Means of Creation

Means of Creation

Li Jin and Nathan Baschez
Oct 19, 2020 49 min

#14 — Casey Newton, founder of Platformer, on launching Platformer, on the future of journalism and diversity in paid newsletters

Li Jin and Nathan Baschez interview Casey Newton, founder and writer of Platformer News. Casey has been a leading voice in Silicon Valley for over a decade, most recently with The Verge. He recently left to start Platformer, a publication at the intersection of social media platforms and democracy (https://www.platformer.news/).
Oct 12, 2020 52 min

#13 — Dan Teran, founder & former CEO of Managed by Q, on how to use Good Jobs to create great companies

Li Jin and Nathan Baschez interview Dan Teran, founder and former CEO of Managed by Q. Dan’s original inspiration for Managed by Q was, in part, the “Good Jobs” framework, which argues that any job — including those typically thought of as low-paying, bad jobs — can be designed for individual autonomy and creativity.
Oct 05, 2020 54 min

#12 — Ankur Nagpal, founder & CEO of Teachable, on empowering everyone to build the internet

Li Jin and Nathan Baschez interview Ankur Nagpal. Ankur is the founder and CEO of Teachable - an online platform that enables anyone to sell courses online.
Sep 28, 2020 57 min

#11 — Joseph Cohen, founder & CEO of Universe on empowering everyone to build the internet

Li Jin and Nathan Baschez interview Joseph Cohen. Joseph is the founder and CEO of Universe -- a new kind of website creation tool. It’s a mobile-only, no-code website builder that allows anyone to create a website through a grid-like drag-and-drop interface and it powers over 500,000 websites around the globe.
Sep 28, 2020 45 min

#10 — Blake Robbins on the future of media, Twitch, OnlyFans, and creator monetization

Li Jin and Nathan Baschez chat with Blake Robbins, Partner at Ludlow Ventures. Blake is one of the most trusted voices in eSports, the creator economy, and anything that touches new media.
Sep 28, 2020 53 min

#9 — Polina Marinova on The Profile, being an independent writer, and changes in the media industry

Polina Marinova offers the perfect upgrade to your reading diet. She writes The Profile: a newsletter of the world’s greatest people and companies in business, entertainment, tech, sports, and more.
Sep 28, 2020 1 hr 1 min

#8 — Visakan Veerasamy on how to make friends on the internet

Li Jin and Nathan Baschez interview Visakan Veerasamy -- writer, thinker, creator who is using the internet to inspire "friendly ambitious nerds." He uses Twitter as a sort of second brain, organizing his ideas in an ever-expanding corpus of interlinked threads. He’s written several books that he sells directly to his fans on Gumroad, and, this year, he’s focusing on growing his YouTube channel.
Sep 28, 2020 54 min

#7 — Adam Davidson (Part 2), co-founder Planet Money, journalist

Adam Davidson and Li Jin are two thought leaders in the Passion Economy: a new economy where people are able to leverage their passions and creativity in order to make a living. In this session, they answer Q&A about the Passion Economy.
Sep 28, 2020 54 min

#6 — Adam Davidson, co-founder Planet Money, journalist

Adam Davidson and Li Jin are two thought leaders in the Passion Economy: a new economy where people are able to leverage their passions and creativity in order to make a living.
Sep 28, 2020 55 min

#5 — Nathan Barry, founder of ConvertKit

Li Jin and Nathan Baschez interview Nathan Barry--creator, author, speaker, designer, and the founder of ConvertKit. He founded ConvertKit in 2013 as an email marketing company for creators, with the goal of helping more people make money online. The company has been bootstrapped to $23.5M in ARR and has over 31K customers.