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The Tech Life with Rich Conte

Tech Life Podcast host and founder Rich Conte is a 20+ year veteran of the Tech Industry. His background in Product Development, Product Design, and User Experience has more recently been complemented by a growing passion for Startup culture. Exploring and connecting with the emerging Tech Startup success stories in Charleston SC led to the idea of sharing those stories and increasing awareness of the exciting growth of “Silicon Harbor”. A native of Boston, Rich lives in the Charleston area with his wife and son. The beach, the cuisine, the history, and the thriving tech industry in the Lowcountry combine to create a nearly perfect environment and lifestyle for Rich and his family.
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Mar 30, 2015

This episode features Dallas TX Tech Startup Vision2Systems.  Founder and "Geek for Good" Carl Tierney shares his experiences in launching the venture and bringing the product to market.  Vision2 helps churches and other nonprofit organizations do the good they do every day, even better.

 

The Tech Life with host Rich Conte brings you an insider's view of life in today's fastest growing technology markets.  We will be bringing you guests spanning a wide range of industry roles and locations and they’ll be sharing the perspective and experiences that matter to you. Whether you're interested in starting a career in technology or already in the industry and considering a change, you won’t want to miss it.

Mar 13, 2015

The Tech Life with host Rich Conte brings you an insider's view of life in today's fastest growing technology markets.  We will be bringing you guests spanning a wide range of industry roles and locations and they’ll be sharing the perspective and experiences that matter to you. Whether you're interested in starting a career in technology or already in the industry and considering a change, you won’t want to miss it.

 

This episode features Earl Bridges, Co-founder of Charleston SC Tech Startup Good Done Great about their unique mission and commitment to furthering Corporate Social Responsibility.  Good Done Great is a rapidly rising star on the Charleston technology scene.  They are led by some accomplished veteran players in the local tech industry and are experiencing significant growth in staff and footprint thanks to engagements with some very large and recognizable brands.  Their customers are eager to benefit from the employee and customer engagement that come along with Corporate Social Responsibility.

 

Visit Good Done Great’s website at www.gooddonegreat.com and learn more about how they help companies become more socially responsible.

 

@gooddonegreat

@bcorporation

Mar 10, 2015

The Tech Life with host Rich Conte brings you an insider's view of life in today's fastest growing technology markets.  We will be bringing you guests spanning a wide range of industry roles and locations and they’ll be sharing the perspective and experiences that matter to you. Whether you're interested in starting a career in technology or already in the industry and considering a change, you won’t want to miss it.

 

This episode features the story of Echovate.com and founder Matthew Gough's experiences as a serial entrepreneur and decision to launch his latest venture in Charleston SC's thriving technology market.

Mar 10, 2015

The Tech Life with host Rich Conte brings you an insider's view of life in today's fastest growing technology markets.  We will be bringing you guests spanning a wide range of industry roles and locations and they’ll be sharing the perspective and experiences that matter to you. Whether you're interested in starting a career in technology or already in the industry and considering a change, you won’t want to miss it.

 

This episode features the Dig South Interactive Festival; spotlighting the Digital and Creative economies of the Southeast.  The Festival is entering it's third year and the 2014 event held last April in Charleston SC drew over 5000 attendees with 200 presenters and nearly 20 musical acts.  Rich talks with CEO and Founder of Dig South, Stanfield Gray about the festival, plans for 2015 and other related activities and events such as the Silicon Harbor Visitors Center and the Silicon Harbor Shindig.

 

Digsouth.com

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@Dig_South

@StanfieldGray

@SiliconHbrMag

Mar 10, 2015

The Tech Life with host Rich Conte brings you an insider's view of life in today's fastest growing technology markets.  We will be bringing you guests spanning a wide range of industry roles and locations and they’ll be sharing the perspective and experiences that matter to you. Whether you're interested in starting a career in technology or already in the industry and considering a change, you won’t want to miss it.

 

This episode brings you inside SPARC Inc.; a rising star in the Charleston SC Tech Industry.  Guests Chad Norman, SPARC VP of Marketing  and David Shatz, Senior Director of Sales share how culture and the spirit of "intrapreneurship" has drive SPARC's rapid growth.

 

Mar 8, 2015

The Tech Life with host Rich Conte brings you an insider's view of life in today's fastest growing technology markets.  We will be bringing you guests spanning a wide range of industry roles and locations and they’ll be sharing the perspective and experiences that matter to you. Whether you're interested in starting a career in technology or already in the industry and considering a change, you won’t want to miss it.

 

This episode of the Tech Life Podcast features the insider’s perspective on Co-working spaces and how they help Enterpreneurs and Small Business owners by fostering connections and providing a more professional alternative to working out of your residence.  Guests Larry Downey, Community Manager for Lowcountry Local First and Rob Kleiman, founder of Creators Clubhouse Charleston talk about Local Works Charleston and how co-working is helping advance the #BuildLocal movement.

Mar 8, 2015

The Tech Life with host Rich Conte brings you an insider's view of life in today's fastest growing technology markets.  We will be bringing you guests spanning a wide range of industry roles and locations and they’ll be sharing the perspective and experiences that matter to you. Whether you're interested in starting a career in technology or already in the industry and considering a change, you won’t want to miss it.

 

This episode of the Tech Life Podcast features Charleston SC tech startup snapcap.com co-founder Hunter Stunzi.  Snapcap is revolutionizing alternative lending with their proprietary technology to help small business acquire capital when traditional lenders are unable to accommodate them.

Mar 8, 2015

The Tech Life with host Rich Conte brings you an insider's view of life in today's fastest growing technology markets.  We will be bringing you guests spanning a wide range of industry roles and locations and they’ll be sharing the perspective and experiences that matter to you. Whether you're interested in starting a career in technology or already in the industry and considering a change, you won’t want to miss it.

 

This episode of the Tech Life features Silicon Harbor Communications founder Paul Swiergosz.  Paul discusses his experiences in supporting startups and small businesses in Charleston, contrasts our dynamic local economy with other stops he’s made in his career and shares how the quality of life in the Lowcountry spurred his decision to start his own small business.

Mar 8, 2015

The Tech Life with host Rich Conte brings you an insider's view of life in today's fastest growing technology markets.  We will be bringing you guests spanning a wide range of industry roles and locations and they’ll be sharing the perspective and experiences that matter to you. Whether you're interested in starting a career in technology or already in the industry and considering a change, you won’t want to miss it.

 

This episode of the Tech Life features Jericho Advisors Founder and CEO Josh Silverman.  Jericho Advisors partners with Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses in Charleston SC to build strong companies and the communities around them.  They are especially adept at collaborating with creative class and companies in overlooked industries.  Josh shares his experiences coming from an art history background to helping support innovation in the Lowcountry.

Mar 8, 2015

The Tech Life with host Rich Conte brings you an insider's view of life in today's fastest growing technology markets.  We will be bringing you guests spanning a wide range of industry roles and locations and they’ll be sharing the perspective and experiences that matter to you. Whether you're interested in starting a career in technology or already in the industry and considering a change, you won’t want to miss it.

 This episode of the Tech Life features Job Market Maker CEO Joe Hanna and VP of Business Development Paul Lyons. Joe and Paul share their inspiration behind redefining recruiting; debunk traditional recruitment methods; explain their target market; describe the challenges and lessons learned as entrepreneurs; and speak to the collaborative, emerging Charleston market.

 Job Market Maker serves employers and candidates with innovative software solutions to recruit talent, close skill gaps, and enhance careers. Its cloud-based platform mediates all phases of the talent placement process using industry intel and predictive analytics to maximize efficiency and transparency. Combining a powerful data-driven engine with a clean, intuitive interface, the goal is to redefine how qualified candidates are identified, assessed, selected, and developed. 

  “It’s Match.com for people looking for jobs and employers looking for candidates with a couple twists…” - Job Market Maker CEO Joe Hanna

 

Mar 8, 2015

The Tech Life with host Rich Conte brings you an insider's view of life in today's fastest growing technology markets.  We will be bringing you guests spanning a wide range of industry roles and locations and they’ll be sharing the perspective and experiences that matter to you. Whether you're interested in starting a career in technology or already in the industry and considering a change, you won’t want to miss it.

This episode features Ben Davis, co-founder and Chief Technical Officer for Moondog Animation Studio.  Moondog is a relative newcomer to the Charleston Tech scene and they bring an added dimension as a representative of both the Creative and Digital spaces.  They are the first company of their kind in the Lowcountry and their presence in Charleston is another example of the area’s increasing stature as an attractive place to launch a technology venture.

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