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We help founders make something people want.

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Inside The Hard Tech Startups Turning Sci-Fi Into Reality | Lightcone Podcast
Apr 17, 2024
Building AI Models Faster And Cheaper Than You Think | Lightcone Podcast
Mar 28, 2024
Building Confidence In Yourself and Your Ideas | Dalton & Michael Podcast
Mar 20, 2024
Where Is The REAL Cerebral Valley? | Lightcone Podcast
Mar 18, 2024
Stop Innovating (On The Wrong Things) | Dalton & Michael Podcast
Mar 15, 2024
Apple Vision Pro: Startup Platform Of The Future? | Lightcone Podcast
Feb 28, 2024
Should Your Startup Bootstrap or Raise Venture Capital? | Dalton & Michael Podcast
Feb 13, 2024
The Truth About Building AI Startups Today | Lightcone Podcast
Feb 09, 2024
How To Build A Tech Startup With No Technical Skills | Dalton & Michael Podcast
Jan 15, 2024
Key Startup Metrics with Tom Blomfield | Startup School
Jan 08, 2024
Should You Be Optimistic About The Future of Technology? | Dalton & Michael Podcast
Jan 01, 2024
AI and the Future of Law: The 10 Year "Overnight" Success Story | Main Function
Dec 28, 2023
How To NOT Get Screwed As A Software Engineer | Dalton & Michael Podcast
Dec 21, 2023
Should You Quit Your Job At A Unicorn? | Dalton & Michael Podcast
Nov 06, 2023
Group Partners Share Their Top Productivity Advice | Office Hours
Nov 01, 2023
How Surbhi Sarna built a $275 million biotech company from nothing
Oct 09, 2023
Office Hours: Group Partners Share Their Investor Horror Stories
Sep 01, 2023
Does Your Startup Need To Be In San Francisco?
Aug 29, 2023
Office Hours: Group Partners Reveal Their Favorite Pivot Stories
Aug 25, 2023
Will OpenAI Kill All Startups?
Jul 24, 2023
Silicon Valley's Cargo Culting Problem
Jul 13, 2023
Setting KPIs and Goals with Divya Bhat | Startup School
Jul 05, 2023
How To Go From Startup Dream To Reality
Jun 15, 2023
The Immigrant Journey Behind A Silicon Valley Success Story
Jun 09, 2023
Tips For Technical Startup Founders | Startup School
Jun 08, 2023
Secrets You Can Learn From Your Customers
Jun 05, 2023
The Student's Guide To Becoming A Successful Startup Founder
Apr 25, 2023
Inside The Most Powerful Startup Community In The World
Apr 21, 2023
How Startup Fundraising Works with Brad Flora | Startup School
Apr 18, 2023
How to Build An MVP with Michael Seibel | Startup School
Apr 14, 2023
How To Earn Customers For Life
Mar 14, 2023
The REAL Potential of Generative AI
Mar 06, 2023
The Hard Conversations Founders Don't Want to Have
Mar 01, 2023
The Best Way To Launch Your Startup with Kat Mañalac | Startup School
Feb 24, 2023
Advantages Of A First-Time Founder
Feb 17, 2023
The Cult of Conformity in Silicon Valley
Feb 10, 2023
Don't Make These Hiring Mistakes
Jan 26, 2023
Keys To Successful Co-Founder Relationships with Cat Li & Divya Bhat | Startup School
Jan 24, 2023
How To Compete With Amazon and Google
Jan 18, 2023
The Secrets To Setting Smarter Goals
Jan 16, 2023
Investors Said No, Now What?
Jan 12, 2023
When to Launch Your Startup and When to Wait
Jan 11, 2023
How to Get Your First Customers with Gustaf Alströmer | Startup School
Jan 03, 2023
Startup Business Models and Pricing with Aaron Epstein | Startup School
Dec 27, 2022
How to Talk to Users with Gustaf Alströmer | Startup School
Dec 20, 2022
How to Get and Evaluate Startup Ideas with Jared Friedman | Startup School
Dec 15, 2022
Should You Start a Startup? with Harj Taggar | Startup School
Dec 13, 2022
Avoid These Tempting Startup Ideas
Dec 01, 2022
The Truth About Y Combinator
Nov 29, 2022
The Two Mindsets That Can Kill Your Startup
Nov 24, 2022
What Basic Game Theory Teaches Us About Startups
Nov 17, 2022
Most Important Lifestyle Habits Of Successful Founders
Nov 10, 2022
Elon Musk & The Midwit Meme
Nov 03, 2022
Things That Don't Scale, The Software Edition
Oct 27, 2022
YC Founder Firesides: Mutiny on AI and the next era of company growth
Oct 24, 2022
Why Investors (including YC) Can’t Fix Your Company
Oct 20, 2022
What Does It REALLY Mean To Do Things That Don't Scale?
Oct 13, 2022
How To Change The World? Get The Small Things Right
Oct 06, 2022
Simple Products That Became Big Companies
Sep 29, 2022
Where Do Great Startup Ideas Come From?
Sep 12, 2022
Successful Founders Are OK With Rejection
Sep 05, 2022
Should You Follow Your Passion?
Aug 29, 2022
Understanding Investor Terms & Incentives
Aug 25, 2022
YC Founders Made These Fundraising Mistakes
Aug 18, 2022
#159 - YC Founder Firesides: Gusto on building for new verticals
Aug 15, 2022
YC Founder Firesides: Gusto on building for new verticals
Aug 15, 2022
Co-Founder Mistakes That Kill Companies & How To Avoid Them
Aug 09, 2022
Dealing With Setbacks And The Startup Gut Punch
Jul 27, 2022
Saving Your Startup During an Economic Downturn
Jul 21, 2022
#158 - Same, Same but Different with Vanta and Zapier
Jul 07, 2022
#158 - Same, Same but Different with Vanta and Zapier
Jul 07, 2022
Why You Should Leave Your FAANG Job
Jun 22, 2022
How Future Billionaires Get Sh*t Done
Jun 22, 2022
#157 - Diego Saez Gil
Jan 28, 2020
#156 - Amber Atherton and Iba Masood
Dec 18, 2019
#155 - Laks Srini
Dec 11, 2019
#154 - Matt Cutts
Dec 04, 2019
#153 - Cory Doctorow and Joe Betts-LaCroix
Nov 27, 2019
#152 - Startup School Week 11 Recap - Geoff Ralston's Parting Advice
Nov 13, 2019
#151 - Startup School Week 10 Recap - Ali Rowghani on How to Lead and Kevin Hale and Adora Cheung on Startup School 2019 by the Numbers
Nov 06, 2019
#150 - Startup School Week 9 Recap - Carolynn Levy on Modern Startup Financing and Jared Friedman’s Advice for Hard-tech and Biotech Founders
Oct 30, 2019
#149 - Startup School Week 8 Recap - Adora Cheung on Prioritizing Your Time and Kevin Hale on Evaluating Startup Ideas
Oct 23, 2019
#148 - Startup School Week 7 Recap - Kevin Hale on Conversion Rates and Pricing
Oct 16, 2019
#147 - Startup School Week 6 Recap - Tim Brady on Culture and Dalton Caldwell on Pivoting
Oct 09, 2019
#146 - Startup School Week 5 Recap - Kirsty Nathoo and Kevin Hale
Oct 02, 2019
#145 - Startup School Week 4 Recap - Kat Mañalac and Gustaf Alströmer
Sep 25, 2019
#144 - Startup School Week 3 Recap - Anu Hariharan and Adora Cheung
Sep 18, 2019
#143 - Startup School Week 2 Recap: Michael Seibel, Adora Cheung, and Ilya Volodarsky
Sep 11, 2019
#142 - Startup School Week 1 Recap: Kevin Hale and Eric Migicovsky
Sep 04, 2019
#141 - Diana Hu
Aug 28, 2019
#140 - Aaron Harris on Fundraising and Meeting with Investors
Aug 21, 2019
#139 - Jay Reno
Aug 14, 2019
#138 - Russ Roberts
Aug 07, 2019
#137 - Startup School Podcast Preview with Kevin Hale
Jul 31, 2019
#136 - Anu Hariharan on Managing a Board
Jul 24, 2019
#135 - Camille Fournier
Jul 17, 2019
#134 - Sarah Nahm and Holly Liu
Jul 10, 2019
#133 - Updates for Startup School 2019 and Office Hours with Kevin Hale
Jul 03, 2019
#132 - Dan Hockenmaier and Gustaf Alströmer
Jun 26, 2019
#131 - Jeremy Rossmann
Jun 19, 2019
#130 - Tracy Young and Kat Manalac
Jun 12, 2019
#129 - Simone Giertz
Jun 05, 2019
#128 - Michael Babineau and Kevin Hale
May 29, 2019
#127 - Vidit Aatrey and Adora Cheung
May 22, 2019
#126 - Chris Best and Jonathan Gill
May 15, 2019
#125 - Brian Halligan and Kevin Hale
May 08, 2019
#124 - Jarvis Johnson
May 01, 2019
#123 - Harry Zhang and Kevin Hale
Apr 24, 2019
#122 - Max Rhodes and Anu Hariharan
Apr 17, 2019
#120 - Austen Allred
Apr 03, 2019
#119 - Amy Buechler and Michael Seibel
Mar 27, 2019
#118 - Marques Brownlee
Mar 21, 2019
#117 - Craig Cannon and Adora Cheung
Mar 13, 2019
#116 - Domonique Fines and Cadran Cowansage
Mar 11, 2019
#115 - Mike Knoop and Kevin Hale
Mar 06, 2019
#114 - Karn Saroya
Feb 27, 2019
#113 - Caterina Fake and Kat Manalac
Feb 21, 2019
#112 - Ryan Hoover and Dalton Caldwell
Feb 15, 2019
#111 - Jake Klamka and Kevin Hale
Feb 06, 2019
#110 - Avni Patel Thompson and Kat Manalac
Jan 30, 2019
#109 - Samantha Bradshaw
Jan 23, 2019
#108 - Cindy Mi and Qi Lu
Jan 16, 2019
#107 - Vinod Khosla and Sam Altman
Jan 09, 2019
#106 - Frank Lantz
Dec 20, 2018
#105 - Reham Fagiri and Kalam Dennis
Dec 14, 2018
#104 - Leonard Susskind
Dec 06, 2018
#103 - Michael Seibel
Nov 28, 2018
#102 - Andrew Kortina
Nov 20, 2018
#101 - Brian Donohue
Nov 14, 2018
#100 - Sam Altman
Nov 08, 2018
#99 - Laura Deming
Oct 23, 2018
#98 - Shola Akinlade
Oct 16, 2018
#97 - David Hua and Vincent Ning
Oct 11, 2018
#96 - Mathilde Collin
Oct 03, 2018
#95 - Eli Schwartz
Sep 27, 2018
#94 - Joan Lasenby
Sep 17, 2018
#93 - Peter Reinhardt
Sep 06, 2018
#92 - Ryan Petersen
Aug 30, 2018
#91 - David Zeevi
Aug 22, 2018
#90 - Jessica Brillhart
Aug 16, 2018
#89 - Geoff Ralston and Adora Cheung Discuss Startup School
Aug 07, 2018
#88 - Office Hours with Michael Seibel
Aug 03, 2018
#87 - Elad Gil
Jul 27, 2018
#86 - Jocko Willink and Mike Sarraille
Jul 20, 2018
#85 - YC Partner AMA at the Female Founders Conference
Jul 11, 2018
#84 - João Batalha and Luís Batalha
Jul 06, 2018
#83 - Scott Aaronson
Jun 29, 2018
#82 - Henrique Dubugras of Brex and Anu Hariharan
Jun 27, 2018
#81 - Announcing Work at a Startup
Jun 22, 2018
#80 - Office Hours with Adora Cheung
Jun 13, 2018
#79 - Liz Wessel
May 31, 2018
#78 - Simon Benjamin
May 25, 2018
#77 - John Preskill
May 16, 2018
#76 - Carola Schönlieb
May 09, 2018
#75 - Sean Mitchell
May 04, 2018
#74 - Linda Xie and Avichal Garg
May 02, 2018
#73 - Patrick Moberg and Holly Liu
Apr 27, 2018
#72 - Miles Brundage and Tim Hwang
Apr 25, 2018
#71 - Claire McDonnell and Jennifer Kim on Building an Inclusive Company Culture
Apr 20, 2018
#70 - CoinList Cofounder Andy Bromberg and Ramon Recuero
Apr 18, 2018
#69 - Anne Wojcicki of 23andMe and Sam Altman
Apr 13, 2018
#68 - Cost vs Quality in Edtech - Keith Schacht, Avichal Garg, and Geoff Ralston
Apr 06, 2018
#67 - 3D Home Printing for the Developing World - Alexandria Lafci and Brett Hagler of New Story Charity
Apr 04, 2018
#66 - Breaking Down HackerRank's Survey of 40,000 Developers with Vivek Ravisankar
Mar 30, 2018
#65 - Funding Is an Outcome of Building a Good Business - Porter Braswell of Jopwell
Mar 21, 2018
#64 - Researching Psilocybin's Effects on Depression - Dr. Rosalind Watts
Mar 15, 2018
#63 - The Number One Goal is Getting Started - Avni Patel Thompson of Poppy
Mar 02, 2018
#62 - Dan Lewis, CEO of Convoy, on the Future of Freight
Feb 28, 2018
#61 - Sam Altman on Masters of Scale
Feb 22, 2018
#60 - Startup Investor School Preview with Geoff Ralston
Feb 07, 2018
#59 - Providing Fair Financial Products for the 56% of the US Without Access to Them - Jake Rosenberg of LendUp
Jan 31, 2018
#58 - It's Surprising How Much Small Teams Can Get Done - Sam Chaudhary of ClassDojo
Jan 24, 2018
#57 - Alex Blumberg of Gimlet Media
Jan 17, 2018
#56 - Leah Culver of Breaker and Tom Sparks of YC Answer Your Questions About Security and Podcasting
Jan 05, 2018
#55 - Tim Urban of Wait But Why
Jan 03, 2018
#54 - Growth Office Hours: Round 2
Dec 15, 2017
#53 - Be Wary of Solving a Small, Rare Problem - Des Traynor of Intercom
Dec 13, 2017
#52 - Making Physical Retail as Easy as Opening an Online Store - Ali Kriegsman and Alana Branston of Bulletin
Dec 08, 2017
#51 - There's an Art to Getting Brilliant People to Surprise Themselves - Kevin Slavin of The Shed
Dec 06, 2017
#50 - Growth Office Hours with Anu Hariharan and Gustaf Alstromer
Dec 01, 2017
#49 - Microbes, Robots, and Ambition - Robin Sloan on His Novel Sourdough
Nov 29, 2017
#48 - The Future of Bike Sharing with Ofo Cofounder Yanqi Zhang and Anu Hariharan
Nov 17, 2017
#47 - Baidu's COO, Qi Lu Discusses AI with Daniel Gross
Nov 15, 2017
#46 - Tencent's Chief eXploration Officer, David Wallerstein on WeChat, QQ, and Gaming
Nov 10, 2017
#45 - Building Dota Bots That Beat Pros - OpenAI's Greg Brockman, Szymon Sidor, and Sam Altman
Nov 08, 2017
#44 - Cindy Mi on Building VIPKID, the World's Largest English Learning Platform for Children
Nov 03, 2017
#43 - Casey Neistat and Matt Hackett on Live Video's Struggle for Interestingness
Nov 01, 2017
#42 - Robotics and 3D Printing with Voodoo Manufacturing
Oct 26, 2017
#41 - Experiments in Art and Technology with Artforum Editor Michelle Kuo
Oct 18, 2017
#40 - Content Marketing Tips from Experts at First Round Capital and Andreessen Horowitz
Oct 13, 2017
#39 - Mr. Robot's Technical Producer and Writer - Kor Adana
Oct 11, 2017
#38 - The More You Communicate with Users, the Higher Chance You'll Build Something They Want - Ryan Hoover of Product Hunt
Oct 04, 2017
#37 - Don't Start a Blog, Start a Cult - Mr. Money Mustache
Sep 27, 2017
#36 - Your Whole Goal Is to Not Quit - Courtland Allen of Indie Hackers
Sep 22, 2017
#35 - The Technical Challenges of Measuring Gravitational Waves - Rana Adhikari of LIGO
Sep 15, 2017
#34 - Elizabeth Iorns on Biotech Companies in YC
Sep 13, 2017
#33 - The Challenges a Repeat Founder Faces
Sep 08, 2017
#32 - Hosain Rahman on The "Defibrillator Experiences" of Jawbone
Sep 06, 2017
#31 - Spotting Ecommerce Trends in Shipping Data – Laura Behrens Wu
Sep 01, 2017
#30 - Artist Lauren McCarthy Will Be Your Home's Brain
Aug 29, 2017
#29 - Jack Dorsey On The Books That Helped Him Succeed
Aug 25, 2017
#28 - Prerequisites for Starting a Company - Phil Libin
Aug 23, 2017
#27 - The CEO Who Pays Employees to De-Locate From the Bay
Aug 18, 2017
#26 - Founders of Science Exchange, Goldbely, and The Flex Company Discuss Fundraising
Aug 16, 2017
#25 - Baidu's AI Lab Director on Advancing Speech Recognition and Simulation
Aug 11, 2017
#24 - Padmasree Warrior on Designing Autonomous Vehicles - With Anu Hariharan at the Female Founders Conference
Aug 09, 2017
#23 - VMware Cofounder Diane Greene with Jessica Livingston at the Female Founders Conference
Aug 04, 2017
#22 - Morgan DeBaun on Reaching 20M Millennials - With Kat Manalac at the Female Founders Conference
Aug 02, 2017
#21 - Emily Weiss on the Insights That Grew Glossier - With Amy Buechler at the Female Founders Conference
Jul 26, 2017
#20 - Making Music and Art Through Machine Learning - Doug Eck of Magenta
Jul 21, 2017
#19 - Blockchain Investing - Olaf Carlson-Wee and Aaron Harris
Jul 19, 2017
#18 - Q&A with YC Partners at the Female Founders Conference
Jul 14, 2017
#17 - Aileen Lee and Kirsty Nathoo at the Female Founders Conference
Jul 12, 2017
#16 - Mark Zuckerberg on How to Build the Future
Jul 07, 2017
#15 - IPFS, CoinList, and the Filecoin ICO - Juan Benet and Dalton Caldwell
Jun 30, 2017
#14 - Ex Machina's Scientific Advisor - Murray Shanahan
Jun 28, 2017
#13 - Scaling Growth - Gustaf Alstromer, Ed Baker, and Josh Elman
Jun 23, 2017
#12 - How Should Business Schools Prepare Students for Startups? - Jeff Bussgang and Michael Seibel
Jun 21, 2017
#11 - At The Intersection of AI, Governments, and Google - Tim Hwang
Jun 16, 2017
#10 - Office Hours with Ali Rowghani
Jun 14, 2017
#9 - Sam Altman and Reid Hoffman - From Startup to Scaleup
Jun 09, 2017
#8 - Rick and Morty Writer - Ryan Ridley
Jun 07, 2017
#7 - Jessica Livingston on How to Build the Future
May 31, 2017
#6 - Office Hours with Kat Manalac
May 24, 2017
#5 - An AI Primer with Wojciech Zaremba
May 15, 2017
#4 - Elon Musk on How to Build the Future
May 15, 2017
#3 - The Technical Advisor for Silicon Valley on HBO - Ed McManus
May 15, 2017
#2 - Network Effects with Anu Hariharan
May 15, 2017
#1 - Hiring Engineers with Ammon Bartram
May 15, 2017