Heather Rose Rides the Oregon Timber Trail

Eurozone Crowdfunding: Symbid’s Korstiaan Zandvliet

Nick Bedbury, Upstream Research

Tracking Lead and Industrial Toxics Who are the polluters near where you live? What are they sending up the chimney? How toxic is it? What can you do about it? Nick probably knows. "Upstream Research is a spatial health company," according to CEO Nick Bedbury. He's developing a business model to: Share environmental data, specifically pollution from lead and toxic industrial sources, So as to engage citizen activists and others, and Suggest a game-plan and provide the ... Continue Reading

Bike Friday’s Alan Scholz

I've been making monthly trips to Eugene – the people, the manufacturing facility and the bicycle have left a lasting impression. My first visit included a tour of the factory. Where else can you go in this country and see a bicycle being built? Not very many places. These bicycles are made one at a time. Continue Reading

Angel Investor Dave Berkus

from the Angel investing archives (Here's a podcast from the archives of theFrankPetersShow – Dave Berkus was a frequent guest on the show, his extensive knowledge of angel investing generated speaking opportunities around the world. At the time of this interview he and I were just days away from a trip to Warsaw. I remember: David was in the program, I was not, but I had a big role in the year prior as Master of Ceremonies for EBAN's Gala Awards Banquet in Istanbul. In Warsaw, I was asked ... Continue Reading

Big Ideas: Carolyn Szczepanski

Elecric bikes have to be one of the big ideas in bicycling trends. Ford Motor has come out with their own eBike and closer to home, Newport Beach Police have an eBike patrol. Carolyn makes her second appearance on the show — she's the Director of Communications for the League of American Bicyclists in Washington, D.C. She pinged me last month to ask if she could interview me – yes, turning the tables on me – it motivated me to dust off my headphones and record this ... Continue Reading