Top 10

The first 10 episodes of TFR are routinely the most downloaded of all shows. However, the lists below include the other favorites, ranked by both the listeners and by Nick…

Top 10 — According to the Listeners

  1. Economic Theory in Venture Capital, Part 1 and Part 2 (Mark Suster)
  2. Dispelling Conventional Wisdom in VC, Part 1 and Part 2 (Eric Paley)
  3. How to Angel Invest Like the Best, Part 1 and Part 2 (Jason Calacanis)
  4. Raising a VC Fund (Jonathan Struhl)
  5. The Dark Side of VC | Predatory Investor Practices (Joanne Wilson)
  6. The Importance of Storytelling, VC EQ, and the LP-GP Dating Game, Part 1 and Part 2 (James R. ‘Trey’ Hart III)
  7. How Amazon, Fitbit & Snap Won; Where Apple, Pebble & Google Did Not, Part 1 and Part 2 (Ben Einstein)
  8. Navigating the Future of IoT (Panel Discussion)
  9. SaaS Startup Investing (Mamoon Hamid)
  10. Go-to-Market Fit, Tidal Waves, Category Leadership & Split-Personalities (Tae Hea Nahm)

Top 10 — Nick’s Favorites

  1. The Self-Made Engineer, Angel, and Venture Capitalist (Cyan Banister)
  2. NEA’s Investment Process & The Key Ingredients for Startup Success (Ben Narasin)
  3. Chaos Capital, the new Micro VC Movement and LPs Chasing Hype (Chris Douvos)
  4. The Pioneer of Post-Seed (Paul Martino)
  5. Predicting Technology Shifts Before they Happen (Tim O’Reilly)
  6. Leveraged Growth, the Consumer Echo Chamber & Customer Obsession (Rebecca Kaden)
  7. Developer Platform Investing, Part 1 and Part 2 (Ethan Kurzweil)
  8. Getting Smart on a New Market, Part 1 and Part 2 (Charles Hudson)
  9. The Gen-Z Consumer, Real-Time Health Data, and Persistent Top Fund Returns (Cheryl Cheng)
  10. The Must-Have Characteristics of SaaS Startups (Tomasz Tunguz)