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Dorm Room Tycoon (DRT)

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The podcast show that teaches you how to build a successful startup. Listen to fascinating interviews with industry leaders and learn how they did it. Hosted by William Channer.

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The podcast show that teaches you how to build a successful startup. Listen to fascinating interviews with industry leaders and learn how they did it. Hosted by William Channer.

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Excellent Interviews

By bombaci31 - Oct 11 2017
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Very inspiring guests, I've listened about 5 interviews today.

The Charlie Rose of Tech Interviews

By Hkamara - Apr 09 2017
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I think that about sums it up.

iTunes Ratings

50 Ratings
Average Ratings
43
3
3
0
1

Excellent Interviews

By bombaci31 - Oct 11 2017
Read more
Very inspiring guests, I've listened about 5 interviews today.

The Charlie Rose of Tech Interviews

By Hkamara - Apr 09 2017
Read more
I think that about sums it up.
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Dorm Room Tycoon (DRT)

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The podcast show that teaches you how to build a successful startup. Listen to fascinating interviews with industry leaders and learn how they did it. Hosted by William Channer.

Rank #1: How to Build a Business with Jon Callaghan, True Ventures

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In this interview, Jon Callaghan explains the basics of running a business and why it's all about creating value for the right customer. We talk about customer acquisition, laying the right foundation and raising money from the right investors and managing expectations.

Sep 16 2017

1hr 8mins

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Rank #2: Setting the Right Goals with Gary Vaynerchuk, VaynerMedia

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In this interview, Gary Vaynerchuk gives a rare insight into setting goals and what it takes to be successful. He also explains why entrepreneurs need to build awareness into everything they create.

Apr 09 2015

25mins

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Rank #3: How to be a Great Entrepreneur with Josh Kopelman, First Round

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In this interview, Josh Kopelman reveals what characterises a great entrepreneur and what type of investments he's interested in. He also explains how to spot market opportunities and why sometimes the best products never win.

Jan 22 2014

42mins

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Rank #4: How to Launch with Ryan Hoover, Product Hunt

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In this interview, Ryan Hoover reveals the realities of building a company, raising capital and why most startups don’t need it. He also explain how he built a thriving community and how they go about making product decisions.

Jan 19 2015

40mins

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Rank #5: Taking Small Smart Steps with Andrew Wilkinson, MetaLab

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In this interview, Andrew Wilkinson explains why people initially fail and why you should design a business around what you want. He also outlines how to get more clients, build the right team and create successful products.

Jan 31 2014

45mins

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Rank #6: How to Acquire Users with Sean Ellis, Qualaroo

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In this interview, Sean Ellis reveals why focusing on customer acquisition too early is a bad thing. He gives tips on how to improve conversion and what tools he uses when testing. In the second half he explains what made Dropbox successful.

Aug 20 2011

23mins

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Rank #7: Why Marketing is Everything with Mike McDerment, Freshbooks

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In this interview, Mike McDermont explains what it takes to build a big business and why marketing is the key driver to success. We also talk about distribution, understanding your customer and thinking differently when it comes to finding acquisition channels.

May 22 2017

38mins

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Rank #8: How to Lead a Team with Simon Sinek, Author

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In this interview Simon Sinek explains what it means to be a good leader and why people don't want to be managed. He also outlines how to create a thriving culture where teams trust each other and work in harmony for the greater good.

Dec 11 2014

24mins

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Rank #9: Creating Great Experiences with Brian Solis, Altimeter

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In this interview, Brian Solis explains why experiences are everything, and why businesses must create experiences that mean something. He emphasises the importance of listening and observing customer insights.

Jul 15 2013

22mins

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Rank #10: Executing on your Vision with Scott Heiferman, Meetup

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In this interview, Scott Heiferman reveals why it’s all about the product and vision. He also talks about the right types of business models to adopt and why getting early momentum is key for startup success.

Sep 02 2015

23mins

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Rank #11: How to do Anything with Justin Kan, Y Combinator

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In this interview, Justin Kan explains why breaking problems down is the key to building a successful startup. We also explore the importance of focus, being a coder, talking to your customers, and why worrying about competitors is unproductive.

Sep 04 2013

36mins

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Rank #12: On Writing Well with Malcolm Gladwell, The New Yorker

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In this interview, Malcolm Gladwell explains his writing process and where good ideas come from. He reveals what makes a great writer and why making mistakes is normal. He then outlines the importance of editing and being self-critical.

Sep 02 2015

38mins

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Rank #13: How to Grow your Startup with Josh Elman, Greylock

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In this interview, Josh Elman defines what it means to grow and why it all starts with building a habit around your product. We also delve into the importance of onboarding and how to get users.

Dec 23 2015

40mins

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Rank #14: The Pursuit of Happiness with Derek Sivers, Wood Egg

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In this interview, Derek Sivers explains the importance of building a business around your needs and the mistakes startup founders make. He outlines the importance of focus, living a distraction free life, and developing a technical understanding of the web.

Sep 16 2013

43mins

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Rank #15: The Right Metrics for Startups with Suhail Doshi, Mixpanel

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In this interview, Suhail Doshi explains what it means to be data driven, what goes into tracking metrics and why you should do it from the get go. We talk about the difficulties of fundraising and why growth can be a double edge sword.

Feb 20 2017

51mins

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Rank #16: Scratching your Own Itch with Kevin Rose, Technology Investor

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In this interview, Kevin Rose talks about his investments, pursuing new ideas, building products you love, dealing with failure and collaborating with talented designers and developers.

Mar 27 2017

1hr 15mins

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Rank #17: Launching a Profitable Business with Joel Gascoigne, Buffer

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In this interview, Joel Gasgoine explains how to enter a competitive market and the importance of focus. We talk about experimenting with pricing, how pricing impacts churn and the best practices for launching multiple products. We also review his favourite ways to validate business ideas.

Dec 03 2017

1hr 18mins

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Rank #18: How to Solve Big Problems with Max Levchin, HVF Labs

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In this interview, Max Levchin explains what it means to improve lives by extracting insights from the vast quantities of recordable information around us. He also reveals the importance of vision and how to enter new industries.

Jul 30 2014

44mins

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Rank #19: How to Pitch Investors with Michael Seibel, Y Combinator

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In this interview, Michael Seibel explains how to gain the interest of investors. He reveals how to effectively communicate the product and the market opportunity. He also reveals the common pitfalls founders face when it comes to fundraising.

May 19 2016

43mins

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Rank #20: How to Pitch your Startup with Robert Scoble, Rackspace

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In this interview, Robert Scoble explains the best way to get the attention of journalists and investors. He reveals how to craft your story, the importance of social proof and why working the system to your advantage is necessary to succeed.

Sep 24 2013

41mins

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