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Essential listening for entrepreneurs, product managers and anyone working in tech today. We break down the concepts you need to know, from Product Management to Growth, Sales to Funding, we'll bring you stories that will inspire and insights that will change the way you think about product and business. Rocketship.fm, produced in partnership with Product Collective, inspires hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs, developers, marketers, product people, and designers each month. Join us as we dive into everything from product management to growth, culture to sales and everything in between. Rocketship.fm has been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, Inc, Entrepreneur and many more business publications as a top business podcast year after year.

Essential listening for entrepreneurs, product managers and anyone working in tech today. We break down the concepts you need to know, from Product Management to Growth, Sales to Funding, we'll bring you stories that will inspire and insights that will change the way you think about product and business. Rocketship.fm, produced in partnership with Product Collective, inspires hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs, developers, marketers, product people, and designers each month. Join us as we dive into everything from product management to growth, culture to sales and everything in between. Rocketship.fm has been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, Inc, Entrepreneur and many more business publications as a top business podcast year after year.

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Essential listening for entrepreneurs, product managers and anyone working in tech today. We break down the concepts you need to know, from Product Management to Growth, Sales to Funding, we'll bring you stories that will inspire and insights that will change the way you think about product and business. Rocketship.fm, produced in partnership with Product Collective, inspires hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs, developers, marketers, product people, and designers each month. Join us as we dive into everything from product management to growth, culture to sales and everything in between. Rocketship.fm has been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, Inc, Entrepreneur and many more business publications as a top business podcast year after year.

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English


Episodes

Season 10 Trailer: Workplace Confessionals

1/19/2021
In Season 10 of Rocketship.fm, we’re turning the microphone on you - thats right. We’re making this entire season about your workplace confessions. Season 10 of Rocketship.fm is set to launch on February 11th. The new season will focus around workplace confessions. We all have that workplace story that's so hard to believe we're nervous to tell it in public. Sometimes we're not sure if this is normal behavior or if we're the crazy ones for thinking it's not. In Season 10 of Rocketship.fm,...

Duration:00:01:12

Product Journeys: Cyberpunk 2077

1/14/2021
Cyberpunk 2077 is a 2020 action role-playing video game developed and published by CD Projekt Red. The story takes place in Night City, an open world set in the Cyberpunk universe. Players assume the first-person perspective of a customizable mercenary known as V, who can acquire skills in hacking and machinery with options for melee and ranged combat. First introduced in 2012 and touting it's ability to be the leading RPG game, Cyberpunk 2077 built a huge cult following which was magnified...

Duration:00:33:22

Mental Models for Product Leaders

1/7/2021
Mental models are simple expressions of complex processes or relationships. These models are accumulated over time by an individual and used to make faster and better decisions. Today to explore Mental Models for Product Leadership and how to use them with your team every day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:13

Mental Models for Product Managers

12/31/2020
A mental model is any concept that helps explain, analyze, or navigate the world. As product managers, our mental models drive our decision-making, the way we communicate and collaborate with others, and how we prioritize. Today we explore some essential mental models for Product Managers. From opportunity cost to confirmation bias to Semmelweis reflex and even key failure. There are countless mental models that are essential for Product Managers to understand. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:29:48

Charlie Munger's Mental Models

12/24/2020
Mental models are how we understand the world. Not only do they shape what we think and how we understand but they shape the connections and opportunities that we see. Mental models are how we simplify complexity, why we consider some things more relevant than others, and how we reason. A mental model is simply a representation of how something works. We cannot keep all of the details of the world in our brains, so we use models to simplify the complex into understandable and organizable...

Duration:00:23:57

Product Journeys: BioNTech (Covid-19 Vaccine)

12/17/2020
The fastest vaccine ever developed was the mumps vaccine and that took four years, from collecting viral samples to licensing the drug in 1967. This year, we watched as BioNTech, in partnership with Pfizer, developed the Covid-19 vaccine is under 11 months. Today we tell the story of how this revolutionary technology and partnership allowed for such rapid development at a time when the world needed it most. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:20

Product Journeys: Nintendo

12/10/2020
The history of Nintendo traces back to 1889, when it was founded to produce handmade hanafuda. Nintendo Co., Ltd. (任天堂株式会社, Nintendō kabushikigaisha) is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics company headquartered in Kyoto, Japan. It eventually became one of the most prominent figures in today's video game industry, being the world's largest video game company by revenue. Today we explore their 130 year history from making handmade playing cards to one of the largest video game...

Duration:00:21:50

Product Journeys: Zappos

12/3/2020
Zappos was founded in 1999 by Nick Swinmurn who launched the company with Tony Hsieh and Alfred Lin who invested $2 million through their investment firm Venture Frogs. The company was officially launched online in 1999 as "ShoeSite.com." In July 1999, the company's name was changed from ShoeSite to Zappos after "zapatos," the Spanish word meaning "shoes." In 2000, Venture Frogs invested in the business and Zappos moved into their office space. In 2001, Hsieh came on board as co-CEO with...

Duration:00:31:30

Product Failures: eBay

11/26/2020
In the early 2000's eBay was in direct competition with Amazon but they had very different methodologies when approaching the market. Today we dive into some of the mistakes eBay made in this time where they caught themselves focusing on the wrong metrics and ultimately the wrong side of the market. These mistakes ultimately led to the huge differences in the trajectory of where these companies are today. We talk with Ben Foster, the CPO at GoCanvas, about his time at eBay from 2001-2005...

Duration:00:23:03

Product Journeys: Youtube

11/19/2020
When it was launched in 2005, according to co-founder Steve Chen, Youtube was designed as a way for people to upload videos of themselves talking about the partner of their dreams. Co-founder Jawed Karim also talked about YouTube’s romantic origins. “We even had a slogan for it: Tune in, Hook up.” Despite offering to pay women $20 to upload videos of themselves to YouTube, nobody came forward, forcing Chen, Karim and co-founder Chad Hurley to adopt a different strategy. Today we explore the...

Duration:00:32:04

Product Journeys: Airbnb

11/12/2020
Long before Airbnb persuaded strangers to sleep in one another's homes and became a $31 billion company, it was just an idea to earn a bit of extra money to make rent. After their first guests, Airbnb's founders realized they were on to something bigger than a stopgap for rent. They faced rejection plenty of times — and created their own version of Obama O's cereal — but the three founders of Airbnb have built a big business in the past nine years. Here's how they turned their idea to rent...

Duration:00:31:46

Product Journeys: Stark

11/5/2020
Stark, a New York-based startup that lets designers others building with design software run their files through an integrated tool that checks it and provides color edits and other suggestions to help them meet guidelines for people who see less well, has picked up $1.5 million. Stark plans to use the funding to continue building integrations into commonly-used design apps and create integrations for developers (where it will read and provide guidance on code: next up is a Github...

Duration:00:29:23

Product Journeys: SEMrush

10/29/2020
Back in 2008, SEMrush started as a small group of SEO and IT specialists united by one mission — to make online competition fair and transparent, with equal opportunities for everyone. In 12 years, they've grown into one of the world's leading competitive research service for online marketing. Today we tell the story of that journey. This podcast is brought to you by: Digital Ocean is a cloud provider that makes it easy for entrepreneurs and startups to deploy and scale web applications with...

Duration:00:23:46

The 10 Dysfunctions of Product Management

10/22/2020
Rapid iteration, A/B testing, and growth hacking—these buzzwords have everyone’s attention in product management today. But while they dominate the current discussion, something even more significant has been lost in their limelight: long-term value creation for the customer. Product advisors Rajesh Nerlikar and Ben Foster believe that consistently delivering meaningful outcomes requires a deep understanding of your customer’s definition of success. Combine a bold customer-centric vision...

Duration:00:32:26

Product Journeys: Stripe

10/15/2020
Millions of businesses of all sizes—from startups to large enterprises—use Stripe’s software and APIs to accept payments, send payouts, and manage their businesses online. Today we explore, how their founders, Patrick and John Collison started from humble beginnings in County Tipperary, Ireland to becoming the worlds youngest self-made billionaires. This podcast is brought to you by: Digital Ocean is a cloud provider that makes it easy for entrepreneurs and startups to deploy and scale web...

Duration:00:29:13

Introducing: The Teamistry podcast by Atlassian

10/13/2020
In the aftermath of World War II, Japan must rebuild its economy. Certain products become vital exports in the revitalization effort, including the wristwatch. Seiko leaps to the forefront of the recovery, but there's a problem: their watches aren't good. The company decides to bring R&D in-house to take advantage of constructive competition between its factories, and winds up going from industry failure to time-honored player on the world stage. Checkout more from Atlassian's Teamistry...

Duration:00:33:58

Product Journeys: Flow

10/8/2020
Flow was launched in 2012 as a side-project from Andrew Wilkinson's creative agency Metalab, who work with companies such as Uber, Slack and Coinbase, in order to improve their own internal productivity. They faced a huge challenger in Asana who launched just after them after raising $28 million dollars. Asana may have out spent them on marketing, but Flow stayed one stop ahead in terms of product and design for the first five years or so. Most recently, after downsizing the company, they...

Duration:00:35:22

Product Journeys: Gimlet Media

10/1/2020
From his first awkward pitch to investor Chris Sacca, to their acquisition by Spotify, Alex Blumburg has built one of the most influential companies working in Podcasts today. The company was founded in 2014 by Alex Blumberg and Matthew Lieber, who serve as the company's CEO and president respectively. In February 2019, Spotify announced it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Gimlet for $230 million. This podcast is brought to you by: SIEMENS download their free webinar on...

Duration:00:31:32

Product Journeys: Nikola

9/24/2020
Hindenburg Research also alleges Nikola chairman Trevor Milton misled partners into signing agreements by falsely claiming to have extensive proprietary technology, as well as fabricating promotional material to give the impression rolling-chassis mockups were fully operational vehicles, but instead used a third-party powertrain rather than in-house technology. SIEMENS download their free webinar on Building a sound, digital foundation for hardware startups today. Digital Ocean is a cloud...

Duration:00:25:53

Product Journeys: Black Product Managers

9/17/2020
The Black Product Managers (BPM) Network is a community of diverse product leaders who are passionate about advancing in their careers and increasing representation. Learn how they were founded and the impact they've had on the Product Management community as a whole. SIEMENS download their free webinar on Building a sound, digital foundation for hardware startups today. Digital Ocean is a cloud provider that makes it easy for entrepreneurs and startups to deploy and scale web applications...

Duration:00:30:00