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E938: TripActions Co-Founder & CEO Ariel Cohen shares insights from growing his business travel unicorn 600% YOY, harnessing AI & ML to upend antiquated infrastructures, the art of finding product-market fit & scaling rapidly with core values & culture built on service & efficiency
52:19
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e938-tripactions-co-founder-ceo-ariel-cohen-shares-insights-from-growing-his-business-travel-unicorn-600-yoy-harnessing-ai-ml-to-upend-antiquated-infrastructures-the-art-of-finding-product-mark/">E938: TripActions Co-Founder & CEO Ariel Cohen shares insights from growing his business travel unicorn 600% YOY, harnessing AI & ML to upend antiquated infrastructures, the art of finding product-market fit & scaling rapidly with core values & culture built on service & efficiency</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/DFbj4U8yP3c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 24, 2019
E937: Scaling Your Startup, “Fundraising: Diving into the Details”: Ideal numbers, finding investors, refining your deck, what to do during & after your first meeting, term sheets & due diligence with Jason Calacanis & LAUNCH Managing Directors Ashley Whitehurst & Jason Demant — E7 of 10-ep miniseries
1:29:10
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e937-scaling-your-startup-fundraising-diving-into-the-details-ideal-numbers-finding-investors-refining-your-deck-what-to-do-during-after-your-first-meeting-term-sheets-due-diligence-wi/">E937: Scaling Your Startup, “Fundraising: Diving into the Details”: Ideal numbers, finding investors, refining your deck, what to do during & after your first meeting, term sheets & due diligence with Jason Calacanis & LAUNCH Managing Directors Ashley Whitehurst & Jason Demant — E7 of 10-ep miniseries</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/696I9I7e8Wo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 23, 2019
E936: #StartupTuneup with Urban-X: Founders innovating in construction robotics, shuttle service, AI & real-time heavy equipment optimization & electric car subscription get candid feedback from Jason
1:21:56
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e936-startuptuneup-with-urban-x-founders-innovating-in-construction-robotics-shuttle-service-ai-real-time-heavy-equipment-optimization-electric-car-subscription-get-candid-feedback-from-jason/">E936: #StartupTuneup with Urban-X: Founders innovating in construction robotics, shuttle service, AI & real-time heavy equipment optimization & electric car subscription get candid feedback from Jason</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/OzYl8oIY978" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 21, 2019
E25: “Angel” podcast: Chris Redlitz, General Partner of Transmedia Capital, shares success of The Last Mile program teaching tech to incarcerated populations, insights from investing/advising in 90+ startups, nurturing networks & deal flow, evolution of syndicates, urgency of smart money first, & backing founders with passion, presence & perseverance
57:27
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e25-angel-podcast-chris-redlitz-general-partner-of-transmedia-capital-shares-success-of-the-last-mile-program-teaching-tech-to-incarcerated-populations-insights-from-investing-advising-in-90/">E25: “Angel” podcast: Chris Redlitz, General Partner of Transmedia Capital, shares success of The Last Mile program teaching tech to incarcerated populations, insights from investing/advising in 90+ startups, nurturing networks & deal flow, evolution of syndicates, urgency of smart money first, & backing founders with passion, presence & perseverance</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/_hX8j48FIvc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 20, 2019
E935: Segment Co-Founder & CEO Peter Reinhardt shares insights from pioneering customer data infrastructure (CDI) to unseat CRM, lessons from first failed product launch & critical pivots, the importance of customer pain as your startup’s North Star, & building the unicorn that actually protects customer privacy
59:42
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e935-segment-co-founder-ceo-peter-reinhardt-shares-insights-from-pioneering-customer-data-infrastructure-cdi-to-unseat-crm-lessons-from-first-failed-product-launch-critical-pivots-the-importa/">E935: Segment Co-Founder & CEO Peter Reinhardt shares insights from pioneering customer data infrastructure (CDI) to unseat CRM, lessons from first failed product launch & critical pivots, the importance of customer pain as your startup’s North Star, & building the unicorn that actually protects customer privacy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/Yz6s239V0oA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 17, 2019
E934: Scaling Your Startup, “Staying Lean”: Creating low-burn culture, raising for runway, optimizing with hacks, firing fast & what to do when it hits the fan with Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH Managing Director Jason Demant & LAUNCH President Samantha August — E6 of 10-ep miniseries
1:05:05
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e934-scaling-your-startup-staying-lean-creating-low-burn-culture-raising-for-runway-optimizing-with-hacks-firing-fast-what-to-do-when-it-hits-the-fan-with-jason-calacanis-launch-managing/">E934: Scaling Your Startup, “Staying Lean”: Creating low-burn culture, raising for runway, optimizing with hacks, firing fast & what to do when it hits the fan with Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH Managing Director Jason Demant & LAUNCH President Samantha August — E6 of 10-ep miniseries</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/w0q79PtrWaY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 16, 2019
E933: Scaling Your Startup, “Sales”: Hiring salespeople, ideal compensation, prospecting, nurturing & closing leads, upselling & utilizing sales tools with Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH Managing Director Jacqui Deegan & LAUNCH President Samantha August — E5 of 10-ep miniseries
1:12:40
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e933-scaling-your-startup-sales-hiring-salespeople-ideal-compensation-prospecting-nurturing-closing-leads-upselling-utilizing-sales-tools-with-jason-calacanis-launch-managing-director/">E933: Scaling Your Startup, “Sales”: Hiring salespeople, ideal compensation, prospecting, nurturing & closing leads, upselling & utilizing sales tools with Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH Managing Director Jacqui Deegan & LAUNCH President Samantha August — E5 of 10-ep miniseries</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/Futy4A9vTf0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 15, 2019
E932: Office Hours with Jason! Founders present their most pressing challenges: B2B pricing, focusing on customer retention v. traction, scaling on-boarding, upselling, productizing advice
1:02:52
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e932-office-hours-with-jason-founders-present-their-most-pressing-challenges-b2b-pricing-focusing-on-customer-retention-v-traction-scaling-on-boarding-upselling-productizing-advice/">E932: Office Hours with Jason! Founders present their most pressing challenges: B2B pricing, focusing on customer retention v. traction, scaling on-boarding, upselling, productizing advice</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/LvDVCi7_vrw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 14, 2019
E24: “Angel” podcast: Mitch Kapor, Partner at Kapor Capital, shares stellar return results of their portfolio’s first-ever Impact Report, investing with purpose to close gaps & back entrepreneurs with distance traveled, insights on Uber’s IPO, fixing the gig economy, promoting diversity in Silicon Valley & creating long-term value v. short-term gains
1:07:29
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e24-angel-podcast-mitch-kapor-partner-at-kapor-capital-shares-stellar-return-results-of-their-portfolios-first-ever-impact-report-investing-with-purpose-to-close-gaps-back-entrepreneurs-w/">E24: “Angel” podcast: Mitch Kapor, Partner at Kapor Capital, shares stellar return results of their portfolio’s first-ever Impact Report, investing with purpose to close gaps & back entrepreneurs with distance traveled, insights on Uber’s IPO, fixing the gig economy, promoting diversity in Silicon Valley & creating long-term value v. short-term gains</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/y0YIOkWTfkQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 13, 2019
E931: JFrog Co-Founder & CEO Shlomi Ben Haim shares lessons from growing his DevOps unicorn, helming massive growth, hitting essential milestones from Series A through D, integrating valuable acquisitions, & leading the future of security
48:16
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e931-jfrog-co-founder-ceo-shlomi-ben-haim-shares-lessons-from-growing-his-devops-unicorn-helming-massive-growth-hitting-essential-milestones-from-series-a-through-d-integrating-valuable-acquisit/">E931: JFrog Co-Founder & CEO Shlomi Ben Haim shares lessons from growing his DevOps unicorn, helming massive growth, hitting essential milestones from Series A through D, integrating valuable acquisitions, & leading the future of security</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/OmekSH2AbLA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 10, 2019
E930: Scaling Your Startup, “Team”: First hires, outsourcing, HR, org structure, compensation, firing & other tough choices with Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH Managing Director Ashley Whitehurst & LAUNCH President Samantha August — E4 of 10-ep miniseries
1:17:09
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e930-scaling-your-startup-team-first-hires-outsourcing-hr-org-structure-compensation-firing-other-tough-choices-with-jason-calacanis-launch-managing-director-ashley-whitehurst-launch/">E930: Scaling Your Startup, “Team”: First hires, outsourcing, HR, org structure, compensation, firing & other tough choices with Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH Managing Director Ashley Whitehurst & LAUNCH President Samantha August — E4 of 10-ep miniseries</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/gzVpbV1rLyg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 09, 2019
E929: Scaling Your Startup, “Business Model & Turning on Revenue”: Charging customers, revenue streams, unit economics, considering competitors, key metrics & more to build your business, with Jason Calacanis & LAUNCH Managing Directors Jason Demant & Jacqui Deegan — E3 of 10-ep miniseries
1:32:00
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e929-scaling-your-startup-business-model-turning-on-revenue-charging-customers-revenue-streams-unit-economics-considering-competitors-key-metrics-more-to-build-your-business-with-jason/">E929: Scaling Your Startup, “Business Model & Turning on Revenue”: Charging customers, revenue streams, unit economics, considering competitors, key metrics & more to build your business, with Jason Calacanis & LAUNCH Managing Directors Jason Demant & Jacqui Deegan — E3 of 10-ep miniseries</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/6aghQnekHjU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 08, 2019
E928: Adam Foroughi, AppLovin Co-Founder & CEO, shares insights on the mobile gaming boom, early bootstrapping to profitability, massive opportunities in 5G, handling fraud, privacy, parenting, commitment to culture & other lessons from building his app-discovery unicorn
1:05:38
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e928-adam-foroughi-applovin-co-founder-ceo-shares-insights-on-the-mobile-gaming-boom-early-bootstrapping-to-profitability-massive-opportunities-in-5g-handling-fraud-privacy-parenting-commit/">E928: Adam Foroughi, AppLovin Co-Founder & CEO, shares insights on the mobile gaming boom, early bootstrapping to profitability, massive opportunities in 5G, handling fraud, privacy, parenting, commitment to culture & other lessons from building his app-discovery unicorn</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/RNiN7BbJOQA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 07, 2019
E23: “Angel” podcast: Matt Ocko, Managing Partner of Data Collective, invests in deep tech with an algorithmic edge, shares decision-making in difficult markets, building a world-class team, the state of Seed in 2019, being brave & taking risks to create a utopian future
1:04:54
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e23-angel-podcast-matt-ocko-managing-partner-of-data-collective-invests-in-deep-tech-with-an-algorithmic-edge-shares-decision-making-in-difficult-markets-building-a-world-class-team-the-sta/">E23: “Angel” podcast: Matt Ocko, Managing Partner of Data Collective, invests in deep tech with an algorithmic edge, shares decision-making in difficult markets, building a world-class team, the state of Seed in 2019, being brave & taking risks to create a utopian future</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/r4NmWr6iPBU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 06, 2019
E927: Melody McCloskey, Founder & CEO of StyleSeat, shares the goals, product & measurement strategies in growing her beauty & wellness marketplace to 18m clients in 16,000 cities across the US @ Founder.University
57:37
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e927-melody-mccloskey-founder-ceo-of-styleseat-shares-the-goals-product-measurement-strategies-in-growing-her-beauty-wellness-marketplace-to-18m-clients-in-16000-cities-across-the-us-foun/">E927: Melody McCloskey, Founder & CEO of StyleSeat, shares the goals, product & measurement strategies in growing her beauty & wellness marketplace to 18m clients in 16,000 cities across the US @ Founder.University</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/rsVJR09HV7I" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 03, 2019
E926 Casey Neistat, Legendary Vlogger & Founder of 368, shares journey from leaving home at 15 to leading YouTube’s creative pioneers, the evolution of social media & continued quest for authenticity, challenges of success, cultivating gratitude, & starting a new community for artistic collaboration
1:27:08
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e926-casey-neistat-legendary-vlogger-founder-of-368-shares-journey-from-leaving-home-at-15-to-leading-youtubes-creative-pioneers-the-evolution-of-social-media-continued-quest-for-authe/">E926 Casey Neistat, Legendary Vlogger & Founder of 368, shares journey from leaving home at 15 to leading YouTube’s creative pioneers, the evolution of social media & continued quest for authenticity, challenges of success, cultivating gratitude, & starting a new community for artistic collaboration</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/ZPmw-3PDSBg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 30, 2019
E22: “Angel” podcast: Charles Hudson, Managing Partner of Precursor Ventures, shares strategies on the great rewards & risks of pre-seed, betting on founders with unique insight, analyzing market structure vs. size, importance of mobilization to increase SV diversity, & the art of making early deals without data
1:14:52
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e22-angel-podcast-charles-hudson-managing-partner-of-precursor-ventures-shares-strategies-on-the-great-rewards-risks-of-pre-seed-betting-on-founders-with-unique-insight-analyzing-market-st/">E22: “Angel” podcast: Charles Hudson, Managing Partner of Precursor Ventures, shares strategies on the great rewards & risks of pre-seed, betting on founders with unique insight, analyzing market structure vs. size, importance of mobilization to increase SV diversity, & the art of making early deals without data</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/NX_w_SNY980" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 29, 2019
E925: Founder.University #StartupTuneup: 6 startups innovating in online fitness, data-less tipping, rapid customized merch, rechargeable batteries, smart investments & cross-border ecommerce get candid feedback from Jason & Julie Lein, Urban Innovation Fund
1:05:19
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e925-founder-university-startuptuneup-6-startups-innovating-in-online-fitness-data-less-tipping-rapid-customized-merch-rechargeable-batteries-smart-investments-cross-border-ecommerce-get-cand/">E925: Founder.University #StartupTuneup: 6 startups innovating in online fitness, data-less tipping, rapid customized merch, rechargeable batteries, smart investments & cross-border ecommerce get candid feedback from Jason & Julie Lein, Urban Innovation Fund</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/KwFK5trIkJE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 26, 2019
E924: Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig on early days innovating in internet publishing, journey from executive to entrepreneur, insights on IPO experience, dangers of information abuse, the changing college landscape, & how prioritizing students & optimizing tech creates affordable, accessible education
1:21:44
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e924-chegg-ceo-dan-rosensweig-on-early-days-innovating-in-internet-publishing-journey-from-executive-to-entrepreneur-insights-on-ipo-experience-dangers-of-information-abuse-the-changing-college-l/">E924: Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig on early days innovating in internet publishing, journey from executive to entrepreneur, insights on IPO experience, dangers of information abuse, the changing college landscape, & how prioritizing students & optimizing tech creates affordable, accessible education</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/YfukWiQ6guw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 23, 2019
E21: “Angel” Season 3 Premiere! 500 Startups Co-founder & Managing Partner Christine Tsai shares lessons from her fund’s 10 unicorns & 2200+ startups across 74 countries, what it takes to be a successful founder, achieving a 26% women-led portfolio, greatest hits/misses, & strong leadership through adversity
59:46
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e21-angel-season-3-premiere-500-startups-co-founder-managing-partner-christine-tsai-shares-lessons-from-her-funds-10-unicorns-2200-startups-across-74-countries-what-it-takes-to-be-a-succ/">E21: “Angel” Season 3 Premiere! 500 Startups Co-founder & Managing Partner Christine Tsai shares lessons from her fund’s 10 unicorns & 2200+ startups across 74 countries, what it takes to be a successful founder, achieving a 26% women-led portfolio, greatest hits/misses, & strong leadership through adversity</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/4v52npa7Cww" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 22, 2019
E923: All Turtles Co-founder & CEO Phil Libin (prev. Evernote) launches Sift news therapy to promote understanding over anxiety, shares model for innovation at his AI multi-product startup, insights on failing efficiently, the future of health & work, & what it takes to make a world-class app
1:15:18
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e923-all-turtles-co-founder-ceo-phil-libin-prev-evernote-launches-sift-news-therapy-to-promote-understanding-over-anxiety-shares-model-for-innovation-at-his-ai-multi-product-startup-insights-o/">E923: All Turtles Co-founder & CEO Phil Libin (prev. Evernote) launches Sift news therapy to promote understanding over anxiety, shares model for innovation at his AI multi-product startup, insights on failing efficiently, the future of health & work, & what it takes to make a world-class app</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/27zvVCL_EpM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 19, 2019
E922: Scaling Your Startup, “Communication”: Essential tools, tips, and tactics for founders to most effectively communicate with investors, their team, and each other, with Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH President Samantha August & LAUNCH Managing Director Ashley Whitehurst — E2 of 10-ep miniseries
58:25
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e922-scaling-your-startup-communication-essential-tools-tips-and-tactics-for-founders-to-most-effectively-communicate-with-investors-their-team-and-each-other-with-jason-calacanis-launch/">E922: Scaling Your Startup, “Communication”: Essential tools, tips, and tactics for founders to most effectively communicate with investors, their team, and each other, with Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH President Samantha August & LAUNCH Managing Director Ashley Whitehurst — E2 of 10-ep miniseries</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/7RibzC8AeYU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 18, 2019
E921: Confluent Co-Founder & CEO Jay Kreps shares insights from building his data streaming cloud platform unicorn, new partnership with Google Cloud, learnings as lead engineer at LinkedIn, & the future of innovation in enterprise
57:25
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e921-confluent-co-founder-ceo-jay-kreps-shares-insights-from-building-his-data-streaming-cloud-platform-unicorn-new-partnership-with-google-cloud-learnings-as-lead-engineer-at-linkedin-the-fut/">E921: Confluent Co-Founder & CEO Jay Kreps shares insights from building his data streaming cloud platform unicorn, new partnership with Google Cloud, learnings as lead engineer at LinkedIn, & the future of innovation in enterprise</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/xoH2PgxA6kA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 16, 2019
E920: Rally Rd. Co-Founder & CEO Chris Bruno turns collectible cars into stocks, shares vision of product expansion to make high value assets accessible to everyone & create a new generation of excited, diversified investors
1:08:12
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e920-rally-rd-co-founder-ceo-chris-bruno-turns-collectible-cars-into-stocks-shares-vision-of-product-expansion-to-make-high-value-assets-accessible-to-everyone-create-a-new-generation-of-excite/">E920: Rally Rd. Co-Founder & CEO Chris Bruno turns collectible cars into stocks, shares vision of product expansion to make high value assets accessible to everyone & create a new generation of excited, diversified investors</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/rGAt8MAvjds" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 12, 2019
E919: Scaling Your Startup, “Funding Your Company”: What startups need to know to raise their rounds right & other tips from an early investor in 200+ startups & 7 unicorns (Uber, Thumbtack, Calm) with Jason Calacanis & LAUNCH Managing Directors Jason Demant & Ashley Whitehurst — E1 of 10-ep miniseries
1:09:10
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e919-scaling-your-startup-funding-your-company-what-startups-need-to-know-to-raise-their-rounds-right-other-tips-from-an-early-investor-in-200-startups-7-unicorns-uber-thumbtack-calm-w/">E919: Scaling Your Startup, “Funding Your Company”: What startups need to know to raise their rounds right & other tips from an early investor in 200+ startups & 7 unicorns (Uber, Thumbtack, Calm) with Jason Calacanis & LAUNCH Managing Directors Jason Demant & Ashley Whitehurst — E1 of 10-ep miniseries</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/jpzbvkdot8c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 11, 2019
E918: Stack Overflow CEO & co-founder Joel Spolsky shares lessons growing his groundbreaking Q&A site to 100m+ monthly visitors, insights on leading, pivoting, selling Trello, engaging with VCs, becoming focused & what he’s looking for in his replacement as CEO
53:11
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e918-stack-overflow-ceo-co-founder-joel-spolsky-shares-lessons-growing-his-groundbreaking-qa-site-to-100m-monthly-visitors-insights-on-leading-pivoting-selling-trello-engaging-with-vcs-becom/">E918: Stack Overflow CEO & co-founder Joel Spolsky shares lessons growing his groundbreaking Q&A site to 100m+ monthly visitors, insights on leading, pivoting, selling Trello, engaging with VCs, becoming focused & what he’s looking for in his replacement as CEO</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/R8xMLUVHuU4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 09, 2019
E917: Five9 CEO Rowan Trollope on how his cloud-based contact center is leading the future of customer success by fixing a globally hated experience that eats $500b/year, shares insights on qualities of a great acquisition, the power of AI to revitalize jobs, & the critical importance of setting company culture to avoid tribalism
1:15:36
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/rowan-trollope-five9/">E917: Five9 CEO Rowan Trollope on how his cloud-based contact center is leading the future of customer success by fixing a globally hated experience that eats $500b/year, shares insights on qualities of a great acquisition, the power of AI to revitalize jobs, & the critical importance of setting company culture to avoid tribalism</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/4qZbLdVRkVk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 05, 2019
E916: Office Hours with Jason, Part 2! Founders present their most pressing challenges: finding the best revenue model to hit escape velocity, building communities to share & realize goals, prioritizing fundraising versus growth
53:05
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e916-e915-office-hours-with-jason-part-2-founders-present-their-most-pressing-challenges-finding-the-best-revenue-model-to-hit-escape-velocity-building-communities-to-share-realize-goals-prio/">E916: Office Hours with Jason, Part 2! Founders present their most pressing challenges: finding the best revenue model to hit escape velocity, building communities to share & realize goals, prioritizing fundraising versus growth</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/sGRBPBX87-4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 02, 2019
E915: Office Hours with Jason! Founders present their most pressing challenges: immediate growth & revenue versus product development, expanding into new verticals, marketing a unique product on a tight budget, prioritizing results over the perfect pitch-PART 1
58:02
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e915-office-hours-with-jason-founders-present-their-most-pressing-challenges-immediate-growth-revenue-versus-product-development-expanding-into-new-verticals-marketing-a-unique-product-on-a-tig/">E915: Office Hours with Jason! Founders present their most pressing challenges: immediate growth & revenue versus product development, expanding into new verticals, marketing a unique product on a tight budget, prioritizing results over the perfect pitch-PART 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/X5C_JW0JoFU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 29, 2019
E914: News Roundtable! Parker Thompson, AngelList & Ryan Block, Begin: Apple announcements (what’s hot & not), inside IPO big wave & high valuations, Beto the hacker, favorite apps, the futures of crypto, political ads, social media & the venture industrial complex
1:29:03
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e914-news-roundtable-parker-thompson-angellist-ryan-block-begin-apple-announcements-whats-hot-not-inside-the-ipo-wave-inflated-valuations-beto-the-hacker-favorite-apps-the-futures/">E914: News Roundtable! Parker Thompson, AngelList & Ryan Block, Begin: Apple announcements (what’s hot & not), inside IPO big wave & high valuations, Beto the hacker, favorite apps, the futures of crypto, political ads, social media & the venture industrial complex</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/8iFmVuiItd8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 26, 2019
E913: Roland Ligtenberg, Co-founder & SVP Growth of Housecall Pro, shares growth hacking strategies on go-to-market, customer acquisition, marketing & sales channels from Seed through Series B @ Founder.University
56:06
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/roland-ligtenberg-housecall-pro-founder-university/">E913: Roland Ligtenberg, Co-founder & SVP Growth of Housecall Pro, shares growth hacking strategies on go-to-market, customer acquisition, marketing & sales channels from Seed through Series B @ Founder.University</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/EkzOu4DvXQM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 22, 2019
E912: #AskJason Call-in: Stepping stones to VC, attracting top talent on a tight budget, pay-to-pitch & other startup scams, educating investors on the problem & your solution, landing leads for your round & more
1:17:01
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e912-askjason-call-in-stepping-stones-to-vc-attracting-top-talent-on-a-tight-budget-pay-to-pitch-other-startup-scams-educating-investors-on-the-problem-your-solution-landing-leads-for-your/">E912: #AskJason Call-in: Stepping stones to VC, attracting top talent on a tight budget, pay-to-pitch & other startup scams, educating investors on the problem & your solution, landing leads for your round & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/iXmCbtwzIFA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 19, 2019
E911: Kabbage Co-founder & CEO Rob Frohwein disrupts business financing by using real-time data to grant capital in minutes, shares insights on founder stress, the future of financing & building a billion-dollar company that helps other startups scale
59:43
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/rob-frohwein-kabbage/">E911: Kabbage Co-founder & CEO Rob Frohwein disrupts business financing by using real-time data to grant capital in minutes, shares insights on founder stress, the future of financing & building a billion-dollar company that helps other startups scale</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/3JVStpZd6dY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 15, 2019
E910: Founder.University #StartupTuneup: 9 startups in talent & ride-share marketplaces, insurance fraud detection, anonymous global messaging, high-end home repair, curated digital shopping & more get candid feedback from Jason & Jenny Lefcourt, Freestyle Capital
1:32:50
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e910-founder-university-startup-tuneup-9-startups-in-talent-ride-share-marketplaces-insurance-fraud-detection-anonymous-global-messaging-high-end-home-repair-curated-digital-shopping-more-g/">E910: Founder.University #StartupTuneup: 9 startups in talent & ride-share marketplaces, insurance fraud detection, anonymous global messaging, high-end home repair, curated digital shopping & more get candid feedback from Jason & Jenny Lefcourt, Freestyle Capital</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/GAUBE1I8iRY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 12, 2019
E909: Part 2! Roger McNamee, author of “Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe,” investor & early Zuck mentor, distills the destructive power of persuasive tech, the cult of libertarianism in SV, election interference, Russian subversion of American democracy & Big Tech’s dystopian surveillance, data collection & what we can do about it
1:02:02
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/roger-mcnamee-part2/">E909: Part 2! Roger McNamee, author of “Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe,” investor & early Zuck mentor, distills the destructive power of persuasive tech, the cult of libertarianism in SV, election interference, Russian subversion of American democracy & Big Tech’s dystopian surveillance, data collection & what we can do about it</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/Bl0GAT7Xj78" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 08, 2019
E908: Roger McNamee, early Facebook investor & author of “Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe,” shares early days mentoring Zuck, the destructive power of persuasive tech, the Russian plan to subvert American democracy, & Beyond Facebook: Big Tech’s dystopian surveillance, data collection & what we can do about it – PART 1
56:51
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/roger-mcnamee-zucked-part1/">E908: Roger McNamee, early Facebook investor & author of “Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe,” shares early days mentoring Zuck, the destructive power of persuasive tech, the Russian plan to subvert American democracy, & Beyond Facebook: Big Tech’s dystopian surveillance, data collection & what we can do about it – PART 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/nRzrlobj9zY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 05, 2019
E907: The Syndicate Showcase: Jason shares 4 portfolio startups & why he invested; founders present product, achievements & updates since syndication, w/ 15Five (employee performance management) , Growth Boulevard (growth & content marketing tools), Steezy (online dance with top instructors), and WhereBy.Us (local newsletter & media network)
1:19:52
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/syndicate-showcase-15five-growthblvd-steezy-wherebyus/">E907: The Syndicate Showcase: Jason shares 4 portfolio startups & why he invested; founders present product, achievements & updates since syndication, w/ 15Five (employee performance management) , Growth Boulevard (growth & content marketing tools), Steezy (online dance with top instructors), and WhereBy.Us (local newsletter & media network)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/s_0rmW45xGs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 01, 2019
E906: Caterina Fake, co-founder of Yes VC & Flickr, explores tech’s unintended consequences in new podcast “Should This Exist?”; shares insights on community building, founder skills, the zebra movement, the future of capitalism & funding startups that embody creativity & expression
1:27:51
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/caterina-fake-should-this-exist/">E906: Caterina Fake, co-founder of Yes VC & Flickr, explores tech’s unintended consequences in new podcast “Should This Exist?”; shares insights on community building, founder skills, the zebra movement, the future of capitalism & funding startups that embody creativity & expression</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/w182hfZRQvQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 26, 2019
E905: PT2 – Keith Rabois, operator (PayPal, Opendoor) & investor (Khosla, future Founders Fund) shares advice on getting into tech, insights on censorship, secondary shares, selling too early, self-driving, biggest misses, economic concerns & other lessons from his lifelong quest to monopolize talent & fund startups that will change the world
48:28
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/pt2-keith-rabois/">E905: PT2 – Keith Rabois, operator (PayPal, Opendoor) & investor (Khosla, future Founders Fund) shares advice on getting into tech, insights on censorship, secondary shares, selling too early, self-driving, biggest misses, economic concerns & other lessons from his lifelong quest to monopolize talent & fund startups that will change the world</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/M1WuMr4ZJZU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 22, 2019
E904: Legendary investor & operator Keith Rabois (Khosla Ventures, PayPal, Opendoor) shares advice for entrepreneurs in the current anti-VC/anti-hustle climate, insights on Thiel, Trump, Margaret Thatcher & Masayoshi Son, & lessons from his lifelong quest to monopolize talent & fund startups that will change the world – PART 1
56:05
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/keith-rabois-part1/">E904: Legendary investor & operator Keith Rabois (Khosla Ventures, PayPal, Opendoor) shares advice for entrepreneurs in the current anti-VC/anti-hustle climate, insights on Thiel, Trump, Margaret Thatcher & Masayoshi Son, & lessons from his lifelong quest to monopolize talent & fund startups that will change the world – PART 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/7OquyZnU6cw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 19, 2019
E903: DeepMap CEO & Co-founder James Wu built the world’s greatest maps for Google, Apple & Baidu, now provides precision HD mapping technology & real-time data for autonomous vehicles // Office Hours with Jason! Balancing supply & demand
1:04:55
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/deepmap-james-wu-office-hours/">E903: DeepMap CEO & Co-founder James Wu built the world’s greatest maps for Google, Apple & Baidu, now provides precision HD mapping technology & real-time data for autonomous vehicles // Office Hours with Jason! Balancing supply & demand</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/1MXsfxwnBCI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 15, 2019
E902: Looking Glass Factory Co-founder & CEO Shawn Frayne demos his 3D holographic display that creates shared experiences & unlimited potential for human-tech direct interaction // “Guess the Fake Startup!”: which chat product is too outrageous to exist?
1:07:21
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e902-looking-glass-factory-co-founder-ceo-shawn-frayne-demos-his-3d-holographic-display-that-creates-shared-experiences-unlimited-potential-for-human-tech-direct-interaction-guess-the-fake/">E902: Looking Glass Factory Co-founder & CEO Shawn Frayne demos his 3D holographic display that creates shared experiences & unlimited potential for human-tech direct interaction // “Guess the Fake Startup!”: which chat product is too outrageous to exist?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/-z0DIQMOcBE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 12, 2019
E901: Twilio SendGrid CEO Sameer Dholakia shares how he led $30m co. to $2b acquisition with strategic focus on marketing, product & team, embedded values & scalable culture, aligning with the right partners, knowing what great looks like, & expanding platform that’s already delivered over 1 trillion emails to date
1:06:42
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/twilio-sendgrid-sameer-dholakia/">E901: Twilio SendGrid CEO Sameer Dholakia shares how he led $30m co. to $2b acquisition with strategic focus on marketing, product & team, embedded values & scalable culture, aligning with the right partners, knowing what great looks like, & expanding platform that’s already delivered over 1 trillion emails to date</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/-xxBpT_Bkos" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 08, 2019
E900: Justin Kan, co-founder of Justin.tv, Twitch.tv & Atrium, shares lessons pioneering live-stream video, early days at YC, learning from failure, selling as a superpower, strengthening core & building startups from the joy of exploration
1:24:28
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/justin-kan-justintv-twitchtv-atrium/">E900: Justin Kan, co-founder of Justin.tv, Twitch.tv & Atrium, shares lessons pioneering live-stream video, early days at YC, learning from failure, selling as a superpower, strengthening core & building startups from the joy of exploration</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/ALrs25xrrNc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 06, 2019
E899: News Roundtable! Zach Coelius (Coelius Capital) & Gadget Guy Dave Mathews (NewAer): Apple’s self-driving Project Titan is dropped, FaceTime eavesdrops, flying cars, latest Facebook scandal, the largest privacy breach ever (again!), journalism ills, & the return of Deadpool (fallen startup of the week)
1:17:15
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-zach-coelius-dave-mathews/">E899: News Roundtable! Zach Coelius (Coelius Capital) & Gadget Guy Dave Mathews (NewAer): Apple’s self-driving Project Titan is dropped, FaceTime eavesdrops, flying cars, latest Facebook scandal, the largest privacy breach ever (again!), journalism ills, & the return of Deadpool (fallen startup of the week)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/HoOyDnMXUsY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 02, 2019
E898: Office Hours with Jason! Founders present their most pressing startup challenges: strengthening momentum after fundraise, igniting excitement for biometrics, educating angels on personal flight, increasing sales for AI video, targeting the right investors, & more
1:08:17
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e898-office-hours-with-jason/">E898: Office Hours with Jason! Founders present their most pressing startup challenges: strengthening momentum after fundraise, igniting excitement for biometrics, educating angels on personal flight, increasing sales for AI video, targeting the right investors, & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/gsG9iHw_mHA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 29, 2019
E897: Obvious Ventures Co-founder & Managing Director James Joaquin brings operator expertise to VC to fund #worldpositive startups; shares early days pioneering online photo, teaming up with Ev Williams, insights on founder mental health, investor bad behavior, crypto potential, & staying focused on realizing a sustainable planet
1:14:39
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/james-joaquin-obvious-ventures/">E897: Obvious Ventures Co-founder & Managing Director James Joaquin brings operator expertise to VC to fund #worldpositive startups; shares early days pioneering online photo, teaming up with Ev Williams, insights on founder mental health, investor bad behavior, crypto potential, & staying focused on realizing a sustainable planet</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/A_ZPf4tdWcs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 25, 2019
E896: NURX Co-founder & CEO Hans Gangeskar makes healthcare accessible with home delivery of birth control, HIV prevention & now an HPV testing kit, connects customers to an integrated network of doctors & pharmacies for direct control // Join Jason for “Guess the Fake Startup!”: which D2C company is too outrageous to exist?
57:26
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/nurx-hans-gangeskar-guess-fake-startup/">E896: NURX Co-founder & CEO Hans Gangeskar makes healthcare accessible with home delivery of birth control, HIV prevention & now an HPV testing kit, connects customers to an integrated network of doctors & pharmacies for direct control // Join Jason for “Guess the Fake Startup!”: which D2C company is too outrageous to exist?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/crso_PqwVwE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 22, 2019
E895: News Roundtable! Anthony Pompliano & Mick Liubinskas do a Crypto deep dive: the state of bitcoin, ideal use cases, Ripple trouble, ICO flame-outs & scams, incremental improvements & exponential potential; plus, Black Swan events, aliens arriving, markets collapsing & accreditation laws strangling the American Dream
1:33:24
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-anthony-pompliano-mick-liubinskas/">E895: News Roundtable! Anthony Pompliano & Mick Liubinskas do a Crypto deep dive: the state of bitcoin, ideal use cases, Ripple trouble, ICO flame-outs & scams, incremental improvements & exponential potential; plus, Black Swan events, aliens arriving, markets collapsing & accreditation laws strangling the American Dream</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/rf3bUNErduA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 19, 2019
E894: How do you know when to hire a CEO? Owl Labs Co-founder & outgoing CEO Max Makeev & new CEO Frank Weishaupt on applying robotics thinking to transform video conferencing, shaping the future of distributed teams, & hitting the gas on growth by handing over the reins
54:49
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/owl-labs-max-makeev-frank-weishaupt/">E894: How do you know when to hire a CEO? Owl Labs Co-founder & outgoing CEO Max Makeev & new CEO Frank Weishaupt on applying robotics thinking to transform video conferencing, shaping the future of distributed teams, & hitting the gas on growth by handing over the reins</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/J8K5AgnbPpA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 15, 2019
E893: All #AskJason! Working in VC, prospects for non-revenue projects, cliche entrepreneur phrases, effective networking tips, recession-proof industries, what makes a great investment, negotiating co-founder title, misguided startup advice, SV v. NYC
1:01:04
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e893-all-askjason-working-in-vc-prospects-for-non-revenue-projects-cliche-entrepreneur-phrases-effective-networking-tips-recession-proof-industries-what-makes-a-great-investment-negotiating-c/">E893: All #AskJason! Working in VC, prospects for non-revenue projects, cliche entrepreneur phrases, effective networking tips, recession-proof industries, what makes a great investment, negotiating co-founder title, misguided startup advice, SV v. NYC</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/aVEWnHosnR8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 12, 2019
E892: News Roundtable! Peter Rojas & Monique Woodard: CES (5G, bread robots, double standards & more!), tech backlashes & what lies beneath, the dilemmas of regulation, have we reached peak Apple?, political deja vu, online harassment & the rise of fake internet
1:28:33
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-peter-rojas-monique-woodard/">E892: News Roundtable! Peter Rojas & Monique Woodard: CES (5G, bread robots, double standards & more!), tech backlashes & what lies beneath, the dilemmas of regulation, have we reached peak Apple?, political deja vu, online harassment & the rise of fake internet</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/Tq57uSH1kQc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 10, 2019
E891: #AllAskJason Call-In: right approach to metrics, customer acquisition & retention, landing qualified leads & true feedback from the front lines, to take or not to take investor money, relentless focus as a strategy
50:18
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e891-allaskjason-call-in/">E891: #AllAskJason Call-In: right approach to metrics, customer acquisition & retention, landing qualified leads & true feedback from the front lines, to take or not to take investor money, relentless focus as a strategy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/H9zWfVCO92k" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 04, 2019
E890: #StartupTuneup: 16 founders pitch for Jason’s candid feedback on scaling: from social networks to smart contact lenses, flying on-demand to subscription freelancers, multi-purpose boxes to blockchain for litigants & many more @ LAUNCH SCALE
1:11:11
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/startuptuneup-launch-scale/">E890: #StartupTuneup: 16 founders pitch for Jason’s candid feedback on scaling: from social networks to smart contact lenses, flying on-demand to subscription freelancers, multi-purpose boxes to blockchain for litigants & many more @ LAUNCH SCALE</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/uR4-tMslUSE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 01, 2019
E889: Union Square Ventures Partner & Co-founder Brad Burnham shares insights on market forces, innovation impinged by dominant players & consolidating network effects, the enduring benefits of open systems, potential for distributed trust, & continued conviction for crypto to create a platform that is not evil
1:11:46
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/brad-burnham-usv/">E889: Union Square Ventures Partner & Co-founder Brad Burnham shares insights on market forces, innovation impinged by dominant players & consolidating network effects, the enduring benefits of open systems, potential for distributed trust, & continued conviction for crypto to create a platform that is not evil</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/vT_0Y0G45dU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 28, 2018
E888: Honor CEO & Co-founder Seth Sternberg (prev. Meebo, Google) turns his tech expertise toward human betterment, combining care professionals with machine learning for quality home care; shares lessons as serial entrepreneur, raising money, assembling teams, navigating execution & market risks
1:12:38
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/seth-sternberg-honor/">E888: Honor CEO & Co-founder Seth Sternberg (prev. Meebo, Google) turns his tech expertise toward human betterment, combining care professionals with machine learning for quality home care; shares lessons as serial entrepreneur, raising money, assembling teams, navigating execution & market risks</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/IY8bp-koR_A" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 21, 2018
E887: #StartupTuneup @ TWiST Live! Jason’s candid feedback to founders on teledentistry as a service, tax management for cannabis, stylish activewear bras, data science for software engineering, online 3D printing, integrated traveling platform
55:02
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/startuptuneup-twist-live/">E887: #StartupTuneup @ TWiST Live! Jason’s candid feedback to founders on teledentistry as a service, tax management for cannabis, stylish activewear bras, data science for software engineering, online 3D printing, integrated traveling platform</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/bKsScLNxURo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 18, 2018
E886: Samasource Founder & CEO Leila Janah is reducing poverty by training people in Africa in AI & future technologies to earn 400% more; shares her LXMI organic skincare products, the rewards & challenges of running two startups, raising VC, & the profitable art of doing more with less
1:07:54
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/leila-janah-samasource/">E886: Samasource Founder & CEO Leila Janah is reducing poverty by training people in Africa in AI & future technologies to earn 400% more; shares her LXMI organic skincare products, the rewards & challenges of running two startups, raising VC, & the profitable art of doing more with less</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/f-5yi-SEi2w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 14, 2018
E885: Year-end special TWiST! Top 2018 trends, prominent players & 2019 predictions for products, AI, podcasting, platforms, entertainment, politics & much more – with Nick Abouzeid, Lon Harris, Rob May, Skye Pillsbury & Austin Smith
1:05:05
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/2018-year-end-special-twist/">E885: Year-end special TWiST! Top 2018 trends, prominent players & 2019 predictions for products, AI, podcasting, platforms, entertainment, politics & much more – with Nick Abouzeid, Lon Harris, Rob May, Skye Pillsbury & Austin Smith</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/9R-ibhVHatM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 13, 2018
E884: News Roundtable! Kim-Mai Cutler, Initialized Capital & Ryan Carson, Treehouse talk IPO heat: Uber & Lyft file, more on deck, effects to ricochet across transportation & housing; diversity in tech & the future of education; the latest in Facebook & Google moral bankruptcy
1:32:42
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-kim-mai-cutler-ryan-carson/">E884: News Roundtable! Kim-Mai Cutler, Initialized Capital & Ryan Carson, Treehouse talk IPO heat: Uber & Lyft file, more on deck, effects to ricochet across transportation & housing; diversity in tech & the future of education; the latest in Facebook & Google moral bankruptcy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/LorASxergpY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 12, 2018
E883: #AllAskJason: low-cost marketing, protecting stealable ideas, decacorns & superunicorns, early-traction momentum, advice for non-tech founders, transparency best practices, unique ideas, advice for kid entrepreneurs, running out of money – with LAUNCH CMO Presh
1:27:48
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e883-allaskjason/">E883: #AllAskJason: low-cost marketing, protecting stealable ideas, decacorns & superunicorns, early-traction momentum, advice for non-tech founders, transparency best practices, unique ideas, advice for kid entrepreneurs, running out of money – with LAUNCH CMO Presh</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/jUJMvttWcvM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 10, 2018
E882: TWiST Live! OpenAI Co-founder & CTO Greg Brockman on our rapid acceleration toward artificial general intelligence: shares achievements in deep learning, the death of Moore’s Law (300,000x compute increase), & the risks of malice, competition & unintended consequences as OpenAI races to build AGI that benefits humanity
1:22:33
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/greg-brockman-openai/">E882: TWiST Live! OpenAI Co-founder & CTO Greg Brockman on our rapid acceleration toward artificial general intelligence: shares achievements in deep learning, the death of Moore’s Law (300,000x compute increase), & the risks of malice, competition & unintended consequences as OpenAI races to build AGI that benefits humanity</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/99ZkTFnxZ2w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 07, 2018
E881: Helm CEO & Co-founder Giri Sreenivas built a personal server to safeguard your online data in this era of runaway surveillance; insights on hacking, Snowden, the unceasing exploitation of information by government, advertisers & big tech, & a $4m raise led by Initialized Capital to protect us at this privacy tipping point
1:03:38
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/giri-sreenivas-helm/">E881: Helm CEO & Co-founder Giri Sreenivas built a personal server to safeguard your online data in this era of runaway surveillance; insights on hacking, Snowden, the unceasing exploitation of information by government, advertisers & big tech, & a $4m raise led by Initialized Capital to protect us at this privacy tipping point</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/hBdSQyGvu7g" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 04, 2018
E880: Brandless CEO & Co-founder Tina Sharkey (prev., iVillage, AOL) shares how her ecommerce platform eliminates inefficiency, builds community & disrupts retail with products reflecting the values of consumers, not brands; shares insights from early internet, creating a culture of intention, raising $240m from SoftBank Vision Fund & more
1:10:54
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/tina-sharkey-brandless/">E880: Brandless CEO & Co-founder Tina Sharkey (prev., iVillage, AOL) shares how her ecommerce platform eliminates inefficiency, builds community & disrupts retail with products reflecting the values of consumers, not brands; shares insights from early internet, creating a culture of intention, raising $240m from SoftBank Vision Fund & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/Byfoltq15is" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 01, 2018
E879: News Roundtable! Antonio García Martínez (“Chaos Monkeys,” WIRED) & Iain Thomson (The Register): Facebook’s embattled leadership & unraveling internal culture, world’s 1st gene-edited babies, bitcoin zero-bound?, deep-fakes, Amazon HQ2 fiasco, social-media genius of Ocasio-Cortez & more
1:24:48
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e879-news-roundtable-antonio-garcia-martinez-iain-thomson/">E879: News Roundtable! Antonio García Martínez (“Chaos Monkeys,” WIRED) & Iain Thomson (The Register): Facebook’s embattled leadership & unraveling internal culture, world’s 1st gene-edited babies, bitcoin zero-bound?, deep-fakes, Amazon HQ2 fiasco, social-media genius of Ocasio-Cortez & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/KPMtwvSDczk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 27, 2018
E878: Founder.University #StartupTuneup: 9 startups in drone recovery, automated architecture, daily newsletters, soccer software, SMB marketing, design management, shoe commerce, tech recruiting, boutique delivery & more get candid feedback from Jason & Kirby Harris, Base Ventures
1:31:00
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/founder-university-startuptuneup-nov2018/">E878: Founder.University #StartupTuneup: 9 startups in drone recovery, automated architecture, daily newsletters, soccer software, SMB marketing, design management, shoe commerce, tech recruiting, boutique delivery & more get candid feedback from Jason & Kirby Harris, Base Ventures</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/GsvZkbV085Q" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 23, 2018
E877: Fairygodboss CEO & Co-founder Georgene Huang built a career marketplace for women, shares insights on best companies, equal pay, forced arbitration for misconduct, work-life balance, & results from her Sexual Harassment in Workplace Survey that shows, even post- #MeToo, how far we have to go
1:07:35
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/georgene-huang-fairygodboss/">E877: Fairygodboss CEO & Co-founder Georgene Huang built a career marketplace for women, shares insights on best companies, equal pay, forced arbitration for misconduct, work-life balance, & results from her Sexual Harassment in Workplace Survey that shows, even post- #MeToo, how far we have to go</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/KKQrqK8zEO8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 20, 2018
E876: “Founder Lessons”: 5 founders whose startups range from shut down to scaling share their best advice, mistakes they will never repeat & strategies they will double-down on for future success @ LAUNCH Scale
54:51
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/founder-lessons-launch-scale-2018/">E876: “Founder Lessons”: 5 founders whose startups range from shut down to scaling share their best advice, mistakes they will never repeat & strategies they will double-down on for future success @ LAUNCH Scale</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/bfVAEuh3Rt8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 18, 2018
E875: Founder & CEO Andrew Parker built Papa to solve loneliness across generations with “grandkids on demand” companionship & non-skilled assistance, shares progress since YC, expanding & pursuing partnership w/ Medicare, & securing $2.4m from Alexis Ohanian
58:20
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/andrew-parker-papa/">E875: Founder & CEO Andrew Parker built Papa to solve loneliness across generations with “grandkids on demand” companionship & non-skilled assistance, shares progress since YC, expanding & pursuing partnership w/ Medicare, & securing $2.4m from Alexis Ohanian</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/dYNJOo7VXxE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 16, 2018
E874: #AllAskJason Call-In: Jason’s candid feedback on getting investors’ attention pre- product-market fit, selling the big vision, conquering small markets before big, optimizing potential in apparel, breaking into tech from outside SV
54:33
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e874-allaskjason-call-in/">E874: #AllAskJason Call-In: Jason’s candid feedback on getting investors’ attention pre- product-market fit, selling the big vision, conquering small markets before big, optimizing potential in apparel, breaking into tech from outside SV</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/uKLKr0R_ECI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 13, 2018
E873: The Syndicate Showcase: Jason presents 3 portfolio startups & reveals why he invested; founders demo & share accomplishments resulting from Jason’s accelerator & syndicate, w/ Cafe X (robotic coffee), LeadIQ (sales prospecting), Kush Marketplace (wholesale cannabis)
1:20:08
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/the-syndicate-cafex-leadiq-kushmarketplace/">E873: The Syndicate Showcase: Jason presents 3 portfolio startups & reveals why he invested; founders demo & share accomplishments resulting from Jason’s accelerator & syndicate, w/ Cafe X (robotic coffee), LeadIQ (sales prospecting), Kush Marketplace (wholesale cannabis)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/uQwNZFQrySQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 11, 2018
E872: David Cohen, Techstars founder & world’s top angel with investments creating $80b+ value in 30 cities across 13 countries, shares insights on picking over-performers, prioritizing quality before quantity, data dilemmas & misplaced outrage, & the early-stage exhilaration of helping founders figure it out
45:39
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/david-cohen-techstars-launch-scale-2018/">E872: David Cohen, Techstars founder & world’s top angel with investments creating $80b+ value in 30 cities across 13 countries, shares insights on picking over-performers, prioritizing quality before quantity, data dilemmas & misplaced outrage, & the early-stage exhilaration of helping founders figure it out</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/KoNHf_5dXEY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 10, 2018
E871: Craig Newmark on founding & scaling profitable legend Craigslist with dogged dedication to customer service & no VC, now driven to fund the good work in the world, reverse misinformation & stay in touch with what’s real to get our country back on track
44:53
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/craig-newmark-craigslist/">E871: Craig Newmark on founding & scaling profitable legend Craigslist with dogged dedication to customer service & no VC, now driven to fund the good work in the world, reverse misinformation & stay in touch with what’s real to get our country back on track</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/uTbP3mFHMlg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 05, 2018
E870: CEO Bentley Hall brings Good Eggs back from the brink to raise $50m Series C led by Bill Gurley, stays focused on foundation & happy customers before hyper-growth, shares inventory & plans to expand on a mission to make fresh food the default not the exception
1:07:52
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/bentley-hall-good-eggs/">E870: CEO Bentley Hall brings Good Eggs back from the brink to raise $50m Series C led by Bill Gurley, stays focused on foundation & happy customers before hyper-growth, shares inventory & plans to expand on a mission to make fresh food the default not the exception</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/2Afgrz7sBmU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 02, 2018
E869: Mar Hershenson, Pear VC: “Building Companies from 0 to 1” & what startups need to know to get from idea to Series A; & James Currier, NFX: “Network Effects Produces 70% of the Value in Tech” & how startups can create network effects for defensibility & scale @ LAUNCH SCALE
1:11:59
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/mar-hershenson-james-currier/">E869: Mar Hershenson, Pear VC: “Building Companies from 0 to 1” & what startups need to know to get from idea to Series A; & James Currier, NFX: “Network Effects Produces 70% of the Value in Tech” & how startups can create network effects for defensibility & scale @ LAUNCH SCALE</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/TDNU_sS_Xu0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 30, 2018
E868: Calm Co-founder Alex Tew shares lessons on hyper-growth done well, finding the right investors, creating a new market & making a positive difference in the world with 1m+ subscribers, $80m revenue & a $250m valuation
44:41
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/alex-tew-calm-launch-scale/">E868: Calm Co-founder Alex Tew shares lessons on hyper-growth done well, finding the right investors, creating a new market & making a positive difference in the world with 1m+ subscribers, $80m revenue & a $250m valuation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/19aE9cDbiMs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 26, 2018
E867: Superhuman CEO Rahul Vohra (prev., Rapportive) created instantaneous email to democratize productivity, demos why customers not only pay but evangelize (w/ 70k on waitlist), shares insights as 2nd-time founder on fundraising, churn, marketing & the workflow of the future
1:27:16
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/rahul-vohra-superhuman/">E867: Superhuman CEO Rahul Vohra (prev., Rapportive) created instantaneous email to democratize productivity, demos why customers not only pay but evangelize (w/ 70k on waitlist), shares insights as 2nd-time founder on fundraising, churn, marketing & the workflow of the future</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/doOYoZcDz8Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 23, 2018
E866: “Future of Early-Stage Investing” with Garry Tan (Initialized Capital), Hunter Walk (Homebrew), Andrea Zurek (XG Ventures): Insights on founder-market fit, the value of operators, outdated venture models, & helping startups break through Series A bottleneck
40:36
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/garry-tan-hunter-walk-andrea-zurek/">E866: “Future of Early-Stage Investing” with Garry Tan (Initialized Capital), Hunter Walk (Homebrew), Andrea Zurek (XG Ventures): Insights on founder-market fit, the value of operators, outdated venture models, & helping startups break through Series A bottleneck</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/Y10oKy8y5cw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 19, 2018
E865: Nextdoor CEO & Co-founder Nirav Tolia on getting to 90% of US neighborhoods & 100m users globally with organic growth & hard choices, shares thoughts on parody, possible IPO, & becoming the unique social network that protects, as well as connects, its members
40:26
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/nirav-tolia-nextdoor/">E865: Nextdoor CEO & Co-founder Nirav Tolia on getting to 90% of US neighborhoods & 100m users globally with organic growth & hard choices, shares thoughts on parody, possible IPO, & becoming the unique social network that protects, as well as connects, its members</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/RNdUVwfu6Xk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 16, 2018
E864: Social Capital’s Chamath Palihapitiya on how he fell for the mythology & Ponzi scheme of Silicon Valley, is now getting back to solving problems that matter; urges founders to grow real, grow slow, & stay true to what they want to build in the world @ LAUNCH Scale
46:30
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/chamath-palihapitiya-launch-scale-2018/">E864: Social Capital’s Chamath Palihapitiya on how he fell for the mythology & Ponzi scheme of Silicon Valley, is now getting back to solving problems that matter; urges founders to grow real, grow slow, & stay true to what they want to build in the world @ LAUNCH Scale</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/8ZQ9XBGT7lo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 12, 2018
E863: Optimism breaks barriers: Omaze CEO Matt Pohlson makes a difference through dream experiences with A-list stars, shares lessons in gratitude, family gambling, coming back from the dead (literally), Bono’s magic, & the smart business of crowdfunded charity
1:25:24
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/matt-pohlson-omaze/">E863: Optimism breaks barriers: Omaze CEO Matt Pohlson makes a difference through dream experiences with A-list stars, shares lessons in gratitude, family gambling, coming back from the dead (literally), Bono’s magic, & the smart business of crowdfunded charity</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/o448UPFI-SQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 09, 2018
E862: Andela CEO Jeremy Johnson & his team are training Africa’s top talent to become the world’s software engineers, bridging the gap between a high-growth population & the global need for technical expertise
1:03:00
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/jeremy-johnson-andela/">E862: Andela CEO Jeremy Johnson & his team are training Africa’s top talent to become the world’s software engineers, bridging the gap between a high-growth population & the global need for technical expertise</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/-MaVrev63kA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 05, 2018
E861: #StartupTuneup Urban-X: Founders solving for cities pitch Jason on data-driven grades for apartments, urban outdoor spaces, connecting tolls to connected vehicles, bike-safety helmets riders will actually wear
1:04:47
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/startup-tuneup-urbanx-2/">E861: #StartupTuneup Urban-X: Founders solving for cities pitch Jason on data-driven grades for apartments, urban outdoor spaces, connecting tolls to connected vehicles, bike-safety helmets riders will actually wear</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/Ji_qLgAoz_o" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 03, 2018
E860: Elad Gil, Angel Investor (Airbnb, Coinbase, Square) & Operator (Color Genomics, Google), shares masterclass on fundraising timeline & process, landing & optimizing investors, notes & equity terms/trade-offs, common mistakes & more @ LAUNCH Incubator
47:30
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/elad-gil-launch-incubator/">E860: Elad Gil, Angel Investor (Airbnb, Coinbase, Square) & Operator (Color Genomics, Google), shares masterclass on fundraising timeline & process, landing & optimizing investors, notes & equity terms/trade-offs, common mistakes & more @ LAUNCH Incubator</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/rImwRIk88fs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 28, 2018
E859: Emergency Pod! Instagram founders flee Facebook, things Jason hates/loves, tips for founders, the startup Jason wish existed
33:24
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/emergency-pod-9-26-18/">E859: Emergency Pod! Instagram founders flee Facebook, things Jason hates/loves, tips for founders, the startup Jason wish existed</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/j_kjfoeuplA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 27, 2018
E858: #AllAskJason Call-In: Candid advice on founder mental health & the extreme pursuit of startups, syndicate investing best practices, setting up outside SV, the future of robot-enabled retail, & the dream social media platform to unseat Facebook
1:07:56
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e858-allaskjason-call-in/">E858: #AllAskJason Call-In: Candid advice on founder mental health & the extreme pursuit of startups, syndicate investing best practices, setting up outside SV, the future of robot-enabled retail, & the dream social media platform to unseat Facebook</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/PpdFJ2IEoiI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 25, 2018
E857: Solving drowning: WAVE Co-founder & CEO Mark Caron demos his innovation detecting swimmers in distress, alerting lifeguards & parents; shares challenges & opportunities of changing human behavior, convincing VCs of the growing market for saving lives
56:22
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/wave-mark-caron/">E857: Solving drowning: WAVE Co-founder & CEO Mark Caron demos his innovation detecting swimmers in distress, alerting lifeguards & parents; shares challenges & opportunities of changing human behavior, convincing VCs of the growing market for saving lives</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/4BsaCEwl-Aw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 21, 2018
E856: #StartupTuneup Equity Crowdfunding: Republic Co-founder Ken Nguyen opens opportunity floodgates for startups & investors with diversity-focused crowdfunding, joins Jason to hear pitches on enterprise collaboration, smartphone numbers on demand, & next-gen tailoring
1:03:14
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/startup-tuneup-republic/">E856: #StartupTuneup Equity Crowdfunding: Republic Co-founder Ken Nguyen opens opportunity floodgates for startups & investors with diversity-focused crowdfunding, joins Jason to hear pitches on enterprise collaboration, smartphone numbers on demand, & next-gen tailoring</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/zgCVp2wSo48" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 18, 2018
E855: Blavity CEO & Co-founder Morgan DeBaun on how she built her media empire for black millennials based on trust in the era of fake news & Facebook fatigue, scaled to 5 brands (+counting) with 4m+ social, & landed Series A led by GV, smashing every SV barrier along the way
1:16:33
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/blavity-morgan-debaun/">E855: Blavity CEO & Co-founder Morgan DeBaun on how she built her media empire for black millennials based on trust in the era of fake news & Facebook fatigue, scaled to 5 brands (+counting) with 4m+ social, & landed Series A led by GV, smashing every SV barrier along the way</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/Bctmv30xbFc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 14, 2018
E854: Kairos CEO & Co-founder Brian Brackeen on innovating in facial recognition, processing over a billion faces, raising $30m via token sale, the dream & dystopia of AI, the persistence of racial profiling, & why he won’t sell his technology to law enforcement
58:20
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/kairos-brian-brakeen/">E854: Kairos CEO & Co-founder Brian Brackeen on innovating in facial recognition, processing over a billion faces, raising $30m via token sale, the dream & dystopia of AI, the persistence of racial profiling, & why he won’t sell his technology to law enforcement</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/HW6toshwS8s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 11, 2018
E853: #StartupTuneup “Solving Oceans”: 5 founders share their visions for cleaning up oil spills, fishing sustainably, harnessing wave power, rapidly biodegradable products, & data to eliminate waste
1:27:41
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/startup-tuneup-solving-oceans/">E853: #StartupTuneup “Solving Oceans”: 5 founders share their visions for cleaning up oil spills, fishing sustainably, harnessing wave power, rapidly biodegradable products, & data to eliminate waste</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/JCzmI5IsfZM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 07, 2018
E852: News Roundtable! Clara Brenner, Urban Innovation Fund & Iain Thomson, The Register: Facebook & Twitter testify, Google misfires, free speech v. de-platforming, scooter war victors & victims, rise of IPOs & income inequality, security shenanigans
58:20
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-clara-brenner-iain-thomson/">E852: News Roundtable! Clara Brenner, Urban Innovation Fund & Iain Thomson, The Register: Facebook & Twitter testify, Google misfires, free speech v. de-platforming, scooter war victors & victims, rise of IPOs & income inequality, security shenanigans</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/mk-Y5Ly9md0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 05, 2018
E851: Ubiquity6 Co-founder & CEO Anjney Midha on creating multiplayer AR for the real world, raising $37.5m from top SV investors to play with parallel universes, become the browser of spaces & define the future of shared mixed reality
1:03:36
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/ubiquity6-anjney-midha/">E851: Ubiquity6 Co-founder & CEO Anjney Midha on creating multiplayer AR for the real world, raising $37.5m from top SV investors to play with parallel universes, become the browser of spaces & define the future of shared mixed reality</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/whmWTHTOLsQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 31, 2018
E850: All #AskJason Call-In! Candid feedback on marketplaces, getting customers, breaking into VC, social media envy spiral, execution over ideas, abandoning your C corp, hiring & keeping great talent, networking outside of SV
1:12:21
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e850-all-askjason-call-in/">E850: All #AskJason Call-In! Candid feedback on marketplaces, getting customers, breaking into VC, social media envy spiral, execution over ideas, abandoning your C corp, hiring & keeping great talent, networking outside of SV</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/tSAoU0hZ6KQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 29, 2018
E849: Ernst-Jan Pfauth, CEO of The Correspondent, on breaking the journalism crowdfunding world record, launching in U.S., & innovating by ignoring the news & creating for readers instead of advertisers & owners
1:19:34
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/ernst-jan-pfauth-the-correspondent/">E849: Ernst-Jan Pfauth, CEO of The Correspondent, on breaking the journalism crowdfunding world record, launching in U.S., & innovating by ignoring the news & creating for readers instead of advertisers & owners</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/dTdqK_A6h0U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 21, 2018
E848: Introducing Tonal smart home fitness center that measures, monitors, instructs & adapts for a personalized full-body workout; CEO/founder Aly Orady demos his invention & vision for the future of health & fitness
37:55
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/tonal-aly-orady/">E848: Introducing Tonal smart home fitness center that measures, monitors, instructs & adapts for a personalized full-body workout; CEO/founder Aly Orady demos his invention & vision for the future of health & fitness</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/YKa0-M1dTHc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 17, 2018
E847: Emergency Pod! “Low-Burn Mindset”: Jason’s sneak preview from his next book breaks down your burn rate, why it needs to stay low & how to keep it there to extend your runway
18:56
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/emergency-pod-low-burn/">E847: Emergency Pod! “Low-Burn Mindset”: Jason’s sneak preview from his next book breaks down your burn rate, why it needs to stay low & how to keep it there to extend your runway</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/NzKEXEHm96U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 16, 2018
E846: Adam Nelson of Social Capital shares his playbook on “What it Takes to Raise a Series A in 2018”: what (& who) investors fund, optimizing team, scalability, market, narrative & the fundamentals of fundraising @ Founder.University
51:00
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/adam-nelson-social-capital/">E846: Adam Nelson of Social Capital shares his playbook on “What it Takes to Raise a Series A in 2018”: what (& who) investors fund, optimizing team, scalability, market, narrative & the fundamentals of fundraising @ Founder.University</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/ypzy9OGIxpk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 14, 2018
E845: News Roundtable! Ryan Hoover, Product Hunt & Gadget Guy Dave Mathews, NewAer: Tesla going private—or getting purchased?, Twitter trolls, Discord takes on Steam, ISPs out of control & out of touch, intro PH Sip News, bike-share bike piles towering around the globe
1:18:47
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-ryan-hoover-product-hunt-gadget-guy-dave-mathews-newaer/">E845: News Roundtable! Ryan Hoover, Product Hunt & Gadget Guy Dave Mathews, NewAer: Tesla going private—or getting purchased?, Twitter trolls, Discord takes on Steam, ISPs out of control & out of touch, intro PH Sip News, bike-share bike piles towering around the globe</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/gQarplgWXg8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 10, 2018
E844: TWiST on the Town! Bumblebee Spaces demos a new dimension, creating extra living space with AI & robotics; Pure Watercraft drives Jason with its high-powered electric outboard motor
50:02
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/bumblebee-spaces-purewater-craft/">E844: TWiST on the Town! Bumblebee Spaces demos a new dimension, creating extra living space with AI & robotics; Pure Watercraft drives Jason with its high-powered electric outboard motor</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/57Z4HyrfkCY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 07, 2018
E843: CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins founded Promise to provide equitable alternatives to incarceration, reduce recidivism & save counties massive costs; shares journey from Prince manager to startup founder, landing JAY-Z as investor & taking on our badly broken jail system
42:55
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/phaedra-ellis-lamkins-promise/">E843: CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins founded Promise to provide equitable alternatives to incarceration, reduce recidivism & save counties massive costs; shares journey from Prince manager to startup founder, landing JAY-Z as investor & taking on our badly broken jail system</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/AuQafRUCZ9o" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 03, 2018
E842: Bonus TWiST Breaking News: Apple & Tesla crush it, Facebook & Twitter crash, & how startups can survive a market correction or collapse
34:09
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/bonus-twist-apple-tesla-8-1-18/">E842: Bonus TWiST Breaking News: Apple & Tesla crush it, Facebook & Twitter crash, & how startups can survive a market correction or collapse</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/G1YUXCjC_uE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 02, 2018
E841: Randy Komisar, entrepreneur & Kleiner Perkins VC, shares “Straight Talk for Startups” & insights on why startups fail, cultivating luck as a skill & accountability over apology, how VC has changed, the future of the market & the enduring wisdom of investing in talent
1:15:55
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/randy-komisar-kpcb/">E841: Randy Komisar, entrepreneur & Kleiner Perkins VC, shares “Straight Talk for Startups” & insights on why startups fail, cultivating luck as a skill & accountability over apology, how VC has changed, the future of the market & the enduring wisdom of investing in talent</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/bV2wcfWH-HE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 31, 2018
E840: All #AskJason! Live call-ins & chat room questions on finding investors, marketing your skills, Service as a Software, angel mentoring, best networking, hating on social media, future of AR & more
46:38
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e840-all-askjason/">E840: All #AskJason! Live call-ins & chat room questions on finding investors, marketing your skills, Service as a Software, angel mentoring, best networking, hating on social media, future of AR & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/c__yMBW1-Kc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 27, 2018
E839: Mapistry CEO & Founder Allie Janoch shares her SaaS platform for environmental regulation that provides detailed & inexpensive data in real-time, flips incentives for managers toward compliance, overturns dire pollution problems & investor skepticism to scale
1:01:08
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/allie-janoch-mapistry/">E839: Mapistry CEO & Founder Allie Janoch shares her SaaS platform for environmental regulation that provides detailed & inexpensive data in real-time, flips incentives for managers toward compliance, overturns dire pollution problems & investor skepticism to scale</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/MslzsRqcFyU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 25, 2018
E838: David Sacks on raising $350m for Craft Ventures, betting big on scooter unicorn Bird & transforming transportation, future of VR & crypto, lessons scaling Yammer from 0 to $1b, cleaning up Zenefits, keys to frictionless flywheel & great early-stage investing @ LAUNCH Angel Summit
46:54
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/david-sacks-angel-summit-2018/">E838: David Sacks on raising $350m for Craft Ventures, betting big on scooter unicorn Bird & transforming transportation, future of VR & crypto, lessons scaling Yammer from 0 to $1b, cleaning up Zenefits, keys to frictionless flywheel & great early-stage investing @ LAUNCH Angel Summit</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/1a6yO64bjCA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 20, 2018
E837: #StartupTuneup @ LAUNCH Festival Sydney: Founders pitch Jason on solutions in user-generated video, hiring salespeople fast, attention marketplace for biz, mentorship matching platform, finding nearest parking & more
45:53
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/startuptuneup-launch-festival-sydney/">E837: #StartupTuneup @ LAUNCH Festival Sydney: Founders pitch Jason on solutions in user-generated video, hiring salespeople fast, attention marketplace for biz, mentorship matching platform, finding nearest parking & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/4ROvQOJn4Oo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 18, 2018
E836: News Roundtable! Peter Rojas, Betaworks & Teddy Schleifer, Recode: Gawker bought, Magic Leap: real or fraud?, Twitter bots booted, Benchmark moves, VC & vice, crypto plunges, Theranos worst, Mueller indicts
1:16:08
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-peter-rojas-teddy-schleifer/">E836: News Roundtable! Peter Rojas, Betaworks & Teddy Schleifer, Recode: Gawker bought, Magic Leap: real or fraud?, Twitter bots booted, Benchmark moves, VC & vice, crypto plunges, Theranos worst, Mueller indicts</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/zYSn1sa9i4E" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 13, 2018
E835: Panda.af founder Daniel Singer created a voice-controlled camera that brings to life the movie in your head, takes on Snapchat & Facebook, shares the secrets of Gen Z & being a serial entrepreneur at 18
1:20:13
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/daniel-singer-panda/">E835: Panda.af founder Daniel Singer created a voice-controlled camera that brings to life the movie in your head, takes on Snapchat & Facebook, shares the secrets of Gen Z & being a serial entrepreneur at 18</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/aCiN9nflzLk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 10, 2018
E834: HVMN Co-founder & CEO Geoffrey Woo on creating world’s 1st drinkable ketone, disrupting the sugar market, bio-hacking for optimal performance & super-fueling the future of human health
53:27
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/geoffrey-woo-hvmn/">E834: HVMN Co-founder & CEO Geoffrey Woo on creating world’s 1st drinkable ketone, disrupting the sugar market, bio-hacking for optimal performance & super-fueling the future of human health</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/p4l65TRDkTA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 06, 2018
E833: Crushing Customer Acquisition: Andy Artz, Social Capital explains how to think about your funnel like an investor (“If Warren Buffet Were a Marketer”) & Whitney Sales, Acceleprise walks through the optimal sales process @ LAUNCH Festival Sydney
52:51
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/andy-artz-whitney-sales/">E833: Crushing Customer Acquisition: Andy Artz, Social Capital explains how to think about your funnel like an investor (“If Warren Buffet Were a Marketer”) & Whitney Sales, Acceleprise walks through the optimal sales process @ LAUNCH Festival Sydney</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/Vxu1fPRM7Co" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 29, 2018
E832: The Future of Global VC: Seizing opportunities, markets, customers & money in the U.S., Australia & beyond with Ben Narasin (NEA), Samantha Wong (Blackbird Ventures), Stonly Baptiste (Urban.us) @ LAUNCH Festival Sydney
45:27
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/future-of-global-vc-launch-sydney/">E832: The Future of Global VC: Seizing opportunities, markets, customers & money in the U.S., Australia & beyond with Ben Narasin (NEA), Samantha Wong (Blackbird Ventures), Stonly Baptiste (Urban.us) @ LAUNCH Festival Sydney</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/nogTn339tGk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 26, 2018
E831: Founder.University #StartupTuneup: 10 startups in portable PT, fashion, sustainable shrimp, Latino services, education, budtenders-brands connector, nuclear-powered space tugs & more get candid feedback from Jason & investor Monique Woodard
1:46:25
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/female-founder-university-startup-tuneup/">E831: Founder.University #StartupTuneup: 10 startups in portable PT, fashion, sustainable shrimp, Latino services, education, budtenders-brands connector, nuclear-powered space tugs & more get candid feedback from Jason & investor Monique Woodard</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/rFRIOpqsosk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 22, 2018
E830: Jeff Clavier of Uncork Capital shares seed funding strategies: understanding VC, prepping the pitch, setting valuations, targeting investors, avoiding traps & more @ LAUNCH Incubator
54:07
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/jeff-clavier-uncork-capital-launch-incubator/">E830: Jeff Clavier of Uncork Capital shares seed funding strategies: understanding VC, prepping the pitch, setting valuations, targeting investors, avoiding traps & more @ LAUNCH Incubator</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/yZC0GBMhqr4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 20, 2018
E829: All #AskJason! Leveling up teams, data collection dilemmas, Masayoshi Son $100b, getting into investing in SV & beyond, valuations, pizza, China, unemployment, startup patience & more
58:01
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e829-all-askjason/">E829: All #AskJason! Leveling up teams, data collection dilemmas, Masayoshi Son $100b, getting into investing in SV & beyond, valuations, pizza, China, unemployment, startup patience & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/2uWbRGLl4pU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 15, 2018
E828: WSJ investigative reporter John Carreyrou shares how he broke Theranos story & reveals its staggering scope of fraud & deception in his new book, “BAD BLOOD: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup”
1:13:30
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/john-carreyrou-bad-blood/">E828: WSJ investigative reporter John Carreyrou shares how he broke Theranos story & reveals its staggering scope of fraud & deception in his new book, “BAD BLOOD: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup”</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/GDj6weYui1g" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 12, 2018
E827: News Roundtable! Lon Harris & Sarah Cooper: Mystery sonic attacks in Cuba & China, SF’s belligerent police-calling scooters, social media data detox attempts, Trumps twitter blocks, Oculus Go steps it up, Elon takes on fake news
1:19:07
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-lon-harris-sarah-cooper/">E827: News Roundtable! Lon Harris & Sarah Cooper: Mystery sonic attacks in Cuba & China, SF’s belligerent police-calling scooters, social media data detox attempts, Trumps twitter blocks, Oculus Go steps it up, Elon takes on fake news</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/okkjYJ1TMtU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 08, 2018
E826: “Dying for a Paycheck”: Stanford Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer shares the dire consequences of toxicity in the modern workplace & solutions for improving employee health
1:19:44
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/jeffrey-pfeffer-dying-for-a-paycheck/">E826: “Dying for a Paycheck”: Stanford Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer shares the dire consequences of toxicity in the modern workplace & solutions for improving employee health</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/thy6BGRbHLo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 05, 2018
E825: David Bennahum, Founder of the Ready creative building platform (@getreadyio) shares how to extend your runway and be frugal to give your startup the greatest chance of success @ LAUNCH Incubator
40:43
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/david-bennahum-ready-launch-incubator/">E825: David Bennahum, Founder of the Ready creative building platform (@getreadyio) shares how to extend your runway and be frugal to give your startup the greatest chance of success @ LAUNCH Incubator</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/YZc6mCKidQA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 01, 2018
E824: “Open Book Challenge”! Jason’s request for startups to replace Facebook gets underway: meet four founders with unique solutions to unseat the social media giant (applications open until 6/15/18)
1:07:13
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/open-book-challenge/">E824: “Open Book Challenge”! Jason’s request for startups to replace Facebook gets underway: meet four founders with unique solutions to unseat the social media giant (applications open until 6/15/18)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/7qmHiegbteQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 29, 2018
E823: Lambda School CEO Austen Allred created an immersive online training for software engineers at no upfront cost, disrupts education by eliminating student debt & aligning incentives of his school with those of its learners
1:08:13
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/austen-allred-lambda-school/">E823: Lambda School CEO Austen Allred created an immersive online training for software engineers at no upfront cost, disrupts education by eliminating student debt & aligning incentives of his school with those of its learners</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/alNb0e2QEW4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 25, 2018
E822: Misty Robotics Founder Ian Bernstein (fmr Sphero) intros his programmable robot Misty II, & shares insights from developing BB-8, inspiring next generation with STEM education & creating the future of personal robots
1:11:01
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/ian-bernstein-misty-robotics/">E822: Misty Robotics Founder Ian Bernstein (fmr Sphero) intros his programmable robot Misty II, & shares insights from developing BB-8, inspiring next generation with STEM education & creating the future of personal robots</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/JKkYhlTvLQw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 22, 2018
E821: News Roundtable! Jeff Bercovici, Inc. & Alex Kantrowitz, BuzzFeed: Facebook plays to regain trust, Google A.I. terrifies, Amazon fake reviews, autopilot dilemma, tech’s global reckoning, & this week in startups that let you avoid death
1:19:37
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-jeff-bercovici-alex-kantrowitz/">E821: News Roundtable! Jeff Bercovici, Inc. & Alex Kantrowitz, BuzzFeed: Facebook plays to regain trust, Google A.I. terrifies, Amazon fake reviews, autopilot dilemma, tech’s global reckoning, & this week in startups that let you avoid death</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/dBQycrWxU1Q" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 19, 2018
E820: JUMP Bikes founder Ryan Rzepecki on building SF’s only electrified, dockless bike share, being acquired by Uber, gearing up for massive multi-city scale & defining the future of cities and transportation
57:47
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/ryan-rzepecki-jump-bikes/">E820: JUMP Bikes founder Ryan Rzepecki on building SF’s only electrified, dockless bike share, being acquired by Uber, gearing up for massive multi-city scale & defining the future of cities and transportation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/bBRyXQYSJlM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 15, 2018
E819: Brave founder Brendan Eich (fmr Mozilla, JavaScript) on creating the ad-blocking, anon browser for our age, rewarding users with crypto-payment tokens, & raising $35m in 30 seconds for a rare ICO resulting in an actual product
1:05:18
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/brave-brendan-eich/">E819: Brave founder Brendan Eich (fmr Mozilla, JavaScript) on creating the ad-blocking, anon browser for our age, rewarding users with crypto-payment tokens, & raising $35m in 30 seconds for a rare ICO resulting in an actual product</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/1Yq7keI8NfQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 11, 2018
E818: Firstminute Capital founder Brent Hoberman shares insights building ecommerce pioneer lastminute.com, joys of early-stage VC & backing obsessed founders, the future of A.I., outlook for media, & the unique challenges & opportunities of pan-European investing
1:06:02
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/brent-hoberman-firstminute-capital/">E818: Firstminute Capital founder Brent Hoberman shares insights building ecommerce pioneer lastminute.com, joys of early-stage VC & backing obsessed founders, the future of A.I., outlook for media, & the unique challenges & opportunities of pan-European investing</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/wTIG-v21ZuI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 08, 2018
E817: News Roundtable! Gadget Guy Dave Mathews (NewAer ) & Austin Smith (Inside.com): Elon rants at investors, Facebook steals again w/Dating, Telegram cancels public ICO, Cambridge Analytica bankrupts, WhatsApp founder quits, scooters confound
1:23:06
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-dave-mathews-austin-smith/">E817: News Roundtable! Gadget Guy Dave Mathews (NewAer ) & Austin Smith (Inside.com): Elon rants at investors, Facebook steals again w/Dating, Telegram cancels public ICO, Cambridge Analytica bankrupts, WhatsApp founder quits, scooters confound</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/M-anNaQgemM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 04, 2018
E816: Mike Ghaffary of Social Capital shares strategies for getting the edge with “Productivity for Your Startup: An Action Plan” @ LAUNCH Incubator
1:11:25
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/mike-ghaffary-launch-incubator/">E816: Mike Ghaffary of Social Capital shares strategies for getting the edge with “Productivity for Your Startup: An Action Plan” @ LAUNCH Incubator</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/EW4MAOhFPFs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 01, 2018
E815: All #AskJason: Surprising founders, effective crowdsourcing, AI hot or hype?, video game startups, cannabis, holding v. selling, raising $, building expertise
45:55
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/askjason-april-2018/">E815: All #AskJason: Surprising founders, effective crowdsourcing, AI hot or hype?, video game startups, cannabis, holding v. selling, raising $, building expertise</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/J6_waBUF9eQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 27, 2018
E814: Airtable Co-founder Howie Liu raises $52m Series B for his smart spreadsheets, launches “Blocks” customizable apps to supercharge database insights, shares lessons as a 2nd-time founder & vision for the ultimate workflow
1:16:51
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/howie-liu-airtable/">E814: Airtable Co-founder Howie Liu raises $52m Series B for his smart spreadsheets, launches “Blocks” customizable apps to supercharge database insights, shares lessons as a 2nd-time founder & vision for the ultimate workflow</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/f2XLfCpc76Q" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 24, 2018
E813: Andy Rachleff shares insights from co-founding Benchmark & building Wealthfront to manage $10b+ assets, announces 50% fee cut for Risk Parity, talks stock market, financial literacy & the wisdom of investing against human instinct
1:18:31
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/andy-rachleff-wealthfront/">E813: Andy Rachleff shares insights from co-founding Benchmark & building Wealthfront to manage $10b+ assets, announces 50% fee cut for Risk Parity, talks stock market, financial literacy & the wisdom of investing against human instinct</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/oew-60v2BEs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 20, 2018
E812: Startup Tuneup, Down Under! 6 Australian startups pitch Jason on VR therapy, food scrap collection, tree-planting robots, entrepreneurialism for kids, vets-pet owner platform, & homeowner all-in-one custom building
1:18:24
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/startup-tuneup-down/">E812: Startup Tuneup, Down Under! 6 Australian startups pitch Jason on VR therapy, food scrap collection, tree-planting robots, entrepreneurialism for kids, vets-pet owner platform, & homeowner all-in-one custom building</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/tNfgXehM9GQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 17, 2018
E811: News Roundtable! Iain Thomson, The Register & Brian Alvey, Clipisode: Zuck testifies to Congress, Facebook’s data dilemma, Trump orders USPS review, YouTube demonetization fallout, self-driving car accidents & the dangers of human distraction
1:02:50
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-iain-thomson-brian-alve/">E811: News Roundtable! Iain Thomson, The Register & Brian Alvey, Clipisode: Zuck testifies to Congress, Facebook’s data dilemma, Trump orders USPS review, YouTube demonetization fallout, self-driving car accidents & the dangers of human distraction</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/rtTbWAOLvDg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 13, 2018
E810: Clara Brenner, Urban Innovation Fund: “Forming a Board: Why & When (or, To Board or Not to Board) & Domingo Guerra, Appthority “Founder Lessons from Seed to Series B” @ Founder.University
1:20:04
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/clara-brenner-urban-innovation-fund-forming-a-board-why-when-or-to-board-or-not-to-board-domingo-guerra-appthority-founder-lessons-from-seed-to-series-b-founder-university/">E810: Clara Brenner, Urban Innovation Fund: “Forming a Board: Why & When (or, To Board or Not to Board) & Domingo Guerra, Appthority “Founder Lessons from Seed to Series B” @ Founder.University</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/PQNXRMnsA00" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 10, 2018
E809: Abra Founder Bill Barhydt built the 1st global wallet to buy, store & invest 20 crypto- & 50 fiat currencies; shares insights on ICOs (the good, bad & ugly), bitcoin’s euphoric rollercoaster, liquidity, mining, the IRS & crypto’s immutable fate to transform the world
1:19:06
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/bill-barhydt-abra/">E809: Abra Founder Bill Barhydt built the 1st global wallet to buy, store & invest 20 crypto- & 50 fiat currencies; shares insights on ICOs (the good, bad & ugly), bitcoin’s euphoric rollercoaster, liquidity, mining, the IRS & crypto’s immutable fate to transform the world</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/91piaaJjtdo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 06, 2018
E808: News Roundtable! Cade Metz, NYT & Sarah Cooper, The Cooper Review: YouTube shooting, Trump attacks Amazon, A.I. fights for talent, deconstructing Zuck, crypto plummets, the fate (& fatal) of self-driving
1:32:22
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-cade-metz-sarah-cooper/">E808: News Roundtable! Cade Metz, NYT & Sarah Cooper, The Cooper Review: YouTube shooting, Trump attacks Amazon, A.I. fights for talent, deconstructing Zuck, crypto plummets, the fate (& fatal) of self-driving</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/aa7LYNHVJrs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 04, 2018
E20: “Angel” podcast: Ask an Angel! Jason Calacanis & Ed Roman answer questions on startup runway concerns, syndicate hit rates, advising best practices, founder updates, due diligence, pro-rata rights, investment legal structures & more
1:00:20
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e20-angel-podcast-ask-an-angel-jason-calacanis-ed-roman-answer-questions-on-startup-runway-concerns-syndicate-hit-rates-advising-best-practices-founder-updates-due-diligence-pro-rata-rig/">E20: “Angel” podcast: Ask an Angel! Jason Calacanis & Ed Roman answer questions on startup runway concerns, syndicate hit rates, advising best practices, founder updates, due diligence, pro-rata rights, investment legal structures & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/uJ5qMMFPmsQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 02, 2018
E807: Intercom co-founder Des Traynor explains exactly how to “Build the Right Thing” and scale strategically with principles, values, and mission @ LAUNCH Incubator
1:13:38
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/intercom-des-traynor-li7/">E807: Intercom co-founder Des Traynor explains exactly how to “Build the Right Thing” and scale strategically with principles, values, and mission @ LAUNCH Incubator</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/M17t7zfQryw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 30, 2018
E806: Rachel Hepworth, Head of Growth Marketing at Slack, breaks down how startups can best “Go to Market and Grow” @ Founder.University
52:15
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/rachel-hepworth-slack-founder-university/">E806: Rachel Hepworth, Head of Growth Marketing at Slack, breaks down how startups can best “Go to Market and Grow” @ Founder.University</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/QHYl08P9Iqw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 27, 2018
E19: “Angel” podcast: Pete Flint, NFX Managing Partner & Trulia Founder, shares insights from entrepreneurship to investing, criteria for $150m seed fund, supporting persistent founders, company-building & culture, targeting markets ripe for disruption, & the power of data network effects
1:17:36
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/angel-podcast-pete-flint-nfx/">E19: “Angel” podcast: Pete Flint, NFX Managing Partner & Trulia Founder, shares insights from entrepreneurship to investing, criteria for $150m seed fund, supporting persistent founders, company-building & culture, targeting markets ripe for disruption, & the power of data network effects</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/6zgVFLh8zcA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 25, 2018
E805: Innovating Biology: next-level tech tackles the human condition with Contraline’s non-surgical, reversible male contraception & Spiral Therapeutics’ hydrogel therapy for hearing loss prevention
48:42
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/contraline-spiral-technologies/">E805: Innovating Biology: next-level tech tackles the human condition with Contraline’s non-surgical, reversible male contraception & Spiral Therapeutics’ hydrogel therapy for hearing loss prevention</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/iVIjwAYeWTw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 23, 2018
E804: News Roundtable! Antonio Garcia Martinez (“Chaos Monkeys,” original Facebook Ads PM) & Austin Smith (Inside.com) dissect the deepening Facebook data scandal & Cambridge Analytica’s Trump ties & info; also autonomous Uber fatality, full Theranos implosion
1:12:37
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-antonio-garcia-martinez-austin-smith/">E804: News Roundtable! Antonio Garcia Martinez (“Chaos Monkeys,” original Facebook Ads PM) & Austin Smith (Inside.com) dissect the deepening Facebook data scandal & Cambridge Analytica’s Trump ties & info; also autonomous Uber fatality, full Theranos implosion</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/m13rv6xeSiQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 21, 2018
E803: Startup Tuneup “Solving Cities”: 6 co’s pitch to Jason innovating in autonomous tech sensors, city maps from space, ML for road monitoring, AI-improved city grids, safer construction sites, & alt. car ownership
1:13:30
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/startup-tuneup-urbanx/">E803: Startup Tuneup “Solving Cities”: 6 co’s pitch to Jason innovating in autonomous tech sensors, city maps from space, ML for road monitoring, AI-improved city grids, safer construction sites, & alt. car ownership</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/UOFPoaLl5HI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 17, 2018
E802: All #AskJason! Minimizing burn rate, SV mental health, self-funding to Series A, equity splits, “sustainability” stigma, solo-founding, founder/angel bad habits, product+services & more
51:50
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e802-all-ask-jason/">E802: All #AskJason! Minimizing burn rate, SV mental health, self-funding to Series A, equity splits, “sustainability” stigma, solo-founding, founder/angel bad habits, product+services & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/Llq_U_ydNDo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 13, 2018
E801: Open Listings CEO Judd Schoenholtz on creating a self-service real estate market, promoting affordability & returning agent costs to buyers, reducing legacy bad behavior, & driving the future of housing
1:04:01
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/judd-schoenholtz-open-listings-2/">E801: Open Listings CEO Judd Schoenholtz on creating a self-service real estate market, promoting affordability & returning agent costs to buyers, reducing legacy bad behavior, & driving the future of housing</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/GsBux9pUlh8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 09, 2018
E801: Open Listings CEO Judd Schoenholtz on creating a self-service real estate market, promoting affordability & returning agent costs to buyers, reducing legacy bad behavior, & driving the future of housing
1:04:01
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/judd-schoenholtz-open-listings/">E801: Open Listings CEO Judd Schoenholtz on creating a self-service real estate market, promoting affordability & returning agent costs to buyers, reducing legacy bad behavior, & driving the future of housing</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/ZZ9knb-GcG0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 09, 2018
E800: Startup Tuneup/#AskJason LIVE: Five founders pitch for Jason’s candid feedback (& audience votes) in co-working, healthcare, education, investing, and peer networking
1:10:52
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/startup-tuneup-live/">E800: Startup Tuneup/#AskJason LIVE: Five founders pitch for Jason’s candid feedback (& audience votes) in co-working, healthcare, education, investing, and peer networking</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/CVgCtBRfYzg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 06, 2018
E799: Introducing Skydio, 1st self-flying camera that follows you around; CEO Adam Bry discusses trustworthy autonomy, consumer to military applications & demos the drone chasing @Jason in an alley
39:33
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/adam-bry-skydio/">E799: Introducing Skydio, 1st self-flying camera that follows you around; CEO Adam Bry discusses trustworthy autonomy, consumer to military applications & demos the drone chasing @Jason in an alley</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/0JDXMXkOX-A" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 27, 2018
E798: News Roundtable! Antonio Garcia Martinez (author “Chaos Monkeys”) & Clara Brenner (Urban Innovation Fund) dissect Facebook’s Russia problem, targeted ads & dilemmas of unrestricted growth, crypto news, harassment in VC, gun control & Gen Z activism
1:27:11
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-antonio-garcia-martinez-clara-brenner/">E798: News Roundtable! Antonio Garcia Martinez (author “Chaos Monkeys”) & Clara Brenner (Urban Innovation Fund) dissect Facebook’s Russia problem, targeted ads & dilemmas of unrestricted growth, crypto news, harassment in VC, gun control & Gen Z activism</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/mstbCuKO15Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 23, 2018
E797: “Funding Your Startup”: Jenny Lefcourt, VC at Freestyle Capital & serial entrepreneur, shares anatomy of the ideal deck & ultimate pitch to raise your round right @ Founder.University
53:53
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/jenny-lefcourt-freestyle-founder-university/">E797: “Funding Your Startup”: Jenny Lefcourt, VC at Freestyle Capital & serial entrepreneur, shares anatomy of the ideal deck & ultimate pitch to raise your round right @ Founder.University</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/6dz14Kg3YDc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 20, 2018
E18: “Angel” podcast: Rob May, investor 45+ co’s & founder Talla & Backupify, shares dealbreakers, successful founder patterns, using scar tissue as entrepreneur to be a better angel, creating Talla’s ICO & future of bots, blockchain, & crypto
1:09:19
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/angel-rob-may/">E18: “Angel” podcast: Rob May, investor 45+ co’s & founder Talla & Backupify, shares dealbreakers, successful founder patterns, using scar tissue as entrepreneur to be a better angel, creating Talla’s ICO & future of bots, blockchain, & crypto</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/0rnWD_3Z3QU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 18, 2018
E796: Othman Laraki, Color CEO & Co-founder, uses genetics to engage people in preventative health & early disease detection, draws on deep experience as entrepreneur, investor & carrier of BRCA gene
1:11:39
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/othman-laraki-color/">E796: Othman Laraki, Color CEO & Co-founder, uses genetics to engage people in preventative health & early disease detection, draws on deep experience as entrepreneur, investor & carrier of BRCA gene</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/DK3Iwb7RZCM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 16, 2018
E795: Charles Hudson, Managing Partner Precursor Ventures, breaks down how not to mess up your Seed round, manage product, team & investors, avoid distractions, critical hiring questions, future milestones & more @ Founder.University
59:47
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/charles-hudson-founder-university/">E795: Charles Hudson, Managing Partner Precursor Ventures, breaks down how not to mess up your Seed round, manage product, team & investors, avoid distractions, critical hiring questions, future milestones & more @ Founder.University</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/ARvUen9AdQ0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 13, 2018
E794: Max Levchin, co-founder Affirm, PayPal, Slide & investor 120+ co’s on SV early days, finding Peter Thiel & Elon Musk, fighting fraud, Yahoo! board tales, mentoring startups, & returning to Fintech with “beneficience” & giving credit to the consumers who really need it
1:22:42
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/max-levchin/">E794: Max Levchin, co-founder Affirm, PayPal, Slide & investor 120+ co’s on SV early days, finding Peter Thiel & Elon Musk, fighting fraud, Yahoo! board tales, mentoring startups, & returning to Fintech with “beneficience” & giving credit to the consumers who really need it</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/KCbfptfNPFU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 09, 2018
E17 “Angel” podcast: Clara Brenner, Urban Innovation Fund shares insights from ~50 investments focused on solving our biggest challenges, importance of tenacity, momentum, culture to scale & positive communication with investors
1:10:14
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/angel-clara-brenner-urban-innovation-fund/">E17 “Angel” podcast: Clara Brenner, Urban Innovation Fund shares insights from ~50 investments focused on solving our biggest challenges, importance of tenacity, momentum, culture to scale & positive communication with investors</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/B9cVplJb8YI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 08, 2018
E793: News Roundtable! Ari Levy, CNBC & Dave Mathews, NewAer: Crazy Crypto, Bitcoin rollercoaster & exploding ICOs, Q4 “Earningsaggedon” & what’s next for Amazon/Alphabet/Apple/Facebook, Trump Tax & influx of $, tech graveyard
1:05:28
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-ari-levy-cnbc-dave-mathews-newaer/">E793: News Roundtable! Ari Levy, CNBC & Dave Mathews, NewAer: Crazy Crypto, Bitcoin rollercoaster & exploding ICOs, Q4 “Earningsaggedon” & what’s next for Amazon/Alphabet/Apple/Facebook, Trump Tax & influx of $, tech graveyard</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/St45qw6iZuA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 02, 2018
E792: Patty McCord, prev. Netflix Chief Talent Officer & cornerstone of its epic success, shares strategies & actionable insights from her new book, “Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility.”
1:09:12
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/patty-mccord-netflix-powerful/">E792: Patty McCord, prev. Netflix Chief Talent Officer & cornerstone of its epic success, shares strategies & actionable insights from her new book, “Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility.”</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/okS4yZgJn5E" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 30, 2018
E16: “Angel” podcast: Arjun Sethi, Social Capital on bringing skills as a founder (MessageMe, Lolapps) & Yahoo head of growth to early-stage investing, being candid, overcoming hubris, taking methodical risks, & the critical importance of rapid-learning, resilient teams
1:13:19
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/angel-arjun-sethi-social-capital/">E16: “Angel” podcast: Arjun Sethi, Social Capital on bringing skills as a founder (MessageMe, Lolapps) & Yahoo head of growth to early-stage investing, being candid, overcoming hubris, taking methodical risks, & the critical importance of rapid-learning, resilient teams</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/kIEjK-OxCFM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 28, 2018
E791: All Ask Jason! FOMO strategies for investors, product managers as founders, right times to raise, investable media, crypto mania, automotive startup explosion, angel failures & lessons
57:58
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e791-all-ask-jason/">E791: All Ask Jason! FOMO strategies for investors, product managers as founders, right times to raise, investable media, crypto mania, automotive startup explosion, angel failures & lessons</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/tioEDDq55RU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 26, 2018
E790: “How to 10x Your People”: David Hassell of 15Five shares best strategies for setting & scaling your startup team & culture @ Founder.University
1:06:05
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/david-hassell-founder-university/">E790: “How to 10x Your People”: David Hassell of 15Five shares best strategies for setting & scaling your startup team & culture @ Founder.University</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/ssSWpD2bY50" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 19, 2018
E15: “Angel” podcast: Arlan Hamilton, Backstage Capital on being a self-taught VC, creating a rocket ship to fund 64+ underrepresented founders in just 2yrs, launching an upcoming studio, & mastering the art of disciplined investing
53:25
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/angel-arlan-hamilton-backstage-capital/">E15: “Angel” podcast: Arlan Hamilton, Backstage Capital on being a self-taught VC, creating a rocket ship to fund 64+ underrepresented founders in just 2yrs, launching an upcoming studio, & mastering the art of disciplined investing</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/CApLve6CxYE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 18, 2018
E789: “Eliminating Dealbreakers”: Clara Brenner, Urban Innovation Fund, breaks down how to avoid common pitfalls in fundraising @ Founder.University
57:26
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/founder-university-clara-brenner/">E789: “Eliminating Dealbreakers”: Clara Brenner, Urban Innovation Fund, breaks down how to avoid common pitfalls in fundraising @ Founder.University</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/ZWkHHj7MSYY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 16, 2018
E788: News Roundtable! Jeff Bercovici (Inc.) & Ryan Block (Begin, prev. Engadget) talk Facebook newsfeed about-face, CES strange robots & Kodak’s confusing crypto play, Tesla 3, Thiel intrigue, Google diversity controversy
1:06:51
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-jeff-bercovici-ryan-block/">E788: News Roundtable! Jeff Bercovici (Inc.) & Ryan Block (Begin, prev. Engadget) talk Facebook newsfeed about-face, CES strange robots & Kodak’s confusing crypto play, Tesla 3, Thiel intrigue, Google diversity controversy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/f8OrJZqgaeo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 13, 2018
E787: One Concern CEO & natural disaster survivor Ahmad Wani created A.I. platform Seismic Concern to predict earthquake impact, direct response teams with greater accuracy, & save lives
54:53
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/one-concern-ahmad-wani/">E787: One Concern CEO & natural disaster survivor Ahmad Wani created A.I. platform Seismic Concern to predict earthquake impact, direct response teams with greater accuracy, & save lives</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/d5aLoc0-dio" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 10, 2018
E14: “Angel” podcast: Satya Patel, Homebrew, on 80+ investments, betting on founders with mission, solving problems over building biz, funding “phases” not stages, portfolio stars, & the critical importance of boards & organizational muscle memory
1:18:04
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/angel-satya-patel-homebrew/">E14: “Angel” podcast: Satya Patel, Homebrew, on 80+ investments, betting on founders with mission, solving problems over building biz, funding “phases” not stages, portfolio stars, & the critical importance of boards & organizational muscle memory</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/248V-TTnFvU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 04, 2018
E786: Startup Tuneup: 8 founders pitch for Jason’s candid feedback in healthcare, sports SaaS, marketing, (co)workspace, voter/candidate match, home repair, interactive mirror @ Founder.University
1:18:06
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/startup-tuneup-founder-university-2/">E786: Startup Tuneup: 8 founders pitch for Jason’s candid feedback in healthcare, sports SaaS, marketing, (co)workspace, voter/candidate match, home repair, interactive mirror @ Founder.University</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/aqsi5sPJSeU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 29, 2017
E13: “Angel” podcast: Jeff Clavier, Uncork Capital, on pioneering micro VC, lessons from 200+ investments & 5 funds, strategizing at Seed for Series A crunch, risky ICOs, & the hard-won wisdom of always be raising
1:16:01
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/angel-jeff-clavier/">E13: “Angel” podcast: Jeff Clavier, Uncork Capital, on pioneering micro VC, lessons from 200+ investments & 5 funds, strategizing at Seed for Series A crunch, risky ICOs, & the hard-won wisdom of always be raising</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/4WCnk7c1VXo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 22, 2017
E785: News Roundtable, Top Tech 2017! Ryan Hoover of Product Hunt & Adam Ludwin of Chain take on net neutrality & fallout, crypto craze & FOMO, hottest products & predictions for biggest stories of 2018
1:31:29
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-hoover-ludwin/">E785: News Roundtable, Top Tech 2017! Ryan Hoover of Product Hunt & Adam Ludwin of Chain take on net neutrality & fallout, crypto craze & FOMO, hottest products & predictions for biggest stories of 2018</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/khggr8ncrr0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 19, 2017
E12: “Angel” podcast: Boldstart Founder Ed Sim on 20yrs seeding 50+ enterprise co’s, how his father’s fleeing N. Korea shaped his VC, NYC deep tech, & being 1st dollar in to guide founder-product fit to product-market fit to self-sustainability
58:37
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/angel-boldstart-ed-sim/">E12: “Angel” podcast: Boldstart Founder Ed Sim on 20yrs seeding 50+ enterprise co’s, how his father’s fleeing N. Korea shaped his VC, NYC deep tech, & being 1st dollar in to guide founder-product fit to product-market fit to self-sustainability</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/rR6uu2HFalo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 17, 2017
E784: Introducing Descript: Founder Andrew Mason (Groupon) puts seamless audio editing & transcription directly into hands of podcasters, a tool to catapult a booming industry into the stratosphere
1:08:50
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/andrew-mason-descript/">E784: Introducing Descript: Founder Andrew Mason (Groupon) puts seamless audio editing & transcription directly into hands of podcasters, a tool to catapult a booming industry into the stratosphere</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/41VkWPXrSVQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 12, 2017
E11: “Angel” podcast: Urban.us Shaun Abrahamson & Stonly Baptiste seed & support startups to improve cities, solve climate/housing/transportation, & profit in expanding urban megaregions & TAM
1:03:25
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e11-angel-urban-us/">E11: “Angel” podcast: Urban.us Shaun Abrahamson & Stonly Baptiste seed & support startups to improve cities, solve climate/housing/transportation, & profit in expanding urban megaregions & TAM</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/KVrp7Ljgo-s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 10, 2017
E783: Finless Foods is creating clean fish, a biotech solution to the increasing scarcity of healthy, affordable seafood for our planet; CEO Mike Selden demos sustainability with cutting-edge cell culture tech
1:00:11
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/mike-selden-finless-foods/">E783: Finless Foods is creating clean fish, a biotech solution to the increasing scarcity of healthy, affordable seafood for our planet; CEO Mike Selden demos sustainability with cutting-edge cell culture tech</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/trUIru84ngI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 08, 2017
E782: Founder.University Startup Tuneup: Jason & Brian Alvey dissect then perfect pitches in 7 verticals (stain-free clothes, outdoor marketplace, political engagement, acct data, podcast sharing, healthcare, electric scooters!)
1:30:56
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/founder-university-3-startup-tuneup/">E782: Founder.University Startup Tuneup: Jason & Brian Alvey dissect then perfect pitches in 7 verticals (stain-free clothes, outdoor marketplace, political engagement, acct data, podcast sharing, healthcare, electric scooters!)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/ZyMMyyAICMQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 06, 2017
E10: “Angel” podcast: Matt Brezina, investor in 65+ startups (Dropbox, Cruise) & founder (Xobni, Sincerely) shares strategies for backing relentlessly resourceful founder-builders & bringing operational value in return
1:31:42
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e10-angel-matt-brezina/">E10: “Angel” podcast: Matt Brezina, investor in 65+ startups (Dropbox, Cruise) & founder (Xobni, Sincerely) shares strategies for backing relentlessly resourceful founder-builders & bringing operational value in return</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/6LnHSipdtN0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 30, 2017
E781: Matrix Partners’ David Skok breaks down how to get inside your buyer’s head to increase funnel conversion rates; Maren Kate Donovan’s lessons from building Zirtual to $11m/yr & losing it overnight
59:21
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/david-skok-maren-kate-donovan/">E781: Matrix Partners’ David Skok breaks down how to get inside your buyer’s head to increase funnel conversion rates; Maren Kate Donovan’s lessons from building Zirtual to $11m/yr & losing it overnight</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/nPg3BEP0yd4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 28, 2017
E780: News Roundtable! Peter Rojas (Betaworks, prev. Engadget), Iain Thomson (The Register): Tesla two-punch w/Roadster & Semi, Apple AR boom/VR bust, StitchFix & IPO cautions, backflipping robots & future of auto warfare
1:14:13
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-peter-rojas-iain-thomson/">E780: News Roundtable! Peter Rojas (Betaworks, prev. Engadget), Iain Thomson (The Register): Tesla two-punch w/Roadster & Semi, Apple AR boom/VR bust, StitchFix & IPO cautions, backflipping robots & future of auto warfare</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/1CmjTm_V3us" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 21, 2017
E779: Brian Armstrong, Coinbase & Tim Draper, DFJ on the state of cryptocurrency’s maturing market: ICOs as new funding vehicle, disruption of VC, the end of fiat, rise of open source, & the continued dominance & resiliency of bitcoin
53:12
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/brian-armstrong-coinbase-tim-draper/">E779: Brian Armstrong, Coinbase & Tim Draper, DFJ on the state of cryptocurrency’s maturing market: ICOs as new funding vehicle, disruption of VC, the end of fiat, rise of open source, & the continued dominance & resiliency of bitcoin</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/kUuhj6IJQmw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 17, 2017
E778: LAUNCH Scale: Greylock’s Josh Elman (prev. FB, Twitter) breaks down the only metric that matters for hyper-growth; Talla’s Rob May (prev. Backupify) presents his step-by-step guide for whether blockchain/ICO is right for your startup
1:04:15
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/osh-elman-greylock-rob-may-talla/">E778: LAUNCH Scale: Greylock’s Josh Elman (prev. FB, Twitter) breaks down the only metric that matters for hyper-growth; Talla’s Rob May (prev. Backupify) presents his step-by-step guide for whether blockchain/ICO is right for your startup</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/ho16tssRC_M" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 15, 2017
E9: “Angel” podcast: Ask An Angel! Jason Calacanis & Brian Alvey answer investor questions on picking startups, evaluating founders, due diligence, how syndicates work, deal terms & more
1:00:21
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e9-angel-podcast-ask-an-angel/">E9: “Angel” podcast: Ask An Angel! Jason Calacanis & Brian Alvey answer investor questions on picking startups, evaluating founders, due diligence, how syndicates work, deal terms & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/M6blD8GnJD8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 14, 2017
E777: Startups on a mission: AID:Tech uses blockchain to prevent fraud & corruption by issuing digital identities to the undocumented; RoboKind robots teach social & emotional skills to children with autism
53:42
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/aidtech-robokind/">E777: Startups on a mission: AID:Tech uses blockchain to prevent fraud & corruption by issuing digital identities to the undocumented; RoboKind robots teach social & emotional skills to children with autism</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/h7F1qQXOupY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 10, 2017
E776: Social Capital’s Chamath Palihapitiya on turbulent VC ecosystem, ICO skepticism & rethinking biz models to WIN; Samsung NEXT’s David Eun on transforming industry by meeting entrepreneurs wherever they are
1:16:57
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/chamath-palihapitiya-david-eun-scale/">E776: Social Capital’s Chamath Palihapitiya on turbulent VC ecosystem, ICO skepticism & rethinking biz models to WIN; Samsung NEXT’s David Eun on transforming industry by meeting entrepreneurs wherever they are</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/I-U6CBDWKmg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 08, 2017
E775: CoinList, the collab behind Filecoin $205m+ ICO, emerges as one-stop compliance, anti-money laundering & financial services platform for all ICOs; CEO Andy Bromberg talks risks & rewards of the token explosion
1:10:18
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/andy-bromberg-coinlist/">E775: CoinList, the collab behind Filecoin $205m+ ICO, emerges as one-stop compliance, anti-money laundering & financial services platform for all ICOs; CEO Andy Bromberg talks risks & rewards of the token explosion</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/TRQUB28gfuk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 03, 2017
E774: All #AskJason: product pitches, investment v. bootstrapping, best models & metrics for SaaS & enterprise, getting to revenue, diversity in teams, landing angels & VCs, with Brian Alvey
1:05:27
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e774-askjason-brian-alvey/">E774: All #AskJason: product pitches, investment v. bootstrapping, best models & metrics for SaaS & enterprise, getting to revenue, diversity in teams, landing angels & VCs, with Brian Alvey</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/k11KWs5FJvQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 02, 2017
BONUS TWiST Breaking News: Big tech testifies to congress over Russia’s interference in election
46:33
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/bonus-big-tech-testifies-to-congress/">BONUS TWiST Breaking News: Big tech testifies to congress over Russia’s interference in election</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/cF4SC6e_3x0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 02, 2017
E8: “Angel” podcast: Pear VC Founding Managing Partner Pejman Nozad shares lessons from selling rugs as an immigrant to seeding 100+ co’s & 6 unicorns, staying disciplined & backing founders who want to make a difference
1:11:36
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e8-angel-podcast-pejman-nozad/">E8: “Angel” podcast: Pear VC Founding Managing Partner Pejman Nozad shares lessons from selling rugs as an immigrant to seeding 100+ co’s & 6 unicorns, staying disciplined & backing founders who want to make a difference</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/ponNUUnc4VI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 31, 2017
E773: Future of ICOs, Cryptocurrency & VC with Brock Pierce (Blockchain Cap, Block.one) & Vinny Lingham (Civic) @ LAUNCH SCALE 2017
50:43
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/future-cryptocurrency-brock-pierce-vinny-lingham/">E773: Future of ICOs, Cryptocurrency & VC with Brock Pierce (Blockchain Cap, Block.one) & Vinny Lingham (Civic) @ LAUNCH SCALE 2017</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/TZUwTWiKoR0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 27, 2017
E772: LAUNCH SCALE! Investors Ben Narasin (NEA), Arlan Hamilton (Backstage Capital) & Zach Coelius (Angel, Syndicate Lead) share with founders what they look for & what it takes in 2017
44:26
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/ben-narasin-arlan-hamilton-zach-coelius/">E772: LAUNCH SCALE! Investors Ben Narasin (NEA), Arlan Hamilton (Backstage Capital) & Zach Coelius (Angel, Syndicate Lead) share with founders what they look for & what it takes in 2017</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/HZ00T6iypxY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 24, 2017
E771: Best of Europe #STHLMTech: Future of Games with Unity’s David Helgason & Future of Investing (& pitches) with BackingMinds, Norrsken, Wellstreet
1:07:26
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/sthlmtech-future-games-investing/">E771: Best of Europe #STHLMTech: Future of Games with Unity’s David Helgason & Future of Investing (& pitches) with BackingMinds, Norrsken, Wellstreet</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/1yfiiQMTjCw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 20, 2017
E770: Northvolt CEO Peter Carlsson takes on Tesla with new gigafactory; iZettle & Founder Jacob de Geer power Europe fintech-#STHLMtech Fest
52:21
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/northvolt-peter-carlsson-izettle-jacob-de-geer/">E770: Northvolt CEO Peter Carlsson takes on Tesla with new gigafactory; iZettle & Founder Jacob de Geer power Europe fintech-#STHLMtech Fest</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/6k3u2eNQoDE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 17, 2017
E769: #TWiSTLive @ WSGR: Balaji Srinivasan (21.co & a16z) on pioneering crypto & social tokens, judging ICOs, extended longevity, free speech, future tech predictions as the internet becomes world’s biggest stock market
1:38:01
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/balaji-srinivasan-21-co/">E769: #TWiSTLive @ WSGR: Balaji Srinivasan (21.co & a16z) on pioneering crypto & social tokens, judging ICOs, extended longevity, free speech, future tech predictions as the internet becomes world’s biggest stock market</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/CohrfzeorBI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 10, 2017
E7: “Angel” podcast: Dave Samuel, Freestyle Capital, on joy & risk of early-stage, qualities of ideal founder, team & product, portfolio faves, & focused investing as a former entrepreneur
1:25:59
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e7-dave-samuel-freestyle-capital/">E7: “Angel” podcast: Dave Samuel, Freestyle Capital, on joy & risk of early-stage, qualities of ideal founder, team & product, portfolio faves, & focused investing as a former entrepreneur</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/vfB2w_Hfm4U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 09, 2017
E768: Freestyle Capital’s Dave Samuel on the joy & risk of early-stage VC, ideal founder & product qualities, focused investing as a former entrepreneur, creating the world’s smartest toilet, & founding then selling the 1st internet music service to AOL
1:25:38
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/dave-samuel-freestyle-capital/">E768: Freestyle Capital’s Dave Samuel on the joy & risk of early-stage VC, ideal founder & product qualities, focused investing as a former entrepreneur, creating the world’s smartest toilet, & founding then selling the 1st internet music service to AOL</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/XfTwfjxRK8s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 06, 2017
E767: Jason Goldberg (Pepo, Fab.com) introduces Simple Token for apps to launch branded crypto tokens, shares serial entrepreneur highs & lows, gaining perspective with age, & building the plumbing for a decentralized web
1:27:34
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/jason-goldberg-pepo-simple-token/">E767: Jason Goldberg (Pepo, Fab.com) introduces Simple Token for apps to launch branded crypto tokens, shares serial entrepreneur highs & lows, gaining perspective with age, & building the plumbing for a decentralized web</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/t_RGYR37qCE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 03, 2017
E766: Casey Winters (Greylock, prev. Pinterest & Grubhub) shows how to measure retention & product-market fit to LAUNCH Incubator
50:52
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/casey-winters-launch-incubator6/">E766: Casey Winters (Greylock, prev. Pinterest & Grubhub) shows how to measure retention & product-market fit to LAUNCH Incubator</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/UX6VZKl8RZI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 26, 2017
E6: “Angel” podcast: Ben Narasin shares his strategy behind 80 portfolio co’s (w/ 50% Series A conversions & 3 unicorns), proven thesis on successful startups & founders, & betting on the strength of conviction
1:14:08
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e6-angel-ben-narasin/">E6: “Angel” podcast: Ben Narasin shares his strategy behind 80 portfolio co’s (w/ 50% Series A conversions & 3 unicorns), proven thesis on successful startups & founders, & betting on the strength of conviction</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/PU1GG14RDfw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 24, 2017
E765: Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde on his P2P revolution for tech access, jail-time lessons, broken democracy, death of privacy, redefining politics, & the frightening specter of President Zuck – at #SthlmTech Fest
42:11
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/peter-sunde-pirate-bay/">E765: Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde on his P2P revolution for tech access, jail-time lessons, broken democracy, death of privacy, redefining politics, & the frightening specter of President Zuck – at #SthlmTech Fest</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/X3sIY6fYGuY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 19, 2017
E764: News Roundtable! Molly Wood (Marketplace Tech) & Sarah Frier (Bloomberg): Facebook takes Russian money (& next bombshell predictions), divisive ads, Zuck run amok, $1000 Apple, AI predicts orientation, Bodega blow-up
1:41:53
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-molly-wood-sarah-frier/">E764: News Roundtable! Molly Wood (Marketplace Tech) & Sarah Frier (Bloomberg): Facebook takes Russian money (& next bombshell predictions), divisive ads, Zuck run amok, $1000 Apple, AI predicts orientation, Bodega blow-up</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/N0S9Y97t4qU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 15, 2017
E763: Front CEO Mathilde Collin on reinventing team & customer communication with collaborative inbox, unseating enterprise giants, Paris v. SV entrepreneurship, integrating A.I., & building a culture of transparency
58:08
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/mathilde-collin-front/">E763: Front CEO Mathilde Collin on reinventing team & customer communication with collaborative inbox, unseating enterprise giants, Paris v. SV entrepreneurship, integrating A.I., & building a culture of transparency</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/_pGUmc6klqg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 12, 2017
E5: “Angel” podcast: Zach Coelius, founder-turned-angel & Syndicate leader with a $1b exit after only 2yrs investing, shares insights on advising, hustling, deal flow, & the thrill of first market validation
1:21:03
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e5-angel-zach-coelius/">E5: “Angel” podcast: Zach Coelius, founder-turned-angel & Syndicate leader with a $1b exit after only 2yrs investing, shares insights on advising, hustling, deal flow, & the thrill of first market validation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/dZAyIqdN53I" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 09, 2017
E762: Leap Motion uses high-fidelity hand tracking to make AR/VR come to life; CEO/co-founder Michael Buckwald talks mission, predictions, & successfully funding a 10yr journey pre product-market fit
1:08:26
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/michael-buckwald-leap-motion/">E762: Leap Motion uses high-fidelity hand tracking to make AR/VR come to life; CEO/co-founder Michael Buckwald talks mission, predictions, & successfully funding a 10yr journey pre product-market fit</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/hbhVzun01Wo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 08, 2017
E761: Tim O’Reilly & new book “WTF: What’s the Future & Why It’s Up to Us” use tech’s history & lessons to reveal the true nature of our economy, & the difficult choices we need to make now for our future economic survival
1:30:07
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/tim-oreilly-wtf-book/">E761: Tim O’Reilly & new book “WTF: What’s the Future & Why It’s Up to Us” use tech’s history & lessons to reveal the true nature of our economy, & the difficult choices we need to make now for our future economic survival</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/O-I_FgLxUOU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 05, 2017
E760: MedAware & uHoo: two emerging international health startups aiming to eliminate prescription errors & toxic air
50:16
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e760-medaware-uhoo/">E760: MedAware & uHoo: two emerging international health startups aiming to eliminate prescription errors & toxic air</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/UGqbLq3OkJ0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 04, 2017
E759: Tezos CEO/Co-founder Kathleen Breitman on her record-breaking $232m ICO for a new self-governing smart contract blockchain, fundraising in Switzerland’s Crypto Valley, innovating beyond skepticism, the rise of cypherpunks & the world-changing potential of cryptocurrency
1:18:46
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/kathleen-breitman-tezos/">E759: Tezos CEO/Co-founder Kathleen Breitman on her record-breaking $232m ICO for a new self-governing smart contract blockchain, fundraising in Switzerland’s Crypto Valley, innovating beyond skepticism, the rise of cypherpunks & the world-changing potential of cryptocurrency</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/n9MHhcfUy78" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 01, 2017
E758: Blockchain CEO Peter Smith on scaling his cryptocurrency wallet to 16m+ users, new Etherium & bitcoin cash integration, ICO predictions, the state of the dark web, regulation speculation, & the power of monetary velocity
1:24:05
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/peter-smith-blockchain/">E758: Blockchain CEO Peter Smith on scaling his cryptocurrency wallet to 16m+ users, new Etherium & bitcoin cash integration, ICO predictions, the state of the dark web, regulation speculation, & the power of monetary velocity</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/lJb3CKQ7uO8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 29, 2017
E4: “Angel” podcast: angel & syndicate leader Ed Roman on optimizing for outsized outcomes, leaning on gut & market analysis, not learning the wrong lessons, avoiding fraudulent customers, & swinging for fences (only) in SV
52:40
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e4-angel-ed-roman/">E4: “Angel” podcast: angel & syndicate leader Ed Roman on optimizing for outsized outcomes, leaning on gut & market analysis, not learning the wrong lessons, avoiding fraudulent customers, & swinging for fences (only) in SV</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/lCpqRFQfwc8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 26, 2017
E757: Kevin Kelly, “Wired” Founding Executive Editor & “The Inevitable” author/futurist, on transformative A.I. & soft singularity, our global identity crisis, radical optimism about employment, & finding ourselves at only the beginning of the internet
1:19:34
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/kevin-kelly-wired/">E757: Kevin Kelly, “Wired” Founding Executive Editor & “The Inevitable” author/futurist, on transformative A.I. & soft singularity, our global identity crisis, radical optimism about employment, & finding ourselves at only the beginning of the internet</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/d9sibiQjvpQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 25, 2017
E756: Technology pioneer Jim Clark, Co-founder Netscape & Silicon Graphics, launches CommandScape, a building management system for commercial & premium properties, & shares vision on future of security, jobs & the core of entrepreneurship
1:12:12
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/jim-clark-commandscape/">E756: Technology pioneer Jim Clark, Co-founder Netscape & Silicon Graphics, launches CommandScape, a building management system for commercial & premium properties, & shares vision on future of security, jobs & the core of entrepreneurship</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/gmMw39_PgO8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 22, 2017
E755: News Roundtable! Ari Levy (CNBC) & Dave Mathews (NewAer): Trump’s disbanded panels, Cloudflare & other co’s boot white supremacists, Amazon reigns (still), rough summer for IPOs, Uber settles with FTC, Bitcoin predictions
1:25:15
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-ari-levy-dave-mathews/">E755: News Roundtable! Ari Levy (CNBC) & Dave Mathews (NewAer): Trump’s disbanded panels, Cloudflare & other co’s boot white supremacists, Amazon reigns (still), rough summer for IPOs, Uber settles with FTC, Bitcoin predictions</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/lnwMHsvzaek" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 18, 2017
E754: Atipica Founder & CEO Laura Gomez combines artificial & human intelligence in recruiting to tackle SV’s talent & diversity crisis, helping businesses excel in the workforce of the future
1:15:37
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/laura-gomez-atipica/">E754: Atipica Founder & CEO Laura Gomez combines artificial & human intelligence in recruiting to tackle SV’s talent & diversity crisis, helping businesses excel in the workforce of the future</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/t3ffzqhsxgI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 15, 2017
E3: “Angel” podcast: Andrea Zurek, XG Ventures (Facebook, Twitter) & angel since 2006, shares startup selection criteria, lessons building Google, ideal terms & valuations, solving hard problems & finding right combination of money, fortitude, discipline
1:12:03
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e3-angel-andrea-zurek/">E3: “Angel” podcast: Andrea Zurek, XG Ventures (Facebook, Twitter) & angel since 2006, shares startup selection criteria, lessons building Google, ideal terms & valuations, solving hard problems & finding right combination of money, fortitude, discipline</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/nAWVt9xrFww" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 12, 2017
E753: LAUNCH Angel Summit: Esther Dyson on early days of angel investing, jobs with purpose, improving America’s health, & future of AR, VR, & self-driving cars
33:01
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/angel-summit-esther-dyson/">E753: LAUNCH Angel Summit: Esther Dyson on early days of angel investing, jobs with purpose, improving America’s health, & future of AR, VR, & self-driving cars</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/4hHEoCRTNFI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 11, 2017
E752: All #AskJason: Bootstrapping in flyover states, beating powerful competition, product v. pitch deck, hardware traction & metrics, advice for non-accredited investors, online communities dos & don’ts
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/all-ask-jason-08-2017/">E752: All #AskJason: Bootstrapping in flyover states, beating powerful competition, product v. pitch deck, hardware traction & metrics, advice for non-accredited investors, online communities dos & don’ts</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/dPuykPGXPFM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 04, 2017
E751: Live at Spotify NYC: Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer Prize winner & author (“The Power of Habit,” “Smarter Faster Better”), on social responsibility of tech, science of habits, self-motivation & winning teams, anti-intellectualism in Trump era, immigration & more
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/charles-duhigg-nytimes/">E751: Live at Spotify NYC: Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer Prize winner & author (“The Power of Habit,” “Smarter Faster Better”), on social responsibility of tech, science of habits, self-motivation & winning teams, anti-intellectualism in Trump era, immigration & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/o7unqFZcJDo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 01, 2017
E2: “Angel” podcast: super angel & syndicate leader Gil Penchina on 20 yrs & 200+ investments, learning the game & making your own rules, which founders to back & avoid, optimizing deal flow, minimizing failure, & enjoying the chaos
45:58
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e2-angel-gil-penchina/">E2: “Angel” podcast: super angel & syndicate leader Gil Penchina on 20 yrs & 200+ investments, learning the game & making your own rules, which founders to back & avoid, optimizing deal flow, minimizing failure, & enjoying the chaos</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/cQCEtl6kn7Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 29, 2017
E750: LAUNCH Angel Summit: Sequoia Partner Alfred Lin on backing mission-driven founders, seed stage strategies, the rise of A.I., & the future of tech startups
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/angel-summit-alfred-lin-sequoia-capital/">E750: LAUNCH Angel Summit: Sequoia Partner Alfred Lin on backing mission-driven founders, seed stage strategies, the rise of A.I., & the future of tech startups</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/QhtEnqR2vJs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 28, 2017
E749: James Altucher interviews Jason on his new book “Angel”: a guidebook to becoming a world-class investor — or founder — in America’s new system of wealth creation
1:18:53
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/angel-jason-james-altucher/">E749: James Altucher interviews Jason on his new book “Angel”: a guidebook to becoming a world-class investor — or founder — in America’s new system of wealth creation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/uTCkx-gf8P4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 25, 2017
E748: LAUNCH Angel Summit: Top VC Brian Singerman, Founders Fund (fmr Google, angel) shares portfolio bests (Stemcentrx, SpaceX, DeepMind) & favorite bets
27:22
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/angel-summit-brian-singerman-founders-fund/">E748: LAUNCH Angel Summit: Top VC Brian Singerman, Founders Fund (fmr Google, angel) shares portfolio bests (Stemcentrx, SpaceX, DeepMind) & favorite bets</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/o4AKGyGeUfY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 21, 2017
E747: The Syndicate 2: Top startups pitch to world-class investors: w/RecoverX, Stowaway, Zembula, Vow To Be Chic, Elemeno Health, MailHaven
49:58
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/the-syndicate-ep2/">E747: The Syndicate 2: Top startups pitch to world-class investors: w/RecoverX, Stowaway, Zembula, Vow To Be Chic, Elemeno Health, MailHaven</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/5cugwGMztOI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 19, 2017
E1: “Angel” Podcast Premiere: Cyan Banister, angel investor now Founders Fund VC, shares portfolio hits/misses, deal flow strategies, finding founder-product fit & backing startups that change human behavior
58:07
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e1-angel-premiere-cyan-banister/">E1: “Angel” Podcast Premiere: Cyan Banister, angel investor now Founders Fund VC, shares portfolio hits/misses, deal flow strategies, finding founder-product fit & backing startups that change human behavior</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/lRrEZiGXu4Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 18, 2017
E746: Talla CEO Rob May on using A.I. & machine learning to automate HR & IT, the power of bots, the future of jobs, & the age of verticalized A.I.
1:19:22
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/rob-may-talla/">E746: Talla CEO Rob May on using A.I. & machine learning to automate HR & IT, the power of bots, the future of jobs, & the age of verticalized A.I.</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/Ti1pmtRA6y0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 14, 2017
E745: Tovala founder & CEO David Rabie introduces his smart, cloud-connected oven to cook ready-made meals with a smartphone
55:48
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/david-rabie-tovala/">E745: Tovala founder & CEO David Rabie introduces his smart, cloud-connected oven to cook ready-made meals with a smartphone</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/UQauW0HJZ-M" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 11, 2017
E744: Initialized Capital Operating Partner & TechCrunch contributor Kim-Mai Cutler on affordable housing crisis in San Francisco Bay Area at intersection of race, class, & Silicon Valley
1:03:25
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/kim-mai-cutler-housing-crisis/">E744: Initialized Capital Operating Partner & TechCrunch contributor Kim-Mai Cutler on affordable housing crisis in San Francisco Bay Area at intersection of race, class, & Silicon Valley</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/k2HYBSEDZCU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 07, 2017
E743: News Roundtable! Robert Scoble & Iain Thomson talk new Apple AR, iPhone’s 10 yrs, data collecting destroying privacy for everybody, Amazon gets Whole Foods, Google stops Gmail scan, Trump attacks, Binary Capital, Uber future
1:21:08
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-scoble-thomson-06-2017/">E743: News Roundtable! Robert Scoble & Iain Thomson talk new Apple AR, iPhone’s 10 yrs, data collecting destroying privacy for everybody, Amazon gets Whole Foods, Google stops Gmail scan, Trump attacks, Binary Capital, Uber future</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/mW__Q7V8q_M" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 30, 2017
E742: Stockholm Startup Showcase with Tyler Crowley: Tictail connects world’s best designers; FishBrain levels up fishing with data; Simris pioneers agribusiness with algae; Venue crowdsources live music experiences
1:22:44
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/stockholm-startup-showcase-tyler-crowley/">E742: Stockholm Startup Showcase with Tyler Crowley: Tictail connects world’s best designers; FishBrain levels up fishing with data; Simris pioneers agribusiness with algae; Venue crowdsources live music experiences</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/sBrTj5yRz7I" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 27, 2017
E741: Kevin Rose, True Ventures PT2: Best ways to pitch, lessons from investing & Google Ventures, cryptocurrency, housing crises, tech & politics
1:03:31
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/e741/">E741: Kevin Rose, True Ventures PT2: Best ways to pitch, lessons from investing & Google Ventures, cryptocurrency, housing crises, tech & politics</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/SvxJn1OWbHI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 23, 2017
E740: Kevin Rose, True Ventures PT1: early Digg days, what it takes to make great products, building Oak meditation app w/fan engagement & real-time data, evaluating founder-investor fit, advice for pitching
1:09:14
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/kevin-rose-true-ventures-pt1/">E740: Kevin Rose, True Ventures PT1: early Digg days, what it takes to make great products, building Oak meditation app w/fan engagement & real-time data, evaluating founder-investor fit, advice for pitching</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/Hx2UOa_752U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 20, 2017
E739: “Gut Feel” in angel investing: Wharton Prof of Entrepreneurship Laura Huang on how early investors make decisions, quantifying the unquantifiable, questioning meritocracy, the role of gender & other biases (& how to hack them)
1:15:34
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/laura-huang-wharton/">E739: “Gut Feel” in angel investing: Wharton Prof of Entrepreneurship Laura Huang on how early investors make decisions, quantifying the unquantifiable, questioning meritocracy, the role of gender & other biases (& how to hack them)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/7Imz7OGnI9U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 13, 2017
E738: Treehouse online coding school & founder Ryan Carson get aspiring programmers & developers “zero to job-ready” & use the power of apprenticeships to close the tech skills gap for underrepresented groups
1:01:30
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/ryan-carson-treehouse/">E738: Treehouse online coding school & founder Ryan Carson get aspiring programmers & developers “zero to job-ready” & use the power of apprenticeships to close the tech skills gap for underrepresented groups</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/bYA6gFjROpw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 06, 2017
E737: Brit + Co founder & CEO Brit Morin on building her digital media & ecommerce powerhouse at intersection of creativity & tech, connecting users w/makers, partnering w/Target, inspiring women & Gen Z, & defining the future of retail
1:25:05
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/brit-morin-brit-co/">E737: Brit + Co founder & CEO Brit Morin on building her digital media & ecommerce powerhouse at intersection of creativity & tech, connecting users w/makers, partnering w/Target, inspiring women & Gen Z, & defining the future of retail</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/SbONGiw4LRs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 02, 2017
E736: Robinhood uses free stock trading to open access to the entire American financial system; co-founder Vlad Tenev talks mission, building a billion dollar startup & the business of millennial money management
1:23:50
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/vlad-tenev-robinhood/">E736: Robinhood uses free stock trading to open access to the entire American financial system; co-founder Vlad Tenev talks mission, building a billion dollar startup & the business of millennial money management</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/sM70o3E6trk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 30, 2017
E735: All #AskJason: Failing after product-market fit, consumer app VC & monetization, the (un)necessity of patents, (un)fundable b-corps, hard lessons, focus above everything
54:05
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/all-ask-jason-05-2017/">E735: All #AskJason: Failing after product-market fit, consumer app VC & monetization, the (un)necessity of patents, (un)fundable b-corps, hard lessons, focus above everything</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/sU8xo28TWOU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 26, 2017
E734: Live Crowdfunding Startup Showcase: product pitches & investor inquiries w/Swiftmile, Lendsnap, Kylie.ai, LEAF, NowRX & Laugh.ly – presented by SeedInvest & LAUNCH
1:13:33
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/live-crowdfunding-seedinvest-showcase/">E734: Live Crowdfunding Startup Showcase: product pitches & investor inquiries w/Swiftmile, Lendsnap, Kylie.ai, LEAF, NowRX & Laugh.ly – presented by SeedInvest & LAUNCH</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/g-2J6IZtFhk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 23, 2017
E733: News Roundtable! Molly Wood (Marketplace) & Ben Parr (Octane AI): future of net neutrality, Google Lens & iPhone-less predictions, Uber Freight, Biz Stone’s return, how to save Twitter, Elon’s tunnel vision, breaking Trump chaos
1:34:26
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-wood-parr/">E733: News Roundtable! Molly Wood (Marketplace) & Ben Parr (Octane AI): future of net neutrality, Google Lens & iPhone-less predictions, Uber Freight, Biz Stone’s return, how to save Twitter, Elon’s tunnel vision, breaking Trump chaos</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/ASbUOaA3YQQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 19, 2017
E732: “The Syndicate”: 7 top startups across 7 verticals pitch to 20 world-class investors, w/Cafe X, Connected Signals, Blokable, Tueo Health, Interviewed, PowerScout, Underground Cellar
1:12:51
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/the-syndicate-1/">E732: “The Syndicate”: 7 top startups across 7 verticals pitch to 20 world-class investors, w/Cafe X, Connected Signals, Blokable, Tueo Health, Interviewed, PowerScout, Underground Cellar</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/oD0PBu2UzZU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 12, 2017
E731: Inside LAUNCH Incubator, PT2: Ready: Cross-platform programming for personal robotics; Keepster: Curating messages to keep what matters most; Genius Link: Fixing broken links for global brands; Poppins: Child care reimagined with invitation-based service
1:00:17
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/bennahum-grueter-lakes-simchowitz/">E731: Inside LAUNCH Incubator, PT2: Ready: Cross-platform programming for personal robotics; Keepster: Curating messages to keep what matters most; Genius Link: Fixing broken links for global brands; Poppins: Child care reimagined with invitation-based service</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/5AeobMAfT1s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 09, 2017
E730: Inside LAUNCH Incubator, PT1: Transported: Virtual Reality Tours for Real Estate & FitBod: Personalized strength-training powered by machine learning
1:01:00
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/tyson-woeste-transported-allen-chen-fitbod/">E730: Inside LAUNCH Incubator, PT1: Transported: Virtual Reality Tours for Real Estate & FitBod: Personalized strength-training powered by machine learning</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/rutWqmV4MD8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 05, 2017
E729: Founder Richard Craib shares his A.I. hedge fund Numerai, built with an anonymous network of 15,000 (& counting) data scientists, encryption, the blockchain, his own currency to reward collaboration, and a mission to manage the world’s money
1:18:17
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/richard-craib-numerai/">E729: Founder Richard Craib shares his A.I. hedge fund Numerai, built with an anonymous network of 15,000 (& counting) data scientists, encryption, the blockchain, his own currency to reward collaboration, and a mission to manage the world’s money</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/seouc8kdCmY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 02, 2017
E728: “Angel” Sneak Peek + Startup Tune-up: Founder Institute students get first-look at Jason’s upcoming book on angel investing, as he refines their pitches & shares career lessons, insights & advice
1:38:04
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/angel-jason-founder-institute/">E728: “Angel” Sneak Peek + Startup Tune-up: Founder Institute students get first-look at Jason’s upcoming book on angel investing, as he refines their pitches & shares career lessons, insights & advice</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/rfs5206VyPc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 28, 2017
E727: Future of Food: ROBOTS! w/Alex Garden (Zume Pizza), Henry Hu (Cafe X), Deepak Sekar (Chowbotics); bonus: Hotel Tonight’s Amanda Richardson shares how to grow revenue by giving away your product
56:21
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/garden-hu-sekar-richardson/">E727: Future of Food: ROBOTS! w/Alex Garden (Zume Pizza), Henry Hu (Cafe X), Deepak Sekar (Chowbotics); bonus: Hotel Tonight’s Amanda Richardson shares how to grow revenue by giving away your product</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/zLQgDTVM5N0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 25, 2017
E726: Investor Outlook with Hunter Walk (Homebrew), Megan Quinn (Spark Capital), & Jalak Jobanputra (FuturePerfect VC); bonus: Rishi Garg, Mayfield (prev. VP CorpDev, Twitter) shares how to stay sane while selling your company
1:06:56
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/walk-quinn-jobanputra-garg/">E726: Investor Outlook with Hunter Walk (Homebrew), Megan Quinn (Spark Capital), & Jalak Jobanputra (FuturePerfect VC); bonus: Rishi Garg, Mayfield (prev. VP CorpDev, Twitter) shares how to stay sane while selling your company</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/3Np-GNHzZ0Q" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 21, 2017
E725: 500 Startups’ Dave McClure shares strategies as SV’s most prolific investor, common early-stage startup mistakes & advice to founders; Greylock’s Sarah Tavel on 10 lessons from scaling Pinterest
46:24
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/dave-mcclure-500-startups-sarah-tavel-greylock-partners/">E725: 500 Startups’ Dave McClure shares strategies as SV’s most prolific investor, common early-stage startup mistakes & advice to founders; Greylock’s Sarah Tavel on 10 lessons from scaling Pinterest</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/2aWtZUcaGsY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 18, 2017
E724: Investor Outlook with Gil Penchina (Flight.vc), Cyan Banister (Founders Fund), Ryan Feit (SeedInvest); Jed Katz of Javelin Venture Partners on a step-by-step practical guide to getting your Series B
56:14
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/penchina-banister-feit-katz/">E724: Investor Outlook with Gil Penchina (Flight.vc), Cyan Banister (Founders Fund), Ryan Feit (SeedInvest); Jed Katz of Javelin Venture Partners on a step-by-step practical guide to getting your Series B</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/eyaG-wOpss8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 14, 2017
E723: Stripe CEO Patrick Collison on building his online payment powerhouse, creating Atlas to incorporate the world’s entrepreneurs, public/private markets, & increasing the GDP of the internet
37:53
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/patrick-collison-stripe/">E723: Stripe CEO Patrick Collison on building his online payment powerhouse, creating Atlas to incorporate the world’s entrepreneurs, public/private markets, & increasing the GDP of the internet</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/19AesNhQ_48" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 11, 2017
E722: Bill Gurley of Benchmark, SV leader & legendary investor (Uber, Twitter, Snapchat) at LAUNCH Festival April 6 2017
39:02
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/bill-gurley-benchmark/">E722: Bill Gurley of Benchmark, SV leader & legendary investor (Uber, Twitter, Snapchat) at LAUNCH Festival April 6 2017</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/GFDiMJOurHY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 07, 2017
E721: News Roundtable! Iain Thomson (The Register) & Austin Smith (Inside): ISP privacy shattered, Palmer Luckey leaves, FB rips off Snap (again), Elon’s Neuralink & SpaceX hits, Trolls & Idiots of the Week
1:30:14
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-iain-thomson-austin-smith/">E721: News Roundtable! Iain Thomson (The Register) & Austin Smith (Inside): ISP privacy shattered, Palmer Luckey leaves, FB rips off Snap (again), Elon’s Neuralink & SpaceX hits, Trolls & Idiots of the Week</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/KOOZXxpov5k" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 31, 2017
E720: Capital Factory founder Josh Baer on making Austin a startup hub & beacon for talent, investing hits & spectacular failures, nailing deal flow, crowdfunding & rising tide of opportunities for entrepreneurs @ at Cisco Spark Haus, SXSW 2017
53:21
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/josh-baer-capital-factory/">E720: Capital Factory founder Josh Baer on making Austin a startup hub & beacon for talent, investing hits & spectacular failures, nailing deal flow, crowdfunding & rising tide of opportunities for entrepreneurs @ at Cisco Spark Haus, SXSW 2017</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/J4iDWbWKRYY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 28, 2017
E719: Pear.vc Managing Partner Mar Hershenson on Clinching the Series A: Creating & executing your Ops plan, success metrics, critical data, investor engagement, effective leadership, & navigating fundraising & future markets
56:57
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/mar-hershenson-pear/">E719: Pear.vc Managing Partner Mar Hershenson on Clinching the Series A: Creating & executing your Ops plan, success metrics, critical data, investor engagement, effective leadership, & navigating fundraising & future markets</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/NfB8-4EPTYo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 24, 2017
E718: NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson on building to $1b run rate, early days at Oracle, McAfee & Sun, pioneering enterprise, prioritizing sales, going public, the CEO’s toughest job & the future of employment
1:12:39
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/zach-nelson-netsuite/">E718: NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson on building to $1b run rate, early days at Oracle, McAfee & Sun, pioneering enterprise, prioritizing sales, going public, the CEO’s toughest job & the future of employment</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/rEcQdu_PFCY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 21, 2017
E717: News Roundtable! Rolfe Winkler (WSJ) & Tess Townsend (Recode): Google, voice-assistant wars & fax-sending bots, political ads & activism, Trump tweets & Twitter slump, Zenefits former CEO starts over, PewDiePie & more
1:33:16
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-winkler-townsend/">E717: News Roundtable! Rolfe Winkler (WSJ) & Tess Townsend (Recode): Google, voice-assistant wars & fax-sending bots, political ads & activism, Trump tweets & Twitter slump, Zenefits former CEO starts over, PewDiePie & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/38s3H-S5NBA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 17, 2017
E716: People & Product: Intercom co-founder Des Traynor on importance of alignment, building a product-first co., hiring by values, scaling carefully, & avoiding churn
59:39
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/launch-incubator5-des-traynor/">E716: People & Product: Intercom co-founder Des Traynor on importance of alignment, building a product-first co., hiring by values, scaling carefully, & avoiding churn</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/0gNNSn3sRio" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 14, 2017
E715: News Roundtable! Liz Gannes and Ben Parr talk Snap IPO & predictions, Trump tweets & H1B, FB & fake news, Uber seeks no. 2 exec, drone-bearing cars & 3D-printed houses & more
1:28:30
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-gannes-parr/">E715: News Roundtable! Liz Gannes and Ben Parr talk Snap IPO & predictions, Trump tweets & H1B, FB & fake news, Uber seeks no. 2 exec, drone-bearing cars & 3D-printed houses & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/Hf4pfnZ44AU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 07, 2017
E714: SeedInvest co-founder Ryan Feit on the equity crowdfunding revolution, giving new access to startups & non-accredited investors, & opening the door for Wolf3D founder Timmu Tõke to integrate humanity within VR
1:17:14
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/ryan-feit-seedinvest-timmu-toke-wolf3d/">E714: SeedInvest co-founder Ryan Feit on the equity crowdfunding revolution, giving new access to startups & non-accredited investors, & opening the door for Wolf3D founder Timmu Tõke to integrate humanity within VR</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/FtINxeD9zRk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 03, 2017
E713: All #AskJason, PT2: How to break into VC, building social networks, disrupting housing & transportation, taking risks, & the meaning of success
38:30
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/all-ask-jason-pt2-02-2017/">E713: All #AskJason, PT2: How to break into VC, building social networks, disrupting housing & transportation, taking risks, & the meaning of success</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/eBJRmbrCcW4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 28, 2017
E712: All #AskJason, PT1: VC ethics, investing strategies, picking winners, patents & NDAs, women in entrepreneurship, bootstrapping to success & more
48:17
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/all-ask-jason-02-2017/">E712: All #AskJason, PT1: VC ethics, investing strategies, picking winners, patents & NDAs, women in entrepreneurship, bootstrapping to success & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/_zloouV1qrE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 24, 2017
E711: IFTTT co-founder & CEO Linden Tibbets on building his leading IoT connector of services & 3rd-party devices, essential applets, Alexa everywhere & the dominance of digital assistance
1:15:04
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/linden-tibbets-ifttt/">E711: IFTTT co-founder & CEO Linden Tibbets on building his leading IoT connector of services & 3rd-party devices, essential applets, Alexa everywhere & the dominance of digital assistance</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/TBmDoExRBgA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 21, 2017
E710: REstore founder Jan-Willem Rombouts solves the electrical grid & balances renewable energy with virtual power stations; Bonus LAUNCH SCALE: Greylock’s Josh Elman on making your product viral in 5 easy ways
59:53
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/jan-willem-rombouts-restore-josh-elman-greylock/">E710: REstore founder Jan-Willem Rombouts solves the electrical grid & balances renewable energy with virtual power stations; Bonus LAUNCH SCALE: Greylock’s Josh Elman on making your product viral in 5 easy ways</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/NIlZHxEwmXQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 17, 2017
E709: VC Outlook w/Jeff Clavier (SoftTech), Omar Hamoui (Sequoia), Patricia Nakache (Trinity) & Aydin Senkut (Felicis): lessons learned, greatest misses, Series A crunch, SV v. int’l, startups behaving badly, & the Trump factor — at Upfront Summit 2017
36:27
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/vc-outlook-upfront-summit-2017/">E709: VC Outlook w/Jeff Clavier (SoftTech), Omar Hamoui (Sequoia), Patricia Nakache (Trinity) & Aydin Senkut (Felicis): lessons learned, greatest misses, Series A crunch, SV v. int’l, startups behaving badly, & the Trump factor — at Upfront Summit 2017</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/FRRzTea1o3U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 14, 2017
E708: Filmed at Upfront Summit 2017! Vinod Khosla on his journey from entrepreneur to VC, early days at Sun Microsystems, changing the trajectory of the internet, advice to founders & investors, future of cleantech, AI & job growth
34:35
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/vinod-khosla-khosla-ventures/">E708: Filmed at Upfront Summit 2017! Vinod Khosla on his journey from entrepreneur to VC, early days at Sun Microsystems, changing the trajectory of the internet, advice to founders & investors, future of cleantech, AI & job growth</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/B28eNUVo0-E" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 10, 2017
E707: Jam Session! Startup founders, growth & marketing experts share best practices for communication: use landing pages to capture free traffic, run your marketing department like a tv newsroom, & grow with exponential long-term impact
1:08:48
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/jam-session-pinterest-honor-tenor/">E707: Jam Session! Startup founders, growth & marketing experts share best practices for communication: use landing pages to capture free traffic, run your marketing department like a tv newsroom, & grow with exponential long-term impact</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/p-cSwZlO_80" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 07, 2017
E706: Part 2: Sam Harris, “Waking Up” host, philosopher & neuroscientist on Trump’s asymmetric warfare, Muslim ban, the Jihadism problem, Zuck’s moral compass, fake news & how to avoid the A.I. apocalypse
51:02
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/sam-harris-pt2/">E706: Part 2: Sam Harris, “Waking Up” host, philosopher & neuroscientist on Trump’s asymmetric warfare, Muslim ban, the Jihadism problem, Zuck’s moral compass, fake news & how to avoid the A.I. apocalypse</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/JckQczzaLis" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 03, 2017
E705: Sam Harris, “Waking Up” host, author, philosopher & neuroscientist, on dawn of A.I. & the uncanny valley of robotics, science of morality, mindful meditation & Trump’s lies – PART 1
1:00:47
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/sam-harris-pt1/">E705: Sam Harris, “Waking Up” host, author, philosopher & neuroscientist, on dawn of A.I. & the uncanny valley of robotics, science of morality, mindful meditation & Trump’s lies – PART 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/L4iZRg6f3mk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 31, 2017
E704: Napster co-founder Jordan Ritter & his new Atlas Informatics are redefining search to solve digital chaos in the age of contextual intelligence; the future of cybersecurity, privacy, AI/machine learning, & political turbulence
1:15:43
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/jordan-ritter-atlas-informatics/">E704: Napster co-founder Jordan Ritter & his new Atlas Informatics are redefining search to solve digital chaos in the age of contextual intelligence; the future of cybersecurity, privacy, AI/machine learning, & political turbulence</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/KMEJjSJXREY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 27, 2017
E703: News Roundtable! Katie Benner (NYT) and Amir Efrati (The Information): self-driving, Trump & tech, SV apocalypse preppers, the future of net neutrality, Snap readying for IPO, Zuck campaigning?, more
52:15
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-benner-efrati/">E703: News Roundtable! Katie Benner (NYT) and Amir Efrati (The Information): self-driving, Trump & tech, SV apocalypse preppers, the future of net neutrality, Snap readying for IPO, Zuck campaigning?, more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/BIspCQfKOSo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 24, 2017
E702: Stellar startups at CES ‘17 PART 2: wearable interactive lightshow, Raspberry Pi bests, smart garbage that shops, hack-free home security, paper airplane drones, connected baby, tech hubs & more
1:13:42
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/dave-mathews-newaer-ces2017-pt2/">E702: Stellar startups at CES ‘17 PART 2: wearable interactive lightshow, Raspberry Pi bests, smart garbage that shops, hack-free home security, paper airplane drones, connected baby, tech hubs & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/TTUh2YogBxQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 20, 2017
E701: PART 1: The best of future tech & stellar startups at CES with Dave Mathews (NewAer): Alexa everywhere, drones rising, autonomous everything, carsharing & the surging of electric vehicles, w/ChargePoint & VULOG
1:00:29
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/dave-mathews-newaer-pasquale-romano-chargepoint-gregory-duconge-vulog/">E701: PART 1: The best of future tech & stellar startups at CES with Dave Mathews (NewAer): Alexa everywhere, drones rising, autonomous everything, carsharing & the surging of electric vehicles, w/ChargePoint & VULOG</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/oTvSK3-nxyM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 17, 2017
E700: Ring CEO & Chief Inventor James Siminoff on reinventing home security with 1st wi-fi-enabled video doorbell, reducing neighborhood crime, & the future of home automation
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/james-siminoff-ring/">E700: Ring CEO & Chief Inventor James Siminoff on reinventing home security with 1st wi-fi-enabled video doorbell, reducing neighborhood crime, & the future of home automation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/nmEt6P6Pgd8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 13, 2017
E699: Mighty Networks founder & CEO Gina Bianchini builds smarter social networks for business and lasting online communities, using lessons from Ning & the best tools for efficient entrepreneurship
55:33
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/gina-bianchini-mightynetworks/">E699: Mighty Networks founder & CEO Gina Bianchini builds smarter social networks for business and lasting online communities, using lessons from Ning & the best tools for efficient entrepreneurship</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/kyf8-eGEPAc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 10, 2017
E698: Best of SCALE! SaaStr Founder Jason Lemkin on getting from $1m to $10m in ARR; Calm Founder Alex Tew demos how to land 100,000 users before you launch
50:11
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/jason-lemkin-saastr-alex-tew-calm/">E698: Best of SCALE! SaaStr Founder Jason Lemkin on getting from $1m to $10m in ARR; Calm Founder Alex Tew demos how to land 100,000 users before you launch</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/IHyi0NNBHs4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 03, 2017
E697: Sunflower Labs co-founder Alex Pachikov on modernizing home security with world’s first smart sensor & drone technology; Bonus LAUNCH SCALE: Homebrew Partner Satya Patel on locking down Series A
1:12:39
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/alex-pachikov-sunflower-labs-satya-patel-homebrew/">E697: Sunflower Labs co-founder Alex Pachikov on modernizing home security with world’s first smart sensor & drone technology; Bonus LAUNCH SCALE: Homebrew Partner Satya Patel on locking down Series A</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/i4nN_FsvdfA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 27, 2016
E696: The Distracted Mind’s Adam Gazzaley on our mental degradation, designing products for health, safety & performance, & how we can rescue our brains from high-tech addiction
1:12:23
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/distracted-mind-adam-gazzaley/">E696: The Distracted Mind’s Adam Gazzaley on our mental degradation, designing products for health, safety & performance, & how we can rescue our brains from high-tech addiction</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/rPRX84yPEFA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 23, 2016
E695: News Roundtable! Dave Mathews (NewAer) & Iain Thomson (The Register) on 2016 best & 2017 bets: Apple follies, drones rising, hacking everywhere, Putin in play, Trump’s tech, self-driving bets, fake Facebook
1:44:41
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-mathews-thomson/">E695: News Roundtable! Dave Mathews (NewAer) & Iain Thomson (The Register) on 2016 best & 2017 bets: Apple follies, drones rising, hacking everywhere, Putin in play, Trump’s tech, self-driving bets, fake Facebook</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/hzphvOGEJIg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 16, 2016
E694: Leade.rs Founder Loic Le Meur on building Europe’s tech with LeWeb, investing in SV powerhouses LinkedIn & Evernote, and now creating a marketplace for the world’s greatest speakers
1:18:33
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/loic-le-meur-leaders/">E694: Leade.rs Founder Loic Le Meur on building Europe’s tech with LeWeb, investing in SV powerhouses LinkedIn & Evernote, and now creating a marketplace for the world’s greatest speakers</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/aWCp_-xnd5U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 09, 2016
E693: Founder Tom Patterson on growing Tommy John 2.5x YOY in a $41b industry; Future of Fundraising with Paul Judge (Luma), Christine Tsai (500 Startups), Ryan Feit (SeedInvest)
1:05:59
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/patterson-judge-tsai-feit/">E693: Founder Tom Patterson on growing Tommy John 2.5x YOY in a $41b industry; Future of Fundraising with Paul Judge (Luma), Christine Tsai (500 Startups), Ryan Feit (SeedInvest)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/KWNci53E7HM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 02, 2016
E692: CEO David Sacks on scaling Z2, the next generation of Zenefits; Founders Fund Partner Cyan Banister shares 10 strategies for scaling company culture
1:12:30
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/david-sacks-zenefits-cyan-banister-founders-fund/">E692: CEO David Sacks on scaling Z2, the next generation of Zenefits; Founders Fund Partner Cyan Banister shares 10 strategies for scaling company culture</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/JTDGm-4LX1U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 29, 2016
E691: LAUNCH SCALE: Yossi Vardi shares insights from 85 investments & 26 exits: execution over ideas, mastering persistence, and winning the game that is based on failure
55:59
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/yossi-vardi/">E691: LAUNCH SCALE: Yossi Vardi shares insights from 85 investments & 26 exits: execution over ideas, mastering persistence, and winning the game that is based on failure</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/1CISWFWFnYc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 22, 2016
E690: Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman on reinventing & revitalizing real estate for the consumer; Pear Founding Partner Pejman Nozad on his journey to America, from selling carpets to building a $20b portfolio
1:05:55
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/glennkelman-redfin-pejmannozad-pear/">E690: Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman on reinventing & revitalizing real estate for the consumer; Pear Founding Partner Pejman Nozad on his journey to America, from selling carpets to building a $20b portfolio</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/zgTMPay0I_8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 18, 2016
E689: News Roundtable! Molly Wood (Marketplace) & Eric Newcomer (Bloomberg) on Trump’s triumph, tech, Thiel, the flaws of polling & data journalism, the future of jobs, & the fate of Silicon Valley
1:21:58
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-wood-newcomer/">E689: News Roundtable! Molly Wood (Marketplace) & Eric Newcomer (Bloomberg) on Trump’s triumph, tech, Thiel, the flaws of polling & data journalism, the future of jobs, & the fate of Silicon Valley</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/BJ83dgsI1kY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 11, 2016
E688: R/GA Ventures’ Nick Coronges & Richard Ting help startups scale and build enduring brands, forge founder partnerships with major players, and invest in creative capital to dominate the NYC ecosystem
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/nick-coronges-richard-ting-rga-ventures/">E688: R/GA Ventures’ Nick Coronges & Richard Ting help startups scale and build enduring brands, forge founder partnerships with major players, and invest in creative capital to dominate the NYC ecosystem</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/FG7wwzSkkAw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 04, 2016
E687: Harry’s co-founder & co-CEO Andy Katz-Mayfield shares e-commerce expertise and the science of customer acquisition, vertical integration & direct-to-consumer marketing
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/andy-katz-mayfield-harrys/">E687: Harry’s co-founder & co-CEO Andy Katz-Mayfield shares e-commerce expertise and the science of customer acquisition, vertical integration & direct-to-consumer marketing</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/-ryGp4mF4fA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 01, 2016
E686: Douglas Rushkoff on “Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity,” exposing the downside of the digital revolution, income inequality & growth agendas of large companies
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/douglas-rushkoff-throwing-rocks-at-the-google-bus/">E686: Douglas Rushkoff on “Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity,” exposing the downside of the digital revolution, income inequality & growth agendas of large companies</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/sGcAUIXveZU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 28, 2016
E685: CEO John Shahidi on evolving Shots Studios from selfie app to mega-talent content creator, making videos with Justin Bieber & Floyd Mayweather, & discovering the next generation of comedy superstars
1:35:39
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/john-shahidi-shots-studios/">E685: CEO John Shahidi on evolving Shots Studios from selfie app to mega-talent content creator, making videos with Justin Bieber & Floyd Mayweather, & discovering the next generation of comedy superstars</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/BHLEjSxaKpc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 25, 2016
E684: Jam Session! Startup founders & growth experts share best strategies to become an influencer, build a channel sales program, & engineer your way to content success
1:20:30
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/jam-session-content-wrangler-civikowl-credo/">E684: Jam Session! Startup founders & growth experts share best strategies to become an influencer, build a channel sales program, & engineer your way to content success</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/_FGgxo-T_ug" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 21, 2016
E683: Founder Nancy Lublin (DoSomething.org, Dress for Success) takes on suicide prevention with Crisis Text Line, partnering the power of human empathy with machine learning to save lives
1:10:57
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/nancy-lublin-crisis-text-line/">E683: Founder Nancy Lublin (DoSomething.org, Dress for Success) takes on suicide prevention with Crisis Text Line, partnering the power of human empathy with machine learning to save lives</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/l7qwBT0HxYs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 18, 2016
E682: Unity co-founder David Helgason on creating world’s leading 2D & 3D game-making platform, gaming industry trends & challenges, & the future of VR & AR
1:05:20
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/david-helgason-unity3d/">E682: Unity co-founder David Helgason on creating world’s leading 2D & 3D game-making platform, gaming industry trends & challenges, & the future of VR & AR</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/VZP0p9JY7cA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 14, 2016
E681: Tala founder Shivani Siroya on transforming microfinance & loans in emerging markets, using untraditional data & behavioral variables to build a global industry & being the CEO of Chris Sacca’s favorite portfolio company
1:04:58
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/shivani-siroya-tala/">E681: Tala founder Shivani Siroya on transforming microfinance & loans in emerging markets, using untraditional data & behavioral variables to build a global industry & being the CEO of Chris Sacca’s favorite portfolio company</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/awopZksDCq0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 11, 2016
E680: Farmers Business Network co-founder & CEO Amol Deshpande on using data to empower farmers, how food supply actually works, GMOs & organics pros/cons & the future of feeding humanity
1:10:17
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/amol-deshpande-fbn/">E680: Farmers Business Network co-founder & CEO Amol Deshpande on using data to empower farmers, how food supply actually works, GMOs & organics pros/cons & the future of feeding humanity</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/CssiabmQjic" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 07, 2016
E679: Internet Harassment & Free Speech: Quinn Norton & Kevin Marks join Jason to debate how trolling, human rights, and anonymity v. transparency play out online and in real life
1:49:07
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/harassment-quinn-norton-kevin-marks/">E679: Internet Harassment & Free Speech: Quinn Norton & Kevin Marks join Jason to debate how trolling, human rights, and anonymity v. transparency play out online and in real life</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/JSIV3uZq2Is" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 04, 2016
E678: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Edward Humes on his book “Door to Door,” the world of transportation, the tech behind on-demand, & the future of alternative fuel, autonomous travel
1:07:05
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/edwards-humes-door-to-door/">E678: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Edward Humes on his book “Door to Door,” the world of transportation, the tech behind on-demand, & the future of alternative fuel, autonomous travel</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/xN75IpxklWo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 30, 2016
E677: Chris Sacca & Matt Mazzeo, Part 2: Shark Tank, investing in diversity, Lowercase Alpha, eSports, voting, & the privilege & pressure of spending OPM (other people’s money)
1:16:37
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/chris-sacca-matt-mazzeo-pt2/">E677: Chris Sacca & Matt Mazzeo, Part 2: Shark Tank, investing in diversity, Lowercase Alpha, eSports, voting, & the privilege & pressure of spending OPM (other people’s money)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/NPir36H4wP8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 27, 2016
E676: Chris Sacca & Matt Mazzeo, Lowercase Capital, Part1: Universal principles of building startups, investing with integrity, major Twitter stumbles & best solutions for its future growth (or purchase)
58:41
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/chris-sacca-matt-mazzeo-pt1/">E676: Chris Sacca & Matt Mazzeo, Lowercase Capital, Part1: Universal principles of building startups, investing with integrity, major Twitter stumbles & best solutions for its future growth (or purchase)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/SlrQ3I6-pKA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 23, 2016
E675: Chain CEO & Co-founder Adam Ludwin on creating the tool helping the top financial firms deploy blockchain, history & future of bitcoin, relevance & the long-term effect of DAO hack, Twitter, Apple, Tesla & a multitude of tech tangents & predictions
1:26:01
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/adam-ludwin-chain/">E675: Chain CEO & Co-founder Adam Ludwin on creating the tool helping the top financial firms deploy blockchain, history & future of bitcoin, relevance & the long-term effect of DAO hack, Twitter, Apple, Tesla & a multitude of tech tangents & predictions</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/W7Cmu7-C7Uw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 20, 2016
E674: Upfront Ventures’ Mark Suster shares secrets from both sides of the table: advice for pitching to VCs, best founder qualities, investing in lines not dots, skipping demo day, missing Uber, being pro-a16z & pro-IPO
1:26:32
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/mark-suster-upfront-ventures-2016/">E674: Upfront Ventures’ Mark Suster shares secrets from both sides of the table: advice for pitching to VCs, best founder qualities, investing in lines not dots, skipping demo day, missing Uber, being pro-a16z & pro-IPO</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/BjuMbpAlREs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 16, 2016
E673: News Roundtable! Cade Metz of Wired & Ellen Huet of Bloomberg talk Apple event, a16z & WSJ haggle over returns, Theranos, startups tightening belts, Airbnb anti-discrimination policy, burrito-bearing drones, Burning Man & more
1:29:21
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-huet-metz/">E673: News Roundtable! Cade Metz of Wired & Ellen Huet of Bloomberg talk Apple event, a16z & WSJ haggle over returns, Theranos, startups tightening belts, Airbnb anti-discrimination policy, burrito-bearing drones, Burning Man & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/fg-oE3H5Cd0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 09, 2016
E672: SumoMe & AppSumo Founder Noah Kagan on being Facebook emp #30, getting fired & losing $185m in co. shares, why email marketing reigns supreme & tips to grow your website traffic, lists & audience
1:29:33
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/noah-kagan-sumome-appsumo/">E672: SumoMe & AppSumo Founder Noah Kagan on being Facebook emp #30, getting fired & losing $185m in co. shares, why email marketing reigns supreme & tips to grow your website traffic, lists & audience</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/0rb7TDxeCK8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 06, 2016
E671: All #AskJason: Wooing investors after failure, advice for introverts, approach to pricing, tackling growth, B2B vs. B2C & more
1:02:30
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/all-ask-jason-09-2016/">E671: All #AskJason: Wooing investors after failure, advice for introverts, approach to pricing, tackling growth, B2B vs. B2C & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/EJG819skx_s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 02, 2016
E670: Munchery CEO & Co-founder Tri Tran on escaping Vietnam and pioneering a food movement in America with his healthy dinner-delivery powerhouse
1:08:03
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/tri-tran-munchery/">E670: Munchery CEO & Co-founder Tri Tran on escaping Vietnam and pioneering a food movement in America with his healthy dinner-delivery powerhouse</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/MCz-NFnJDQ8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 30, 2016
E669: Moon Express’ Bob Richards on being 1st private co. to get permission to go beyond earth’s orbit, plans for moon mining, creating an 8th continent, & unlocking resources of the universe
1:05:30
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/bob-richards-moon-express/">E669: Moon Express’ Bob Richards on being 1st private co. to get permission to go beyond earth’s orbit, plans for moon mining, creating an 8th continent, & unlocking resources of the universe</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/qzFLvubGiUo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 26, 2016
E668: News Roundtable! Jeff Bercovici (Inc.) & Olivia Zaleski (Bloomberg): Hampton Creek controversy & SEC inquiry, Peter Thiel’s revenge & the end of Gawker, robotics & self-driving cars
1:29:39
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/news-roundtable-bercovici-zaleski/">E668: News Roundtable! Jeff Bercovici (Inc.) & Olivia Zaleski (Bloomberg): Hampton Creek controversy & SEC inquiry, Peter Thiel’s revenge & the end of Gawker, robotics & self-driving cars</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/gtCg1vn-aHk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 23, 2016
E667: Redpoint VC & analyst Tomasz Tunguz on his new book “Winning with Data,” advice for startups, using data to transform business, key investment outlook predictions, the best data-driven co’s & more
1:07:39
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/tomasz-tunguz-redpoint-ventures/">E667: Redpoint VC & analyst Tomasz Tunguz on his new book “Winning with Data,” advice for startups, using data to transform business, key investment outlook predictions, the best data-driven co’s & more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/M1KveMVBVMw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 19, 2016
E666: PT2-Ed Catmull, President Pixar-Disney & author “Creativity, Inc.” on Disney merge, the art of good filmmaking, building creative culture through radical support, risk-taking to triumph & failure, & storytelling struggles that led to timeless classics
1:08:32
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com/ed-catmull-pixar-disney-pt2/">E666: PT2-Ed Catmull, President Pixar-Disney & author “Creativity, Inc.” on Disney merge, the art of good filmmaking, building creative culture through radical support, risk-taking to triumph & failure, & storytelling struggles that led to timeless classics</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://thisweekinstartups.com">This Week In Startups</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twist-audio/~4/MYeQbSPlDkw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 16, 2016