MediaTech Ventures’ Community Spotlight Ep.05 – Phoebe Mroczek

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Meet Phoebe Mroczek, podcasting guru and people empowering wizard. Her entrepreneurial journey started when she was super young, slingin’ Snapple disguised as lemonade. Entering 5th grade, she saw an opportunity among her friends and classmates, to build and sell custom made scrunchies. Her education would take her to New York to work for a hedge fund, only to escape the … Read More

MediaTech Ventures’ Community Spotlight Ep.04 – Chris Howard

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Meet the futuristic cultural renaissance man, Chris Howard CEO/Co-founder of The Rattle. Chris’ journey is incredible. Early on he pursued his dream of being a rockstar, only to drop music completely and get a PHD in Psychology & Computational Physics. After having some startup success, Chris helped launch Mass Challenge U.K., he was an EIR for Tech Stars, and it … Read More

MediaTech Ventures’ Community Spotlight Ep.03 – Tamara Deike

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Meet creative maven and media bad ass Tamara Deike, CEO/Founder of Aces High Creative. She’s done and seen it all, from helping Rose McGowan launch her book, to producing events for giants like Facebook, Spotify, Beck, and a music video for Cage The Elephant, to recently launching Bring Music Home, “A Photography & Film Project Celebrating the People & Places … Read More

MediaTech Ventures’ Community Spotlight Ep.02 – Lani Rosales

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Meet Lani “The Overlord” Rosales. A veteran in the world of publishing and marcom, Lani and her team at the American Genius, have arguably done more for the central Texas entrepreneurship community than any other organization. Whether that’s, Austin Digital Jobs: https://rb.gy/2pfsvo Remote Digital Jobs: https://rb.gy/kyjxz5 The American Genius: https://rb.gy/mni2qb BASHH “Big Ass Social Happy Hour”: https://rb.gy/cekiyt All of these … Read More

MediaTech Ventures’ Community Spotlight Ep.01 – Moby

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Meet @notthamoby, otherwise known as, you guessed it, Moby. A community evangelist, MediaTech professional, and overall content bad ass. From his career beginnings at Dell, he’s now advised dozens of startups, helping them raise tens of thousands of dollars, mentored at incubators like MediaTech Ventures’ Collective, and helped run Capital Factory’s accelerator. He’s launched a content bootcamp, where aspiring content … Read More

Spotlight: Arizona State University

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Traditionally, our Spotlight articles have highlighted an individual notable in media innovation but given summer has started and my alma mater is on my mind, I wanted take a walk down memory lane and uncover some of the Devils making a mark in media. Tempe, AZ was in many ways the start of my own career in media, though I … Read More