Square rebrands, Spotify Wrapped’s genius, $GRAB debut + Founders of Fathom, Deft & Krepling

In this most recent episode of This Week in Startups, fellow Fordham alum Jason Calcanis talks about some of the movers and shakers in the startup world.

Time stamps:

  • 00:00 Jason intros the show, news & lessons from founders
  • 02:11 Square changes it’s name to Block
  • 10:01 Lemon.io – Get 15% off your first 4 weeks of developer time at https://Lemon.io/twist
  • 11:13 Digging deeper into Block’s business
  • 13:15 Breaking down Spotify Wrapped
  • 16:41 Grab (the Uber of SE Asia) goes public
  • 20:03 Marketerhire – Get $500 off your first hire at https://MarketerHire.com/twist
  • 21:33 Learning from Launch Accelerator Founders
  • 23:03 Paul Bloch of Fathom, an AI-enabled podcast search
  • 31:18 Dataiku – Create transparent, repeatable, and scalable AI and analytics programs.
  • Visit https://dataiku.com to learn more.
  • 32:22 More from Paul about improving podcast discovery
  • 41:58 Zach Hudson of Deft, a E-commerce search engine
  • 54:19 Liam Gerada of Krepling, a no-code e-commerce platform
  • 01:02:40 Founder Roundtable


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