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Every day, Jason Calacanis and Molly Wood cover startups, technology, markets, media, crypto, and the all the hottest topics in business and tech. They also interview the world’s greatest founders, operators, investors and innovators.

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This Week in Startups Jason Calacanis

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Every day, Jason Calacanis and Molly Wood cover startups, technology, markets, media, crypto, and the all the hottest topics in business and tech. They also interview the world’s greatest founders, operators, investors and innovators.

Join in the discussion on Twitter: https://twitter.com/i/communities/1496977694747209728

    How VCs decide to sell a position + Future's Jean-Louis Warnholz | E1575

    How VCs decide to sell a position + Future's Jean-Louis Warnholz | E1575

    On VC Sunday School, J+M discuss how and when VCs decide to sell a position. (2:01) Then, Molly is joined by Future's Jean-Louis Warnholz to discuss his startup, Future, which offers a climate-friendly debit card! (21:28)

    (0:00) J+M tee up topics for Sunday!

    (2:01) On VC Sunday School, J+M discuss how and when VCs decide to sell a position

    (9:07) Embroker - Use code TWIST to get an extra 10% off insurance at https://Embroker.com/twist 

    (10:14) Jason talks about his fund management strategy

    (18:13) Molly tees up today's TWiCS guest!

    (19:54) OpenPhone - Get an extra 20% off any plan for your first 6 months at https://openphone.com/twist 

    (21:28) Jean-Louis Warnholz joins to discuss his climate-focused debit card

    (31:10) Harmonic - Get $4000 off at https://harmonic.ai/twist

    (32:28) Jean-Louis Warnholz breaks down Future's business model

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    The virtuous cycle of tech startups, Mr. Beast turns down $1B offer + OK Boomer: Taylor Bell | E1574

    The virtuous cycle of tech startups, Mr. Beast turns down $1B offer + OK Boomer: Taylor Bell | E1574

    First up, J+M discuss the virtuous cycle of tech startups (2:15) before breaking down Mr. Beast turning down a $1B acquisition offer for his media business (24:58). Then, Producer Rachel is joined by content creator Taylor Bell to discuss her lessons from growing a brand to 180K+ subscribers while having a full-time job. (39:02)

    (0:00) J+M tee up today's segments!

    (2:15) Demystifying "Friends and Family" rounds, history of angel investing

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    (11:57) The virtuous cycle of tech startups, angel investing

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    (24:58) Mr. Beast turned down a $1B acquisition offer for his media company

    (33:24) Producer Rachel joins to tee up today's OK Boomer guest!

    (37:45) MasterClass - Get 15% off an annual membership at https://masterclass.com/startups 

    (39:02) Taylor Bell joins Producer Rachel to discuss starting and growing a YouTube channel to 180K+ subscribers while having a full-time job

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    Meta's text-to-video tool, Zuck's grand plan, Vision Fund to cut staff 30% + $WBD lawsuit | E1573

    Meta's text-to-video tool, Zuck's grand plan, Vision Fund to cut staff 30% + $WBD lawsuit | E1573

    J+M discuss Meta's new text-to-video tool and what the future of creativity might look like (2:59), then they break down Zuck's grand plan (14:49) before discussing what a recession might mean for startups (27:18) and SoftBank reportedly cutting 30% of its Vision Fund staff. (36:41)

    (0:00) J+M intro today's segments!

    (2:59) Meta announces text-to-video tool

    (13:33) OpenPhone - Get an extra 20% off any plan for your first 6 months at https://openphone.com/twist 

    (14:49) Breaking down Zuckerberg's grand plan

    (21:58) Meta freezes hiring, signals that we've entered a recession

    (25:52) LinkedIn Marketing -  Get a $100 LinkedIn ad credit at https://linkedin.com/thisweekinstartups

    (27:18) How a recession and big tech layoffs will impact startups

    (35:28) Odoo - Get your first app free and a $1000 credit at https://odoo.com/twist

    (36:41) SoftBank is reportedly planning to cut at least 30% of Vision Fund staff

    (41:29) Jason welcomes Lon Harris and the pair discuss HBO's House of the Dragon and its 10-year time jump

    (51:37) Warner Bros Discovery sued for allegedly misrepresenting HBO Max subscribers by 10M during the Discover / WarnerMedia merger

    (57:48) Favorite actors to watch doing anything, rockstars in today's world

    (1:03:03) CCP censors a popular film for its realistic depiction of rural life in China

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    • 1 Std. 18 Min.
    Apple allows in-app NFT purchases + Bitcoin's role during global macro headwinds | E1572

    Apple allows in-app NFT purchases + Bitcoin's role during global macro headwinds | E1572

    Sunny Madra and Vinny Lingham are BACK for another crypto roundtable! First up, a full breakdown of the current NFT space: Apple allowing in-app NFT purchases (1:35), best uses cases & platforms for distribution (15:07). Then, they discuss Bitcoin's role during global macroeconomic headwinds. (37:46)

    (0:00) J+M tee up today's crypto roundtable!

    (1:35) Apple allows in-app purchases of NFTs

    (13:33) TripActions - Go to https://tripactions.com/twist and get a $500 Amazon gift card after making your first travel booking OR paying off your first $1000 of liquid spend

    (15:07) NFT use cases, best platforms for minting and distributing NFTs seamlessly

    (26:19) WorkOS - Go to https://workos.com to learn how to make your app enterprise-ready.

    (27:49) NFT platforms adopting open standards to reach critical mass

    (31:38) Celsius reportedly plans to issue "IOU" tokens representing its debt

    (36:28) Spokn - Get 3 months free at https://getspokn.com/twist 

    (37:46) Global macro headwinds, Bitcoin's role in the monetary system going forward

    (53:18) Will we ever find out who Satoshi is?

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    • 56 Min.
    Cathie Wood's new VC fund, Bill Gurley's best insights, Girls Who Code on banned books list | E1571

    Cathie Wood's new VC fund, Bill Gurley's best insights, Girls Who Code on banned books list | E1571

    J+M break down Cathie Wood's new VC fund (1:53), Bill Gurley's best insights from his interview with McKinsey (26:13), and Girls Who Code making a banned books list in a Pennsylvania county

    (0:00) J+M tee up today's venture-heavy topics!

    (1:53) Cathie Wood's new VC fund: Ark Venture Fund

    (12:34) Embroker - Use code TWIST to get an extra 10% off insurance at https://Embroker.com/twist 

    (13:42) Opening up VC funds and early-stage investing for retail investors, signs of the start of a recession

    (24:46) Revelo - Get 20% off the first 3 months by mentioning TWIST at https://revelo.io/twist

    (26:13) Reacting to Bill Gurley's interview with McKinsey

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    (34:54) More on Gurley's insights: short memories in VC, accepting reality, startups raising too much money, layoffs

    (47:32) Girls Who Code made a banned books list in a Pennsylvania county

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    British pound crashes, Do Kwon's red notice, NASA's DART mission, TikTok nears US deal | E1570

    British pound crashes, Do Kwon's red notice, NASA's DART mission, TikTok nears US deal | E1570

    J+M break down the British pound dropping below $1.04 (5:15), Interpol issuing a red notice for Do Kwon (27:07), NASA's DART mission (53:52), and TikTok discussing an agreement with the Biden administration! (59:44)

    (0:00) J+M tee up today's topics!

    (2:48) Importance of focus, avoiding the news cycle in the grand scheme of things

    (5:15) British pound crashes to lowest level ever against the USD

    (13:15) Indochino - Get $50 off any purchase of $399 or more by using code TWIST at checkout https://www.indochino.com

    (14:38) Breaking housing and energy in the economy, income inequality's impact globally

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    (27:07) Interpol issues red notice for Do Kwon on behalf of South Korea

    (35:39) LinkedIn Jobs - Post your first job for free at https://linkedin.com/twist 

    (36:54) Do Kwon tweeting on the lamb, more theories around where he might head to

    (47:15) New decentralized crypto derivatives platform Nibiru raises a $7.5M seed at a $100M valuation

    (53:52) WLITF: NASA's DART mission and planetary defense

    (59:44) The Biden administration drafted a preliminary agreement with TikTok to try and resolve national security concerns

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    • 1 Std. 16 Min.

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