This Week in Startups - Video

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Jason Calacanis and a rotating group of guest experts bring you this weekly take on the best, worst, most outrageous and interesting stories from the world of Web companies. Calacanis, a podcasting pioneer, gives you an insider's look at what's happening in the tech industry with his trademark blunt style and good humor. Looking to start your own company? Need strategies for improving your business or motivating your team? Just want to catch up on what's happening in Silicon Valley and beyond? Your journey begins here.



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The post [E1014: Open Office Hours LIVE! Jason helps founders with their biggest challenges: targeting a specific segment of customers, overcoming past failures in a market, developing new nuclear energy, competing against a major incumbent & more!](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e1014-open-office-hours- live-jason-helps-founders-with-their-biggest-challenges-targeting-a-specific- segment-of-customers-overcoming-past-failures-in-a-market-developing-new- nuclear-energy-compe/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/RYH6fzQVVgU)
The post [E1013: Decade Wrap-Up Roundtable! Garry Tan, Initialized Capital & Zach Coelius, Coelius Capital on the biggest hits & misses of the past decade: Trump, Theranos, Streaming, Mindfulness, Crypto, Tesla, WeWork, Amazon Prime, Vaping & more!](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e1013-decade-wrap-up- roundtable-garry-tan-initialized-capital-zach-coelius-coelius-capital-on-the- biggest-hits-misses-of-the-past-decade-trump-theranos-streaming-mindfulness- crypto-tesla/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/HZ1aKVJyEPs)
The post [E1012: Open Office Hours LIVE! Jason helps founders with their biggest challenges: goal-setting, starting a sales flywheel, converting bounced customers, capitalizing on investor feedback & more!](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e1012-open-office-hours-live-jason- helps-founders-with-their-biggest-challenges-goal-setting-starting-a-sales- flywheel-converting-bounced-customers-capitalizing-on-investor-feedback-more/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/KoEpmdO5Qz8)
The post [E1011: Check Point CEO & Co-founder Gil Shwed shares insights on being the “Godfather of Cybersecurity”, growing Check Point into Israel’s most impactful tech company, pricing & developing products for an emerging market, best practices on protecting data from hackers & the next generation of cybersecurity](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e1011-check-point-ceo-co- founder-gil-shwed-shares-insights-on-being-the-godfather-of-cybersecurity- growing-check-point-into-israels-most-impactful-tech-company-pricing- …
The post [E1010: TWiST Live! Thumbtack CEO & Co-founder Marco Zappacosta shares insights on pivoting to optimize for consumer experience, starting a company during the great recession vs. 2019, fundraising tips & the future of Thumbtack](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e1010-twist-live-thumbtack-ceo-co- founder-marco-zappacosta-shares-insights-on-pivoting-to-optimize-for-consumer- experience-starting-a-company-during-the-great-recession-vs-2019-fundraising- tips/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/cmm8u_CKCrk)
The post [E1009: #StartupTuneup! Startmate Founders pitch Jason: AR presentation platform, experiential marketing, wearables that help menstrual cramps, education thru e-sports & more!](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e1009-startuptuneup-startmate-founders- pitch-jason-ar-presentation-platform-experiential-marketing-wearables-that- help-menstrual-cramps-education-thru-e-sports-more/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/p2DX6XKa3YU)
The post [E1008: VSCO CEO & Co-founder Joel Flory is building a photo-sharing platform free of ads, likes & comments to empower creators, shares insights on appealing to Gen Z, expanding their global reach & the magic of subscriptions](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e1008-vsco-ceo-co-founder-joel- flory-is-building-a-photo-sharing-platform-free-of-ads-likes-comments-to- empower-creators-shares-insights-on-appealing-to-gen-z-expanding-their-global- reach-th/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/2aDp5O1I084)
The post [E1007: DoNotPay CEO & Founder Josh Browder built an AI lawyer to fight corporations & governments, demos product features & how it helps consumers, shares insights on following in footsteps of his father Bill Browder, & future of consumer empowerment](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e1007-donotpay-ceo-founder-josh- browder-built-an-ai-lawyer-to-fight-corporations-governments-demos-product- features-how-it-helps-consumers-shares-insights-on-following-in-footsteps-of- his-fat/) appeared first on [This Week …
The post [E1006: Farmer’s Fridge CEO & Founder Luke Saunders is creating a connected network of vending machines offering fresh & healthy meals, shares insights on creating a restaurant-like experience, solving food-supply chain issues, capitalizing on grassroots marketing & real-world virality & using sales data to create the most appealing …
The post [E1005: Scale AI CEO & Co-founder Alexandr Wang creates training data for all AI applications to improve machine learning, shares insights on the future of autonomous vehicles, China’s AI advantages over US, importance of humans focusing on higher-value work & next major trends in AI](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e1005-scale-ai-ceo-co-founder-alexandr- wang-creates-training-data-for-all-ai-applications-to-improve-machine- learning-shares-insights-on-the-future-of-autonomous-vehicles-chinas-ai- advantages-o/) …
The post [E1004: Yousician CEO & Co-founder Chris Thür created an interactive platform to master musical instruments, shares insights on acquiring 1M+ users, increasing retention through gamification, using profitability as leverage while attracting investors as an international startup](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e1004-yousician-ceo-co-founder-chris- thur-created-an-interactive-platform-to-master-musical-instruments-shares- insights-on-acquiring-1m-users-increasing-retention-through-gamification- using-pro/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/qsXsT5QGbn8)
The post [E1003: The Athletic CEO & Co-founder Alex Mather is building a paid online sports media publication, shares insights on attracting investors in a seemingly dying industry, managing 500+ remote writers, creating interesting angles through unique coverage & more](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e1003-the-athletic-ceo-co-founder-alex- mather-is-building-a-paid-online-sports-media-publication-shares-insights-on- attracting-investors-in-a-seemingly-dying-industry-managing-500-remote- writers/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). …
The post [E1002: Wealthfront CEO & Co-founder Andy Rachleff on hitting escape velocity at Wealthfront, pioneering “self-driving money” for consumers, shares insights on product-building in 1980’s vs. today, best investor attributes, & the future of NextGen banking](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e1002-wealthfront-ceo-co-founder-andy- rachleff-on-hitting-escape-velocity-at-wealthfront-pioneering-self-driving- money-for-consumers-shares-insights-on-product-building-in-1980s-vs-today/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/vrgVe4JyZHw)
The post [E1001: Eight Sleep CEO & Co-founder Matteo Franceschetti pioneered “sleep-fitness” with smart heating & cooling technology; shares insights on product iteration, delighting customers, innovating in D2C, raising $40M from LAUNCH, Founders Fund, Craft & more](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e1001-eight-sleep-ceo-shares-insights-on- product-iteration-delighting-customers-innovating-in/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/9kqxJz-Mrl8)
The post [E1000: 1000th Episode Retrospective! Jason & TWiST lifers Lon Harris, Brian Alvey, & Tyler Crowley re-live favorite moments & guests, highlighting innovations in podcasting & tech over the last decade, hitting global trends & what’s in store for the next 1000](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e1000-1000th-episode-retrospective-jason- twist-lifers-lon-harris-brian-alvey-tyler-crowley-re-live-favorite-moments- guests-highlighting-innovations-in-podcasting-tech-over-the-last-decade/) appeared first on [This Week …
The post [E999: ROOM CEO & Co-founder Brian Chen is building phone booths for the modern office, shares insights on maximizing open floor plans, partnering with Calm to reduce stress at work, maintaining capital efficiency as a hardware startup](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e999-room-ceo-co-founder- brian-chen-is-building-phone-booths-for-the-modern-office-shares-insights-on- maximizing-open-floor-plans-partnering-with-calm-to-reduce-stress-at-work- maintaining-capita/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/Dr9TH76z_lw)
The post [E998: The Next Unicorns: Benchling CEO & Co-founder Sajith Wickramasekara is increasing efficiency for scientists with a cloud-based platform, gives insights on recent life-science innovations, ethics of gene therapy & defining the line between quackery & brilliance – E10 of 10-ep miniseries](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e998-the-next-unicorns-benchling- ceo-co-founder-sajith-wickramasekara-is-increasing-efficiency-for-scientists- with-a-cloud-based-platform-gives-insights-on-recent-life-science-innovations- ethics/) appeared first on …
The post [E997: HubSpot CEO & Co-founder Brian Halligan shares insights on the origin of inbound marketing, how The Grateful Dead inspired HubSpot, importance of customer experience, managing employees in the Glassdoor Era & more](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e997-hubspot-ceo-co-founder-brian- halligan-shares-insights-on-the-origin-of-inbound-marketing-how-the-grateful- dead-inspired-hubspot-importance-of-customer-experience-managing/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/Xbb0W1qgkRU)
The post [E996: Clearbit CEO & Co-founder Alex MacCaw is creating god-mode for marketers with Clearbit X, gives insights on dynamic customer targeting, prioritizing profitability over valuation, GDPR’s adverse effect on Facebook & Google, value of aggregated data & benefits of CEO coaching](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e996-clearbit-ceo-co-founder-alex- maccaw-is-creating-god-mode-for-marketers-with-clearbit-x-gives-insights-on- dynamic-customer-targeting-prioritizing-profitability-over-valuation-gdprs/) appeared first on [This Week …