All posts tagged “podcast

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Risk game

“Francis is one of the most decisive people I know. He made a commitment to invest in our first venture capital fund in a five-minute cab we shared to work one morning.” —Fred Wilson, Co-Founder, Venture Capitalist, and Blogger, Union Square Ventures Francis Greenburger, who… Read More

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“I hate golf”

I am a big fan of Malcolm Gladwell, and not just because he’s Canadian and went to the University of Toronto (my alma mater), although those facts certainly don’t hurt. I’m late to his podcast, Revisionist History, so in case some of you are as… Read More

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Mastering Bitcoin

I’m still in the office right now (wading through Excel models) and I’m late for a Christmas party. So by necessity today’s post is going to be a short one. Below is a podcast from the Kevin Rose Show called “Bitcoin’s true potential”. It’s with Andreas… Read More

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How I built this

My friend Dan just introduced me to a terrific podcast called, How I Built This. It’s all about “innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built.” As soon as he told me about it I immediately pulled out my phone and… Read More

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The Human City

As a follow-up to yesterday’s post about fluid labor markets and urban density, I thought I would present an opposing view. Joel Kotkin is a well known geographer and author. He has published a number of books, the most recent of which is called, The… Read More