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This Week in Startups
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Jason Calacanis covers startups, tech, markets, media, and all the hottest topics in business and technology. He also interviews the world’s greatest founders, operators, investors, and innovators.

Episodes
  • 2024 / 2 / 28
    Unlocking the Power of Data with VenCap’s David Clark | E1906

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  • 2024 / 2 / 27
    Ask Jason LIVE! Returns to TWiST! | E1905

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  • 2024 / 2 / 27
    Google's AI emergency, Apple's lowkey AI moves, amazing Sora demos & more with Sunny Madra | E1904

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  • 2024 / 2 / 23
    Reddit’s IPO, Consumer vs. Enterprise AI, and Sam Altman’s New Fund and more! | E1903

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  • 2024 / 2 / 22
    Startup Pitches! LAUNCH Accelerator Demo Day | E1902

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  • 2024 / 2 / 21
    Jordan Stein from Cresset Partners on VC dynamics, evaluating emerging managers, & more! | E1901

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  • 2024 / 2 / 19
    The future of public safety via rapid drone response with Aerodome's Rahul Sidhu | E1900

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  • 2024 / 2 / 17
    Mark Susterand Samir Kaji on the 2024 Venture Market, IPOS, and Secondaries | E1899

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  • 2024 / 2 / 17
    Mark Suster and Samir Kaji on the 2024 Venture Market, IPOS, and Secondaries | E1899

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  • 2024 / 2 / 15
    How LPs identify top emerging fund managers with Slipstream’s Alex Edelson | E1898

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  • 2024 / 2 / 14
    Apple’s MGIE, Google’s Gemini Advanced, Microsoft’s Copilot and more! | E1897

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  • 2024 / 2 / 12
    Founders Fund's Brian Singerman on building a legendary VC firm, “Adapt or Die” and "Ikigai" | E1896

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  • 2024 / 2 / 9
    Dry Powder in Venture Capital, VC Ratings, and more with Grady Buchanan and Victor Gutwein | E1895

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  • 2024 / 2 / 8
    AI Demos: AI that interprets human emotion, Hugging Face Assistants, and more! | E1894

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  • 2024 / 2 / 7
    Alexis Ohanian on Reddit's potential IPO & more | E1893

    This Week in Startups is brought to you by… Vanta. Compliance and security shouldn't be a deal-breaker for startups to win new business. Vanta makes it easy for companies to get a SOC 2 report fast. TWiST...

  • 2024 / 2 / 5
    Beeper's fight to break Apple's stronghold on messaging with Eric Migicovsky | E1892

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  • 2024 / 2 / 3
    Late-stage VC market update + Terra Kaffe's Sahand Dilmaghani | E1891

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  • 2024 / 1 / 31
    Fund of funds: origins, evolution and deep dive with Michael Kim | E1890

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  • 2024 / 1 / 31
    Building a consumer app’s MVP and how to fundraise with Zest’s Jake Gutstein | E1889

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  • 2024 / 1 / 30
    We celebrate our 100th AI Demo with Sunny Madra! | E1888

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  • 2024 / 1 / 27
    Unicorns: now and then with Aileen Lee | E1887

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  • 2024 / 1 / 26
    Venture Fund Size Growth, the Rise of Unicorns, and more with Elizabeth Yin and Zach Coelius | E1886

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  • 2024 / 1 / 24
    Rabbit CEO Jesse Lyu on launching the R1, future of AI hardware, and going viral at CES | E1885

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  • 2024 / 1 / 23
    AI Demos: Dinnerfy, Hour One, AI short film “Borrowing Time”, Bland AI and more! | E1884

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  • 2024 / 1 / 20
    Series A valuations, M&A in 2024, and M.A.N.G with Jason Shuman and Raja Doddala | E1883

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  • 2024 / 1 / 17
    LP investment strategies, IRR focus, and more with Berkocorp's Joshua Berkowitz | E1882

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  • 2024 / 1 / 16
    Flexport's Ryan Petersen on returning as CEO, global logistics in a time of conflict & more | E1881

    This Week in Startups is brought to you by… Curotec. Are you one of those companies that knows you need to be using AI, but you're not even sure where to start? Well then you need Curotec. They are AI...

  • 2024 / 1 / 16
    Best of CES recap with Sunny Madra | E1880

    This Week in Startups is brought to you by… Vanta. Compliance and security shouldn't be a deal-breaker for startups to win new business. Vanta makes it easy for companies to get a SOC 2 report fast. TWiST...

  • 2024 / 1 / 12
    Michael Kim, Jason Calacanis, and David Weisburd on VC marks, Rabois leaving FF for Khosla, and more | E1879

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  • 2024 / 1 / 12
    Dara Khosrowshahi, Bill Gurley, Brad Gerstner, & Jason Calacanis on Uber's growth and future | E1778

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  • 2024 / 1 / 12
    Dara Khosrowshahi, Bill Gurley, Brad Gerstner, & Jason Calacanis on Uber's growth and future | E1878

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  • 2024 / 1 / 9
    The Growing Ransomware Threat: Targets, Insights, and Strategies with Halcyon's Jon Miller | E1877

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  • 2024 / 1 / 9
    AI Demos: Stable Diffusion Turbo, AI Room Decorator, AI-Driven Clothing Site, and more! | E1876

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  • 2024 / 1 / 6
    Bill Gurley, Brad Gerstner, & Jason Calacanis on the state of tech markets, hosted by David Weisburd | E1875

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  • 2024 / 1 / 4
    AI on Trial: Inside the NY Times vs. OpenAI Lawsuit with Cecilia Ziniti | E1874

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  • 2024 / 1 / 3
    2024 AI Predictions and Bets with Sunny Madra | E1873

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  • 2023 / 12 / 29
    Business Breakdowns: “The Founder” Ray Kroc and the Story of McDonalds |  E1872

    This Week in Startups is brought to you by… Curotec. Are you one of those companies that knows you need to be using AI, but you're not even sure where to start? Well then you need Curotec. They are AI...

  • 2023 / 12 / 27
    Glenn Kelman on Market Trends, Home-Buying Hacks and Redfin Insights | E1871

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  • 2023 / 12 / 27
    Glenn Kelman on Market Trends, Home-Buying Hacks and Redfin Insights | TWiST E1871

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  • 2023 / 12 / 22
    FCC's Brendan Carr on Starlink subsidy revocation, China's internet ambitions, and TikTok | E1870

    This Week in Startups is brought to you by… Vanta. Compliance and security shouldn't be a deal-breaker for startups to win new business. Vanta makes it easy for companies to get a SOC 2 report fast. TWiST...

  • 2023 / 12 / 20
    AI-Powered "Tools for Thought": Exploring NotebookLM with Steven Berlin Johnson

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  • 2023 / 12 / 20
    AI-Powered "Tools for Thought": Exploring NotebookLM with Steven Berlin Johnson | E1869

    This Week in Startups is brought to you by… DevSquad. Most dev agencies only offer developers. Why? Because product management is hard. Get an entire product team for the cost of one US developer plus 10% off...

  • 2023 / 12 / 20
    Pioneering AI Wearables: Avi Schiffmann and Tab AI | E1868

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  • 2023 / 12 / 19
    AI DEMOS: Turning Adele into John Mayer, animating a Jedi Bulldog, AI companions and much more!  | E1867

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  • 2023 / 12 / 15
    Startup pitch competition: Jason invests $25K LIVE! | E1866

    This Week in Startups is brought to you by… Vanta. Compliance and security shouldn't be a deal-breaker for startups to win new business. Vanta makes it easy for companies to get a SOC 2 report fast. TWiST...

  • 2023 / 12 / 14
    Mastering Early-Stage Board Meetings | Startup Finance Basics w/ Kruze's Scott Orn | E1865

    Today’s show: Kruze COO, Scott Orn, joins Jason to discuss best practices for early stage startups to prepare for and execute successful board meetings. The two dive into the reasons VCs want governance...

  • 2023 / 12 / 13
    Jerry Colonna on 'Reunion': sustaining founder drive, enlightened leadership, and more! | E1864

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  • 2023 / 12 / 13
    Drawing the Future with AI featuring tldraw’s Steve Ruiz | E1863

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  • 2023 / 12 / 12
    AI DEMOS: Google’s NotebookLM, Bard’s Gemini upgrade, Magnific’s image upscaler, & more! | E1862

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  • 2023 / 12 / 8
    Kevin O'Connor on backing visionaries, the future of VC, internet history and more | E1861

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