Lessons from Michael Dell on building a computing giant | E1293

Michael Dell built one of the biggest computing companies, starting in his college dorm room at UT. But it hasn’t just been a straight line. On the podcast, he talked about negotiations with Gates & Jobs, his massive take-private transaction, the biggest tech acquisition ever and so much more. Listen here: https://bit.ly/twiste1293

OZY media scandal … & (separately) Clubhouse’s monetization challenge | E1292

This OZY scandal is crazy, we cover it in today’s show. Also, TWIST is increasing velocity, we brought on Ashley Carman from The Verge to discuss her new article from this morning. Listen: https://bit.ly/twiste1292

How Squarespace Grew to 3.79 Million Subscribers with CEO Anthony Casalena

Crazy stories from scaling, marketing tactics that worked, the future of the platform and more with CEO Anthony Casalena https://bit.ly/twiste1291

China’s reinvigorated crypto ban, plus a bunch of audience questions

A nice Friday news show to close out the week, thanks for listening https://bit.ly/twiste1290

Turning Satellite Data into Actionable Info – Orbital Insight’s Kevin O’Brien | E1286

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

Growth Tech Stock Talk | E1281

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.

Listen to the episode https://bit.ly/twiste1281

From Entourage to Investor, a conversation with Adrian Grenier | E1277

Chatted with Adrian about investing, his nonprofit lonelywhale.org, and acting. Plus, did a FounderU segment on product-market fit (want more of that sing up at https://founder.university)

Why This Entrepreneur Bought a Bored Ape | E1275

Is this Beanie Babies 2.0, or is there actually some thing more behind these collectable NFTs? Listen and decide for yourself.

Why Housing is Messed Up and One Way to Fix It | E1274

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.

Also cover Elizabeth Holmes going to trial.


A Crash Course in How Decentralized Crypto Projects Actually Work (not just the speculation) | E1273

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

Check out Audius: https://www.audius.co

FOLLOW Roneil: https://twitter.com/roneilr
FOLLOW Jason: https://linktr.ee/calacanis