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Episode 52 - Buddyguard, Arcaboard, Hudway

In this week’s Hipster & Hack, we check out home security app Buddyguard, have a grounded discussion about the Hoverboard craze thanks to Arcaboard, and get lost talking about Hudway.

Duration: 00:38:34

Episode 39 - 6Wunderkinder, Liberio, Wishbone

In this week's Hipster & Hack, David and Travis say farewell to Christian Reber's time at 6Wunderkinder, close the book on Liberio (and open the chapter on entrepreneurs using failures for good PR), and get down with the kids with Wishbone.

Duration: 00:36:08

Episode 35 - Sizzl, ALDI Life Musik, DraftKings

In this week's Hipster & Hack, David and Travis bring home the bacon with Sizzl, reminisce about the good old days thanks to Napster's hook up with Aldi, and go off on a tangent about international match fixing (obviously) whilst discussing DraftKings.

Duration: 00:41:08

Episode 33 - Techstars, Shpock, Moviepilot

In this week's Hipster & Hack, Schuyler Deerman of Sidestage joins as guest-Hack, making for two overly optimistic American hosts. They recap Techstars first Berlin batch of companies, talk about Shpock's acquisition and discuss Moviepilot's new round of funding and Oompa Loompa conspiracy theories.

Duration: 00:38:21

Episode 31 - Kitchen Stories, Fringe Festival, Ashley Madison

In this week's Hipster & Hack, David and Travis bite back over food startups, laugh it up over the best jokes of the Edinburgh Fringe – there's a serious point in there somewhere, honestly – and wonder if the Ashley Madison hackers will target them next.

Duration: 00:32:52

Episode 29 - With Christoph Räthke (Berlin Startup Academy)

In this week's Hipster & Hack, David is joined by Christoph Räthke of Berlin Startup Academy as guest co-host, and the pair talk about the feast of food-related startups, slate Ashton Kutcher's latest investment, and consider the untimely demise of Hitchbot.

Duration: 00:37:28

Episode 28 - With Josh & Noah Telson (piffle! radio)

In this week's Hipster & Hack, David and Travis chat with Josh and Noah Telson from the awesome Piffle! podcast about sibling rivalry, crowdfunding and comedy, and play the usual games including App, Clap or Crab and the Please Rename Me Game.

Duration: 00:41:24

Episode 27 - Standert, PayDirekt, Google/Impossible Food

In this week's Hipster & Hack, David and Travis saddle up for a tax-saving bike leasing scheme, critique the timing of a German rival to PayPal and cook up a storm over the possibility of a meat-free Google burger as good as the real thing.

Duration: 00:26:27

Episode 26 - Herokins, Numbers, Smithsonian

In this week's Hipster & Hack, David and Travis talk wearable toys, crunch some numbers (and question the resulting conclusions) and ponder just how a spacesuit can be in such a bad condition that it needs $500,000 for repairs.

Duration: 00:29:19

Episode 25 - With Renaud Visage (Eventbrite)

In this week's Hipster & Hack, David and Travis head to Tech Open Air sit outside, drink beer and chat with Eventbrite founder and CTO Renaud Visage, discussing all the usual topics including bacon, married founders and controversial photographers.

Duration: 00:33:40

Episode 24 - Brewbarrel, Humancredit, Robot Wars

In this week's Hipster & Hack, David and Travis drop some not-so-subtle hints about a freebie or two while discussing Brewbarrel, argue over Humancredit and the future of advertising, and see how Robot Wars has developed into a Japan vs US giant robot duel.

Duration: 00:26:51

Episode 23 - Testicle Tea Bag, Elektrocouture, Brainscape

In this week's Hipster & Hack, David and Travis consider teabagging with a difference, discuss fashion and flashy lights with Elektrocouture, and then Hack tests Hipster's knowledge of big tech hitters courtesy of Brainscape's startup flashcard app.

Duration: 00:26:05

Episode 22 - Get Amber, Rocket/Herta, Burger King

This week, Hipster & Hack talk about what they wear underneath, if you should sponsor Herta or Union as a startup and how the French are known to move across country for a good old burger.

Duration: 00:28:55

Episode 21 - Auctionata, Volocopter, Word of the Day

In this week's Hipster & Hack, David and Travis discuss fine art (no, really) and Auctionata, consider when a drone becomes a helicopter but not a flying car courtesy of Volocopter, and bemuse and befuddle each other with bizarre words.

Duration: 00:30:28

Episode 20 - Dubsmash, Techstars, RunPee

Dear Dave, normally you write these but you let the kids loose on this episode. We're sorry if we broke anything. Love, Travis and Maria

Duration: 00:43:02

Episode 19 - Keydock, Felix Petersen, Flint

In this week's Hipster & Hack, David and Travis ponder Keydock and startup video stereotypes and then consider Felix Petersen's new role as a VC in Lisbon, before Travis fails to impress David with his attempts at chat-up lines courtesy of Flints. Shownotes: 00:05:21 - Keydock 00:13:57 - Felix Petersen 00:20:51 - Flint

Duration: 00:33:49

Episode 18 - Sand & Sky, Urban Massage, 6Wunderkinder

In this week's Hipster & Hack, Travis is phoning it in as he and David discuss a Sand & Sky sale, ruminate on whether Urban Massage and its rivals will manage a happy ending, and pick through the purchase of 6Wunderkinder by Microsoft.

Duration: 00:31:06

Episode 17 - With David Noël (SoundCloud)

In the second guest episode of Hipster & Hack, David and Travis clink beers with SoundCloud's David Nöel, and discuss the company's values, its menacing team of robots, and David's mentoring work with Seedcamp. And the games are back as well! Shownotes 00:04:19 - SoundCloud 00:22:16 - Seedcamp 00:29:43 - App, Clap or Crap 00:36:18 - The Review Game

Duration: 00:47:40

Episode 16 - With Nate Elliott (Forrester Research)

A special Hipster & Hack this week – David and Travis are joined by their first guest, Nate Elliott, to talk about his work at Forrester Research, before things get a bit silly with games including Jeoparody!, App Clap or Crap, and The Review Game. Shownotes: 00:05:06 - Jeoparady! (Game) 00:08:44 - Who is Nate Elliott? 00:23:17 - Meerkat 00:32:23 - App, Clap or Crap (Game) 00:39:04 - The Review Game (Game)

Duration: 00:50:39

Episode 15 - Dedrone, TechBerlin, VW/Apple Watch

In this week's Hipster & Hack, lasers are the hot topic as the boys delight in Dedrone, an old friend returns in the form of Tech Berlin (and, erm, IBM), while VW's new Apple Watch app provokes a trip down memory lane to the joys of teenage driving. Shownotes: 00:04:10 - Dedrone 00:10:58 - TechBerlin 00:17:09 - Uninformed Apple News

Duration: 00:28:25

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