00:00 Nick Kokonas, CEO at Tock & Co-Owner of Alinea Restaurant Group 00:54 How Nick got into restaurants & met his co-founder Grant Achatz 09:30 Nick’s Angel investments 10:50 Ourcrowd – Check out the deal of the week at https://ourcrowd.com/twist 12:14 What OpenTable got wrong 18:05 Tock’s ticketing innovation 23:20 Benefits of having pre-paid reservations 25:00 Pipe – Start trading for free for 12 months at https://pipe.com/twist 26:40 Dynamic pricing in restaurants 28:55 Nick critiques Jason’s techniques to get a reservation 35:32 Why some Maître d’s hate Tock 38:22 Drata – Get 15% off SOC 2 and other audit at https://drata.com/twist 39:41 Digital checkouts at restaurant tables 44:50 Why tipping should be eliminated & what obstacles stand in the way 50:54 Will high-end restaurants keep doing delivery? 56:16 Hospitality labor supply 1:00:27 Inflation 1:02:42 How Alinea is handling vaccinations & employee health 1:07:18 Alinea’s signature desert 1:12:10 Nick’s core lessons as an entrepreneur 1:20:45 Mock meats
Governments, corporations and hedge funds alike all use Orbital Insight’s tech to make sense of what’s happening on the ground (supply chain, predicting sales, travel & more). Chat with CEO Kevin O’Brien here >>> https://bit.ly/twiste1286
Beth Kindig & Knox Ridley from the I/O Fund are some of the best growth stock investors these past few years (they even publish their audited returns). Certainly will learn a thing or two in this episode.
Chatted with Blokable CEO Aaron Holm. Blokable is a vertically integrated housing developer. They build modular units in a factory and then assemble them quickly onsite. In so many American cities there is a housing crisis, Aaron explains some of the reasons why and potential solutions.
00:00 Jason intros the show 01:50 CCP closes foreign IPO loophole 16:07 The 4 ways the CCP is reigning in big tech 18:44 Roneil Rumburg, Founder and CEO of Audius 27:24 Why NFTs & Crypto matter for music 38:20 How token-based fundraising works 47:44 Why Crypto isn’t as transparent as people think 57:13 The Foundation that controls $450M in tokens 1:07:34 Royal, 3lau’s new company
00:00 Jason intros the show 02:06 SEC & DOJ charge SaaS startup Headspin 09:08 Vanta – Get get $1,000 off automating your SOC 2 https://vanta.com/twist 10:39 Digging into HeadSpin 17:35 Fractional home ownership startup Pacaso’s business model 22:45 Indochino – Get $50 off any purchase of $399 or more by using code TWIST at checkout https://indochino.com 24:14 Why neighbors hate Pacaso 33:10 Marketerhire – Get $500 off your first hire at https://MarketerHire.com/TWIST 34:41 Packy McCormick of Not Boring 36:14 Breather and battling Adam Neumann 52:11 How Not Boring makes money 59:12 Packy’s Investing 1:03:17 Are NFTs a grift?
News show! We cover, OnlyFans being back to business as usual (1:31), the stablecoin Circle cleaning up commercial paper from their USDC reserves (16:49), and does a break down of Warby Parker’s S-1 as the company prepare to go public via direct listing (30:30).
00:00 Jason Intros the show, Facebook, OnlyFans, Jack Ma 02:08 Facebook reveals previously hidden popular post data 10:58 Pipe – Start trading for free for 12 months at https://pipe.com/twist 12:30 The top performing article shared on Facebook contained misinformation 22:40 Ourcrowd – Check out the deal of the week at https://ourcrowd.com/twist 23:59 Tyga leaves OnlyFans to start his own competitor 34:57 Embroker – Get an extra 10% insurance for your business at https://embroker.com/twist 36:19 Jack Ma’s tech disruption now threat to CCP 46:29 FDA Pfizer Vaccine approval