D-Stillin with Valentine on the #Boozecast

Rifino Valentine shows the hospitality to Brad and Mike on the inaugural Boozecast. Join us for some tasting and a couple of cocktails with the #1 Vodka in the world. (Not to mention, my favorite gin in the world.) Read More...

The One and Only Scott Monty

Scott Monty and a host of other characters join Mike McClintock and Brad Fox on Big Digital Thinkers. If anything, Scott is a fun guy. But seriously folks, this is a deep dive into social communications, digital in general and a forward thinking look into the Enterprise of the future. Read More...

In The Studio with Tony "T Money" Green

T Green is a legendary bass player and producer of The Dramatics, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre and most recently EasyDaGod. Perhaps the coolest guy in Detroit and certainly one of the most musically talented guys, we caught up with him at United Sound where he was producing with SandMann, and others. Read More...

Jamie Begin from RightBrain Networks

Jamie Begin from RightBrain Networks schools us up on what the cloud actually is and what it means. Amazon Web Services and what RightBrain does as an AWS Managed Service Provider (one of only 4 on earth). Mike and Jamie geek out and Brad keeps it interesting. If you want to know how to use "The Cloud" in your business, this is your primer. Read More...

Matt Cardwell from Quicken Loans

This is a packed episode of interesting things about the Quicken Loans family of companies. Matt Cardwell talks about Social Media, Digital Marketing, Marketing in general, the proper way to send spam, how to pitch a big company like Quicken Loans, how not to do it, how to get hired, how to interview...it's a treasure trove for anyone in marketing, intersted in Detroit or interested in working with Quicken Loans.Read More...

Big Digital Thinkers with Phil Rzpeka of Carat

Phil Rzpeka is SVP, Head of Digital for Carat. That means he is in charge of US Digital Media, Performance, Buying, Innovation & responsible for Global Partnerships and Joint Business Planning. (And 3D Printed pizzas for StreamDetroit.)

Once Around Detroit With Alisyn Malek and Phill Coleman

Alisyn Malek is currently an investment manager with GM Ventures, as well as the Owner of Corktown Studios, an art gallery and collective, in North Corktown, Detroit. As an investment manager, she performs due diligence for potential investment in automotive related technology start-ups, and participates in the board leadership of those groups in which GM Ventures invests.

The Fifth "Big Digital Thinkers" Episode with Roy Dano

Roy Dano is the founder and CEO of SportsBlog.com, the world’s fastest growing online sports network. SportsBlog.com is a premier blogging platform that is home is to more than 20,000 blogs written by superstars, superfans and everything in between.

The Fourth "Big Digital Thinkers" Episode with Liz Boone

Liz Boone is EVP, Chief Marketing Officer at Doner. She is responsible for guiding the agency's new and existing growth agenda as well as defining and articulating the agency's positioning and capabilities especially in the area of digital, social and content marketing. As a Detroit Entreprenuer Liz is co-owner of Nora Modern as well.Read More...

The Second "Big Digital Thinkers" Episode with Beth Mach

Beth Mach is SVP, Global Digital & Prestige Director at Starcom Mediavest Group. She is the global digital lead for large consumer packaged goods clients. She's out of New York but from Detroit. Beth grows capabilities for teams around the world. Everything from developing talent to driving strategy to finding startups doing innovative things. She handles all media for luxury brand clients.Read More...

The Dos & Don’ts of Pitching your Startup with Cary Tilds

Cary Tilds is Chief Innovation Officer for GroupM, a global media investment management operation. Cary finds, evaluates and helps develop new & emerging digital platform technologies. Part of what this means is she finds startup companies for GroupM’s clients to partner up with, acquire or invest in. Read More...

Kevin Smith of Brand Machine joins us for Big Digital Thinkers

Kevin Smith In this episode, Mike and Brad , talk to Kevin about building products and delivering services. We get to take a look at a really cool augmented reality app. Discover how Kevin broke into the co-branded co-design space. It's a very cool market that we barely knew anything about until we talked with Kevin. Read More...

Using the Media to Expand your Brand with the Leo King

All the way from Hollywood, CA, David Palmer AKA The Leo King has joined us to talk about using the media (specifically YouTube) to grow a brand. In this episode, we have guest host, Natalia Petraszczuk of VisionBoards.co, interviewing David about the importance of producing daily content, using a subscription model, touring the U.S. to see his fans and how he’s been able to get on national TV numerous times. Read More...

Inspired by the 2014 TEDxDetroit

The ideas that were shared with us at this year’s TEDxDetroit weren’t only insightful, they were progressive. Simply put, we were awe-inspired as some of Detroit’s best thinkers graced the stage to share their loving ideas of growth, freedom, health, prosperity, technology, art, education and more. Read More...

Presentation Tips with Natalia Petraszczuk

Do you ever dream about captivating an audience? Standing in front of people and speaking is no easy feat. Public speaking is an artform that is tried by many but only mastered by few. But delivering a presentation like Steve Jobs or a TED Talk speaker isn’t unattainable, but it does take knowing and practicing a number of techniques. Read More...

Snapsure // Demo Day

Syed (pronounced Sy·ed) Amaanullah & Dr. Marlo Rencher join us for demo day featuring their new app, Snapsure. In this video, you’ll get a good look at how the app works, the idea behind it and a rundown on the events that lead to its creation. There’s a handful of wisdom to be shared here that could apply to any business, whether just starting out or not. Read More...

Recapping NewCo Detroit 2014

Comprised of 54 sessions of all different companies who opened their doors to the Detroit community, NewCo Detroit is an event where you can meet the new leaders rising up to the forefront of tomorrow. We went to several of these sessions to see what these companies are up to; Skidmore Studio, The Nerdery, Apigee, Bamboo Detroit and The Work Inc is who we’re covering in this recap of NewCo. Detroit 2014. Read More...

#2A Moving Your Startup Along with Andrew Landau of Chalkfly

We sat down with Andrew Landau, co-founder of Chalkfly, in Grand Circus Park and listened to him talk about Chalkfly, having a big vision and turning it into a successful startup. Andrew put together a number of steps which defines Chalkfly’s success that any entrepreneur can apply to their own business and lists them in this TechTalk. Read More...

#2 Small Budget, Big Hustle with Garret Koehler of ASSEMBLE

Garret and a couple buddies came up with the idea to bring the X Games to Detroit, hear how they got in touch with the executive director of the X Games, how they became the bid entity for Detroit, the underlying reason why bringing the X Games to Detroit would be a win/win situation, how the X Games bid turned into a Grassroots movement, how they got the attention to some key city stakeholders, and why — even though Detroit won the popular vote by a long shot — we lost the bid but that didn’t stop them. Read More...

#1 Improvising with Pj Jacokes from Go! Comedy Improv Theater

From disciplining Eminem in his “Where have you been?” video to performing the Ford Expedition Safety Dance, Pj Jacokes has been an actor and improviser in the Detroit area since 1997. Before co-opening Go! Comedy Improv Theater, Pj was the Head Instructor at The Second City, Detroit. Read More...