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 [E944: 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 – Part 1](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e944-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-st/) appeared first …
The post [E28: “Angel” podcast: Ryan Hoover, Founder of Weekend Fund & Product Hunt, shares lessons from building his early-stage fund, harnessing excitement for new markets, betting on founders with strong perspectives & unique qualities, & bringing his expertise & passion for creating communities to venture capital](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e28-angel-podcast-ryan-hoover- founder-of-weekend-fund-product-hunt-shares-lessons-from-building-his-early- stage-fund-harnessing-excitement-for-new-markets-betting-on-founders-with- strong-p/) …
The post [E943: Qualtrics CEO & Co-Founder Ryan Smith shares insights from building his data powerhouse, bootstrapping to profitability, refusing VC & foregoing IPO to sell for $8b, keeping focus, going all in, democratizing information & creating the new category of experience management](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e943-qualtrics-ceo-co-founder-ryan- smith-shares-insights-from-building-his-data-powerhouse-bootstrapping-to- profitability-refusing-vc-foregoing-ipo-to-sell-for-8b-keeping-focus-going- all-in/) appeared first on [This …
The post [E942: #StartupTuneup @ Founder.University: 9 founders pitch to Jason & Dave Samuel of Freestyle Capital on AI transport platform, content creation, keto cookies, adventure subscription, restaurant delivery, on-demand consulting, video & event marketing](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e942-startuptuneup-founder- university-9-founders-pitch-to-jason-dave-samuel-of-freestyle-capital-on-ai- transport-platform-content-creation-keto-cookies-adventure-subscription- restaurant-del/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/G3XlPHWs-dA)
The post [E27: “Angel” podcast: Mamoon Hamid, Partner at Kleiner Perkins & expert early investor (Slack, Box, Intercom) on evolving from growth to venture, lessons from founding & leaving Social Capital, exceptional founder qualities, wisdom of complementary teams, & the winning formula of hard work & timing](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e27-angel-podcast-mamoon-hamid-partner- at-kleiner-perkins-expert-early-investor-slack-box-intercom-on-evolving-from- growth-to-venture-lessons-from-founding-leaving-social-capital-exce/) appeared …
The post [E941: #AskJason Call-in: Getting ready for investment, social media transparency & brand protection, finding angels that bring value, common pitching mistakes, intangible qualities investors look for in founders & more](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e941-askjason-call-in-getting-ready-for- investment-social-media-transparency-brand-protection-finding-angels-that- bring-value-common-pitching-mistakes-intangible-qualities-investors-look-for/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/sFTLukcl13Y)
The post [E940: Scaling Your Startup, “Marketing”: Finding North Star, social channels & content to grow audience, retargeting, converting customers & understanding marketing tools with Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH Managing Director Jacqui Deegan & LAUNCH President Samantha August — E8 of 10-ep miniseries](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e940-scaling-your-startup- marketing-finding-north-star-social-channels-content-to-grow-audience- retargeting-converting-customers-understanding-marketing-tools-with-jason- calacanis-launc/) appeared first on [This Week …
The post [E939: Canva CEO & Co-Founder Melanie Perkins shares insights from growing her Australian college startup into a global unicorn with over one billion designs & 15m monthly active users, breaking into Silicon Valley, landing the first investment from Mary Meeker’s Bond, & realizing her vision to be one …
The post [E26: “Angel” podcast: Ben Ling of Bling Capital (prev. Khosla Ventures), shares strategies from 100+ investments & 9 unicorns, qualities of great founders & teams, assessing market opportunities, the art of startup valuations, Google’s early days, the future of AR/VR, & lessons from leading change in consumer behavior](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e26-angel-podcast- …
The post [E938: TripActions Co-Founder & CEO Ariel Cohen shares insights from growing his business travel unicorn 600% YOY, harnessing AI & ML to upend antiquated infrastructures, the art of finding product-market fit & scaling rapidly with core values & culture built on service & efficiency](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e938-tripactions-co-founder-ceo- ariel-cohen-shares-insights-from-growing-his-business-travel-unicorn-600-yoy- harnessing-ai-ml-to-upend-antiquated-infrastructures-the-art-of-finding- product-mark/) appeared …
The post [E937: Scaling Your Startup, “Fundraising: Diving into the Details”: Ideal numbers, finding investors, refining your deck, what to do during & after your first meeting, term sheets & due diligence with Jason Calacanis & LAUNCH Managing Directors Ashley Whitehurst & Jason Demant — E7 of 10-ep miniseries](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e937-scaling-your-startup- fundraising-diving-into-the-details-ideal-numbers-finding-investors-refining- …
The post [E936: #StartupTuneup with Urban-X: Founders innovating in construction robotics, shuttle service, AI & real-time heavy equipment optimization & electric car subscription get candid feedback from Jason](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e936-startuptuneup-with-urban-x- founders-innovating-in-construction-robotics-shuttle-service-ai-real-time- heavy-equipment-optimization-electric-car-subscription-get-candid-feedback- from-jason/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/OzYl8oIY978)
The post [E25: “Angel” podcast: Chris Redlitz, General Partner of Transmedia Capital, shares success of The Last Mile program teaching tech to incarcerated populations, insights from investing/advising in 90+ startups, nurturing networks & deal flow, evolution of syndicates, urgency of smart money first, & backing founders with passion, presence & …
The post [E935: Segment Co-Founder & CEO Peter Reinhardt shares insights from pioneering customer data infrastructure (CDI) to unseat CRM, lessons from first failed product launch & critical pivots, the importance of customer pain as your startup’s North Star, & building the unicorn that actually protects customer privacy](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e935-segment-co-founder-ceo- peter-reinhardt-shares-insights-from-pioneering-customer-data-infrastructure- cdi-to-unseat-crm-lessons-from-first-failed-product-launch-critical-pivots- …
The post [E934: Scaling Your Startup, “Staying Lean”: Creating low-burn culture, raising for runway, optimizing with hacks, firing fast & what to do when it hits the fan with Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH Managing Director Jason Demant & LAUNCH President Samantha August — E6 of 10-ep miniseries](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e934-scaling-your-startup-staying- lean-creating-low-burn-culture-raising-for-runway-optimizing-with-hacks- firing-fast-what-to-do-when-it-hits-the-fan-with-jason-calacanis-launch- managing/) appeared …
The post [E933: Scaling Your Startup, “Sales”: Hiring salespeople, ideal compensation, prospecting, nurturing & closing leads, upselling & utilizing sales tools with Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH Managing Director Jacqui Deegan & LAUNCH President Samantha August — E5 of 10-ep miniseries](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e933-scaling-your-startup-sales- hiring-salespeople-ideal-compensation-prospecting-nurturing-closing-leads- upselling-utilizing-sales-tools-with-jason-calacanis-launch-managing- director/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/Futy4A9vTf0)
The post [E932: Office Hours with Jason! Founders present their most pressing challenges: B2B pricing, focusing on customer retention v. traction, scaling on-boarding, upselling, productizing advice](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e932-office-hours-with-jason-founders- present-their-most-pressing-challenges-b2b-pricing-focusing-on-customer- retention-v-traction-scaling-on-boarding-upselling-productizing-advice/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/LvDVCi7_vrw)
The post [E24: “Angel” podcast: Mitch Kapor, Partner at Kapor Capital, shares stellar return results of their portfolio’s first-ever Impact Report, investing with purpose to close gaps & back entrepreneurs with distance traveled, insights on Uber’s IPO, fixing the gig economy, promoting diversity in Silicon Valley & creating long-term value …
The post [E931: JFrog Co-Founder & CEO Shlomi Ben Haim shares lessons from growing his DevOps unicorn, helming massive growth, hitting essential milestones from Series A through D, integrating valuable acquisitions, & leading the future of security](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e931-jfrog-co- founder-ceo-shlomi-ben-haim-shares-lessons-from-growing-his-devops-unicorn- helming-massive-growth-hitting-essential-milestones-from-series-a-through-d- integrating-valuable-acquisit/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/OmekSH2AbLA)
The post [E930: Scaling Your Startup, “Team”: First hires, outsourcing, HR, org structure, compensation, firing & other tough choices with Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH Managing Director Ashley Whitehurst & LAUNCH President Samantha August — E4 of 10-ep miniseries](https://thisweekinstartups.com/e930-scaling-your-startup-team- first-hires-outsourcing-hr-org-structure-compensation-firing-other-tough- choices-with-jason-calacanis-launch-managing-director-ashley-whitehurst- launch/) appeared first on [This Week In Startups](https://thisweekinstartups.com). ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/twistvid/~4/gzVpbV1rLyg)