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: November 7, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by 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 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

Launch Pad: September 5, 2018

Host Rob Coneybeer is joined by Darren Liccardo (Cofounder and Managing Director, Catapult Ventures) and José Cong (Co-Fouder & Human Capitalist, Plause) on the Wednesday, September 5, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018

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

Host Rob Coneybeer is 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: August 1, 2018

Host Rob Coneybeer is joined by Vivek Wadhwa (Professor; Distinguished Fellow, Harvard Law School, Carnegie Mellon University), Jeff Russakow (CEO, Boosted), and Alex Salkever (Author of “Your Happiness Was Hacked”; Tech Executive) on the Wednesday, August 1, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, August 1, 2018