252 episodes

A podcast by two founders talking about all things tech, pop culture, and life. It's equal parts ChatGPT, equal parts Cardi B.Starring tech founders Abadesi Osunsade [@abadesi] and Michael Berhane [ @michaelberhane_]. Visit us at www.techishpod.com and use the hashtag #Techish.

Techish Techish

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 180 Ratings

A podcast by two founders talking about all things tech, pop culture, and life. It's equal parts ChatGPT, equal parts Cardi B.Starring tech founders Abadesi Osunsade [@abadesi] and Michael Berhane [ @michaelberhane_]. Visit us at www.techishpod.com and use the hashtag #Techish.

    Movie Pass, Fearless Fund, and How Black Founders Are Set Up To Fail Ft. Dominic-Madori Davis

    Movie Pass, Fearless Fund, and How Black Founders Are Set Up To Fail Ft. Dominic-Madori Davis

    Brand new Techish! In this episode, host Michael Berhane is joined by TechCrunch reporter Dominic-Madori Davis to break down:• HBO’s Movie Pass, Movie Crash (0:35) • Will Smith was never cancelled (7:05)• Edward Blum’s anti-DEI lawsuit against Fearless Fund (10:50)———————————————————— Extra Reading & Resources • Fearless Fund: Appeals Court Rules Against Grants For Black Women [POCIT] • Conservative Activists Behind Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Decision Sues VC Fund For WOC [POCIT] ...

    • 26 min
    How To Build Wealth… Actually (Minisode)

    How To Build Wealth… Actually (Minisode)

    Brand new Techish! In this mini episode, hosts Michael and Abadesi talk all things money!• How to be a savvy saver• Why investing matters• Financial red flags, and more!Disclaimer: The information provided in this podcast episode represents the personal opinions and experiences of the presenters and is for informational and entertainment purposes only. It should not be considered professional financial advice. Neither host nor guests can be held responsible for any direct or incidental loss i...

    • 9 min
    The Fun Times in Tech Are Over, Getting Older and Companies Outsourcing

    The Fun Times in Tech Are Over, Getting Older and Companies Outsourcing

    Brand new Techish! Hosts Abadesi and Michael dive into:Weaponized incompetence harms DEI (0:15)Reflections on getting older (10:15)Companies outsourcing jobs overseas (18:00)Tips for new B2B founders (26:25)———————————————————— Extra Reading & ResourcesGoogle lays off hundreds of ‘Core’ employees, moves some positions to India and Mexico [CNBC]Who Still Works From Home? [New York Times] ———————————————————— Use the hashtag #Techish on X/Twitter & IG Watch us ...

    • 32 min
    Starbucks and Apple’s Flop Era, Investment Bankers Are Striking, Bumble’s Rebrand

    Starbucks and Apple’s Flop Era, Investment Bankers Are Striking, Bumble’s Rebrand

    Brand new Techish! Hosts Abadesi and Michael dive into: • Starbucks and Apple are in their flop era (0:30) • Women on Bumble no longer have to make the first move (12:40) • Bank of America employees to strike following death from overwork (21:10) • The decline of the UK (26:30) ———————————————————— Extra Reading & Resources • Starbucks removes DE&I requirements from executive pay structure [HR Brew] • A 35-year-old junior Bank of America associate suddenly died—and it’s igni...

    • 34 min
    Is Drake a Groomer, Fired For Protesting, Pro-Palestine TikToks, And Abadesi Returns

    Is Drake a Groomer, Fired For Protesting, Pro-Palestine TikToks, And Abadesi Returns

    Brand new Techish! Hosts Abadesi and Michael are back in the studio to break down:The dark side of the Drake vs Kendrick beef (0:30)Google employees fired for protesting Israeli contract (11:00)Stack Overflow partners with OpenAI (22:45)The real reason behind the TikTok ban? (28:20)———————————————————— Extra Reading & ResourcesDrake and Kendrick Lamar don’t care about misogyny [Vox]In Rap Feuds, Women Are The Collateral Damage & Drake Vs. Kendrick Is No Exception [Refinery2...

    • 30 min
    You're Working on the Wrong Startup Idea - Venture Capitalist [Andy Ayim]

    You're Working on the Wrong Startup Idea - Venture Capitalist [Andy Ayim]

    Techish host Michael interviews VC and founder Andy Ayim! About Andy Ayim: Former product leader, entrepreneur, angel investor. Ex Managing Director of Backstage Capital London [founded by Arlan Hamilton]Achievements: Recipient of the Queen's Honours (MBE) for contributions to diversity and inclusion in the UK technology sector.Clients: Notable collaborations with Tesco, Nandos, giffgaff, Diageo, Novartis, Uber, Google, and more.------Key Discussions:Managing a VC fund for underrepresent...

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
180 Ratings

180 Ratings

jenniesamata ,

Love to see and hear us talk about tech

This is a thoughtful and insightful podcast for anyone to listen to. Even if you are not in the tech industry (I work in finance) it offers a unique perspective. Abadesi and Micheal are a great team and I look forward to every episode. Thank you both!

Lisa5676777766675 ,

Love this dynamic duo!

Techish is great podcast! Well balanced with humor, information, and perspective! I love their honesty as well as analysis of so many different topics. I am definitely a listener that is tuned in every week.

Mikeccccccccccc ,

Must listen

Best tech podcast, I listen every week! Keeps me up to date with what’s happening and very fun

Top Podcasts In Technology

All-In with Chamath, Jason, Sacks & Friedberg
All-In Podcast, LLC
Acquired
Ben Gilbert and David Rosenthal
Hard Fork
The New York Times
Lex Fridman Podcast
Lex Fridman
TED Radio Hour
NPR
Search Engine
PJ Vogt, Audacy, Jigsaw

You Might Also Like

Brown Ambition
Mandi Woodruff & Tiffany Aliche | Cumulus Podcast Network
Naked Beauty
Brooke DeVard
The Clever Girls Know Podcast
Clever Girl Finance
Journey To Launch
Jamila Souffrant
Balanced Black Girl
Balanced Black Girl
The Best One Yet
Nick & Jack Studios