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KindredCast brings you news, views and insights from the world of media, technology and everything in between. Produced by and curated by Kindred Media and powered by global merchant and investment bank LionTree, the show features in-depth conversations with other industry leaders. You'll get the inside scoop on the dynamics driving media and tech, insights into the future and even some life lessons.

KindredCast brings you news, views and insights from the world of media, technology and everything in between. Produced by and curated by Kindred Media and powered by global merchant and investment bank LionTree, the show features in-depth conversations with other industry leaders. You'll get the inside scoop on the dynamics driving media and tech, insights into the future and even some life lessons.

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KindredCast brings you news, views and insights from the world of media, technology and everything in between. Produced by and curated by Kindred Media and powered by global merchant and investment bank LionTree, the show features in-depth conversations with other industry leaders. You'll get the inside scoop on the dynamics driving media and tech, insights into the future and even some life lessons.

Language:

English


Episodes

Aryeh B. Bourkoff on 3 Things with Ric Elias

8/11/2021
Today, we're bringing you a bonus episode from the '3 Things' podcast, hosted by Ric Elias (Red Ventures). He recently interviewed Aryeh and we thought you'd enjoy the conversation. ---- Aryeh Bourkoff has been called "Media's Hottest Dealmaker." If you don't know him by name, you've definitely seen his work in the news - he's advised multi-billion-dollar media deals with AT&T, Amazon, Verizon, and even Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic. As founder and CEO of LionTree, one of Aryeh's...

Duration:00:31:36

What’s at Stake in the New Space Race, with The Smithsonian’s Ellen Stofan

7/22/2021
Ellen Stofan, the Smithsonian’s Under Secretary for Science and Research, makes a timely appearance on today’s show. With a storied career that includes serving as NASA’s Chief Scientist from 2013-2016, Ellen provides an insider’s perspective on the latest developments around private and public space exploration. As she tells LionTree Executive in Residence Ariel Wengroff, “having multiple planets allows you to test models and...understand the Earth a lot better” - a clear advantage in the...

Duration:00:36:13

Waking a Sleeping Giant: Disney Veteran Ben Sherwood Sets His Sights on Youth Sports with MOJO

7/5/2021
Today, Ben Sherwood, the Founder and CEO of the youth sports focused start-up Mojo, sits for a conversation with LionTree's co-head of Growth and resident sports nut, Alex Michael. Ben brings a diverse resume to his latest company. From 2014-2019 he served as co-chair of Disney Media Networks and President of the Disney ABC television group. In addition to writing the New York Times best-seller "The Survivors Club," Ben and his sister Elizabeth were the first brother-sister pair to ever be...

Duration:00:47:10

Funding the Next Generation of Female Founders with Susan Lyne of BBG Ventures

6/21/2021
On today's show, BBG Ventures co-Founder and Managing Partner Susan Lyne speaks with LionTree & Kindred Media Executive in Residence Ariel Wengroff. BBGV is one of the most active investors in female-founded companies in the US. Susan's wealth of experience in the media and e-commerce space - which spans legendary New York City alt weekly the Village Voice through pioneering roles with Gilt Groupe, AOL and ABC Entertainment - has given her a unique perspective on which businesses and...

Duration:00:39:45

Punchbowl News: The Making of a Modern Media Brand

6/7/2021
Today, LionTree and Kindred Media Founder and CEO Aryeh B. Bourkoff is joined by Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman, two of the co-Founders of the recently launched political media brand Punchbowl News. Anna and Jake were co-authors of the must-read Politico Playbook before leaving to launch the business at the beginning of this year. Tune in to hear about their accidentally auspicious timing, the challenges of starting and staffing up during a pandemic and the focus on non-partisan facts and...

Duration:00:47:55

Bonus: The Vaizey View with Aryeh B. Bourkoff and UN Special Climate Envoy Mark Carney

5/30/2021
Today, a bonus episode. LionTree and Kindred Media CEO and Founder Aryeh B. Bourkoff recently joined "The Vaizey View" host (and LionTree Executive In Residence) Lord Ed Vaizey for a crucial conversation with Mark Carney, who serves as the UN's Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance. In a far-ranging discourse, the trio discusses the financial and technical ramifications of achieving net zero, and the work that must go into it. Mark's just-released new book, "Value(s): Building a...

Duration:00:49:24

Earn Every Transaction with Klarna CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski

4/30/2021
Take a deep dive into Swedish FinTech unicorn Klarna, as the company’s CEO and Co-Founder Sebastian Siemiatkowski sits with LionTree and Kindred Media Founder and CEO Aryeh Bourkoff to discuss their success. Klarna's 'buy now, pay later' model - bolstered by an ad in the big game - has seen massive growth during the pandemic, and they are laser focused on providing value to consumers across the globe. Sebastian shares fascinating insights about leadership, and even tells Aryeh about the time...

Duration:00:42:23

Dr. John Malone Joins Us For Our 100th Episode

2/26/2021
On the occasion of our 100th episode, we present the sort of conversation you can only hear on KindredCast. Dr. John Malone, the legendary businessman, philanthropist and conservationist, who serves as Chairman of Liberty Media, Liberty Broadband, and Liberty Global, sits down with LionTree Founder and CEO Aryeh Bourkoff for a comprehensive discussion. The “cable cowboy” reflects back on an incredible career that has shaped the content and cable industries on a global scale. Dr. Malone...

Duration:01:04:58

Barry Diller In His Own Words

1/29/2021
Today, an episode long in the making: Barry Diller, Senior Executive and Chairman of IAC and Expedia, catches up with LionTree and Kindred Media Founder and CEO Aryeh B. Bourkoff. Their conversation touches on everything from the shifting political landscape and tech platform regulation to IAC’s resiliency throughout the pandemic. Listen until the end to hear his frank assessment of several of his well-known business peers, too. Find and rate KindredCast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you...

Duration:00:44:38

The Reboot with Aryeh Bourkoff and Ariel Wengroff

1/15/2021
On today’s show, a different kind of conversation. LionTree & Kindred Media Founder & CEO Aryeh B. Bourkoff sits with LionTree Executive in Residence Ariel Wengroff for a fascinating dialogue that veers from Aryeh’s personal history and early career to his viewpoints on social media’s growing pains, philanthropy and the opportunities that face our country in this moment of transition. Find and rate KindredCast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on...

Duration:00:53:33

The 2021 Outlook

1/5/2021
In what has become an annual feature, LionTree & Kindred Media Founder & CEO Aryeh B. Bourkoff and LionTree public markets lead Leslie Mallon discuss their expectations for the new year, reflecting on the insights from Aryeh’s year-end letter, which you can read here (https://www.liontree.com/yearendletter). Tune in to hear them discuss what’s on the horizon for a variety of sectors and why Aryeh predicts that the “bull recession” – as he calls it - of 2020 will lead to a renewed, even...

Duration:00:50:18

The Changing Face of the Art Market with Josh Baer and Jackie Reses

10/27/2020
Today’s show is a deep dive into art collecting. Joining LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff is Josh Baer - the art advisor whose Baer Faxt newsletter and recently launched “No Reserve” YouTube channel feature art market perspectives - and finance executive Jackie Reses, who has served as Square Capital and Square Financial Services lead executive for six years. Jackie, a burgeoning art collector, Josh and Aryeh discuss the state of the art market, the impact that COVID-19 has had on it and the...

Duration:00:49:43

A New Vision For Sports Leagues with Athletes Unlimited CEO Jon Patricof

10/20/2020
On today’s show, Jon Patricof, CEO and Co-Founder of Athletes Unlimited, speaks with LionTree’s Alex Michael about his young company’s success to date. Athletes Unlimited is a new take on the sports league, enabling elite competitors from underrepresented sports such as women’s softball and volleyball to compete more directly. The players also have long-term equity participation and direct oversight of league governance. And though their single-location model pre-dated COVID, it certainly...

Duration:00:35:58

FinTech’s Pandemic Pivot with Cross River CEO Gilles Gade

10/6/2020
LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff hosts Cross River Bank Founder and CEO Gilles Gade for a discussion about banking’s FinTech-powered evolution, as well as their central role in bolstering businesses throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Tune in to hear how Gade’s company, dubbed a “mitzvah-minded unicorn” by TechCrunch, has become the preeminent banking partner for companies like Affirm, Circle, Best Egg, Coinbase, Rocket Loans, Stripe, Upstart and Transferwise. Find and rate KindredCast on Apple...

Duration:00:54:34

Bonus: Disrupting The Monopoly of Government with Tony Blair

9/27/2020
Tune in for a special episode of the Kindred Media podcast "The Vaizey View," hosted by Lord Ed Vaizey, as he is joined by LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff and former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair. The trio discusses the transformational impact of technology on that stodgiest of legacy institutions, government. In the full episode of "The Vaizey View" Ed has a one-on-one conversation with Chris Yiu, who is the Executive Director of the Technology and Public Policy team at the Tony Blair Institute...

Duration:00:25:59

Content’s Transformation With Verizon Media CEO Guru Gowrappan

8/4/2020
In the latest installment of LionTree Live, Verizon Media CEO Guru Gowrappan – whose top tier properties include Yahoo, HuffPo, TechCrunch and AOL among others – discusses the rapidly changing digital content and advertising space. As he tells LionTree’s public markets lead Leslie Mallon, Verizon Media, with a combined reach of over 900 million users monthly, is seeing new opportunities around ad tech, commerce, sports betting and omnichannel marketing – a positive sign for 2021 and...

Duration:00:51:58

Whoop CEO Will Ahmed on Optimizing Performance and Detecting COVID-19

7/29/2020
Having raised north of $100 Million, Boston-based Whoop, a next generation wearables company, is quickly becoming the preferred optimization system for high caliber athletes and wellness advocates everywhere. And, as Founder and CEO Will Ahmed tells LionTree’s Alex Michael, the Whoop ecosystem is proving to be a reliable indicator of potential coronavirus infection. Find and rate KindredCast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram...

Duration:00:28:44

Moving Beyond Life In Limbo with Aryeh B. Bourkoff

7/16/2020
In a candid interview, LionTree CEO Aryeh B. Bourkoff surveys our current situation, considers what sort of leadership our moment demands and analyzes how Wall Street, Main Street and the people in the street are converging to create a new reality. Find and rate KindredCast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show on SiriusXM Business Radio, channel 132. And you can find all of Kindred...

Duration:00:40:09

Bonus: Debut of Kinsider from Kindred Media

7/15/2020
Welcome to Kinsider, a new weekly podcast that dives into the biggest themes in media & tech with insights from the people inside the deals. Our first episode dives into recent m&a from major media companies in the podcast space. With players like Spotify, iHeartMedia, SiriusXM and more investing heavily, what does it mean for the audio wars? Be sure to search & subscribe to Kinsider so you never miss an episode. (https://link.chtbl.com/Kinsider) See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:08:36

Finding The Heart In The Next Wave of Business with Forerunner’s Kirsten Green

6/30/2020
Tune in for an in-depth conversation between Forerunner Ventures Founder and Managing Director Kirsten Green and LionTree Executive in Residence Ariel Wengroff. Named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People and a Top 20 Venture Capitalist by the New York Times, Kirsten has invested in more than 80 companies and serves on the board of Forerunner portfolio companies Dollar Shave Club and Bonobos. She tells Ariel how our global reset is impacting her investment philosophy and the business...

Duration:00:41:08