Host Landon Campbell interviews the most influential people in the world about their 20s. Guests have included Steve Wozniak, Jason Calacanis, David Sacks, Cathy Bessant, Ev Williams, Beto O'Rourke, Chantel Jeffries, Mayor Francis Suarez, Dr. Meg Jay, Kat Cole, AJ Vaynerchuk, Sekou Kaalund, and Andy Dunn.
From Disney Channel to Venture Capital with Blake Michael - New Kids on the Block #1
I’m super excited to launch a new segment on inTheir20s called: New Kids on the Block!
I’ll be interviewing an awesome group of Gen Z builders that I’m extremely bullish on.
These builders include:
On the segment, we’ll dive into their products; competitors; funding history; market dynamics; and unique insights.
Blake Michaels is a multi-faceted Gen Z. He’s the Chief Evangelist of Lumanu - fintech for creators which recently raised 12M Series A from Origin Ventures & 500 Startups. He’s starred in Disney’s Lemonade Mouth and Dog with a Blog, which earned 4 Emmy nominations. He also has over 5 million followers on social media.
He’s now the Co-Founder and GP of Creator Led Ventures, which is an LP base of the world’s top influencers. They have an unparalleled insight into the creator market and help founders navigate the fastest-growing customer acquisition channel in the digital space
#108 - Starting a Business in your 20s with Lara Hodgson
NowAccount pays businesses their invoices now, while they await their clients’ payments for their services/products.
Why? Companies are more likely to grow out of business than they are to go out of business.
Prior to Now, Lara co-founded Nourish (the manufacturing company), and Insomnia, LLC, a firm specializing in investment, development, and management of complex and innovative “world-changing” projects.
She also co-wrote a book about business with her good friend and business parter Stacey Abrams.
#107 - Navigating Work and Relationships in your 20s
Most books about the post-grad years are written by psychologists and business leaders who offer recommendations based on their professional expertise. While helpful, it is rare to hear the voices of those currently living through this season of life.
That's why I spoke with Cate LeSourd, the Author of Coming of Age. This book exposes the realities of the pivotal transition from college into adulthood from the perspective of other twenty-somethings and thirty-somethings.
#106 - Understanding Decentralization in your 20s with Frank Mong from Helium
Frank Mong is COO of Nova Labs (formerly Helium Inc.), where he is responsible for sales, marketing and business development for the company. Before Helium, Mong spent 20 years in cyber security including CMO at Hortonworks, SVP of Marketing at Palo Alto Networks, and VP/GM of security at HP.
#105 - Should you Sacrifice for Success in your 20s with Henri Pierre-Jacques
Henri is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Harlem Capital, a venture capital firm changing the face of entrepreneurship. He has led 22 investments and sat on 7 company boards. Henri currently sits on the Amazon Black Business Accelerator Board and formerly sat on the Management Leadership for Tomorrow NYC Board.
#104 - What was Tim Draper doing in his 20s
Tim is a notable venture capital investor, and founder of Draper University, Draper Venture Network, and Draper Associates. Some of his investments include early bets in companies like Hotmail, Skype, Tesla, SpaceX, Twitch, Carta, Webflow, Robinhood, and Coinbase.
Tim is regularly featured on major networks, in publications, and in social media as a proponent for entrepreneurship, innovative governance, free markets, and Bitcoin. He has received various awards and honors including the World Entrepreneurship Forum's "Entrepreneur of the World." He has also been highly ranked on several notable lists including one of the top 100 most powerful people in finance by Worth Magazine, the top 20 most influential people in Crypto by Crypto Weekly, #1 most networked venture capitalist by AlwaysOn, #7 on the Forbes Midas List, and #48 most influential Harvard Alum.
In this episode we spoke about:
The Formula for Risk Taking in your 20s
Tim’s Honest Thoughts on Bitcoin
What Originally Peaked his Interest about Venture Capital
Love the format and incredible interviews. Very big guests every 10 episodes. Check out Landon’s other podcast, Venturing in VC.
A MUST LISTEN. Fresh and new Points of View
Landon is absolutely a natural behind the mic. His fresh perspective and this unique format is exactly what the podcast space was missing for young founders. I highly encourage you to subscribe and pay close attention to what Landon is doing.
This Podcast = Cheat Codes
So happy I came across this gem of a podcast. The concept is unique , the format is just right, and Landon is a natural behind the mic!
There’s not many podcasts you can binge-watch and not feel bad about. Feels like these people are giving out the cheat codes to 20 year olds and it’s just getting started.
I’m excited to watch the growth and I’ll definitely sharing with friends!🐐📈