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My guest for Episode 86 of The Startup Playbook Podcast is Founder, Author, Podcaster and Angel Investor - Jason Calacanis.

Jason is best known for his highly successful Podcast, This Week in Startups and for his experience as one of the most successful angel investors in the world, having been an early investor in companies such as Uber, Thumbtack, Wealthfront and Robin Hood just to name a few!
Outside of this, Jason is also the author of Angel, where he shares his tips and experience on angel investing, detailing his process of turning $100,000 into $100M, he is the Founder of Founder University and the Founder and Director of the LAUNCH Festival which is coming to Sydney on the 19th and 20th of June.
As you can imagine, there were so many topics that we covered in this interview, including

Why founders need to think in decades
What Jason looks for when angel investing
How angel investors should approach Bankroll management
The importance of reputation
Building your investment funnel
How the best products build virality



PLAYBOOK MEDIA – Growth through Data-Driven Storytelling




Show notes:
- Silicon Alley Reporter
- Angel - How to invest in technology startups - timeless advice from an Angel Investor who turned $100,000 into $100,000,000
- Podcast: This Week in Startups
- Podcast: Angel
- Incubator : Launch
- Incubator: Founder University
- LAUNCH festival
- Esquire Magazine
- Masayoshi Son
- Weblogs inc
- Brian Alvey
- Mark Cuban
- NPR - Startup Stories
- Kevin Pollak's Chat Show
- Travis Kalanick
- Robinhood
- Wealthfront
- DataStax
- Aileen Lee
- Mashable
- Recode
- Techcrunch
- Net Promoter Score
- LAUNCH Festival (Sydney)
- Republic (equity crowd funding)
- Launch festival
- Twitter @Launch
- Twitter @Jason
- Mark Pesce
- This Week In Startups Australia (podcast)

Feedback/ connect/ say hello:
@playbookstartup (Twitter)
@rohitbhargava7 (Twitter – Rohit)
Rohit Bhargava (LinkedIn)

Intro music credit to Bensound

Other channels:
Watch the video on Youtube here.
Don’t have iTunes? The podcast is also available on Stitcher & Soundcloud

The post Ep086 – Jason Calacanis (Founder, Angel Investor, Author) on long-term thinking appeared first on Startup Playbook.

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