Category Archives: launch incubator

Kanye’s genius business model, Platform dependency risks, Pipe enters the movie biz + AirPals’ Joshe Ordonez | E1392

First we discuss Kanye’s new “STEM Player” bluetooth speaker, and why he’s trying to diversify away from Spotify and streaming platforms (2:21). We continue with a discussion about platform reliance one founder saw his business destroyed overnight by Facebook (25:17). Then we cover Pipe.com’s recent acquisition which is bringing them into the media space (28:59)! Lastly, Molly chats with Launch Accelerator Cohort 24 founder Joshe Ordonez, the CEO of Airpals about her awesome messenger service startup (39:44).

E650: Jam Session! Startup founders share best practices for customer management, satisfaction & success

watch listen share FacebookTwitteremail comment sponsored by Salesforce for Startups is a global program designed to provide startups with access to the Salesforce technology, tools and expertise needed to become thriving, customer and community-focused companies. about this episode Jason “jams out” a number of tips and tricks with founders in this special “Jam Session” episode of [...]

E627: Pinterest product growth lead Casey Winters gives a crash course in growing a startup (or, WTF is growth?)

watch listen share FacebookTwitteremail comment sponsored by DigitalOcean is the fastest growing cloud infrastructure provider built for developers. With state-of-the-art data centers around the world, DigitalOcean is laser-focused on its mission to simplify infrastructure for development teams. Visit DigitalOcean.com/twist and get $10 credit to spin up a server in 55 seconds! Wistia. Video marketing tools [...]

E624: Thinking through the funnel: Des Traynor, Intercom founder, teaches the LAUNCH Incubator how to acquire & retain customers

watch listen share FacebookTwitteremail comment sponsored by With GoToMeeting, "Meeting is Believing." Sign up for a free 30 day trial. Visit GoToMeeting.com and click the "TRY IT FREE" button. about this episode In episode 624 of This Week in Startups, Intercom cofounder Des Traynor returns to the LAUNCH Incubator with another powerhouse talk. “Thinking Through the Funnel,” [...]

E613: Andy Artz (SocialCapital) shares major keys to mobile growth success; Cheshire.tech, the winners of Jason’s “Request for Startup” proposal

watch listen share FacebookTwitteremail comment sponsored by DigitalOcean is the fastest growing cloud infrastructure provider built for developers. With state-of-the-art datacenters around the world, DigitalOcean is laser-focused on its mission to simplify infrastructure for development teams. Visit DigitalOcean.com/twist and get $10 credit to spin up a server in 55 seconds! InVision. Find out why so [...]

E611: Jed Katz of Javelin Venture Partners shares his 52-pt Series A checklist at LAUNCH Incubator; bonus: HomeHero’s Kyle Hill on 7 values that guide his company culture

watch listen share FacebookTwitteremail comment sponsored by Braintree gives your app or website a payment solution that accepts just about every payment method with one simple integration. Plus, we’ll give you your first $50,000 in transactions fee­-free. To learn more, visit Braintree­payments.com/twist. InVision. Find out why so many hot startups are using InVision to prototype, present & collaborate on [...]

E576: LAUNCH Incubator 2: Matt Epstein, VP Marketing of Zenefits, opens his playbook & shares how he led the SaaS powerhouse to monumental growth in 3yrs

watch listen share FacebookTwitteremail comment sponsored by HostGator.com, your one stop shop to getting your business online. Your domain name, your website, your website design, and even your marketing, they've got you covered. Have questions? Their team is there 24/7 via chat, phone, and email to help you. Start today for 30% off hosting with [...]

E568: Jalak Jobanputra, Founder of FuturePerfect Ventures, delivers comprehensive breakdown of startup funding options, clearing up the murky investor soup | LAUNCH Incubator 2

watch listen share FacebookTwitteremail comment sponsored by HostGator.com, your one stop shop to getting your business online. Your domain name, your website, your website design, and even your marketing, they've got you covered. Have questions? Their team is there 24/7 via chat, phone, and email to help you. Start today for 30% off hosting with [...]

E557: LAUNCH Incubator 2: Pinterest product Jason Shellen (formerly Google, AOL & founder of Boxer) on why people love stories not decks

watch listen share FacebookTwitteremail comment sponsored by Scott Walker at Walker Corporate Law. Scott loves startups and shows it, with fixed-fee pricing. Have a question? Email him directly, scott@walkercorporatelaw.com, and tell him Jason sent you. HostGator.com, your one stop shop to getting your business online. Your domain name, your website, your website design, and even [...]