Bytes Over Bagels: Rethink your "For Profit" and be "For Benefit", Lessons from Shradha Agarwal, CSO of Context Media

Brett Mackie

File 28378This week's featured interview is with Shrada Agarwal, Chief Strategy Officer, Co-Founder and Head of Media at Context Media.  Context Media is a booming bootstrapped biz that delivers relative and engaging waiting room video content based on specific medical conditions.  Shradha is the real deal in the world of entrepreneurs, reinvesting her personal capital into her seed-stage investment fund called JumpStart Ventures that funds health tech startups.  Her entreprenuerialism started pretty early on, stealing her dads books and running an underground library for cash at her school. Who knew stealing would one day lead her to be the 2013 Moxie Award Tech Woman of the Year. And yes, there's more...

This week's music feature is Chicago's own The Canoes. 

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WebVisions explores the future of web and mobile design, digital media and technology with a lineup of dangerous thinkers - the people who are shaping the future of the digital age -- Jason Kunesh, the Director of User Experience for Obama for America, Carla Diana of Smart Design, Kerry Bodine of Forrester Research, and more.

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NEXT WEEK's featured guest is Tracey Wiedmeyer, CTO and Co-Founder of InContext Solutions.

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