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E922: Scaling Your Startup, “Communication”: Essential tools, tips, and tactics for founders to most effectively communicate with investors, their team, and each other, with Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH President Samantha August & LAUNCH Managing Director Ashley Whitehurst — E2 of 10-ep miniseries

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E921: Confluent Co-Founder & CEO Jay Kreps shares insights from building his data streaming cloud platform unicorn, new partnership with Google Cloud, learnings as lead engineer at LinkedIn, & the future of innovation in enterprise

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E920: Rally Rd. Co-Founder & CEO Chris Bruno turns collectible cars into stocks, shares vision of product expansion to make high value assets accessible to everyone & create a new generation of excited, diversified investors

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E919: Scaling Your Startup, “Funding Your Company”: What startups need to know to raise their rounds right & other tips from an early investor in 200+ startups & 7 unicorns (Uber, Thumbtack, Calm) with Jason Calacanis & LAUNCH Managing Directors Jason Demant & Ashley Whitehurst — E1 of 10-ep miniseries

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E918: Stack Overflow CEO & co-founder Joel Spolsky shares lessons growing his groundbreaking Q&A site to 100m+ monthly visitors, insights on leading, pivoting, selling Trello, engaging with VCs, becoming focused & what he’s looking for in his replacement as CEO

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E917: Five9 CEO Rowan Trollope on how his cloud-based contact center is leading the future of customer success by fixing a globally hated experience that eats $500b/year, shares insights on qualities of a great acquisition, the power of AI to revitalize jobs, & the critical importance of setting company culture to avoid tribalism

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E916: Office Hours with Jason, Part 2! Founders present their most pressing challenges: finding the best revenue model to hit escape velocity, building communities to share & realize goals, prioritizing fundraising versus growth

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E915: Office Hours with Jason! Founders present their most pressing challenges: immediate growth & revenue versus product development, expanding into new verticals, marketing a unique product on a tight budget, prioritizing results over the perfect pitch-PART 1

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E914: News Roundtable! Parker Thompson, AngelList & Ryan Block, Begin: Apple announcements (what’s hot & not), inside IPO big wave & high valuations, Beto the hacker, favorite apps, the futures of crypto, political ads, social media & the venture industrial complex

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