118 episodios

Every company has a story.

Learn the playbooks that built the world’s greatest companies — and how you can apply them as a founder, operator, or investor.

Acquired Ben Gilbert and David Rosenthal

    • Tecnología
    • 4.8 • 4 valoraciones

Every company has a story.

Learn the playbooks that built the world’s greatest companies — and how you can apply them as a founder, operator, or investor.

    Twitter (with Dick Costolo)

    Twitter (with Dick Costolo)

    A week before the 2020 US Presidential election, former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo joins us to tell the story of a company that has impacted all of our lives (political and otherwise) like none other. While it's easy to forget now, a very viable alternate history exists where it's Twitter, not Facebook, who owns Instagram, and Vine, not TikTok, that's the global platform for mobile video. We dive into it all on this episode — and while we had Dick, we had to discuss his controversial recent deleted tweet.

    • 1h 22 min
    Special: Invest Like the Best on Acquired

    Special: Invest Like the Best on Acquired

    On this special episode of Acquired, we're joined by a master interviewer himself, Patrick O'Shaughnessy from Invest Like the Best. We turn the tables and cover the most fascinating story he's never told on ILTB... his own!

    • 1h 44 min
    The NBA

    The NBA

    On the eve of the 2020 NBA Finals, we dive DEEP into the history and business model of the league behind the world's 2nd largest and fastest growing major sport. How did the NBA grow from merely an excuse to monetize hockey arena off-nights into a global powerhouse with more reach and influence and reach than any other American sport? Tune in!!

    • 2 horas 44 min
    Special: Acquired x My First Million

    Special: Acquired x My First Million

    Acquired teams up with the My First Million podcast for a “best of both worlds” crossover episode. First we go deep, “Acquired style”, on the wild story of MFM host Shaan Puri’s bought, sold, and then bought-again OG social networking site Bebo, and then we turn the tables and brainstorm startup ideas and investing themes “MFM style”. This episode was frankly a blast to do. We hope you have as much fun listening as we did recording!

    • 1h 31 min
    Epic Games

    Epic Games

    We go deep behind the "epic" story of a plucky game developer from Cary, North Carolina (by way of Potomac, Maryland) which, after bootstrapping for its first 22 years, has quietly morphed into an $18b juggernaut that may become the most important technology company for the next evolution of the internet.

    • 2 horas 24 min
    Eventbrite (with Julia & Kevin Hartz)

    Eventbrite (with Julia & Kevin Hartz)

    We're joined by two very special guests, Eventbrite CEO Julia Hartz and her cofounder, spouse and Eventbrite Chairman Kevin Hartz, to tell their story of building Eventbrite together (along with their lives and family) from the PayPal diaspora to bootstrapped business, unicorn status, IPO and now starting all over again in the wake of COVID with both a tragedy and a huge new opportunity in front of them as public company.

    • 1h 30 min

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4.8 de 5
4 valoraciones

4 valoraciones

Oscar.cm ,

Good topics, bad sound

I enjoy the discussions, but I accelerate them to 1,5x, they ramble a bit too much. They have to figure out their sound too: one host is often much louder than the other.

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