Startup communities are not built on a single company, person or idea. Instead, years of work go into cultivating an environment that allows entrepreneurs to work and thrive. The Ecosystem Builder Podcast profiles the community leaders devoting their lives to promote entrepreneurial activity in their local economies. Every Tuesday, from Mug.News.
Nick Castner first starting creating multimedia when his local paper asked him to host a podcast on entrepreneurship. He immediately committed to the project and juggled interviews around his full-time gig at an e-commerce startup.
In the same week, the startup laid him off and the newspaper dropped his podcast. He took the unexpected changes as an opportunity to pursue his passion for multimedia creating. Nick started the Commonwealth, which allows him to lead a team of creators making multimedia content featuring the disruptive leaders and changes taking place in our world.
Kaitlyn Claeys is a jack-of-all-trades with a variety of passions ranging from voice over all the way to business communication. Not to mention a couple of stops along the way in fine arts administration and sound design for live theatre. Who would have thought?
After achieving 2nd Place for Radio General Entertainment Program by Wisconsin Broadcasters Association as a voice talent, Kaitlyn knew that the audio life was the one for her. She values the importance of creating content that reflects her interests and encourages those around her to do the same.
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