Entrepreneurs and business leaders have turned to podcasts as a great source of inspiration and education. But with more business podcasts launching into the iTunes store to meet the growing demand, it’s getting harder and harder to find the best podcasts for entrepreneurs.
This list of the best podcasts for entrepreneurs is full of people who have walked through the early days of starting up, made it through to the other side, and are willing to guide the rest of us to the promised land.
So pull out your iPhone, open your podcast app of choice, and get ready to tap “Subscribe” 16 times…
Mixergy – Startup Stories with 1000+ entrepreneurs and businesses
By Andrew Warner
About Podcast: In over 1,000 interviews, Andrew Warner asks uncomfortable questions to dig deep into the success and failures of the most successful business founders and thought leaders. The ideas and stories are so powerful that hearing them will change you. If you are an ambitious entrepreneur crafting your next upstart or startup, there are no greater “street smarts” education than Mixergy.
Periodic Effects Podcast
By Wayne Schwind, CEO & Founder of Periodic Edibles
About Podcast: The Periodic Effects Podcast focuses on the Business and Science of Cannabis. This podcast takes a deeper look at the stories behind cannabis business owners, founders, and executives. We discuss how they entered the industry, past experience, their value proposition and insights on how they see the industry evolving.
The Twenty Minute VC
By Harry Stebbings
About Podcast: The Twenty Minute VC is a twice-weekly business podcast where Harry interviews today’s most successful and inspiring venture capitalists, delving inside the funding game all in an easily digestible twenty minutes.
By Dan Humiston
About Podcast: MJBulls podcast features MJ entrepreneur’s pitching their company’s investment offering to MJ investors to raise capital to grow their businesses and investors who are funding MJ companies.
By Matt Hunkler
About Podcast: The Untold Stories of Innovation, Leadership, and SaaS Beyond Silicon Valley episodes free, on demand. Powderkeg shares Startup Stories for High-Growth Business Leaders with Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Top Talent Beyond Silicon Valley.
Budding Industry Podcast
By Gabe and Dave
About Podcast: With the birth of any new industry comes great opportunity, great risk, and undoubtedly some pretty incredible stories. The Budding Industry podcast was born out of a desire to tell these stories of Cannabis Capitalists, industry pioneers, and founders blazing their own path.
Maria & Jane Podcast
By Jacqueline Carly
About Podcast: Maria & Jane is a media company dedicated to inspire and inform women in (or interested in) the rapidly growing cannabis business landscape.
Ambitious Entrepreneur with AnneMarie
By AnneMarie Cross
About Podcast: Are you struggling to stand out in a crowded marketplace, get more clients, and turning a prospect into a customer – a customer who pays you what you’re worth? Building the business of your dreams, doing what you love does NOT have to be hard, frustrating and exhausting IF you know the RIGHT steps!
Annemarie and her guests will show you how to navigate and stand out in a rapidly changing and competitive marketplace so YOU become THE influential voice in your field.
By Sirita Wright, Kali Wilder, and Safon Floyd
About Podcast: EstroHaze is a media company and community which highlights the business and lifestyles of multicultural women in cannabis. The podcast provides edutainment featuring the NEW face of cannabis: ambitious, free, and focused!
Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
By Standford ECorner
About Podcast: Each week, experienced entrepreneurs and innovators come to Stanford University to candidly share lessons they’ve learned while developing, launching and scaling disruptive ideas. The Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series is produced by Stanford eCorner during fall, winter and spring quarters. ETL is supported by the venture capital firm DFJ.
As Told By Nomads
By Tayo Rockson
About Podcast: As Told By Nomads features interviews with global nomads, Third Culture Kids, and entrepreneurs discussing what it takes to be global leaders.
Investing In Cannabis
By Brandon David
About Podcast: Investing in Cannabis tells the stories of the founders and investors in the fastest growing industry in the United States, cannabis.
How I Built This with Guy Raz
By Guy Raz
About Podcast: If you’re looking for inspiring (and enlightening) founder stories, you need to check out How I Built This. In their own words, it’s a show about “innovators, entrepreneurs, idealists and the stories behind the movements they built.”
By Matthew Kind
About Podcast: Matthew Kind from the website CannaInsider provides weekly interviews with the leading voices of the rapidly growing Cannabis, Marijuana Industry. Listen in and learn as visionaries discuss the trends and technology that are shaping the industry. Each week you’ll learn about; what is going on in The Marijuana Industry, what states are legalizing and when, what jobs are being created by both recreational and Medical Marijuana (MMJ) legalization, ways to invest in cannabis businesses, and fun and safe ways to partake in Marijuana Tourism.
By Rocketship LLC
About Podcast: Essential listening for entrepreneurs, product managers and anyone working in tech today. They break down the concepts you need to know, from Product Management to Growth, Sales to Funding, each episode they will bring you stories that will inspire and insights that will change the way you think about product and business.
By Cody Chase and Brettski
About Podcast: Startup Stoners is comprised of Cody Chase & Brettski. Two twenty-something cannabis entrepreneurs with big dreams, bigger ideas, and even bigger personalities. Listening to Startup Stoners will have you find inspiration, learn insights about the cannabis industry, hear behind-the-scenes details about what it’s like to start your own business, talks about cannabis, and of course, a bunch of interesting bullsh*t.
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