Tag Archives: 2019

E909: Part 2! Roger McNamee, author of “Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe,” investor & early Zuck mentor, distills the destructive power of persuasive tech, the cult of libertarianism in SV, election interference, Russian subversion of American democracy & Big Tech’s dystopian surveillance, data collection & what we can do about it

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E908: Roger McNamee, early Facebook investor & author of “Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe,” shares early days mentoring Zuck, the destructive power of persuasive tech, the Russian plan to subvert American democracy, & Beyond Facebook: Big Tech’s dystopian surveillance, data collection & what we can do about it – PART 1

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E907: The Syndicate Showcase: Jason shares 4 portfolio startups & why he invested; founders present product, achievements & updates since syndication, w/ 15Five (employee performance management) , Growth Boulevard (growth & content marketing tools), Steezy (online dance with top instructors), and WhereBy.Us (local newsletter & media network)

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E906: Caterina Fake, co-founder of Yes VC & Flickr, explores tech’s unintended consequences in new podcast “Should This Exist?”; shares insights on community building, founder skills, the zebra movement, the future of capitalism & funding startups that embody creativity & expression

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E905: PT2 – Keith Rabois, operator (PayPal, Opendoor) & investor (Khosla, future Founders Fund) shares advice on getting into tech, insights on censorship, secondary shares, selling too early, self-driving, biggest misses, economic concerns & other lessons from his lifelong quest to monopolize talent & fund startups that will change the world

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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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