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Supporting entrepreneurs & inspiring innovation.

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Supporting entrepreneurs & inspiring innovation.

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This Week in Startups is the pulse of the tech world during the pandemic

By Jurell Tanksley - May 14 2020
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Jason and the twist team are keeping the pipeline full of the best CEO's, giving us hope and insignt on how to adapt our businesses to a post-pandemic market. Jason and Team, TWIST is an inspiration to us all; I love the slack channel community and the concistent message to have hope, work hard, adapt and win. Thanks Twist Team.

Straight-Forward and powerful!

By FitnAll - Mar 17 2018
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Love the podcast! Highly valuable, amazing guests, and to the point, as well as fun to listen to!!

iTunes Ratings

228 Ratings
Average Ratings
170
10
7
4
37

This Week in Startups is the pulse of the tech world during the pandemic

By Jurell Tanksley - May 14 2020
Read more
Jason and the twist team are keeping the pipeline full of the best CEO's, giving us hope and insignt on how to adapt our businesses to a post-pandemic market. Jason and Team, TWIST is an inspiration to us all; I love the slack channel community and the concistent message to have hope, work hard, adapt and win. Thanks Twist Team.

Straight-Forward and powerful!

By FitnAll - Mar 17 2018
Read more
Love the podcast! Highly valuable, amazing guests, and to the point, as well as fun to listen to!!
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This Week in Startups - Video

Latest release on May 21, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 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”

Jun 12 2018

1hr 13mins

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Rank #2: 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

Oct 12 2018

46mins

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Rank #3: 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

Feb 09 2018

1hr 22mins

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Rank #4: 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 #5: E800: Startup Tuneup/#AskJason LIVE: Five founders pitch for Jason’s candid feedback (& audience votes) in co-working, healthcare, education, investing, and peer networking

Mar 06 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #6: 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 #7: 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

May 15 2018

57mins

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Rank #8: 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

Jul 31 2018

1hr 16mins

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Rank #9: 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 #10: 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

Feb 20 2018

53mins

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Rank #11: 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 #12: 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

May 25 2018

1hr 8mins

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Rank #13: 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 #14: 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 #15: 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

Aug 17 2018

37mins

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Rank #16: 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

Sep 05 2018

58mins

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Rank #17: 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

Sep 14 2018

1hr 16mins

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Rank #18: E965: Kim Scott, author of “Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity,” shares secrets of great leadership through giving & getting honest feedback, lessons learned running Google’s AdSense & working with Sheryl Sandberg, strategies for rooting out toxic behaviors to create a sustainable healthy workplace culture

Aug 16 2019

1hr 17mins

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Rank #19: 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

May 23 2019

1hr 29mins

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