On this episode, Kevin Lockett talks to Cleveland's Tech Czar Michael DeAloia on the future of startups in Cleveland, Akron and Youngstown. How he almost became a culinary chef, pitching a show to the Food Network, his admiration for Case Western Reserve University's Thinkbox program, the differences between private equity and venture capital, how Emerging Chefs started, tips on launching a startup and how an iron skillet can help me find a spouse. Write a review about the Digital Life with with Kevin Lockett on iTunes for a chance to win a copy of Make Yourself Marketable by Emmelie De La Cruz. Ending song: "Cleveland Against The World" by Maurice feat. Luminari XI. Make sure to share this episode and past show shows on your social networks. Let's push for greatness in 2016!