GIST Innovation Talks is a monthly podcast exploring relevant topics for early-stage STEM innovators from around the world. Hosts and guests are industry experts in areas such as startup ecosystem building, early-stage financing, launching and scaling new ventures, fintech, agtech, edtech, healthtech and more.
Episode 1 Leadership for Today
28 May, 2020
Steven Rodriguez hosts lean launch strategist Helder Sebastiao in this deep dive into tools innovators can use today to weather current market trends.
Episode 2 The Creative Mindset
25 June, 2020
Genesis Lodise hosts InnovatorsBox founder Monica Kang in a discussion on how early-stage innovators can use the creative mindset as a decision-making tool.
Episode 3 Global Investment Trends: Latin America
21 July, 2020
Samer Yousif hosts Portfolia lead investor Juliana Garaizar in an exploration of the recent and emerging investment trends in Latin America.
Episode 4 Ecosystem Building
31 August, 2020
Samer Yousif explores ecosystem building with Murali Prasad, the founder of SIZZLESCIENCE, a GIST Innovation Hub based in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia.
Episode 5 Product Development
29 September, 2020
Genesis Lodise discusses product development strategies with Tugboat's head of business development, Jaden Johnston.
Episode 6 Team Building
30 October, 2020
We explore one of the most fundamental aspects of early-stage innovation--team building--with our guest Ivy Schultz, director of entrepreneurship at Columbia Engineering.
Episode 7 Lean Startup
14 December, 2020
Learn about one of the most effective structures for building a solution--the Lean Startup process with Grant Warner, director of innovation at Howard University.