On this episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber (@FrankGruber) and John Guidos (@JohnGuidos) talk about late-summer activities, entrepreneurs tackling civilian space exploration, cloning dinosaurs, and slowing hurricanes, and more. Frank and John also celebrate the following people from their networks: Charlie O’Donnell has raised a third fund for Brooklyn Bridge Ventures – https://www.brooklynbridge.vc/bbv-raises-third-fund Jewel Burks Solomon and Collab Capital has raised its first fund to invest in black innovators – https://medium.com/capital-innovation/collab-capital-closes-50m-first-fund-to-invest-in-black-innovators-22896db11ae8… Read More
As a kid growing up in the rural Midwest surrounded by cornfields, I was well supplied with lumber and the tools necessary to create things with that lumber. So, as soon as I saw Marty McFly in Back to the Future turn a handmade wooden scooter into a skateboard, I was hell-bent on creating my own skateboard by hand. I spent countless weekends carving a 1×6 board into the right shape for… Read More
It’s been over six months since I shared that Tech.Co was acquired by MVF Global. I’ve spent that time transitioning the media brand and all of it’s intricacies over to the new team, and in that time I also celebrated a milestone birthday and retreated to a seaside town in southern Maine to enjoy the summer. Limiting my travels to just a few trips this summer was a huge change from the… Read More
Skateboard legend Tony Hawk shares some insights with Frank Gruber about productivity, entrepreneurship, business, investments, and life.