This Week in Startups
With an archive that goes all the way back to 2009, This Week in Startups provides a great insight to the changing culture of Silicon Valley over the past seven years. Hosted by angel investor and founder of Weblogs, Inc, Jason Calicanas, this podcast asks big personalities of the US east coast startup scene to reflect on the challenges and victories of early stage companies.
Each podcast recording is also a video, and guests include researchers, chief executives, investors, business journalists. The episodes include stories from the guests’ own personal experiences as well as broader industry analysis.
SmartCompany’s pick: SumoMe and AppSumo founder Noah Kagan discusses getting fired from Facebook and losing $US185 million in shares.
All that glitters is not gold: The upsurge of paid followers and engagement on LinkedIn Sue Parker DARE Group founder
Webcams and monitored bathroom breaks: Why employee monitoring is counter-productive Ian Whitworth Scene Change co-founder
Locked and uploaded: How to take bricks-and-mortar stores digital with video Michael Langdon Levity director
Why retailers have no idea about the future Dean Salakas The Party People chief
There's only one way to attract and retain millennial talent — but it'll cost you a few bricks Lauren Lowe Future Fitouts co-founder
Advice for going green, from one chief executive to another James Chin Moody Sendle co-founder