StartUp Lakewood

StartUp Lakewood

Explore the trials and tribulations of rustbelt entrepreneurs who are taking risks and defying expectations in hustling Lakewood, Ohio. Entrepreneurs enjoy this open, liberal, individualistic, yet supportive city. While not as large as our next door neighbor, Cleveland, our startup stories are just as big.

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The Pioneer

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This debut podcast features an interview with Mike Besito, founder of Product Collective and former Entrepreneur in Residence of StartUp Lakewood.
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The Team

Michael DeAloia

The Host/Producer
Michael is the CEO of Front Porch Media Network, EIN for Lakewood, a published author, and former host of a syndicated radio program. Michael enjoys the tumult and opportunity the old media and new media industries offer.

Eric Koltnow

Audio Engineer
With deep roots in music, Eric now focuses on recording, live sound reinforcement, audio post-production, and location sound.

Brigid Coyne

Producer
With a production background stemming from her education in Literature and the Liberal Arts, Brigid loves reading books and making terrible puns.

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