Author: jasoncalacanis

  • Closing out the 100-point Startup Checklist

    This post is by jasoncalacanis from Jason Calacanis This episode wraps up the Startup Checklist. 100 items across 10 episodes of This Week in Startups https://bit.ly/twiste1342. Thank you to Charlie, Nick, Jacqui, Ashley, Presh, Mahreen and everybody who worked on it. Share it & feel free to remix it thisweekinstartups.com/checklist. The post Closing out the…

  • Geoff Lewis – Vibe Capitalist

    This post is by jasoncalacanis from Jason Calacanis Geoff is an irrepressible, delightful, candid personality on Twitter with an impressive investing track record. After leaving Founders Fund, Geoff launched Bedrock an investment firm “in search of narrative violations” with ~$6B AUM (according to Pitchbook). Episode 1340 discusses valuations, crypto, defense, AI, entrepreneurship, new city-states and…

  • The Nuts & Bolts of Hiring Remote

    This post is by jasoncalacanis from Jason Calacanis Lots of founders have started hiring remote. We brought on Scott Orn from Kruze Consulting to explain the pitfalls & options available to do it right. Listen here: bit.ly/twiste1326 Using PEOs to hire far & fastSales tax implications of a remote teamVirtual compliance best practices How to…

  • A metaverse filled episode… VR Golf & Roblox earnings

    This post is by jasoncalacanis from Jason Calacanis Ryan Engle is the developer behind Topgolf with Proputt, a top selling VR game on Oculus. The game retails for $20 on the Oculus site. He came on the show to talk about usage trends in VR, the state of hardware development and more. Listen here: https://bit.ly/twiste1322…

  • Startup Checklist: Building a Great Product

    This post is by jasoncalacanis from Jason Calacanis We’ve been working hard on these Startup Checklist episodes https://bit.ly/twiste1314 Do you have a MVP?Is your product simple to use?What’s your killer feature?Is there an obvious product hook?Can your product market itself?What are your retention strategies & key metrics? See more at thisweekinstartups.com/checklist The post Startup Checklist:…

  • Why this startup CEO switched his entire company to a 4-day work week

    This post is by jasoncalacanis from Jason Calacanis “At Bolt, we fundamentally believe that we can get MORE work done at a HIGHER quality in a 4 day week.” @ryantakesoff & his @bolt team noticed that people were working way more & burning out because of remote work. So they made a change. Here’s how…

  • Talking with Max Chafkin about his book on Peter Thiel

    This post is by jasoncalacanis from Jason Calacanis Max is a reporter at Bloomberg. Listen to what he learned about Peter Thiel here: bit.ly/twiste1305 Coinbase chases NFT billions + Peter Thiel “The Contrarian” with author Max Chafkin | E1305 The post Talking with Max Chafkin about his book on Peter Thiel appeared first on Jason…

  • Talking with Max Chafkin about his book on Peter Thiel

    This post is by jasoncalacanis from Jason Calacanis Max is a reporter at Bloomberg. Listen to what he learned about Peter Thiel here: bit.ly/twiste1305 Coinbase chases NFT billions + Peter Thiel “The Contrarian” with author Max Chafkin | E1305 The post Talking with Max Chafkin about his book on Peter Thiel appeared first on Jason…

  • How to deliver a great customer experience | E1297

    This post is by jasoncalacanis from Jason Calacanis Make your customers love you. 20 minutes full of tactics guaranteed to make your startup more valuable (even if you just do one thing) bit.ly/twiste1297 How to create great customer experience | Customer Basics with Salesforce’s Tiffani Bova | E1297 The post How to deliver a great…

  • A new reinsurance model for forest fires | E1295

    This post is by jasoncalacanis from Jason Calacanis Rising temps are increasing the frequency of wildfires in California. 6 out of the 7 largest California wildfires ever tracked by the state were in the last 18 months. Nat Manning from Kettle came on the program to discuss how their team is modeling fire risks to…