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Rank #28 in Entrepreneurship category

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Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting more than 2,000,000 entrepreneurs in over 600 chapters. We nurture startup ecosystems in 125+ countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Startups.

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Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting more than 2,000,000 entrepreneurs in over 600 chapters. We nurture startup ecosystems in 125+ countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Startups.

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High Quality, Required podcast for every founder or entrepreneur

By Sirlasc - Nov 05 2015
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Great content, top experts in a relaxed format.

Awesome Speakers

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Have no idea how these guys got such ballin speakers

iTunes Ratings

22 Ratings
Average Ratings
18
2
2
0
0

High Quality, Required podcast for every founder or entrepreneur

By Sirlasc - Nov 05 2015
Read more
Great content, top experts in a relaxed format.

Awesome Speakers

By SSLBlock - May 22 2014
Read more
Have no idea how these guys got such ballin speakers
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Startup Grind

Updated 5 days ago

Rank #28 in Entrepreneurship category

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Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting more than 2,000,000 entrepreneurs in over 600 chapters. We nurture startup ecosystems in 125+ countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Startups.

Rank #1: The Psychology of Startup with Daniel Pink (To Sell is Human, Drive)

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Author Daniel Pink. Daniel Pink is the author of 5 disruptive books including 3 long-running New York Times best sellers including A Whole New Mind, Drive, and To Sell is Human. 

Dan’s books have been translated into 34 languages and have sold more than 2 million copies worldwide. Dan’s TED talk on the science of motivation is one of the 10 most-watched TED talks of all time, with more than 19 million views. He received a BA from Northwestern University and a JD from Yale Law School. Dan lives in Washington, DC, with his wife and three children. 

He drops some serious keys to success in this conversation including how to pitch, how to hire salespeople, and how to think about the problems you’re solving. The conversation started trending on twitter in Washington DC. 

Lets listen into Daniel Pink in Washington DC interviewed by Director Brian Park 

Apr 18 2016
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #2: Beating Your Competitors with Adam Nash, CEO of Wealthfront

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Adam Nash, CEO of Wealth Front. As president and CEO of Wealthfront, Adam has built the company around a centralized mission to always put the client first and change the bad practices that plague the financial services industry. Adam joined Wealthfront from Greylock Partners, where he was an Executive-in-Residence. Prior to Greylock, he was VP of Product Management at LinkedIn, where he built the teams responsible for core product, user experience, platform and mobile. Adam held a number of leadership roles at eBay that included Director of eBay Express, as well as strategic and technical roles at Atlas Venture Preview Systems and Apple. Adam holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Dec 09 2015
54 mins
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Rank #3: How To Build Your Following with Guy Kawasaki (Canva/Apple)

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Hey there and welcome to Monday’s episode of the startup grind podcast. Today we have an awesome chat with the legendary Guy Kawasaki. Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, trustee of the Wikimedia Foundation, and executive fellow at the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley. Formerly, he was an advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google and Chief evangelist of Apple. He is the author of The Art of the Start 2.0, The Art of Social Media,Enchantment, and ten other books. Guy has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College. 

Guy is interviewed by startup grind’s founder Derek Andersen for a globally held google hangout. streamed live from google hq in mountain view california. Lets listen in. 

Nov 02 2015
1 hour 13 mins
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Rank #4: Testing Your Market with Tony Xu Co-Founder of Door Dash

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Tony Xu founded Door Dash as a local delivery service for Stanford students and participated in the Y Combinator incubator with his co founders while polishing the business model. Prior to co-founding Door Dash, tony worked in product at Square, led special projects for the CEO and CFO at eBay, and began his career at McKinsey and Company. He holds a B.S. with High Honors in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from UC Berkeley and a MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. 

Dec 07 2015
39 mins
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Rank #5: Be Fast or Die with Mike Cassidy (Google X)

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Mike Cassidy who is currently a vice president at Google and Project leader on Google x’s project loon which is an attempt to blanket the globe in wireless connectivity using hot air balloons. Before joining google Mike was a serial entrepreneur founding companies like rubber, xfire, direct hit, and stylus innovation. 

Mike has a BS/MS in Aerospace Engineering from MIT and graduated from the Harvard Business School.

Nov 25 2015
34 mins
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Rank #6: Building Love into Your Product with Manish Chandra of Poshmark

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Manish Chandra the founder and ceo of the poplar fashion community app Poshmark. Poshmark is the largest community marketplace for fashion where millions of women come to buy, sell and share their personal style. 

Manish has always been passionate about building communities and founded the first social shopping company, Kaboodle, which was acquired by the Hearst Corporation in 2007. With Poshmark, Manish has applied his understanding of technology to change the way women think about shopping, building a passionate community based around people’s love for fashion and each other. Manish received a Bachlors in Technology from  IIT Kanpur, and a Masters of Science from the University of Texas at Austin, and an the MBA from Haas School of Business. 

Feb 22 2016
41 mins
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Rank #7: Gary Vaynerchuk in Hong Kong on Self-awareness, Failure and Finding a Purpose

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Welcome to the Startup Grind podcast! We're back after a short break. This time from Hong Kong with the one and only Gary Vaynerchuk. We're talking about all things entrepreneurship, social media, China and self-awareness.  If you don't know Gary, here is a short intro:

Gary Vaynerchuk is a serial entrepreneur and the CEO and co-founder of VaynerMedia, a full-service digital agency servicing Fortune 500 clients across the company’s 4 locations.

Gary appears with Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Alba and Will.i.am on Apple’s first original series “Planet of the Apps” out now! (Click Here to Learn More!)

Gary rose to prominence in the late 90’s after establishing one of the first ecommerce wine sites, WineLibrary helping his father grow the family business from 4 to 60MM in sales.

Gary is also one of the most sought after public speakers alive today. He is a venture capitalist, 4-time New York Times bestselling author, and an early investor in companies such as Twitter, Tumblr, Venmo and Uber. Gary has been named to bothCrain’s and Fortune’s 40 Under 40 lists.

Gary is currently the subject of DailyVee, an online documentary series highlighting what it’s like to be a CEO and public figure in today’s digital world. He is also the host of #AskGaryVee, a business and advice Q&A show online.

Gary recently launched his podcast, The Gary Vaynerchuk Audio Experience. Enjoy the episode and let us know what you think! You can also reach out to us on Instagram (DM) @startup or Twitter @StartupGrind. If you're a founder looking to meet other amazing entrepreneurs, check out our Global Conference and globally community! #keepgrinding

Nov 02 2017
48 mins
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Rank #8: Managing at Scale with Jon Steinberg (BuzzFeed)

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Jon Steinberg who at the time was the President and COO of Buzzfeed. Following Buzzfeed he became CEO of the US version of the Daily Mail Online and a Board Member of Bustle. He is an Ex-Googler previously as a Strategic Partner Development Manager on Google’s SMB Partnerships team. Prior to Google, Jon was the Director of Business Development at Majestic Research and the founder of iBuilding, a commercial real estate software company backed by Tishman Speyer Properties, Benchmark Capital, and 12 Entrepreneuring. He is a graduate of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and holds an MBA from Columbia University.

Lets listen into Jon Steinberg interviewed at our Startup Grind NYC Chapter in 2013.

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Jan 25 2016
59 mins
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Rank #9: The Power of Execution with Gagan Biyani (Sprig/Udemy) & Simon Rothman (Greylock Partners)

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Gagan Biyani is CEO and co-founder of Sprig, whose mission it is to make eating well simple. Open your phone when you're hungry, tap a button and get a healthy meal delivered in 15 minutes. Sprig has raised $57M from Greylock Partners and Social Capital Partnership and is available in San Francisco, Chicago and Palo Alto.

Prior to founding Sprig, he was a Growth Advisor for Lyft where he led supply and demand acquisition for their launch in Los Angeles. Gagan previously was co-founder and President of the education marketplace, Udemy, which has raised $113M and has over 7 million students worldwide. Gagan will be interviewed by Greylock Partner, Simon Rothman.

Simon invests in entrepreneurs building consumer networks and platforms, and he leads Greylock’s $100 million commitment to marketplace investments. His area of focus includes network effects businesses and transaction-based startups with a specialty around marketplaces.

Nov 09 2015
49 mins
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Rank #10: Where Startups Go Wrong with Rachel Chalmers, Nick Suriale, Sandeep Bhadra (Ignition Partners/Menlo VC)

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Today we have a panel discussion
between 3 Venture Capitalists from the VC corner stage at Startup
Grind’s 2016 global conference held annually each February in
Silicon Valley.

Rachel Chalmers is a principle at
Ignition partners, prior to ignition Rachel led research into
enterprise computing infrastructure for the 451
Group. 

Nick Sturiale, is the managing
partner at Ignition Partners, prior to becoming MP at Ignition Nick
spent 15 years in venture helping over 100 startups including
Reputation.com, Bill.com and Delphix. As an operator Nick was the
founding CEO of Timbre Technologies which sold to Tokyo electron
for 138 million dollars in 2001. 

Sandeep Bhadra is a partner with Menlo Ventures where
he actively focuses on enterprise investments including AppDome,
Platform9, and Signifyd. Sandeep had a Phd from the university of
Texas and an MBA from INSEAD. 

Let’s listen into this interesting
discussion with Rachel, Nick, and Sandeep at Startup Grind’s Global
Conference. 

Apr 27 2016
29 mins
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Rank #11: How to Build Your Company's 5 Year Plan with Alex Austin, Branch Metrics & Scott Nolan, Founders Fund

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Alex Austin founder & CEO of branch metrics who is joined by founders fund partner and former spacex engineer scott nolan. 

alex received an MS in Electrical Engineering & an MBA from stanford. In between degrees, he spent five years building a solar panel manufacturing facility from scratch in Santa Clara. While at stanford business school Alex also built an SDK for Android and iOS that is now live on over seven million phones world wide.

Alex is now the CEO of Branch Metrics, taking the lessons he learned as a mobile app developer to building a mobile linking platform that helps apps grow and give their users better experiences.

Scott Nolan is a Partner at Founders Fund, where he focuses on investments in technology-driven companies across sectors including energy, biotechnology, aerospace, healthcare and advanced manufacturing. 

Prior to Founders Fund, Scott was an early employee at SPACEX.  There, he helped develop the propulsion systems used on the Falcon 1, Falcon 9 and Dragon vehicles and was responsible for the Dragon capsule’s thermal and environmental control subsystems.

Lets listen into Alex and Scott’s conversation from our Silicon Valley chapter

Apr 07 2016
49 mins
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Rank #12: Make the Best Product You Can Make with The Tuft & Needle Founders

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Daehee Park & JT Marino. The two founded Tuft & Needle with the idea that it is possible to create high quality products and charge a fair price to customers.  Launched in 2012 by two software engineers, Tuft & Needle was the first vertically integrated ecommerce mattress company to focus on selling one perfect product: an unbeatable mattress at an unbeatable price. With a background in ecommerce and marketing, prior to Tuft & Needle Daehee Park served as a consultant at Acxiom Corporation. Daehee received his bachelor’s degree in Security & Risk Analysis at Penn State University. John-Thomas (“JT”) Marino leads product and software development. With a passion for thoughtfully designed customer experiences, JT started his career at Hashrocket helping startups build just that. With roots in Northeastern Pennsylvania, JT studied Computer Science at Penn State University.

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Jan 04 2016
44 mins
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Rank #13: Understanding Your Customers with Bob Dorf (Startup Owners Manual)

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Bob is the co-author of the startup owners manual, a manual for starting up companies that aims at preventing many of the cardinal startup sins many founders make. together along with steve blank, the two spent 2 years conceiving, outlining, drafting, rewriting, and revising the global bestseller. A serial entrepreneur, bob left a lucrative broadcasting job at the age of 22 because the had a passion to start a company which he did 7 times over 3 decades. He describes his track record as 2 home runs, two base hits, and three great tax losses. Bob now teaches customer development and business modeling at columbia business school. he has also lead training session in mexico, russia, and other place around the world

Nov 04 2015
43 mins
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Rank #14: Powering Growth with Matt Barrie, Founder/CEO of Freelancer.com

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Matt Barrie is an Australian technology entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Freelancer.com: the world's leading freelancing and crowd-sourcing marketplace and Eight-time Webby-award winner. Matt was named Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011 by BRW and in 2014 he was named the most influential person in technology in Australia by Smart Company.  After graduating at Stanford University Matt worked as a venture capitalist at Innovation Capital. Then he founded Sensory Networks that was acquired by Intel Corporation in 2013. In 2009 Matt foundedFreelancer.com and listed it on the ASX in 2013. It is today valued at over $600 million and grows at the rate of 40% per year. We will sit down for a fireside chat with Matt at Startup Grind London to talk about freelancing, crowd-sourcing, the future of work and building globally successful companies. 

Dec 30 2015
53 mins
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Rank #15: Convenience 2.0: The On-Demand Economy with Will Shu, CEO/Co-founder of Deliveroo

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Hey there and welcome to Monday’s episode the Startup Grind Podcast. Today we have a conversation with the CEO & Co-founder of Deliveroo, William Shu from our first regional conference, Startup Grind Europe in June of this year. Will is really on a mission to transform the way the world thinks about takeaway food. He founded Deliveroo in August 2013 after becoming fed up with London's poor quality and slow food delivery options. Prior to starting the company, he worked in banking at Morgan Stanley, ESO Capital and SAC Capita. Deliveroo is now in over 50 cities across the world and has attracted $200m worth of investment from some of the world's leading investors, including Index Ventures, Accel and DST Global.

Let’s listen into Wiliam Shu on-stage at Startup Grind Europe in June of this year. 

Oct 03 2016
18 mins
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Rank #16: Focus on Your Strengths with Bill Clerico of WePay

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Today we have an episode with Bill Clerico the founder of WePay. WePay is a payment’s platform with a built in fraud analyzer that powers some of the worlds best known marketplaces including Care.com, Constant Contact, Freshbooks, GoFundMe and Meetup. 

WePay protects its partners from risk and regulatory exposure, while supporting a great experience for their end-users. Prior to WePay, Bill was a technology investment banker and has a degree in computer science from Boston College. lets listen into Bill interview in Silicon Valley with Startup Grind’s own TD Lowe. 

Oct 21 2015
44 mins
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Rank #17: The Future of the Gig Economy with Micha Kauffman Founder of Fiverr

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Today we have a special interview with the Founder and CEO of Fiverr.com Micha Kauffman interviewed by director Ram Yonish in Tel Aviv earlier this year. Fiverr is the world's most transacted marketplace for services, creating economic opportunities for the entrepreneurs of the gig economy. Fiverr was founded by Shai Wininger and Micha Kaufman in 2009 and currently lists more than three million services on the site that range between $5 and $500. Fiverr.com has been ranked among the top 100 most popular sites in the U.S. and top 150 in the world since the beginning of 2013.

During August 2014, Fiverr announced that it has raised $30 million in a Series C round of funding from Bessemer Venture Partners, Accel and other investors. The round brings their total funding to date to $50 million.

Micha is also an active angel investor

Feb 10 2016
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #18: The New Media Landscape with Jim Bankoff (CEO of Vox Media)

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Jim Bankoff.  Jim is CEO and Chairman of Vox Media, a global internet media company that currently has three major editorial brands, SB NationThe Verge, and Polygon, a video-gaming site. SB Nation, its sports brand, boasts over 30mm users per month across 300 individually branded, fan-centric sports communities, each covering a specific professional or college team, league or sport. In November 2011, Vox Media launched The Verge, which has quickly established itself as a category leader and the fastest growing site that covers technology. In October 2013, Vox launched Polygon, a site dedicated to news and community for fans of gaming, anchored by an all-star roster of writers. All Vox Media sites are built upon its world-class proprietary publishing platform. As the former Executive Vice President of Programming and Products at AOL, Bankoff has developed and led many notable websites including Aol.com, Mapquest, Moviefone, AOL Music, Netscape and AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) . He is also known for establishing websites TMZ, Fanhouse, BloggingStocks and Engadget. The company enjoys support from leading investors including Accel Partners, Comcast Interactive Capital and Khosla Ventures. He is also a Senior Advisor for Providence Equity Partners.

Lets listen into Jim Bankoff interviewed by  Brian Park in Washington DC . 

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Jan 18 2016
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #19: Find People Smarter than You Are with Eric Schmidt, Chairman of Alphabet

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Eric Schmidt, the now chairman of Alphabet and former CEO of Google from 2001 until 2011 speaks on stage with Startup Grind’s Founder Derek Andersen. Eric’s credentials’ and biography expectedly take a long time to describe, so here is an excerpt: 

In addition to his well documented role at Google, Eric is a founding partner at innovation endeavors, founder of tomorrow ventures, chairman of the new america foundation. He is on the board at the economist group, the US foundation for inspiration and recognition of Science & Tech, the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute for Advanced Study. 

Eric has been the CEO of Micro Focus, CTO of Sun Microsystems, CEO of Sun Technology Enterprises, and a Principle at Bell Laboratories. 

Eric has also served on the board of Apple & Siebel Systems. He received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University, and his Graduate and Doctorate degrees from UC Berkeley. 

Let’s listen into an illuminating conversation with one of the worlds richest and most powerful people on stage live in London: 

Jul 04 2016
38 mins
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Rank #20: Music, Disruption, and Culture with Young Guru (Engineer/Jay-Z Producer)

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Today we are doing something a bit different and feature content from the Futurecast thought leadership series which is a collaboration between the ATT foundry & Ericsson. The featured guest of the event is young guru who is an esteemed 

audio engineer, DJ, and producer on more than 10 of jay-z’s albums including his hit track “empire state of mind” 

Young guru takes the audience on an exploration of technology, content creation, and the democratization of content. Andrew keen is the moderator of the discussion and executive director of the future cast series. Author of popular books like the cult of the amateur & the internet is not the answer, keen was named 1 of GQ’s 100 most connected men in 2015. 

Directly prior to the discussion you are about to hear, several music industry related products were demoed to the audience. We’ll hear a bit about those products from their founders starting around halfway into the interview. 

Running an hour and 20 minutes this episode is a bit longer than our normal ones but it is definitely worth it. It’s a true deep dive into the music industry and how new disruptive digital technologies are shaping it for better or for worse. 

Lets listen into Young Guru interviewed in February by moderator Andrew Keen at the ATT foundry in Palo Alto. 

Mar 16 2016
1 hour 26 mins
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