’d love to take your calls at 1-844-WHARTON (1-844-942-7866).

Want more Launch Pad? Check out our podcast wherever you get your podcasts!

Launch Pad Top 5 Interviews!

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

Featured Episodes

Launch Pad: November 6, 2019

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Tren Griffin (Senior Director, Microsoft) on the Wednesday, November 6, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Launch Pad: October 30, 2019

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Rich Razgaitis (CEO, FloWater) on the Wednesday, October 30, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Launch Pad: October 23, 2019

Host Rob Coneybeer is joined by Oliver Cameron (CEO, Voyage), Sirish Davuluri (Founder and CEO, New Origin Foods), and Elana Fishman (Chief Strategy Officer, Wyze Labs) on the Wednesday, October 23, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Launch Pad: October 16, 2019

Host Karl Ulrich is joined by Amit Goswamy (Founder and CEO, Livionex), Eliza Blank (Founder & CEO, The Sill), Jackie Courtney (Founder & CEO, Nearly Newlywed), and Aurora Wold (Founder & Owner, Aurora Grace) on the Wednesday, October 16, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Launch Pad: October 9, 2019

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Scot Land (President and Co-Founder, Alitheon), Larissa Rocha (Chief Community Officer, Brex), and Dennis McNannay (CEO, Curadite, Inc. ) on the Wednesday, October 9, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Launch Pad: October 2, 2019

Host Rob Coneybeer is joined by Kirsten Korosec (Senior Reporter, TechCrunch), Stephane Gantchev (Co-Organizer of DigitalK; Partner, LAUNCHub Ventures), and Chad Anderson (Founder & CEO, Space Angels) on the Wednesday, October 2, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Launch Pad: September 18, 2019

Host Karl Ulrich is joined by Bill Creelman (Founder, Spindrift), Mason Arnold (Founder, Cece’s Veggie Co.), and Cindy Eckert (Founder & CEO, The Pink Ceiling, Sprout Pharmaceuticals) on the Wednesday, September 18, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Launch Pad: September 11, 2019

Host Rob Coneybeer is joined by Irena Cronin (CEO, Infinite Retina LLC), Stacey Higginbotham (Editor, The Internet of Things Podcast), and Antonio Garcia Martinez (Author of “Chaos Monkeys”) on the Wednesday, September 11, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Launch Pad: September 4, 2019

Host Karl Ulrich is joined by Josh Phifer (Founder and CEO, Barn Owl Tech), Ryan Wegner (Co-founder, Audm), William Mahoney (Co-Founder, Plowz & Mowz), and Mike Kijewski (CEO, MedCrypt) on the Wednesday, September 4, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Launch Pad: August 28, 2019

Host Rob Coneybeer is joined by Naveen Jain (CEO, Viome) and Curt Blake (Chief Executive Officer, Spaceflight Inc.) on the Wednesday, August 28, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019