The Engineering Entrepreneur

Engineering Entrepreneur Podcast – Ep98

Invention: Making your Phone Battery Last Longer – Nick Kshatri – Ep 98   Most people nowadays know that phone batteries seem to lose their ability to hold charge over time. There are multiple reasons for this, but one of the big reasons is that when you charge your phone, a lot of heat is generated.   Nick and his team solved this…

The Engineering Entrepreneur

Engineering Entrepreneur Podcast – Ep 97

Robotic Industrial Process Automation – Vicki Knott – Ep97  Vicki is a Chemical Engineer and the CEO and Co-founder of Crux OCM which is a software start-up automating control room operations for major oil and gas assets.  Vicki started her career by commissioning control systems in the field and found out that controls systems require an operator to go…

The Engineering Entrepreneur

Engineering Entrepreneur Podcast – Ep 96

Crash Octopus Board Game Invention- Nozomi Obinata – Ep96  Nozomi works at a company, Itten from Japan and they design board games. The Crash Octopus game is their 2nd game released using crowdfunding (Kickstarter).  We discussed how the idea was formed. Then how the prototypes were made by laser cutting wood.   Nozomi explains that the process of developing games is first…

The Engineering Entrepreneur

Engineering Entrepreneur Podcast – Ep 95

Making Creative Facebook and Instagram Ads – Kevin Urrutia – Ep 95   Kevin Urrutia is the co-founder of New York-based Voy Media who specializes in creating for clients Facebook and Instagram ads that are sophisticated and super creative.  Kevin studied computer science and was good at creating software products, but didn’t have a lot of…

Engineering Entrepreneur Podcast – Ep 94

Pro Basketball Combine Entrepreneur – Jake Kelfer – Ep 94  Jake is a 2x bestselling author, global speaker, and founder of Pro Basketball Combine, which has helped 70+ NBA draft prospects sign their first contract, and coach to entrepreneurs and freedom seekers.  Jake had a love for basketball and wanted to work in the industry. He worked for…

The Engineering Entrepreneur

Engineering Entrepreneur Podcast – Ep 93

Build What Matters – Rajesh Nerlikar – Ep 93  Rajesh is a product advisor and coach. Having worked with 25 companies in the past 3 years and recently released a book called “Build What Matters” to share best practices from that experience.  Prior to that, he was an engineer turned MBA and worked in product management at a few startups and…

The Engineering Entrepreneur

Engineering Entrepreneur – Ep 92

World’s Smallest 200W USB Charger – Vinson Leow – Ep 92  Vinson is from Sydney, Australia and runs his company ChargeASAP, which is a startup originating from Sydney and has been creating highly innovative mobile phone accessories since 2016.  His latest product is the world’s smallest portable charger for mobile phones. The product is called Omega. It uses Gallium nitride technology, and we get into this…

Engineering Entrepreneur Podcast – Ep 91

Mobile Grip Gear and Inventor Coach – Donteacia Seymore – Ep 91  Donteacia Seymore was starting a career in politics but had an idea for an invention. It was a way to put your phone on your hand when working out.   She created initial prototypes herself and created a Kickstarter campaign. After successfully selling for a while she sold the…

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Engineering Entrepreneur Podcast – Ep 90

Photography Card Deck Invention – Eric Bohring – Ep 90   Eric used to work in a corporate job, then set off to travel the world to follow his passion for photography.   Eric invented a playing card deck that doubles as a cheat sheet for photography. Each card has tips and tricks for taking great pictures. He also…

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Engineering Entrepreneur Podcast – Ep 89

Machine learning, Artificial intelligence and the OAK Project – Brandon Gilles –  Ep 89  Brandon is the founder and CEO of Luxonis and Chief Architect of the OpenCV AI Kit (OAK).  He’s driven to build things that materially impact the world – and views OAK as his biggest opportunity to do so.”  The OAK kit is a small chip with a camera…