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Every week, we sit down with an elite performer — from iconic founders to world-renown investors and bestselling authors — to decode the ideas, frameworks, and strategies that took them to the top of their field. Start learning from the world’s best minds with Outlier Academy. Join us at OutlierAcademy.com.

Every week, we sit down with an elite performer — from iconic founders to world-renown investors and bestselling authors — to decode the ideas, frameworks, and strategies that took them to the top of their field. Start learning from the world’s best minds with Outlier Academy. Join us at OutlierAcademy.com.

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Every week, we sit down with an elite performer — from iconic founders to world-renown investors and bestselling authors — to decode the ideas, frameworks, and strategies that took them to the top of their field. Start learning from the world’s best minds with Outlier Academy. Join us at OutlierAcademy.com.

Language:

English


Episodes

20 Minute Playbook: Gokul Rajaram – Prolific Angel Investor and Product and Business Helper at DoorDash

5/13/2022
“I always believe the hierarchy of anyone, any individual should be health, then family, then work. Why not family before health? Because if you're not healthy, you become a burden to your family and you can't help them. So, your health is actually very, very important.” – Gokul Rajaram Gokul Rajaram (@gokulr) is an angel investor and Product and Business Helper at DoorDash. He started his career as a Technical Lead at Juno, and has since led product development at Google, Facebook, and...

Duration:00:20:26

Trailer: Playbook of Prolific Angel Investor Gokul Rajaram

5/12/2022
Listen to a trailer for our next Playbook episode featuring prolific angel investor Gokul Rajaram. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:55

Investor Spotlight: Driehaus Capital – Investing in Emerging Markets and The Great Pendulum Shift with Howie Schwab, Lead Portfolio Manager for Emerging Markets Growth

5/11/2022
“I think it's true everywhere, but data shows it's particularly true in emerging markets, which is that the persistence of risk is generally higher than the persistence of return.” – Howie Schwab Howie Schwab is the lead portfolio manager for the Emerging Markets Growth strategy at Driehaus Capital. He is also a portfolio manager for the Emerging Markets Small Cap Equity and Emerging Markets Opportunities strategies, and he has also served as co-portfolio manager for the Driehaus...

Duration:01:12:08

Trailer: Investor Spotlight of Driehaus Capital with Howie Schwab

5/10/2022
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Duration:00:05:21

20 Minute Playbook: Andrew Jamison – CEO and Co-Founder of Extend

5/6/2022
“It's about trust in the people—because you run through walls for people, you don't run through walls for a company. And so if we create the right culture around the right people, we will continue to grow.” – Andrew Jamison Andrew Jamison is CEO and Co-Founder of Extend, a virtual credit card platform. Prior to founding Extend, Andrew managed all B2B payments solutions, including virtual card platforms and products at American Express. Before that, he spent 10 years as an SAP consultant....

Duration:00:24:56

Trailer: 20 Minute Playbook with Andrew Jamison of Extend

5/5/2022
Listen to a trailer for our next Playbook episode featuring Andrew Jamison of Extend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:04:17

Investor Spotlight: Gokul Rajaram – The Prolific Angel Investor on Speed, Small Teams, Product Management, and Decision Making

5/4/2022
“The best product leaders coach people across the company, not just in their team, and help develop them into the future leaders of the company.” – Gokul Rajaram Gokul Rajaram (@gokulr) is an angel investor and Product and Business Helper at DoorDash. He started his career as a Technical Lead at Juno, and has since led product development at Google, Facebook, and Square. He is an investor and advisor in many companies, and is an active member of several Boards, including Coinbase, Pinterest,...

Duration:01:03:50

Trailer: Spotlight of Prolific Angel Investor Gokul Rajaram

5/3/2022
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Duration:00:03:46

Best of Outlier Academy 20 Minute Playbook: Vivek Sodera of Superhuman

4/29/2022
“I'm a big believer that a startup, at the end of the day, is a series of experiments to unlock some type of learning or user psychology.” – Vivek Sodera Vivek Sodera (@vsodera) is Co-Founder of Superhuman, a platform striving to be the fastest email experience in the world. He is also an investor, with a portfolio of companies including Framework, UtilizeCore, Rewatch, Bunches, and Playbook. He previously co-founded Airseed and LiveRamp, though he started his career in nuclear engineering....

Duration:00:27:27

Best of Outlier Academy Investor Spotlight: Pantera Capital – Building a $6B Hedge Fund in Crypto with Joey Krug

4/27/2022
“When you're investing and you have a position that you think you have conviction in, where you think it's very high odds that you're right, take a big swing at it.” – Joey Krug Joey Krug (@joeykrug) is Co-CIO at Pantera Capital, a crypto-focused asset management firm. He is Cofounder of Augur, a global betting platform, and Cofounder of Eco, a personal finance app utilizing USDC. Joey is also an advisor at 0x and Numerai. Show notes with links, quotes, and a transcript of the episode:...

Duration:00:52:34

20 Minute Playbook: Alex Rubalcava – Partner at Stage Venture Partners

4/22/2022
“No one in the world has an urgent problem that will get solved by investing in some random guy's venture capital fund.” – Alex Rubalcava Alex Rubalcava (@AlexRubalcava) is Partner of Stage Venture Partners, a pre-Seed and Seed stage venture capital firm that invests in emerging software technology for business-to-business markets. He began his VC career as an analyst at Anthem Venture Partners in 2002, and he as served on the boards of numerous Stage VP companies, including Balto,...

Duration:00:23:54

Trailer: Playbook of with Alex Rubalcava of Stage Venture Partners

4/21/2022
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Duration:00:01:32

Founder Spotlight: Extend – The Power of Virtual Cards with Andrew Jamison, Cofounder and CEO

4/20/2022
“Nothing good really happens with cash.” – Andrew Jamison Andrew Jamison is CEO and Co-Founder of Extend, a virtual credit card platform. Prior to founding Extend, Andrew managed all B2B payments solutions, including virtual card platforms and products at American Express. Before that, he spent 10 years as an SAP consultant. Show notes with links, quotes, and a transcript of the episode: https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/extend-power-of-virtual-cards-andrew-jamison-spotlight-show-notes...

Duration:01:01:19

Trailer: Spotlight of Extend with Andrew Jamison

4/19/2022
Listen to a trailer for our next Spotlight episode featuring Extend with Andrew Jamison. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:04:14

20 Minute Playbook: Eric Markowitz – Director of Research at Worm Capital

4/15/2022
“Conviction is great. Opinions are really bad, because opinions will really screw you up.” – Eric Markowitz Eric Markowitz (@EricMarkowitz) is Director of Research of Worm Capital, an investment firm focused on technology innovation and disruption. He worked as an award-winning investigative business journalist with bylines in Inc., The New Yorker, and Newsweek magazine before joining Worm Capital in 2016. Show notes with links, quotes, and a transcript of the episode:...

Duration:00:29:52

Trailer: Playbook of with Eric Markowitz of Worm Capital

4/14/2022
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Duration:00:01:42

Investor Spotlight: Stage Venture Partners – Investing Where Others Aren’t Looking with Alex Rubalcava

4/13/2022
“To me, the three questions that matter when evaluating a management team are, can you ship? Can you sell? And can you hire?” – Alex Rubalcava Alex Rubalcava (@AlexRubalcava) is Partner of Stage Venture Partners, a pre-Seed and Seed stage venture capital firm that invests in emerging software technology for business-to-business markets. He began his VC career as an analyst at Anthem Venture Partners in 2002, and he as served on the boards of numerous Stage VP companies, including Balto,...

Duration:01:04:10

Trailer: Investor Spotlight on Stage Venture Partners with Alex Rubalcava

4/12/2022
Listen to the trailer for our next Investor Spotlight episode featuring Stage Venture Partners with Alex Rubalcava. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:32

20 Minute Playbook: Ben Boyer – Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of R-Zero

4/8/2022
“I don't think you can over-network. I think it is very much a club, and that's good and bad, but there's a lot of flow of information that happens amongst friends. And so to the extent you can build a network of people to share information, I think you're at an advantage to others.” – Ben Boyer Ben Boyer is Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of R-Zero, which designs hospital-grade disinfection solutions utilizing UV-C light. Ben is also Managing Director at Tenaya Capital, a leading...

Duration:00:28:20

Trailer: Playbook of with Ben Boyer of R-Zero

4/7/2022
Listen to a trailer for our next Playbook episode featuring Ben Boyer of R-Zero. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:07