Category Archives: 2016

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 addiction

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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 Facebook

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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)

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E692: CEO David Sacks on scaling Z2, the next generation of Zenefits; Founders Fund Partner Cyan Banister shares 10 strategies for scaling company culture

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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 failure

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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 portfolio

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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 Valley

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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 ecosystem

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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 marketing

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