Kevin Rose and Instagram founder Kevin Systrom sit down to chat about Systrom’s growing up with computers, his time spent at Stanford, and landing an internship at a startup destined to be worth billions. This ultimately led to launching his own startup which is now 15 million users strong and one of the fastest growing [...]
Kevin sits down with Tim Ferriss, author of the New York Times best-selling books “The 4-Hour Workweek” and “The 4-Hour Body” for a chat about his life growing up, and the challenges of writing a book. Plus, he gives Kevin a few details about his upcoming book, “The 4-Hour Chef“.
This week Kevin Rose sits down with Carsonified founder, Ryan Carson, to chat about the benefits and challenges of creating and organizing tech conferences, how to approach building new web products and more. Ryan also talks about his new company Treehouse, which aims to revolutionize technical education, and the way programming languages are taught with affordable online [...]
Kevin sits down with John Ham, Co-founder and CEO of the popular live-streaming service Ustream. They talk about John’s time in the US Army, and how that sparked the inspiration for Ustream. They also delve into the challenges in scaling for live video, how to build a core team of employees, how to go about the [...]
This week on Foundation, Kevin sits down with TaskRabbit founder Leah Busque. Leah stepped away from a dream-job at IBM to start her own business. Kevin and Leah talk about what it’s like to start to structure a business around a great idea, how to get started in multiple markets, finding executive talent and more!
Kevin sits down with John Borthwick, Founder & CEO of Betaworks, the “company of companies” behind such properties as Bit.ly,Chartbeat, Tweetdeck and many more. Kevin and John chat about the early days of the internet, the challenges of creating products for mobile platforms, how to pitch investors, what to do and what not to do in the initial stages [...]
This time on Foundation Kevin sits down with Dennis Crowley, founder and CEO of Foursquare. Dennis chats about how he got into technology, how Foursquare got started, how to approach building your own start-up and much more!
Welcome to Foundation New York! This week Kevin sits down with Fab.com founder and CEO Jason Goldberg for a chat about what it is like to go from working in the White House to running one of the hottest new design sales websites on the web.
In this episode of Foundation, Kevin Rose sits down again with Philip Rosedale, founder of the online virtual reality world SecondLife, to find out how his new startup Coffee & Power is coming along. Philip was a guest on Foundation way back in Episode 3, and back then Coffee & Power was still very much [...]
In this episode of Foundation, Kevin Rose sits down for a conversation with the incredibly accomplished entrepreneur, company advisor, venture investor, and private equity principal Chris Sacca. Not only is Sacca a smart businessman and a true visionary, but his wit, charm, and humor make this an informative and fun interview that you can’t miss. [...]