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  • Facebook’s Oversight Board rules on Trump ban plus how to reverse engineer TAM  more | E1211

    Facebook’s Oversight Board rules on Trump ban plus how to reverse engineer TAM & more | E1211

    07/05/2021 Duração: 01h06min

    Jason covers the Facebook Oversight Board's decision on Trump (15:49), gives a potential solution for bad actors on social media that are of public consequence (39:25), provides a concrete way to reverse engineer TAM (55:00), and more!

  • Fundraising | Scaling Your Startup S2 E4 with Density’s Andrew Farah and SoleSavy’s Dejan Pralica | E1210

    Fundraising | Scaling Your Startup S2 E4 with Density’s Andrew Farah and SoleSavy’s Dejan Pralica | E1210

    06/05/2021 Duração: 01h11min

    Two startup CEOs share their approach to fundraising, Andrew Farah explains the strategy he used to raise $100M for Density (03:58), Dejan simplifies his community-forming principles for SoleSavy (38:27), and both give tactical lessons from the mistakes they made along the way (46:23)! Deck: https://bit.ly/3b8gz8g

  • Crafter’s Morgan Spenla on delighting makers with memberships, materials, and a marketplace | E1209

    Crafter’s Morgan Spenla on delighting makers with memberships, materials, and a marketplace | E1209

    05/05/2021 Duração: 57min

    Morgan Spenla shares why her company Crafter delivers a wonderful experience to makers (01:06), how they monetize (15:04), why she hires customer support from Starbucks (48:07), and more!

  • Breaking down Basecamp’s tumultuous week, politics at work  more | E1208

    Breaking down Basecamp’s tumultuous week, politics at work & more | E1208

    05/05/2021 Duração: 47min

    Jason weighs in on Basecamp's ban of political discussion at work (10:57), the ensuing employee exodus (22:40), shares his policy for his companies (26:32), answers a listener's question about how to surround yourself with great people (40:09), and more! Pod Notes: http://bit.ly/e1208Tnotes

  • How Tiger Global is outpacing VC with better, faster, cheaper, capital ft. Founders Fund’s Everett Randle | E1207

    How Tiger Global is outpacing VC with better, faster, cheaper, capital ft. Founders Fund’s Everett Randle | E1207

    30/04/2021 Duração: 52min

    Tiger Global, a crossover hedge fund, is moving at an unprecedented speed and scale in venture capital. Everett Randle of Founder's Fund joins Jason to break down Tiger Global's strategy, discuss the implications for the investing ecosystem (13:14​), explain his "Walmart of VC firms" mental model (24:42​), and more! Pod Notes: http://bit.ly/E1207Tnotes

  • Sales | Scaling Your Startup S2 E3 with GRIN’s Brandon Brown and LeadIQ’s Mei Siauw | E1206

    Sales | Scaling Your Startup S2 E3 with GRIN’s Brandon Brown and LeadIQ’s Mei Siauw | E1206

    29/04/2021 Duração: 54min

    A high-functioning sales machine is a way to predictably scale revenue quickly. Two 8-figure B2B SaaS CEOs share the lessons they've learned from building effective sales teams including how to create an effective sales motion (2:49), structure a sales pod (12:00), hire a great VP of sales (15:10), train SDRs into AEs (28:55), deal with average performers (47:54), and more! Slide Deck Slide Deck: http://bit.ly/SYS-S2E3-Deck

  • Arlan Hamilton on raising $5M in crowdfunding, empowering  educating underestimated founders | E1205

    Arlan Hamilton on raising $5M in crowdfunding, empowering & educating underestimated founders | E1205

    27/04/2021 Duração: 01h19s

    Arlan Hamilton of Backstage Capital discusses her $5M crowdfunding raise on Republic (04:16​), what's "popping" in her current portfolio (20:06), her founder education course (49:46), and more! Check out the pod notes here: http://bit.ly/1205podnotes

  • Emergency Pod! Tim Cook vs. Mark Zuckerberg: Apple and Facebook go to war over privacy updates | E1204

    Emergency Pod! Tim Cook vs. Mark Zuckerberg: Apple and Facebook go to war over privacy updates | E1204

    27/04/2021 Duração: 17min

    Jason dives deep on Apple vs. Facebook: the numbers, the philosophical differences, the potential outcomes & more! (5:05) Check out the full pod notes here: http://bit.ly/e1204podnotes

  • Altimeter’s Brad Gerstner on taking Grab public in largest SPAC ever, fixing broken IPOs | E1203

    Altimeter’s Brad Gerstner on taking Grab public in largest SPAC ever, fixing broken IPOs | E1203

    23/04/2021 Duração: 59min

    Crossover technology investor Brad Gerstner discussed Altimeter Capital taking Grab public in the largest SPAC ever (38:55), why the IPO process is broken and how to fix it (12:55), and the responsibility of people with platforms to encourage responsible retail investing (22:12). As well as, how $2000 for every American invested in the public markets at birth would display the power of capitalism to improve lives (50:50) and more!

  • Social Marketing | Scaling Your Startup S2 E2 with Mehak Vohra and Kate Bradley-Chernis | E1202

    Social Marketing | Scaling Your Startup S2 E2 with Mehak Vohra and Kate Bradley-Chernis | E1202

    21/04/2021 Duração: 01h12min

    Jason is joined by two outstanding CEOs running marketing companies, Mehak Vohra (Skillbank) & Kate Bradley-Chernis (Lately). Mehak shared the strategies she used to drive signups for Skillbank on TikTok(2:57). Kate shared her top business writing techniques (18:48), how to create engagement for B2B sales on LinkedIn (24:15), and more! To see the deck discussed in this episode go to https://bit.ly/3tA7sVb

  • Emergency Pod! Jason reacts to the Apple event: M1 iMac  iPad Pro, AirTags, Podcasts  more | E1201

    Emergency Pod! Jason reacts to the Apple event: M1 iMac & iPad Pro, AirTags, Podcasts & more | E1201

    21/04/2021 Duração: 33min

    Jason reacts to all of Apple's most notable product releases from their Spring Loaded event: Apple Podcasts redesign (2:43), AirTags (13:09), M1 iMac (20:08), M1 iPad Pro (25:15) & more!

  • MetaKovan on financing digital art  buying Beeple’s $69M NFT, plus Clubhouse facing new competition in social audio | E1200

    MetaKovan on financing digital art & buying Beeple’s $69M NFT, plus Clubhouse facing new competition in social audio | E1200

    20/04/2021 Duração: 55min

    First Jason discusses Clubhouse's facing new competition in social audio from Reddit and others (2:44). Then, he asks Crypto investor & entrepreneur MetaKovan why he bought Beeple’s "Everydays" NFT at a Christie's auction for $69M (23:30), what crypto assets he is invested in (28:29), and more!

  • Jason’s EOW (End of Week) | 4/16/20

    Jason’s EOW (End of Week) | 4/16/20

    17/04/2021 Duração: 47min

    New format! Jason's EOW (End of Week): Jason wraps up the week covering some current events he's interested in, explaining things he's been working on (0:00), and answering fan questions live (14:56).

  • Republic CEO Ken Nguyen on making early-stage investing for everyone | E1199

    Republic CEO Ken Nguyen on making early-stage investing for everyone | E1199

    16/04/2021 Duração: 01h11min

    Kendrick Nguyen of Republic, an early-stage investing platform, talks about the power of the retail investor crowd, how startups can convert their followers into investors (13:05), Republic's diligence process for deals on their platform (47:46), and more!

  • Throwback! Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong from November 2017

    Throwback! Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong from November 2017

    15/04/2021 Duração: 20min

    Jason reflects on Coinbase's monumental direct listing (0:00), then tosses to a November 2017 interview featuring Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong (6:21). Check out the pod notes here: https://rb.gy/1vlx74

  • Growth | Scaling Your Startup S2 E1 with Growth University’s Craig Zingerline and Fitbod’s Allen Chen | E1198

    Growth | Scaling Your Startup S2 E1 with Growth University’s Craig Zingerline and Fitbod’s Allen Chen | E1198

    14/04/2021 Duração: 01h14min

    Growth experts Craig Zingerline (Growth University) and Allen Chen (Fitbod) cover how startups can grow their user base, including tactical tips and best practices on building a growth model, acquiring and activating customers, retaining users, measuring performance and more. Check out the deck here: https://rb.gy/fb94ib

  • Dapper Labs CEO Roham Gharegozlou on powering NFTs, NBA Top Shot,  CryptoKitties | E1197

    Dapper Labs CEO Roham Gharegozlou on powering NFTs, NBA Top Shot, & CryptoKitties | E1197

    13/04/2021 Duração: 01h02min

    Dapper Labs CEO Roham Gharegozlou discusses his vision for NFTs and why he created Flow blockchain, how he used CryptoKitties' success to secure the NBA Top Shot partnership (12:26), how building platforms on the blockchain can potentially erode Facebook's power (43:25) and more!

  • Building a production location marketplace with Hank Leber, Co-Founder of Giggster | E1196

    Building a production location marketplace with Hank Leber, Co-Founder of Giggster | E1196

    09/04/2021 Duração: 52min

    Hank Leber, co-founder of Giggster, talks about growing their production location marketplace, onboarding 10,000 locations from a totally offline process and building "Airbnb for professional locations" (0:00). He shares Giggster's fundraising history and the impact of raising at Remote Demo Day (17:35), and also dives into common use cases and more (30:05)! Check out the advanced pod notes here: https://bit.ly/twist-notes-giggster FOUNDERS! Apply to pitch 7000+ angel investors at Remote Demo Day here: https://remotedemoday.com

  • Snack App’s Kim Kaplan PLUS 3 key metrics that matter for consumer, enterprise SaaS  marketplace startups | E1195

    Snack App’s Kim Kaplan PLUS 3 key metrics that matter for consumer, enterprise SaaS & marketplace startups | E1195

    06/04/2021 Duração: 55min

    First, Jason answers fan questions on attracting VCs and the 3 key metrics for consumer, enterprise SaaS and marketplace startups (1:32), then Snack App CEO Kim Kaplan joins to talk about her new Tinder-meets-TikTok dating app (15:21). For in-depth podcast notes, click here: https://bit.ly/E1195-TwistNotes

  • This Week in Startups Australia hosted by Mark Pesce | Season 9 Episode 1 with Jason Calacanis

    This Week in Startups Australia hosted by Mark Pesce | Season 9 Episode 1 with Jason Calacanis

    06/04/2021 Duração: 48min

    Season 9 Episode 1: TWISTA Patron Saint Jason Calacanis joins us to kick off series 9 with a deep dive into the post-pandemic startup world – and the virtuous cycle of successful startups.

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