3 Podcasts That Every Entrepreneur Should Listen To

In the early twentieth century, radio dominated the media. Families around the world huddled around crackling analog radio sets. The radio was more than the news; there were exhilarating weekly shows and debates of global influence broadcast on these amateur machines. Today, radio is coming back, albeit in quite a different form. Podcasts are a fantastic way to connect with your community, inspire curiosity, and deepen your education in specific fields.


If you’re an entrepreneur, seeking knowledge is core to your lifestyle. Here are three podcasts you ought to add to your playlist.


  1. The  #AskGaryVee Show

If you’re constantly aspiring toward a closer sense of self-awareness in order to understand how to make your business thrive, check out anything by Gary Vaynerchuk. He has a knack for balancing value with pure entertainment. He covers everything from business management digital marketing strategies, to what it means to be a leader. In a recent episode, he asked questions such as; How does a startup know when to add staff? What positions are most critical to line up first? What’s important in a pitch? What does an investor need to see to invest in a startup, beyond the ideas? Most important of all, he’s passionate and charismatic.


2. Foundr Magazine/Podcast with Nathan Chan

Nathan is another charismatic voice. Foundr represents the brightest young entrepreneurs; it started as a digital magazine for young entrepreneurs by young entrepreneurs; delivering content for the community itself. Not only is Nathan a fantastic representative of this community, he is well-connected. He often invites industry favorites to his show; Gary Vaynerchuk, Tony Robbins, and Richard Branson to name a few. Lately, Nathan has been focused on the increasingly influential realm of Instagram marketing.


3. Startup

If you’re constantly thirsting for more insight on how startups thrive, then the folks at Gimlet Media have started a great series for you. In the spirit of NPR’s Serial, this podcast gets listeners hooked to the story of one business’s journey in the startup world. In Season 1, Alex Blumberg told the story of launching Gimlet Media into the podcast universe. Season 2 focuses on the Y Combinator-incubated group matchmaking startup Dating Ring, showcasing the challenges and competition of today’s dating world.