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This Week in Startups - Audio

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Rank #26 in Technology category

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Tech News
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Supporting entrepreneurs & inspiring innovation.

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Supporting entrepreneurs & inspiring innovation.

iTunes Ratings

630 Ratings
Average Ratings
516
39
21
17
37

Best podcast for Entrepreneurs

By MarcGha - May 14 2020
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I’ve been listening to TWIST for 3 years now! I enjoy the conversations and the insight that Jason and the guests provide. My favorites are News round tables and Ask Jason episodes!

This show is great!

By Mr Cocoa Pufffs - Apr 30 2020
Read more
Jason, you are a great host. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise! TWiST is the best!

iTunes Ratings

630 Ratings
Average Ratings
516
39
21
17
37

Best podcast for Entrepreneurs

By MarcGha - May 14 2020
Read more
I’ve been listening to TWIST for 3 years now! I enjoy the conversations and the insight that Jason and the guests provide. My favorites are News round tables and Ask Jason episodes!

This show is great!

By Mr Cocoa Pufffs - Apr 30 2020
Read more
Jason, you are a great host. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise! TWiST is the best!
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This Week in Startups - Audio

Latest release on May 30, 2020

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Supporting entrepreneurs & inspiring innovation.

Rank #1: 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

Apr 24 2018

1hr 16mins

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Rank #2: 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

Aug 14 2018

51mins

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Rank #3: EMERGENCY POD: E0 All-In with Chamath Palihapitiya & Jason Calacanis: COVID-19 Political, Economic & Social Ramifications featuring The Production Board’s David Friedberg (frmly Founder/CEO, The Climate Corporation)

Mar 15 2020

1hr 28mins

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Rank #4: 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

Apr 20 2018

1hr 18mins

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Rank #5: 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

Dec 12 2018

1hr 32mins

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Rank #6: TEASER: Inside Transportation E3: Sandy Munro Talks Electric Vehicles, Tesla Model Y + More

May 02 2020

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Rank #7: E842: Bonus TWiST Breaking News: Apple & Tesla crush it, Facebook & Twitter crash, & how startups can survive a market correction or collapse

Aug 02 2018

34mins

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Rank #8: E993: Superhuman CEO Rahul Vohra shares the formula for his Product-Market Fit Engine; Future of Angel Investing w/Jeff Clavier (Uncork), Ben Ling (Bling), Clara Brenner (Urban Innovation Fund); plus LAUNCH Scale Partner Talk w/Help Scout VP of Sales Tim Thyne

Oct 25 2019

1hr 16mins

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Rank #9: E1046: News Roundtable! TechCrunch’s Alex Wilhelm & Slow Ventures’ Sam Lessin on COVID’s potential privacy risk, private/public investor outlooks, remote work challenges & at-risk early-stage investors

Apr 17 2020

1hr 16mins

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Rank #10: 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

Jul 20 2018

46mins

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Rank #11: 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

Feb 19 2019

56mins

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Rank #12: E1002: Wealthfront CEO & Co-founder Andy Rachleff on hitting escape velocity at Wealthfront, pioneering “self-driving money” for consumers, shares insights on product-building in 1980’s vs. today, best investor attributes, & the future of NextGen banking

Nov 19 2019

1hr 25mins

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Rank #13: E1053: Ask Jason! Catching‌ ‌an‌ ‌investor’s‌ ‌eye‌ ‌with‌ ‌a‌ ‌cold‌ ‌email‌, what founders/investors often overlook during pitches, COVID’s impact on Jason’s deal flow, domain name hacks & more!

May 05 2020

50mins

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Rank #14: 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

Jun 29 2018

52mins

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Rank #15: 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

Apr 11 2019

1hr 9mins

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Rank #16: 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

May 08 2019

1hr 32mins

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Rank #17: E967: Twilio CEO & Co-Founder Jeff Lawson on growing Twilio to 160,000 customers & a billion-dollar run rate, innovating in a trillion-dollar market, learning from Bezos, strategic timing of Twilio’s IPO, the importance of focusing on customers over competition & always waking up with a Day 1 mindset

Aug 23 2019

1hr

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Rank #18: 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

Apr 30 2019

1hr 27mins

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Rank #19: E826: “Dying for a Paycheck”: Stanford Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer shares the dire consequences of toxicity in the modern workplace & solutions for improving employee health

Jun 05 2018

1hr 19mins

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Rank #20: E1052: Range CEO & Co-Founder Dan Pupius shares best practices on building culture as a remote team, insights from working on Google+, importance of asynchronous communication on distributed teams, Holacracy & more!

May 02 2020

1hr 12mins

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E1068 AMA: NEA’s Ben Narasin takes questions from founders: most important content in a pitch deck, COVID’s impact on dealmaking, traits he looks for in founders & more!

May 30 2020

48mins

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E1067: Garry Tan, Managing Partner & Co-Founder of Initialized Capital, on dealing with downstream investors as a Seed-stage firm, software companies acting as governments, possibility of building IPO-level companies while fully-distributed & much more!

May 29 2020

1hr 37mins

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E1066: The Power of Accelerators E6 David Brown, CEO & Co-Founder of TechStars on leading the virtual accelerator trend, benefits of going global, sustained vs. temporary changes from COVID & more!

May 27 2020

1hr 7mins

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E1065 AMA: Slice CEO Ilir Sela answers questions from founders: tips on selling into scattered markets (like Mom & Pop shops), COVID’s impact on the restaurant industry, scaling Slice’s $43M Series C & more!

May 21 2020

49mins

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E1064: News Roundtable! Sam Parr & Zach Coelius on Barstool Sports vs. Call Her Daddy, SoftBank’s $17B loss, TikTok poaches former Disney exec as CEO, Facebook launches Shops & more!

May 21 2020

1hr 2mins

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All-In E3: Modern Cold War between US & China, economic recovery, potential mass migration out of San Francisco, pandemic politicization & more with David Sacks & David Friedberg

May 21 2020

49mins

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E1063: The Power of Accelerators E5 Joshua Baer, CEO & Founder of Capital Factory shares lessons from investing in 400+ startups, best practices for transitioning accelerators to remote, insights on SXSW cancellation & more

May 20 2020

1hr 11mins

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E1062: News Roundtable! Acquired.FM Co-Hosts Ben Gilbert & David Rosenthal on Clubhouse’s pre-launch $100M valuation, Joe Rogan to Spotify, Uber layoffs, food delivery wars, Facebook buys GIPHY & more!

May 20 2020

1hr 57mins

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E1061 AMA: Hustle Fund Co-Founder & General Partner Elizabeth Yin answers 50 questions from founders!

May 19 2020

1hr 14mins

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E1060 AMA: Range CEO & Co-Founder Dan Pupius answers questions from founders: meeting & collaborating with Evan Williams, divvying up time while building a remote team, product development advice, benefits of co-founders & more

May 14 2020

38mins

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E1059: The Power of Accelerators E4 Sean O’Sullivan, Managing General Partner of SOSV on running capital intensive accelerators in hardware, life sciences & food science, unique follow-on strategy, cell-based meat going mainstream, China-based vs. US-based accelerators

May 13 2020

1hr 5mins

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E1058: Slice CEO & Founder Ilir Sela helps local pizzerias compete with chains by digitizing orders & small fees, shares insights on raising $40M+ Series C during pandemic, “reverse franchise model”, viral GrubHub invoice, helping front-line workers & local pizzerias with Pizza vs. Pandemic

May 12 2020

1hr 17mins

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E1057: Founders Fund General Partner Keith Rabois on stock market bounce back, domain expertise being overrated, US/China issues, 2020 election, recipe for startups success, chaos making way for a new generation of entrepreneurs & much more!

May 12 2020

1hr 24mins

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E1056 AMA: StartX & Nexus Events Founder Cameron Teitelman answers questions from founders: how universities with no entrepreneurial culture can mimic Stanford, building flexible & sustainable culture during COVID, scaling Nexus Events rapidly & more!

May 12 2020

36mins

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E1055: Hustle Fund Co-Founder & General Partner Elizabeth Yin on her unique portfolio strategy, attracting first-time LPs, optimism for post-COVID fundraising, dealing with pro rata as a smaller fund & more!

May 08 2020

1hr 3mins

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AMA 2: All Turtles CEO Phil Libin answers questions from founders: should early-stage founders prioritize data or instincts, building global products, ML risks, thoughts on remote work

May 08 2020

56mins

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UPCOMING: Register for Angel.University Online at Angel.University/Events

May 07 2020

1min

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E1054: The Power of Accelerators E3 Siobhan Dullea, CEO of MassChallenge on running a non-profit accelerator, accepting hundreds of companies per year, what makes a great application, why East Coast investors are more conservative & more!

May 06 2020

1hr 5mins

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E1053: Ask Jason! Catching‌ ‌an‌ ‌investor’s‌ ‌eye‌ ‌with‌ ‌a‌ ‌cold‌ ‌email‌, what founders/investors often overlook during pitches, COVID’s impact on Jason’s deal flow, domain name hacks & more!

May 05 2020

50mins

Play

TEASER: Inside Transportation E3: Sandy Munro Talks Electric Vehicles, Tesla Model Y + More

May 02 2020

Play

iTunes Ratings

630 Ratings
Average Ratings
516
39
21
17
37

Best podcast for Entrepreneurs

By MarcGha - May 14 2020
Read more
I’ve been listening to TWIST for 3 years now! I enjoy the conversations and the insight that Jason and the guests provide. My favorites are News round tables and Ask Jason episodes!

This show is great!

By Mr Cocoa Pufffs - Apr 30 2020
Read more
Jason, you are a great host. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise! TWiST is the best!