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.

The post [E961: Open Office Hours LIVE! Jason helps founders with their biggest challenges: pitching to avoid being pigeonholed, expanding in slow markets, scaling past grass-roots beginnings, marketing beyond traditional channels & more](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e961-open-office-hours-live- jason-helps-founders-with-their-biggest-challenges-pitching-to-avoid-being- pigeonholed-expanding-in-slow-markets-scaling-past-grass-roots-beginnings- marketing-beyond/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/P287TNQmKs0)
The post [E960: The Future of Angel Investing with Paul Judge (TechSquare Labs), Elizabeth Yin, (Hustle Fund), Shaun Abrahamson (Urban Us); The Metrics that Matter with Allen Chen, Co-founder & CEO of Fitbod @ LAUNCH Festival Sydney](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e960-the-future-of-angel-investing- with-paul-judge-techsquare-labs-elizabeth-yin-hustle-fund-shaun-abrahamson- urban-us-the-metrics-that-matter-with-allen-chen-co-founder-ceo-of-fitbod/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/MvmC-ZvRk3w)
The post [E959: Hipcamp CEO & Founder Alyssa Ravasio announces new $25m raise from Andreessen Horowitz to scale her camping, glamping & outdoor recreation platform, shares insights on developing talent, staying on mission, the importance of brand, & evolving as an entrepreneur from being the solution to building it](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e959-hipcamp-ceo-co-founder- alyssa-ravasio-announces-new-25m-raise-from-andreessen-horowitz-to-scale-her- …
The post [E958: Matt Horiuchi, Director of User Acquisition at Calm, breaks down “Growth, Paid Marketing & Attribution”: best strategies for understanding LTV/CAC, where your customers are coming from, most effective channels, creating the right messaging, & optimizing competitive analysis @ Founder.University](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e958-matt-horiuchi- director-of-user-acquisition-at-calm-breaks-down-growth-paid-marketing- attribution-best-strategies-for-understanding-ltv-cac-where-your-customers- are-coming-from-most/) appeared first on [This Week …
The post [E957: Luminous Computing CEO & Co-founder Marcus Gomez is building the world’s largest supercomputer that fits in the palm of your hand, allowing AI to go supernova by giving everyone the compute to scale anything, raises $9m seed from Bill Gates, Gigafund, Travis Kalanick & others working to …
The post [E956: Scaling Your Startup, “Culture”: Creating your culture, hiring, diversity & inclusion, high performance, scaling culture, work environment & tools with Jason Calacanis & LAUNCH Managing Directors Ashley Whitehurst & Jacqui Deegan — E10 of 10-ep miniseries](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e956-scaling-your-startup-culture- creating-your-culture-hiring-diversity-inclusion-high-performance-scaling- culture-work-environment-tools-with-jason-calacanis-launch-managing-direct/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/QW-sPz9WQdE)
The post [E955: Office Hours Sydney! Australian founders present universal startup challenges: finding the right geo, fundraising & pivoting in niche market, gaining traction in hardware/software, effective messaging for a noble vision & more with Jason & investor Mike Savino](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e955-office-hours-sydney-australian- founders-present-universal-startup-challenges-finding-the-right-geo- fundraising-pivoting-in-niche-market-gaining-traction-in-hardware-software- effective-mes/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). …
The post [E954: Gentry Underwood, Co-founder & CEO of Navigator, demos new AI assistant for meeting efficiency & teamwork, insights from selling Mailbox to Dropbox for $100M just 37 days after launching, SaaS burnout in SV, desktop v. mobile cognition, mastering form emerging from functionality](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e954-gentry-underwood-co- founder-ceo-of-navigator-demos-new-ai-assistant-for-meeting-efficiency- teamwork-insights-from-selling-mailbox-to-dropbox-for-100m-just-37-days-after- launching-saas-b/) appeared first …
The post [E953: Neyborly Co-founder & CEO Ben Seidl shares journey from nearly shutting down to $1m in revenue, optimizing LAUNCH Founder.University, Accelerator & Jason’s Syndicate, redefining a massive market & leveraging the retail apocalypse to create a network of flexible real estate](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e953-neyborly-co-founder-ceo-ben-seidl- shares-journey-from-nearly-shutting-down-to-1m-in-revenue-optimizing-launch- founder-university-accelerator-jasons-syndicate-redefining-a-massive-marke/) appeared first on [This Week …
The post [E952: MasterClass Co-founder & CEO David Rogier on shaping the future of online learning with life-changing & accessible classes taught by world’s top talent, landing Dustin Hoffman as 1st to scaling to over 60 celebrity courses, lessons in raising & deploying funding, early inspiration & lifelong love of …
The post [E951: News Roundtable! Antonio Garcia Martinez (“Chaos Monkeys,” WIRED) & Zach Coelius (Coelius Capital) take on Facebook content moderation, crypto play with Libra & the currency of audacity, Ive departs Apple, trade & surveillance war with China, obliteration of objectivity, forecasts on the death of physical labor, rise …
The post [E31: “Angel” podcast: Samantha Wong, Partner at Blackbird Ventures (Canva, Culture Amp), shares insights on the growth of Australia’s startup ecosystem, valuations outside of SV & benefits for investors, focusing on deep tech & “science nonfiction,” backing founders with an unstoppable force, & how immigration laws impact entrepreneurship](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e31-angel-podcast-samantha- …
The post [E950: Ethos Co-founder & CEO Peter Colis makes life insurance accessible to everyone, leverages data to eliminate friction & simplify the traditional complications, enables 99% of customers to obtain an affordable policy in 10 minutes with no medical exam or blood test](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e950-ethos-co-founder-ceo-peter-colis- makes-life-insurance-accessible-to-everyone-leverages-data-to-eliminate- friction-simplify-the-traditional-complications-enables-99-of-customers-to- obtain-a/) appeared first on …
The post [E949: Pony.ai co-founder & CEO James Peng shares insights from scaling his global self-driving unicorn, developing Level 4 & 5 autonomous tech to make any car operate safely in all conditions without human intervention, visions for trucking & ride-hailing, creating collaboration between U.S. & China, how the cultures …
The post [E30: “Angel” podcast: Part 2. Dave Morin of Slow Ventures (250+ investments inc. Slack, Pinterest, Twitter), shares insights on favorite business models & products, backing founders with a tangible sense of inevitability, the rise of two internets, democratization of passion, & an optimistic future with the advancement of …
The post [E948: HackerOne CEO Mårten Mickos shares insights on how he grew his bug bounty army to 400,000 strong by providing a path to hack for good, most common security vulnerabilities, worst security breaches, hacking the Pentagon, protecting the open source that unites us & scaling a company culture …
The post [E29: “Angel” podcast: Dave Morin of Slow Ventures shares insights from 250+ investments (Slack, Pinterest, Twitter), architecting Facebook & building Path, promoting mental health with Sunrise, combatting the internet’s true tax of depression & how founders can get help – Part 1](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e29-angel-podcast-dave-morin-of-slow- ventures-shares-insights-from-250-investments-slack-pinterest-twitter- architecting-facebook-building-path-promoting-mental-health-with-sunrise- comb/) appeared first on …
The post [E947: Mike Ghaffary, General Partner at Canvas Ventures, shares “Strategic Advantages” @ Founder.University & shows how startups can identify, evaluate & strengthen defensibility in their markets](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e947/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/yE716Tj9rMg)
The post [E946: Part 2! Jerry Colonna, legendary investor & executive coach, shares new book, “Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up,” insights on absolute complicity in creating our own conditions & strategies we need to overcome self-imposed limitations in business & in life](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e946-part-2-jerry-colonna-legendary- investor-executive-coach-shares-new-book-reboot-leadership-and-the-art-of- growing-up-insights-on-absolute-complicity-in-creating-our-own-conditi/) appeared first on …
The post [E945: Scaling Your Startup, “Delighting Your Customers”: Talking to customers, tracking NPS & product-market fit, maintaining focus, getting feedback, tactics & tools for customer success with Jason Calacanis & LAUNCH Managing Directors Jason Demant & Jacqui Deegan — E9 of 10-ep miniseries](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e945-scaling-your-startup- delighting-your-customers-talking-to-customers-tracking-nps-product-market- fit-maintaining-focus-getting-feedback-tactics-tools-for-customer-success- with-jason/) appeared first on …