The easiest thing is to react.
The second easiest is to respond.
But the hardest thing is to initiate.
– Seth Godin
Founders, Funders & the Future is a podcast about initiators. This show is about and for those who
Future podcast guests may include:
Aaron Levie, Alan Schaaf, Alexis Ohanian, Andrew Chen, Brian Chesky, Dan Primarck,Jack Dorsey, Noah Kagan, Ryan Holmes, Steve Blank, Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Page, Jason Fried, Joel Spolsky, Richard Branson, Tim Westergren, Reed Hastings, Jason Nazar, Jeremy Young, Neil Patel, Kayvon Beykpour, Gabriel Weinberg
Ron Conway, Vinod Khosla, Andrew Braccia, Brad Feld, M.G. Siegler, Jason Calacanis, Peter Thiel, Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz, John Doerr, Sam Altman, Paul Graham, Dave McClure, Chris Sacca, Peter Fenton, Bill Gurley, Fred Wilson, Michael Moritz, Yuri Milner, Dennis Phelps, Jeff Busgang
Adam Grant, Guy Kawasaki, Kevin Kelly, Chris Anderson, Tobias van Schneider, Seth Godin, Steven Pressfield, Paul Buchheit and many more.
Founders, Funders & the Future is hosted by Thomas Stöcklein.
He recently also launched a consulting firm that advsises young startups and established corporations on M&A, financings and strategy.
Before becoming an entrepreneur, Tom worked for two boutique investment banks in Los Angeles where he focused on M&A and capital raises. He also worked in the corporate development department of Demand Media. He began his career at a private equity fund-of-funds working in both the Paris and London office.
Tom was born in Berlin and grew up in Munich. After high school, he got married to an American and moved to the US.
He earned a BA in International Relations and a minor in Classics from the University of Southern California.
Company founders, tech CEOs and select lifestyle entrepreneurs.
Venture Capitalists, angels and other investors from Silicon Valley and around the world.
Authors, thinkers and doers with a big vision for humanity and its future.
Academics, tinkerers & trailblazers.
Designers, (YouTube) filmmakers and writers.
Programmers, product managers & operators.
Idea Generation & Testing
Value Proposition Design
The Startup Ecosytem
Strategy & Operations
Mentorship and Networking
Art, UI & UX
The Lean Startup Approach
Processes & Optimization & Habits
Management & Leadership
Communication & Culture
The Art of the Pitch
How to Raise Money
Mergers & Acquisitions
Corporate Venture arms
Unicorns & Decacorns
TECHNOLOGY & THE FUTURE
Big Data & Data Science
Internet of Things
Silicon Valley & Hollywood
Bitcoin & Blockchain
USA Freedom Act
Automation & Robotics
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