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Date Title Status
10/31/23 AI Demos! An AI-driven ownership platform for founders, AI interviewer, & more! | E1837 Transcribed
10/27/23 Loop Golf's automatic tee time booking for golfers, plus: Cruise robotaxi suspension & more | E1836 Transcribed
10/27/23 Demoing Google Suite's AI plus legal docs, detection, and more! | E1835 Transcribed
10/25/23 Google, Microsoft, and Snap earnings, plus the state of VC in the Middle East | E1834 Transcribed
10/24/23 The Trial of SBF: A deep dive with Inner City Press's Matthew Russell Lee | E1833 Transcribed
10/21/23 Reverse-engineering autonomy in humanoid robots with Sanctuary AI CEO Geordie Rose | E1832 Transcribed
10/19/23 Should Apple buy Disney? Plus: Apple's $1B blockbuster bet and more with Lon Harris | E1831 Transcribed
10/17/23 Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel on travel industry trends, M&A, leadership, and more! | E1830 Transcribed
10/17/23 AI demos: ChatGPT’s UI punch ups, Google’s generative image search, and more with Sunny Madra | E1829 Transcribed
10/12/23 Debating personal AI hardware with Rewind AI’s Dan Siroker | E1828 Transcribed
10/12/23 NEWS: Ackman's SPARC, Unity CEO steps down amidst dev revolt, AI operating costs skyrocket | E1827 Transcribed
10/11/23 State of early-stage VC, finding PMF, Caroline Ellison testifies & more with Zach Coelius | E1826 Transcribed
10/10/23 Bill Gurley and Sunny Madra talk open-source vs. proprietary AI | E1825 Transcribed
10/7/23 NEWS: Breaking down SBF's trial and the downfall of FTX | E1824 Transcribed
10/6/23 NEWS: Anthropic targets $20B+ valuation, Flexport chaos & more! | E1823 Transcribed
10/3/23 Kayak CEO Steve Hafner of the state of travel, AI's place, hospitality trends, and more! | E1822 Transcribed
10/3/23 AI demos! Microsoft’s Windows Copilot, ChatGPT multimodal, Meta’s AI chatbots | E1821 Transcribed
9/29/23 OpenAI taps Jony Ive for “iPhone for AI," FTC/Amazon + Roam Around CEO Shie Gabbai | E1820 Transcribed
9/29/23 Startup pitch competition: Jason invests $25K | E1819 Transcribed
9/28/23 The future of fintech with Plaid CEO Zach Perret | E1818
9/27/23 Grammarly CEO Rahul Roy-Chowdhury on the future of user-centric language tools | E1817
9/25/23 Google Bard Extensions and AI demos with Sunny Madra | E1816
9/23/23 Jason Unplugged: IPO market, WaPo tactics against Dave Portnoy + Live Q&A | E1815
9/22/23 How Replit is using AI to supercharge IDEs with Amjad Masad | E1814
9/20/23 Benchmark's Sarah Tavel on the state of VC, AI's impact on startups & more! | E1813
9/19/23 Oura CEO Tom Hale on Hardware-as-a-Service, navigating ZIRP, journey to CEO & more! | E1812
9/19/23 OpenAI and Google race to launch multimodal LLM plus AI demos with Sunny Madra | E1811
9/15/23 Next Unicorns: The Path to Reaching Net Zero with Avnos CEO Will Kain | E1810
9/14/23 Transforming DTC via supply chain innovations with Boll & Branch CEO Scott Tannen | E1809
9/14/23 Expanding AI chip capabilities beyond Nvidia with Modular CEO Chris Lattner | E1808
9/12/23 Inside crypto’s wild rise and fall with “Number Go Up” author Zeke Faux | E1807
9/11/23 Palo Alto Networks CEO Nikesh Arora on cybersecurity in the age of AI | E1806
9/9/23 Building for the circular economy and the future of shopping with Poshmark’s Manish Chandra | E1805
9/7/23 Sequoia’s Roelof Botha on “Crucible Moments” and the state of VC | E1804
9/6/23 David Sacks and Ethan Ruby on launching SaaSGrid | E1803
9/5/23 Next Unicorns: Preventing future fraud using AI with Sardine CEO Soups Ranjan | E1802
9/4/23 Building a blood-testing startup in 2023 with Vital CEO Vasu Nadella | E1801
9/1/23 Bootstrapping to IPO, product-led growth, & scaling SaaS with Atlassian's Scott Farquhar | E1800
8/30/23 Next Unicorns: Developing drugs to extend dog lifespans with Loyal CEO Celine Halioua | E1799
8/29/23 NEWS: Instacart and Klaviyo file for IPO, State of VC distributions, AI lawsuits | E1798
8/24/23 NEWS: Nvidia’s insane earnings beat, Arm’s IPO filing, and more! | E1797
8/23/23 Next Unicorns: Empowering robots to think for themselves via AI with Covariant’s Peter Chen | E1796
8/22/23 Is Nvidia overpriced? Plus, price targets, GodMode demo, and more! | E1795
8/18/23 Inflection AI CEO Mustafa Suleyman on building modern AI, DeepMind origins, and much more | E1794
8/16/23 Next Unicorns: Manufacturing pharma drugs in space with Varda’s Delian Asparouhov | E1793
8/15/23 The “AI wrapper” debate, AI-powered lead gen, auto-clips, resumes, and more with Sunny Madra | E1792
8/11/23 Zillow CEO Rich Barton on branding, building in provocative industries, and more! | E1791
8/9/23 Next Unicorns: Making surgeons bionic via computer vision & AI with Proprio’s Gabriel Jones | E1790
8/8/23 AI demos + Jason invests $25K live! | E1789
8/4/23 LK-99 breakthrough with Varda’s Delian Asparouhov & Andrew McCalip | E1788
8/3/23 How AI startups can navigate the legal landscape with Adam Shevell | Wilson Sonsini Startup Legal Basics
8/2/23 Next Unicorns: Unlocking the power of photonic computing with Lightmatter CEO Nick Harris | E1787
8/1/23 Whoop CEO Will Ahmed on the “Quantified Self” movement, product design & more | E1786
8/1/23 AI-generated South Park, “Holy Grails” of AI & more with Sunny Madra | E1785
7/27/23 Market dynamics, RIFs, and AI’s role in law with Becki DeGraw | Wilson Sonsini Startup Legal Basics
7/26/23 Next Unicorns: Building the future of healthcare communication with Abridge CEO Shiv Rao | E1784
7/25/23 MongoDB CEO Dev Ittycheria on great leadership, building winning teams, and more | E1783
7/24/23 Ryan Smith on buying the Utah Jazz, evolving Qualtrics, AI’s early days, and more | E1782
7/21/23 HubSpot CTO Dharmesh Shah on empowering entrepreneurs, HubSpot’s journey, and AI automation | E1781
7/20/23 Navigating SAFEs, Pay-to-Play Rounds & Risks with Becki DeGraw | Wilson Sonsini Startup Legal Basics
7/19/23 Next Unicorns: Bringing AI-powered solutions to medical analysis with PathAI CEO Andy Beck | E1780
7/18/23 Tim Urban on the path to AGI and trends in tech history | E1779
7/18/23 AI itineraries, newsletters, doodles, and more with Sunny Madra! | E1778
7/14/23 VenturusAI's instant MBA & Samantha Wong on identifying soon-to-explode startup markets | E1777
7/13/23 Understanding Secondary Market Transactions with Becki DeGraw | Wilson Sonsini Startup Legal Basics
7/12/23 Next Unicorns: Building a $1B AI Avatar Business with Synthesia CEO Victor Riparbelli | E1776
7/11/23 Using GPUs as leverage, MSFT beats the case, FTC fails under Khan | E1775
7/11/23 Threads, ChatGPT usage drops, and AI demos with Sunny Madra | E1774
7/7/23 Business Breakdowns: The rise and fall of “Blackberry” with Lon Harris | E1773
7/6/23 Reimagining reading with VR featuring Sol Reader CEO Ben Chelf | E1772
7/1/23 Shein registers for US IPO, Trump SPAC insider trading & more | E1771
6/28/23 Creating the future of search and competing vs Google with Perplexity AI’s Aravind Srinivas | E1770
6/27/23 Zapier Co-Founder Mike Knoop on category creation, API evolution & AI architecture | E1769
6/27/23 IRL to shut down after faking 19M users, ZIRP fraud, Databricks acquires MosaicML for $1.3B | E1768
6/23/23 Titan tragedy, Meta removes news in Canada + Elizabeth Yin at Angel Summit | E1767
6/21/23 StoneAlgo’s Devin Jones on “Zillow for diamonds” + Mar Hershenson on the art of picking | E1766
6/20/23 EyeRate CEO Ray Weisberg on scaling from $0 to $10M + Steve Jurvetson on disruptive tech | E1765
6/19/23 Gavin Baker on AI platform shift, upside vs downside, extinction risk, Nvidia outlook & more | E1764
6/17/23 Reddit CEO Steve Huffman on mod revolt, building a legendary community & more | E1763
6/14/23 How AI is making influencers bionic with Forever Voices CEO John Meyer | E1762
6/13/23 Reddit communities revolt + Brad Gerstner on state of private and public markets in 2023 | E1761
6/13/23 Apple Vision Pro, Meta’s MusicGen, Waitroom demo & more with Vinny Lingham and Sunny Madra | E1760
6/9/23 DoorDash Co-Founder Stanley Tang on founding story, lessons + First-time fund manager panel | E1759
6/7/23 How AI companions can help solve loneliness with Replika’s Eugenia Kuyda | E1758
6/6/23 Using AI to diagnose Dementia with Vistim Labs James Hamet + Jason LIVE at iConnections | E1757
6/5/23 Rory's brain vs ChatGPT, outrageous marketing, work trends and MUCH more w/ Rory Sutherland | E1756
6/3/23 RunwayML, AI Steve Jobs, & more with Sunny Madra & Vinny Lingham | E1755
6/1/23 How open-source & distributed models can win AI with MosaicML’s Naveen Rao | E1754
5/31/23 How generative AI is enabling hologram assistants with Looking Glass CEO Shawn Frayne | E1753
5/30/23 Breaking down Bard with Google’s Jack Krawczyk | E1752
5/26/23 Understanding the UAE startup opportunity with Brad Gerstner and Ibrahim Ajami | E1751
5/25/23 ChatGPT vs Hollywood writers and the WGA strike with Lon Harris | E1750
5/24/23 Text-to-UI demo with Galileo AI Co-founder Arnaud Benard + How to design loved products | E1749
5/23/23 Startup pitch competition: Jason invests $25K | E1748
5/23/23 Demoing Google’s MusicLM, AssemblyAI, and other AI tools with Sunny Madra | E1747
5/19/23 Fireside chat with Jason Calacanis & Brad Gerstner hosted by Mubadala’s Ibrahim Ajami | E1746
5/18/23 Viral fundraising tactics with Rewind AI’s Dan Siroker + How to build a strong brand | E1745
5/17/23 CEO Eric Steinberger on making developers bionic | E1744
5/17/23 AI girlfriends, memories & recreations + Sam Altman testifies | E1743
5/16/23 Open-source vs. "ClosedAI," demoing new AI tools & more with Sunny Madra & Vinny Lingham | E1742
5/12/23 Using AI to revolutionize video game development with Scenario CEO Emmanuel de Maistre | E1741
5/11/23 Building brands and community + influencer marketing that actually works with Dee Murthy | E1740
5/10/23 Reid Hoffman on AI's "crescendo moment," regulation and real-world applications | E1739
5/9/23 Box CEO Aaron Levie breaks down Box AI and generative AI’s impact on business | E1738
5/9/23 GPT-4 web browsing, plugin demos, AI layoffs + more with Sunny Madra & Vinny Lingham | E1737
5/5/23 Mining asteroids with AstroForge CEO Matthew Gialich | E1736
5/4/23 Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on early rejection, customer focus & AI’s future in hospitality | E1735
5/3/23 Uber earnings + using AI to revolutionize clinical trials w/ Unlearn.AI’s Charles Fisher | E1734
5/2/23 BuzzFeed vs Gawker, AI’s impact on the future of media, and more with Semafor’s Ben Smith | E1733
5/1/23 Demoing the most innovative new ChatGPT features with Sunny Madra and Vinny Lingham | E1732
4/28/23 Big Tech earnings breakdown w/TechCrunch's Alex Wilhelm | E1731
4/27/23 Billy McFarland on Fyre Fest fraud, failure, hacking, & the long road back | E1730
4/26/23 AI’s Future: Opportunity, Regulation & Limits with Vinny Lingham & Sunny Madra | E1729
4/25/23 Spotify earnings, Grimes takes AI-based music approach + Cafe X CEO Henry Hu | E1728
4/24/23 Building generative AI for pitch decks with Tome CEO Keith Peiris | E1727
4/21/23 SpaceX's Starship launch, Tiger Global's 20% markdown + Ask Jason! | E1726
4/20/23 Startup pitch competition: Jason invests $25K | E1725
4/19/23 Building the future of VFX and video editing with Runway CEO Cristóbal Valenzuela | E1724
4/18/23 Google’s search engine “panic,” AI-generated hits, Coinbase considers leaving US market | E1723
4/17/23 Uizard’s Tony Beltramelli on text-to-UI & PMF + building a Notion CRM w/ Kelly Schricker | E1722
4/14/23 Hyfe’s Joe Brew on using AI to quantify coughs + Presh on generating content with ChatGPT | E1721
4/13/23 The rise of AutoGPTs and AI anxieties with Sunny Madra and Vinny Lingham | E1720
4/12/23 CEO Paul Yacoubian on keeping up with GPT’s rapid evolution & AI’s potential impact | E1719
4/11/23 Stanford & Google’s Westworld-like AI experiment, BloombergGPT, SF CRE collapse | E1718
4/11/23 PrayingForExits on the state of VC, ZIRP fraudsters, revolutionary product launches & more | E1717
4/7/23 YC demo day valuation tensions, how VCs can find gems, Substack's performance & more | E1716
4/6/23 Satya Patel on the state of VC, flexible investing frameworks & converting to evergreen | E1715
4/5/23 Startup pitch competition: Jason invests $25K | E1714
4/4/23 Saudi Arabia discloses LP positions & SEC charges Frank founder with fraud | E1713
4/3/23 Trump, Saudi, & Adam Neumann’s obsession with cities + BioFluff CEO Martin Stübler | E1712
3/31/23 Stephen Wolfram on AI’s rapid progress & the “Post-Knowledge Work Era” | E1711
3/30/23 Crypto’s de-platforming and the balkanization of AI with Vinny Lingham | E1710
3/29/23 Startup pitch competition: Jason invests $25K live! | E1709
3/29/23 Alibaba's six-way split, Disney cuts its metaverse team, Substack's raise & more | E1708
3/27/23 First Citizens acquires SVB, the daunting reality of AI & Refiberd CEO Sarika Bajaj | E1707
3/24/23 Acquired’s Ben Gilbert & David Rosenthal on private markets, ZIRP impact, future of Amazon | E1706
3/23/23 TikTok CEO grilled in front of Congress, Coinbase's Wells Notice & Do Kwon arrested | E1705
3/22/23 ANGEL: Freestyle’s Jenny Lefcourt on nailing non-consensus bets and avoiding hype | E1704
3/21/23 Startup pitch competition! Jason invests $25K into one of four founders | E1703
3/20/23 Balaji’s $1M Bitcoin bet, banking crisis update, OpenAI launches GPT-4, and Jay Trading! | E1702
3/17/23 ANGEL: Laurie Yoler on investing early in Tesla, strategic partnerships, and her VC career | E1701
3/16/23 Banking crisis impact, more Meta cuts, and GPT-4 with Sunny Madra and Vinny Lingham | E1700
3/15/23 Andy Rachleff on SVB, how to evaluate VCs, market pull indicators, Wealthfront, and more | E1699
3/14/23 How ocean farming can solve world hunger with Alora CEO Luke Young | E1698
3/13/23 Silicon Valley Bank collapse recap + Wist CEO on capturing XR memories | E1697
3/11/23 EMERGENCY POD: $SVIB implodes, contagion risk, advice for founders, and what’s next? | E1696
3/10/23 Stripe to raise $6B, $SIVB drops 60%, generative AI funding | E1695
3/10/23 Ask an Angel! Startup funding overview, investor red flags, negotiating early-stage terms | E1694
3/8/23 ANGEL: Threshold VC’s Emily Melton on market distortion, healthcare investing & culture | E1693
3/7/23 Crypto climate bill resurfaces, BlocPower raises $155M + Arcadia CEO Kiran Bhatraju | E1692
3/7/23 Sequoia resigns from Citizen's board, IPO window opens, chaos at Dapper Labs | E1691
3/4/23 Apple blocks AI email app, TikTok restricts teens, Foodini’s Dylan McDonnell | E1690
3/2/23 Snowflake CEO Frank Slootman on moving the needle, win-first culture & managing burnout | E1689
3/2/23 Crypto Roundtable: Twitter payments integration and latest Yuga Labs NFT drop | E1688
2/28/23 ANGEL: Canaan’s Maha Ibrahim on fund sizing, distribution strategies & early VC days | E1687
2/27/23 Neeva CEO Sridhar Ramaswamy on AI chatbots and the search revolution | E1686
2/24/23 WallStreetBets founder on why he's suing Reddit; Andrew Hart of Hyper; and Ok Boomer | E1685
2/23/23 Sophia Amoruso on branding, raising a fund, portfolio construction & more | E1684
2/22/23 ANGEL: Upfront’s Mark Suster on the power of alignment, setting reality, and raising capital | E1683
2/21/23 Brain-computer interfaces and the future of neural engineering with Dr. Benjamin Rapoport | E1682
2/21/23 Meta's paid tier, Bing's chatbot gone wild, Stripe's $4B bill | E1681
2/17/23 US crypto crackdown with Vinny Lingham & Sunny Madra + OK Boomer | E1680
2/15/23 ANGEL: Insight's Deven Parekh on venture tourists, cleaning cap tables & winning investments | E1679
2/14/23 Bing dodges $100B bullet & IVP's Tom Loverro on the looming startup collapse | E1678
2/13/23 ChatGPT’s alter ego and moderating AI-generated content | E1677
2/11/23 ANGEL: Surviving a down market, early VC stories & more with four-cycle investor Geoff Yang | E1676
2/8/23 Airbnb Co-Founder Joe Gebbia on early “a-ha” moments, elite design + his new startup Samara | E1675
2/7/23 Google announces Bard, Adam Neumann’s business plan, Blue Collar tech’s moment | E1674
2/6/23 The AI arms race escalates: Google’s $300M bet, Neeva’s paid search engine + So Syncd CEO | E1673
2/3/23 Google, Amazon & Apple earnings + OK Boomer with Slush CEO | E1672
2/2/23 Meta’s massive comeback, FED’s latest hike, GPT-4 rumors + Spotify earnings with Lon Harris | E1671
2/2/23 ANGEL: FirstMark’s Rick Heitzmann on shaking off the bull run, “shock absorbers,” and more | E1670
2/1/23 Instagram co-founders team up for new startup + Magic Spoon’s Gabi Lewis | E1669
1/30/23 Anthropic seeking $5B valuation, OpenAI hires 1000 contractors, Mr. Beast’s latest video | E1668
1/27/23 MSG's facial recognition software, BuzzFeed's deal with Meta, The Creator Economy and more | E1667
1/27/23 Macro picture, Bitcoin’s bull/bear case, DCG controversy & more | E1666
1/25/23 ANGEL: Venrock’s Bryan Roberts on 25 years in VC, hitting wins early, avoiding bad habits | E1665
1/24/23 DOJ sues Google over ad practices, Ticketmaster takes the stand + LA26 founders | E1664
1/23/23 Employee reactions to Google layoffs, Microsoft & OpenAI codify deal + NVIDIA's new feature | E1663
1/20/23 $NFLX earnings, Reed Hastings steps down, Google's 6% RIF & Ok Boomer with Mike O'Brien | E1662
1/19/23 Quiet hiring, Semafor’s $10M SBF buyback + M3GAN and The Last of Us with Lon Harris | E1661
1/18/23 ANGEL: Brad Feld on investing through 3 economic cycles, CEO/investor dynamics, and more | E1660
1/17/23 Getty to sue Stability AI, $MSFT to incorporate OpenAI into Azure + new climate startups | E1659
1/16/23 Tim Cook’s $50M pay cut, CEO compensation packages &'s CEO Andrew Gazdecki | E1658
1/14/23 OpenAI’s endgame, DeepMind’s chatbot, United by Zero’s Lex Kiefhaber + OK Boomer | E1657
1/12/23 Jay Trades and SBF's Substack + Award season and Netflix's content strategy with Lon Harris | E1656
1/11/23 Slack’s troubles inside Salesforce, crypto trader gets jail time, DoNotPay’s robo-lawyer | E1655
1/10/23 Coinbase cuts 20%, Microsoft to invest $10B into OpenAI & Ascend Elements CEO Mike O’Kronley | E1654
1/10/23 "The weirdest economy ever," Noma shuts down, Jason demos ChatGPT's iOS app | E1653
1/6/23 Logan Paul & CryptoZoo’s alleged scam breakdown with Coffeezilla + Ok Boomer with Em Herrera | E1652
1/5/23 Bing to integrate ChatGPT, Microsoft’s first union + Flux Gourmet review with Lon Harris | E1651
1/4/23 Keith Rabois on 2023 macro outlook, startup valuations, founder advice, ChatGPT vs Google | E1650
1/3/23 SpaceX valued at $137B, Starlink's massive market, Shopify purges meetings | E1649
1/2/23 2023 Predictions! Startups, VC, tech, media, stocks, shutdowns, and more! | E1648
12/29/22 The 2022 TWiSTY Awards! | E1647
12/27/22 Direct listing rule change, Notion AI demo, NYE planning & more | E1646
12/25/22 Bonus episode! Tár review with Lon Harris
12/23/22 FTX & Alameda execs plead guilty, YouTube inks NFL Sunday Ticket deal + Tár review | E1645
12/21/22 Managing your cash reserves | Startup Finance Basics w/ Kruze's Scott Orn | E1644
12/21/22 The inside story of Iger's Disney return, Epic Games record-breaking fines + ClimateCamp CEO | E1643
12/20/22 Salesforce CEO questions WFH amid SaaS slowdown, OpenAI projects $1B revenue by 2024 & more | E1642
12/18/22 VCSS: Year in review + Valerie Shen of G2 Venture Partners | E1641
12/17/22 Financial info to include in your pitch deck | Startup Finance Basics w/ Kruze's Scott Orn | E1640
12/16/22 Interest rates, inflation and “getting fit” with Brad Gerstner | E1639
12/16/22 Jason interviews EatKind CEO Neetha Avalakki and ‘TWiST Mean Tweets’ with Lon Harris | E1638
12/15/22 Affirm addresses Molly & Jason + is TikTok getting banned, and Pearpop’s CEO Cole Mason | E1637
12/13/22 SBF gets arrested, The Block’s CEO gets a bag from FTX, + Walmart launches a BNPL service | E1636
12/13/22 Jason’s big night, the culture war in tech + Google Search vs ChatGPT and more | E1635
12/11/22 How to calculate "Bottom-up TAM" + Hubspot Co-Founder Brian Halligan on his new climate fund | E1634
12/9/22 Business of superhero films, James Gunn's DC reboot + OK Boomer w/Alex Banks | E1633
12/9/22 How to send effective investor updates | Startup Finance Basics w/ Kruze's Scott Orn | E1632
12/8/22 Crypto Roundtable: SBF updates, $GBTC's role, Saylor says $ETH is unregistered security | E1631
12/8/22 Ask Jason: investing in similar startups, pitch deck tips + MycoWorks Co-Founder Sophia Wang | E1630
12/7/22 Meta's ad targeting troubles, Ask Jason, Hive Social's data mishap & more | E1629
12/6/22 Slack CEO departs Salesforce, Circle cancels SPAC, SBF's links with media & regulators | E1628
12/4/22 Momentum investing in VC + Convective Capital’s Bill Clerico | E1627
12/2/22 OpenAI releases ChatGPT, a16z sunsets + OK Boomer with Jack Raines | E1626
12/2/22 Reacting to SBF's ill-advised media tour + Disney's new in-house AI-based de-aging tool | E1625
12/1/22 Generative AI's potential, Spotify Wrapped + AMP Robotics Founder Matanya Horowitz | E1624
11/30/22 Apple vs Twitter, app store duopoly, YouTube's efficiency, Snap goes back to the office | E1623
11/29/22 Managing Finances in a Recession: Startup Finance Basics w/ Kruze's Scott Orn | E1622
11/29/22 Pipe's Co-Founders step down, Apple's China-based iOS update, Black Friday's BNPL boost | E1621
11/27/22 How VCs size their bets + Ben Birnbaum of TeraWatt and Keyframe | E1620
11/23/22 Zoom earnings, SaaS burnout, Amazon's $10B Alexa loss + FTX contagion with Sunny Madra | E1619
11/21/22 EMERGENCY POD! Bob Iger returns as Disney CEO | E1618
11/20/22 VC investing in a downturn & protecting founders + smart vents with Flair's Dan Meyers | E1617
11/18/22 Managing a recession, housing market insights & more with Redfin's Glenn Kelman + OK Boomer | E1616
11/17/22 Breaking down the FTX book + film rights & Michael Lewis’s involvement with Lon Harris | E1615
11/17/22 Amazon launches "Amazon Clinic" + Calibrate CEO Isabelle Kenyon on metabolic health | E1614
11/16/22 Wild news week, Bird overstates revenue, Chinese startups look to rebrand + WLITF | E1613
11/15/22 Amazon to lay off 10K employees, FTX saga update, Shopify's reverse AR platform & more | E1612
11/13/22 Understanding Corporate VC + turning methane into bitcoin w/ Nodal's Daniel Sechrest | E1611
11/12/22 FTX bankruptcy, spiciest takes, future of crypto VC, new Amazon Prime drones + OK Boomer | E1610
11/11/22 FTX fallout: Sequoia's LP letter, SBF's crisis comms + Lon Harris on Andor, $DIS earnings | E1609
11/10/22 Meta cuts 11K employees, Binance/FTX fallout + Homeward CEO Dr. Jenny Schneider | E1608
11/8/22 EMERGENCY POD: FTX sells to Binance with Vinny Lingham and Sunny Madra | E1607
11/8/22 Meta's looming layoffs & path forward, Airbnb answers concerns & more | E1606
11/6/22 Understanding capital calls, one-off SAFEs + Transaera CTO Ross Bonner | E1605
11/4/22 Airbnb earnings breakdown + Gen Z becoming adults on the internet | E1604
11/4/22 Wave of tech layoffs, Robinhood earnings, what makes a great CEO & more | E1603
11/3/22 Uber Q3 earnings, macro picture + Brinc Drones CEO Blake Resnick | E1602
11/1/22 Steve Case on "The Rise of the Rest", America's economic resiliency & more | E1601
10/31/22 Self-driving shakeup: TuSimple CEO fired & Argo AI shuts down + Divvy Homes CEO Adena Hefets | E1600
10/30/22 Strategies for investing in an overheated market, understanding warrants + Nat Bullard | E1599
10/28/22 Meta's precarious situation, $AMZN earnings breakdown, James Gunn to run DC + OK Boomer | E1598
10/27/22 $META earnings instant reaction, Apple's NFT rules, SBF backlash & more | E1597
10/27/22 $MSFT, $GOOG, $SPOT earnings breakdowns + Coco CEO Zach Rash | E1596
10/26/22 Shutterstock partners with OpenAI, Apple's new smart lock partner, Mach 9 spaceplane & more | E1595
10/25/22 Brad Gerstner's open letter to Zuck, Meta's lack of efficiency, Divvy Homes hit piece | E1594
10/23/22 Venture Debt: should your startup take it on? + Mi Terro's Robert Luo | E1593
10/22/22 YouTube’s new roadmap, OpenAI & BeReal fundraising news, Snap’s 30% drop + OK Boomer | E1592
10/21/22 Tesla + Netflix Q3 earnings, Kevin Hart's VC fund, Twitter ideas, revamping the DCEU | E1591
10/20/22 Next Unicorns evaluation + Ask Jason | E1590
10/18/22 Stability AI's $1B+ valuation, why you should start or join a startup, Roblox jumps 20% | E1589
10/18/22 Ye agrees to acquire Parler, Xi Jinping on the state of China, deglobalization & more | E1588
10/16/22 The Wing shuts down, avoiding pitfalls of success + Tesseract Energy's Alan Chang | E1587
10/15/22 VCs hiring Twitter ghostwriters, Meta's XR plan, Netflix's ad tier & more | E1586
10/14/22 SEC investigates Bored Apes, AI-generated Steve Jobs/Joe Rogan interview & more | E1585
10/13/22 TikTok planning to build US fulfillment centers + Liquid Death CEO Mike Cessario | E1584
10/11/22 New worker classification test proposal, Getir in talks to acquire Gorillas & more | E1583
10/11/22 Amazon's transformation, Peloton's mistakes, VC market downturn & more with Ben Gilbert | E1582
10/9/22 Why VCs care about ownership percentage + Flowcarbon CEO Dana Gibber | E1581
10/8/22 US chip industry update, fixing education, Amazon allegations + OK Boomer | E1580
10/7/22 Ask Jason! + Streaming news with Lon Harris | E1579
10/5/22 Twitter ideas, Elizabeth Holmes trial update, universal USB-C + Ellevest's Sallie Krawcheck | E1578
10/4/22 Twitter deal updates, Poshmark acquired, Liquid Death's $700M valuation & more | E1577
10/3/22 Tesla AI Day, SEC charges Kim Kardashian for unlawfully promoting token, Section 230 & more | E1576
10/2/22 How VCs decide to sell a position + Future's Jean-Louis Warnholz | E1575
10/1/22 The virtuous cycle of tech startups, Mr. Beast turns down $1B offer + OK Boomer: Taylor Bell | E1574
9/29/22 Meta's text-to-video tool, Zuck's grand plan, Vision Fund to cut staff 30% + $WBD lawsuit | E1573
9/28/22 Apple allows in-app NFT purchases + Bitcoin's role during global macro headwinds | E1572
9/28/22 Cathie Wood's new VC fund, Bill Gurley's best insights, Girls Who Code on banned books list | E1571
9/26/22 British pound crashes, Do Kwon's red notice, NASA's DART mission, TikTok nears US deal | E1570
9/25/22 Evaluating founder ambition, tools vs platforms + USV's Albert Wenger: post-capital world | E1569
9/24/22 Shopify CEO Tobi Lütke on navigating a downturn, innovating in compensation & more | E1568
9/23/22 DAO breakdown with Orange DAO's Ben Huh + Amazon's $11B NFL deal with Lon Harris | E1567
9/21/22 Mojo CEO Vinit Bharara on building a stock market to bet on athletes | E1566
9/20/22 Nikola lawsuit updates, Rumble business breakdown + more SPAC updates | E1565
9/20/22 Monetizing BeReal, Bogus accounts by US Military, iPhone 14 camera bug, Twilio layoffs | E1564
9/18/22 How to deal with failing startups + Team Wildfire CEO Steve Wolf on "Hurricane-as-a-Service" | E1563
9/17/22 Paid newsletter pricing disruption, Instagram Reels underperforming + OK Boomer | E1562
9/16/22 Adobe acquires Figma for $20B, Patagonia founder donates profits + Streaming consolidation | E1561
9/15/22 Crypto news: Do Kwon arrest warrant, ETH merge, Orange DAO + The Blueprint Part 10 | E1560
9/14/22 Bob Iger joins VC firm as venture partner, Twitter whistleblower hearing, KKR tokenizes fund | E1559
9/13/22 Bolt cancels $1.5B Wyre deal, $ROKU adds TikTok-style feature, Deere's self-driving tractors | E1558
9/11/22 How VCs view founders with a side hustle + Bringing ESG to VC with Joe Blair | E1557
9/10/22 Muck Rack raises $180M, Elly Health Co-Founder Cecilia Anderson + OK Boomer | E1556
9/9/22 Kim Kardashian's new PE firm & impact on VC + how Amazon can turn a profit on Rings of Power | E1555
9/8/22 Instagram to shut down Shopping, reacting to Apple's event & more + The Blueprint Part 9 | E1554
9/7/22 Jason's DTC investment thesis, Jokr looking to raise $50M, liquidation preference breakdown, witness in Elizabeth Holmes trial goes rogue | ...
9/4/22 Raising a VC fund in public + Brilliant Planet's Raffael Jovine on the power of algae | E1552
9/2/22 Ask Jason + LAUNCH founder interviews + OK Boomer with Andrew Yeung | E1551
9/1/22 The Definitive History of VC with "Power Law" author Sebastian Mallaby | E1550
9/1/22 The Blueprint: finding & developing all-stars + Mark Gurman on Apple's AR plans | E1549
8/31/22 Twitter's failed OnlyFans-like product, OpenSea trading volume drops 99%, major FTC lawsuit | E1548
8/30/22 YC brings on Garry Tan as President, Apple's AR plans, Bored Apes at the VMAs | E1547
8/28/22 How VCs think about deploying reserves & follow-on funding + Quaise CEO Carlos Araque | E1546
8/26/22 Twitter adds podcasting, Founder Pete Oxenham + OK Boomer with Danny Miranda | E1545
8/26/22 $PTON & $SNOW earnings divergence + Streaming news with Lon Harris: HBO, MoviePass & more | E1544
8/25/22 Student loan debate, Zuck copies BeReal, Twitter whistleblower + Blueprint Part 7 | E1543
8/23/22 Crypto Roundtable: Shkreli's new web3 project, ETH merge, Gensler goes after DeFi protocols | E1542
8/23/22 FTX's leaked financials, $AMZN ramps up healthcare interest + Swayed Founder Arjun Shokeen | E1541
8/21/22 How VCs evaluate pre-launch startups + Mycocycle's Joanne Rodriguez | E1540
8/20/22 Ask Jason + LegalQ founder Zeb Anderson + OK Boomer with Jules Terpak | E1539
8/19/22 Apple's new feature & potential ads business + more HBO Max layoffs & chaos | E1538
8/18/22 Reaction to Adam Neumann's $350M raise, Boom Supersonic's new deal + The Blueprint Part 6 | E1537
8/17/22 Debating Apple's return to work & Jason's WFH playbook, $META partners with $DASH & more | E1536
8/16/22 Adam Neumann raises $350M from a16z for his new startup Flow, Bay Area housing hypocrisy | E1535
8/14/22 Self-destructive traits of VCs & founders + Air Protein CEO Dr. Lisa Dyson | E1534
8/13/22 Howard Lindzon reviews Jason's portfolio & breaks down public/private investing + OK Boomer | E1533
8/12/22 $DIS earnings, Disney vs Netflix & streaming strategies with Lon Harris + Ephemeral Tattoos | E1532
8/11/22 State of the crypto market, Tornado Cash blacklisted, $COIN Q2 + The Blueprint Part 5 | E1531
8/10/22 VC market overview, Vision Fund impact, Amazon's core businesses & more with Acquired | E1530
8/9/22 SoftBank's Vision Fund loses $21B+, DTC brands struggle + NutriSense CEO Alex Skryl | E1529
8/7/22 Why some VCs won't invest in first-time founders + $369B carve-out for climate/energy | E1528
8/6/22 $COIN partners with $BLK, $AMZN acquires iRobot for $1.7B, Jay Trading update + OK Boomer | E1527
8/5/22 $WBD shakeup, streaming earnings, Locket raises $12.5M, Lina Khan/FTC sues Meta | E1526
8/4/22 YC reduces S22 batch by 40%, $HOOD RIF, $MSTR CEO change, $ABNB earnings + Blueprint Part 4 | E1525
8/3/22 $UBER & $PINS Q2 earnings + customer-centric primary care with The Lanby's Chloe Harrouche | E1524
8/2/22 TikTok takes on Spotify, startup advice + US housing market w/ Redfin & Divvy Homes CEOs | E1523
7/31/22 How VC diligence works at different stages + Fion's Sudarshan Sridharan on wildfire tech | E1522
7/30/22 $AMZN & $AAPL earnings, $META investors losing faith, Jay Trading + OK Boomer with Nate O'Brien | E1521
7/28/22 Revolutionizing podcasting + standards vs. innovation with Anchor Co-Founder Mike Mignano | E1520
7/27/22 How to supercharge your network + $GOOG & $MSFT earnings & $SHOP layoffs with Deirdre Bosa | E1519
7/26/22 Solving prescription drug pricing in the US with Cost Plus Drugs & Capital RX CEOs | E1518
7/25/22 $NFLX stops sharing, $SNAP Q2 earnings, $COIN alleged insider trading with Alex Wilhelm | E1517
7/24/22 Telling founders "no," Board meeting etiquette (VC School), + Michael Luciani | E1516
7/23/22 Ben Narasin on raising a new VC fund in a down market, + Natalie Barbu of Rella | E1515
7/22/22 $AMZN acquiring One Medical, The Snyder Cut bot army, + maybe some Jay Trading | E1514
7/21/22 Jay Trading: $NFLX Q2 earnings, The Blueprint E2: when to quit your job, + more | E1513
7/20/22 Ask an Angel with Zach Coelius: practical advice for founders and investors in a downturn | E1512
7/19/22 Andy Jassy’s lobbying efforts, small US cities enticing remote workers, Phaidra Series A | E1511
7/17/22 Taking the leap on valuation, strategic retreats (VC School), + more | E1510
7/16/22 $AMZN considers dropping “Basics”, FCC Commissioner Carr on banning TikTok + more | E1509
7/15/22 Jay Trading, Stripe valuation cut, $NFLX ads, $PTON outsourcing, + more | E1508
7/14/22 The Blueprint E1: Branding yourself, + Jeffrey Pfeffer on the 7 Rules of Power | E1507
7/13/22 3AC liquidation chaos, Taibbi’s USDC deep dive, startup employee advice + more | E1506
7/12/22 Twitter deal called off, Uber leaks, + Apple Car setbacks | E1505
7/10/22 Molly’s first 6 months as an investor (VC School), + EV battery recycling | E1504
7/9/22 Frost Giant CEO Tim Morten on gaming business models, Esports & more | E1503
7/8/22 Balwani found guilty, Crypto crash updates, + Turkey’s rare earth discovery | E1502
7/7/22 Crypto Updates: Voyager files bankruptcy, Celsius pays debt, + Jason Q&A | E1501
7/6/22 "Minions" record-breaking viral strategy, TikTok algo, reframing semiconductors & energy | E1500
7/3/22 VC School: What's a venture scale business + Matt Duesterberg of OhmConnect | E1499
7/1/22 Crypto crash updates, Sequoia’s structure, $ZM product expansion, Starlink & more | E1498
7/1/22 FTX buys BlockFi for $25M, Sequoia raising $2.25B, AI Umpires for MLB, Substack layoffs | E1497
6/30/22 Downtown Josh Brown & Michael Batnick on Disney+, Peloton, Knicks, podcasting, markets, & more | E1496
6/28/22 SBF buys the crypto dip, hedge funds short Tether, VC funding down, flying nuclear cruise mockup | E1495
6/27/22 Digital surveillance risks post-Roe v. Wade ruling with Legal Voice’s Kim Clark + PE firm acquires Zendesk for $10.2B | E1494
6/26/22 How to co-invest with other firms (VC School) + Electric Sea Gliders: REGENT Co-Founder Billy Thalheimer | E1493
6/25/22 Praying For Exits on Markets, Crypto, Startup Valuations + Anisha Sunkerneni of Cyphr VC | E1492
6/23/22 Obi-Wan finale + Healthcare’s hidden money pit with Capital RX CEO AJ Loiacono | E1491
6/22/22 TikTok data security, the Chinese surveillance state, Amazon running out of warehouse workers | E1490
6/21/22 NFT NYC, Solend takeover, Why Non-Finance use cases are the key to Crypto, Magic Eden & more with Vinny Lingham | E1489
6/19/22 When to take a meeting (VC School) + Fungi Flour: Hyfé Foods Founder Michelle Ruiz (Climate) | E1488
6/18/22 Kraken CEO Jesse Powell responds to NYT hit piece and breaks down the state of crypto + Alexander Olesen CEO of Babylon Micro-Farms | E1487
6/16/22 Apple & Disney’s sports streaming strategy, Facebook’s plan to be TikTok, Obi-Wan, Star Trek | E1486
6/15/22 YouTube shorts vs. TikTok, Crypto contagion, Twitch ad changes, China found aliens? | E1485
6/14/22 Coinbase lays off ~18%, EU crypto regulation, $NFLX & $ROKU ad-tech talks, Hallow prayer app, Prey laptop security | E1484
6/14/22 Crypto drops ~$200B, Celsius freezes, Binance’s BTC pause, Google AI sentience, Magic Spoon: DTC isn’t dead | E1483
6/12/22 How to value startups (VC School) + Creating Diamonds from Air with Aether’s Ryan Shearman (Climate) | E1482
6/10/22 Disney’s ambitious streaming goals with Lon Harris + Dressd Founder Capri Wheaton | E1481
6/9/22 Twitter bots & Apple BNPL with Deirdre Bosa + Prediction markets with Kalshi CEO Tarek Mansour | E1480
6/9/22 Amazon’s Dave Clark joins Flexport, Bird layoffs, Twitter’s bring-your-own algo, Multiverse, Ken Griffin gets into crypto | E1479
6/7/22 Why BuzzFeed fell 40%, EU mandates USB-C, Lab-grown ear transplants, Tom Brady’s Series B | E1478
6/7/22 Apple’s new releases, Twitter bots, Didi returns, Bad actors on Binance + Michael Shellenberger’s vision for California | E1477
6/5/22 Markups & markdowns (VC School) + Coral Regeneration with Coral Vita Co-founder Sam Teicher (Climate) | E1476
6/4/22 Coinbase & Loom rescind job offers (strategies for managers & workers during a downturn) + OK Boomer: Mehak Vohra of Skillbank | E1475
6/2/22 Sheryl Sandberg leaves Meta + This Week in Streaming with Lon Harris: Obi-Wan Kenobi | E1474
6/2/22 ESG fraud, Stripe & Reddit markdowns, Remote productivity + DroneUp Founder Tom Walker | E1473
6/1/22 NYT’s Glossier hit piece, VC winters, Activist CEOs and Podcast live events with Acquired’s David Rosenthal | E1472
5/27/22 Bolt layoffs, DroneUp, Lunar Outpost, $4.5B crypto fund, Ape theft + Diagram’s Jordan Singer | E1471
5/27/22 The cost of CEOs ignoring mental health with Bonobos Founder Andy Dunn | E1470
5/26/22 Solving our biggest problems, Cerebral’s fast & loose telehealth prescriptions, Jack leaves Twitter Board | E1469
5/24/22 Snap drops 40%, Layoffs at Gorillas & Klarna, Adam Neumann's new startup, Coinbase using Principles | E1468
5/23/22 All-In Summit recap, Argo debuts AV test cars in Miami/ATX, $AMZN to sublease 10M+ square feet | E1467
5/22/22 Proof of Impact CEO Fleur Heyns on meaningful metrics for measuring environmental impact (This Week in Climate Startups) | E1466
5/21/22 Privateer Space CEO Alex Fielding: cleaning up space junk with Steve Wozniak + Behind the scenes of working for Jason | E1465
5/19/22 Fixing a broken system - Mahmee CEO Melissa Hanna on patient-centric maternal care | E1464
5/18/22 Accelerating leadership - Chief Co-Founder & CEO Carolyn Childers on raising $100M Series B, building a women's executive network and more |...
5/17/22 Bitcoin payments on the Lightning Network with Strike's Jack Mallers | E1462
5/16/22 SaaS multiple compression, downturn outlook & advice for new VCs with Jason Lemkin of SaaStr | E1461
5/15/22 Women in venture capital + CEO Anukampa Freedom Gupta-Fonner (Climate) | E1460
5/14/22 SBF buys 7.6% $HOOD stake, SoftBank’s $13B loss, Twitter exec layoffs & deal update + Nicole Ruiz from Compound VC | E1459
5/13/22 Sundar Pichai, tech crash, crypto, journalism and more with CNBC's Deirdre Bosa | E1458
5/11/22 Airbnb's category search, Coinbase's new disclosure + Facebook exits podcasting with Ashley Carman | E1457
5/11/22 Terra UST stablecoin unpegged with Bennett Tomlin + High growth tech’s runway: $COIN, $SQ, $ZM, $TWLO, $SHOP & $PTON | E1456
5/10/22 Dara sets the tone for Uber's next push, Jason's market prediction, Apple's ML director departs, Internet affordability & more | E1455
5/8/22 Side investing (VC School) + Stripe's Nan Ransohoff: Frontier carbon removal | 1454
5/7/22 Twitter's new Birdwatch moderation/annotation feature + OK Boomer: Flapjack's Patrick McDonnell | E1453
5/6/22 Stripe launches Plaid competitor, Cameo layoffs, Elon raises $7B + Streaming news with Lon Harris | E1452
5/5/22 Live Show Preview: Wednesday May 4
5/5/22 Tech reactions to Roe vs. Wade leak + $UBER, $LYFT and $ABNB earnings | E1451
5/3/22 Meta's VR plans with The Information's Sylvia Varnham O'Regan + SEC strengthens its crypto enforcement team | E1450
5/3/22 Bolt's struggles with The Information's Malique Morris + How Yuga Labs' mint sent Ethereum Gas 120X + Gravity Sketch | E1449
5/1/22 How to manage competing portfolio companies (VC School) + Energy Impact Partners' Shayle Kann (Climate) | E1448
4/30/22 $AMZN & $AAPL earnings, Snap's drone, China softens on tech, AirBnB goes nomad + Landon from Inside | E1447
4/29/22 WeCrashed & Severance finales w/ Lon Harris + Twitter follower changes w/ The Verge's Corin Faife | E1446
4/28/22 Archegos founder arrested, Bolt sued by Authentic Brands, $GOOG & $MSFT earnings, Apple sells repair parts, EV Corvette | E1445
4/26/22 Jack's Twitter take & employee reactions, Medical NFTs, Hopin's $200M founder secondary sale | E1444
4/26/22 Twitter accepts Elon's buyout offer, EU's new algo rule, Pipedream Labs: Hyperloop for package delivery | E1443
4/24/22 VC School: Deal Memos + Sphere CEO Alex Wright-Gladstein (Climate) | E1442
4/23/22 Twitter funding secured, Boring Co. raises $675M, Amazon's $1B VC fund, Ackman's $400M loss + The Lunar Society: Dwarkesh Patel | E1441
4/22/22 TSLA earnings + Streaming: WeCrashed & Severance review, CNN+ demise, Netflix’s future | 1440
4/21/22 Netflix earnings breakdown, Kushner’s $3B pitch deck, CNN+ on pause, Grubhub for sale | E1439
4/19/22 Jack's candid Twitter takes, FB invests in African internet, Regent's electric Seaglider, layoffs | E1438
4/19/22 Q1 venture capital review, Twitter breaks, BeReal's new take on social & more | E1437
4/15/22 Twitter's takeover defense, Meta's AR project with The Verge's Alex Heath + Wordcab's Aleks Smechov + OK Boomer: Rachel Cantor | E1436
4/14/22 Elon offers to take $TWTR private at $43B + Autonomous car drives away from police | E1435
4/13/22 Meta's 47.5% take rate + Worldcoin CEO Alex Blania: onboarding the globe to crypto | E1434
4/13/22 Shopify Board proposes share restructuring + The Atlantic's Derek Thompson, Why American Teens Are So Sad | E1433
4/12/22 Elon no longer joining $TWTR board, Breslow's Instacart case-study, NYT tells reporters to reduce time on Twitter | E1432
4/10/22 Investing in down rounds (VC School) + The Lightsmith Group Co-Founder Jay Koh (Climate) | E1431
4/9/22 BONUS - Jason on This Week in Startups Australia
4/8/22 Macro insights with Rose Technology CEO Alex Campbell + TCG Crypto's Gaby Goldberg | E1430
4/8/22 Portfolio construction, Sequoia's transition & Fast with Acquired.FM + The Dropout: This Week in Streaming with Lon Harris | E1429
4/6/22 Uber travel, OpenAI illustrator, Edit button, CNN+ review + Dune Analytics CEO Fredrik Haga | E1428
4/6/22 FB vs. Apple on AR and Ads, Twitter's Future, Conflict, Crypto Regulation with Antonio Garcia Martinez & Zach Coelius | E1427
4/5/22 Elon buys ~9% stake in Twitter + Freestyle Capital's Dave Samuel | E1426
4/3/22 Inbound vs. outbound deal flow (VC School) + Jason Jacobs of My Climate Journey | E1425
4/1/22 GoPuff & Fast trimming staff + Bradley Tusk on tech regulation + Glimpse Co-founder Akash Raju | E1424
3/31/22 NFT exclusive restaurant: FlyFish Club CEO David Rodolitz + Reviewing We Crashed & The Dropout with Lon Harris | E1423
3/30/22 Facebook funding anti-TikTok lobbyists with Taylor Lorenz + SEC SPAC crackdown, Fast vs. Bolt | E1422
3/30/22 $625M Axie Infinity Ronin Bridge hack, $TWLO insider trading, Subject's learning platform, $HOOD extends trading hours | E1421
3/29/22 Oscars recap, FTX investors don't hold board seats, Apple working on hardware subscriptions | E1420
3/27/22 Understanding non-dilutive fundraising options + Continuum Ag Founder Mitchell Hora | E1419
3/26/22 Teenage hacking phenom allegedly caught, Molly's Hall of Fame induction & OK Boomer | E1418
3/25/22 Streaming news! Breaking down WeCrashed E1-3 & The Dropout E5 with Lon Harris | E1417
3/24/22 Katie Haun's $1.5B web3 fund, Yuga Labs worth $4B, Apple's BNPL play + ChroniFI's Ben Miller | E1416
3/23/22 How Apple can win podcasting, Bezos' leadership, MBAs raising search funds & FDNY robodogs | E1415
3/22/22 Sequoia debuts Arc, SEC considering climate disclosures, Disney CEO fallout & more | E1414
3/20/22 Super Pro Rata (VC Sunday School) + ClimateCheck Founder Cal Inman (Climate) | E1413
3/20/22 NEWS: $BABA & $TCEHY layoffs, Google's AR purchase, $APE coin; OK Boomer: Smirk | E1412
3/18/22 Reacting to Super Pumped (Uber) & The Dropout (Theranos) with Lon Harris +OneShop CEO Nick McHenry | E1411
3/17/22 Spotify x Barcelona, ex-Disney CEO joins Genies, AMC gold mine + D.A. Wallach: music and bio-investing | Angel S6 E10 | E1410
3/16/22 Ex-FB Diem team builds Aptos blockchain, Metamask parent ConsenSys raises $450M, Mojo's athlete betting market, Zero Grocery shutdown | E140...
3/15/22 Blue Origin picks Pete, NYT launches Telegram channel, Clearview AI in Ukraine, Semiconductor pains | E1408
3/13/22 How Big Funds Change the Startup Ecosystem (VC Sunday School) + Climate: Include Ventures' Taj Ahmad Eldridge | E1407
3/12/22 $RIVN, Biden on TikTok & Crypto, $PTON + Countdown Capital’s Jai Malik + Josh from Party Round | E1406
3/10/22, Lessons from Bain Crypto launch + Redfin Founder & CEO Glenn Kelman | E1405
3/9/22 Apple's new Mac + Cruise CEO Kyle Vogt, driverless service in SF, the Origin (zero-emission shared vehicle) | E1404
3/9/22 Doug Leone of Sequoia Capital: global growth, partnering with legendary companies and the evergreen fund | E1403
3/8/22 Alumni Ventures charged by SEC + What Germany got wrong about nuclear power with Mark Nelson | E1402
3/6/22 How much money is too much? (VC Sunday School) + Climate: Andrew Beebe of Obvious Ventures | E1401
3/4/22 Google ends WFH, $SNOW earnings + Stillmark's Alyse Killeen Angel S6 E7 + Pallet CEO Kai Han | E1400
3/3/22 Cana CEO Matt Mahar on launching a "Replicator for beverages," turning a product into a platform, working with The Production Board and more...
3/3/22 Apple pauses RU sales, Ford splits-off EVs + How Facebook killed Joe Speiser's $100M business | E1398
3/2/22 Tech takes action against Russia, Backbone's mobile gaming device + Joel Greenblatt from Gotham Capital | E1397
3/1/22 Web 3 is Going Great with Molly White | E1396
2/27/22 What investors mean when they are "waiting for a lead" (VC Sunday School) + Seth Bannon of 50 Years | E1395
2/26/22 DHH on Basecamp's painful evolution, Bitcoin, Revitalizing internet discourse + Lumanu CEO Tony Tran | E1394
2/25/22 Critical cyber attacks of the last decade + How Jason Calacanis grew the Launch Fund: Angel S6 E7 | E1393
2/24/22 Kanye's genius business model, Platform dependency risks, Pipe enters the movie biz + AirPals' Joshe Ordonez | E1392
2/23/22 Coinbase's mutable messaging, Revitalizing Peloton and High-growth companies poised for a comeback | E1391
2/19/22 From PM to GP: Roach Capital's Fahd Ananta | Angel S6 E6 + OK Boomer: Dive Chat | E1390
2/18/22 Spotify's ad-tech acquisitions to take on YouTube with The Verge's Ashley Carman + Founder University Pitches | E1389
2/17/22 Keith Rabois of Founders Fund + AirBnB's earnings & evolving customer base, SF BOE recall | E1388
2/16/22 Do startup employee stock options need an overhaul? Softbank's failed Arm sale + Growth University's Craig Zingerline | E1387
2/15/22 Crypto's Super Bowl blitz, Joby's asian air-taxi partnerships, Affirm's earnings & BNPL growing pains | E1386
2/13/22 VC Sunday School: first-tier investor behavior + Climate: Dangerous Ventures' Mike Lin | E1385
2/11/22 Rapid Disney+ growth, Predicting preference with Qloo's Alex Elias, OK Boomer: Zehra Naqvi's Z-list | E1384
2/11/22 Peloton's new CEO + Cake Ventures' Monique Woodard Angel S6 E5 | E1383
2/10/22 $3.6B crypto hack recovered + Segment co-founder Peter Reinhardt's next bet: Charm Industrial | E1382
2/9/22 Peter Thiel departs FB board, John Foley steps down at Peloton, Should Amazon spin off AWS? + Startup of the Day: Island | E1381
2/8/22 Spotify's saga continues, $FB warns of EU exit, GoFundMe's protest refund, Peloton's suitors | E1380
2/6/22 John Doerr of Kleiner Perkins with Ryan Panchadsaram + VC Sunday School: cap table management | E1379
2/4/22 NYC delivery wars, Cruise gives driverless rides in SF + Gopuff Co-CEO Rafael Ilishayev | E1378
2/4/22 Full $FB earnings breakdown, NFT company violates music IP + Behind Genius' Paige Finn: Angel S6 E4 | E1377
2/3/22 All-In’s hijacked feed, Google’s earnings breakdown, Jason’s legendary iPad troll | E1376
2/2/22 Playstation's $3.2B Bungie acquisition, Metafy gaming tutoring, Shopify CEO joins Coinbase Board of Directors | E1375
2/1/22 Breaking down Ryan Breslow's YC critique + Spotify's solution & Joe Rogan's response | E1374
1/30/22 VC Sunday School: startup investing in a down market + Emily Kirsch of Powerhouse Ventures | E1373
1/29/22 Packy McCormick’s Not Boring parlay: Angel S6 E3 + Producer Rachel visits Miami Hack Week | E1372
1/28/22 $TSLA earnings breakdown & 2022 IPOs to watch with TechCrunch's Alex Wilhelm | E1371
1/27/22 MSFT adds $10B, Stripe mafia memes, Spotify: platform or publisher, Scratchpad case-study | E1370
1/26/22 TikTok vs. YouTube, Bolt CEO calls Stripe & YC "Mob Bosses," Culdesac, Anduril wins $1B contract | E1369
1/25/22 Comparing 2022 to the Dot-Com bubble + Activist investor challenges Peloton leadership | E1368
1/23/22 Sunday VC School: how investors work together + Prime Movers Lab's Ramez Naam | E1367
1/23/22 Apple AR headset scoops with Mark Gurman + Campbell Baron: Gen Z startup content creator | E1366
1/21/22 Google AR, Peloton pullback + David Friedberg: Cana, the first molecular beverage printer | E1365
1/20/22 FTC antitrust revision, 5G rollout pause + David Rosenthal's $2.8M fund: Angel S6 E2 | E1364
1/19/22 Full breakdown of Microsoft acquiring Activision-Blizzard for ~$70B+ | E1363
1/18/22 Snowflake CEO Frank Slootman: victory through taking ownership, increasing velocity & cultivating talent | E1362
1/14/22 Oath Keepers indicted from Signal messages, U.S. House subpoenas tech platforms + Alex Masmej: selling a personal token | E1361
1/13/22 1M fewer college students: is it a problem? + Ask an Angel with Zach Coelius | E1360
1/13/22 $140B streaming wars 2022 budget, Warren's bad "Big Grocery" take + Mac Conwell: Angel S6 E1 | E1359
1/11/22 Y Combinator's New Deal, Turo S-1 + Deep Sentinel CEO Dave Selinger: Human-in-the-loop security cameras | E1358
1/11/22 Tech pullback, SEC considers tightening startup investing regulations, Apple XR headset leaks | E1357
1/9/22 Sunday VC School: valuation vs. traction matrix + Climate: New Energy Nexus CEO Danny Kennedy | E1356
1/7/22 Kazakh Bitcoin mining outage, Synthetic actors, Memes + Ben Awad: Gen Z Programming Mentor | E1355
1/7/22 GETTR & social media moderation, NYT to acquire The Athletic + Axie Infinity's Jeff Zirlin on NFT gaming | E1354
1/6/22 OpenSea raises $300M, VW & Toyota commit $170B to EVs, China's strangled tech sector, New media | E1353
1/5/22 Elizabeth Holmes is guilty, Amazon wins over socialists, Biden sanctions China | E1352
1/4/22 How JOKR lost $159 per order, rising startup valuations, OpenSea freezes stolen NFTs, Web 2 CEOs troll Web 3 | E1351
12/27/21 The 2021 TWISTY Awards: best guest, most awkward moment, best chemistry & more! | E1350
12/22/21 Web3 wars & Rivian Q3 earnings with our new co-host Molly Wood! | E1349
12/17/21 Praying For Exits: the satirist of venture capital | E1348
12/17/21 Melania Trump’s NFT, Reddit to go public + Twitter’s Tony Haile: news & product evolution | E1347
12/16/21 mRNA cancer treatment, Google’s vax policy, CEO “taking time off” + Founder roundtable: PaidBack, Wearwell, SupporTrends | E1346
12/15/21 What Elizabeth Holmes’s prosecution missed, Nike buys NFT studio, Tether, the power of equity, ISS tourism | E1345
12/14/21 Is Peloton undervalued? + Rad Power Bikes CEO Mike Radenbaugh + Succession recap, All-in | E1344
12/10/21 Guess the fake startup + Founders of Jenni.AI, Wearloom, Track, Llama Life + How to hire Gen Z | E1343
12/10/21 Armstrong & Tether skip crypto hearings, Adele’s NFT resale solution + Startup Checklist E10 | E1342
12/9/21 Art Basel recap (Beeple, JUUL, Cathie Wood) + reacting to’s leaked layoffs clip | E1341
12/7/21 What is a Vibe Capitalist? Bedrock’s Geoff Lewis on investing, crypto, city-states, defense & AI | E1340
12/6/21 Crypto accounting for startups | Finance Basics with Kruze Consulting’s Scott Orn | E1339
12/3/21 Square becomes Block, Spotify Wrapped’s genius, $GRAB debut + Founders of Fathom, Deft & Krepling | E1338
12/2/21 Podcasting, crypto and favorite finds with Acquired’s Ben Gilbert & David Rosenthal | E1337
12/1/21 Twitter bans sharing “private media” + Startup Checklist: How to raise capital | E1336
11/30/21 Twitter’s new CEO, Mr. Beast’s record-breaking Squid Game + Haus’ Helena Price Hambrecht | E1335
11/29/21 End of year startup accounting checklist | Finance Basics with Kruze Consulting’s Scott Orn | E1334
11/24/21 Zoom’s revenue tops $1B, valuation falls + Startup Checklist: how to prepare for fundraising | E1333
11/24/21 Turner Novak: Turning memes into a $10M VC fund | E1332
11/23/21 Nikola Motors update, El Salvador launches $1B bond to build “Bitcoin City” on a volcano | E1331
11/19/21 A DAO bids $40M on the Constitution, Startup Checklist: Operational best practices, Gen Z VCs | E1330
11/19/21 Tarantino sued over NFTs + Twitch Co-Founder Justin Kan: YouTube, Entrepreneurship, Investing | E1329
11/18/21 Why Sam Lessin is using the VC model to invest in individuals + Jason funds a startup on air | E1328
11/17/21 Ohio sues FB + Bradley Tusk “The Fixer,” Uber, startups navigating politics, mobile voting | E1327
11/15/21 How to hire anywhere in the world (legally) | Finance Basics with Kruze Consulting’s Scott Orn | E1326
11/13/21 The greatest CNBC hit of all time, YouTube hides dislikes + Ready Games CEO David Bennahum | E1325
11/11/21 Breaking down Rivian’s IPO & $100B valuation + DAO deep dive with OpenLaw’s Aaron Wright | E1324
11/11/21 Coinbase Q3 earnings breakdown + Startup Checklist: Crafting a brand & knowing your market | E1323
11/9/21 $RBLX earnings, Jetson ONE personal aircraft + Oculus game dev Ryan Engle, creator of Pro Putt | E1322
11/8/21 How to simplify diligence & avoid fraud | Finance Basics with Kruze Consulting’s Scott Orn | E1321
11/5/21 Tech Earnings: $UBER, $ABNB, $PTON + OK Boomer: Gen Z joins the workforce | E1320
11/4/21 Building a Great Team: Startup Checklist E5 | E1319
11/3/21 Zillow falls after iBuying collapse, Biden Admin’s stablecoin report + LeadIQ’s Mei Siauw | E1318
11/2/21 Bytedance bans 996 + Multicoin Capital’s Kyle Samani: The 100x fund | E1317
11/1/21 Apple privacy updates cost social media giants $10B + BetterBrand’s Aimee Yang | E1316
10/29/21 Facebook’s new name + DuckDuckGo CEO Gabriel Weinberg: the privacy search engine | E1315
10/28/21 Media employees battling “back to work” orders + Startup Checklist E4: Building a Great Product | E1314
10/27/21 Sequoia’s new structure, $HOOD and $TWTR earnings + Bolt’s Ryan Breslow: 4-day work week | E1313
10/26/21 Facebook’s Q3 earnings breakdown: revenue, user growth, rumored rebrand + Italic’s Jeremy Cai | E1312
10/25/21 Growth & Retention: Why Subscription is the Holy Grail | Customer Basics with Salesforce’s Tiffani Bova | E1311
10/22/21 Trump SPAC, WeWork SPAC, GitLab IPO w/ Eric Newcomer + Quick Commerce w/Matt Newberg | E1310
10/21/21 Inflation warnings and hedge strategy, Bitcoin ETF, Hindenburg’s Tether bounty + Startup Checklist E3 | E1309
10/20/21 Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson: the next $60B, Engage, Segment acquisition & more + Who actually uses Oculus? | E1308
10/19/21 Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire on USDC, Tether & more + Jason reacts to Apple’s new M1 chips & MacBooks | E1307
10/18/21 How to manage customer relationships | Customer Basics with Salesforce’s Tiffani Bova | E1306
10/15/21 Coinbase chases NFT billions + Peter Thiel “The Contrarian” with author Max Chafkin | E1305
10/14/21 Is Netflix over cancel culture? + Startup Checklist: Choosing a Business Model | E1304
10/13/21 US inherits China’s Bitcoin Mining Dynasty + Jacob Helberg on the “New Cold War” with China | E1303
10/12/21 Solana Founder Anatoly Yakovenko on scaling the blockchain to warp speed | E1302
10/11/21 How to understand customer engagement | Customer Basics with Salesforce’s Tiffani Bova | E1301
10/8/21 Tether’s hidden billions with Bloomberg’s Zeke Faux + Startup Checklist E1 | E1300
10/7/21 Fantasy startup investing NFTs + former Tesla CTO JB Straubel’s Redwood Materials | E1299
10/6/21 FB Whistleblower’s Senate testimony + Scorpion Capital shorts Ginkgo Bioworks, claims fraud | E1298
10/5/21 How to create great customer experience | Customer Basics with Salesforce’s Tiffani Bova | E1297
10/4/21 Facebook’s whistleblower reveal & major outage + reacting to OZY media CEO on Today Show | E1296
10/1/21 Coinbase CEO reflects on “mission” manifesto + Kettle’s Nat Manning on fire insurance | E1295
9/30/21 Amazon’s AI driver supervisors, OZY media fallout, rising FEMA flood insurance, OpenScouting | E1294
9/29/21 Google’s game-changing ad policy + Michael Dell on “Play Nice But Win,” stories from building a computing giant | E1293
9/28/21 OZY Media’s deception, VC retirement, Clubhouse’s monetization problem with The Verge’s Ashley Carman & more | E1292
9/27/21 Facebook puts Instagram Kids on pause, Bevy’s high-profile firing + Squarespace’s Anthony Casalena | E1291
9/24/21 News! China bans crypto transactions (again), Zillow & iBuyers impacting Real Estate + Ask Jason | E1290
9/24/21 News! EU Mandates USB-C, Facebook Files, China RE, Apple leaks, Stonkfluencers, SaaS Pod | E1289
9/22/21 Apple Maps 3-D update, SEC Chair tips off coming crypto regulation + Pacaso’s Austin Allison | E1288
9/21/21 Apple launches iCloud Private Relay + Framework’s Nirav Patel on customizable laptops | E1287
9/20/21 ByteDance limits daily app time for kids in China + Next Unicorns: Orbital Insight’s Kevin O’Brien | E1286
9/18/21 Head of Instagram comments on teen impact, Jay-Z’s NFT lawsuit + Sourcegraph’s Quinn Slack | E1285
9/17/21 Rapid Fire News: App Annie fraud, Instagram’s negative impact, Discord valued at $15B & more | E1284
9/15/21 OpenSea admits employee was front-running featured NFTs + Goldbelly CEO Joe Ariel on food e-commerce | E1283
9/14/21 “Amazon Unbound” author Brad Stone on the mind of Bezos, the future of Amazon & more | E1282
9/10/21 Growth stocks, Inflation impacts, SPACs & more with Beth Kindig & Knox Ridley from I/O Fund | E1281
9/10/21 News! Fireproof homes, Amazon’s college plan, Facebook copies Snap, Notion Acquires & more | E1280
9/9/21 Coinbase battles SEC over Lend + How DeFi interest rates work with Genesis’ Matt Ballensweig | E1279
9/7/21 BAYC at Sotheby’s, Loot, Tether Canada ban + 8VC’s Joe Lonsdale: Palantir, China, Cicero | E1278
9/3/21 Adrian Grenier: launching a new fund + FounderU: balancing product vision & customer feedback | E1277
9/2/21 Next Unicorns: Miso Robotics’ Mike Bell, $3 an hour fry cooks + MorningBrew’s Dan Toomey on TikTok | E1276
9/1/21 Bored Ape Madness with The Infatuation’s Andrew Steinthal + Breaking into VC with Nicole DeTommaso | E1275
8/31/21 Elizabeth Holmes Theranos fraud trial kickoff + Blokable’s Aaron Holm: how to scale housing | E1274
8/27/21 CCP closes foreign IPO loophole + Audius’ Roneil Rumburg: decentralized project crash course | E1273
8/26/21 HeadSpin accused of $80M fraud, housing startup irks NIMBYs + Not Boring’s Packy McCormick | E1272
8/25/21 Rapid Fire News: OnlyFans reverses course, Circle to clean up USDC reserves, Warby Parker S-1 | E1271
8/24/21 Rapid Fire News: Facebook “cleans up their house,” Tyga takes on OnlyFans, Jack Ma vs. CCP | E1270
8/20/21 Rapid fire news: OnlyFans bans sexual conduct + Boston Dynamics, Disney & Tesla bet big on robots | E1269
8/19/21 Robinhood earnings breakdown, Amazon launching department stores + Mark Suster deep dives VC | E1268
8/18/21 Noodlegate, the end of cancel culture? + Next Unicorns: OpenGov CEO Zac Bookman | E1267
8/17/21 Casey Newton’s Superhuman misfire, Apple’s backdoor, 5G crypto network, WhatsApp’s Taliban problem | E1266
8/13/21 Next Unicorns: Splice CEO Steve Martocci, building the Github for music | E1265
8/12/21 How to secure follow-on investment for your startup (FounderU) + Ask an Angel with Zach Coelius | E1264
8/11/21 How to come up with a startup idea (FounderU) + Ask an Angel with Zach Coelius | E1263
8/10/21 Nick Kokonas of Tock & Alinea, flipping the low-margin restaurant model | E1262
8/6/21 Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman on the current state and future of the US housing market | E1261
8/5/21 Bootstrapping vs. taking Venture Capital (FounderU) + Ask An Angel with Zach Coelius | E1260
8/4/21 How to a Grow Consumer SaaS App to 225K Paying Customers – Next Unicorns: Fitbod CEO Allen Chen | E1259
8/3/21 Creating a new venture fund: formation, follow-on strategies & more with Acquired | E1258
7/30/21 News! Robinhood/Duolingo IPOs, Big Tech earnings, China & more with TechCrunch’s Alex Wilhelm | E1257
7/29/21 Nikola’s Trevor Milton indicted for fraud, Robinhood IPO + GRIN CEO Brandon Brown | E1256
7/28/21 Youtube vs. Netflix, Google’s $230B run rate + Next Unicorns: OpenSea’s Devin Finzer on NFTs | E1255
7/27/21 Rapid Fire News: China’s techlash continues, Tesla’s incredible Q2 earnings, Tether holders move to USDC & more | E1254
7/27/21 Emergency Pod! Tether executives facing DOJ bank fraud probe (via Bloomberg) | E1253
7/23/21 Dfinity’s ICP crypto complaint, Snap/Twitter earnings, China’s e-learning crackdown & more | E1252
7/22/21 China punishes Didi, Twitter’s new feature, UAE makes it rain + Do Kwon of Terraform Labs | E1251
7/21/21 Reacting to Tether’s CNBC interview, Netflix earnings + Vincent’s Slava Rubin on alt assets | E1250
7/21/21 Bezos goes to space, Robinhood IPO, USDC attestation + Flock Safety’s Garrett Langley | E1249
7/16/21 Rapid Fire News: AI voices after death, DOJ investigates Lordstown Motors, COVID adaptation | E1248
7/16/21 Rapid Fire News: FB’s right-wing algo, Tether update, giving Cuba internet, Powell on stable coins & more | E1247
7/15/21 The Next Unicorns: Adena Hefets CEO of Divvy Homes, forging a new path to home ownership | E1246
7/14/21 Education’s war on excellence, AWS atrophy, France fines Google + AppHarvest’s Josh Lessing | E1245
7/13/21 China cracks down on US IPOs, winning founder qualities, Ask Jason: accelerators, investing | E1244
7/9/21 Biden targets big corporations + Tether Investigation with Bitfinex’ed | E1243
7/8/21 Nextdoor SPAC breakdown, Pelosi trading options + Morning Brew’s Alex Lieberman | E1242
7/6/21 Barclays blocks Binance, China pauses Didi downloads + Steezy CEO Evan Zhou | E1241
7/2/21 Emergency Pod! Robinhood files to go public: S-1 breakdown | E1240
7/1/21 How to nail Monthly Investor Updates (FounderU) + Ginkgo Bioworks CEO Jason Kelly | E1239
6/29/21 Sam Altman’s “Worldcoin,” Facebook hits $1T + Alchemy’s Nikil Viswanathan on “AWS for Blockchain” | E1238
6/25/21 News! Peter Thiel’s $5B Roth IRA, Black creators strike on TikTok, BuzzFeed SPAC, Microsoft goes anti-Apple PLUS Ask Jason | E1237
6/24/21 The power of the SOD/EOD plus Bill Maris on early Google stories, origins of GV, bioterrorism & more | E1236
6/22/21 China moves crypto mining to US + Overtime’s Dan Porter on GenZ basketball league & network | E1235
6/18/21 What startups need to succeed | Scaling Your Startup S2 E10 with Intercom’s Des Traynor | E1234
6/16/21 GameStop poaches Amazon execs, Streaming stalls + Genies CEO Akash Nigam on Avatars & NFTs | E1233
6/15/21 Tether: Crypto’s Black Swan? Plus Alternative Asset Roundtable featuring the founders of Masterworks, Fundrise & Rally Rd | E1232
6/11/21 Zymergen CEO Josh Hoffman on Biofacturing PLUS Founder U Startup Math | E1231
6/11/21 News! The cult of Bitcoin maximalists, Bezos is going to space, & Facebook’s smartwatch | E1230
6/9/21 Customer Success | Scaling Your Startup S2E9 with Statusphere’s Kristen Wiley & Techmate’s Nicole Beals | E1229
6/8/21 Aurora CEO Chris Urmson on building the roadmap to fully autonomous vehicles | E1228
6/8/21 Apple’s WFH blowback, navigating current startup valuations PLUS Sugar’s Fatima Dicko | 1227
6/4/21 Katerra’s collapse, Bill Ackman’s SPAC merger plus Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi | E1226
6/3/21 Launching Twitter Blue with Twitter’s Head of Product Kayvon Beykpour | E1225
6/3/21 Low-Burn | Scaling Your Startup S2 E8 with Neyborly’s Ben Seidl & Xendoo’s Lil Roberts | E1224
5/28/21 Citizen App’s bounty blunder, “digital bodyguard” service + Coinbase launches “Fact Check” | E1223
5/26/21 Acquired.FM’s Ben Gilbert & David Rosenthal on Berkshire vs. Bitcoin, Amazon acquires James Bond IP, and more! | E1222
5/25/21 Culture | Scaling Your Startup S2 E7: 15five’s David Hassell & Balloon’s Amanda Greenberg | E1221
5/21/21 US initiates crypto regulation, Robinhood IPO access, Slack as a Trojan Horse PLUS Magic Spoon CEO Gabi Lewis | E1220
5/20/21 Emergency Pod! Huge Bitcoin correction, Robinhood IPO rumors, Squarespace direct listing | E1219
5/19/21 Marketing SEO & Conversion Funnels | Scaling Your Startup S2 E6: Gravitr’s Doriane Mouret & Outlaw’s Danielle Vincent | E1218
5/18/21 Amazon in talks to acquire MGM, AT&T offloading Warner Media, Dapper Labs lawsuit plus NYT’s Taylor Lorenz on creator economy, Clubhouse & J...
5/18/21 Emergency Pod! Twitter is reportedly building a paid subscription called “Twitter Blue” | E1216
5/15/21 Ask an Angel PLUS Antonio Garcia Martinez vs. Apple with Zach Coelius | E1215
5/15/21 Product | Scaling Your Startup S2 E5 with Superhuman’s Rahul Vohra & Fitbod’s Jesse Venticique | E1214
5/13/21 Oura CEO Harpreet Rai on improving sleep, NBA partnerships, hardware & more PLUS the Instagram Kids debacle | E1213
5/11/21 Precursor Ventures’ Charles Hudson & Jason give candid feedback on startup pitches at Founder University | E1212
5/7/21 Facebook’s Oversight Board rules on Trump ban plus how to reverse engineer TAM & more | E1211
5/6/21 Fundraising | Scaling Your Startup S2 E4 with Density’s Andrew Farah and SoleSavy’s Dejan Pralica | E1210
5/5/21 Crafter’s Morgan Spenla on delighting makers with memberships, materials, and a marketplace | E1209
5/5/21 Breaking down Basecamp’s tumultuous week, politics at work & more | E1208
4/30/21 How Tiger Global is outpacing VC with better, faster, cheaper, capital ft. Founders Fund’s Everett Randle | E1207
4/29/21 Sales | Scaling Your Startup S2 E3 with GRIN’s Brandon Brown and LeadIQ’s Mei Siauw | E1206
4/27/21 Arlan Hamilton on raising $5M in crowdfunding, empowering & educating underestimated founders | E1205
4/27/21 Emergency Pod! Tim Cook vs. Mark Zuckerberg: Apple and Facebook go to war over privacy updates | E1204
4/23/21 Altimeter’s Brad Gerstner on taking Grab public in largest SPAC ever, fixing broken IPOs | E1203
4/21/21 Social Marketing | Scaling Your Startup S2 E2 with Mehak Vohra and Kate Bradley-Chernis | E1202
4/21/21 Emergency Pod! Jason reacts to the Apple event: M1 iMac & iPad Pro, AirTags, Podcasts & more | E1201
4/20/21 MetaKovan on financing digital art & buying Beeple’s $69M NFT, plus Clubhouse facing new competition in social audio | E1200
4/17/21 Jason’s EOW (End of Week) | 4/16/20
4/16/21 Republic CEO Ken Nguyen on making early-stage investing for everyone | E1199
4/15/21 Throwback! Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong from November 2017
4/14/21 Growth | Scaling Your Startup S2 E1 with Growth University’s Craig Zingerline and Fitbod’s Allen Chen | E1198
4/13/21 Dapper Labs CEO Roham Gharegozlou on powering NFTs, NBA Top Shot, & CryptoKitties | E1197
4/9/21 Building a production location marketplace with Hank Leber, Co-Founder of Giggster | E1196
4/6/21 Snack App’s Kim Kaplan PLUS 3 key metrics that matter for consumer, enterprise SaaS & marketplace startups | E1195
4/6/21 This Week in Startups Australia hosted by Mark Pesce | Season 9 Episode 1 with Jason Calacanis
4/2/21 Early angel investing blind spots, thoughts on the creator economy PLUS’s Sarah Hum | E1194
4/2/21 Common First-Time Founder Mistakes Part 2! with Becki DeGraw | Wilson Sonsini Startup Legal Basics
4/1/21 Emergency Pod! SPAC Overload: Understanding 2021’s unprecedented SPAC market | E1193
3/31/21 Emergency Pod! uBiome: Anatomy of an Alleged Fraud with Wall Street Journal reporter Amy Dockser Marcus | E1192
3/26/21 Startup Bracketology: selecting the world’s best private company with Acquired FM PLUS future of VC | E1191
3/26/21 Common First-Time Founder Mistakes with Becki DeGraw | Wilson Sonsini Startup Legal Basics
3/26/21 Emergency Pod! Microsoft in talks to buy Discord for $10B+; breaking down their thesis, Discord’s business & more | E1190
3/25/21 Ask an Angel with Zach Coelius: Starting your angel career, building marketplaces & more | E1189
3/24/21 Joanne Wilson on spotting a bubble, NYC’s post-pandemic reset, portfolio management in an unsustainable market & more | Angel S5 E10
3/24/21 Sahil Lavingia on Gumroad’s groundbreaking equity crowdfunding raise, lessons from a decade-long startup journey, insights on rolling funds ...
3/19/21 Cade Metz on his controversial Slate Star Codex article, new book “Genius Makers,” dangers of algorithmic moderation, a16z vs. legacy media ...
3/19/21 Ask an Angel with Zach Coelius: changing VC landscape, pitch deck punch-ups, Tesla’s future & more | E1186
3/18/21 Stock option grants deep dive with Becki DeGraw | Wilson Sonsini Startup Legal Basics
3/18/21 Paul Judge on helping lead SoftBank’s $100M Opportunity Fund, future of fundraising, importance of “building your Olympic Team” & more | Ang...
3/16/21 Kevin Rose on his product philosophy, Reddit & Digg’s inverse journeys, Twitter’s recent innovations & more | E1185
3/14/21 Tobi Lütke on Shopify’s impact on the creator economy, COVID forcing focus, early Internet breakthroughs, evolving as a remote manager & muc...
3/12/21 How to run an efficient board meeting with Becki DeGraw | Wilson Sonsini Startup Legal Basics
3/11/21 Garry Tan on lessons from past startup failures, power of community funnels, Alexis Ohanian’s departure & more | Angel S5 E8
3/10/21 Harlem Capital’s Henri Pierre-Jacques on funding underrepresented founders, insights from raising first fund & getting Apple as an LP, Black...
3/5/21 Keith Rabois on Miami vs. Bay Area, cognitive variety, America’s self-examination & more PLUS Keith’s Best Twitter Dunks | E1182
3/4/21 Matt Mullenweg on pioneering remote work, investing in open-source, crypto & more | Angel S5 E7
3/3/21 Hims & Hers CEO Andrew Dudum on the future of healthcare post-COVID, starting a company to SPAC’ing in 36 months | E1181
2/27/21 Founders from LAUNCH Accelerator’s 20th Cohort join Jason to talk fundraising, growth, pitching & more | E1180
2/27/21 Ask an Angel with Zach Coelius: early-stage valuations, product roadmaps, startup killers, Twitter gets its groove back & more | E1179
2/25/21 Reid Hoffman on the Joby Aviation SPAC, lessons from early Airbnb & Facebook bets, passing on Stripe & SpaceX, investment thesis & more | An...
2/25/21 Emergency Pod! Deconstructing the grift: Clubhouse coaching scams with Coffeezilla | E1178
2/23/21 “Crisis” Director Nick Jarecki on the opioid problem in America, post-COVID film distribution & more | E1177
2/20/21 Ask Jason! All-In origins, avoiding common investor mistakes, defining “lifestyle” business vs. venture scale & more! | E1176
2/19/21 News! Bitcoin hits $50K, monetizing Clubhouse, drafting the Mount Rushmore of Tech CEOs & more with Acquired FM | E1175
2/18/21 Mark Cuban on the resurgence of retail investors, NBA’s potential entry into wagering & digital assets, DeFi & much more | Angel S5 E5
2/17/21 Andrew Wilkinson on bringing the Buffett approach to startups, WeCommerce, Slack & more | E1174
2/12/21 Box CEO Aaron Levie on the developing cloud storage market, Twitter jokes, Clubhouse vices & more | E1173
2/12/21 Budgets, models & what investors are looking for with Scott Orn | Kruze Consulting Startup Finance Basics
2/11/21 Howard Lindzon on public vs. private investing psychology, “great unbundling” of index funds, Robinhood & more | Angel S5 E4
2/10/21 Ask an Angel with Zach Coelius: is moving to SF still worth it, bubble/recession potential, post-COVID funding & more | E1172
2/6/21 Commonwealth Fusion Systems’ Bob Mumgaard on trying to solve climate change via nuclear fusion technology | E1171
2/5/21 Five things you need to nail to scale with Scott Orn | Kruze Consulting Startup Finance Basics
2/4/21 Emergency Pod! Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO: Reasons, reactions & more | E1170
2/4/21 Elad Gil on his product-market driven thesis, importance of market pull, entering the “go public sooner” decade | Angel S5 E3
2/3/21 Flexport CEO Ryan Petersen on “going big” with $1B funding round, insights from scaling globally, lessons from the pandemic | E1169
1/30/21 No Rules Rules Co-Author Erin Meyer: Netflix’s “keeper test”, comparative turnover, navigating global business cultures – Part 2 | E1168
1/29/21 Startup taxes deep dive with Scott Orn | Kruze Consulting Startup Finance Basics
1/28/21 Emergency Pod! WallStreetBets vs. Suits, breaking down the GameStop fiasco & more | E1167
1/28/21 Intercom’s Des Traynor on the importance of pricing, product-market fit metrics & more | Angel S5 E2
1/27/21 No Rules Rules Co-Author Erin Meyer on how Netflix cultivates outlier performance & re-aligns values towards innovation – Part 1 | E1166
1/23/21 Outer CEO Jiake Liu on standing out in DTC, go-to-market innovations, pitching at Remote Demo Day & more | E1165
1/22/21 Emergency Pod! Facebook hands off Trump’s indefinite ban to the Oversight Board | E1164
1/22/21 How to ace diligence & avoid common mistakes with Scott Orn | Kruze Consulting Startup Finance Basics
1/21/21 David Tisch shares insights from 350+ early-stage investments in companies like Plaid & Roman, importance of reputation, dealing with sharp-...
1/19/21 CEO Emery Wells on helping the film industry go remote, how distributed work is changing movie studios & more | E1163
1/15/21 “Early-stage startups we love right now” with Indie Hackers’ Courtland Allen & Pioneer’s Daniel Gross | E1162
1/13/21 DocSend CEO Russ Heddleston on pitch deck insights, leaning into criticism & more | E1161
1/12/21 Coda CEO Shishir Mehrotra on the productivity renaissance, enabling the maker generation, insights from early years of YouTube & more | E116...
1/8/21 Joel Greenblatt on understanding market factors, improving public education, reducing income inequality & more | E1159
1/5/21 Andy Rachleff on management theory, Reed Hastings’ genius, lessons from passing on Netflix & more | E1158
12/25/20 E1157: TWiSTYs 2020 – Jason gives awards for the best, funniest, wettest beak & more!
12/23/20 E1156: Emergency Pod! Ripple sued by SEC over XRP cryptocurrency, breaking down the SEC Complaint
12/22/20 E1155: Daryl Morey on his eventful 2020, adapting to paradigm shifts, taking the Sixers job, building a winning organization & more
12/16/20 E1154: Breaking the low-code stigma amongst developers & adjusting your market with Retool’s David Hsu | Rising Stars of SaaS 10
12/15/20 E1153: Dave Portnoy on the business of Barstool, talent acquisition, Call Her Daddy controversy & more
12/15/20 E1152: Keith Rabois on leaving Silicon Valley for Miami, Roaring Twenties 2.0, IPO spree & more
12/12/20 Best of This Week in Startups: Week of December 7th, 2020
12/11/20 E1151: Tech stock deep dive with Alex Wilhelm & Beth Kindig: Airbnb & DoorDash IPOs, Zoom’s pricing power, post-pandemic outlook, top picks ...
12/10/20 Employment Agreement deep dive: IP assignment, offer letters, side hustles & more with Becki DeGraw | Wilson Sonsini Startup Legal Basics
12/9/20 E1150: Creating a better presentation software, competing with PowerPoint, Keynote & Google Slides & achieving great design with Pitch CEO C...
12/8/20 E1149: Brad Feld on building startup communities, reconciling anxiety as an early-stage investor & remembering Tony Hsieh
12/5/20 Best of This Week in Startups: Week of November 30th, 2020
12/4/20 E1148: Apps Without Code Founder & CEO Tara Reed teaches aspiring entrepreneurs how to bootstrap startups to profitability
12/4/20 All-In E14: Salesforce acquires Slack, DeepMind’s AlphaFold breakthrough, Trust Fund Socialists & more
12/3/20 Understanding Financing Structures: SAFEs, Convertibles Notes, Priced Rounds & more with Becki DeGraw | Wilson Sonsini Startup Legal Basics
12/2/20 E1147: “Godfather of SaaS” Jason Lemkin on 2020’s cloud software boom, public CEO mindsets, how Zoom conquered the competition & more | Risi...
12/2/20 E1146: LAUNCH Accelerator Cohort 19 founders reflect on their journeys thru the program: Blush (custom illustration tool), Palabra (no-code ...
12/1/20 E1145: Emergency Pod! Salesforce is reportedly acquiring Slack: winners, losers, ramifications & more!
11/26/20 Best of This Week in Startups: Week of November 23rd, 2020
11/25/20 E1144: How Income Share Agreements (ISAs) are solving education financing & aligning incentives in a broken system with Meratas CEO Darius G...
11/25/20 All-In E13: SPACsgiving Special! Plus: More promising vaccine news, innovation vs. regulation, reforming higher ed, morality of challenge tr...
11/24/20 Negotiating a Term Sheet: Deal killers, what terms are worth fighting for & more with Becki DeGraw | Wilson Sonsini Startup Legal Basics
11/23/20 E1143: Indie Hackers Founder Courtland Allen is creating a community for the next generation of builders to chase the “new American Dream”
11/21/20 Best of This Week in Startups: Week of November 16th, 2020
11/21/20 E1142: Emergency Pod! Jason breaks down & ranks his top 4 IPO candidates: Airbnb, Affirm, Robinhood & Roblox!
11/20/20 E1141: CircleUp’s Ryan Caldbeck on the mental & physical toll of being a founder, why he stepped down as CEO & shared his struggle publicly
11/20/20 Avoiding Co-Founder legal disputes & C-Corp vs. LLC with Becki DeGraw | Wilson Sonsini Startup Legal Basics
11/19/20 E1140: Dishcraft Robotics CEO Linda Pouliot on scaling Robots-as-a-Service | Rising Stars of SaaS 6
11/18/20 E1139: Loop CEO Brian Gannon shares secrets to scaling a hardware startup & launching the Loop 2 + bonus Ask Jason!
11/14/20 Best of This Week in Startups: Week of November 9th, 2020
11/13/20 E1138: Ask Jason! Benefits to growing a company internationally, Apple’s new chip impact, investing in solo founders & more!
11/11/20 E1137: Making coding accessible for all with CEO Amjad Masad | Rising Stars of SaaS 5
11/11/20 All-ln E12: Biden wins, Pfizer vaccine, markets rip, Trump’s next act, COVID endgame scenarios & more
11/10/20 E1136: SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce on evolving accreditation laws, SPACs, importance of capital markets in wealth creation, spotting frau...
11/7/20 Best of This Week in Startups: Week of November 2nd, 2020
11/6/20 E1135: Density CEO Andrew Farah on launching the Open Area sensor, $51M Series C, impact of increasing spatial efficiency, risk-taking & mor...
11/5/20 E1134: Deep dive on the food delivery wars with ChowNow CEO Chris Webb | Rising Stars of SaaS 4
11/4/20 All-In E11: Election Night Special featuring surprise guests!
11/3/20 E1133: Podcast & blogging pioneer Dave Winer on inventing new forms of media, tribalism on social media, tales from Silicon Valley’s Golden ...
10/31/20 Best of This Week in Startups: Week of October 26th, 2020
10/30/20 E1132: News! Jack Dorsey vs. Ted Cruz, Google’s antitrust lawsuit, Expensify email, Amazon deep dive & much more with Acquired’s Ben Gilbert...
10/29/20 E1131 Bringing barbershops into the digital age with Squire CEO Songe LaRon | Rising Stars of SaaS 3
10/27/20 E1130: “Billion Dollar Loser” Author Reeves Wiedeman on WeWork’s epic rise & crazy collapse, Adam Neumann’s unique behavior, hypocrisy, red ...
10/24/20 Best of This Week in Startups: Week of October 19th, 2020
10/23/20 E1129: Ring Founder Jamie Siminoff on launching the Always Home Cam – an autonomous indoor drone, taking his company from bad reviews to a b...
10/23/20 E1128: Emergency Pod! A Quibi postmortem – Diving into the numbers, what went wrong, lessons learned & more!
10/22/20 E1127: Data privacy deep dive with Transcend CEO Ben Brook; tracking pixels, GDPR, privacy as a selling point & more | Rising Stars of SaaS ...
10/20/20 E1126: Capital Allocators Host Ted Seides goes deep on endowments, LP turnover, public/private market insights, ESG investing & more
10/17/20 Best of This Week in Startups: Week of October 12th, 2020
10/16/20 E1125: LAUNCH Accelerator Cohort 18 founders reflect on their journeys thru the program: Fluent Forever (language learning app), SupportPay ...
10/16/20 All-In E10: Twitter & Facebook botch censorship (again), the publisher vs. distributor debate & more
10/14/20 E1124: Reducing response times for first responders & revolutionizing outdated systems with RapidDeploy CEO Steven Raucher | Rising Stars of...
10/14/20 E1123: Emergency Pod! Jason reacts to the iPhone 12 fail & Apple jumping the shark; theories on the lack of innovation: is something big in ...
10/13/20 E1122: Running Tide CEO Marty Odlin is helping solve the Climate crisis by using kelp to sequester carbon in the ocean, shares insights on g...
10/10/20 Best of This Week in Startups: Week of October 5th, 2020
10/9/20 E1121: Mark Suster on investing in human-computer interfaces & sustainability, what he looks for in founders, SPACs impact on early-stage in...
10/7/20 E1120: Shift Co-CEO George Arison on going public via SPAC, lessons from building Uber’s predecessor & innovating in the massive used car ma...
10/3/20 Best of This Week in Startups: Week of September 28th, 2020
10/3/20 All-In E9: Trump has COVID, First debate reactions, Coinbase letter response & more
10/2/20 E1119: Wonderschool CEO Chris Bennett is creating a marketplace for early childhood education & microschools, giving teachers greater access...
10/1/20 E1118: Emergency Pod! Two former Apple executives are building the iPhone killer – breaking down the leaks, patents & scoops regarding Human...
9/30/20 E1117 The Next Unicorns E20: Citizen CEO Andrew Frame on creating a safer world through access to public data, reforming policing via transp...
9/29/20 E1116: Cabana CEO Scott Kubly is building a fleet of hotels-on-wheels, shares insights on scaling an asset-heavy business, providing unique ...
9/26/20 Best of This Week in Startups: Week of September 21st, 2020
9/26/20 E1115: Emergency Pod! Collapsing state of media corporations, thoughts on Casey Newton, Andrew Sullivan & Bari Weiss departures, top talent ...
9/25/20 E1114: #AskJason! Silicon Valley exodus, product vs. branding, expanding into adjacent markets, avoiding burnout & more
9/23/20 E1113 The Next Unicorns E19: Loom CEO Joe Thomas is building video for work, shares insights on creating new behaviors, support as a competi...
9/22/20 E1112: Emergency Pod! Nikola fraud allegations, Trevor Milton resigns, Jason reflects on Trevor’s answers
9/19/20 All-In E8: TikTok + Oracle, how privacy loss will impact society, economy & COVID outlooks for 2021 & beyond, California wildfires & more
9/18/20 Best of This Week in Startups: Week of September 14th, 2020
9/18/20 E1111: Brewster Kahle on archiving the entire Internet, creating the Wayback Machine, protocols over platforms, microschools & more
9/17/20 E1110 The Next Unicorns E18: Ghost Locomotion CEO John Hayes builds self-driving kits for consumer vehicles, shares insights on cameras vs. ...
9/16/20 Apply to pitch thousands of angel investors at Remote Demo Day – Coming September 30th
9/16/20 E1109: Ritual CEO Katerina Schneider on creating pure & effective vitamins, standing out in a crowded DTC market, utilizing subscriptions & ...
9/12/20 Best of This Week in Startups: Week of September 7th, 2020
9/12/20 E1108: SurveyMonkey CEO Zander Lurie on leading a public company through COVID, championing diversity from the top down, role of a modern CE...
9/9/20 E1107 The Next Unicorns E17: Caffeine CEO Ben Keighran on reimagining live TV for younger generations, what makes Apple’s design team so spe...
9/9/20 All-In E7: California’s collapse, how SPACs are opening the markets for growth stocks & more
9/8/20 E1106: Desktop Metal CEO Ric Fulop shares insights from taking two companies public, traditional IPO vs. SPAC, future of Computer-aided desi...
9/5/20 Best of This Week in Startups: Week of August 31st, 2020
9/4/20 E1105: Unpacking the US/China Relationship with Foreign Policy & Technology Expert Jacob Helberg
9/3/20 E1104 The Next Unicorns E16: Degreed’s David Blake on reimagining lifelong education, ending credentialism, benefits of early apprenticeship...
9/2/20 E1103: Domm Holland on launching Fast to the public, creating a one-click checkout for the entire Internet, taking on Apple Pay & more
9/1/20 Best of This Week in Startups: Week of August 24th, 2020
8/29/20 E1102 The Next Unicorns E15: Zero Mass Water CEO Cody Friesen is perfecting drinking water with hydropanels, aiming to create essential reso...
8/28/20 E1101: News! Apple vs. Epic Games, TikTok CEO resigns, SPACs, Unicorn IPOs & more with Acquired’s Ben Gilbert & David Rosenthal
8/25/20 E1100: Clearview AI CEO Hoan Ton-That on facial recognition advancements, balancing privacy & security, engaging with controversy & more
8/22/20 Best of This Week in Startups: Week of August 17th, 2020
8/21/20 E1099: Basecamp Co-Founder Jason Fried on building Hey, making email exciting again, Hey vs. Apple & more
8/19/20 E1098 The Next Unicorns E14: Cockroach Labs CEO Spencer Kimball on the coming paradigm shifts in tech, competing against AWS & more
8/18/20 E1097: Understanding the travel collapse & how media can thrive going forward with Skift CEO & Founder Rafat Ali
8/15/20 Best of This Week in Startups: August 10th-August 14th, 2020
8/14/20 E1096: Podcasting State of the Union featuring Overcast’s Marco Arment & Oxford Road’s Dan Granger
8/12/20 E1095 The Next Unicorns E13: Roofstock CEO Gary Beasley is creating the real estate cloud, opening residential investing to millennials & mo...
8/11/20 E1094: Thrasio Co-CEO Josh Silberstein acquires & operates 60+ Amazon brands, shares insights on mastering the marketplace, competing with A...
8/7/20 E1093: Keith Rabois on China’s grand plan, TikTok, Taiwan, Big Tech & more
8/5/20 E1092 The Next Unicorns E12: Homebound CEO & Co-Founder Nikki Pechet is solving the home building process by increasing customer experience,...
8/4/20 E1091: LAUNCH Accelerator Cohort 17 founders reflect on their journeys throughout the program: Nude Barre (DTC hosiery made for women of all...
8/1/20 All-In E6: Big Tech antitrust aftermath, potential effects of an M&A clampdown on Silicon Valley & more
7/31/20 E1090: Nikola Founder Trevor Milton on competing with Tesla, hydrogen over battery, going public as a pre-revenue company & more
7/30/20 Emergency Pod! Jason Calacanis reacts to Big Tech hearings: Grades for Bezos, Cook, Pichai & Zuckerberg
7/29/20 E1089 The Next Unicorns E11: insitro CEO Daphne Koller is revolutionizing drug discovery via machine learning & data, shares insights on rem...
7/28/20 E1088: Building Zero Fasting with Kevin Rose, properly pricing consumer apps, benefits of fasting & more with Big Sky Health CEO Mike Maser
7/24/20 E1087: Democratizing art as an asset class, indicators of a rapidly appreciating piece of art & more with Masterworks CEO & Founder Scott Ly...
7/21/20 E1086: Supporting founder mental health at Freestyle Capital with Josh Felser, Caren Maio & Mani Kulasooriya
7/17/20 E1085: Chris Atoki shares his inspiring story: from homeless to homeowner in 4 years through grit, technology & hustle
7/14/20 E1084: David Sacks on “The Cadence”: an operating philosophy he developed at PayPal which helped him lead Yammer to a billion-dollar exit wi...
7/11/20 All-In E5: WHO’s incompetence, kicking off Cold War II, China’s grand plan, 100X’ing America’s efficiency
7/10/20 Founders: Pitch Thousands of Angel Investors over Zoom at Remote Demo Day!
7/9/20 E1083 News: Trump considers TikTok ban, Twitter leaks subscription platform, Clubhouse drama, Harvard price gouging & more with Morgan DeBau...
7/7/20 E1082: OfferUp CEO & Co-Founder Nick Huzar on creating liquidity in a marketplace, acquiring their largest competitor in Letgo, location-bas...
6/30/20 E1081: SevenRooms CEO & Co-Founder Joel Montaniel on raising $50M Series B during COVID, taking on large incumbents, helping restaurants lev...
6/30/20 Learn how to be an Angel Investor from Jason Calacanis at Angel.University Online!
6/26/20 E1080: Arlan Hamilton on launching Backstage Crowd, disrupting VC with syndicates, how the tech industry can be better for underrepresented ...
6/24/20 E1079: The Power of Accelerators E10 Daniel Gross, Founder of Pioneer on gamifying the startup process, importance of mentorship in tech & m...
6/23/20 E1078 Pomp Podcast Crossover: Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano on most exciting crypto projects, Hey vs. Apple, Robinhood/Barstool traders, Zuck vs....
6/21/20 All-In E4: Politicizing the pandemic, Police reform, Biden’s ideal VP, Twitter vs. Facebook on free speech & more with David Sacks & David F...
6/19/20 E1077: “Alchemy” Author Rory Sutherland on the Darwinian approach to business, analyzing outliers, why eccentric CEOs have a psychological a...
6/18/20 E1076: The Power of Accelerators E9 Sunny Madra, Head of Ford X on innovating mobility for a post-COVID world, going from idea to product at...
6/16/20 E1075: Cendana Capital’s Michael Kim on investing in Seed funds as a serial LP, Robinhood as an acquisition target, greatest Seed funds of a...
6/12/20 E1074 News: How VC can do better for underrepresented founders, Zoom shuts down Chinese pro-democracy accounts, Wall Street Bets, Reddit app...
6/10/20 E1073: The Power of Accelerators E8 Mike Jones, CEO of Science shares insights on what makes a great Direct-to-Consumer Founder, investing e...
6/9/20 E1072 Ask Jason: Growing as a leader, managing more experienced employees as a young CEO, Consumer SaaS pricing tips, bull markets post-COVI...
6/9/20 Announcement: Learn how to become a professional angel investor at Angel.University Online
6/5/20 E1071 Ask Jason: Black Lives Matter, Post-COVID tech hubs, Founder/VC disputes, bringing manufacturing back to the US, pre-selling SaaS prod...
6/3/20 E1070: The Power of Accelerators E7 Ravi Belani, Managing Director of Alchemist Accelerator on why the best entrepreneurs love the process, ...
6/3/20 E1069: Alexis Ohanian on Reddit’s crypto origins, turning VC into a team sport at Initialized, improving as an investor, fatherhood & more
5/30/20 E1068 AMA: NEA’s Ben Narasin takes questions from founders: most important content in a pitch deck, COVID’s impact on dealmaking, traits he ...
5/29/20 E1067: Garry Tan, Managing Partner & Co-Founder of Initialized Capital, on dealing with downstream investors as a Seed-stage firm, software ...
5/27/20 E1066: The Power of Accelerators E6 David Brown, CEO & Co-Founder of TechStars on leading the virtual accelerator trend, benefits of going g...
5/21/20 E1065 AMA: Slice CEO Ilir Sela answers questions from founders: tips on selling into scattered markets (like Mom & Pop shops), COVID’s impac...
5/21/20 E1064: News Roundtable! Sam Parr & Zach Coelius on Barstool Sports vs. Call Her Daddy, SoftBank’s $17B loss, TikTok poaches former Disney ex...
5/21/20 All-In E3: Modern Cold War between US & China, economic recovery, potential mass migration out of San Francisco, pandemic politicization & m...
5/20/20 E1063: The Power of Accelerators E5 Joshua Baer, CEO & Founder of Capital Factory shares lessons from investing in 400+ startups, best pract...
5/20/20 E1062: News Roundtable! Acquired.FM Co-Hosts Ben Gilbert & David Rosenthal on Clubhouse’s pre-launch $100M valuation, Joe Rogan to Spotify, ...
5/18/20 E1061 AMA: Hustle Fund's Elizabeth Yin answers 50 questions from founders!
5/14/20 E1060 AMA: Range CEO & Co-Founder Dan Pupius answers questions from founders: meeting & collaborating with Evan Williams, divvying up time w...
5/13/20 E1059: The Power of Accelerators E4 Sean O’Sullivan, Managing General Partner of SOSV on running capital intensive accelerators in hardware,...
5/12/20 E1058: Slice CEO & Founder Ilir Sela helps local pizzerias compete with chains by digitizing orders & small fees, shares insights on raising...
5/12/20 E1057: Founders Fund General Partner Keith Rabois on stock market bounce back, domain expertise being overrated, US/China issues, 2020 elect...
5/12/20 E1056 AMA: StartX & Nexus Events Founder Cameron Teitelman answers questions from founders: how universities with no entrepreneurial culture...
5/8/20 E1055: Hustle Fund Co-Founder & General Partner Elizabeth Yin on her unique portfolio strategy, attracting first-time LPs, optimism for post...
5/8/20 AMA 2: All Turtles CEO Phil Libin answers questions from founders: should early-stage founders prioritize data or instincts, building global...
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5/6/20 E1054: The Power of Accelerators E3 Siobhan Dullea, CEO of MassChallenge on running a non-profit accelerator, accepting hundreds of companie...
5/5/20 E1053: Ask Jason! Catching‌ ‌an‌ ‌investor’s‌ ‌eye‌ ‌with‌ ‌a‌ ‌cold‌ ‌email‌, what founders/investors often overlook during pitches, COVID’...
5/2/20 TEASER: Inside Transportation E3: Sandy Munro Talks Electric Vehicles, Tesla Model Y + More
5/2/20 E1052: Range CEO & Co-Founder Dan Pupius shares best practices on building culture as a remote team, insights from working on Google+, impor...
4/30/20 AMA 1: freeCodeCamp’s Quincy Larson answers founder and developer questions
4/29/20 E1051: The Power of Accelerators E2 Cameron Teitelman, Founder & Chairman of StartX on optimizing Stanford’s entrepreneurial landscape, thes...
4/28/20 E1050: PlayVS CEO & Founder Delane Parnell shares his incredible journey from the projects to raising almost $100M to build the esports plat...
4/27/20 SNEAK PREVIEW! Inside Transportation E2: EV Companies Take PPP Loans, Virgin Australia collapses, Levandowski v. Uber
4/24/20 E1049: freeCodeCamp Founder Quincy Larson shares insights on democratizing developer skills, which programs to learn to land a coding job, i...
4/22/20 E1048: The Power of Accelerators E1 Steve Barsh, Managing Partner of Dreamit Ventures on top portfolio companies, focusing on specific verti...
4/22/20 E1047: Ask Jason Slack Special! Sourcing talent during a crisis, building strong culture & motivating remote teams, investing in distributed...
4/17/20 E1046: News Roundtable! TechCrunch’s Alex Wilhelm & Slow Ventures’ Sam Lessin on COVID’s potential privacy risk, private/public investor out...
4/15/20 E1045: 15Five CEO & Co-Founder David Hassell shares insights on remote work: transitioning from in-person to remote, tips for keeping employ...
4/11/20 SNEAK PREVIEW: E2 All-In with Chamath Palihapitiya & Jason Calacanis: Rebooting the economy, understanding corporate debt, steps to avoid a ...
4/10/20 E1044: Ask Jason! Starting a company in an economic crisis, bringing on & compensating startup advisors, scaling diligence as an angel inves...
4/10/20 E41: “Angel” Podcast: Shawn Carolan, Managing Partner at Menlo Ventures shares insights on his early investments in Uber, Roku, Siri & JUMP ...
4/7/20 E1043: News Roundtable! Bloomberg Beta’s Roy Bahat & Coelius Capital’s Zach Coelius on how tech is helping during the crisis, how startups s...
4/3/20 E1042: Balaji Srinivasan (@balajis) shares insights on Recode incident, need for decentralized citizen journalism, techlash through the year...
4/1/20 E40: “Angel” Podcast: Jeff Richards, Managing Partner at GGV Capital shares lessons for founders & investors from 2008 recession & Dot-com b...
4/1/20 E1041: The Lean Startup’s Eric Ries gives tactical advice for founders during an economic downturn: obligations of leadership, extending run...
3/27/20 E1040: Figma CEO & Co-Founder Dylan Field shares insights on crucial moments in Figma’s creation, overcoming SaaS burnout, active vs. passiv...
3/25/20 E39: “Angel” Podcast: Sarah Guo, General Partner at Greylock Partners shares insights on Greylock’s “Zero to One” investment thesis, sharpen...
3/24/20 E1039: Independent Journalist Vincent Woo reflects on his piece, “Lambda School’s Misleading Promises”, shares insights on what drew him to ...
3/21/20 E1038: News Roundtable! Index Ventures’ Sarah Cannon & TechCrunch’s Alex Wilhelm on COVID-19’s impact so far: lessons learned, Sarah’s stimu...
3/19/20 E1 All-In with Chamath Palihapitiya & Jason Calacanis: US Response to COVID-19 & Impact on Startups, Venture Capital & Public Markets with D...
3/18/20 E38: “Angel” Podcast: David Cowan, Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners shares insights on owning up to his anti-portfolio, understanding su...
3/17/20 E1037: LAUNCH Accelerator Class 16 Founders of BasicBlock (payment solution for truckers), DaoCloud (lead-gen for health & wellness practiti...
3/15/20 EMERGENCY POD: E0 All-In with Chamath Palihapitiya & Jason Calacanis: COVID-19 Political, Economic & Social Ramifications featuring The Prod...
3/13/20 E1036: #AskJason Special! When to join a startup to maximize equity & job security, types of companies that will thrive in an economic downt...
3/11/20 E37: “Angel” Podcast: Nicole Quinn, Partner at Lightspeed shares benefits of celebrity founders like Lady Gaga & Gwyneth Paltrow, insights o...
3/10/20 E1035: SoftBank Managing Partner Jeff Housenbold on deploying the $100B Vision Fund, getting recruited by Masayoshi Son, counseling founders...
3/6/20 E1034: Formlabs CEO & Co-Founder Max Lobovsky shares insights on hitting $100M in revenue as a 3D printing platform, most lucrative use case...
3/4/20 E36: “Angel” Podcast: Ajay Agarwal, Partner at Bain Capital shares insights on culture evolving from sales-driven to product-driven, why ent...
3/3/20 E1033: News Roundtable! Lambda School CEO Austen Allred & General Catalyst Partner Katherine Boyle on Lambda School controversy, Techlash & ...
2/27/20 E1032: News Roundtable! Robinhood Snacks’ Duo Jack Kramer & Nick Martell on Coronavirus’ impact on public markets, Iger out at Disney – Buy ...
2/26/20 E35: “Angel” Podcast: Sarah Tavel, Partner at Benchmark shares insights on getting recruited by Peter Fenton, disrupting VC gender norms fro...
2/25/20 E1031: Zumper CEO & Co-Founder Anthemos Georgiades makes renting an apartment as easy as booking a hotel, shares insights on monetizing mark...
2/22/20 E1030: News Roundtable! Zapier CEO Wade Foster & Early-Stage Investor Monique Woodard on Tech Journalists vs. Founders/VCs, Twitter’s fake n...
2/19/20 E34: “Angel” Podcast: George Zachary, General Partner at CRV shares insights on cancer scare shifting his focus to investing in health-tech,...
2/18/20 E1029: Basecamp Co-Founder & Author David Heinemeier Hansson (@DHH) debates Jason on reining in capitalism, benefits of state-run education ...
2/14/20 E1028: Laura Huang, author of “Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage” shares insights on overcoming disadvantages to create an edge, being ...
2/12/20 E33: “Angel” Podcast: Dan Rose, Chairman at Coatue Management is leading a $700M early-stage fund, shares insights on working with Bezos & Z...
2/11/20 E1027: Orreco CEO & Founder Dr. Brian Moore built a platform that optimizes performance of elite athletes, shares cutting-edge benefits of b...
2/7/20 E1026: Cocoon Co-Founders Sachin Monga & Alex Cornell are building an intimate app to connect close circles, share insights on key standout ...
2/5/20 E32: “Angel” podcast: Season 4 Premiere! Sarah Cannon, Partner at Index Ventures, shares insights on investing in the future of work, underr...
2/4/20 E1025: #StartupTuneup @ Founder.University Part 2!: 6 founders pitch to Jason & Dave Samuel of Freestyle Capital on AI driving assistance, s...
2/4/20 E1024: #StartupTuneup @ Founder.University: 6 founders pitch to Jason & Dave Samuel of Freestyle Capital on merging communication networks, ...
2/1/20 E1023: News Roundtable! Machine Zone CEO Kristen Dumont & The Register’s Iain Thomson on Bezos phone hack, Tesla valuation skyrocketing, DJ ...
1/28/20 E1022: One Drop CEO & Founder Jeff Dachis helps people with diabetes manage & improve their blood-sugar levels, shares insights on making da...
1/24/20 E1021: Bubble Co-CEO & Co-Founder Emmanuel Straschnov built a no-code platform to empower the next generation of programmers, shares insight...
1/21/20 E1020: CEO/Investor Coach & Author Matt Mochary shares insights on developing his coaching method, understanding & overcoming primal fear, a...
1/17/20 E1019: Mahmee CEO & Co-Founder Melissa Hanna is helping new moms navigate thru postpartum care, shares insights on getting Serena Williams &...
1/14/20 E1018: #AskJason! Avoiding first-time founder mistakes, causes of big-tech layoffs, participating in a Series A as an Angel, running a US-ba...
1/10/20 E1017: Open Office Hours LIVE! Jason helps founders with their biggest challenges: scaling as a solo founder, reducing churn, raising capita...
1/7/20 E1016: Substack CEO & Co-Founder Chris Best empowers writers via his email newsletter platform, shares insights on driving change in the att...
1/3/20 E1015: Open Office Hours LIVE! Jason helps founders with their biggest challenges: gaining interest from investors, scaling while bootstrapp...
12/31/19 E1014: Open Office Hours LIVE! Jason helps founders with their biggest challenges: targeting a specific segment of customers, overcoming pas...
12/27/19 E1013: Decade Wrap-Up Roundtable! Garry Tan, Initialized Capital & Zach Coelius, Coelius Capital on the biggest hits & misses of the past de...
12/24/19 E1012: Open Office Hours LIVE! Jason helps founders with their biggest challenges: goal-setting, starting a sales flywheel, converting bounc...
12/20/19 E1011: Check Point CEO & Co-founder Gil Shwed shares insights on being the “Godfather of Cybersecurity”, growing Check Point into Israel’s m...
12/17/19 E1010: TWiST Live! Thumbtack CEO & Co-founder Marco Zappacosta shares insights on pivoting to optimize for consumer experience, starting a c...
12/13/19 E1009: #StartupTuneup! Startmate Founders pitch Jason: AR presentation platform, experiential marketing, wearables that help menstrual cramp...
12/10/19 E1008: VSCO CEO & Co-founder Joel Flory is building a photo-sharing platform free of ads, likes & comments to empower creators, shares insig...
12/6/19 E1007: DoNotPay CEO & Founder Josh Browder built an AI lawyer to fight corporations & governments, demos product features & how it helps con...
12/3/19 E1006: Farmer’s Fridge CEO & Founder Luke Saunders is creating a connected network of vending machines offering fresh & healthy meals, share...
11/29/19 E1005: Scale AI CEO & Co-founder Alexandr Wang creates training data for all AI applications to improve machine learning, shares insights on...
11/26/19 E1004: Yousician CEO & Co-founder Chris Thür created an interactive platform to master musical instruments, shares insights on acquiring 1M+...
11/22/19 E1003: The Athletic CEO & Co-founder Alex Mather is building a paid online sports media publication, shares insights on attracting investors...
11/19/19 E1002: Wealthfront CEO & Co-founder Andy Rachleff on hitting escape velocity at Wealthfront, pioneering “self-driving money” for consumers, ...
11/15/19 E1001: Eight Sleep CEO & Co-founder Matteo Franceschetti pioneered “sleep-fitness” with smart heating & cooling technology; shares insights ...
11/12/19 E1000: 1000th Episode Retrospective! Jason & TWiST lifers Lon Harris, Brian Alvey, & Tyler Crowley re-live favorite moments & guests, highli...
11/8/19 E999: ROOM CEO & Co-founder Brian Chen is building phone booths for the modern office, shares insights on maximizing open floor plans, partn...
11/6/19 E998: The Next Unicorns: Benchling CEO & Co-founder Sajith Wickramasekara is increasing efficiency for scientists with a cloud-based platfor...
11/5/19 E997: HubSpot CEO & Co-founder Brian Halligan shares insights on the origin of inbound marketing, how The Grateful Dead inspired HubSpot, im...
11/1/19 E996: Clearbit CEO & Co-founder Alex MacCaw is creating god-mode for marketers with Clearbit X, gives insights on dynamic customer targeting...
10/30/19 E995: The Next Unicorns: NEXT Trucking CEO & Co-founder Lidia Yan brings trucking into the digital age with her two-sided marketplace, share...
10/29/19 E994: All Turtles CEO Phil Libin shares his state machine that answers all growth questions; Future of Early-Stage VC w/Pete Flint (NFX), Re...
10/25/19 E993: Superhuman CEO Rahul Vohra shares the formula for his Product-Market Fit Engine; Future of Angel Investing w/Jeff Clavier (Uncork), Be...
10/23/19 E992: The Next Unicorns: Expanse CEO & Co-founder Tim Junio reduces exposure to online threats by providing “attack surface visibility”, sha...
10/22/19 E991: #StartupTuneup with Urban-X: Waste-reducing marketplaces, traffic liability reduction, recreational sharing spaces, firefighter safety...
10/18/19 E990: SurveyMonkey CEO Zander Lurie on driving growth by listening to customers & employees, importance of a strong & diverse board, direct ...
10/16/19 E989: The Next Unicorns: Culture Amp CEO & Co-founder Didier Elzinga is building an employee analytics platform that keeps workers satisfied...
10/15/19 E988: Aileen Lee, Founder & Managing Partner of Cowboy Ventures, pioneered actionable change to diversify tech & VC, shares early days innov...
10/12/19 E987: The Next Unicorns: Upgrade CEO & Co-founder Renaud Laplanche is empowering users to better understand credit through his consumer cred...
10/11/19 E986: StockX Co-founder Josh Luber is building a stock market for things, shares insights on the two cultural shifts that brought sneaker cu...
10/9/19 E985: #AskJason! Recognizing great founders as an investor, dealing with a lack of updates, raising capital through crowdfunding, the ideal ...
10/4/19 E984: Vice Ventures Founding Partner Catharine Dockery raised $25M to invest in vices: marijuana, sextech, gambling, alcohol, vaping; shares...
10/4/19 E983: The Next Unicorns: Zola CEO & Co-founder Shan-Lyn Ma shares insights on growing her all-in-one wedding platform in a $100bn market, ad...
10/1/19 E982: Karmic Bikes Founder Hong Quan on creating the “Tesla of E-Bikes” with OSLO, bootstrapping through Kickstarter, lowering costs as a st...
9/27/19 E981: Roy Bahat, Head of Bloomberg Beta, shares the myths of venture capital, the great value of founders turned investors, why VCs reject s...
9/25/19 E980: The Next Unicorns: Alto Pharmacy CEO & Co-founder Mattieu Gamache-Asselin is working to fix the broken US pharmacy system by removing ...