Jason Calacanis and a rotating group of guest experts bring you this weekly take on the best, worst, most outrageous and interesting stories from the world of Web companies. Calacanis, a podcasting pioneer, gives you an insider's look at what's happening in the tech industry with his trademark blunt style and good humor. Looking to start your own company? Need strategies for improving your business or motivating your team? Just want to catch up on what's happening in Silicon Valley and beyond? Your journey begins here.TAGS:
News Roundtable! Peter Rojas, Betaworks & Teddy Schleifer, Recode: Gawker bought, Magic Leap: real or fraud?, Twitter bots booted, Benchmark moves, VC & vice, crypto plunges, Theranos worst, Mueller indictsTAGS:
E836: News Roundtable! Peter Rojas, Betaworks & Teddy Schleifer, Recode: Gawker bought, Magic Leap: real or fraud?, Twitter bots booted, Benchmark moves, VC & vice, crypto plunges, Theranos worst, Mueller indictsTAGS:
E835: Panda.af founder Daniel Singer created a voice-controlled camera that brings to life the movie in your head, takes on Snapchat & Facebook, shares the secrets of Gen Z & being a serial entrepreneur at 18TAGS:
HVMN Co-founder & CEO Geoffrey Woo on creating world's 1st drinkable ketone, disrupting the sugar market, bio-hacking for optimal performance & super-fueling the future of human healthTAGS:
E834: HVMN Co-founder & CEO Geoffrey Woo on creating world's 1st drinkable ketone, disrupting the sugar market, bio-hacking for optimal performance & super-fueling the future of human healthTAGS:
E833: Crushing Customer Acquisition: Andy Artz, Social Capital explains how to think about your funnel like an investor ("If Warren Buffet Were a Marketer") & Whitney Sales, Acceleprise walks through the optimal sales process @ LAUNCH Festival SydneyTAGS:
E832: The Future of Global VC: Seizing opportunities, markets, customers & money in the U.S., Australia & beyond with Ben Narasin (NEA), Samantha Wong (Blackbird Ventures), Stonly Baptiste (Urban.us) @ LAUNCH Festival SydneyTAGS:
Founder.University #StartupTuneup: 10 startups in portable PT, fashion, sustainable shrimp, Latino services, education, budtenders-brands connector, nuclear-powered space tugs & more get candid feedback from Jason & investor Monique WoodardTAGS:
Jeff Clavier of Uncork Capital shares seed funding strategies: understanding VC, prepping the pitch, setting valuations, targeting investors, avoiding traps & more @ LAUNCH IncubatorTAGS:
All #AskJason! Leveling up teams, data collection dilemmas, Masayoshi Son $100b, getting into investing in SV & beyond, valuations, pizza, China, unemployment, startup patience & moreTAGS:
WSJ investigative reporter John Carreyrou shares how he broke Theranos story & reveals its staggering scope of fraud & deception in his new book, "BAD BLOOD: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup"TAGS:
News Roundtable! Lon Harris & Sarah Cooper: Mystery sonic attacks in Cuba & China, SF's belligerent police-calling scooters, social media data detox attempts, Trumps twitter blocks, Oculus Go steps it up, Elon takes on fake newsTAGS:
Dying for a Paycheck": Stanford Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer shares the dire consequences of toxicity in the modern workplace & solutions for improving employee healtTAGS:
E825: David Bennahum, Founder of the Ready creative building platform (@getreadyio) shares how to extend your runway and be frugal to give your startup the greatest chance of success @ LAUNCH Incubator
00:55 - Jason introduces Ready Founder and Alpha Venture Partner David Bennahum, a LAUNCH Incubator alumnus who’s returned to speak about low-burn culture.
01:42 - David quickly demonstrates Ready. The company raised $3.2M - enough for 18 months of runway in its home city, New York. Re...
E824: "Open Book Challenge"! Jason's request for startups to replace Facebook gets underway: meet four founders with unique solutions to unseat the social media giant (applications open until 6/15/18)TAGS:
It's all about disrupting education on the latest installment of This Week in Startups. Jason welcomes Lambda School CEO Austen Allred to discuss the broken state of overpriced universities, the problem of young people taking on massive debt, Lambda's no-cost-up-front business model, the power of online education to transform people's lives, and more.
Join us for a conversation about breaking new ground in what Jason says is one of the top three most difficult industries to crack.
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E822: Misty Robotics Founder Ian Bernstein (fmr Sphero) intros his programmable robot Misty II, shares insights from developing BB-8, inspiring next generation with STEM education & creating the future of personal robots
01:50 - Jason introduces Ian Bernstein, former co-founder and CTO of Sphero and founder and Head of Product at Misty Robotics. Ian talks about founding entertai...
News Roundtable! Jeff Bercovici, Inc. & Alex Kantrowitz, BuzzFeed: Facebook plays to regain trust, Google A.I. terrifies, Amazon fake reviews, autopilot dilemma, tech's global reckoning, & this week in startups that let you avoid deathTAGS:
News Roundtable! Jeff Bercovici, Inc. & Alex Kantrowitz, BuzzFeed: Facebook plays to regain trust, Google A.I. terrifies, Amazon fake reviews, autopilot dilemma, tech's global reckoning, & this week in startups that let you avoid death
00:53: - Jason introduces his News Roundtable guests: Inc San Francisco Bureau Chief Jeff Bercovici and BuzzFeed Senior Technology Reporter Alex Kantrowitz. Jeff Bercovici talks about his book “Play On: The New Science of Elite Performance at Any Age”...
🔥@jason on @CNBC @SquawkAlley: @amazon v. @walmart in e-commerce war; who will prevail & why? (for now, it's the consumer); @YouTube revamps Music & ditches Red; everyone is confused, a classic @google branding fail; @Instagram new time management tool; anyone fooled?TAGS: