140 episodes

The Startup Playbook Podcast, is a weekly series where I interview successful entrepreneurs, investors and experts within the startup and online business space to provide you with insight, practical steps and a "playbook" to give you the best chance to succeed in your own business. If you are looking to to start or grow a business, looking for funding or just want to understand the mindset of entrepreneurs and investors, this podcast is for you! Some of the guests on the show include Justin Dry (Co-CEO of Vinomofo - recently closed $25M round of funding), Shelli Trung (named as one of the "top 100 angel investors to follow on Twitter"), James and Matt from M5859 Apps (creators of App of the year for 2012 - Number 1 in 22 countries and over 500K downloads), Paul Naphtali (Co-Founder of $50M Rampersand Venture Capital Fund) and Alex McBride (Founder - The Fifth Watches) which has gained over 500,000 followers since launching 18 months ago. In these interviews we dive deep into the mindset, challenges, strategies and learnings that these successful individuals want to pass on to the next generation of startup founders and business owners. The podcast interviews are conducted by Rohit Bhargava. He is a 2 x startup founder, most recently he was the Co-Founder and CEO of StageLabel - a "crowd funding for fashion" platform that helped launch over 150 brands around the world. He now spends his time actively assisting startup founders launch, grow and fund their businesses. You can find him on Twitter @rohitbhargava7

The Startup Playbook Podcast Rohit Bhargava - Entrepreneur | Blogger | Podcaster. I help launch, grow and fund startups and online businesses

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    • 4.9 • 46 Ratings

The Startup Playbook Podcast, is a weekly series where I interview successful entrepreneurs, investors and experts within the startup and online business space to provide you with insight, practical steps and a "playbook" to give you the best chance to succeed in your own business. If you are looking to to start or grow a business, looking for funding or just want to understand the mindset of entrepreneurs and investors, this podcast is for you! Some of the guests on the show include Justin Dry (Co-CEO of Vinomofo - recently closed $25M round of funding), Shelli Trung (named as one of the "top 100 angel investors to follow on Twitter"), James and Matt from M5859 Apps (creators of App of the year for 2012 - Number 1 in 22 countries and over 500K downloads), Paul Naphtali (Co-Founder of $50M Rampersand Venture Capital Fund) and Alex McBride (Founder - The Fifth Watches) which has gained over 500,000 followers since launching 18 months ago. In these interviews we dive deep into the mindset, challenges, strategies and learnings that these successful individuals want to pass on to the next generation of startup founders and business owners. The podcast interviews are conducted by Rohit Bhargava. He is a 2 x startup founder, most recently he was the Co-Founder and CEO of StageLabel - a "crowd funding for fashion" platform that helped launch over 150 brands around the world. He now spends his time actively assisting startup founders launch, grow and fund their businesses. You can find him on Twitter @rohitbhargava7

    Ep130 – Rachael Neumann (Founder – Working Theory Angels) on trust, talent & golden metrics

    Ep130 – Rachael Neumann (Founder – Working Theory Angels) on trust, talent & golden metrics

    My guest for Ep130 of The Startup Playbook Podcast was returning guest and Founder of Working Theory Angels, Rachael Neumann. I first interviewed Rachael for Ep057 of the podcast back in July 2017 when we discussed her background as the former General Manager of Eventbrite in Australia and her views on investing in founders and […]

    • 1 hr
    Ep129 – James Chin Moody (Co-founder & CEO – Sendle) on systems, reputation & hell yeahs!

    Ep129 – James Chin Moody (Co-founder & CEO – Sendle) on systems, reputation & hell yeahs!

    My guest for Ep129 of The Startup Playbook Podcast was the Co-founder & CEO of Sendle, James Chin Moody. James has previously held roles as Executive Director, Development at the CSIRO, Australian National Commissioner for UNESCO, member of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology Advisory Board and Trustee for the Australian Museum. He was also Chief […]

    • 58 min
    Ep128 – Holly Cardew (Founder – Pixc & Vop) on TikTok, vision and channel partnerships

    Ep128 – Holly Cardew (Founder – Pixc & Vop) on TikTok, vision and channel partnerships

    My guest for Episode 128 of The Startup Playbook Podcast was the Founder of Pixc and Co-founder of Vop, Holly Cardew. In 2014, Holly launched Pixc, a product that provides a quick, efficient and easy way for store owners to have retail-ready photos.  Pixc was selected to join the first batch of Telstra’s MuruD accelerator […]

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep127 – Lachlan Donald (Co-founder & CEO – Buildkite) on equity over ego

    Ep127 – Lachlan Donald (Co-founder & CEO – Buildkite) on equity over ego

    My guest for Episode 127 of The Startup Playbook Podcast was the Co-founder & CEO of Buildkite, Lachlan Donald. Lachlan has been a technologist for over 20 years. In addition to building companies, he is drawn to building products that change how people think and work. Before Buildkite, he was the founding CTO of 99designs, […]

    • 59 min
    Ep126 – Ben Pfisterer (Co-founder & CEO – Zeller) on the theory of horizons

    Ep126 – Ben Pfisterer (Co-founder & CEO – Zeller) on the theory of horizons

    My guest for Episode 126 of The Startup Playbook Podcast was, returning guest, the Co-founder & CEO of Zeller, Ben Pfisterer. I first interviewed Ben in 2018 when he was the Australian Country Manager and Head of APAC at Square. Prior to this he was part of the team that launched Jetstar in Australia and […]

    • 59 min
    Ep125 – Adam Milgrom (Venture Partner – Giant Leap Fund) on building your decision-making muscle

    Ep125 – Adam Milgrom (Venture Partner – Giant Leap Fund) on building your decision-making muscle

    My guest for Episode 125 of The Startup Playbook Podcast was the Venture Partner at Giant Leap Fund, Adam Milgrom. Alongside his role at the Giant Leap Fund, Adam is also an angel investor, advisor and director for a number of Australian and international startups. Giant Leap Fund is Australia’s first venture capital fund that […]

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
46 Ratings

46 Ratings

Dave Lemphers ,

Learn from the best

As a 4x successful founder, I love the tactical and genuine information in this podcast. Rohit carefully selects his guests then guided them deftly through the key points in their journeys, revealing valuable insights not available anywhere else. A must for founders who want to execute like the pros.

Baden 1980 ,

Rohit gives real world insights

As a founder I’m voracious in consuming startup podcasts; This week in start ups, recode, Y Combinator. Rohit provides the best insight on HOW to run your company rather than discussing the fluffy topics around it. The best podcast for someone wanting to know and understand best practices.

Byrnsie999 ,

Great interviews

So good to hear from so many in the thriving startup industry in Australia. Rohit’s podcast delves deep into learnings and helps you fast track your journey.

Paul B

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