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Silicon Valley Startup Podcast

Welcome to the Silicon Valley Startup Podcast, hosted by us here at Founders Floor - an immersive coworking accelerator that mentors and backs startups right here in San Jose. On every episode, we have new investors and founders sharing their wisdom on how to create that truly successful startup company. Our main rule on this podcast is to tell it like it is so that you can use the candid advice we share to help grow your own company.
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Jan 25, 2019

Welcome to our podcast show, The Weekly Roundup. At the end of every week, we bring you a roundup of the latest articles and trends from VCs, interest pieces from around the web, and the need-to-know tech and startup news from the past week.

In this episode on January 25, 2019, we cover:

  • The allegations behind the Oracle lawsuit
  • David Bowie’s future internet thinking 
  • What big tech lobbying means for privacy laws
  • EU's antitrust enforcer on the way out
  • Nest camera's alert of a missile attack
  • The rise and fall of meal delivery startups
  • Screen-sharing technology to watch, and
  • Boeing's flying car

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Jan 18, 2019

Welcome to our podcast show, The Weekly Roundup. This show is part of the Silicon Valley Startup Podcast, which is brought to you by Founders Floor, a coworking accelerator for startups here in Silicon Valley.

At the end of every week, we’ll bring you a roundup of the latest articles and trends from VCs, interest pieces from around the web, and the need-to-know tech and startup news from the past week.

In this episode on January 19, 2019, we have a roundup from this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, news from Mastercard’s new policy around companies that automatically bill consumers, how tech workers are uniting against forced arbitration, China’s role in the global economy, thoughts on Slack’s new logo and much more.

Jan 12, 2019

Welcome to our new podcast show, The Weekly Roundup.

At the end of every week, we’ll bring you a roundup of what’s been happening in the world of tech and startups. We gather the latest articles and trends from VCs, as well as interest pieces from around the web and, of course, the down and dirty need-to-know news from the week.

In this episode on January 12, 2019, we’re looking at how Amazon rose to the top, the best pieces of advice for entrepreneurs that came out of 2018, the rise of audio - according to Marc Andreessen, and some quite compelling research the New York Times is reporting on, about the language that sits behind earning reports.

Sources from today's episode:

CNBC Enterprise - How Amazon became the world's most valuable public company

First Round Review - The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2018

TechCrunch - Marc Andreessen: audio will be ‘titanically important’ and VR will be ‘1,000’ times bigger than AR

New York Times - How Companies Like Apple Sprinkle Secrets in Earnings Reports

 

Jan 9, 2019

This is Part 2 of our Fireside Chat with Scott Kupor, managing partner at Andreessen Horowitz. In this episode, we cover off a wide range of topics around the fundraising process from Scott's experience at the firm that currently has $2.7 billion under management.

Here are some of the topics Scott talks about:

- How does Andreessen Horowitz feel about sole founders?
- What should founders be looking for from VCs?
- What do VCs view as seed stage and Series A investment?
- What does the fundraising process look like?
- Key differences between seed and institutional round
- What is/isn’t traction?


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