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E779: Brian Armstrong, Coinbase & Tim Draper, DFJ on the state of cryptocurrency’s maturing market: ICOs as new funding vehicle, disruption of VC, the end of fiat, rise of open source, & the continued dominance & resiliency of bitcoinNov 17, 2017 Listen
E778: LAUNCH Scale: Greylock’s Josh Elman (prev. FB, Twitter) breaks down the only metric that matters for hyper-growth; Talla’s Rob May (prev. Backupify) presents his step-by-step guide for whether blockchain/ICO is right for your startupNov 15, 2017 Listen
E9: “Angel” podcast: Ask An Angel! Jason Calacanis & Brian Alvey answer investor questions on picking startups, evaluating founders, due diligence, how syndicates work, deal terms & moreNov 14, 2017 Listen
E777: Startups on a mission: AID:Tech uses blockchain to prevent fraud & corruption by issuing digital identities to the undocumented; RoboKind robots teach social & emotional skills to children with autismNov 10, 2017 Listen
E776: Social Capital’s Chamath Palihapitiya on turbulent VC ecosystem, ICO skepticism & rethinking biz models to WIN; Samsung NEXT’s David Eun on transforming industry by meeting entrepreneurs wherever they areNov 08, 2017 Listen
E775: CoinList, the collab behind Filecoin $205m+ ICO, emerges as one-stop compliance, anti-money laundering & financial services platform for all ICOs; CEO Andy Bromberg talks risks & rewards of the token explosionNov 03, 2017 Listen
E774: All #AskJason: product pitches, investment v. bootstrapping, best models & metrics for SaaS & enterprise, getting to revenue, diversity in teams, landing angels & VCs, with Brian AlveyNov 02, 2017 Listen
BONUS TWiST Breaking News: Big tech testifies to congress over Russia’s interference in electionNov 02, 2017 Listen
E8: “Angel” podcast: Pear VC Founding Managing Partner Pejman Nozad shares lessons from selling rugs as an immigrant to seeding 100+ co’s & 6 unicorns, staying disciplined & backing founders who want to make a differenceOct 31, 2017 Listen
E773: Future of ICOs, Cryptocurrency & VC with Brock Pierce (Blockchain Cap, Block.one) & Vinny Lingham (Civic) @ LAUNCH SCALE 2017Oct 27, 2017 Listen
E772: LAUNCH SCALE! Investors Ben Narasin (NEA), Arlan Hamilton (Backstage Capital) & Zach Coelius (Angel, Syndicate Lead) share with founders what they look for & what it takes in 2017Oct 24, 2017 Listen
E771: Best of Europe #STHLMTech: Future of Games with Unity’s David Helgason & Future of Investing (& pitches) with BackingMinds, Norrsken, WellstreetOct 20, 2017 Listen
E770: Northvolt CEO Peter Carlsson takes on Tesla with new gigafactory; iZettle & Founder Jacob de Geer power Europe fintech-#STHLMtech FestOct 17, 2017 Listen
E769: #TWiSTLive @ WSGR: Balaji Srinivasan (21.co & a16z) on pioneering crypto & social tokens, judging ICOs, extended longevity, free speech, future tech predictions as the internet becomes world’s biggest stock marketOct 10, 2017 Listen
E7: “Angel” podcast: Dave Samuel, Freestyle Capital, on joy & risk of early-stage, qualities of ideal founder, team & product, portfolio faves, & focused investing as a former entrepreneurOct 09, 2017 Listen
E768: Freestyle Capital’s Dave Samuel on the joy & risk of early-stage VC, ideal founder & product qualities, focused investing as a former entrepreneur, creating the world’s smartest toilet, & founding then selling the 1st internet music service to AOLOct 06, 2017 Listen
E767: Jason Goldberg (Pepo, Fab.com) introduces Simple Token for apps to launch branded crypto tokens, shares serial entrepreneur highs & lows, gaining perspective with age, & building the plumbing for a decentralized webOct 03, 2017 Listen
E766: Casey Winters (Greylock, prev. Pinterest & Grubhub) shows how to measure retention & product-market fit to LAUNCH IncubatorSep 26, 2017 Listen
E6: “Angel” podcast: Ben Narasin shares his strategy behind 80 portfolio co’s (w/ 50% Series A conversions & 3 unicorns), proven thesis on successful startups & founders, & betting on the strength of convictionSep 24, 2017 Listen
E765: Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde on his P2P revolution for tech access, jail-time lessons, broken democracy, death of privacy, redefining politics, & the frightening specter of President Zuck – at #SthlmTech FestSep 19, 2017 Listen
E764: News Roundtable! Molly Wood (Marketplace Tech) & Sarah Frier (Bloomberg): Facebook takes Russian money (& next bombshell predictions), divisive ads, Zuck run amok, $1000 Apple, AI predicts orientation, Bodega blow-upSep 15, 2017 Listen
E763: Front CEO Mathilde Collin on reinventing team & customer communication with collaborative inbox, unseating enterprise giants, Paris v. SV entrepreneurship, integrating A.I., & building a culture of transparencySep 12, 2017 Listen
E5: “Angel” podcast: Zach Coelius, founder-turned-angel & Syndicate leader with a $1b exit after only 2yrs investing, shares insights on advising, hustling, deal flow, & the thrill of first market validationSep 09, 2017 Listen
E762: Leap Motion uses high-fidelity hand tracking to make AR/VR come to life; CEO/co-founder Michael Buckwald talks mission, predictions, & successfully funding a 10yr journey pre product-market fitSep 08, 2017 Listen
E761: Tim O’Reilly & new book “WTF: What’s the Future & Why It’s Up to Us” use tech’s history & lessons to reveal the true nature of our economy, & the difficult choices we need to make now for our future economic survivalSep 05, 2017 Listen
E760: MedAware & uHoo: two emerging international health startups aiming to eliminate prescription errors & toxic airSep 04, 2017 Listen
E759: Tezos CEO/Co-founder Kathleen Breitman on her record-breaking $232m ICO for a new self-governing smart contract blockchain, fundraising in Switzerland’s Crypto Valley, innovating beyond skepticism, the rise of cypherpunks & the world-changing potential of cryptocurrencySep 01, 2017 Listen
E758: Blockchain CEO Peter Smith on scaling his cryptocurrency wallet to 16m+ users, new Etherium & bitcoin cash integration, ICO predictions, the state of the dark web, regulation speculation, & the power of monetary velocityAug 29, 2017 Listen
E4: “Angel” podcast: angel & syndicate leader Ed Roman on optimizing for outsized outcomes, leaning on gut & market analysis, not learning the wrong lessons, avoiding fraudulent customers, & swinging for fences (only) in SVAug 26, 2017 Listen
E757: Kevin Kelly, “Wired” Founding Executive Editor & “The Inevitable” author/futurist, on transformative A.I. & soft singularity, our global identity crisis, radical optimism about employment, & finding ourselves at only the beginning of the internetAug 25, 2017 Listen
E756: Technology pioneer Jim Clark, Co-founder Netscape & Silicon Graphics, launches CommandScape, a building management system for commercial & premium properties, & shares vision on future of security, jobs & the core of entrepreneurshipAug 22, 2017 Listen
E755: News Roundtable! Ari Levy (CNBC) & Dave Mathews (NewAer): Trump’s disbanded panels, Cloudflare & other co’s boot white supremacists, Amazon reigns (still), rough summer for IPOs, Uber settles with FTC, Bitcoin predictionsAug 18, 2017 Listen
E754: Atipica Founder & CEO Laura Gomez combines artificial & human intelligence in recruiting to tackle SV’s talent & diversity crisis, helping businesses excel in the workforce of the futureAug 15, 2017 Listen
E3: “Angel” podcast: Andrea Zurek, XG Ventures (Facebook, Twitter) & angel since 2006, shares startup selection criteria, lessons building Google, ideal terms & valuations, solving hard problems & finding right combination of money, fortitude, disciplineAug 12, 2017 Listen
E753: LAUNCH Angel Summit: Esther Dyson on early days of angel investing, jobs with purpose, improving America’s health, & future of AR, VR, & self-driving carsAug 11, 2017 Listen
E752: All #AskJason: Bootstrapping in flyover states, beating powerful competition, product v. pitch deck, hardware traction & metrics, advice for non-accredited investors, online communities dos & don’tsAug 04, 2017 Listen
E751: Live at Spotify NYC: Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer Prize winner & author (“The Power of Habit,” “Smarter Faster Better”), on social responsibility of tech, science of habits, self-motivation & winning teams, anti-intellectualism in Trump era, immigration & moreAug 01, 2017 Listen
E2: “Angel” podcast: super angel & syndicate leader Gil Penchina on 20 yrs & 200+ investments, learning the game & making your own rules, which founders to back & avoid, optimizing deal flow, minimizing failure, & enjoying the chaosJul 29, 2017 Listen
E750: LAUNCH Angel Summit: Sequoia Partner Alfred Lin on backing mission-driven founders, seed stage strategies, the rise of A.I., & the future of tech startupsJul 28, 2017 Listen
E749: James Altucher interviews Jason on his new book “Angel”: a guidebook to becoming a world-class investor — or founder — in America’s new system of wealth creationJul 25, 2017 Listen
E748: LAUNCH Angel Summit: Top VC Brian Singerman, Founders Fund (fmr Google, angel) shares portfolio bests (Stemcentrx, SpaceX, DeepMind) & favorite betsJul 21, 2017 Listen
E747: The Syndicate 2: Top startups pitch to world-class investors: w/RecoverX, Stowaway, Zembula, Vow To Be Chic, Elemeno Health, MailHavenJul 19, 2017 Listen
E1: “Angel” Podcast Premiere: Cyan Banister, angel investor now Founders Fund VC, shares portfolio hits/misses, deal flow strategies, finding founder-product fit & backing startups that change human behaviorJul 18, 2017 Listen
E746: Talla CEO Rob May on using A.I. & machine learning to automate HR & IT, the power of bots, the future of jobs, & the age of verticalized A.I.Jul 14, 2017 Listen
E745: Tovala founder & CEO David Rabie introduces his smart, cloud-connected oven to cook ready-made meals with a smartphoneJul 11, 2017 Listen
E744: Initialized Capital Operating Partner & TechCrunch contributor Kim-Mai Cutler on affordable housing crisis in San Francisco Bay Area at intersection of race, class, & Silicon ValleyJul 07, 2017 Listen
E743: News Roundtable! Robert Scoble & Iain Thomson talk new Apple AR, iPhone’s 10 yrs, data collecting destroying privacy for everybody, Amazon gets Whole Foods, Google stops Gmail scan, Trump attacks, Binary Capital, Uber futureJun 30, 2017 Listen
E742: Stockholm Startup Showcase with Tyler Crowley: Tictail connects world’s best designers; FishBrain levels up fishing with data; Simris pioneers agribusiness with algae; Venue crowdsources live music experiencesJun 27, 2017 Listen
E741: Kevin Rose, True Ventures PT2: Best ways to pitch, lessons from investing & Google Ventures, cryptocurrency, housing crises, tech & politicsJun 23, 2017 Listen
E740: Kevin Rose, True Ventures PT1: early Digg days, what it takes to make great products, building Oak meditation app w/fan engagement & real-time data, evaluating founder-investor fit, advice for pitchingJun 20, 2017 Listen
E739: “Gut Feel” in angel investing: Wharton Prof of Entrepreneurship Laura Huang on how early investors make decisions, quantifying the unquantifiable, questioning meritocracy, the role of gender & other biases (& how to hack them)Jun 13, 2017 Listen
E738: Treehouse online coding school & founder Ryan Carson get aspiring programmers & developers “zero to job-ready” & use the power of apprenticeships to close the tech skills gap for underrepresented groupsJun 06, 2017 Listen
E737: Brit + Co founder & CEO Brit Morin on building her digital media & ecommerce powerhouse at intersection of creativity & tech, connecting users w/makers, partnering w/Target, inspiring women & Gen Z, & defining the future of retailJun 02, 2017 Listen
E736: Robinhood uses free stock trading to open access to the entire American financial system; co-founder Vlad Tenev talks mission, building a billion dollar startup & the business of millennial money managementMay 30, 2017 Listen
E735: All #AskJason: Failing after product-market fit, consumer app VC & monetization, the (un)necessity of patents, (un)fundable b-corps, hard lessons, focus above everythingMay 26, 2017 Listen
E734: Live Crowdfunding Startup Showcase: product pitches & investor inquiries w/Swiftmile, Lendsnap, Kylie.ai, LEAF, NowRX & Laugh.ly – presented by SeedInvest & LAUNCHMay 23, 2017 Listen
E733: News Roundtable! Molly Wood (Marketplace) & Ben Parr (Octane AI): future of net neutrality, Google Lens & iPhone-less predictions, Uber Freight, Biz Stone’s return, how to save Twitter, Elon’s tunnel vision, breaking Trump chaosMay 19, 2017 Listen
E732: “The Syndicate”: 7 top startups across 7 verticals pitch to 20 world-class investors, w/Cafe X, Connected Signals, Blokable, Tueo Health, Interviewed, PowerScout, Underground CellarMay 12, 2017 Listen
E731: Inside LAUNCH Incubator, PT2: Ready: Cross-platform programming for personal robotics; Keepster: Curating messages to keep what matters most; Genius Link: Fixing broken links for global brands; Poppins: Child care reimagined with invitation-based serviceMay 09, 2017 Listen
E730: Inside LAUNCH Incubator, PT1: Transported: Virtual Reality Tours for Real Estate & FitBod: Personalized strength-training powered by machine learningMay 05, 2017 Listen
E729: Founder Richard Craib shares his A.I. hedge fund Numerai, built with an anonymous network of 15,000 (& counting) data scientists, encryption, the blockchain, his own currency to reward collaboration, and a mission to manage the world’s moneyMay 02, 2017 Listen
E728: “Angel” Sneak Peek + Startup Tune-up: Founder Institute students get first-look at Jason’s upcoming book on angel investing, as he refines their pitches & shares career lessons, insights & adviceApr 28, 2017 Listen
E727: Future of Food: ROBOTS! w/Alex Garden (Zume Pizza), Henry Hu (Cafe X), Deepak Sekar (Chowbotics); bonus: Hotel Tonight’s Amanda Richardson shares how to grow revenue by giving away your productApr 25, 2017 Listen
E726: Investor Outlook with Hunter Walk (Homebrew), Megan Quinn (Spark Capital), & Jalak Jobanputra (FuturePerfect VC); bonus: Rishi Garg, Mayfield (prev. VP CorpDev, Twitter) shares how to stay sane while selling your companyApr 21, 2017 Listen
E725: 500 Startups’ Dave McClure shares strategies as SV’s most prolific investor, common early-stage startup mistakes & advice to founders; Greylock’s Sarah Tavel on 10 lessons from scaling PinterestApr 18, 2017 Listen
E724: Investor Outlook with Gil Penchina (Flight.vc), Cyan Banister (Founders Fund), Ryan Feit (SeedInvest); Jed Katz of Javelin Venture Partners on a step-by-step practical guide to getting your Series BApr 14, 2017 Listen
E723: Stripe CEO Patrick Collison on building his online payment powerhouse, creating Atlas to incorporate the world’s entrepreneurs, public/private markets, & increasing the GDP of the internetApr 11, 2017 Listen
E722: Bill Gurley of Benchmark, SV leader & legendary investor (Uber, Twitter, Snapchat) at LAUNCH Festival April 6 2017Apr 07, 2017 Listen
E721: News Roundtable! Iain Thomson (The Register) & Austin Smith (Inside): ISP privacy shattered, Palmer Luckey leaves, FB rips off Snap (again), Elon’s Neuralink & SpaceX hits, Trolls & Idiots of the WeekMar 31, 2017 Listen
E720: Capital Factory founder Josh Baer on making Austin a startup hub & beacon for talent, investing hits & spectacular failures, nailing deal flow, crowdfunding & rising tide of opportunities for entrepreneurs @ at Cisco Spark Haus, SXSW 2017Mar 28, 2017 Listen
E719: Pear.vc Managing Partner Mar Hershenson on Clinching the Series A: Creating & executing your Ops plan, success metrics, critical data, investor engagement, effective leadership, & navigating fundraising & future marketsMar 24, 2017 Listen
E718: NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson on building to $1b run rate, early days at Oracle, McAfee & Sun, pioneering enterprise, prioritizing sales, going public, the CEO’s toughest job & the future of employmentMar 21, 2017 Listen
E717: News Roundtable! Rolfe Winkler (WSJ) & Tess Townsend (Recode): Google, voice-assistant wars & fax-sending bots, political ads & activism, Trump tweets & Twitter slump, Zenefits former CEO starts over, PewDiePie & moreMar 17, 2017 Listen
E716: People & Product: Intercom co-founder Des Traynor on importance of alignment, building a product-first co., hiring by values, scaling carefully, & avoiding churnMar 14, 2017 Listen
E715: News Roundtable! Liz Gannes and Ben Parr talk Snap IPO & predictions, Trump tweets & H1B, FB & fake news, Uber seeks no. 2 exec, drone-bearing cars & 3D-printed houses & moreMar 07, 2017 Listen
E714: SeedInvest co-founder Ryan Feit on the equity crowdfunding revolution, giving new access to startups & non-accredited investors, & opening the door for Wolf3D founder Timmu Tõke to integrate humanity within VRMar 03, 2017 Listen
E713: All #AskJason, PT2: How to break into VC, building social networks, disrupting housing & transportation, taking risks, & the meaning of successFeb 28, 2017 Listen
E712: All #AskJason, PT1: VC ethics, investing strategies, picking winners, patents & NDAs, women in entrepreneurship, bootstrapping to success & moreFeb 24, 2017 Listen
E711: IFTTT co-founder & CEO Linden Tibbets on building his leading IoT connector of services & 3rd-party devices, essential applets, Alexa everywhere & the dominance of digital assistanceFeb 21, 2017 Listen
E710: REstore founder Jan-Willem Rombouts solves the electrical grid & balances renewable energy with virtual power stations; Bonus LAUNCH SCALE: Greylock’s Josh Elman on making your product viral in 5 easy waysFeb 17, 2017 Listen
E709: VC Outlook w/Jeff Clavier (SoftTech), Omar Hamoui (Sequoia), Patricia Nakache (Trinity) & Aydin Senkut (Felicis): lessons learned, greatest misses, Series A crunch, SV v. int’l, startups behaving badly, & the Trump factor — at Upfront Summit 2017Feb 14, 2017 Listen
E708: Filmed at Upfront Summit 2017! Vinod Khosla on his journey from entrepreneur to VC, early days at Sun Microsystems, changing the trajectory of the internet, advice to founders & investors, future of cleantech, AI & job growthFeb 10, 2017 Listen
E707: Jam Session! Startup founders, growth & marketing experts share best practices for communication: use landing pages to capture free traffic, run your marketing department like a tv newsroom, & grow with exponential long-term impactFeb 07, 2017 Listen
E706: Part 2: Sam Harris, “Waking Up” host, philosopher & neuroscientist on Trump’s asymmetric warfare, Muslim ban, the Jihadism problem, Zuck’s moral compass, fake news & how to avoid the A.I. apocalypseFeb 03, 2017 Listen
E705: Sam Harris, “Waking Up” host, author, philosopher & neuroscientist, on dawn of A.I. & the uncanny valley of robotics, science of morality, mindful meditation & Trump’s lies – PART 1Jan 31, 2017 Listen
E704: Napster co-founder Jordan Ritter & his new Atlas Informatics are redefining search to solve digital chaos in the age of contextual intelligence; the future of cybersecurity, privacy, AI/machine learning, & political turbulenceJan 27, 2017 Listen
E703: News Roundtable! Katie Benner (NYT) and Amir Efrati (The Information): self-driving, Trump & tech, SV apocalypse preppers, the future of net neutrality, Snap readying for IPO, Zuck campaigning?, moreJan 24, 2017 Listen
E702: Stellar startups at CES ‘17 PART 2: wearable interactive lightshow, Raspberry Pi bests, smart garbage that shops, hack-free home security, paper airplane drones, connected baby, tech hubs & moreJan 20, 2017 Listen
E701: PART 1: The best of future tech & stellar startups at CES with Dave Mathews (NewAer): Alexa everywhere, drones rising, autonomous everything, carsharing & the surging of electric vehicles, w/ChargePoint & VULOGJan 17, 2017 Listen
E700: Ring CEO & Chief Inventor James Siminoff on reinventing home security with 1st wi-fi-enabled video doorbell, reducing neighborhood crime, & the future of home automationJan 13, 2017 Listen
E699: Mighty Networks founder & CEO Gina Bianchini builds smarter social networks for business and lasting online communities, using lessons from Ning & the best tools for efficient entrepreneurshipJan 10, 2017 Listen
E698: Best of SCALE! SaaStr Founder Jason Lemkin on getting from $1m to $10m in ARR; Calm Founder Alex Tew demos how to land 100,000 users before you launchJan 03, 2017 Listen
E697: Sunflower Labs co-founder Alex Pachikov on modernizing home security with world’s first smart sensor & drone technology; Bonus LAUNCH SCALE: Homebrew Partner Satya Patel on locking down Series ADec 27, 2016 Listen
E696: The Distracted Mind’s Adam Gazzaley on our mental degradation, designing products for health, safety & performance, & how we can rescue our brains from high-tech addictionDec 23, 2016 Listen
E695: News Roundtable! Dave Mathews (NewAer) & Iain Thomson (The Register) on 2016 best & 2017 bets: Apple follies, drones rising, hacking everywhere, Putin in play, Trump’s tech, self-driving bets, fake FacebookDec 16, 2016 Listen
E694: Leade.rs Founder Loic Le Meur on building Europe’s tech with LeWeb, investing in SV powerhouses LinkedIn & Evernote, and now creating a marketplace for the world’s greatest speakersDec 09, 2016 Listen
E693: Founder Tom Patterson on growing Tommy John 2.5x YOY in a $41b industry; Future of Fundraising with Paul Judge (Luma), Christine Tsai (500 Startups), Ryan Feit (SeedInvest)Dec 02, 2016 Listen
E692: CEO David Sacks on scaling Z2, the next generation of Zenefits; Founders Fund Partner Cyan Banister shares 10 strategies for scaling company cultureNov 29, 2016 Listen
E691: LAUNCH SCALE: Yossi Vardi shares insights from 85 investments & 26 exits: execution over ideas, mastering persistence, and winning the game that is based on failureNov 22, 2016 Listen
E690: Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman on reinventing & revitalizing real estate for the consumer; Pear Founding Partner Pejman Nozad on his journey to America, from selling carpets to building a $20b portfolioNov 18, 2016 Listen
E689: News Roundtable! Molly Wood (Marketplace) & Eric Newcomer (Bloomberg) on Trump’s triumph, tech, Thiel, the flaws of polling & data journalism, the future of jobs, & the fate of Silicon ValleyNov 11, 2016 Listen
E688: R/GA Ventures’ Nick Coronges & Richard Ting help startups scale and build enduring brands, forge founder partnerships with major players, and invest in creative capital to dominate the NYC ecosystemNov 04, 2016 Listen
E687: Harry’s co-founder & co-CEO Andy Katz-Mayfield shares e-commerce expertise and the science of customer acquisition, vertical integration & direct-to-consumer marketingNov 01, 2016 Listen
E686: Douglas Rushkoff on “Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity,” exposing the downside of the digital revolution, income inequality & growth agendas of large companiesOct 28, 2016 Listen
E685: CEO John Shahidi on evolving Shots Studios from selfie app to mega-talent content creator, making videos with Justin Bieber & Floyd Mayweather, & discovering the next generation of comedy superstarsOct 25, 2016 Listen
E684: Jam Session! Startup founders & growth experts share best strategies to become an influencer, build a channel sales program, & engineer your way to content successOct 21, 2016 Listen
E683: Founder Nancy Lublin (DoSomething.org, Dress for Success) takes on suicide prevention with Crisis Text Line, partnering the power of human empathy with machine learning to save livesOct 18, 2016 Listen
E682: Unity co-founder David Helgason on creating world’s leading 2D & 3D game-making platform, gaming industry trends & challenges, & the future of VR & AROct 14, 2016 Listen
E681: Tala founder Shivani Siroya on transforming microfinance & loans in emerging markets, using untraditional data & behavioral variables to build a global industry & being the CEO of Chris Sacca’s favorite portfolio companyOct 11, 2016 Listen
E680: Farmers Business Network co-founder & CEO Amol Deshpande on using data to empower farmers, how food supply actually works, GMOs & organics pros/cons & the future of feeding humanityOct 07, 2016 Listen
E679: Internet Harassment & Free Speech: Quinn Norton & Kevin Marks join Jason to debate how trolling, human rights, and anonymity v. transparency play out online and in real lifeOct 04, 2016 Listen
E678: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Edward Humes on his book “Door to Door,” the world of transportation, the tech behind on-demand, & the future of alternative fuel, autonomous travelSep 30, 2016 Listen
E677: Chris Sacca & Matt Mazzeo, Part 2: Shark Tank, investing in diversity, Lowercase Alpha, eSports, voting, & the privilege & pressure of spending OPM (other people’s money)Sep 27, 2016 Listen
E676: Chris Sacca & Matt Mazzeo, Lowercase Capital, Part1: Universal principles of building startups, investing with integrity, major Twitter stumbles & best solutions for its future growth (or purchase)Sep 23, 2016 Listen
E675: Chain CEO & Co-founder Adam Ludwin on creating the tool helping the top financial firms deploy blockchain, history & future of bitcoin, relevance & the long-term effect of DAO hack, Twitter, Apple, Tesla & a multitude of tech tangents & predictionsSep 20, 2016 Listen
E674: Upfront Ventures’ Mark Suster shares secrets from both sides of the table: advice for pitching to VCs, best founder qualities, investing in lines not dots, skipping demo day, missing Uber, being pro-a16z & pro-IPOSep 16, 2016 Listen
E673: News Roundtable! Cade Metz of Wired & Ellen Huet of Bloomberg talk Apple event, a16z & WSJ haggle over returns, Theranos, startups tightening belts, Airbnb anti-discrimination policy, burrito-bearing drones, Burning Man & moreSep 09, 2016 Listen
E672: SumoMe & AppSumo Founder Noah Kagan on being Facebook emp #30, getting fired & losing $185m in co. shares, why email marketing reigns supreme & tips to grow your website traffic, lists & audienceSep 06, 2016 Listen
E671: All #AskJason: Wooing investors after failure, advice for introverts, approach to pricing, tackling growth, B2B vs. B2C & moreSep 02, 2016 Listen
E670: Munchery CEO & Co-founder Tri Tran on escaping Vietnam and pioneering a food movement in America with his healthy dinner-delivery powerhouseAug 30, 2016 Listen
E669: Moon Express’ Bob Richards on being 1st private co. to get permission to go beyond earth’s orbit, plans for moon mining, creating an 8th continent, & unlocking resources of the universeAug 26, 2016 Listen
E668: News Roundtable! Jeff Bercovici (Inc.) & Olivia Zaleski (Bloomberg): Hampton Creek controversy & SEC inquiry, Peter Thiel’s revenge & the end of Gawker, robotics & self-driving carsAug 23, 2016 Listen
E667: Redpoint VC & analyst Tomasz Tunguz on his new book “Winning with Data,” advice for startups, using data to transform business, key investment outlook predictions, the best data-driven co’s & moreAug 19, 2016 Listen
E666: PT2-Ed Catmull, President Pixar-Disney & author “Creativity, Inc.” on Disney merge, the art of good filmmaking, building creative culture through radical support, risk-taking to triumph & failure, & storytelling struggles that led to timeless classicsAug 16, 2016 Listen
E665: PT1-Ed Catmull, Pixar-Disney President & “Creativity, Inc.” author on his early days as a pioneer in computer animation, learning from George Lucas & Steve Jobs, struggles with Disney, the creative necessities of loyalty, change & failureAug 12, 2016 Listen
E664: News Roundtable! Ari Levy (CNBC) & Rolfe Winkler (WSJ): Walmart snags Jet.com – Google, gov’t & anti-trust – U.S. debt crisis – Uber & the China market – Elon & future of energy – startups behaving badlyAug 09, 2016 Listen
E663: “Godfather of SaaS” Jason Lemkin shares the early indicators of hyper-growth SaaS & his investment strategies with LAUNCH IncubatorAug 02, 2016 Listen
E662: Jam Session! Startup founders share best practices for e-commerce: Leveraging data, optimizing paid & offline acquisition, & thinking beyond digital to create trustJul 29, 2016 Listen
E661: George Hotz, founder of Comma.ai, on the vision & technology behind his Tesla rival, autonomous driving startupJul 22, 2016 Listen
E660: Antonio Garcia Martinez shares insights from his bestselling ”Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley,” revealing the secrets of Facebook, Twitter, Y Combinator, dodgy SV deals & startup strugglesJul 19, 2016 Listen
E659: Founder Institute CEO Adeo Ressi shares lessons from running his global startup powerhouse, characteristics of successful founders, funding strategies & hardshipsJul 12, 2016 Listen
E658: #AskJason at The Last Mile tech accelerator & training program at San Quentin State PrisonJul 08, 2016 Listen
E657: SeedInvest Co-founder Ryan Feit on his role in passing JOBS Act, spearheading Title III & the equity crowdfunding revolutionJul 05, 2016 Listen
E656: News Roundtable! Robert Scoble (Upload VR) & Iain Thomson (The Register); Tesla’s fatal crash, useless jetpacks, VR craze, gun control, national security & moreJul 01, 2016 Listen
E655: Journalist Virginia Heffernan on her new book, “Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art,” the web’s earliest days, Twitter poetry & pain, free speech, minimalist theism, TV triumphs & moreJun 28, 2016 Listen
E654: Producer David Gluck brings JOBS Act Title III to life with his immersive “The Speakeasy,” the first equity crowdfunding theater project in the U.S.Jun 24, 2016 Listen
E653: #AskJason @ Microsoft Global Startup Roadshow: global economic engagement, universal CEO challenges, China’s B2C market, fundraising metrics & moreJun 21, 2016 Listen
E652: News Roundtable! Katie Benner, NYT & Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg: More Gawker-Thiel, 1st amendment, FB moral obligations, Microsoft buys Linkedin, Theranos slow-motion train wreckJun 17, 2016 Listen
E651: Trello CEO Michael Pryor on scaling internationally to 1.1m daily users, benefits to hiring remote devs, and the future of work and communicationJun 14, 2016 Listen
E650: Jam Session! Startup founders share best practices for customer management, satisfaction & successJun 10, 2016 Listen
E649: News Roundtable! Jessica Lessin (The Information) & Nellie Bowles (The Guardian) talk Thiel v. Gawker, the Trump effect on SV & the moral obligations of FBJun 07, 2016 Listen
E648: All #AskJason: cannabis, education, diversity, real estate, funding & more at #TWiSTlive, Microsoft ReactorJun 03, 2016 Listen
E647: IBM SmartCamp 2015 showcase: Winner Jessika Lora’s CarForce connects customers & dealers; finalists Mike Holt of Singapore’s gridComm makes smart street lights & Yoly Avalos of Bquate rocks music distribution in Latin AmericaMay 31, 2016 Listen
E646: TWiST Live at Microsoft Reactor! Eric Ries, author of “The Lean Startup” & upcoming “The Leader’s Guide,” on the science of startup success & pro-entrepreneurship public policyMay 27, 2016 Listen
E645: David Bennahum, Alpha Venture advisor & Founding Maker of Ready, shares his new coding education program for kids & the urgency of computational literacyMay 24, 2016 Listen
E644: Accelerator panel with Dave McClure (500 Startups), Emily Kirsch (Powerhouse), Cameron Teitelman (StartX); Joel Spolsky of Stack Overflow on his developer Q&A juggernautMay 17, 2016 Listen
E643: Vicarious co-founder Scott Phoenix on innovating in AI & the race to unlock the human brain to create artificial general intelligence, the last tech humans will inventMay 13, 2016 Listen
E642: News Roundtable! Veronica Belmont & Dave Mathews talk Bots galore, best VR, Twitter security v. privacy, Facebook curation controversyMay 11, 2016 Listen
E641: Tony Xu, DoorDash Co-founder & CEO, on building a thriving business in the difficult on-demand marketMay 03, 2016 Listen
E640: AOL co-founder Steve Case on the internet revolution & innovation roadmap in his new book, “The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future”Apr 29, 2016 Listen
E639: All-star angel investors Gil Penchina (FlightVC), Paige Craig (ArenaVC) & Jenny Fielding (Techstars); FanDuel’s Nigel Eccles on explosive success, mass appeal of daily fantasy sportsApr 26, 2016 Listen
E638: Blake Scholl, CEO & Founder of Boom Technology, resurrects the dream of fast flight with his supersonic passenger airplaneApr 19, 2016 Listen
E637: Foursquare CEO Jeff Glueck on using data to map the global economy, bridging digital with physical; Houzz CEO & Co-founder Adi Tatarko designs home dreams for 35m users worldwideApr 12, 2016 Listen
E636: Pioneers of space tech & 3D printing: Planet Lab’s Will Marshall & Carbon3D’s Joe DeSimone at LAUNCH FestivalApr 08, 2016 Listen
E635: VCs Hunter Walk (Homebrew), Aileen Lee (Cowboy Ventures), Jed Katz (Javelin Venture Partners) on the state of investing; Cyanogen’s Kirt McMaster demos his new platform MODApr 01, 2016 Listen
E634: Hadley Wickham, RStudio Chief Scientist & open source pioneer, on breakthroughs in data science, visualization, statistics & the biggest philosophical questions facing humanityMar 31, 2016 Listen
E633: News Roundtable! Ben Parr & Lon Harris dissect A.I. gone bad, robots taking over, Hulk Hogan, free speech, political scandal, low-paying jobs, & the future of citiesMar 25, 2016 Listen
E632: Parker Thompson, a.k.a. @StartupLJackson, shares insights from creating his wildly popular Twitter persona & turns full focus toward new work at AngelListMar 22, 2016 Listen
E631: Sebastian Thrun (Udacity, fmr GoogleX) & George Zachary (CRV) on democratizing higher ed & the future of jobs; bonus: Ludlow Venture’s Jonathon Triest on authenticity & successMar 18, 2016 Listen
E630: Keith Rabois on his home-buying disruptor Opendoor, the political storm, advice for founders & the rules of innovation; bonus: Cyan Banister on investing with purposeMar 15, 2016 Listen
E629: Hyperloop Tech co-founders Shervin Pishevar & Brogan BamBrogan are making the dream of high-speed travel a reality, changing the future of transportation & citiesMar 11, 2016 Listen
E628: SocialCapital’s Chamath Palihapitiya on the state of the tech industry, politics, diversity, four keys to picking investors, and the changing morality in America at LAUNCH Festival 2016Mar 08, 2016 Listen
E627: Pinterest product growth lead Casey Winters gives a crash course in growing a startup (or, WTF is growth?)Mar 04, 2016 Listen
E626: Zapier CEO & Co-Founder Wade Foster on creating the ultimate app connector, & the future of automation and integrationMar 01, 2016 Listen
E625: Jonah Greenberger’s Bright brings affordable solar energy, and new career opportunities, to Mexico; Jennie Ripps shakes up the first tea cocktail mixer w/Owl’s BrewFeb 26, 2016 Listen
E624: Thinking through the funnel: Des Traynor, Intercom founder, teaches the LAUNCH Incubator how to acquire & retain customersFeb 23, 2016 Listen
E623: Dennis Mortensen’s startup, x.ai, is an AI assistant that sets up meetings like a human, and that’s only the beginningFeb 19, 2016 Listen
E622: Alec Ross, Sen. Advisor for Innovation during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as Sec. of State, discusses his new book & the “Industries of the Future” propelling us forwardFeb 16, 2016 Listen
E621: Science rules! Rowbots transforms agriculture with robotic farming & Experiment.com crowdfunds cutting-edge researchFeb 12, 2016 Listen
E620: Sprig co-founder & CEO Gagan Biyani scales sustainable, on-demand healthy food up to the next levelFeb 09, 2016 Listen
E619: News Roundtable! Marketplace’s Molly Wood & The Guardian’s Nellie Bowles: Theranos, LinkedIn, Yahoo!, what’s up w/YC, warped SF, & the land customer service forgot (hint: SV)Feb 05, 2016 Listen
E618: Brock Pierce (Blockchain Capital Partner & Bitcoin Foundation Chair), breaks down blockchain protocol, bitcoin mining & scalability, innovative use cases, & the future of cryptocurrencyFeb 02, 2016 Listen
E617: WSJ’s John Carreyrou shares his investigative reporting on Theranos, including latest & breaking: CMS declares the co. an immediate public health threat & Walgreens suspends testingJan 28, 2016 Listen
E616: Change.org Founder & CEO Ben Rattray launches mobile platform, Change Politics, and shares insights from 9yrs leading online activism & citizen engagementJan 26, 2016 Listen
E615: News Roundtable! Mattermark’s Danielle Morrill & NYT’s Katie Benner dig into the state of the markets, funding & IPO fall-outs, Apple A.I. & VR, on-demand faves, & projections for 2016Jan 22, 2016 Listen
E614: Co-founder & CEO Emily Kirsch leads the charge with Powerhouse, the world’s 1st incubator/accelerator dedicated to solarJan 19, 2016 Listen
E613: Andy Artz (SocialCapital) shares major keys to mobile growth success; Cheshire.tech, the winners of Jason’s “Request for Startup” proposalJan 15, 2016 Listen
E612: All #AskJason: scaling strategies, pitching tips, video trends, traction tactics, cautionary hiring, valuable practices and more for 2016Jan 12, 2016 Listen
E611: Jed Katz of Javelin Venture Partners shares his 52-pt Series A checklist at LAUNCH Incubator; bonus: HomeHero’s Kyle Hill on 7 values that guide his company cultureJan 08, 2016 Listen
E610: Chris Impey on “Beyond: Our Future in Space” & the great entrepreneurial opportunities awaiting us thereJan 05, 2016 Listen
E609: Scott Croyle on his vision for Nextbit & Robin, Future of the Kitchen, Matt Galligan shares lessons from Circa at LAUNCH Mobile Wearables IoTJan 01, 2016 Listen
#AskJason: Rachel Proffitt & Todd Carpenter of WSGR tackle tough startup legal questionsDec 30, 2015 Listen
E608: News Roundtable: Best of 2015! The spectacular (and sometimes dangerous) year in drones, space, self-driving cars, Twitter, Elon, Amazon, IPOs, Theranos, & investigative journalismDec 29, 2015 Listen
E607: The Ecommerce Episode! BenchMade Modern, CloudPeeps, and Bento innovate in on-demand customized furniture, human resources, and Asian cuisineDec 25, 2015 Listen
E606: Tim Draper (DFJ) & Troy Carter (AtomFactory) on the state of investing: what’s broken, what’s coming, the virtues of transparency & paranoia, and why Theranos is still one to watchDec 22, 2015 Listen
E605: Jared Fliesler of Matrix Partners & Erik Moore of Base Ventures with rapper Too Short, share rock-star strategies on marketing, messaging, and hustle at LAUNCH ScaleDec 18, 2015 Listen
E604: News Roundtable: Yahoo! (Yikes!), low IPOs, Zuck’s philanthropy, Alibaba buys media, Bitcoin plot thickens, fundraising landscape now & tomorrowDec 15, 2015 Listen
E603: Chris Sacca is back! The legendary investor hears pitches & talks Shark Tank, Twitter, education, climate change, politics, the state of fundraising, what’s nextDec 11, 2015 Listen
E602: Roger Dickey scores $10m Series A from Andreessen Horowitz for his on-demand software dev platform, Gigster; bonus LAUNCH Scale growth lessons from Sue Khim, Brilliant.orgDec 08, 2015 Listen
E601: All Shark Tank / Ask Jason at TWiST Live!Dec 04, 2015 Listen
E600: TWiST Live! Eric Ries on The Lean Startup, the law of sustainable growth, lessons learned, and looking aheadDec 01, 2015 Listen
E599: Building a marketplace & taking it to the streets: Marco Zappacosta of Thumbtack & Sonny Mayugba of Requested share super-growth tactics at LAUNCH ScaleNov 27, 2015 Listen
E598: Babak Hodjat, Sentient.ai Co-Founder & Chief Scientist (& main inventor of tech behind Siri), is creating artificial intelligence that learns and adapts with our every decisionNov 24, 2015 Listen
E597: The “Godfather of SaaS” Jason Lemkin shares his Saastr community, criteria for investing, analysis of SaaS startups & unicorns, and what’s nextNov 20, 2015 Listen
E596: Matthew Markus’ Pembient is creating synthetic rhino horns to disrupt an illegal $750m trade and halt the acceleration of rhinoceros endangermentNov 17, 2015 Listen
E595: SF 49ers CEO Jed York on building the world’s most connected stadium; the Future of Wellness at LAUNCH Mobile Wearables & IoTNov 13, 2015 Listen
E594: Future of the Smartwatch with Pebble Founder & CEO Eric Migicovsky; the Futures of Transportation & On-Demand at LAUNCH Mobile Wearables & IoTNov 10, 2015 Listen
E593: News Roundtable! Twitter hearts, PropF fails, Google-Android antics, IPO dangers, unicorn obsession, smartwatch stalls, self-driving carsNov 07, 2015 Listen
E592: Miles Beckett, “lonelygirl15” creator, returns to healthcare and builds Silversheet, a verification platform and community for doctors, nurses, and surgery centersNov 03, 2015 Listen
E591: Roelof Botha, Partner at Sequoia with David Rusenko, Founder of Weebly; Leah Busque, Founder of TaskRabbit at LAUNCH ScaleOct 30, 2015 Listen
#AskJason: Mobile, Wearables & Internet of Things! Part 3, with Janice Fraser, PivotalOct 28, 2015 Listen
E590: TheTake & Minbox: two LAUNCH festival alums take great risks to innovate and succeed — and become leaders in very different marketsOct 27, 2015 Listen
E589: News Roundtable with Quentin Hardy, NYTimes & Jeff Bercovici, Inc.: Q3 earnings stunner, Theranos mess, Slack dominance, RedYouTube, journalism’s shifting landscapeOct 23, 2015 Listen
E588: Tony Hsieh, Zappos & Joel Simkhai, Grindr on mission, growth, and leadership at LAUNCH ScaleOct 20, 2015 Listen
E587: David Sacks (PayPal, Yammer, Zenefits); Troy Carter (Atom Factory) w/Nalden (WeTransfer) at LAUNCH ScaleOct 16, 2015 Listen
E586: Nami Zarringhalam’s unicorn Truecaller surges past 150m users worldwide; bonus panel on the Future of Finance at #STHLMtechOct 13, 2015 Listen
E585: Jason takes a global look at The Future of Investing with Accel, 500Startups, & Telia at #STHLMTechOct 09, 2015 Listen
E584: Jeffrey Pfeffer, Professor at Stanford Business School, on the toxic “Leadership B.S.” that plagues companies and stifles true innovationOct 06, 2015 Listen
E583: Niklas Zennstrom, Founder of Skype and Atomico, and Sebastian Siemiatkowski, Founder of Klarna, with Jason at #STHLMtechOct 02, 2015 Listen
#AskJason: Mobile, Wearables & Internet of Things! Part 2Oct 01, 2015 Listen
E582: News Roundtable: Ryan Hoover (ProductHunt) & Carmel DeAmicis (Re/code) answer ad blocks, iPhone, Twitter polls, Uber, Slack, and Jason’s definitive millennial quizSep 29, 2015 Listen
E581: The Future of Transportation with Uber, Tesla & Delivery Hero: how they became global leaders, keeping the vision, challenges in the road aheadSep 25, 2015 Listen
E580: Daniel Ek, Founder & CEO of Spotify, on the state of streaming, tenacity, transparency, competition, inspiration — and what’s next for the music juggernautSep 22, 2015 Listen
E579: Founder Bryan Johnson sold Braintree to build an extraordinary world with OS Fund and next-level synthetic biology, A.I., space tools, transportation, and moreSep 18, 2015 Listen
E578: Tim O’Reilly’s WTF Economy takes on how tech is transforming the workforce, creating a new narrative for the future of business and societySep 15, 2015 Listen
E577: Bryn Mooser’s RYOT.org is using VR to transform journalism and bring us a deeper, visceral understanding of the most important stories from around the worldSep 11, 2015 Listen
#AskJason: Mobile, Wearables & Internet of Things! Part 1Sep 10, 2015 Listen
E576: LAUNCH Incubator 2: Matt Epstein, VP Marketing of Zenefits, opens his playbook & shares how he led the SaaS powerhouse to monumental growth in 3yrsSep 08, 2015 Listen
E575: Greg Sommer, Founder & CEO of Sandstone Diagnostics Inc., brings male fertility testing & tools to the at-home health diagnostics movementSep 04, 2015 Listen
E574: Investing legend & technology pioneer Ann Winblad shares decades of insights on funding software unicorns, finding breakthrough talent, and auditioning the future every daySep 01, 2015 Listen
E573: News Roundtable! Google’s Alphabet, Amazon heat, Ashley Madison scorched earth, WTF Stock Market, ethics of watching real-life violent contentAug 28, 2015 Listen
E572: Ben Nader, CEO/Founder of Butterfleye, launches Indiegogo today with his home security camera that is smart, wireless, portable, activity-based … and ready to shipAug 25, 2015 Listen
E571: Larry Lessig launches exploratory campaign to run as the “Referendum President,” fix the corrupt campaign system & restore representative democracyAug 21, 2015 Listen
E570: Carrie Southworth, Co-Founder of Twigtale, created a platform for personalized children’s books, bringing kids joy & helping them through transitionsAug 18, 2015 Listen
E569: All #AskJason: Zirtual lessons, product launch tips, VCs & copycats behaving badly, crowdfunding v. raising, remote devs, side projects, living in the now — and moreAug 14, 2015 Listen
E568: Jalak Jobanputra, Founder of FuturePerfect Ventures, delivers comprehensive breakdown of startup funding options, clearing up the murky investor soup | LAUNCH Incubator 2Aug 11, 2015 Listen
E567: Maren Kate Donovan’s Zirtual connects high-quality, remote EAs with entrepreneurs, breaking wide open new opportunities for employment & hiringAug 07, 2015 Listen
E566: News Roundtable! Twitter turbulence, Facebook-YouTube video wars, prez hopefuls courting/alienating Silicon Valley, cyberattacks, supercomputersAug 05, 2015 Listen
E565: Ahryun Moon, founder of EtchApp & the return of “Ask Jason”!Jul 31, 2015 Listen
E564: Julie Fredrickson, CEO & Co-founder of Stowaway Cosmetics, is a direct-to-consumer innovator taking on a $60b industryJul 28, 2015 Listen
E563: Ali Vahabzadeh, founder of Chariot, hopes to change the way we move around cities with the first-ever crowdsourced shuttle serviceJul 24, 2015 Listen
E562: Chuck Johnson, blogger & founder of gotnews.com, on being permanently banned from Twitter & his controversial journalism & beliefsJul 23, 2015 Listen
E561: Christine Boyle, founder of Valor Water Analytics, developed tools to fix our broken, archaic water system & recoup lossesJul 21, 2015 Listen
E560: Brian Hoffman’s OpenBazaar.org, a decentralized marketplace to buy/sell anything online with bitcoin, is a Big Idea with Big BackersJul 17, 2015 Listen
E559: Andy Weir, author of NYT bestseller “The Martian” (soon to be Ridley Scott/Matt Damon movie) on writing the year’s science fiction smashJul 13, 2015 Listen
E558: News Roundtable! Reddit’s game of thrones, tech outages seemingly everywhere, hackers gone wild, sex scandals, equity crowdfunding, luxury pot on demand (finally!), Tinder verifiedJul 12, 2015 Listen
E557: LAUNCH Incubator 2: Pinterest product Jason Shellen (formerly Google, AOL & founder of Boxer) on why people love stories not decksJul 07, 2015 Listen
E556: NYT bestselling author Steven Kotler (Tomorrowland, The Rise of Superman, Bold, Abundance) on science fictions turned fact, technologies becoming exponential, what terrifies scientists, & what triggers flowJul 03, 2015 Listen
E555: A.J. Daulerio, Ratter.com founder & former Deadspin & Gawker EIC, talks about the battles, triumphs, opportunities & the specter of bankruptcy in the content worldJun 30, 2015 Listen
E554: TWiST/Inside Drones, Part 3! At Skycatch w/CEO Christian Sanz & the premiere of PixiePath w/CEO Bryan ElliotJun 26, 2015 Listen
E553: LAUNCH Incubator 2 – Josh Elman, Greylock Partner & longtime product manager (Twitter, FB Connect, LinkedIn, RealPlayer) on 4 key aspects of growth to crush your productJun 23, 2015 Listen
E552: Tech innovator Rowan Trollope debuts Cisco Spark, at long last bringing simple, affordable, supreme quality video conferencing to everyoneJun 19, 2015 Listen
E551: News Roundtable w/Benedict Evans & Molly Wood: U.S. tech funding dissected, Apple plays for music & news, Twitter’s shake-up & platform puzzles, the biggest co’s greatest fears, whither VR, rating Mad MaxJun 16, 2015 Listen
E550: 3D Robotics CEO/Founder Chris Anderson on his hottest new drones, the evolution of the hardware renaissance, why he created an open source community & how he built America’s biggest drone makerJun 13, 2015 Listen
E549: Helen Greiner, Founder/CEO CyPhyWorks (prev. iRobot Founder & Roomba inventor), sweeps Kickstarter & takes to the sky with the LVL 1 droneJun 10, 2015 Listen
E548: Jared Fliesler (Matrix Partners, prev. Square, Slide) on 3 important steps towards growth | LAUNCH Incubator 2Jun 06, 2015 Listen
E547: Jeff Dachis, former CEO/Founder Razorfish, is changing the way people manage diabetes with OneDropJun 03, 2015 Listen
E546: #TWiSTLive at Samsung Global Innovation Center: All “Ask Jason”/Shark TankMay 30, 2015 Listen
E545: #TWiSTLive at Samsung Global Innovation Center: Virtual reality demo & fireside chat with Amir Rubin, industry pioneer & CEO of SixenseMay 27, 2015 Listen
E544: News Roundtable – Secret’s bank heist, Google as Game of Thrones, Apple TV’s fate, Facebook’s about-face in revenue sharing, the combustible combo of venture+journalism, weed on demandMay 23, 2015 Listen
E534: Salesforce Founder & CEO Marc Benioff on the importance of philanthropyApr 17, 2015 Listen
E533: Inventor entrepreneur Michael Robertson (DAR.fm, MP3.com) debuts 6 Seconds, a free mobile search engineApr 15, 2015 Listen
E532: Two legends, skateboarder Tony Hawk & investor Chris Sacca, on their long-time friendship, taking huge risks, hustling to success, giving back, and defining legacyApr 10, 2015 Listen
E531: News Roundtable! Ellen Pao vs. Kleiner Perkins: notes & lessons from the courtroom, gender bias in SV & VC culture, viva la mobile video live-streaming!, Jay Z’s Tidal polarizesApr 08, 2015 Listen
E530: Periscope’s CEO/Cofounder Kayvon Beykpour on selling to Twitter, going supernova, and leading the future of live video streamingApr 03, 2015 Listen
E529: Tumml CEO Clara Brenner, Highway1 CEO Brady Forrest & RockHealth CEO Halle Tecco share mission, strategy, diversity & what they look for in foundersMar 31, 2015 Listen
E528: Pebble smashes Kickstarter record for the 2nd time as Founder/CEO Eric Migicovsky goes back to fans and comes up $20mMar 27, 2015 Listen
E527: LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner on the 5 markers of great product and what’s next for the premiere professional platformMar 24, 2015 Listen
E526: Glenn Beck, Founder & Host of TheBlaze on the intersections of tech, mainstream America & national interestsMar 20, 2015 Listen
E525: Peter Thiel (Founders Fund, PayPal, Palantir, Facebook) on being a contrarian & right investor, AI pros & cons, overrated trends & the polarization of wealthMar 16, 2015 Listen
E524: Kickstarter CEO & Cofounder Yancey Strickler on preserving creative & financial integrity and promoting a global visionMar 13, 2015 Listen
E523: Renowned VC Fred Wilson shares insights on his stars (Twitter, Kickstarter, Tumblr), our economy, the future, & his own personalityMar 10, 2015 Listen
E522: Innovative health apps: KurboHealth fights childhood obesity & HealthIQ increases health literacyMar 07, 2015 Listen
E521: Anne Wojcicki, CoFounder 23andMe, helps us access, understand & benefit from our DNAMar 04, 2015 Listen
E520: John Doerr, legendary VC & industry leader, on advising Obama, what’s broken in healthcare & how entrepreneurs can fix itFeb 27, 2015 Listen
E519: CEO/Cofounder Jaron Gilinsky & Storyhunter give unprecedented benefits to video journalists & critical press coverage to conflict regionsFeb 24, 2015 Listen
E518: Cameron Teitelman, Founder & CEO of StartX, breaks the mold by building a powerhouse nonprofit acceleratorFeb 20, 2015 Listen
E517: Elizabeth Iorns & ScienceExchange are revitalizing discovery by giving scientists new avenues for experiments & bringing revenue to labsFeb 17, 2015 Listen
E516: LAUNCH Incubator – Nir Eyal (author, “Hooked”) & Sahil Jain (CEO/Cofounder, AdStage) on how to get users in the door & hooked on your productFeb 13, 2015 Listen
E515: Seth Goldstein, angel & CEO/Cofounder Crossfader.fm (formerly turntable.fm) talks two decades of innovating in music, social & investingFeb 11, 2015 Listen
E514: News Roundtable: Product Hunt & Mattermark founders on what’s cool in content, Oculus rising, Glassless Google, Twitter trolling & totally crushing itFeb 07, 2015 Listen
E513: Legendary journalist, investor & thought-leader Esther Dyson takes on health, science, space, A.I. & our world’s greatest puzzlesFeb 03, 2015 Listen
E512: LAUNCH Incubator: Josh Williams (Cofounder @lastguide, prev Gowalla & FB product guru) on building bridges & tearing down wallsJan 30, 2015 Listen
E511: CEO/Cofounder Stu Wall created Signpost to help local businesses find new customers, nurture existing ones & become world-class marketersJan 27, 2015 Listen
E510: LAUNCH Incubator: Co-founder, Intercom & “Product Whisperer” Des Traynor on managing growth & delivering magicJan 23, 2015 Listen
E509: CEO & Cofounder Greg Galant (Sawhorse Media, Shorty Awards) created Muckrack so you can find the best journalists to cover your productJan 20, 2015 Listen
E508: LAUNCH Incubator: Sam Shank, CEO & Cofounder of Hotel Tonight, breaks down how he created & grew the world’s most loved hotel appJan 16, 2015 Listen
E507: News Roundtable: SONY hacked, the state & future of security, changing of CEO guard(s), challenges for the big co’s, & the great unbundling…of everythingJan 14, 2015 Listen
E506: LAUNCH incubator: Gil Penchina (largest AngelList syndicate) & Steve Huffman (reddit, Hipmunk) get down to brass tacks from both sides of the entrepreneur/investor tableJan 10, 2015 Listen
E534: LAUNCH incubator: Josh Elman, partner Greylock & product master (ex- Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook) shares secrets to successful growth cycleJan 06, 2015 Listen
E505: LAUNCH incubator: Josh Elman, partner Greylock & product master (ex- Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook) shares secrets to successful growth cycleJan 05, 2015 Listen
E504: Niccolo de Masi, Glu Mobile CEO & creator of “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood,” on building an industry phenomenon and the state of gaming past, present & futureJan 02, 2015 Listen
WSGR Startup Basics: When should I sell or shut down my company?Dec 31, 2014 Listen
E503: LAUNCH Incubator: Jared Fliesler, Matrix Partners VC & growth guru (ex- Square, Slide & Google) leads a master class on growing your productDec 30, 2014 Listen
E502: Tristan Walker on the role of culture in tech, the importance of authenticity, and bringing NY hustle to Silicon ValleyDec 26, 2014 Listen
E501: “No holds barred” Part 2: Jason tells all & makes bold predictions for 2015Dec 23, 2014 Listen
E500: The “No holds barred” interview with Jason in the hot seat (PART 1)Dec 19, 2014 Listen
WSGR Startup Basics: How to save money running your startup ?Dec 18, 2014 Listen
E499: OkCupid’s Christian Rudder & his master work “Dataclysm” reveal our uncensored, secret beliefs about race, gender & cultureDec 16, 2014 Listen
E498: ScootNetworks’ shared, smartphone-activated scooters are tearing up the electric transportation marketDec 12, 2014 Listen
BONUS TWIST!: Jason joins Edelman panel on the future of journalismDec 11, 2014 Listen
E497: Year One startups excelling on campus: CampusJob employs college students & BlueLight protects themDec 09, 2014 Listen
E496: Tilt’s social crowdfunding platform lets you create & completely own your campaign, micro to macroDec 05, 2014 Listen
WSGR Startup Basics: What should investors and founders expect from each other?Dec 04, 2014 Listen
E495: DFJ Summit: Jeff Lawson (CEO, Twilio) & Harper Reed (CTO, Obama’s reelection campaign) share lessons from technology’s cutting edgeDec 02, 2014 Listen
E494: Naithan Jones’ AgLocal aims to fix our broken food chain by delivering responsibly-raised meat straight to your doorNov 28, 2014 Listen
E493: Better bridges critical healthcare gaps by providing Personal Health Assistants to advocate, coordinate & optimize your careNov 25, 2014 Listen
E492: News Roundtable: The great Uber debate, ethics in business & journalism, virtual reality boggles, Firefox favors Yahoo!Nov 22, 2014 Listen
E491: Jimmy Chamberlin, Grammy-winning founding drummer of The Smashing Pumpkins & now CEO of LiveOne, on innovation & an incredible journey from music to techNov 18, 2014 Listen
E490: Legendary entrepreneur Reid Hoffman on his best strategies, valuable lessons, the PayPal mafia, and creating one of the first social networksNov 14, 2014 Listen