Category Archives: influencers

E622: Alec Ross, Sen. Advisor for Innovation during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as Sec. of State, discusses his new book & the “Industries of the Future” propelling us forward

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E603: Chris Sacca is back! The legendary investor hears pitches & talks Shark Tank, Twitter, education, climate change, politics, the state of fundraising, what’s next

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E600: TWiST Live! Eric Ries on The Lean Startup, the law of sustainable growth, lessons learned, and looking ahead

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E599: Building a marketplace & taking it to the streets: Marco Zappacosta of Thumbtack & Sonny Mayugba of Requested share super-growth tactics at LAUNCH Scale

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E534: Salesforce Founder & CEO Marc Benioff on the importance of philanthropy

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E490: Legendary entrepreneur Reid Hoffman on his best strategies, valuable lessons, the PayPal mafia, and creating one of the first social networks

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