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This Week in Startups - Audio

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Business
Investing
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Supporting entrepreneurs & inspiring innovation.

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Supporting entrepreneurs & inspiring innovation.

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523 Ratings
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Good BUT

By iuseiteveryday - Sep 12 2019
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it’s super stressful listening to this host speak in the middle of the guests comment. Like. Every. Comment.

Best Of

By Santa Famous - Aug 07 2019
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Incredible value. Potent info. Skilled host.

iTunes Ratings

523 Ratings
Average Ratings
433
31
18
12
29

Good BUT

By iuseiteveryday - Sep 12 2019
Read more
it’s super stressful listening to this host speak in the middle of the guests comment. Like. Every. Comment.

Best Of

By Santa Famous - Aug 07 2019
Read more
Incredible value. Potent info. Skilled host.
Cover image of This Week in Startups - Audio

This Week in Startups - Audio

Updated 2 days ago

Read more

Supporting entrepreneurs & inspiring innovation.

Rank #1: 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
46 mins
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Rank #2: 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
1 hour 22 mins
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Rank #3: E972: “Robbed of Equity”: Toptal denies any shares to employees & investors. Amir Efrati of The Information on breaking the story, founder Taso Du Val’s stock hoarding, unusual tactics & changing landscape of startup-investor relations; then former employee Scott Ritter on his ~8-year tenure, not receiving earned share worth $2m & life after Toptal

Sep 06 2019
1 hour 42 mins
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Rank #4: E973: Webflow CEO & Co-founder Vlad Magdalin shares insights on growing his no-code startup to $20M in revenue, securing recent $72M round, maintaining profitability while scaling, & pioneering the “Pegasus” movement of startups that skip funding rounds thanks to massive growth

Sep 10 2019
54 mins
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Rank #5: 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

Nov 17 2017
53 mins
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Rank #6: 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
1 hour 16 mins
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Rank #7: 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
1 hour 13 mins
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Rank #8: 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
1 hour 18 mins
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Rank #9: 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
1 hour 32 mins
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Rank #10: E790: “How to 10x Your People”: David Hassell of 15Five shares best strategies for setting & scaling your startup team & culture @ Founder.University

Jan 19 2018
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #11: E766: Casey Winters (Greylock, prev. Pinterest & Grubhub) shows how to measure retention & product-market fit to LAUNCH Incubator

Sep 26 2017
50 mins
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Rank #12: 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

Sep 28 2018
47 mins
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Rank #13: 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

Dec 19 2017
1 hour 31 mins
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Rank #14: 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.”

Jan 30 2018
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #15: 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

Jan 04 2018
1 hour 18 mins
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Rank #16: 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

Aug 29 2017
1 hour 24 mins
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Rank #17: 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
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #18: E773: Future of ICOs, Cryptocurrency & VC with Brock Pierce (Blockchain Cap, Block.one) & Vinny Lingham (Civic) @ LAUNCH SCALE 2017

Oct 27 2017
50 mins
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Rank #19: E741: Kevin Rose, True Ventures PT2: Best ways to pitch, lessons from investing & Google Ventures, cryptocurrency, housing crises, tech & politics

Jun 23 2017
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #20: 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
1 hour 32 mins
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