TechCrunch is more than just a site with words. We’re also building a growing stable of podcasts focused on the most critical topics relating to the startup and venture capital worlds. To help you find the right show for your interests, we’ve compiled our audio output from the week.
Embedded below is the latest from Chain Reaction, our stellar crypto-focused podcast hosted by Lucas and Anita. You will also find Found, a long-form bit of work that goes deep on the real saga of company formation, from Jordan and Darrell. There’s an audio-only version of TechCrunch Live hosted by Matt that features founders and investors discussing successful pitch decks. Finally, there’s Equity, TechCrunch’s long-running, Webby-award-winning podcast focused on venture capital and the latest startup news, hosted by Natasha, Mary Ann and Alex.
Episode 10: Tesla’s solar roofs have stayed mostly in the dark and other TC news
This week on the TechCrunch Podcast, TC climate writer Harri Weber comes on to talk about Tesla’s underperforming solar roofing business and new TC reporter Kyle Wiggins does a deep dive into Butler Hospitality’s recent layoffs and how they are a cautionary tale for other food and hospitality tech businesses. And of course, Darrell gives you a rundown of the biggest stories in tech this week.
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Episode 15: Crypto winters, DAO death and the future of community investing (w/ Alexander Taub)
Welcome back; this week Lucas and Anita dive into a conversation around OpenSea’s significant layoffs, how Binance is taking on Coinbase in a stateside battle royale and why the Bored Apes creators are trying to outdo Meta with their own metaverse.
In their interview this week, Lucas and Anita chat with Alexander Taub, the founder of DAO tooling startup Upstream, which lets people spin up their own decentralized governance organizations. DAOs were the space to be this year, but how many of them will stick around through a crypto winter?
Episode 11: Building Roboticists with Ayanna Howard and Ayah Bdeir
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There’s never been a more exciting time to work in robotics. The pandemic changed the face of the industry from research to real world. We’re joined by two experts who also served as judges for the pitch-off at our recent robotics event. Ayanna Howard is the dean of The Ohio State University College of Engineering. She’s worked for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and founded the Georgia Tech spinoff, Zyrobotics. Ayah Bdeir is the founder of STEM education kit littleBits and is a venture partner at early-stage investment firm, E14 Fund.
Episode 67: Carolyn Childers, Chief
On this episode of Found Live, chief co-founder and CEO Carolyn Childers joins us to talk about leading a company that is focused on good leadership. After a transformative experience with another woman business leader who is now her co-founder, Carolyn wanted to create a product that would connect women at the VP and C-suite level with the kind of excellent mentorship she experienced while providing virtual and in-person spaces to develop community.
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Episode 545: Thanks to Amazon, One Medical and Whole Foods are on the same dang shelf
What else did we get into? The following:
Episode 544: OK, don’t fear: the long shots are still getting venture funding
After a series of episodes about the tensions within the downturn, this is a “good news, despite” episode.
We had a great time, and hope you like this show. We’re back Friday with our regular news roundup!
Episode 543: When will India make up its mind about crypto?