In this episode the guys chat with Marcus Whitney, the founding partner of Jumpstart Health Investors. Marcus breaks down his journey from college dropout, waiter to self-taught, successful entrepreneur. Tune in!
More about Marcus:
Marcus Whitney is Founding Partner of Jumpstart Health Investors, the most active venture capital firm in America focused on innovative, healthcare companies with a portfolio of over 100 companies. He recently launched Jumpstart Nova, the first Black healthcare venture fund in America.
Marcus is also co-founder and minority owner of Major League Soccer team, Nashville Soccer Club.
Marcus has been listed in the Power 100 by Nashville Business Journal, and has been featured by Inc., CNBC, Entrpereneur, Fast Company, and The Atlantic.
Marcus is the author of the best selling book Create and Orchestrate, about claiming your Creative Power through entrepreneurship. Marcus is also the producer and host of The Creative Power Podcast, a podcast on all major platforms.
Marcus is a member of the board of the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation, Instruction Partners and Launch Tennessee.
Gessica Chies is a Principal Solution Consultant in Infor. Even though she doesn’t have a technical background, she started her career in IT as a Marketing Intern at Microsoft while she was finishing her Bachelor’s degree in Economics and made her way up by studying and challenging herself. She worked for some of the top IT companies: Oracle, Microsoft, Ingram Micro, VMWare, Mcafee, and finally Infor. After living abroad for 4 years, she decided to go back home and have a more stable life but she is always on the move, enjoying working in IT and traveling to different countries, speaking different languages and still learning every day something new.”
In this special guest feature, Bagrat Safaryan, Co-Founder and CEO of Local Express, takes a close look at four areas where data analytics can have a significant impact for grocers. Thanks to new, easy-to-integrate technologies, if you are a grocer, you can start baking the cake yourself and claim most of it as revenue. The key here is to use the technologies and collect own data, analyze systematic relationships and patterns, and tailor your store’s operations to your and your customers’ needs.