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From infamous tech entrepreneur Jason Calacanis comes this weekly live discussion of the startup news that matters.

TWiST #135: Jason Speaks at Cal Tech Jason recently spoke at California Institute of Technology’s Entrepreneurship Club to a group of students and entrepreneurs, offering advice, inspiration and some anecdotes to learn from. Support This Week in Startups by joining our new producer program at twistlist.co! 1:00-2:00 How many people in the crowd want to [...]

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TWiST #134: John “Jay” Rogers of Local Motors We love to see real-life products — and Jay Rogers, CEO and co-founder of the next-generation car company Local Motors, delivered by bringing the crowd-sourced Rally Fighter car to our studio. He and Jason discuss the Local Motors business model, the wisdom …
TWiST #133: Joey Flores of Earbits Earbits CEO and Y Combinator grad Joey Flores stops by the TWiST studios to discuss how his new music platform could turn the recording industry on its ear. And, in a special Friday performance, Annemarie Cullen of the band Saucy Monky serenades Jason with …
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Fresh off Color.com’s $41 million raise, Bill Nguyen joins TWiST to discuss his successes–and what he would do differently next time. Bill also shares his thoughts on implicit social media, the “bubble” and why he likes to work in the bathtub. 1:30-3:00 .CO contest reminder- ending April 1. To enter, …
TopSpin Media CEO and founder Ian Rogers discusses the death and rebirth of the music industry, how he began working with the Beastie Boys after illegally pirating one of their LIVE concerts, and why he has a tattoo of the logo of Steve Jobs first computer company on his leg. …
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