Posts Tagged ‘TWiST’

– Startups – Ryan Carson of Carsonified and Treehouse- TWiST #198

Jason talks with Ryan Carson [ @ryancarson ] about establishing connections and getting funding. 0:00-4:00 Welcome everyone. We’re live today with Ryan Carson of Carsonified and Treehouse. 4:00-5:00 What’s your secret for success, Ryan? 5:00-7:00 Thank you to GoToMeeting for sponsoring the show today. Everyone thank @GoToMeeting on Twitter for their support! 7:00-9:30 How many events do I turn down vs. accept to attend or speak at? 9:30-11:30 So you 100% bootstrapped your conference? 11:30-12:15 And you started the conferences 10 years before TedX? 12:15-13:00 If you are the person throwing the party, you have this light on you, you’re the center of the community. 13:00-14:00 How many people came to the first FOWA? 14:00-15:00 When did you realize you were becoming a power broker in London? 15:00-16:00 Tell me about the most stressful moment of your conference experience? 16:00-18:45 Did it break you to the point that you got out of control? 18:45-19:15 Ryan: Why is it that web entrepreneurs under-rate the ability to sell? 19:15-21:45 So you’ve sold the “Future Of” events? 21:45-23:30 How did you arrive at the decision to sell the business? 23:30-24:30 Thanks for joining us today, EP Jeff Hoffer! If you want to sit in on a live TWiST taping like Jeff, become an Executive Producer on the TWiST List! Go to and join today! 24:30-26:45 Thank you to Squarespace for sponsoring the show. If you want to get 20% off on your website for 6 months, sign up at squarespace
Video Rating: 4 / 5


03 2013

News Roundtable with Marshall Kirkpatrick – TWiST #188

Join our new mailing list and be the first to learn about upcoming guests! Go to 0:00-1:00 Welcome to the TWiST News Roundtable. 1:00-3:30 Today we’re with Marshall Kirkpatrick of ReadWriteWeb. 3:30-4:30 Marshall, if you could give us one year of your life to give Steve Jobs five, would you do it? 4:30-7:00 Lon, what about you? 7:00-9:00 Thank you to MailChimp for sponsoring the show. Check them out at 9:00-10:00 This week’s top story is that Twitter has introduced an analytics platform. How effective do you think this will be for publishers? 11:30-14:00 Are the analytics paid or free? 14:00-16:45 Marshall, what are your thoughts on the board shake up? 16:45-21:30 Yahoo, AOL and Microsoft are banding together in an ad deal. What do you think, Marshall? 21:30-22:45 Doesn’t Flipboard seem a little busy? 22:45-25:00 Details have emerged about YouTube’s co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen’s plans for Delicious. Will they be able to make it popular with the masses? 26:30-29:00 Marshall: What is about Pinterest that people like so much? 29:00-31:00 Jason: I could hire someone to put a kitten in their cleavage and have the most successful site on the Internet. 31:00-32:30 Thank you to Carbonite for sponsoring the show. 32:30-33:15 Google is reportedly going to launch a new service called Propellor that will be a Flipboard-like app. What does everyone think? 37:45-39:30 Jason: I found out about Scarlett Johansonn’s nude pictures from Ranker
Video Rating: 5 / 5


02 2013

– Startups – LAUNCH Trio: Captricity, That’s Suspicious Behavior and The Tap Lab – TWiST #261

0:00-1:00 Introduce to today’s great companies, Captricity and That’s Suspicious Behavior. 2:30-300 Today’s program I’ll be talking to two companies from LAUNCH Festival. 3:15-3:45 With Kuang Chen who pitched Captricity and Brigette Kidd of That’s Suspicious Behavior. 3:45-7:00 Thank @Trada for making the show free for all! 7:00-7:30 Brigette when did you find out about Launch conference? 7:30-7:45 What program and USC were you and your crew in? 8:00-8:15 Are there jobs out there? 8:30-8:45 What is That’s Suspicious Behavior? 9:00-9:15 Suspicious Behavior app walk-through. 9:50-10:00 What was decision of putting in pre-chosen behaviors? 10:45-11:00 What was it like on stage at Launch and reaction you got? 12:15-13:00 What happened at moment when you shut down the judge on the stage? 13:00-14:00 Pitch happened right before Treyvon Martin shooting. 14:00-15:00 Treyvon Martin hit closer to home for race issue and having a kid. 15:00-16:00 Have to be careful to not put Treyvon in marketing, but Suspicious Behavior may have avoided it. 16:00-17:00 Won ,00 investment at event, tell us about it? 17:00-18:30 When giving awards didn’t think would win at early stage in app, what happened? 18:45-19:30 Take us through the moment when announcement was being made by Ben. 19:30-20:30 How are you using the 000 investment? 20:30-22:00 Kuang, how’d you come to conference through the side door? 22:00-25:30 Jason explains how he sends e-mail out to private group to find other companies
Video Rating: 5 / 5


09 2012

– Startups – News Panel with David Travers and David Carter – TWiST #248

1:45-2:00 Welcome everyone, to the This Week in Startups News Panel! 2:00-2:30 Welcome to David Travers of Rustic Canyon Partners and David Carter of the Amplify LA accelerator. 2:30-4:00 David C., tell us about Amplify LA. 4:00-4:45 So David T., what were you doing before you were a VC? 4:45-6:15 Everyone, there’s an amazing opportunity for a CEO job at ThisWeekIn. Email to apply! 6:15-7:15 Speaking of greatness, thank you to GoToMeeting for sponsoring the program. Everyone thank @GoToMeeting for their support! 7:15-9:45 Lead story: Instagram was acquired by Facebook for a massive billion. Was this worth that much? 9:45-11:15 David T.: I think Google and Instagram had the advantage of having a lower age limit than Facebook. 11:15-12:00 Do you think that Kevin from Instagram played the VCs? 12:00-12:45 David C.: At the end of the day, you have to trust the entrepreneur. 12:45-14:45 Tyler: Why would making 0M in a weekend be a bad thing for a VC? 14:45-15:00 Jason: Between Y Combinator valuations and this purchase, we’re definitely in a bubble. 15:00-18:45 Google+ got a revamped navigation and functionality this week. What do you think, is this enough to increase user adoption? 18:45-21:30 Can we all agree that the G+ design is now better than Facebook? 21:30-22:45 Tyler: Facebook also today announced that they’re doing a new version of deals. 22:45-24:45 Thank you to Scott Walker Corporate Law for sponsoring the program. If you need a lawyer
Video Rating: 5 / 5


06 2012

– Startups – – Startups – Eric Ries of Lean Startup – TWiST #199

Join our new mailing list and be the first to learn about upcoming guests! Jason interviewed Eric Ries, entrepreneur and author of The Lean Startup. Eric gave advice for all levels and phases of startups, from idea inception and shortening incubation times to managing the inevitable pivots. Later in the episode, Jason and Eric team up to deliver an ‘Old Time Revival,’ where audience members bring their business woes to the stage to have them healed by these two experts. Click here to stream the audio version of this episode. Click here to stream the video version of this episode. 0:00-2:00 Hey everyone this is ThisWeekIn Startups, my guest Eric Ries of Lean Startups is here. 1:00 What is Lean Startups? 2:45 It’s all about addressing the customers needs. 4:10 Talking about the shortening gestation period for new startups. 6:19: Being lean isn’t about how much money you raise. 6:55: What’s the one piece of advice that makes people so drawn to it? Is it the Minimum Viable Product? 7:00-13:00 Survey Monkey 14:45 Software VS. Hardware startups. 15:33 The impact of Web 2.0 on startups. 16:30 The ‘Summer of Startups’ which are creating money, which are glorified ponzi schemes? 17:50 It’s so much easier to make money today, with ecommerce. Will we not see a lot of these companies meander, when they make enough money to exist but not to progress? 19:09 All overnight successes had 2 years of failure under their belts. Twitter is an example. 20:00 Jason talks his Twitter past. 22:00
Video Rating: 5 / 5


02 2012

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