Author Archives: Jacqui Deegan

E904: Legendary investor & operator Keith Rabois (Khosla Ventures, PayPal, Opendoor) shares advice for entrepreneurs in the current anti-VC/anti-hustle climate, insights on Thiel, Trump, Margaret Thatcher & Masayoshi Son, & lessons from his lifelong quest to monopolize talent & fund startups that will change the world – PART 1

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E903: DeepMap CEO & Co-founder James Wu built the world’s greatest maps for Google, Apple & Baidu, now provides precision HD mapping technology & real-time data for autonomous vehicles // Office Hours with Jason! Balancing supply & demand

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E902: Looking Glass Factory Co-founder & CEO Shawn Frayne demos his 3D holographic display that creates shared experiences & unlimited potential for human-tech direct interaction // “Guess the Fake Startup!”: which chat product is too outrageous to exist?

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E901: Twilio SendGrid CEO Sameer Dholakia shares how he led $30m co. to $2b acquisition with strategic focus on marketing, product & team, embedded values & scalable culture, aligning with the right partners, knowing what great looks like, & expanding platform that’s already delivered over 1 trillion emails to date

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E900: Justin Kan, co-founder of Justin.tv, Twitch.tv & Atrium, shares lessons pioneering live-stream video, early days at YC, learning from failure, selling as a superpower, strengthening core & building startups from the joy of exploration

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E899: News Roundtable! Zach Coelius (Coelius Capital) & Gadget Guy Dave Mathews (NewAer): Apple’s self-driving Project Titan is dropped, FaceTime eavesdrops, flying cars, latest Facebook scandal, the largest privacy breach ever (again!), journalism ills, & the return of Deadpool (fallen startup of the week)

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E898: Office Hours with Jason! Founders present their most pressing startup challenges: strengthening momentum after fundraise, igniting excitement for biometrics, educating angels on personal flight, increasing sales for AI video, targeting the right investors, & more

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E897: Obvious Ventures Co-founder & Managing Director James Joaquin brings operator expertise to VC to fund #worldpositive startups; shares early days pioneering online photo, teaming up with Ev Williams, insights on founder mental health, investor bad behavior, crypto potential, & staying focused on realizing a sustainable planet

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E896: NURX Co-founder & CEO Hans Gangeskar makes healthcare accessible with home delivery of birth control, HIV prevention & now an HPV testing kit, connects customers to an integrated network of doctors & pharmacies for direct control // Join Jason for “Guess the Fake Startup!”: which D2C company is too outrageous to exist?

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