Best Founders Podcasts (2020)
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You Must Remember This is a storytelling podcast exploring the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century. It’s the brainchild and passion project of Karina Longworth (founder of Cinematical.com, former film critic for LA Weekly), who writes, narrates, records and edits each episode. It is a heavily-researched work of creative nonfiction: navigating through conflicting reports, mythology, and institutionalized spin, Karina tries to sort out what really happened behind the ...
 
True stories for English speakers learning Spanish. From the makers of Duolingo, the most popular language-learning app, comes a new podcast that delivers fascinating real-life stories in easy-to-understand Spanish with English narration. These are not language lessons; they’re life lessons through language. Hosted by Martina Castro, co-founder of NPR’s Radio Ambulante.
 
What if you knew data behind the fastest growing SaaS companies today? Each morning join Nathan Latka as he spends 15 minutes interviewing SaaS founders. You'll learn how SaaS CEO's launched their startup and grew it into a real SaaS business. SaaS Founders range from bootstrapped to funded, MVP to 10,000 customers, pre revenue to pre IPO.
 
There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastards dives in past the Cliffs Notes of the worst humans in history and exposes the bizarre realities of their lives. Listeners will learn about the young adult novels that helped Hitler form his monstrous ideology, the founder of Blackwater’s insane quest to build his own Air Force, the bizarre lives ...
 
Clay and Preston have each grown their own one-person businesses to something much bigger and now they offer weekly coaching calls with freelancers ready to do the same. Your weekly dose of real-world, practical, actionable advice to take your service-based business to the next level—with occasional surprise guest experts or deep dives on must-have skills for success. New shows every Thursday.
 
Courtland Allen interviews the ambitious indie hackers who are turning their ideas and side projects into profitable online businesses. Explore the latest strategies and tools founders are using to discover new trends, escape the 9-to-5 grind, and create their own personal revenue-generating machines. The future is indie!
 
Equity is TechCrunch’s venture capital podcast. In each episode, we bring you the numbers behind the headlines in Venture Captial. TechCrunch reporter Alex Wilhelm teams up with Danny Crichton and Natasha Mascarenhas to give a window into startup land.
 
he Official SaaStr Podcast is the latest and greatest from the world of SaaStr, interviewing the most prominent operators and investors to discover their tips, tactics and strategies to attain success in the fiercely competitive world of SaaS. On the side of the operators, we center around getting from $0 to $100m ARR faster, what it takes to scale successfully and what are the core elements of hiring. As for the investors, we learn what metrics they hone in on when examining SaaS business, ...
 
There’s more news and less comprehension today than any historical period that didn’t involve literal witch trials, and trying to stay on top of it all can feel like playing a game of telephone with 30 people, except everyone’s speaking at the same time and like a third of them are openly racist for some reason. From Cracked co-founder Jack O’Brien, THE DAILY ZEITGEIST is stepping into that fray with some of the funniest and smartest comedic and journalistic minds around. Jack and co-host Mi ...
 
U Up? is the definitive modern dating podcast presented by Betches co-founder Jordana Abraham and comedian Jared Freid, where they discuss their take on the ebbs and flows of the crazy dating world we live in. From interpreting dating app interactions and weird sexual encounters, to defining the relationship and everything in between - they’re here to make sure you don’t die alone. For more fun dating commentary, polls, and bonus content, follow @uuppod on Instagram.
 
To be an effective founder, you need to prioritize and relentlessly focus on getting the right things done...while juggling everything else life throws at you. I interview successful founders to uncover how they navigated these challenges and how you can learn from their successes and mistakes. We cut through the noise to help you build a successful business on your own terms.
 
Short, weekly guided meditations to help you find mindfulness in simply minutes. Join Kelly Smith, founder of Yoga For You, for simple and grounded meditations that help you with real life issues like anxiety, insomnia, self-esteem and manifestation. All meditations are 20 minutes or less bringing you what you need to find mindfulness in just minutes.
 
The Inc. Founders Project brings you the stories of the entrepreneurs building our future. Hosted by Alexa von Tobel (Founder/CEO of LearnVest and now Founder + Managing Partner of Inspired Capital), listen to the tales of guts, inspiration, and drive behind the people and companies at the forefront of technology. Each weekly conversation digs into each founder's professional playbook — and starts to uncover what makes them tick as people.
 
Dickens said, it was the best of the times, it was the worst of the times. The words never been truer. Best because there’s never been a better time to be an entrepreneur. Worst because the clutter is mind-numbing. The Podium aims to break through the noise to bring you the stories of success & failure, grit & struggle, bouquets & brickbats and more from some of the most brilliant entrepreneurs in India. Head over to ThePodium.in to find out more! Don’t forget to check out SlipStream – ThePo ...
 
Business Schooled is a podcast by Synchrony. For Season 2, join business co-founder and investor Soraya Darabi as she hits the road to get schooled by eight entrepreneurs who've graduated from their early start-up days and hit new levels of success. Be sure to subscribe and review Business Schooled after listening.
 
This podcast is like an energy shot without all of the side effects. Our focus is helping you define what real success looks like for you both personally and professionally and bringing your experience, advice and real-life stories from some amazing people on their approach to achieving real success. We want to help you harness your natural superpowers for great success!
 
Kwik Brain is a fun, fast-paced show designed to help busy people learn and achieve anything in a fraction of the time! Your coach, Jim Kwik (his real name), is the brain & memory trainer to elite mental performers, including many of the world’s leading CEO’s and celebrities. In this easy to digest bite-sized podcast, you will discover Kwik’s favorite shortcuts to read faster, remember more, and ‘supercharge’ your greatest wealth-building asset: your brain. Whether you’re a student, senior, ...
 
Have a strong-willed child who doesn't respond to consequences, argues like an attorney, and refuses to do things your way? Good! You're in the right place. Celebrate Calm Founder Kirk Martin has given over 750,000 parents and teachers around the world practical, life-changing strategies to stop power struggles, yelling, and defiance NOW. Based on work with 1,500 challenging kids (many with AD/HD, OCD, ODD, Aspergers, etc.) in his home, and years spent in classrooms, Kirk's approach is refre ...
 
Learn the real stories behind technology and ecommerce companies. We interview founders, marketers, engineers, and investors who are building the next generation of businesses. Whether you want to get a promotion at work or build your own startup, you are in the right place. Practical information every week. Never any ads or sponsors. Revenue is hosted by Safa Mahzari, Founder & CEO of Alluxo. Visit alluxo.com and patreon.com/alluxo.
 
John Sonmez wants to help you become more successful, make more money, deal with difficult coworkers and be so productive everyone thinks you must be abusing a prescription for Ritalin. Listen in every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, as Simple Programmer founder, John Sonmez, answers questions, interviews guests and shares everything he knows to help you become a top performing software developer. The Simple Programmer Podcast is a short podcast that is a mix of career advice, philosophy and s ...
 
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Adrian Dayton is an internationally recognized speaker on social media and business development. At the end of 2013, Adrian launched ClearView Social, a saas software business. ClearView Social makes it easy to get professionals sharing to social media, and is currently in use by over 50,000 professionals worldwide.…
 
Bruce Buchanan is one of Australia’s greatest business builders. As CEO, he scaled Jetstar to Asia’s largest low-cost carrier and then he co-founded ROKT, a global marketing technology business with over $100m in revenue that is powering the transaction moment. In this episode, Bruce shares his story from selling painted rocks on the side of the ro…
 
What I learned from reading Sam Walton: The Inside Story of America's Richest Man by Vance H. Trimble. Charlie Munger on Sam Walton: It's quite interesting to think about Walmart starting from a single store in Arkansas – against Sears Roebuck with its name, reputation and all of its billions. How does a guy in Bentonville, Arkansas, with no money,…
 
Being a modern person in a hidebound culture isn’t easy. Especially when you are a woman because then, your resume is crafted for getting a placement in a ‘good family’. Your qualifications, work experience, education and description all count! But, the less the better! Just like many other women, this is a part of Anuradha Agarwal’s story as well.…
 
Mikael Cho, CEO of Unsplash shares his lessons learned from starting Unsplash as a side project and growing it to a market leader, and disrupting an industry of giants like Shutterstock, Getty, and Adobe Stock with a free business model.
 
On today’s show, I’m joined by a good friend of mine, Chelsea Baldwin as a special guest coach. Together, we coach Australian freelancer-turned-agency-builder Caroline. She has built up a nice freelance business and has begun to work with subcontractors to begin scaling her business. But she’s realizing it’s harder to transition from solo freelance…
 
What if you could get a life insurance policy in just 3 minutes, 24/7? That's now a reality, thanks to Peter Colis and his digital-forward life insurance startup, Ethos. Ethos is a next-gen InsureTech company that puts accessibility front and center, underwriting applicants in real-time via proprietary algorithms. To date, the company has raised $1…
 
For as long as he could remember, David Ash has always loved people and connecting people. So much so, that he describes himself as a matchmaker. Growing up, he connected friends through sports, in college, his job was to connect NYU students with a nightclub, and today he connects institutions and funds with property owners. Am I oversimplifying h…
 
Today, I’m talking with , the Co-Founder and CEO of , where he and his team are modernizing the barbershop experience. Before we jump into the episode, I’ve just got a quick plug for a great project I wanted to mention. Last year, Rob Walling and the MicroConf team launched the 1st annual State of Independent SaaS to give our community of more data…
 
On this edition of Zeit Eyes Jack and Miles discuss people who lost their jobs turning on Trump, there is water on the Moon apparently, the trailer for the Saved by the Bell reboot is out, we learn more about the long term effects of COVID every day, and Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani got engaged...again! Learn more about your ad-choices at https:/…
 
Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore welcome Dr. James Dolezal on the show to chart out some of the important aspects of the Doctrine of God and think through cultural applications in understanding it. With what's going on in the evangelical world today with regard to the God who is - there has been lots of controversy b…
 
GET THE CONFIDENCE YOU NEED TO LEAD YOUR KIDS. Email Casey@CelebrateCalm.com. Tell us your family situation and we’ll put together a custom package to meet your specific needs within your budget or take advantage of our BIG special this week! Want a game plan with 25 specific action stepsthat will build your child's confidence, make them feel capab…
 
In episode 744, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Marcella Arguello to discuss Mike Pence possibly having covid-19, the grocery store wars, vaccinating Santa Claus, Lil Pump endorsing Trump, Borat 2, and more! FOOTNOTES: Members of Pence’s Inner Circle Test Positive for Coronavirus How did Trader Joe’s weather the pandemic better than Whole Foo…
 
Robert is joined by Jake Hanrahan to discuss Satanic Panic. FOOTNOTES: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDTFpof39-U&feature=emb_title https://delanirbartlette.medium.com/the-satanic-panic-and-the-west-memphis-three-e833532970b0w http://www.religioustolerance.org/ra_baker.htm https://theconversation.com/the-legacy-of-implanted-satanic-abuse-memories-…
 
Rob Walling (@robwalling) and I discuss the state of SaaS in October 2020. What are the newest trends? Who's getting ahead right now, what kinds of companies are they starting, and what channels are they taking advantage of? Is SaaS too competitive, and if not, how do you pick the right niche when it all seems so saturated? Are info products, paid …
 
So many of us base major life decisions on what others think is right for us, yet we truly are the experts of our own life. Caytie Pohlen LaClare joins us to share her own journey and how she tunes out the noise to ensure she is making the right decisions for her life, because she knows herself better than anyone else can. Learn more about Caytie a…
 
On this edition of Trend's Eyes Like A Doll's Eyes Jack and Miles discuss Jared Kushner suggesting Black people don't want to be successful, The New York Post has endorsed Trump, Republicans are saying "we would have been fine" if they went with Marco Rubio, the Dodgers are one game away from a World Series title, and the Kazakhstan tourist board h…
 
How do you create a limitless morning routine? I’ve been asked countless times how I start my day, so I could not be more thrilled to share today’s live podcast show with you. In this episode, I highlight some of the most useful practices and resources for making each day limitless. There is no one size fits all when it comes to making each day you…
 
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest big news, chats about the coming week, digs into some recent funding rounds and mulls over a larger theme or narrative from the private markets. You can fol…
 
In episode 743, Jack and Miles are joined by writer and performer Bushra Burney to discuss the fracking debate, undecided voters, Peggy Noonan terrible and racist op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, armed men appearing polling sites, the Havana Syndrome, and more! FOOTNOTES: Trump’s Fracking Fixation Is Not Landing in Pennsylvania Undecided voters in…
 
As a young reporter, Nina Totenberg once got a tip about a robbery underway at the local bank. When she called the bank to confirm, one of the burglars answered the phone. Her career has since taken her from covering misguided crimes to reporting on the country’s highest court. Nina joined National Public Radio in 1975 as a legal affairs correspond…
 
While always "making money online" since school, David started his professional career as a cooperative student at former 120k people HP with stops in Europe and California. Later on, he started as employee no 1 and took over the growth part to further bootstrap Billbee to a 7-(and more)-figure SaaS, now working as the MD for revenue and operations…
 
Why do we need morning standups in our Agile software teams? Some say that they help synchronize the team. Others believe that they are to encourage the team to share. There are many other stories, but I disagree with all of them. I think that we need these meetings in order to trigger guilt in our team members. They have to feel bad when they let …
 
Entrepreneur, CEO and coach with decades of experience across startups, early-stage, small and mid-size companies. Track record includes generating over $1 billion in gains for his investors. Dual passion is not just teaching visionary leadership teams how to build extraordinarily productive, humane and resilient companies but building every one of…
 
On this week’s Sunday Special, J&J talk about waiting to have sex and whether or not people will lose interest in the relationship if you wait too long. A listener writes in to ask why the guy she was seeing called things off after four dates (despite great chemistry), and whether or not it really boils down to the fact that she said she wanted to …
 
Robert is joined by Cody Johnston to discuss Jordan Peterson. FOOTNOTES: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/stephaniemlee/jordan-peterson-daughter-mikhaila-meat-carnivore-diet https://newrepublic.com/article/156829/happened-jordan-peterson https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/hot-thought/201803/jordan-petersons-murky-maps-meaning https://www.n…
 
Born and raised in Barcelona, Spain, I've been creating my own ventures over the last 13 years. At the age of 20 I founded a retail company and raised up to 100 employees and 14 stores across Spain. Later I co-founded Holded, a Business Operating System for small businesses to manage Sales, Finances, Operations & HR in one single beautiful platform…
 
On this edition of In A Geist Room Jack and Miles discuss the incredible athleticism of Mookie Betts, the US is experiencing peak COVID cases right now, Mitch McConnell looks severely ill, and Shaq is kind of an asshole sometimes! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers…
 
BONUS EPISODE from the Run With It podcast: Restaurants have been hit hard during COVID-19. Listen to us brainstorm ways Lindsay and Alessandro can leverage their wine club and community to support their workforce and recover lost income. Subscribe here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/run-with-it-business-ideas-from-successful-entrepreneurs/…
 
Happy birthday Mindful in Minutes! In this special 3 year birthday episode Kelly reflects on the past 3 years of podcasting. She speaks openly about what has changed, what she has learned, and what surprised her during the course of this podcast and announces the newest member of the Mindful in Minutes family- the Meditation Mama podcast (available…
 
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