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Weekly summary of the best podcasts on the internet, brought to you by SmashNotes.com Plus, occasional bonus segments on excitements, challenges, lessons and joys from the startup world.


Special interview with Mubashar Iqbal, Product Hunt Maker of the Year for 2016 and founder of Pod Hunt, WILL ROBOTS TAKE MY JOB, plus 80 other projects.
Sep 19 • 39 min
Mubashar Iqbal is a developer, dad, and a maker who just cannot stop creating products on the internet. He is the guy behind Pod Hunt, Product News, Practical MVP and quite literally, 80 other projects. Some of them sold, some shut down, and some are…
Tim Ferris Interview with Charles Koch of Koch Industries
Sep 12 • 7 min
Charles Koch is a billionaire, political donor, philanthropist, and the CEO of Koch Industries. In this Tim Ferris Interview with Charles Koch, he shares a lot about his personality, his upbringing , entrepreneurship, politics and more. If you liked this…
Paul Graham talks about Y Combinator (back in 2009)
Sep 11 • 5 min
Today, Y Combinator is a runaway success. Having created $100B+ in valuations and almost 100 startups valued at over $100M each, Y Combinator is now a brand, a symbol of success, and a guiding start for the others. Back in 2009 though, it was still a…
What’s the $400 problem and why are Americans paying loan sharks instead of buying vegetables?
Sep 10 • 4 min
Hustlin’ Tech is a new show from a16z. It feels a bit like blatant promotion for A16Z startups, but if you read between the lines, it’s also full of great undiscovered gems. In this brief installment of Smash Notes, Ben Horowitz and Shaka Senghor talk…
Eric Ries on Toxic founder image and Marc Nager on startups in small town Colorado
Sep 9 • 11 min
Why don’t the founders in Silicon Valley ask for help? The answer is “Toxic Founder Image”, and the desire, the need to constantly maintain a positive image. Take a read ~>…
Does remote work make you happy? Jason Calacanis, Entrepreneurship, apprenticeships, and social norms. - Smash Notes Podcast August 23 2019
Aug 24 • 16 min
Thank you for listening to SmashNotes.com - You are awesome! In this warm summer edition: The lost art of apprenticeships, and how and why Dan Mall is growing a new breed of designers by teaching them to do everything. Remote Work Report from Hiten Shah,…
The Portal, The Mob, Advice vs. Encouragement, History of Smash Notes, Photography and what makes the perfect picture - July 31, 2019
Jul 31 • 22 min
Thank you for subscribing to Smash Notes. In this week’s episode: - The story of how a mob forced one entrepreneur on a path of lifetime profitability - Why Science is in danger and how to fix it - The story of how Smash Notes was born - Hiten Shah and…
Stewart Alsop III explores the life in Silicon Valley through a conversation between Peter Thiel and Eric Weinstein - July 26, 2019
Jul 26 • 19 min
Today’s Smash Notes is brought to you by Stewart Alsop III. He is the host of Crazy Wisdom podcast where he explores creativity, stress and spirituality. Stewart grew up in Silicon Valley but found it too much of a bubble, so he left to explore the world…
My dad wrote a porno, startups and happiness, teaching kids about consent. - July 19, 2019
Jul 19 • 23 min
Thank you for subscribing to Smash Notes weekly. You can find all the segments mentioned in this episode right here - Smash Notes - Top Podcasts for 2019 - Week 29

 ~ In this episode ~ * Why are people searching for porno and landing on Smash Notes?…
Existential dread, screen time, drugs and venture capital - July 10, 2019
Jul 10 • 23 min
Thank you for subscribing to Smash Notes podcast. This week’s episode is one of the best to date. Here is what’s included. Happiness: Sahil Lavingia is the founder of Gumroad, a company that helps creatives make money from their passion. Sahil has gone…
Vaccines and Healthcare in America - July 1, 2019
Jul 3 • 20 min
In this episode of Smash Notes I am focusing on healthcare, and primarily the cost of care, and how anti-vaccination groups are putting us all in danger. Sounds interesting, come along for the ride! Urgent Care or a Hospital, where should you go? Imagine…
Melinda Gates on the future. Justin Kan on startups and happiness. Sahil Lavingia and Bryce Roberts on living in Utah. - June 17, 2019
Jun 19 • 20 min
Thank you for subscribing to Smash Notes weekly, your one stop shop to learn something new. In this update, you will hear about living in the future, being a startup founder, life under Mormon influence, and tips on growing a podcast audience. 🎇 A quick…
Machine learning, Education, Constitution and Startups. - June 10, 2019
Jun 10 • 11 min
Thank you for subscribing to Smash Notes weekly. Every update is a little different. If you see something you particularly like, please let me know. Click to see all the top choices for this week in one place. What is in this update? In no particular…
Science, Stress, Long Distance Running, Startups and Small Business. - May 27, 2019
May 28 • 18 min
Smash Notes update for week 22 of 2019, in no particular order. Business: Have you heard of a company called One Month? They are a Y Combinator company that sells coding courses, with the aim to go from zero to completion in just one month. Here…
May 20, 2019 - Can you drink your own pee?
May 20 • 15 min
Should you drink your own pee? How does pooping work? When is a good time to give up on your startup? What advice to give as a mentor? What does coffee have to do with strong opinions on the internet? All of that, in this episode of Smash Notes. If you…
May 13, 2019 - Weekly summary of the best podcasts on the internet
May 14 • 11 min
This week’s episode of Smash Notes features serious science, health, entrepreneurship and money. Listen and you will find out why sleep is actually extremely important for your body, why Melinda Gates nearly quit Microsoft, how a tiny startup is saving…
May 6, 2019 - Weekly summary of the best podcasts on the internet
May 6 • 8 min
In this episode we have the story of Justin Kan drowning in the Pacific Ocean, Chamath Palihapitiya telling his investors that he’s not a slave, Lambda School founder Austen Allred sharing his story on going from broke to woke in one simple Kickstarter,…
What is The Smash Notes podcast?
Apr 30 • 0 min
SmashNotes.com creates summaries of most interesting podcasts on the web and Smash Notes Podcast covers those summaries in an audio form. Signup for Smash Notes and Smash Notes podcast and never miss the most interesting development in the world of…