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Invest Like the Best with Patrick O'Shaughnessy
Invest Like the Best with Patrick O'Shaughnessy
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Dev Ittycheria - The Database Evolution

My guest today is Dev Ittycheria. Dev is the CEO of MongoDB, the developer data platform with tens of thousands... more

14 May 2024 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Nico Wittenborn - Finding the Adjacent Possible

My guest today is Nico Wittenborn. Nico is the founder of Adjacent, a venture firm that looks for what he... more

07 May 2024 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
Mitch Rales: The Art of Compounding

We are excited to share a great conversation with Mitch Rales, the co-founder of Danaher and one of the living... more

02 May 2024 · 2 hours, 6 minutes
Marc Lasry - Making Bucks in Credit and Sports

My guest this week is Marc Lasry. Marc is a pioneer of distressed debt investing and the CEO of Avenue... more

30 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Bill Gurley & Michael Mauboussin - Putting Theory into Practice

My guests today are Bill Gurley and Michael Mauboussin. Bill is a General Partner at Benchmark, and Michael is the... more

23 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 32 minutes
Tim Ferriss - Curating Curiosities

My guest today is Tim Ferriss. Tim is a writer, podcaster, and investor. He has written five best-selling books, has... more

16 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
Ken Langone - The American Dream

My guest today is Ken Langone. Ken is a legendary American businessman best known for his co-founding of Home Depot.... more

09 Apr 2024 · 48 minutes
Robin Dunbar - Optimizing Human Connection (Dunbar's Number)

My guest today is Robin Dunbar. Robin is a biological anthropologist, evolutionary psychologist, and specialist in primate behavior. He is... more

02 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Sean Feeney - Reinventing the Restaurant Business

My guest today is Sean Feeney. Sean is the co-founder of Grovehouse Hospitality Group and the owner of Lilia and... more

26 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 48 minutes
Dave Fontenot - The Monastery of Code

My guest today is Dave Fontenot, founder of HF0. Born out of Dave’s experiences in monasteries across the world, HF0... more

19 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Anne-Marie Peterson - The Capital System

My guest today is Anne-Marie Peterson. Anne-Marie is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group, a storied investment firm managing... more

12 Mar 2024 · 57 minutes
Aravind Srinivas - Building An Answer Engine

My guest today is Aravind Srinivas. He is the founder and CEO of Perplexity, a startup that he describes as... more

05 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Ali Hamed - Building an Investment Firm

My guest today is Ali Hamed. Ali was first on Invest Like the Best six years ago. He was 26... more

27 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
Cyan Banister - Investing for a Higher Purpose

My guest today is Cyan Banister. Cyan’s life story is remarkable. She was homeless at a young age, dropped out... more

20 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
Danny Meyer - The Power of Hospitality

Today, we're replaying my conversation with Danny Meyer. He is the founder and CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, which... more

13 Feb 2024 · 49 minutes
Chuck Akre - The Three Legged Stool

Today, we're running a replay of my 2019 conversation with legendary investor Chuck Akre. Chuck founded Akre Capital Management in... more

06 Feb 2024 · 48 minutes
Alex Telford - Unlocking Innovation in Pharma

My guest today is Alex Telford. Alex is the founder of Convoke, a software platform to help streamline drug development... more

30 Jan 2024 · 59 minutes
Madhavan Ramanujam - How to Price Products

My guest today is Madhavan Ramanujam. Madhavan quite literally wrote the book on how to price products. It’s called “Monetizing... more

23 Jan 2024 · 56 minutes
Daryl Morey - Systems Thinking in Sports

This week, we are running a replay of my conversation with Daryl Morey from last year. Daryl is the President... more

16 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Michael Ovitz - Knowledge Is Power

My guest today is Michael Ovitz. Michael is the legendary talent agent and co-founder of CAA, or Creative Artists Agency.... more

09 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 48 minutes
Erik Serrano - Investing in Investment Firms

My guest today is Erik Serrano. Erik is the CEO of Stable Asset Management, which he started 14 years ago... more

02 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
Doug Leone - Lessons from a Titan

This week we are replaying our episode with Doug Leone. Doug led one of the world’s most successful venture firms,... more

26 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Justin Ishbia - Lessons from Acquiring 586 Companies

My guest today is Justin Ishbia. Justin is the Founding Partner of Shore Capital. Shore is a private equity firm... more

19 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Gavin Uberti - Real-Time AI & The Future of AI Hardware

Today, my guest is 21-year-old Gavin Uberti, who dropped out of Harvard to build Etched, which is one of the most... more

12 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
A Conversation with Charlie Munger & John Collison

Today, we’re releasing a conversation between John Collison and Charlie Munger. We've had this interview with Charlie scheduled to air... more

05 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 40 minutes
Peter Fenton & Victor Lazarte - Purpose and Partnership

My guests this week are Peter Fenton and Victor Lazarte. Peter and Victor are both General Partners at Benchmark. Of the... more

28 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
Lior Susan - Leave the World Better than You Found It

Today's episode is a conversation with Lior Susan, the Founder of Eclipse Ventures, whose mission is to unlock solutions to... more

21 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Brad Jacobs - Think Big and Move Fast

My guest today is Brad Jacobs. Brad’s resumé is remarkable. He has founded seven companies, all of which are billion-dollar... more

14 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
Elizabeth Zalman & Jerry Neumann - Founder vs Investor

My guests this week are Elizabeth Zalman and Jerry Neumann. Jerry has been on this show two times before. He’s... more

07 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Palmer Luckey - Inventing the Future of Defense

My guest today is Palmer Luckey. Palmer is the founder of Defense company Anduril Industries, which makes next-generation military technology... more

31 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Aswath Damodaran - Making Sense of the Market Pt. 2

Today’s guest is Aswath Damodaran, who is joining us for a second time on Invest Like the Best. Aswath is... more

24 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
Patrick Collison & John Collison - A Business State of Mind

My guests this week are the co-founders of Stripe, Patrick and John Collison. My conversation with John in 2020 is... more

17 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
Strauss Zelnick - Playing to Your Strengths

My guest this week is Strauss Zelnick, the CEO of leading game publisher Take-Two Interactive. Maybe most well-known for its... more

10 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Rick Buhrman and Paul Buser - Find Your X, Nurture Your N

My guests this week are Rick Buhrman and Paul Buser. Rick and Paul spent over a decade managing the public... more

03 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 58 minutes
Jack Altman & Miles Grimshaw - Building and Investing in Lattice

My guests today are Jack Altman and Miles Grimshaw. Jack is the co-founder and CEO of Lattice, an HR software... more

26 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Michael Simanovsky - A Platform Approach to Real Estate

My guest today is Michael Simanovsky. Mike is the Managing Partner of Conversant Capital, a real estate investment firm he... more

19 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
David Senra - In Service of Founders

My guest today is David Senra, the creator and host of Founders Podcast. With an incredible appetite for biographies, David... more

12 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
Will England - A Primer on Multi-Strategy Hedge Funds

My guest today is Will England, the CEO and Co-CIO of Walleye Capital. Walleye is a multi-strategy hedge fund headquartered... more

05 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
James Cameron: The Futurist

Almost exactly a year ago, Colossus entered into a partnership with David Senra and the Founders podcast to join the... more

29 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Lee Ainslie - Hedge Fund Maverick

My guest today is Lee Ainslie, the founder of Maverick Capital. Lee started his investing career at Tiger Management where... more

22 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 36 minutes
Nick Kokonas - Know What You Are Selling

Today, we are running a special episode from our show Founder's Field Guide. In this conversation, Nick Kokonas shares his... more

15 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Des Traynor - Real Talk about AI and Software

My guest today is Des Traynor. Des is the co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Intercom - a customer service... more

08 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Samo Burja - The Great Founder Theory of History

My guest today is Samo Burja. Samo is the founder of consulting firm, Bismark Analysis, and has dedicated his life’s... more

01 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Chris Paik - Venture Investing Frameworks

My guest today is Chris Paik, who is a General Partner at early-stage venture firm, Pace Capital. Before Pace, Chris... more

25 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 30 minutes
Josh Kushner - Building Thrive Capital

My guest today is Josh Kushner, founder and managing partner of venture firm, Thrive Capital. Josh started Thrive in 2010 and... more

18 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 47 minutes
Jeremy Giffon - Special Situations in Private Markets

My guest today is Jeremy Giffon. I spend all my time trying to find people who have some “singularity” to... more

11 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 42 minutes
Dave Yuan - A Primer on Vertical Market Software

My guest today is Dave Yuan. Dave is the Founder and Partner of Tidemark Capital, which he started in 2021... more

04 Jul 2023 · 53 minutes
Kevin Kelly - Be Generous and Unique

My guest today is Kevin Kelly. Kevin co-founded Wired magazine and has published a number of seminal books and essays... more

27 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Justin Mares - The US Health Crisis

My guest this week is Justin Mares. Justin is the founder of TrueMed and has previously founded three different health... more

20 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
Scott Goodwin - Know The Names

My guest this week is Scott Goodwin. Scott is the co-founder and managing partner of Diameter Capital Partners, which he... more

13 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Rolex: Timeless Excellence

Today, we are running a special episode from our show Business Breakdowns. In this conversation, Ben Clymer does an incredible... more

06 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Kieran Goodwin - Imagination, Volatility, and the Pursuit of Alpha

My guest today is Kieran Goodwin. Kieran spent over two decades at the frontier of credit investing. During the global... more

30 May 2023 · 1 hour,
Henry Schuck - Building ZoomInfo

My guest today is Henry Schuck, the founder and CEO of ZoomInfo. I’ve gotten to know Henry over the past... more

23 May 2023 · 1 hour, 32 minutes
Karen Karniol-Tambour - Macro Headwinds vs. Tech Tailwinds

Today’s conversation was recorded during last week’s Sohn Conference. I sat down with Karen Karniol-Tambour, Co-CIO at Bridgewater Associates. I... more

16 May 2023 · 37 minutes
Fidji Simo - Creating Delightful Consumer Experiences

My guest this week is Fidji Simo, the CEO of Instacart. Fidji grew up in a small town in the... more

09 May 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Bessemer Venture Partners - Building a VC Firm that Lasts Centuries

My guests this week are Jeremy Levine, Kent Bennett, and Brian Feinstein. They are partners at one of the oldest... more

02 May 2023 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Alexis Rivas - A New Blueprint for Homebuilding

My guest this week is Alexis Rivas. Alexis is the co-founder and CEO of Cover, which is pioneering a new... more

25 Apr 2023 · 50 minutes
Dr. Peter Attia - The Portfolio to Live Longer

My guest this week is Dr. Peter Attia. I’ve had Peter on the show twice before but it’s been over... more

18 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
Scott Davis & Rob Wertheimer - Lessons from the Industrial Titans

My guests today are Scott Davis and Rob Wertheimer. Scott and Rob head up Melius Research and are the authors... more

11 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Sam Hinkie, Boyd Varty, Charlie Songhurst - Trail Magic

Today’s episode is a little different. Rather than share a new conversation, I have put together a few of my... more

04 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 39 minutes
David Senra - Passion & Pain

Hello everyone. A few days ago, we discussed what we call forever episodes, which are the few episodes of our... more

31 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
David Einhorn - The Long and Short of Investing

My guest today is David Einhorn. David is the President of Greenlight Capital, a long-short hedge fund that he co-founded... more

28 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Avi Goldfarb - The Economic Impact of AI

My guest today is Avi Goldfarb. Avi is a Professor at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, the Rotman... more

21 Mar 2023 · 57 minutes
Auren Hoffman - A Deep Dive on Data

My guest this week is Auren Hoffman. Auren is the CEO of Safegraph, which curates data on physical locations. He also... more

14 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Trae Stephens - Find Good Quests

My guest this week is Trae Stephens. Trae is a partner at Founders Fund and co-founder and Executive Chairman of... more

07 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Doug Leone - Lessons from a Titan

My guest this week is Doug Leone. Doug led one of the world’s most successful venture firms, Sequoia, for over 25... more

28 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Tim Urban - Idea Labs and High-Rung Thinking

I’m excited to share this conversation with Tim Urban. Tim is, in my opinion, one of the best and most engaging... more

21 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 28 minutes
Dan Rose - How Stunning Founders Operate

My guest today is Dan Rose. Dan is the chairman of Coatue Ventures and has one of the most interesting collections... more

14 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Jeff Green - Modernizing Advertising

My guest today is Jeff Green, the CEO and co-founder of advertising platform, The Trade Desk. The Trade Desk is... more

07 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Carl Kawaja - Dealing with Regime Change

My guest this week is Carl Kawaja. It’s the second time I’ve had Carl on the show and my first... more

31 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Daryl Morey - Systems Thinking in Sports

My guest this week is Daryl Morey, who is President of basketball operations for the Philadelphia 76ers. Daryl is a... more

24 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Miles Grimshaw - The DNA of Software Companies

My guest today is Miles Grimshaw. Miles is in his early thirties and is a General Partner at Benchmark. His... more

17 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
John Fio - Creating Magic for Consumers

My guest today is John Fiorentino. John is a product inventor and entrepreneur who, in the space of a... more

10 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
Amjad Masad - The Future of Software Creation

My guest today is Amjad Masad. Amjad is the founder and CEO of Replit, whose mission is to bring... more

03 Jan 2023 · 1 hour,
Rebecca Lynn - Finding Your Customers

My guest this week is Rebecca Lynn. Rebecca co-founded early-stage investor Canvas Ventures in 2013 and is regularly featured as... more

27 Dec 2022 · 51 minutes
Michael Mauboussin - Sharpening Investor & Executive Toolkits

My guest this week is Michael Mauboussin. Many of you will know Michael and his work well. He’s Head of... more

20 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Jeremiah Lowin: Explaining the New AI Paradigm

My guest this week is Jeremiah Lowin. Jeremiah has been on the podcast a number of times over the years.... more

13 Dec 2022 · 1 hour,
Bill Lenehan: Investing in Commercial Real Estate

My guest today is Bill Lenehan. Bill is the CEO of Four Corners Property Trust, a listed REIT and one... more

06 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Ron Howard and Brian Grazer - Box Office Business

Today I’m joined by two Hollywood greats, Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. They have produced, directed, written, and acted in... more

29 Nov 2022 · 52 minutes
Shane Battier - The No-Stats All-Star

Today’s episode is a special one, in a format that may turn into a series. It is a conversation between... more

22 Nov 2022 · 54 minutes
Parker Conrad - Building a Compound Company

My guest today is Parker Conrad, co-founder and CEO of Rippling. I wanted to speak to Parker because he is... more

15 Nov 2022 · 1 hour,
Bob Elliott - A Macro Tour

My guest today is Bob Elliott, the CEO and CIO of Unlimited, which creates low-cost index ETFs for alternative... more

08 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
Kirsten Green - Investing in Consumer Change

My guest today is Kirsten Green, founder and managing partner at Forerunner Ventures. Kirsten launched Forerunner in 2012 and has... more

01 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Jason Droege - Building Uber Eats

My guest today is Jason Droege, a venture partner at Benchmark. Jason’s had a long entrepreneurial career, which most recently... more

25 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Paul Orfalea - It’s About the Money

My guest today is Paul Orfalea. Paul founded Kinkos, the popular copy chain, in 1970. He started with a single... more

18 Oct 2022 · 46 minutes
Madhavan Ramanujam - How to Price Products

My guest today is Madhavan Ramanujam. Madhavan quite literally wrote the book on how to price products, it’s called “Monetizing... more

11 Oct 2022 · 56 minutes
Scott Wilson - Non-Traditional Endowment Investing

My guest today is Scott Wilson. Scott is the CIO of Washington University’s endowment, which manages over $13 billion. In... more

04 Oct 2022 · 56 minutes
Julio Vasconcellos & Mate Pencz - Investing in Latin America

My guests today are Julio Vasconcellos and Mate Pencz, who are partners at Canary and Atlantico, leading early-stage investment firms in... more

27 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Trina Spear - Billion Dollar Scrubs

My guest today is Trina Spear, a former investor at Blackstone and the co-founder and CEO of FIGS. FIGS is... more

20 Sep 2022 · 49 minutes
Gabriel Leydon - How Web3 Onboards a Billion Users - [Web3 Breakdowns, EP.37]

Today, we are sharing an episode of Web3 Breakdowns with you. My Invest Like the Best conversation with Gabe Leydon... more

15 Sep 2022 · 59 minutes
Harley Finkelstein - Building the Entrepreneurship Company

My guest today is Harley Finkelstein. Harley is the President of Shopify and has been with the company since its... more

13 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Mitch Lasky - The Business of Gaming

My guest today is Mitch Lasky. Mitch is a partner at Benchmark and one of the leading figures in the... more

06 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
David Senra - Passion & Pain

My guest today is David Senra. David has studied history’s great founders and entrepreneurs in more depth than anyone I’ve... more

30 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
Robert Smith - Investing in Enterprise Software

My guest today is Robert Smith, the founder, Chairman, and CEO of Vista Equity Partners. An engineer by training, Robert... more

23 Aug 2022 · 56 minutes
Katherine Boyle - Investing for America

My guest today is Katherine Boyle, a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Katherine started her career as a reporter for... more

16 Aug 2022 · 54 minutes
Ravi Gupta - Focus

My guest today is Ravi Gupta. Ravi spent a decade in private equity at KKR before joining Instacart as their... more

09 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Will Thorndike - The Power of Long Holding Periods

My guest today is Will Thorndike. I first spoke to Will in 2017 about his excellent book The Outsiders and... more

02 Aug 2022 · 59 minutes
Alok Vasudev - Searching for White Space

My guest today is Alok Vasudev. Alok is an early-stage investor who has been in the crypto space for a... more

26 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Matthew Ball - A Manual to The Metaverse

My guest today is Matthew Ball. Matt is an investor, the former head of strategy at Amazon studios, and one... more

19 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
TransDigm: Foundations with Nick Howley [50X, EP.1]

Today we are dropping a special episode in the Invest Like the Best feed. You will hear the first episode... more

14 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
Alice Bentinck - Building a Start-Up Machine

My guest today is Alice Bentinck, co-founder of Entrepreneur First. Entrepreneur First, or EF, invests pre-company by systematizing the way... more

12 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Jess Lee - Designing Investment Products

My guest today is Jess Lee. Jess is a partner at Sequoia Capital as well as their Chief Product... more

05 Jul 2022 · 58 minutes
Kenneth Stanley - Greatness Without Goals

My guest today is Ken Stanley. Ken is a Professor in Computer Science and a pioneer in the field of... more

28 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Lydia Jett - Investing in E-commerce

My guest today is Lydia Jett, Managing Partner of SoftBank Investment Advisers. Lydia leads the team’s consumer, internet, and e-commerce... more

21 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Josh Wolfe & Chris Power - Factories of the Future

My guests today are Josh Wolfe and Chris Power. Josh will be a familiar voice to many of you and... more

14 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Martin Casado - The Past, Present, and Future of Digital Infrastructure

My guest today is Martin Casado. Martin is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz where he focuses on digital... more

07 Jun 2022 · 54 minutes
Aswath Damodaran - Making Sense of the Market

My guest today is Aswath Damodaran, a Professor of Finance at NYU’s Stern School of Business. Aswath is one of... more

31 May 2022 · 1 hour, 55 minutes
Anduril: Building the Future of Defense - [Business Breakdowns, EP. 59]

Today, we are running a special episode of Business Breakdowns. With geopolitics playing an increasingly important role in society again,... more

26 May 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Tobi Lütke - Embrace the Unexpected

My guest today is Tobi Lütke, co-founder and CEO of Shopify. Having first spoken to Tobi at the beginning of... more

24 May 2022 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
Tyler Cowen & Daniel Gross - Identifying Talent

My guests today are Tyler Cowen and Daniel Gross. Tyler is an economics professor and creator of one of the... more

17 May 2022 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Jeff Jordan - Building & Investing in Marketplaces

My guest today is Jeff Jordan, General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Jeff has one of the most interesting set of... more

10 May 2022 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
Eric Glyman - Reimagining Corporate Finance

My guest today is Eric Glyman, co-founder and CEO of Ramp. Ramp is best known for its corporate cards but... more

03 May 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Dmitry Balyasny - Building a Better Model

My guest today is Dmitry Balyasny. Dmitry is the Managing Partner and CIO of Balyasny Asset Management, otherwise known as... more

26 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Henry Ward - Transforming Private Markets

My guest today is Henry Ward, co-founder and CEO of Carta. Started in 2012, Carta helps companies and investors manage... more

21 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
Alexandr Wang - A Primer on AI

My guest today is Alexandr Wang, the CEO and founder of Scale AI. Alexandr founded Scale in 2016, having been... more

12 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Antonio Gracias - Pro-Entropic Investing

My guest today is Antonio Gracias, founder, CIO, and CEO of Valor Equity Partners. Antonio is perhaps best known for... more

05 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
David Rubenstein - Life, Leadership, and LBOs

My guest today is David Rubenstein, co-founder of The Carlyle Group - one of the largest private equity firms... more

29 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Gaurav Kapadia - Everything Compounds

My guest today is Gaurav Kapadia, founder of investment firm XN. Gaurav is a veteran of the investing arena. We... more

22 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Marko Papic - A Multi-Polar World

My guest today is Marko Papic, partner and chief strategist at Clocktower Group, where he leads the firm’s research on... more

15 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Garry Tan - Unwrapping the Gift

My guest today is Garry Tan, founder and managing partner of early-stage venture firm, Initialized Capital. Before starting Initialized,... more

08 Mar 2022 · 1 hour,
Eric Mandelblatt - Investing in the Industrial Economy

My guest today is Eric Mandelblatt, founder and CIO of Soroban Capital, a $10 billion investment firm. While many of... more

01 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
Sebastian Kanovich - Powering Emerging Markets Payments - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 56]

My guest today is Sebastian Kanovich, CEO of payments company dLocal. Sebastian founded dLocal in 2016 to bridge the infrastructure... more

24 Feb 2022 · 41 minutes
Frank Slootman - Narrow the Focus, Increase the Quality

My guest today is Frank Slootman, Chairman and CEO of cloud platform Snowflake. Frank has become one of the most... more

22 Feb 2022 · 51 minutes
Tim Flannery - Simplifying Fund Closing - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 55]

My guest today is Tim Flannery, co-founder of venture fund administrator Passthrough. Passthrough is removing friction from the manual, time-consuming... more

17 Feb 2022 · 50 minutes
Joey Levin - Building an Anti-Conglomerate

My guest today is IAC’s CEO, Joey Levin. IAC is a unique business in that it’s a holding company which... more

15 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Peter Chernin - Betting on Passion

My guest today is Peter Chernin, who’s had a Hall of Fame career in the entertainment business. Peter ran News... more

08 Feb 2022 · 57 minutes
John Pfeffer - Adapt and Evolve

My guest today is entrepreneur and investor, John Pfeffer. John was a partner at private equity firm KKR in the... more

01 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 53 minutes
Geoffrey Moore - Building Gorilla Businesses

My guest today is the renowned tech author, consultant, and venture partner at Wildcat Ventures, Geoffrey Moore. Geoffrey has spent... more

27 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Gavin Baker - The Cyclone Under the Surface

My guest today is past guest Gavin Baker, managing partner and CIO of Atreides Management. Gavin’s focus is on consumer... more

25 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Sam Englebardt and Richard Kim - Investing in Immersive Worlds

Today, my guests are Sam Englebardt and Richard Kim, general partners at venture fund, Galaxy Interactive. Having come from the... more

20 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
Ricky Sandler - Building an Investment Compass

My guest today is Ricky Sandler, founder of Eminence Capital. Ricky is a hedge fund veteran managing over $8bn of... more

18 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Orlando Bravo - The Art of Software Buyouts

My guest today is Orlando Bravo, co-founder and Managing Partner of leading private equity firm, Thoma Bravo. Thoma Bravo... more

28 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Nick Saltarelli - One Foot in Front of the Other - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 54]

My guest today is Nick Saltarelli, co-founder of the functional chocolate bar business, Mid-Day Squares. Nick started the company with... more

23 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Jenny Johnson - Seven Decades of Investing Expertise

My guest today is Jenny Johnson, President and CEO of one of the world’s largest asset managers, Franklin Templeton. Jenny... more

21 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Doug Colkitt - The Evolution of Markets

My guest today is Doug Colkitt. Doug has spent his career searching for and trading inefficient markets, first at Citadel’s... more

14 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Bill Gurley and Philip Rosedale - Back to the Future

My guests today are Philip Rosedale and Bill Gurley. Philip created Second Life in the early 2000s and helped build... more

07 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Francis Davidson - Design-led Hospitality

My guest today is Francis Davidson, founder and CEO of the hospitality brand Sonder. Francis launched Sonder in 2013 as... more

30 Nov 2021 · 53 minutes
Niraj Shah - Developing Every Skill

My guest today is Niraj Shah, the CEO and co-founder of Wayfair. Wayfair started life in 2002 as a collection... more

23 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Bored Ape Yacht Club -  [Web3 Breakdowns, EP. 1]

Today, I am excited to share our newest show, Web3 Breakdowns. Similar to our Business Breakdowns series, Web3 will have... more

18 Nov 2021 · 51 minutes
Will Marshall - Indexing the Earth

My guest today is Will Marshall, the co-founder and CEO of Planet. Will founded Planet in 2010 with a small... more

16 Nov 2021 · 49 minutes
Roelof Botha - Sequoia’s Crucible Moment

My guest today is Roelof Botha, a partner at one of the world’s oldest and most successful venture firms, Sequoia... more

05 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Sarah Friar - Building the Local Graph

My guest today is Sarah Friar, the CEO of Nextdoor, which connects people in local neighborhoods together. Sarah’s CV sparkles... more

02 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Universal Music Group: The Gatekeepers of Music - [Business Breakdowns, EP. 32]

Today, we are running a special episode of Business Breakdowns on our Invest Like the Best feed. When we launched... more

28 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Alex Rampell - Investing in Operating Systems

My guest today is Alex Rampell, General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Alex has a long history in fintech, having co-founded... more

26 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Sam Bankman-Fried - Creating a Perfect Market

My guest today is Sam Bankman-Fried, founder and CEO of leading cryptocurrency exchange, FTX. In a little over two years,... more

19 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Nick Neuman - Becoming Your Own Bank

My guest today is Nick Neuman, CEO and co-founder of Casa. Casa helps bitcoin investors and owners keep their digital... more

12 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Devin Finzer - An Everything Store for Digital Assets - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 53]

My guest today is Devin Finzer, co-founder and CEO of OpenSea, the world’s largest NFT marketplace. In a journey that... more

07 Oct 2021 · 51 minutes
Jenny Lefcourt - The Go-to-Market Motion

My guest today is Jenny Lefcourt, an equal General Partner at seed-stage venture firm Freestyle Capital, where she manages $450... more

05 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Dave Girouard - Making Better Loans - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 52]

My guest today is Dave Girouard, co-founder and CEO of Upstart, a lending platform that leverages AI to make... more

30 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Jay Hoag - Calibrating Market Adoption

My guest today is Jay Hoag, co-founder of TCV. If you look at Jay’s investment track record, it’s a “who’s... more

28 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Gina Bianchini - Helping Creators Build Communities - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 51]

My guest today is Gina Bianchini, founder and CEO of Mighty Networks, which gives creators a platform to start, grow... more

23 Sep 2021 · 55 minutes
David Fialkow - Paint Outside the Lines

My guest today is David Fialkow, co-founder of General Catalyst. If you are looking for a dose of fun, charismatic... more

21 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Justin Waldron - The Future of Social Gaming - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 50]

My guest today is Justin Waldron, co-founder and President of Playco. Justin is a pioneer of the social gaming industry... more

16 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Daniel Ek - Enabling Creators Everywhere

Today is a special episode because it marks five years since I released the first episode of Invest Like the... more

14 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
Gabby Dizon - Mapping the Metaverse Economy - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 49]

My guest today is Gabby Dizon, co-founder of Yield Guild Games or YGG. In 2020, Gabby and his co-founders built... more

02 Sep 2021 · 56 minutes
Scott Malpass - Building a Great Endowment

My guest today is Scott Malpass. Scott was the CIO of Notre Dame's endowment for 32 years and has always... more

31 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Mike Maples, Jr. - A Playbook for Startups - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 48]

My guest today is Mike Maples, co-founder and partner of Floodgate. As a child of the computer revolution, Mike... more

26 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Renata Quintini and Roseanne Wincek - Investing at the Supercritical Stage

My guests today are Renata Quintini and Roseanne Wincek, co-founders and managing directors of Renegade Partners. Before launching Renegade, Renata... more

24 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Max Simkoff - Redesigning the Home Buying Experience - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 47]

My guest today is Max Simkoff, Founder and CEO of Doma. Max founded Doma in 2016 after experiencing the pain... more

19 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Suzanne Ciani - Exploring the Creative Process

The intro music you just heard is from my guest today, Suzanne Ciani, an early pioneer of electronic music dating... more

17 Aug 2021 · 56 minutes
Sameer Shariff - Breaking Language Barriers - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 46 ]

My guest today is Sameer Shariff, co-founder and CEO of Cambly. After starting his career at Google, Sameer founded Cambly... more

12 Aug 2021 · 54 minutes
Sridhar Ramaswamy - The Past, Present, and Future of Search

My guest today is Sridhar Ramaswamy, co-founder and CEO of Neeva and Venture Partner at Greylock. After a 15-year career... more

10 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Ernie Garcia - Disrupting the Auto Buying Experience - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 45]

My guest today is Ernie Garcia, co-founder and CEO of online used car platform, Carvana. Ernie launched Carvana in 2012,... more

05 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Karen Karniol-Tambour - All Things Macro

My guest today is Karen Karniol-Tambour, Partner and Co-CIO for Sustainability at Bridgewater Associates. You will quickly understand why Ray... more

03 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Sebastian Mejia - Mastering On-Demand Convenience - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 44]

My guest today is Sebastian Mejia, co-founder and president of Rappi. Founded in Bogota, Colombia in 2015, Rappi set out... more

29 Jul 2021 · 56 minutes
Carl Kawaja - Wisdom from Decades of Investing

Today’s conversation is one of my all-time favorites, with someone I’ve come to respect deeply in the field of investing.... more

27 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 28 minutes
Stewart Butterfield - We Don’t Sell Saddles Here - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 43]

My guest today is Stewart Butterfield, founder and CEO of Slack. Stewart’s 2014 essay “Why We Don’t Sell Saddles Here”... more

22 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Steve Mandel - Investing Behind Change

My guest today is Steve Mandel, founder of Lone Pine Capital, one of the most successful hedge fund and investment... more

20 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Spenser Skates - Challenging Big Ideas - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 42]

My guest today is Spenser Skates, CEO and co-founder of Amplitude Analytics. Spenser founded Amplitude in 2012 with a thesis... more

15 Jul 2021 · 58 minutes
David Sacks - How to Operate a SaaS Startup

My guest today is David Sacks, General Partner at Craft Ventures and founding COO of PayPal. During our conversation,... more

13 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
David Vélez - Building the Branchless Bank - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 41]

My guest today is David Vélez, founder and CEO of Nubank, the world’s largest digital bank with over 40 million... more

08 Jul 2021 · 56 minutes
Balaji Srinivasan - Optimizing Your Inputs

My guest today is Balaji Srinivasan, a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. Balaji is known to challenge conventional wisdom,... more

06 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 45 minutes
Michael Mayer - Business Boss Battles - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 40]

My guest today Michael Mayer, is the founder and CEO of Bottomless, a company that automatically replenishes your coffee supply... more

01 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Marc Andreessen - Making the Future

My guest today is Silicon Valley icon, Marc Andreessen. Before co-founding the legendary venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz, Marc... more

29 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Will Ahmed - Optimizing Human Performance – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 39]

My guest today is Will Ahmed, founder of fitness wearable company WHOOP. What started as a business plan in... more

24 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Howard Marks - Embracing the Psychology of Investing

My guest today is Howard Marks, co-founder of Oaktree Capital, a leading investment manager, and one of the world’s largest... more

22 Jun 2021 · 58 minutes
Christina Cacioppo - Building the New Standard in Security – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 38]

My guest today is Christina Cacioppo, founder of Vanta, a security and compliance software business founded in 2017. In our... more

17 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
John Harris - Resilience and Imagination

My guest today is John Harris, Managing Partner of Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb, where the flagship Sequoia Fund has an... more

15 Jun 2021 · 59 minutes
Florian Hagenbuch and Mate Pencz - Everything Will Be Bought Online – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 37]

My guests today are Florian Hagenbuch and Mate Pencz, co-founders of Loft. Based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Loft is a... more

10 Jun 2021 · 57 minutes
Gabriel Leydon - Designing Digital Economies

My guest is Gabe Leydon, who is the co-founder and former CEO of MZ, also known as Machine Zone, the... more

08 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Assaf Wand - Innovation in Static Industries – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 36]

My guest today is Assaf Wand, CEO, and co-founder of Hippo, a homeowner insurance startup founded in 2015. In March... more

03 Jun 2021 · 57 minutes
Dennis Lynch - Delivering Alpha in Adapting Markets

My guest today is Dennis Lynch, Head of Counterpoint Global, where he oversees over $100bn in AUM and boasts one... more

01 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Henrique Dubugras - Building the Financial Center of Gravity – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 35]

My guest today is Henrique Dubugras, co-founder and CEO of Brex, an all-in-one finance account for businesses. Brex recently raised... more

27 May 2021 · 1 hour,
Justin Fishner-Wolfson - Secondary Investing in Private Markets

My guest today is Justin Fishner-Wolfson, founder of 137 Ventures, a venture capital fund focused on providing liquidity solutions to... more

25 May 2021 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Peter Reinhardt - Learning How to Sell – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 34]

My guest today is Peter Reinhardt, co-founder and CEO of Segment, the market-leading data customer data platform that was acquired... more

20 May 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Brent Beshore - Learnings from a Year of Unexpected Events

My guest today is Brent Beshore. For those that don’t know Brent from his frequent appearances on this podcast, he... more

18 May 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Jeremy Cai - Manufacturer to Customer – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 33]

My guest today is Jeremy Cai, founder, and CEO of Italic, a subscription marketplace for consumer goods that works directly... more

13 May 2021 · 50 minutes
Eli Dourado - Frontiers for Productivity

My guest today is Eli Dourado, economist and senior research fellow at the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah... more

11 May 2021 · 56 minutes
James Reinhart – Lessons in Process Power – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 32]

My guest today is James Reinhart, founder, and CEO of thredUP, an online thrift marketplace. thredUP’s online store is distinct... more

06 May 2021 · 52 minutes
Andrew Sugrue - Investing in Paradigm Shifts

My guest today is Andrew Sugrue, co-founder, and partner at Avenir Growth Capital. Avenir is a growth equity firm focused... more

04 May 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Alyssa Ravasio - Supply, Demand, and the Outdoors - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 31]

My guest today is Alyssa Ravasio, co-founder and CEO of Hipcamp, a platform to discover and book your next camping... more

29 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Josh Buckley - Identifying Legendary Start-ups

My guest today is Josh Buckley. Josh is the new CEO of Product Hunt and an investor in many breakout... more

27 Apr 2021 · 59 minutes
Thomas Tull - New Physics of Business - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 30]

My guest today is Thomas Tull, the founder of Tulco LLC, an investment holding company that invests in businesses with... more

22 Apr 2021 · 58 minutes
Paul Enright - The Buy Side Primer

My guest today is Paul Enright, managing partner at Krainos Capital, his family office. Before running his own family office,... more

20 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
Trevor McFedries - Building Web 3.0 - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 29]

My guest today is Trevor McFedries, the founder of technology startup Brud and the creator of virtual pop star Miquela,... more

15 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Chris Dixon - The Potential of Blockchain Technology

My guest today is Chris Dixon, a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Chris is a prolific investor and thinker, having... more

13 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Shopify: The E-commerce On-Ramp - [Business Breakdowns, EP. 01]

Welcome to the first episode of our newest show, Business Breakdowns, featuring deep-dive conversations on individual businesses. In each episode,... more

09 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Tony Xu - A Human and Math Problem - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 28]

My guest today is Tony Xu, co-founder, and CEO of DoorDash. Tony started DoorDash 7.5 years ago, and today it... more

08 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Mike Kerns and Jesse Jacobs - Content to Commerce

My guests this week are Jesse Jacobs and Mike Kerns, co-founders and partners at The Chernin Group, TCG, a multi-stage... more

06 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Business Breakdowns - Trailer

Welcome to Business Breakdowns, a new Colossus podcast featuring deep-dive conversations on individual businesses. In each episode, we will dissect... more

05 Apr 2021 · 2 minutes
Jesse Pujji - A Primer on Performance Marketing - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 27]

My guest today is Jesse Pujji, the Founder & CEO of Gateway X, a holding company that builds, buys, and... more

01 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 34 minutes
Kanyi Maqubela - Dawn of the 21st Century

My guest today is Kanyi Maqubela, co-founder of seed-stage VC firm Kindred Ventures, which he started with his partner Steven... more

30 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Roxanne Petraeus - Modernizing Compliance - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP.26]

My guest today is Roxanne Petraeus, co-founder and CEO of Ethena, a modern compliance platform for businesses. Roxanne’s background is... more

25 Mar 2021 · 56 minutes
Jesse Walden - A Primer on NFTs

My guest today is Jesse Walden, the founder of Variant, an early-stage venture firm investing in crypto networks and platforms... more

23 Mar 2021 · 47 minutes
Jonathan Goldberg - Capturing Carbon - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 25]

My guest today is Jonathan Goldberg, the founder, and CEO of Carbon Direct, a company focused on advising and investing... more

18 Mar 2021 · 50 minutes
Marissa King - The Science of Social Networks

My guest this week is Marissa King, a professor of organizational behavior at the Yale School of Management. I was... more

16 Mar 2021 · 58 minutes
Jonathan Neman - Building the Modern Restaurant - [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 24]

My guest this week is Jonathan Neman, the co-founder and CEO of Sweetgreen. Sweetgreen is a fast-casual restaurant chain that... more

11 Mar 2021 · 53 minutes
Josh Wolfe and Tony Thomas - The Past, Present, and Future of Defense

My guests today are Josh Wolfe and Tony Thomas, better known as T2. Josh is the co-founder and General Partner... more

09 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
Matteo Franceschetti – Modernizing Sleep – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 23]

My guest today is Matteo Franceschetti, the founder and CEO of Eight Sleep, a smart mattress company. I’m a customer... more

04 Mar 2021 · 43 minutes
Jack Clark - Grateful for Everything, Entitled to Nothing

My guest today is Jack Clark, head coach of the University of California Varsity Rugby team. Jack has one of... more

02 Mar 2021 · 42 minutes
Ryan Petersen - Where There Is Mystery, There Is Margin – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 22]

My guest today is Ryan Petersen, founder and CEO of Flexport. Flexport is a technology platform for global trade. In this conversation,... more

25 Feb 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Jeremy Grantham - A Historic Market Bubble

My guest today is Jeremy Grantham. Jeremy is the Long-Term Investment Strategist and Co-Founder at GMO. Jeremy has an encyclopedic... more

23 Feb 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Carlos Brito – Creating an Ownership Culture – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 21]

My guest today is Carlos Brito, CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev. AB InBev is the world’s largest brewer of beer and... more

18 Feb 2021 · 57 minutes
Scott Belsky - Focus on the First Mile

My guest today is Scott Belsky. Scott was the co-founder and CEO of Behance, the world's largest creative network, and... more

16 Feb 2021 · 54 minutes
Matt Mullenweg – The Past, Present, and Future of the Internet – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP.20]

My guest today is Matt Mullenweg, co-founder and CEO of Automattic, the company on top of the open-source project WordPress... more

11 Feb 2021 · 55 minutes
Michael Dempsey – Investing in Bleeding Edge Technology

My guest today is Michael Dempsey, General Partner at Compound. Michael invests in a broad range of areas but has... more

09 Feb 2021 · 55 minutes
Dustin Moskovitz – Eliminating Work About Work – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP. 19]

My guest today is Dustin Moskovitz, co-founder and CEO of Asana, a team-centric product management tool used by over 1.3 million... more

04 Feb 2021 · 53 minutes
Chamath Palihapitiya – The Major Problems Facing the World

My guest today is Chamath Palihapitiya, the founder and CEO of Social Capital, whose mission is to advance humanity by... more

02 Feb 2021 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Ali Ghodsi – The Past, Present, and Future of Big Data – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP.18]

My Guest today is Ali Ghodsi, founder and CEO of Databricks, a data analytics platform for data scientists and developers.... more

28 Jan 2021 · 48 minutes
Joost van Dreunen – Unlocking Value in Gaming

My guest today is Joost van Dreunen, an investor in the gaming space, professor at NYU's Stern School of Business,... more

26 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Ilkka Paananen – Superpowering Teams – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP.17]

My guest today is Ilkka Paananen, Founder and CEO of Supercell, a mobile game developer based in Finland. Supercell has... more

21 Jan 2021 · 45 minutes
Claire Cormier Thielke – The Future of Cities and Real Estate

My guest today is Claire Cormier Thielke, Managing Director of Asia Pacific for Hines, the largest private real estate investment,... more

19 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Oliver Hughes – The Secret FinTech Giant – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP.16]

My guest today is Oliver Hughes, the CEO of Tinkoff, the leading online commercial bank based in Russia. I found... more

14 Jan 2021 · 58 minutes
Zack Fuss – Breaking Down the Food Ecosystem

My guest today is Zach Fuss, an investor at Continental Grain, a 200-year-old family owned business that is focused on... more

12 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Carlos Cashman – Lessons from the Amazon Ecosystems – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP.15]

My guest today is Carlos Cashman,  co-founder and co-CEO of Thrasio an acquirer of third-party Amazon sellers. In a surprising departure for... more

07 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Ram Parameswaran - Internet Scale Businesses

My guest today is Ram Parameswaran, founder of Octahedron Capital. Ram started Octahedron this year after more than 5 years... more

05 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
Dylan Field - The Growing Importance of Design – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP.14]

Dylan Field is the co-founder and CEO of Figma, a collaborative, online design tool which has taken the world by... more

31 Dec 2020 · 56 minutes
Tracy Graham - Investing in Overlooked Businesses

My guest today is Tracy Graham, founder and managing principal of Graham Allen Partners, a private equity firm that specializes... more

29 Dec 2020 · 56 minutes
Zach Perret – The Future of Financial Services – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP.13]

Zach Perret is the founder and CEO of Plaid.  Plaid helps companies build fintech solutions by creating APIs that allow... more

24 Dec 2020 · 58 minutes
Mario Cibelli - Cornerstone Investing Insights

My guest today is Mario Cibelli. Mario is the managing partner of Marathon Partners Equity Management, a long-biased, concentrated investment... more

22 Dec 2020 · 47 minutes
Bob Pittman - Lessons from Building Media Empires – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP.12]

My guest today, Bob Pittman, has had one of the most interesting careers I’ve ever come across. Today, he’s the... more

17 Dec 2020 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Sam Hinkie – Find Your People

My guest today is Sam Hinkie. Sam worked for more than a decade in the NBA with the Houston Rockets... more

15 Dec 2020 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Michelle Zatlyn – Protecting the Internet – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP.11]

My guest today is Michelle Zatlyn. Michelle is the co-founder and COO of Cloudflare, a now $25 billion dollar business which... more

10 Dec 2020 · 58 minutes
Danny Meyer – The Power of Hospitality

My guest today is Danny Meyer, the founder and CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, which compromises some of the... more

08 Dec 2020 · 50 minutes
Zac Bookman – How Government Works – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP.10]

My guest today is Zac Bookman. Zac is the Founder and CEO of OpenGov a budgeting and financial management software for... more

03 Dec 2020 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Daniel Gross – Finding Undiscovered Talent

My guest today is Daniel Gross. Daniel is the founder of Pioneer, an extremely unique company which he describes as... more

01 Dec 2020 · 59 minutes
Emmett Shear - The New Language of the Internet – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP.9]

My guest today is Emmett Shear, founder and CEO of Twitch. Twitch is the world's leading live streaming platform for gamers, which... more

26 Nov 2020 · 51 minutes
RRE Ventures - RRE Ventures - Raju Rishi, Nikita Singareddy, Jason Black

My guests today are Raju Rishi, Nikita Singareddy, and Jason Black of RRE Ventures. RRE is a New York-based VC... more

24 Nov 2020 · 1 hour,
Nick Kokonas - Know What You Are Selling – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP.8]

My guest today is Nick Kokonas, the co-founder of the 3 of the best restaurants and bars in America -... more

19 Nov 2020 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
Niki Scevak - Wild Hearts and Wild Ideas

My guest today is Niki Scevak, co-founder and partner at Blackbird Ventures. Blackbird is a leading VC firm in Australia... more

17 Nov 2020 · 51 minutes
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My guest today is Sam Hinkie. Sam worked for more than a decade in the NBA with the Houston Rockets and then... more