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Helping bloggers, podcasters, and online business entrepreneurs grow their business! Host Pete McPherson chats with the world's TOP creators, including names like Seth Godin, Neil Patel, Matt Mullenweg (creator of WordPress), John Lee Dumas, and way more.Topics include blogging (duh), SEO, affiliate marketing, podcasting, and monetization (especially digital products and FUNNELS!). ;)
 
Explore WordPress with Josepha Haden, the project’s executive director, and project co-founder Matt Mullenweg. Learn about where WordPress is going, how we’ll get there, and how you can get involved. Join us today and help democratize publishing!
 
The Remote Show is an interview style podcast devoted to all things remote work, entrepreneurship, business and much more. We dive into our guest's personal journey, discuss tips, tools, management concepts and much more in order to help today's remote worker be more productive and fulfilled in work and in life.
 
We interview hard to reach entrepreneurs. (Mark Cuban, Tim Ferriss, Sophia Amoruso, Tony Robbins, Barbara Corcoran, Gary Vaynerchuk, & many more). Unlike most podcast interview series Nathan Chan literally started from knowing nothing. He was just an average guy working in a 9-5 job he utterly hated. He knew nothing about entrepreneurship, nothing about startups, nothing about marketing, and nothing about online or how to build a business. So from launching Foundr Magazine he's gone out and ...
 
Host Mike Maples Jr from venture capital firm FLOODGATE offers lessons from the startup super performers—BEFORE they were successful—featuring interviews with some of Silicon Valley’s most legendary entrepreneurs and thought leaders, including Netscape co-founder Marc Andreessen, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, Nextdoor co-founder Sarah Leary, Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Kreiger, and more.
 
TOA is a community for knowledge exchange and collaboration. Our mission is to help people and organisations become futureproof. Aim high, right?! We connect, grow and inspire technology professionals through media, experiences and educational programs. In this podcast we will give you context around the latest trends so you can make better decisions moving forward. Subscribe for unquarantined ideas and learnings from leaders across the field.
 
The Hacking UI podcast is hosted by Sagi Shrieber and David Tintner, a designer and developer who are also both entrepreneurs, bloggers, productivity/time-hacking maniacs, and all around tech geeks. The first season of the podcast is titled ‘Scaling a Design Team’, in which they speak with design leaders from top notch companies like Facebook, Apple, Invision, and Intercom, to discuss various team structures, responsibilities, and workflows. After quitting their day jobs to work full time on ...
 
As we hear The Startup Story of some of the most successful companies in the world our focus is singular… To give you the belief and courage to Start Your Story. Every successful startup began with a single decision. It’s not about the dream, it’s not about the vision, it’s about having the courage to take that very first step -- to start. How did UBER grow to $50 billion? How did Spanx become massively successful without one dime of venture capital? The stories are out there. But The Startu ...
 
Stuck@Om is a series of conversations about about technology and how it is reshaping our society. Om Malik (a veteran technology writer) sits down and chats with some of the best and the brightest from around the world. The podcasts supplement his writing on his blog, On My Om. (http://om.co)
 
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Many of you know Matt Mullenweg, but what you may not know is that Wordpress (the open source blogging platform that he co-founded in 2003) now powers over 40% of the internet. You read that correctly -- 40% of the entire internet. After briefly reviewing the arc of Matt’s entrepreneurial journey, we discuss how remote work evolved with Wordpress, …
 
How, oh how, could we live without Wikipedia? Quick backstory: Wikipedia is run by the Wikimedia Foundation, a nonprofit organisation dedicated to the growth and development of unbiased knowledge FOR FREE. It’s also free from bias, free from advertising, free from superfluous design and the attention economy that we live in. The impressive encyclop…
 
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 mor…
 
Welcome to the first episode of our newest show, Business Breakdowns, featuring deep-dive conversations on individual businesses. In each episode, we will dissect a new company with investors and operators that know it best. We’ve already released the first three episodes on Shopify, Chipotle, and Alibaba. Subscribe to Business Breakdowns through t…
 
My guest today is Tony Xu, co-founder, and CEO of DoorDash. Tony started DoorDash 7.5 years ago, and today it is one of the largest food delivery and logistics platforms globally, with operations in the US, Canada, Australia. In our conversation, we discuss the initial problem that DoorDash set out to solve, DoorDash’s counterintuitive approach to …
 
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…
 
Today's guest is Chris Herd, the CEO and founder of FirstbaseHQ. And of course, you already know him from his thought leadership on Twitter, LinkedIn, sending out those fire tweets, the massive threads about the future of living, future of remote working here in our world. Follow Chris Herd on Twitter Connect with Chris Herd on LinkedIn Learn more …
 
In this digital age, music streaming and subscriptions have quickly become the norm. This week at Foundr, we were lucky enough to speak to an entrepreneur who was there for the rise of streaming and the music-tech space: Ola Sars. Before he was founder and CEO of the fastest growing B2B music streaming service, Soundtrack Your Brand, Ola was co-fou…
 
My guests this week are Jesse Jacobs and Mike Kerns, co-founders and partners at The Chernin Group, TCG, a multi-stage investment firm dedicated to building consumer businesses. Many think of TCG as some of the best media investors in the world, and in this discussion, you’ll quickly see why. In our conversation, we cover how TCG identifies creator…
 
Thomas Zurbuchen is currently Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate at NASA, where he seeks answers to big questions about the universe and our place in it. Previously, he was a professor of space science and aerospace engineering at the University of Michigan and a founding director of its Center for Entrepreneurship. In this…
 
About this episode This week’s episode my guest this week is Bill Glazer Co-founder of Outstanding Foods. Bill is a serial entrepreneur with numerous successful exits. And in this episode, we get to hear about some critical decisions he made in bringing outstanding foods to market. Tactics that if you're bringing a product to market in this categor…
 
Maybe you've struggled with needing to seem in charge or on top of a challenging situation, even when you're unsure of what to do. If so, you've likely heard the siren song that tempts you to be a know-it-all. But Matt Mullenweg shows us how the learn-it-all is most likely to achieve greatness. Check out Mike’s interview with Bob Metcalfe (of Metca…
 
Welcome to Business Breakdowns, a new Colossus podcast featuring deep-dive conversations on individual businesses. In each episode, we will dissect a new company with investors and operators that know it best. We believe every business has secrets and lessons to learn from, and these conversations are designed to deliver that content in an entertai…
 
Sam (https://www.governmentworkerfi.com/) recently posted a HUGE win in our private community (Online Impact bb!): He had set a huge, scary traffic goal for Q1 of 2021--and hit his mark wayyy early! In this episode we're sitting down to chat about WHAT he did to grow traffic so quickly during that time. Lots of great takeaways for the SEO-focused b…
 
Using cannabis for medicinal use has come a long way... BUT (there's always a 'but'). The ubiquitous products of CBD make this field seem like things are further progressed than they are. Newsflash: We have a long way to go. No fear: Data is here. Mara Gordon, Co-Founder of Aunt Zelda, Zelda Therapeutics, highlights the difference between the accla…
 
Today's show features a throwback format, where Jason answers a fan question about his early blind spots in angel investing (1:54), is joined by Canny.io Founder Sarah Hum (9:08), and then shares his thoughts on the growing "creator economy" (34:22). Check out the advanced pod notes here: https://rb.gy/mqxls8…
 
Wilson Sonsini Partner Becki DeGraw joins Jason for another discussion around common first-time founder mistakes. Topics include avoiding founder legal disputes, no vesting on shares, IP protection, super-voting shares and more! Check out the full Startup Basics series at https://thisweekinstartups.com/basics…
 
Check out Jason's SPAC Deck: https://rb.gy/9txa6cFOLLOW Jason: https://linktr.ee/calacanisShow notes:0:00 Jason intros today's Epod: SPAC Overload!1:29 OurCrowd - Sign up for a free account at https://www.ourcrowd.com/twist2:55 Current state of SPACs - how did we get here & how do SPACs work?9:12 Comparing SPACs, IPOs & Direct Listings13:19 SPAC re…
 
My guest today is Jesse Pujji, the Founder & CEO of Gateway X, a holding company that builds, buys, and invests in companies that are driving the direct-to-consumer landscape. Prior to Gateway X, Jesse was the CEO and co-founder of Ampush, a performance marketing business helping power customer acquisition across some of the world's biggest brands.…
 
Peep Laja is the founder and CEO of CXL, Wynter and Speero. He is originally from Estonia but lives in Austin, Texas, and he's a digital nomad that still spends his summers in Europe. He is an entrepreneur and a conversion optimization champion. He's passionate about driving change and growth through digital optimization. He was voted as number one…
 
In this delicious interview, Nathan Chan sits down with CAULIPOWER founder Gail Becker to find out how she took her ecommerce company from $0 to $100M in just 3 years. Becker takes us on her tasty food brand journey, from her experience in corporate life as a marketer, to branching into the unknown to create something she wanted to see on the marke…
 
My guest today is Kanyi Maqubela, co-founder of seed-stage VC firm Kindred Ventures, which he started with his partner Steven Jang in 2019. Before founding Kindred Ventures, Kanyi was a general partner at Collaborative Fund. In our conversation, we discuss the parallels between today and the Roaring ’20s of the last century, the misunderstood risk …
 
About this episode My guest this week is Ryan Lewendon, partner at the Law Firm Giannuzzi Lewendon. We will be talking about all things CPG…and Ryan’s experience in this space is immense! He has worked on deals with Vitamin Water, Pirate’s Booty, Pretzel Crisps, Siggy’s Yogurt, Vita Coco, Essential Water, and even Schmidt’s Naturals which you might…
 
In this episode, Josepha is joined by Matías Ventura, also known as “the spark behind the vision of Gutenberg.” Josepha and Matías discuss full site editing and answer your questions, from “is full site editing a standalone plugin?” to “will full site editing break my current site?” Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbrie…
 
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Two brain-teasers for you: If identity is hinged on privacy, and privacy is dead - where does that leave us? If technology has no agency, and humans are losing agency to technology - who will be responsible? This week we invited Monique Morrow to the TOA hot-seat. Niko and Monique discuss plenty; using tech for good, thoughts on refugees and identi…
 
My guest today is Roxanne Petraeus, co-founder and CEO of Ethena, a modern compliance platform for businesses. Roxanne’s background is pretty incredible, before starting Ethena she was a Rhodes Scholar, served in the US Army, and worked at McKinsey. In our conversation, we cover the lessons Roxanne ported over from her military career to building a…
 
Check out Gotham Gal Ventures: https://gothamgal.com/investments FOLLOW Joanne: https://twitter.com/thegothamgal FOLLOW Jason: https://linktr.ee/calacanis Show notes: 1:07 Jason intros "The Gotham Gal" Joanne Wilson & they reminisce on the '90s in New York & magazines 5:04 Spotting a bubble, issues with raising above your performance, New York duri…
 
Blogger, businesswoman, angel investor and Gotham Gal Joanne Wilson joins Angel to catch up with Jason. They discuss portfolio management in a peak market, spotting a bubble, funding underestimated founders and more! Check out the full pod notes here: https://rb.gy/dnh55tBy Jason Calacanis
 
Our guest on today's show is Tyler Sellhorn. Tyler is a remote work advocate who is very active on LinkedIn and Twitter where he shares ideas, concepts, and learnings around remote work. He was also the Director of Customer Experience at Hubstaff, which helps organizations manage projects and teams profitably. This episode is trial and introduction…
 
Coming from a long line of shoemakers, it seemed only natural that Joe Foster follow in his family’s footsteps, but instead Foster decided to push his horizons even further and create a brand that would become a legacy. Listen in as Foster shares his incredible journey through generations of shoemakers to bring us the global brand we know today: Re…
 
My guest today is Jesse Walden, the founder of Variant, an early-stage venture firm investing in crypto networks and platforms building the ownership economy. With all the hype surrounding NFTs, I wanted to talk to Jesse about them, given his background in the music industry and his focus on the creator and ownership economy. The conversation did n…
 
Matt Ridley is the author of several books related to science and human progress, biologist, newspaper columnist and member of the House of Lords in the UK. Matt and Shane discuss writing books about science, the age-old battle between viruses and humans, rational optimism, the difference between innovation and invention, the role of trial and erro…
 
About this episode My guest this week is Elizabeth Grojean, founder of Baloo Living. Baloo living is an ecommerce brand that launched with a singular product…a weighted blanket. Within a few months of her launch the Baloo blanket was on every single Holiday Shopping Guide as “the blanket of the holidays”. Her story is remarkable for a few reasons a…
 
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