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Created by a group of founders, funders, and entrepreneurs who believe you can create a startup ecosystem in any city in the world. So, they started one in theirs, Redding CA.

Apr 16, 2019

Dave Charlson started a company in a space he has succeeded in before. But, this time he was the CEO, in charge of everything. It's a wonderful opportunity and filled with new experiences and challenges. In this episode we begin to tell Dave's story as he works to scale his company. As this story unfolds we will share...


Mar 18, 2019

There are lots of reasons to pitch your startup. 10K in free money might be the best. On this episode, Eric Hiatt, Executive Director of the Shasta Angels, describes how to pitch your business to investors. He has raised millions of dollars for his own companies and heard hundreds of pitches. Now he is leading a team to...


Feb 27, 2019

Everything did not go as planned when Joy Monster received funding from the Shasta Angels two years ago. They learned, pivoted and reorganized. Now Joy Monster finds themselves with a new focus and in their second round of fundraising.

In this episode we meet Mark Soderwall, Joy Monsters new CEO and hear the story, the...


Feb 14, 2019

Rachel Hatch might have the coolest job in the world. She is a community vitality officer for the McConnell Foundation. The foundation has made a 10-year commitment to supporting the revitalization of Redding's downtown. With much of Startup Redding's focus being concentrated in downtown, we thought it was the perfect...


Jan 30, 2019

Kirk is joined by Lauren Jerome for a conversation about the current state of innovation and how it impacts the new economy. Startup enthusiasts consistently look to thought leaders like Lauren for perspective on where the economy is going and how to build companies that move with it. We hope you enjoy these nuggets of...