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).

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

Featured Episodes

Launch Pad: October 16, 2019

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Harpreet Rai (CEO, Oura) on the Wednesday, October 16, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, October 16, 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

Launch Pad: August 14, 2019

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Joe Heitzeberg (Co-founder and CEO, Crowd Cow), Mike Cessario (Co-founder & CEO, Liquid Death), and AJ Gentile (CEO and Owner, SpeedWeed) on the Wednesday, August 14, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Launch Pad: August 7, 2019

Host Karl Ulrich is joined by Roderick Morris (Co-founder and President, Lovevery), Patrick Cozzi (CEO, Cesium), Ryan Pandya (Co-Founder & CEO, Perfect Day), Perumal Gandhi (Co-Founder, Perfect Day), Andrew Beltran (Co-founder, Original Grain), and Ryan Beltran (Co-Founder, Original Grain) on the Wednesday, August 7, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Launch Pad: July 31, 2019

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Kurt Seidensticker (Founder & CEO, Vital Proteins), David Stover (CEO & Co-Founder, Bureo Inc), Abhi Ramesh (Founder and CEO, Misfits Market), and Mickey Ashmore (Founder and CEO, Sabah) on the Wednesday, July 31, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Launch Pad: July 24, 2019

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Hayley Melidonis (Founder, Total Heliski), Chandra Devam (CEO & Co-Founder, Aris MD), and Max Bruner (Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development, Metromile Insurance) on the Wednesday, July 24, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Launch Pad: July 17, 2019

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are featured on the Wednesday, July 17, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2019