Season 2, Episode 6: Taking The Leap to Franchise

Diversifying Innovation in Atlanta

Welcome to the twelfth episode of season three, where we’re exploring innovation and talking with business leaders about how they have incorporated innovative approaches to the work they do.

In this podcast, hosts Veanne Smith and Sarah Lodato talk to Rodney Sampson, angel investor, author, and the Chief of Diversity and Inclusion at TechSqaure Labs, about what it takes to get a startup off the ground and the additional challenges minority entrepreneurs are faced with when building a company.

What Will I Learn?

During our discussion with Rodney, we cover:

  • The true value of an internship in technology, and how business leaders can make that experience more empowering for young people
  • Useful tips for startup hopefuls looking to get their business ideas off the ground

Rodney can be reached on Twitter, and his book Kingonomics can be found on Amazon.
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About Rodney Sampson

Rodney is a veteran technology entrepreneur and a respected authority on the inclusive innovation space. He is an angel investor, an author, and is currently serving as the Chief of Diversity and Inclusion at TechSqaure Labs. Rodney also serves on multiple boards such as the Crowdfunding Professional Association and the Multicultural Media, Telecom, and Internet Council.

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