Currently in 2021, there are more than 700,000 active podcasts and a total of 29 million podcast episodes with millions of listeners. Here’s our list of the best 7 podcasts about business, growth, marketing and self-improvement every growth person and startup founder should be a regular listener of :
- STAGE ONE START UP W/ GREGG NICLLOS & BRAD MORELY
In this podcast , the entrepreneurs and the founders will get to know that what it really takes to build their first business. Released twice a week, this show covers all the things about startup, entrepreneurship and innovation, with lessons on particular business subjects, marketing trends and how-to guides. Many of their most insightful content is their interviews with successful founders from around the globe. They discuss each unique entrepreneurship journey starting on how the founder started and scaled their businesses. It’s honest, super grounded and full of loads of amazing first-hand advice.
Available on: Apple Podcasts, Sticher & OMNY
2. MASTERS OF SCALE W/ REID HOFFMAN
In this Podcast you will get to know about how CEO’s from iconic businesses such as Nike, Netflix and Starbucks, share stories and strategies on how they managed to grow their fledgeling startups into the global brands we know today. Its also branded as ‘the best startup advice from Silicon Valley & beyond .In almost every episode you will get unconventional theory about businesses scale.
It covers up everything you want in a podcast and many more – its informative, highlights all the honest stories of how huge businesses operated in their starting days and what challenges they have faced during their journey.
Available on: Apple Podcasts, Spotify & mastersofscale.com
3. STARTUP PODCAST BY GIMLET
This Podcast comes under the most popular podcast shows amongst founders and startup teams with way over 10 million downloads to the date and achieving several awards too along the way. Its a documentary series of Gimlet founders Matt Leiber and Alex Blumberg sharing their entrepreneurial life and also highlights the great and healthy talks with the inspiring business leaders.
If you haven’t listened this before but i am pretty sure the name would have sound familiar, and the reason is because the last year the gimlet is acquired by the Spotify in a deal reportedly worth 200m dollars and this was all documented in the podcast.
Available on: gimletmedia.com, Spotify & Apple Podcasts.
4. WOMEN TECH CHARGE W/ DR. ANNE-MARIE
This podcast is basically shows the candid conversations with investors and entrepreneurs featuring many of the UK’s female led, fast growth tech businesses; including borrowmydoggy, Peanut, Century Tech and many more.
Its a evening standard podcast series in which women tech charge, looks at the incredible women in the tech startup world who are revolutionising our lives and businesses through technology.
Available on: The Evening Standard
5. HOW I BUILT THIS W/ GUY RAZ
Another one that I’ve learnt a ton from is that ‘How I built this’ with Guy Raz. He dives into the successes and failures of the innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists from some of the worlds best known companies. A couple of his most popular episodes include; Information in which shows a discussion with Instagram founders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, who happily shares their story about launching a photo-sharing app with a server that get crashed every other hour.
Available on: Apple Podcasts, Stitcher & NPR
6. TECH TALKS WITH HARVEY NASH
In this Podcast, you will get the series of the half hour’ish podcasts discussing the current news which includes tech, current affairs and trends in interviews with many of the World’s tech leaders.
Available on: Google Podcasts, Spotify & Apple Podcasts
7. #FASTFORWARD WITH TECH MANCHESTER.
This Programme is all about that mostly Entrepreneurs wants in which TechManchester have an astonishing podcast that asks the hard questions that tech founders want answering. This amazing Podcast is hosted by programme director, Patricia Keating, #Fastforward features interviews with experts in the industry and covers each an everything you need to know about starting a business. The revitalizing Northern centric show covers each and everything including; branding, marketing, mentoring, funding, investment and recruitment plus this podcast also provides all the tips and advice you’d need to turn big business ideas into reality.
Available on: Soundcloud
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