Ventures

By Will Little

Hosted by Will Little (wclittle.com), Ventures is an audio/video podcast devoted to exploring entrepreneurial stories, market landscapes, and problem spaces to inspire the next generation of venture builders and investors.

  1. 1.
    How are blockchains creating value for humanity? Why is Web 3.0 important? :: with Andrew Cronk
    44:31
  2. 2.
    From founder to VC to founder again: practical advice for startups and investors :: with Alex Giannikoulis
    41:43
  3. 3.
    Scaling a product management team, lessons learned from startups and enterprises, and how to drive customer success from a product advisory board :: with Kiel Sanders and Patrick Lowndes
    1:00:09
  4. 4.
    Self-discovery, discerning our limits, and transitioning from idealism :: with Kathryn Little
    1:04:27
  5. 5.
    Connecting people, building community, and learning from super connectors :: with Weston Woodward and Sol Cates
    1:01:54
  6. 6.
    Ideation to Product-Market Fit, choosing revenue models, and general advice for founders :: with Dave Parker
    1:01:44
  7. 7.
    Cybersecurity and user experience philosophies through Web 1.0, Web 2.0, and Web 3.0 :: with Jim Reavis and Kurt Seifried
    51:04
  8. 8.
    Technical product management, architecting a growing product team, and deeply understanding your customer’s needs :: with David Pierce
    1:15:22
  1. 9.
    History and principles of cybersecurity for startup founders, individuals, and Web 3.0 builders :: with Malcolm Harkins and Sol Cates
    54:32
  2. 10.
    Finding purpose, embracing curiosity, and navigating a career path in the 2020s :: with Kim Porter, Eric Sullivan, and Sol Cates
    1:06:52
  3. 11.
    The dance of product and growth within a startup, from idea through acquisition into enterprise :: with Jenna Langer
    1:02:24
  4. 12.
    Marketing operations, building a MarTech stack, and ensuring data visibility and security in a growing startup :: with Kelly Jo Horton and Sol Cates
    48:51
  5. 13.
    Complex business-to-business (B2B) sales, the inflection point in a buyer’s journey, and strategies for building a sales team :: with Steve Crepeau and Sol Cates
    1:03:48
  6. 14.
    Building a co-founder team with product and design capabilities, and the future of UX in the no-code/low-code era :: with Perry Azevedo
    51:55
  7. 15.
    Brokering trust, bringing transparency into medical supply sales, and distributing COVID-19 rapid antigen & antibody tests :: with Susie Kataoka and Norris Liu
    59:45
  8. 16.
    Growing as a technology leader, engaging value-add investors, and optimizing go-to-market strategies :: with Bill Murphy and Sol Cates
    50:47
  9. 17.
    Cybersecurity, 5G, extraterritoriality, and the dynamic negotiation of trust :: with Tony Rutkowski, Sol Cates, and Tony Sager
    1:11:42
  10. 18.
    The history of cybersecurity & the Internet, and lessons for the Web 3.0 generation :: with Tony Sager and Sol Cates
    56:05
  11. 19.
    Starting a company in the pandemic, leveraging no-code solutions, and finding co-founders online :: The indifit.co story with Cheryl Kemp
    59:46
  12. 20.
    HealthTech entrepreneurship, surviving cancer, and starting FertilityAnswers :: with Alice Crisci
    1:03:09
  13. 21.
    From social work to social entrepreneurship and starting an inner-city boarding school :: The Ryan Banks Academy story, with Valerie Groth
    50:51
  14. 22.
    Listening to your community, empowering the marginalized, and knowing when to step back :: with Foxy Davison
    58:28
  15. 23.
    Teaching financial literacy after the NFL, and embracing TikTok for marketing :: with Jed Collins
    51:43
  16. 24.
    Cybersecurity, Rapid Antigen Tests, Learning to Code, the Enneagram, and Meta-Level New Year’s Resolutions :: with Sol Cates
    49:01
  17. 25.
    Virtual Identities, Dream Thinking, and Human Flourishing in the Web 3.0 era :: with Joel Fariss
    59:31
  18. 26.
    The Bird Buddy story, raising over $2m on Kickstarter, and growing an IoT company :: with Franci Zidar and Kyle Buzzard
    1:08:53
  19. 27.
    Web development for startups vs. enterprises, StimulusReflex vs. React, and New Magic with Ruby on Rails :: with Joe Clarke and David Parrott
    1:19:24
  20. 28.
    Design, innovation, work, and the future of humanity :: with Joel Fariss
    57:06
  21. 29.
    Entrepreneurship and innovation in media, No Excuses Jobs, and the Converge Media story :: with Omari Salisbury
    1:16:26
  22. 30.
    Taking back the Internet: Blockchains, Privacy, Web 3.0, and Figment.io :: with Andrew Cronk
    35:20
  23. 31.
    What’s up with Blockchain? Web 3.0, DeFi, and scaling trust :: with Spencer Graham and Tony Little
    1:11:03
  24. 32.
    Public Relations (PR) for startup founders: How to effectively communicate with journalists, influencers, and potential customers :: with Alexandra Skillman
    1:18:25
  25. 33.
    Coaching founders on leadership, holistic communication, team building, purpose, values, vision, and mission :: with Shandel Sutherland
    1:12:42
  26. 34.
    Emerging technology, startup funding, and books for entrepreneurs :: with John Biggs
    43:21
  27. 35.
    Entrepreneurship, fundraising, and practical advice for startup founders :: with Troy Henikoff
    1:20:55
  28. 36.
    Starting a side business, validating a product idea, and managing people :: the Lead Honestly story with Shay Howe and Darby Frey
    1:17:32
  29. 37.
    The VendorHawk story: Idea to successful acquisition within a few years, and the importance of founder worldview alignment :: with Patrick Lowndes and Brian Geihsler
    1:09:00
  30. 38.
    Cholesterol, lipidology, ketogenic diets, N=1 experiments, and the future of health technology :: with Dave Feldman
    1:55:01
  31. 39.
    Period equity, femtech, health education, and Project Untaboo :: with Rachael Kim
    1:07:19
  32. 40.
    COVID-19 response and innovation at University of Washington Medicine. Plus, a call-to-action for medical technology entrepreneurs :: with Danica Little, Dimitry Levin, and Dr. Robert Sweet
    1:23:38
  33. 41.
    Global impact investing, social entrepreneurship, and Global Brigades :: with Steve Atamian and Brian Howe
    1:29:33
  34. 42.
    Finding a technical co-founder, becoming an angel developer, and starting a new golf clubs company :: with Gabe Coyne
    49:51
  35. 43.
    Co-founding Kickstarter, empowering creatives, and starting a tangible goods company in a pandemic :: with Charles Adler and Wilson Fong
    1:20:50
  36. 44.
    Startup Branding :: Strategy, Competitive Positioning, Personas, Naming, and Visual Design :: with Elisabeth Hass and Natalie Grummer
    1:11:12
  37. 45.
    Home Education & Practical Suggestions for Parents this Fall :: with Abby Wahl and Sarah Little
    1:38:26
  38. 46.
    Real Escape from the Sex Trade (REST), Fighting Human Trafficking, and Starting a Nonprofit :: with Amanda Hightower and Brent Turner
    1:47:38
  39. 47.
    Blockchains, the State of the Crypto Ecosystem, Proof-of-Stake, and Figment Networks :: with Lorien Gabel, Andrew Cronk, and Tony Little
    1:21:34
  40. 48.
    Life Sciences Entrepreneurship & Price Transparency in Healthcare with Dr. Jeffrey Roh, Susie Kataoka, and Dr. Tony Little
    1:11:40

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