Attest is Going To Help You Digitize Your Personal Identity Using Blockchain

Without getting into the cryptocurrency stuff, my natural instincts tell me that blockchain technology is about identity.   We work, spend, invest, and socialize digitally, but when it comes to some of the most important stuff of life –– birth certificates, passports, driver’s licenses, titles, deeds, college transcripts –– we revert to analog. The ways…

Startup Peanut Butter Helps Employers Offer Student Loan Repayment As a Benefit

  “We literally had somebody tell us that after she paid off her loans, she was going to Walt Disney World,” says Peanut Butter founder and CEO David Aronson. “That’s how excited people get.”   It’s understandable: American college grads, and Millennials in particular, are up to their eyeballs in student debt –– on average,…

From DevMynd to Tandem: Three Ways Founder JC Grubbs Made His Rebrand Look Easy

“The pitch is ‘reinvent yourself or die’,” says JC Grubbs, founder and CEO of digital product studio Tandem, formerly known as DevMynd. “When we first started, we were really focused on startups –– how they can be very nimble, quickly identifying a new market and pivoting without the weight of a large organization.”   With…

Ultra Hot: How a New Blockchain-Based Platform Could Democratize Gaming

Gaming is about to get a lot more interesting.   Ultra, a blockchain-based gaming platform, is set for its public launch by mid-2019.   Through its publishing platform and marketplace, the company is hoping to put “an end to the current distribution monopoly by providing new opportunities to game developers, players, and influencers,” according to…

Rich Alapack knows no hate

In episode 264, we all live here Founder Richard Alapack joins Scott in-studio at WGN Radio to talk about hatred; what starts it, where it happens, and most importantly, how to stop it. we all live here uses art, community, and technology to remind everyone who lives here (hint: we all do). Check out more swag here! This episode is sponsored by Salesforce, Bank of…

Common sense for car leasers

Carlease.com CEO Andy O’Dwyer is here to talk some pressure off host Scott Kitun. Carlease connects users with the right car, solid dealerships and good offers while delivering the car to your door. Unfortunately for Scott, his beloved electric car Howard got into a bad crash. Scott and the leased car will be alright, but he’d…