Podcast, Startup Stories, Traction Podcast

How Location-Based Startups Gain Traction City-by-City [Traction #16]

Despite heroic efforts that pay off in one city, a location-based startup practically hits the reset button when they enter new markets. In this episode, Justin Robinson, co-founder of mobile startup and liquor delivery app Drizly, talks about some of the ridiculously non-scalable things they had to do just to get their business off the ground in the […]


Podcast, Product & Design, Startup Stories, Traction Podcast

What Is Data Science, Really? Peering Into the Future with Hilary Mason [Traction #15]

What is data science? Hilary Mason is among the very best in the world in answering that question in ways that others understand. That’s because, according to Hilary, one of the three main areas of expertise all great data scientists must possess is the ability to communicate to those who aren’t as mathematically minded.


Podcast, Product & Design, Traction Podcast

How Hardware Startups Gain Initial Traction [Episode #14: Ben Einstein]

The NextView podcast Traction explores the clever, creative, and atypical things entrepreneurs do to make initial progress against the odds. If startups should do things that “don’t scale,” then this podcast asks a simple question: What ARE those things? Past episodes include stories from founders of LinkedIn, DraftKings, General Assembly, Mattermark, Duck Duck Go, InsightSquared, and […]