30 episodes

Join host James Vincent, a founding partner at FNDR, as he talks to the founders of the most innovative companies in the world, each one with lessons to teach on how to foster and maintain the spirit of innovation both in their teams and themselves. Known as the “founder whisperer,” James has helped some of the biggest companies in the world stay relevant and forward-thinking, from his days with Steve Jobs at Apple to more recent partners like AirBnB. That insight on innovation makes MIC a must listen for anyone looking to stay ahead of the curve.

Most Innovative Companies Fast Company

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 21 Ratings

Join host James Vincent, a founding partner at FNDR, as he talks to the founders of the most innovative companies in the world, each one with lessons to teach on how to foster and maintain the spirit of innovation both in their teams and themselves. Known as the “founder whisperer,” James has helped some of the biggest companies in the world stay relevant and forward-thinking, from his days with Steve Jobs at Apple to more recent partners like AirBnB. That insight on innovation makes MIC a must listen for anyone looking to stay ahead of the curve.

    LIVE! from Fast Company Innovation Festival with Brian Chesky

    LIVE! from Fast Company Innovation Festival with Brian Chesky

    James Vincent talks with Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky on stage at Fast Company Innovation Festival in New York City

    • 40 min
    How this company hopes NFTs will transform fantasy sports

    How this company hopes NFTs will transform fantasy sports

    On this week's Most Innovative Companies Podcast, Nicolas Julia, CEO and cofounder of Sorare talks about his vision for democratizing NFTs through the world’s biggest sports.

    • 37 min
    This CEO is betting on AI to solve the world’s biggest problems

    This CEO is betting on AI to solve the world’s biggest problems

    On this week’s Most Innovative Companies Podcast, Alexandr Wang, CEO and founder of Scale AI, explains how his company is using data to tackle problems from access to healthcare to supplies for the war in Ukraine.

    • 47 min
    These smart farms are 100 times more productive than traditional agriculture

    These smart farms are 100 times more productive than traditional agriculture

    On the latest episode of the Most Innovative Companies podcast, Irving Fain, founder and CEO of the vertical farming company Bowery, explains how being an outsider to agriculture has helped him come up with new ideas.

    • 45 min
    Lessons on innovation from over 100 founders

    Lessons on innovation from over 100 founders

    James Vincent is joined by Rebekah Jefferis, Stephen Butler and Nick Barham, his partners at FNDR, to discuss lessons they've learned from their work with 126 founders.

    • 50 min
    FROM FRESHWORKS AND FAST CO. WORKS: What is the future of the employee experience?

    FROM FRESHWORKS AND FAST CO. WORKS: What is the future of the employee experience?

    Every company’s success is tied to its talent - recruiting and retaining the employees needed to deliver high-level customer experiences that support the bottom line. Yet rapid transformation has disrupted many things that organizations used to do to maintain great company cultures. So how can business leaders reimagine their employee experiences to meet the needs of their workforces? How does that translate into better customer experiences? In this thought-provoking podcast episode, FastCo Works will hear from Freshworks CMO Stacey Epstein as she shares some of the latest industry best practices and learnings for companies navigating these work culture shifts.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

muzznofuzz62 ,

Makes me love thinking about the future!

Lots to learn from James and incredible people he talks with! A great look into the minds of people building the future as we speak. Def worth a listen

veggiequeen21 ,

Definitely Worth the Listen!

I love the transparency and personal anecdotes between James and his guests. Really insightful! The conversations feel very intimate and intentional and it’s a guarantee that you will have valuable nuggets to take with you. Such a good listen, highly recommend!

Sassylady911xoxo ,

A must listen!!

I can’t stop listening. The stories and learnings are inspiring and so helpful to apply to your own business / entrepreneurial challenges. Highly recommend!

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