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Rocketship.fm

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Rank #160 in Business category

Business
Management
Entrepreneurship
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Essential listening for entrepreneurs, product managers and anyone working in tech today. We break down the concepts you need to know, from Product Management to Growth, Sales to Funding, we'll bring you stories that will inspire and insights that will change the way you think about product and business. Rocketship.fm, produced in partnership with Product Collective, inspires hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs, developers, marketers, product people, and designers each month. Join us as we dive into everything from product management to growth, culture to sales and everything in between. Rocketship.fm has been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, Inc, Entrepreneur and many more business publications as a top business podcast year after year.

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Essential listening for entrepreneurs, product managers and anyone working in tech today. We break down the concepts you need to know, from Product Management to Growth, Sales to Funding, we'll bring you stories that will inspire and insights that will change the way you think about product and business. Rocketship.fm, produced in partnership with Product Collective, inspires hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs, developers, marketers, product people, and designers each month. Join us as we dive into everything from product management to growth, culture to sales and everything in between. Rocketship.fm has been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, Inc, Entrepreneur and many more business publications as a top business podcast year after year.

iTunes Ratings

277 Ratings
Average Ratings
246
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My frist review of a podcast

By Joan Schultz - Apr 06 2019
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I laugh along with your show. Your chemistry is so comforting. Its nice to hear how happy you are.

Great show with fantastic hosts

By Fred Cordova - Apr 06 2019
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Really intelligent shows they cover thought provoking and fun conversations

iTunes Ratings

277 Ratings
Average Ratings
246
9
6
6
10

My frist review of a podcast

By Joan Schultz - Apr 06 2019
Read more
I laugh along with your show. Your chemistry is so comforting. Its nice to hear how happy you are.

Great show with fantastic hosts

By Fred Cordova - Apr 06 2019
Read more
Really intelligent shows they cover thought provoking and fun conversations
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Rocketship.fm

Latest release on Feb 27, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail about 22 hours ago

Rank #1: Product Failures: Webvan

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Business schools around the nation study Webvan’s overly ambitious rush to the biggest IPO to date in Silicon Valley, as a prime example of what to avoid doing while scaling.While it’s true that the impatience to go public helped steer Webvan off a cliff, the once darling company made three critical, but often overlooked mistakes when it came to revolutionizing home grocery deliveries. We'll talk with Ben Foster about his experience leading product teams at Webvan.

This episode is brought to you by:

DigitalOcean, the cloud platform that makes it easy for startups to launch high-performance modern apps and websites. Learn more about DigitalOcean and apply for Hatch at do.co/rocketship.

App & Flow. If you're a startup founder, App & Flow will help you build an app that's ready for takeoff. Rocketship listeners get 25% off of their first month by going to rocketshipfm.appandflow.com.

Augusto Digital. Augusto Digital is a product engineering team that creates web, mobile, and cloud based digital products. Rocketship listeners get $1,000 off by going to augusto.digital/rocketship.

Logi Analytics is the leading platform for embedded analytics. Take your dashboard and reports to the next level. Rocketship listeners get free access to the Logi Analytics library of product demos by going to logianalytics.com/rocketship.

Rocketship is brought to you by The Podglomerate.

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Jan 23 2020

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Rank #2: Interview: Amit Viswanathan of Doctible on Unconventional Ways to Scale a Marketplace Product

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Amit Viswanathan, co-founder of Doctible, talks with us about how their approach to a marketplace product. He shares how they’re able to generate sales on the supply side, and how they’ve come up with ways to generate value in the product beyond bringing

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Apr 14 2015

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Rank #3: How to Build a Sales Team from the Ground Up

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Tony Cappaert, co-founder of Contactually, talks with us about how they methodically grew their sales team and refined their sales process over the past few years. From getting more qualified leads and learning how to close more deals, to focusing on long

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Feb 12 2015

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Rank #4: Interview: Dave Nevogt of Hubstaff on Easy SEO Strategies for Startups

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Dave Nevogt, cofounder of Hubstaff, talked with us about their heavy focus on SEO. He shares their techniques and some easy wins to help get the most juice out of all your content.

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Mar 19 2015

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Rank #5: Interview: Austin Bales of Facebook on Building and Managing Product Teams

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Today we welcome Austin Bales, Director of Product Design at Facebook, to talk about leading product teams, building trust with your teammates andgives us poignant tips on how to interpret data through real product stories from Facebook.

In his career to-date, Austin has worked has worked for Do.com, Odopod, and Carnegie Mellon.

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Mar 02 2018

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Rank #6: Scaling SaaS (SaaS Ep 5)

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In our fifth and final episode we dive into scaling a SaaS business with clips from talks by Jason Cohen of WPEngine and Gail Goodman of Constant Contact. We'll discuss the emotional side of scaling and managing a team as well as methods to not get trick

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Nov 05 2016

28mins

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Rank #7: Chapter 1: An engineer, a CEO and a VP of Growth walk into a bar...

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In season 5 of Rocketship.fm we will be following the lives of three entrepreneurs and product people, going behind the scenes to the team off-sites, product conversations, executive dinners and customer interviews. 

We'll be focused on the stories of Lee Tengum, a solo-entrepreneur, with a passion for helping small businesses. Martin "Gonto" Gontovnikas, the VP of Marketing and Growth at Auth0, with 380 employees, who is a global leader in Identity-as-a-Service, and Krish Subramanian the CEO of Chargebee, the 150 employee startup who just raised an $18M Series C.

Each story highlights the ups and downs of entrepreneurship as we take you behind the scenes through audio journals and personal interviews about their business, but also their day to day struggles as they balance business with the pull of their personal life and family demands. 

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Jul 10 2018

24mins

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Rank #8: Interview: Justin Mares author of Traction / Fomo

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Justin Mares talks about acquiring (and changing the name of) his latest venture, the Shopify app, Fomo. He talks about taking what growth looks like from here. SPONSOR: Prezi Business. If you're tired of selling to your customers using the same old de

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Nov 20 2016

29mins

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Rank #9: Product Failures: Skeletons in Our Closet

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Everyone fails at some point in their career. Small failures, big failures. We're going to cover them all on this season of Rocketship. Today Michael Sacca and Mike Belsito are going to discuss some of their own product failures - from eFunneral, to Crew to Brandisty they've learned a lot from these mistakes.

This episode is brought to you by:

Gusto, making payroll, benefits, and HR easy for modern small businesses. Rocketship listeners get three months free at gusto.com/rocketship.

DigitalOcean, the cloud platform that makes it easy for startups to launch high-performance modern apps and websites. Learn more about DigitalOcean and apply for Hatch at do.co/rocketship.

App & Flow. If you're a startup founder, App & Flow will help you build an app that's ready for takeoff. Rocketship listeners get 25% off of their first month by going to rocketshipfm.appandflow.com.

Augusto Digital. Augusto Digital is a product engineering team that creates web, mobile, and cloud based digital products. Rocketship listeners get $1,000 off by going to augusto.digital/rocketship.

Rocketship is brought to you by The Podglomerate.

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Jan 16 2020

32mins

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Rank #10: Interview: Sahil Lavinia of Gumroad on Prioritizing Product Features Based on OKRs

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Sahil Lavinia, founder and CEO of Gumroad, talks with us about their philosophy for product development and creating something that serves a variety of verticals well without niching down too much. He shares how they identify features that improve the pro

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Feb 10 2015

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Rank #11: Building a killer product team: pipeline tips from high-performing managers

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Have you ever wondered how VP's at Facebook, Directors at Nike or Product Managers at Asana approach hiring? We did too. So we hit the streets to find out.

One of the most import roles as a product owner is building the right product team. In this two-part mini-series, we take a look at what high performing product managers and product leaders are doing inside of their organizations to hiring and lead a high-performing product team.

In this episode, we dive into pipeline strategies and how networking can help you find candidates before they even hit the job market. This can be a huge competitive advantage in finding the best people to work for you.

Featuring Alison Go, PM at Facebook, Austin Bales, Director of Product Design at Facebook, Sam Goertler, PM at Kickstarter, Ty Ahmad-Taylor, VP of Product Marketing at Facebook, Jeetu Patel, Chief Product Officer & Chief Strategy Officer at Box, & Sebastian Speier, Director of Design at Nike.

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Mar 07 2018

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Rank #12: How to Nail the Perfect Pitch (and more conf. highlights)

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In this special episode we bring you some of our favorite parts of CollisionConf. In particular, we break down a talk by Nicole Glaros, Partner at Techstars Ventures, where she hits on the main points of how to absolutely nail your pitch. More than that,

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May 24 2015

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Rank #13: Interview: Benedikt Lehnert of Wunderlist on Designing Software for Everyday Life

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Benedikt Lehnert, Chief Design Officer at Wunderlist, talked with us about how they approach design. They consistently go back to consider the thing they're replacing (in the case of Wunderlist, it's pen and paper), and design for the best possible experi

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May 21 2015

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Rank #14: Interview: John Warrillow Founder of The Value Builder System

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John Warrillow, founder of the Value Builder System, talks with us about the optimizations companies need to make in order to maximize their value and get the best multiples when they try to sell their businesses. We discuss LTV to CAC ratio, the importan

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Nov 09 2016

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Rank #15: Interview: David Ciccarelli of Voices.com on Building a Company That’s Set up to Scale

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David Ciccarelli, CEO of Voices.com and weekly contributor to the Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur.com, and others, talks with us about building a company that's systems-oriented, and making sure you're set up to scale without sinking a ton of time and m

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Jul 02 2015

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Rank #16: Interview: Kate Matsudaira of PopForms on How to be Deliberate and Reach Your 5-Year Goal

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Kate Matsudaira, founder of PopForms, Spark Notebook, and keynote speaker at this year’s Future Insights Conference, talks with us about taking ownership over your future. She talks about working backwards from where you want to be in 5 years (career, fam

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Apr 23 2015

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Rank #17: Interview: Josh Anon of Visioneer Studios on Storytelling for Startups

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Josh Anon, Founder of Visioneer Studios, talks with us about the importance and the impact of storytelling. He takes something that often seems abstract and breaks it down into tangible elements that anyone can replicate to help better tell the story of t

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Nov 27 2014

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Rank #18: Interview: Alison Go of Facebook on product mistakes and the disciplines that make up strong product teams

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Alison Go is a season Product Manager currently working at Facebook and formerly of Amazon where she worked on Audible.

Alison shares with us the recipe for a perfect product team. What disciples do you need to bring together as the product leader to create a powerhouse product team? Alison shares with us how teams are structured at Facebook, one of the most product-driven organizations today.

She also shares with us some mistakes she’s made (as we all do) as a product manager and how she quickly turned them around.

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Feb 09 2018

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Rank #19: Interview: Samuel Hulick of UserOnboard on User Onboarding: The Canary in the Coal Mine

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Samuel Hulick, creator of UserOnboard and author of The Elements of User Onboarding, joins us a second time to discuss the aftermath of his first book release, lessons learned, and plans for the future. He also takes us through the most common misconcepti

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Dec 30 2014

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Rank #20: Interview: Richard White of UserVoice on Using Behavioral Analytics to Drive Product Direction

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Richard White, CEO of UserVoice, talks with us about using behavioral data to help drive product decisions and feature iterations. He talks about finding the balance between looking at data and trusting your gut instincts, and how this changes as companie

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Jul 23 2015

33mins

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