73 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.

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    • 4.8, 26 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
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

pberendt ,

A must listen podcast for every entrepreneur

A must listen podcast for every entrepreneur and corporate professional who considers a startup.

Reid being a tech-startup legend himself, opens the doors to the C suite rooms across silicon valley scale-ups. He goes into the details of stories of some of the most accomplished CEOs and companies. He shares the secrets, ups and downs, and tips that were previously available to the lucky few, with entrepreneurs around the world.

Season 1 inspired me. Season 2 convinced me to leave the corporate world and start my own venture. Season 3 helps to clarify our blitzscaling strategy.

@Mastersofscale team, keep up the good work (and bring the jingles from Season 1 back) ;)

Greetings from Poland!

PiotrGolofit ,

Great!

Perfect podcast!!! Highly recommended!

MichalUSA ,

Podcast with Mrs. Huffington was a disaster

But MoS is great. Almost every series is as valuable as a good business book.
I think you’re too much biased towards B2C businesses. I would be happy to hear more about experiences of B2B companies. It was also cool to hear Spotify story as this is not a US company. There are tonnes of other examples like that outside of US. Last but not least it feels like there’s more and more weird stuff like Captain Hoffman journeys or whatever. I find that disturbing and time-wasting.

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