Acquired

By Ben Gilbert and David Rosenthal

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Episodes: 192


 Jul 14, 2024

Mark
 Apr 3, 2023
These guys' research and knowledge is unmatched, and they're incredibly engaging speakers! Im a tech nerd and my wife isn't, but she loves listening just as much as I do..

Zak
 Jan 20, 2021
Excellent detail and storytelling on what you want to know about.

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Every company has a story. Learn the playbooks that built the world’s greatest companies — and how you can apply them as a founder, operator, or investor.

Episode Date
Starbucks (with Howard Schultz)
Jun 04, 2024
Microsoft
Apr 22, 2024
Renaissance Technologies
Mar 18, 2024
Hermès
Feb 20, 2024
Novo Nordisk (Ozempic)
Jan 22, 2024
Holiday Special 2023
Dec 18, 2023
Visa
Nov 27, 2023
Charlie Munger
Oct 30, 2023
NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang
Oct 16, 2023
Nvidia Part III: The Dawn of the AI Era (2022-2023)
Sep 06, 2023
Costco
Aug 21, 2023
Nike
Jul 25, 2023
Porsche (with Doug DeMuro)
Jun 27, 2023
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi
Jun 13, 2023
Lockheed Martin
May 30, 2023
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek
May 18, 2023
Benchmark’s Mitch Lasky and Blake Robbins on The Art of Business in Gaming
Apr 26, 2023
Short: The Death of Sega
Apr 18, 2023
Nintendo: The Console Wars
Apr 11, 2023
Interview: Hamilton Helmer & Chenyi Shi on How to Build an AWS-Like Second Business
Apr 04, 2023
Sessions: David Senra (Founders Podcast)
Mar 29, 2023
Nintendo's Origins
Mar 16, 2023
LVMH
Feb 21, 2023
The NFL
Jan 25, 2023
Holiday Special 2022
Dec 19, 2022
Stratechery (with Ben Thompson)
Dec 06, 2022
Enron
Nov 29, 2022
Qualcomm
Nov 15, 2022
Benchmark Part II: The Dinner
Oct 17, 2022
ACQ Sessions: Jason Calacanis
Oct 04, 2022
Benchmark Part I
Sep 28, 2022
Amazon Web Services
Sep 06, 2022
Howard Marks & Andrew Marks: Something of Value
Aug 30, 2022
Amazon.com
Aug 16, 2022
From NFL to Startup COO to Congressman Regulating Crypto (with Rep. Anthony Gonzalez)
Aug 02, 2022
Walmart
Jul 19, 2022
The Playbook: Lessons from 200+ Company Stories
Jun 20, 2022
American Dynamism (with Katherine Boyle)
Jun 06, 2022
Capital-Efficient Growth (with Zoom CEO Eric Yuan & Veeva CEO Peter Gassner)
May 19, 2022
Arena Show Part II: Brooks Running (with CEO Jim Weber)
May 16, 2022
Arena Show Part I: Idea Dinner + YC Continuity
May 12, 2022
Nvidia Part II: The Machine Learning Company (2006-2022)
Apr 20, 2022
Platforms and Power (with Hamilton Helmer and Chenyi Shi)
Apr 06, 2022
Nvidia Part I: The GPU Company (1993-2006)
Mar 28, 2022
Altimeter (with Brad Gerstner)
Mar 15, 2022
SONY
Mar 07, 2022
Super Pumped (with Brian Koppelman and Joseph Gordon-Levitt)
Feb 22, 2022
The Browser (with Brendan Eich, Chief Architect of Netscape + Mozilla and CEO of Brave)
Feb 15, 2022
Peloton
Feb 10, 2022
Taylor Swift (Acquired’s Version)
Jan 23, 2022
CAA (with Michael Ovitz)
Dec 21, 2021
FTX (with Sam Bankman-Fried & Mario Gabriele)
Dec 15, 2021
7 Powers with Hamilton Helmer
Dec 08, 2021
Not Boring (with Packy McCormick)
Dec 03, 2021
Complexity Investing & Semiconductors (with NZS Capital)
Nov 03, 2021
Standard Oil Part II
Oct 18, 2021
Michael Mauboussin Master Class — Moats, Skill, Luck, Decision Making and a Whole Lot More
Oct 05, 2021
Standard Oil Part I
Sep 22, 2021
TSMC
Sep 07, 2021
Kevin Rose from Web 2.0 to Web3
Aug 30, 2021
Andreessen Horowitz Part II
Aug 10, 2021
Andreessen Horowitz Part I
Jul 27, 2021
Special: Solana (with CEO Anatoly Yakovenko)
Jul 19, 2021
Ethereum
Jul 06, 2021
Special: Ho Nam from Altos Ventures — A Different Approach to VC
Jun 21, 2021
Berkshire Hathaway Part III
Jun 07, 2021
Special: Amazon Unbound (with Brad Stone)
May 27, 2021
Berkshire Hathaway Part II
May 12, 2021
Special: 2021 China Tech Trends (with Tech Buzz China)
May 05, 2021
Berkshire Hathaway Part I
Apr 21, 2021
Special: "Why Now" for Digital Health (with Levels founder Josh Clemente)
Apr 06, 2021
Rec Room Part II (with CEO Nick Fajt)
Mar 24, 2021
Meituan
Mar 10, 2021
The New York Times Company
Feb 18, 2021
Special: Sequoia Capital's Investment Playbook (with Alfred Lin)
Feb 01, 2021
Bitcoin
Jan 19, 2021
Special: Acquired x Indie Hackers
Dec 17, 2020
Airbnb
Dec 11, 2020
DoorDash
Dec 10, 2020
Slack + Salesforce Emergency Pod with Packy McCormick of Not Boring
Dec 02, 2020
Virgin Galactic
Nov 23, 2020
Special: Superhuman Part II - Designing Software to Feel like a Game (with Rahul Vohra)
Nov 12, 2020
Twitter (with Dick Costolo)
Oct 28, 2020
Special: Invest Like the Best on Acquired
Oct 07, 2020
The NBA
Sep 30, 2020
Special: Acquired x My First Million
Sep 09, 2020
Epic Games
Sep 02, 2020
Eventbrite (with Julia & Kevin Hartz)
Aug 25, 2020
Pinduoduo
Jul 16, 2020
Oprah (Harpo Studios)
Jun 25, 2020
SpaceX
May 26, 2020
Adapting Episode 3: Intel
May 12, 2020
Special Episode: Jason Calacanis
Apr 29, 2020
Podapalooza Announcement: Intel
Apr 15, 2020
Adapting Episode 2: Sequoia’s Black Swan Memo (with Roelof Botha)
Mar 31, 2020
Adapting Episode 1: Canlis
Mar 20, 2020
The Top 10 Acquisitions of All-Time
Mar 17, 2020
Sequoia Capital Part II (with Doug Leone)
Feb 18, 2020
WhatsApp
Jan 29, 2020
The Lean Startup and the Long-Term Stock Exchange (with Eric Ries)
Dec 30, 2019
Convoy (with CEO Dan Lewis)
Dec 19, 2019
TikTok
Dec 09, 2019
Disney, Plus
Nov 25, 2019
The WeWork “Acquisition” (with Dan Primack)
Oct 25, 2019
Season 5, Episode 5: Atari (with Nolan Bushnell)
Oct 15, 2019
Sequoia Capital (Part 1)
Sep 26, 2019
Google Maps
Aug 26, 2019
The Shopify IPO
Aug 06, 2019
Huawei
Jul 22, 2019
Superhuman (with CEO Rahul Vohra)
Jun 27, 2019
The Slack DPO
Jun 25, 2019
The Zoom IPO (with Santi Subotovsky)
Jun 19, 2019
The Electronic Arts IPO (with Trip Hawkins)
May 27, 2019
The Uber IPO
May 11, 2019
The Pinterest IPO
Apr 24, 2019
The Lyft IPO
Mar 30, 2019
Season 4, Episode 3: Instagram Revisited (with Emily White)
Feb 26, 2019
Spotify + Gimlet/Anchor Quick Take + Worldwide Meetup Details!
Feb 19, 2019
Season 4, Episode 2: ARM & SoftBank
Feb 03, 2019
Season 4, Episode 1: ESPN
Jan 21, 2019
Season 3, Episode 10: Tencent
Dec 17, 2018
Season 3, Episode 9: Netflix (Part 2)
Nov 25, 2018
Season 3, Episode 8: Netflix (Part 1)
Nov 12, 2018
Acquired Season 3 Episode 7: Venmo (live with Andrew Kortina)
Oct 29, 2018
Season 3, Episode 6: Behance (with Scott Belsky)
Oct 02, 2018
Season 3, Episode 5: Alibaba
Sep 24, 2018
Season 3, Episode 4: Recode (with Kara Swisher)
Sep 11, 2018
Season 3, Episode 3: The Sonos IPO
Aug 20, 2018
Season 3, Episode 2: The Xiaomi IPO
Aug 06, 2018
Season 3, Episode 1: Tesla
Jul 17, 2018
Season 2, Episode 10: The Rover-DogVacay Merger (with Rover CEO Aaron Easterly)
Jun 18, 2018
Season 2, Episode 9: GitHub
Jun 06, 2018
Season 2, Episode 8: T-Mobile / Sprint
May 21, 2018
Season 2, Episode 7: PowerPoint
May 04, 2018
Season 2, Episode 6: Spotify’s Direct Listing
Apr 06, 2018
Season 2, Episode 5: The Dropbox IPO
Mar 26, 2018
Season 2, Episode 4: SoftBank, Fortress and the Vision Fund
Mar 23, 2018
Season 2, Episode 3: Nest
Feb 20, 2018
Season 2, Episode 2: Raising a Seed Round with Against Gravity CEO Nick Fajt
Feb 07, 2018
Season 2, Episode 1: Zappos (with Alfred Lin)
Jan 23, 2018
Episode 51: 2017 Holiday Special
Dec 18, 2017
Episode 50: Apple - Beats
Dec 11, 2017
Episode 49: The Stitch Fix IPO
Dec 04, 2017
Episode 48: Qualcomm - Broadcom
Nov 20, 2017
Episode 47: The Atlassian IPO
Nov 07, 2017
Episode 46: Blue Bottle Coffee
Oct 08, 2017
Episode 45: HTC, Google and the Future of Mobile
Sep 21, 2017
Episode 44: AOL - Time Warner (with the Internet History Podcast)
Sep 18, 2017
Episode 43: The Square IPO
Aug 16, 2017
Episode 42: Opsware (with special guest Michel Feaster)
Aug 05, 2017
Episode 41: Booking.com with Jetsetter & Room 77 CEO Drew Patterson
Jul 26, 2017
Episode 40: Activision Blizzard
Jul 13, 2017
Acquired Episode 39: Whole Foods Market
Jun 21, 2017
"About Acquired" on the Anchor Podcast of the Day
Jun 11, 2017
Acquired Episode 38: SoundJam (iTunes)
May 31, 2017
Episode 37: BAMTech, Disney and "the Biggest Media Company You've Never Heard Of”
May 10, 2017
Episode 36: The LA Clippers
Apr 24, 2017
Episode 35: Oculus
Apr 11, 2017
Episode 34: The Starbucks IPO with Dan Levitan
Apr 03, 2017
Episode 33: Overture (with the Internet History Podcast!)
Mar 13, 2017
Episode 32: The Snap Inc. IPO
Mar 04, 2017
Episode 31: The Uber - Didi Chuxing Merger with Brad Stone, author of The Upstarts & The Everything Store
Mar 01, 2017
Episode 30: P.A. Semi + AuthenTec
Jan 24, 2017
Episode 29: Special—2016 Review and 2017 Predictions
Jan 11, 2017
Episode 28: The Amazon IPO with original Amazon Board Member Tom Alberg
Dec 31, 2016
Episode 27: Special—A Conversation with Microsoft's Head of Strategic Investments Brian Schultz
Dec 16, 2016
Episode 26: Marvel
Dec 05, 2016
Episode 25: The Facebook IPO
Nov 11, 2016
Episode 24: Skype
Nov 02, 2016
Episode 23: NeXT (Live show at the GeekWire Summit)
Oct 23, 2016
Episode 22: Zillow + Trulia (with Zillow Group CFO Kathleen Philips)
Oct 14, 2016
Episode 21: Inside the M&A Press with Bloomberg's Alex Sherman
Sep 27, 2016
Episode 20: Android
Sep 16, 2016
Episode 19: Jet
Aug 29, 2016
Episode 18: Special—An Acquirer’s View into M&A with Taylor Barada, head of Corp Dev at Adobe
Aug 22, 2016
Acquired Episode 17: Waze
Aug 03, 2016
Acquired Episode 16: Midroll + Stitcher (acquired by Scripps)
Jul 12, 2016
Acquired Episode 15: ExactTarget (acquired by Salesforce) with Scott Dorsey
Jul 05, 2016
Episode 14: LinkedIn
Jun 16, 2016
Episode 13: Push Pop Press (Facebook Instant Articles) with Todd Bishop
Jun 06, 2016
Episode 12: Snapchat
May 23, 2016
Episode 11: PayPal
May 09, 2016
Acquired Episode 10: Virgin America
Apr 27, 2016
Episode 9: Writely (Google Docs)
Mar 29, 2016
Episode 8: Acompli, Sunrise, and Wunderlist (w/ Kurt DelBene)
Feb 29, 2016
Episode 7: YouTube
Feb 03, 2016
Episode 6: Lucasfilm
Jan 19, 2016
Episode 5: Siri
Dec 14, 2015
Episode 4: Bungie (with Xbox Co-Founder Ed Fries)
Nov 30, 2015
Episode 3: Twitch
Nov 16, 2015
Episode 2: Instagram
Nov 01, 2015
Episode 1: Pixar
Oct 15, 2015