Tag Archives: 2018

E889: Union Square Ventures Partner & Co-founder Brad Burnham shares insights on market forces, innovation impinged by dominant players & consolidating network effects, the enduring benefits of open systems, potential for distributed trust, & continued conviction for crypto to create a platform that is not evil

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E888: Honor CEO & Co-founder Seth Sternberg (prev. Meebo, Google) turns his tech expertise toward human betterment, combining care professionals with machine learning for quality home care; shares lessons as serial entrepreneur, raising money, assembling teams, navigating execution & market risks

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E887: #StartupTuneup @ TWiST Live! Jason’s candid feedback to founders on teledentistry as a service, tax management for cannabis, stylish activewear bras, data science for software engineering, online 3D printing, integrated traveling platform

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E886: Samasource Founder & CEO Leila Janah is reducing poverty by training people in Africa in AI & future technologies to earn 400% more; shares her LXMI organic skincare products, the rewards & challenges of running two startups, raising VC, & the profitable art of doing more with less

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E885: Year-end special TWiST! Top 2018 trends, prominent players & 2019 predictions for products, AI, podcasting, platforms, entertainment, politics & much more – with Nick Abouzeid, Lon Harris, Rob May, Skye Pillsbury & Austin Smith

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E884: News Roundtable! Kim-Mai Cutler, Initialized Capital & Ryan Carson, Treehouse talk IPO heat: Uber & Lyft file, more on deck, effects to ricochet across transportation & housing; diversity in tech & the future of education; the latest in Facebook & Google moral bankruptcy

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E883: #AllAskJason: low-cost marketing, protecting stealable ideas, decacorns & superunicorns, early-traction momentum, advice for non-tech founders, transparency best practices, unique ideas, advice for kid entrepreneurs, running out of money – with LAUNCH CMO Presh

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E882: TWiST Live! OpenAI Co-founder & CTO Greg Brockman on our rapid acceleration toward artificial general intelligence: shares achievements in deep learning, the death of Moore’s Law (300,000x compute increase), & the risks of malice, competition & unintended consequences as OpenAI races to build AGI that benefits humanity

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E881: Helm CEO & Co-founder Giri Sreenivas built a personal server to safeguard your online data in this era of runaway surveillance; insights on hacking, Snowden, the unceasing exploitation of information by government, advertisers & big tech, & a $4m raise led by Initialized Capital to protect us at this privacy tipping point

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