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RT @TWistartups: Today on the podcast is Founder & CEO of @CharityWater, @ScottHarrison 🔥. • Club promoter to entrepreneur & philanthropis…
Today on the podcast is Founder & CEO of @CharityWater, @ScottHarrison 🔥. • Club promoter to entrepreneur & philanthropist • Raising over $400m to bring clean drinking water to people in developing nations • Operating like a Tech company (SaaS model & equity sharing)
Don’t miss this incredible interview: 📲: https://linktr.ee/twistartups
Today on the show, @Jason is joined by Radical @Candor author @kimballscott🔥 Topics👇 • Secrets of great leadership • Lessons from running @Google AdSense • Creating a healthy workplace • Working with @sherylsandberg 📺https://youtu.be/4_OYYTsbxzo
 
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RT @lovegreg: Co-founder @Mr312 makes quite the case for monetizing celebrity messages with @BookCameo on @TWistartups - Great startup less…
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@PodShare Founder @ElvinaBeck joins @Jason on today's episode of @TWistartups 🔥 Some topics they discuss 👇 • Bootstrapping to profitability • Tackling homelessness • Creating a new market Watch the full episode here: https://youtu.be/FWQGQ_1oWko
RT @TechREDEF: This Week In Startups E963: Cameo CEO & Co-founder Steven Galanis (@Jason @Mr312 @JacqKD - @TWistartups) https://t.co/TPJwtF…
@bookcameo CEO @Mr312 joins @Jason on today's episode of TWiST! #cameofameo 👇 Watch the full episode🎥 : http://bit.ly/31s3i3c
Appreciate that, Eric! 🔥 We’ve got another live session coming up in August :-) Founders: apply here -> http://officehours.launch.co https://twitter.com/edadoun/status/1158269681578344448
RT @Jason: We put a lot of work into our “not yet” emails — we don’t ever give a “no” since great. founders figure it out, and we want to b…
Congrats @HipCamp! https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/24/hipcamp/ cc: @a16z @andrewchen @benchmark @sarahtavel @YesVC @Caterina
Sometimes VCs pressure startups to grow too quickly after fundraising, but @alyraz (@HipCamp 🏕) has a simple strategy to avoid this trap. Full episode 👇 • Raising a $25M Series B • Developing talent & building culture • Creating a mission driven brand
 
📺 on @YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pf6oI0j_zpk 🎧 on @Bitcast_fm: https://www.bitcast.fm/podcast/1002/This-Week-in-Startups-Audio/episode/3022/E959-Hipcamp-CEO-Co-founder-Alyssa-Ravasio-announces-new-25m-raise-from-Andreessen-Horowitz-to-scale-her-camping-glamping-outdoor-recreation-platform-shares-insights-on-developing-talent-staying-on-mission-the-importance-of-brand-evolving-as-an-entrepreneur-from-being-the-solution-to-building-it 🎧 on @ApplePodcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/e959-hipcamp-ceo-founder-alyssa-ravasio-announces-new/id315114957?i=1000445391357 🎧 on @OvercastFM: https://overcast.fm/+JyFCrhu8 🎧 on @Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/1SExSfWPZh0XadQNqKdK26?si=qA-8_LOERd2-EhFtt6L35g 🎧 on @breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/this-week-in-startups-audio/e/49377719
@davemorin shares how founders need to manage their health first and foremost 📞🧘‍♀️⛩🥗. “Startups will consume all available time, so design your life first for your health, then let the startup consume the rest of the time.” Full episode 🎧: http://bit.ly/2Gyw9Lb
VIDEO: @Hipcamp CEO & Founder @alyraz announces new $25m @a16z raise to scale camping, glamping & outdoor rec platform, insights on developing talent, mission, brand, & evolving as an entrepreneur from being the solution to building it-w/@Jason https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/e959-hipcamp-ceo-co-founder-alyssa-ravasio-announces/id314461026?i=1000445393558
Congrats @hipcamp 🎉 on raising a $25M Series B Round (led by @a16z) Here is a a sneak peek of tomorrow's @TWistartups episode with @alyraz🔥 Check it out👇
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🎤 @mlz (@thumbtack) - " When It comes to raising money you can't look back on what you previously accomplished...you have to look forward to next round & realize what it's asking of me, how am I going to get there & prove to them that I'm going to accomplish these milestones. "
With his first startup doing really well, @vladtenev shares why him and his co-founder started @robinhoodapp and how the startup ecosystem in San Francisco inspired him to build meaningful products that people would love.
Congrats @robinhoodapp on raising a $323M Series E at a $7.6B valuation 🎉! https://tcrn.ch/2GlrHzi Check out @vladtenev's talk from 17' about Robinhood's no-fee stock trading app & mission to open up access to the American financial system. Full ep: https://bit.ly/2Yceejo
Congrats @mlz & @thumbtack team for raising $150M (valuing the company at $1.7B) 🎉! Check out Marco Zappacosta's talk at @LAUNCH Scale 2015, where he explains why hiring a plumber is more like dating than like dining. http://yhoo.it/2LBAIbY Full ep: http://bit.ly/2Z7P4nl
Congrats @mzl & @thumbtack team for raising $150M (valuing the company at $1.7B) 🎉! Check out Marco Zappacosta's talk at @LAUNCH Scale 2015, where he explains why hiring a plumber is more like dating than like dining. http://yhoo.it/2LBAIbY Full ep: http://bit.ly/2Z7P4nl
What's the most important lesson for startup founders? Full episode 🎥: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UScClQwJk0U Happy Birthday @justinkan 🎉
"One of my fantasies about @facebook is, if only he let us own our data...I'm still hoping for a player to come out where we own our own data, where vulnerable people can trade their data for good, to improve policy and things like that in the future". - @ChiefDisrupter
"One of my fantasies is about @facebook is if only he let us own our data...I'm still hoping for a player to come out where we own our own data, where vulnerable people can trade their data for good, to improve policy and things like that in the future". - @ChiefDisrupter
About 5 months from now will we be in a Trade War, East vs West? @DDorrell & @ChiefDisrupter talk about Australia's place, being close to America & having strong business ties with China. Thx @utsstartups! Driving the next generation of entrepreneurs 👉 http://startups.uts.edu.au
About 5 months from now will we be in a Trade War, East vs. West? @DDorrell & @ChiefDisrupter talk about Australia's place, being close to America & having strong business ties with China. Thx @utstartups! Driving the next generation of entrepreneurs 👉 http://startups.uts.edu.au
Is there a space for other businesses to follow @atlassian's lead and to create their own versions of an open source term sheet so that people can have a better understanding if @Google @amazon @Apple wants to acquire them? @ddorrell shares his thoughts 🔥 Part 3 of 5
Is there a space for other businesses to follow @atlassian's lead and to create their own versions of an open source term sheet so that people can have a better understanding if @Google @amazon @Apple wants to acquire them? @ddorrell shares his thoughts 🔥 Part 3 of 5
@DDorrell and Anne-Marie Elias (@ChiefDisrupter) discuss federal incubator and partnership grants and whether the Australian government is withdrawing from smaller grants in order to back bigger/better grants. More 👇 Part 2 of 5
"We can't rely on politicians. They're in the business of being elected. Once they're elected then they're on a completely different agenda. If we hope as the startup/VC community the government is going to help us in any way, we're dreaming". - @DorrellD (Carthona Capital)
VIDEO: @gentry, Co-founder & CEO @navigator, demos new AI asst for meeting efficiency & teamwork, insights from selling Mailbox to Dropbox for $100M 37 days after launch, SV SaaS burnout, desktop v. mobile cognition, form emerging from functionality-@Jason https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/e954-gentry-underwood-co-founder-ceo-navigator-demos/id314461026?i=1000444326416
@AbbeHyde, Co-Founder & CTO of @wine_ly - the winner of @LAUNCH Festival Sydney 2019 startup competition - explains how her innovative product works 🔥 Part 4 of 4
@eatsee Founder Jessica Koncz shares what the @LAUNCH Accelerator has been like, as someone currently in the program... "It feels like a whole other world (being in SF)and how fast paced it is. It's a F/T job fundraising, that is what @LAUNCH is about, to help you fundraise".
What did Chris O'Halloran learn in the @LAUNCH Accelerator? 🎤"Everything...from understanding how the VC game works, how to think about structuring your round, articulate your pitch/ answer questions clearly and concisely, understand how VC thinks about funding your company".
Chris O'Halloran, winner of @LAUNCH Festival Sydney 2018 Startup Competition talks about his startup @takeoffsio (automated construction takeoffs and estimates), how the company is driving sales (via digital advertising, chatbot plus more). Part 1 of 4
RT @ehfounder: I had one of those long commute thoughts while listening to @TWistartups #startups today are the Amazons of tomorrow. Just k…
Have you noticed ZenCal? @Jason has been trying to "@naval it up" with his tweets recently. How's it going so far? Well...👇
RT @neyborly: Check out our CEO Ben candidly talking to the ever-illustrious @Jason on the @TWistartups podcast! https://youtu.be/KO5uoeoX8nk ht…
RT @dariusvasefi: It was great to see @Jason go 6+ hours straight today on @TWistartups listening to over 20 founders, giving specific advi…
RT @Jason: I got lots of Chef entrepreneurs listening to @TWistartups while on the line, choppin it up https://twitter.com/lunchdorset/status/1148950096731676672
What are some great tools for delighting your customers? @Jasondemant recommends tools for... ⭐️Customer Service (@zendesk) ⭐️Customer Messaging (@intercom) ⭐️NPS Tracking (@asknicely) ⭐️Email (@mailchimp, @ampjar) Learn More 👇
"Founders are inherently curious people. As they start growing the company, founders need to be self-aware enough to actively check that curiosity, because once a company stops growing (or grows slower) what happens is that the founder has lost focus". - @Jasondemant
Topic 5: Customer Service Everywhere @Jacqkd shares her top recommendations for delivering strong customer service as a startup👇 Thanks @eightsleep! Check out The Pod, the 1st bed engineered to improve sleep with heating/cooling -> http://eightsleep.com/twist
Interviewing your customers is one direct way to track & measure your customer satisfaction. @Jasondemant (Managing Director, @LAUNCH Accelerator) shares customer interview best practices 🔥 Thx @zendesk! Qualifying startups get Zendesk free for 1-year! http://zendesk.com/twist
If you don't have product/market fit, customers are not going to be delighted by your product. @LAUNCH Managing Directors @jacqkd and @Jasondemant break down how to identify and quantify if you have product/market fit 🔥. #scaleup #startups #tech
One great way to find out if your customers are happy is by tracking Net Promoter Score. It is when you ask them how likely they are to recommend your product or service to a friend or colleague, and they rate you on a scale ⚖️from 0 to 10. @jacqkd shares more about NPS 👇
Episode 9 of Scaling Your Startup @LAUNCH Managing Directors, @Jasondemant and @jacqkd talk about ways founders can delight their customers @Jasondemant explains why when founders are in doubt about big strategic decision, they should always talk to their customers.
@mpesce - "Listening to Jacqui Jones talk about raising capital for a RegTech startup, you can feel disconnect between what a good business is & what an investor sees as a good business. Thx @dotco! Go to http://go.co/twista & find the perfect .co domain for your big idea.
 
 
 
 
 
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