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    #110 - NAIT JONES

    #110 - NAIT JONES

    Nait is the Head of Growth at Royal, a Web3 platform seeking to fix the music industry's broken business model by democratizing music ownership amongst artists and fans. Royal allows anyone to own a piece of their favorite songs and earn royalties alongside their favorite artists. Before Royal, Nait served as a partner at a16z for several years and was a serial entrepreneur before that. Follow him on Twitter @NaithanJones.

    [2:18] - How Nait’s early interest in music primed him for success as an entrepreneur

    [9:26] - The evolution of hip hop over time and its influence on Nait growing up

    [15:42] - Nait’s transition from a16z to becoming Royal’s Head of Growth

    [23:42] - Identifying talent and opportunities for viral product adoption

    [32:03] - How Web3 can change business models and discovery in the music industry

    [38:24] - Royal’s curation strategy for its first artists and why it plans to be an open platform

    [42:12] - How Nait was inspired by Nas during his adolescence

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    #109 - MATT KAEBERLEIN

    #109 - MATT KAEBERLEIN

    Matt is a researcher and professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine. His research interests are focused on basic mechanisms of aging in order to facilitate translational interventions that promote healthspan and improve quality of life. Matt is co-Director of the Dog Aging Project, as well as the founding Director of the Healthy Aging and Longevity Research Institute at the University of Washington, Director of the Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging, and Director of the Biological Mechanisms of Healthy Aging Training Program. He previously served as President of the American Aging Association and has served on their Executive Committee and Board of Directors since 2012. Follow Matt on Twitter @mkaeberlein.

    [2:18] - Matt’s journey through academia and discovery of longevity research

    [9:26] - The importance of being patient with personal development, considering future life extension developments

    [16:21] - Forces that limit longevity, personal choices to extend life expectancy

    [26:36] - Why Matt is increasingly optimistic about longevity developments

    [35:58] - Comparing the ROI for investing in longevity research vs. cancer research

    [45:30] - The Dog Aging Project

    [50:59] - Matt’s research on rapamycin and his hope for its future applications in both humans and animals

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    #108 - ALEX BLANIA

    #108 - ALEX BLANIA

    Alex is the co-founder and CEO of Worldcoin, a privacy-preserving proof-of-personhood protocol seeking to reach a billion people. Learn more about Worldcoin at worldcoin.org and follow Alex on Twitter @alexblania.

    [2:18] - How Alex’s research background led him to join Sam Altman in creating Worldcoin

    [10:13] - Identifying personal rates of growth

    [15:14] - An introduction to how Worldcoin works

    [23:26] - The role of privacy in Worldcoin’s proof-of-personhood model

    [27:28] - Possible applications and narratives for Worldcoin if it can successfully scale to one billion users

    [35:58] - Dissecting Worldcoin’s growth model and expectations

    [44:00] - Early and prospective challenges for Worldcoin

    [48:31] - Worldcoin’s upcoming roadmap

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    #107 - CHARLIE SHREM

    #107 - CHARLIE SHREM

    Charlie is an entrepreneur, investor, podcaster, filmmaker, and well-known early advocate of Bitcoin. He was the Founder and CEO of BitInstant, an early Bitcoin company which at one point processed one-third of all Bitcoin transactions. Charlie also founded the Bitcoin Foundation and has served in a number of other roles for companies in the crypto space since he first got involved in the industry's infancy in 2010. He currently hosts a podcast called Untold Stories, invests in web3 infrastructure and interoperability as a General Partner at Druid Ventures, and is the Founder of Crypto Investor Network at InvestorPlace. Follow Charlie on Twitter @CharlieShrem.

    [2:18] - Reflecting on the early growth of Bitcoin during its first 13 years

    [7:21] - How Bitcoin has changed during Charlie’s time in the industry

    [15:09] - Charlie’s belief in time-locked investments

    [19:23] - Bitcoin maximalism

    [22:28] - Navigating the early market dynamics of Bitcoin

    [26:07] - Charlie’s experience creating BitInstant

    [32:30] - The common themes and developments created through Bitcoin’s bear markets

    [38:00] - The power of Bitcoin’s community

    [42:12] - Charlie’s personal plans for the future

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    #106 - JACK BUTCHER

    #106 - JACK BUTCHER

    Jack is the founder of Visualize Value, a $1M/year product business and media platform with an audience of over 700,000 people. Prior to Visualize Value, Jack started an advertising agency after spending a decade working in Fortune 100 advertising in New York City as a designer, writer, strategist and art director for multi-billion dollar brands. His courses, including "How to Visualize Value", "Build Once, Sell Twice", and "Permissionless Apprentice" have received rave reviews and his freely shared visuals are as widely reputable as they are instantly recognizable. Follow Jack on Twitter @jackbutcher and learn more about his brand at visualizevalue.com.

    [2:18] - How Jack got started with his career in graphic design

    [15:47] - The joy of building a portfolio of creative work

    [24:56] - Compounding work based on specific knowledge

    [28:58] - Working towards non-linear growth on the internet and the importance of the butterfly effect

    [38:11] - Learning how to use the leverage of the internet

    [46:19] - Jack’s strategies for systematically producing content

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    #105 - AMJAD MASAD

    #105 - AMJAD MASAD

    Amjad is the CEO and founder of Replit, an online coding environment that lowers the barrier to entry for computer programming and makes it more fun, approachable, and social. In December 2021, Replit raised an $80M Series B round at an $800M valuation from investors including Coatue, Peter Thiel, Paul Graham, and a16z. Prior to Replit, Amjad worked at Facebook. Before that, he was employee #1 at Codecademy. Follow Amjad on Twitter @amasad.

    [2:18] -  Amjad’s early fascination with computers and learning over his father’s shoulder

    [13:42] - How computers used to better stimulate their users to learn programming

    [17:21] - Exploring the concept that a computer could simulate a human mind

    [21:56] - AI’s role in the evolution of software development

    [30:17] - How AI advancements can be synergistic with Replit’s product evolution

    [39:24] - What is Replit, really?

    [44:17] - Possibilities for Replit as a platform to build not just software, but businesses

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Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

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Fan of Jake

Absolutely love Jake’s approach on this show. So much value in every episode. Extremely worth the listen

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Thoughtful & captivating!

Incredible guests and Jake’s always super prepared for the discussions.

His approach to sourcing guests is so genuine, and this shows through in each episode. It’s easy to sense his excitement in the guest’s field of expertise each time. I applaud him for how true he is to his own interests. Success is inevitable.

Look forward to each new drop and glad to be along for the ride.

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Great new podcast

I was surprised to find this show has only been around since July 2020. It already feels like one of the hit podcasts with fascinating guests. Definitely a show to keep track of, and I’m looking forward to more episodes.

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