64 episodes

The best startup advice from Silicon Valley & beyond. Iconic CEOs — from Nike to Netflix, Starbucks to Slack — share the stories & strategies that helped them grow from startups into global brands.
On each episode, host Reid Hoffman — LinkedIn cofounder, Greylock partner and legendary Silicon Valley investor — proves an unconventional theory about how businesses scale, while his guests share the story of how I built this company. Reid and guests talk entrepreneurship, leadership, strategy, management, fundraising. But they also talk about the human journey — with all its failures and setbacks. 
With original, cinematic music and hilariously honest stories, Masters of Scale is a business podcast that doesn’t sound like a business podcast.
Guests on Masters of Scale have included the founders and CEOs of Netflix, Google, Facebook, Starbucks, Nike, Fiat, Spotify, Instagram, Airbnb, Uber, Paypal, Huffington Post, Twitter, Medium, Bumble, Yahoo, Slack, Spanx, Shake Shack, Dropbox, TaskRabbit, 23&Me, Mailchimp, Evite, Flickr, CharityWater, Endeavor, IAC and many more.

Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman WaitWhat

    • Business
    • 4.8, 340 Ratings

The best startup advice from Silicon Valley & beyond. Iconic CEOs — from Nike to Netflix, Starbucks to Slack — share the stories & strategies that helped them grow from startups into global brands.
On each episode, host Reid Hoffman — LinkedIn cofounder, Greylock partner and legendary Silicon Valley investor — proves an unconventional theory about how businesses scale, while his guests share the story of how I built this company. Reid and guests talk entrepreneurship, leadership, strategy, management, fundraising. But they also talk about the human journey — with all its failures and setbacks. 
With original, cinematic music and hilariously honest stories, Masters of Scale is a business podcast that doesn’t sound like a business podcast.
Guests on Masters of Scale have included the founders and CEOs of Netflix, Google, Facebook, Starbucks, Nike, Fiat, Spotify, Instagram, Airbnb, Uber, Paypal, Huffington Post, Twitter, Medium, Bumble, Yahoo, Slack, Spanx, Shake Shack, Dropbox, TaskRabbit, 23&Me, Mailchimp, Evite, Flickr, CharityWater, Endeavor, IAC and many more.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
340 Ratings

340 Ratings

RuariMartin ,

Excellent podcast full of engaging and educational content

Brilliant delivery. Excellent guests. Engaging content. Amusing editing. Really inspirational content which is driving me on in my entrepreneurial journey and mission to scale 👍

Jpihyyf ,

Scripted and fantised

Doesn’t feel authentic, I wouldn’t take advise from these fabricated stories that make everyone involved look good. I want to hear the authentic, raw stories and interviews. Also I can’t take the narrator’s tone seriously.

BemusedOfLondon ,

I'm unsubscribing

Are reading the information about Joi Ito asking for money from Jeffrey Epstein well after his conviction for pedophilia, and Reid Hoffman supporting his friend Joi on this, I can't support this podcast any more. Some of the interviews were interesting but if this is how the elite make their money - VC funding from people like Epstein - I'm not interested and I'd rather read how-tos on indiehackers.

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