Since you are what you listen to, we’ve put together 30 of the best startup podcasts out there. For any startup founder, designer, developer, and entrepreneurs of all levels, the options below are pure gold. Ready for some top-level audible knowledge? Come along.
LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman goes in depth about how top-level startup founders and entrepreneurs begin from scratch and send their company soaring. This podcast is perfect for those of you looking for sharp-witted entertainment.
Latest Episode: Four Core Principles of Crisis Management
What went wrong with that company? Why did it fail? But most importantly–what went right with that other one? Why did it skyrocket and made a millionaire out of its founder? Business wars shows you the good, bad, and ugly of these companies and the people behind them.
Latest Episode: Diamond Wars – Monopolies aren’t Forever
With Rocketship, business jargon will become second nature to you. What’s more, you’ll be inspired by real stories that’ll make you see business as a lifestyle rather than a job.
Up-and-coming entrepreneurs, take note:Philip Kasumu has a new leader telling their success stories every week. If you’d like to know which footsteps to follow, this podcast is the way.
It’s no wonder The Tim Ferriss show now has over 500 million downloads. The man’s a BEAST. He’s been listed by Fast Company as one of the Most Innovative Business People and is the author of five bestsellers. If you feel like listening to his stories, plus the stories of personalities like Neil Gaiman, LeBron James, and Arnold Schwarzenegger, this is for you.
Learn the secrets behind the budding area of creator psychology and be the first to know what leaders are creating–and thinking–to change the world.
Latest Episode: Check-in with James Beshara
Listen all about how Amanda Boleyn built her own business, and learn how to build your own from zero. No experience needed: she’ll help you find freedom and work comfortably with an online business that works for YOU, taking all of your skills into account.
Not only entrepreneurs will love this podcast. Inside Intercom approaches different roles (such as developers and designers) and offers hands-on tips on how to perfect these roles in a growing business environment.
Latest Episode: Kevin Indig on searching for meaning and the meaning of search.
The Reboot podcast will get you in your feelings. You’ll find the harsh truth about what it’s like to be a startup leader. No sugar coating. The highs and lows will prepare you for what’s next in your career.
Want to know the stories behind interesting movements innovators have built? This podcast narrates the journey they went through, and includes conversations with entrepreneurs and idealists.
Latest Episode: Tatcha: Vicky Tsai
Seemingly unsolvable business problems being solved right before your eyes. Or ears. Startup Therapy explores common issues startup founders encounter daily and saves you the hassle of trying to fix them yourself.
Latest Episode: How Much Money Does it Take to Be Rich?
Become a fly into the real entrepreneurial world. Closely watch which ideas actually get sold, and what makes investors eyes gleam. It’s a show where entrepreneurs pitch their best ideas and find out whether they’re worth it or just a waste of time.
Latest Episode: Who Did the PPP Actually Save?
Becoming an entrepreneur will sometimes feel like walking through water with concrete boots. Zen Founder podcast will offer you insightful tips to help you move quickly through the drawbacks of the startup life.
Latest Episode: The Courage to Be Disliked, a Conversation with Jonathan Stark
Listen to candid opinions about the latest issues in the worlds of business, technology, and politics. Brought to you by NYU Professor Scott Galloway and Kara Swisher.
If you’re a female engineer, designer, investor, or founder who’s ever felt disempowered in you career, you’ll leave every episode with handy tips and the conviction that you can do just as well as these expert guests.
Latest Episode: For The Love of Programming Featuring Mya Pitzeruse
Developers don’t usually have a lot of time to spare. These episodes are especially designed for developers who want to have their dose of knowledge during their tea break.
Latest Episode: The Stories Your Code Tells
Listen to unfiltered conversations with inspiring people who have gone through thick and thin, especially those who’ve shaken hands with epic failure. Learn from both their wins and mistakes.
Ever felt like you’re left behind in the startup world and that every other entrepreneur knows top-secret lessons? Well, with Mixergy you’ll be the first to know all of them. After each episode you’ll be closer to being the founder you’ve always wanted to be.
Latest Episode: How Revry became the Netflix for the queer community
Design details is hosted by two passionate designers who know the lay of the land. Listen to their brainy conversations about games, designs, development, and a lot more.
Latest Episode: Designing on a Visa ft. Yitong Zhang
Every great business starts with a great idea, right? Still, behind this idea, there’s a lot more background than you can imagine. This podcast dives deep into what exactly inspired the creation of incredible businesses and ideas.
Latest Episode: Trading Camp Canoes for Virtual Classrooms
You’ll love this coffee break. The co-founder of Saleflare has a cuppa with different founders every two weeks, leading you into the passionate backstory of each one of them.
Latest Episode: Rand Fishkin–Co-founder of Sparktoro
You know Basecamp? The teamwork management software trusted by millions? Rework will share Basecamp’s co-founders stories and startup expertise, as well as special interviews with other business owners.
Latest Episode: Manos – The Hands of Hey
If you’re ready for some fiery questions and answers, this one’s for you. Get ready to listen to these founders’ revenue generating secrets and their clever advice for who’s looking to grow their business like crazy.
Get into the brains and learn leadership secrets from some of the best founders and CEOs. Keep a pen handy.
Latest Episode: From acquisition to full conviction
Stay in the loop about the happenings in tech and culture trends. a16z features business leaders from around the globe.
This podcast is the definition of “feet on the ground”. It offers practical business lessons from real businesspeople, so you can start and nurture your startup the right way.
Latest Episode: Must Read Episode – You’re Gonna Die by Neville Medhora
This visionary podcast is all about the future of your business–but before your startup becomes future-proof, you’ll take every single step to become a sought-after leader.
Latest Episode: The Power of Saying No More Often
Noah Kagan Presents isn’t limited to founders and entrepreneurs only–it brings to you the best advice from acclaimed celebrities, athletes, and CEOs.
Latest Episode: From $100k in Debt to Building a 2.7M Subscriber YouTube Channel
The business world belongs to those who stay current. Equity (brought to you by TechCrunch) puts fresh business headlines on the table to keep you abreast of what matters.
Latest Episode: Silicon Valley is built on immigrant innovation
Every entrepreneur must stay up-to-date with their ever-changing startup world. The seasoned business journalists of Inc.com bring you sizzling news about tech, high-growth businesses, and everything you need to know about entrepreneurship.
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