Talking Ventures

Talking Ventures explores current business & economic trends. Each week the hosts interview local business leaders and entrepreneurs to discuss opportunities, challenges and experiences related to their industry and the broader economy.”

Talking Ventures is hosted by Justin Klein, Executive Vice President and Partner at KPP Financial, Inc., a registered investment advisory firm. He is also an alumni of Chapman University and member of Chapman50, an exclusive group designed to connect influential Chapman University alumni leaders in a university-wide network. Comprising of fifty founding members under the age of 50, Chapman50 enacts the mission of Chapman University by encouraging alumni leadership and professional development.

Co-host Anthony Katz is the Founder & President of Hyperice, a highly successful recovery and movement enhancement technology company specializing in portable high performance sports medicine and orthopedic devices that provide preventative treatment, accelerate injury recovery, and enhance muscle and joint performance. He has won the 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year for Men’s Fitness Magazine as we as the 2015 Men’s Health Businessman of the Year.  His products are used by the top athlete’s in the world and by the top athletic trainers to help their clients perform better.

Co-host Mike Brown is the Co-Founder & CEO of ModBargains and ModAuto as well as Chairman of Chapman50.  Mike started ModBargains at age 19 from his passion for modifying his own BMW.  He turned his expertise & experience into a business and was named the Global Student Entrepreneur in 2006 after generating over $1.5 million in revenue while he was still in college.  Mike has been named to the OC Metro’s 40 Under 40, SEMA’s 35 Under 35, and is a Lead Mentor at the Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship.  Mike is a board member at the Marconi Automotive Museum & Foundation for Kids, and has received congressional recognition for Outstanding Business Leadership in the Automotive and Internet Space.

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