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What is Conquering Columbus?

Conquering Columbus is a brand and podcast connecting you to the people that are having an impact on the growth of our great city. Across all industries, we interview guests who have made a difference and helped put Columbus on the map. We are growing a lot as we learn from them, and now you can too by subscribing on your favorite podcast app, signing up for our email list, and sharing with all of your friends!


Recent Podcasts:

Episode 183 | NCT Ventures - Summary: Lindsay is a Partner, as well as Chief Legal Counsel and Fund Manager, for NCT Ventures, a Midwest-focused venture firm based here in Columbus, Ohio. Milestones: (00:00:00) Opening remarks (00:00:52) Small Biz Cares (00:01:30) The SunDown Group (00:01:52) FMX (00:02:27) Conquering Columbus Intro (00:03:20) Introduction to Lindsay Karas Stencel (00:04:10) Background and path to
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Episode 182 | Condado Tacos - Summary: Joe Kahn created Condado Tacos in 2014. Joe began his restaurant experience as a busboy at Sizzler in Chicago. After bussing, washing dishes, and serving at several more restaurants, Joe went all the way to Colorado for his first bartending experience (but not before he spent some time as a roller-skating server in Boulder).
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Episode 181 | Pelotonia - Summary: Doug Ulman is the CEO at Pelotonia, and Joe Apgar is the COO. We had Doug on the show a couple of years back to talk about his story and how he ended up leading the Pelotonia team. Today, we’re here to talk about how things have changed since then, and learn more about
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Episode 180 | citizenAID USA - Summary: Bob Otter is a longtime Firefighter for the Granville Township Fire Department, as well as the founder of CitizenAID – a platform designed to train everyday people to save lives between the time a person is wounded and the time help arrives. CitizenAID has developed several disaster prevention tools for citizens, including a free
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Episode 179 | Drive Capital - Summary: Nils is a Partner at Drive Capital, one of the most influential venture capital firms in the country. Before joining Drive Capital, Nils founded Bookbag Video, a commercial video production agency. Milestones: (00:00:00) Opening remarks (00:00:46) Small Biz Cares (00:01:21) The SunDown Group (00:01:43) Facilities Management eXpress (FMX) (00:02:18) Conquering Columbus Intro (00:03:13) Introduction
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Recent Blog Posts:

The meaning of “Live Uncomfortably” - tldr; Live Uncomfortably – Get uncomfortable, push yourself there every day. By doing so you’ll see growth in unimaginable ways. See action plan. Conquering Columbus has adopted the phrase “Live Uncomfortably” after our initial launch, but we haven’t taken the time to explain it’s meaning. Let’s shed some light on these two beautiful words, and
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Why we created Conquering Columbus - Why we Love Columbus Mike here to tell you all why Josh and I love the city of Columbus, and how this podcast got its start. Columbus is an amazing city, and while there are many things that make it extraordinary, one reason stands out to us – The people that call this city home.
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