This Week in Startups

By Jason Calacanis

Angel investor Jason Calacanis (Uber, Calm, Robinhood) interviews the world’s greatest founders, operators, investors and innovators. Get an insider’s look into venture capital, learn how to start and scale your own startup, and ride the cutting edge of technology in today’s headlines and beyond.

  1. 1.
    Apple Maps 3-D update, SEC Chair tips off coming crypto regulation + Pacaso’s Austin Allison | E1288
    58:44
  2. 2.
    Apple launches iCloud Private Relay + Framework’s Nirav Patel on customizable laptops | E1287
    52:19
  3. 3.
    ByteDance limits daily app time for kids in China + Next Unicorns: Orbital Insight’s Kevin O’Brien | E1286
    55:52
  4. 4.
    Head of Instagram comments on teen impact, Jay-Z’s NFT lawsuit + Sourcegraph’s Quinn Slack | E1285
    56:38
  5. 5.
    Rapid Fire News: App Annie fraud, Instagram’s negative impact, Discord valued at $15B & more | E1284
    58:52
  6. 6.
    OpenSea admits employee was front-running featured NFTs + Goldbelly CEO Joe Ariel on food e-commerce | E1283
    1:17:31
  7. 7.
    “Amazon Unbound” author Brad Stone on the mind of Bezos, the future of Amazon & more | E1282
    1:06:26
  8. 8.
    Growth stocks, Inflation impacts, SPACs & more with Beth Kindig & Knox Ridley from I/O Fund | E1281
    1:12:52
  1. 9.
    News! Fireproof homes, Amazon’s college plan, Facebook copies Snap, Notion Acquires Automate.io & more | E1280
    57:59
  2. 10.
    Coinbase battles SEC over Lend + How DeFi interest rates work with Genesis’ Matt Ballensweig | E1279
    1:00:05
  3. 11.
    BAYC at Sotheby’s, Loot, Tether Canada ban + 8VC’s Joe Lonsdale: Palantir, China, Cicero | E1278
    1:20:17
  4. 12.
    Adrian Grenier: launching a new fund + FounderU: balancing product vision & customer feedback | E1277
    57:12
  5. 13.
    Next Unicorns: Miso Robotics’ Mike Bell, $3 an hour fry cooks + MorningBrew’s Dan Toomey on TikTok | E1276
    1:04:38
  6. 14.
    Bored Ape Madness with The Infatuation’s Andrew Steinthal + Breaking into VC with Nicole DeTommaso | E1275
    57:14
  7. 15.
    Elizabeth Holmes Theranos fraud trial kickoff + Blokable’s Aaron Holm: how to scale housing | E1274
    1:17:21
  8. 16.
    CCP closes foreign IPO loophole + Audius’ Roneil Rumburg: decentralized project crash course | E1273
    1:09:48
  9. 17.
    HeadSpin accused of $80M fraud, housing startup irks NIMBYs + Not Boring’s Packy McCormick | E1272
    1:15:02
  10. 18.
    Rapid Fire News: OnlyFans reverses course, Circle to clean up USDC reserves, Warby Parker S-1 | E1271
    46:43
  11. 19.
    Rapid Fire News: Facebook “cleans up their house,” Tyga takes on OnlyFans, Jack Ma vs. CCP | E1270
    50:32
  12. 20.
    Rapid fire news: OnlyFans bans sexual conduct + Boston Dynamics, Disney & Tesla bet big on robots | E1269
    49:42
  13. 21.
    Robinhood earnings breakdown, Amazon launching department stores + Mark Suster deep dives VC | E1268
    1:32:36
  14. 22.
    Noodlegate, the end of cancel culture? + Next Unicorns: OpenGov CEO Zac Bookman | E1267
    55:38
  15. 23.
    Casey Newton’s Superhuman misfire, Apple’s backdoor, 5G crypto network, WhatsApp’s Taliban problem | E1266
    58:46
  16. 24.
    Next Unicorns: Splice CEO Steve Martocci, building the Github for music | E1265
    1:04:58
  17. 25.
    How to secure follow-on investment for your startup (FounderU) + Ask an Angel with Zach Coelius | E1264
    59:23
  18. 26.
    How to come up with a startup idea (FounderU) + Ask an Angel with Zach Coelius | E1263
    47:43
  19. 27.
    Nick Kokonas of Tock & Alinea, flipping the low-margin restaurant model | E1262
    1:30:13
  20. 28.
    Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman on the current state and future of the US housing market | E1261
    1:17:31
  21. 29.
    Bootstrapping vs. taking Venture Capital (FounderU) + Ask An Angel with Zach Coelius | E1260
    55:46
  22. 30.
    How to a Grow Consumer SaaS App to 225K Paying Customers – Next Unicorns: Fitbod CEO Allen Chen | E1259
    51:52
  23. 31.
    Creating a new venture fund: formation, follow-on strategies & more with Acquired | E1258
    1:23:50
  24. 32.
    News! Robinhood/Duolingo IPOs, Big Tech earnings, China & more with TechCrunch’s Alex Wilhelm | E1257
    1:30:37
  25. 33.
    Nikola’s Trevor Milton indicted for fraud, Robinhood IPO + GRIN CEO Brandon Brown | E1256
    1:17:11
  26. 34.
    Youtube vs. Netflix, Google’s $230B run rate + Next Unicorns: OpenSea’s Devin Finzer on NFTs | E1255
    1:06:50
  27. 35.
    Rapid Fire News: China’s techlash continues, Tesla’s incredible Q2 earnings, Tether holders move to USDC & more | E1254
    42:07
  28. 36.
    Emergency Pod! Tether executives facing DOJ bank fraud probe (via Bloomberg) | E1253
    26:22
  29. 37.
    Dfinity’s ICP crypto complaint, Snap/Twitter earnings, China’s e-learning crackdown & more | E1252
    1:07:25
  30. 38.
    China punishes Didi, Twitter’s new feature, UAE makes it rain + Do Kwon of Terraform Labs | E1251
    1:11:32
  31. 39.
    Reacting to Tether’s CNBC interview, Netflix earnings + Vincent’s Slava Rubin on alt assets | E1250
    1:26:54
  32. 40.
    Bezos goes to space, Robinhood IPO, USDC attestation + Flock Safety’s Garrett Langley | E1249
    1:36:47
  33. 41.
    Rapid Fire News: AI voices after death, DOJ investigates Lordstown Motors, COVID adaptation | E1248
    51:20
  34. 42.
    Rapid Fire News: FB’s right-wing algo, Tether update, giving Cuba internet, Powell on stable coins & more | E1247
    41:44
  35. 43.
    The Next Unicorns: Adena Hefets CEO of Divvy Homes, forging a new path to home ownership | E1246
    55:25
  36. 44.
    Education’s war on excellence, AWS atrophy, France fines Google + AppHarvest’s Josh Lessing | E1245
    1:38:22
  37. 45.
    China cracks down on US IPOs, winning founder qualities, Ask Jason: accelerators, investing | E1244
    50:53
  38. 46.
    Biden targets big corporations + Tether Investigation with Bitfinex’ed | E1243
    1:16:25
  39. 47.
    Nextdoor SPAC breakdown, Pelosi trading options + Morning Brew’s Alex Lieberman | E1242
    1:17:16
  40. 48.
    Barclays blocks Binance, China pauses Didi downloads + Steezy CEO Evan Zhou | E1241
    59:31
  41. 49.
    Emergency Pod! Robinhood files to go public: S-1 breakdown | E1240
    18:33
  42. 50.
    How to nail Monthly Investor Updates (FounderU) + Ginkgo Bioworks CEO Jason Kelly | E1239
    1:18:14

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