We all know that business ideas must be validated. But how do we validate those business ideas? That’s the tricky part. So, are you getting ready for your summer holiday? If you love to learn more about business idea validation, our hand-picked thought-provoking podcast episode will keep you stimulated during your summer commute.
Validating and Building Your Ideas Without Code
Have you ever heard of StartupStash? If not, it’s a curated list of all the best tools you can use in your entrepreneurial journey. To date, StartupStash remains to most-upvoted project on Product Hunt of all time. The creator, Bram Kanstein, is an expert in building ‘curation’ products. In this podcast episode, Bram explains why the ‘lack of coding skills’ shouldn’t be a bottleneck in building a new product or testing new business ideas. Bram masters no-code tools & loves to teach (potential) entrepreneurs how to develop their idea without writing a single line of code. His course ‘No Code MVP’ is also highly recommended by Cosmos Collective.
How to Monetize Creativity and Solo-preneurship
Sahil Lavingia is the founder of Gumroad, a marketplace where you can mainly buy & sell digital products. His mission is to help people turn their audiences, knowledge, or skills into a (side) business. Very few times I saw someone as capable as Sahil in simplifying complex things. If you are stuck in a 9 to 5 job and need a little push to launch your ideas, this podcast is what you need. If you’re not following Sahil on Twitter yet, I suggest you do this ASAP.
Google ad track changes, implosions for the entertainment industry, and Square buys Tidal
PIVOT is the podcast where you’ll get all the latest news and insight into what’s going on in the tech world and how it affects the global stock markets.
When it comes to prominent tech journalists, Kara Swisher is amongst the most famous. She asks all the hard questions and doesn’t throw any softballs when interviewing the leaders of the tech giants of Silicon Valley. For this PIVOT podcast, she paired up with Scott Galloway, a marketing professor at NYU and writer of multiple top-selling business books, to discuss how Google has changed its ad model. They will share how they stopped selling ads based on how you browse the web. Share the implications for the industry and the monopoly power of the big 4.
If you’re in performance marketing, innovation, or finance, this podcast is just right for you. It will help you to understand the impact tech companies and their algorithms have on our lives. But also how we can use them to move our life forward. So get inspired while learning how to read markets and corporate decision-making. Oh, follow Scott on Twitter if you want to learn and laugh.
With this list, we cover at least 4 hours of your trip. Of course, you can download the episodes and listen offline as well.
Let us know what you think of the episodes. Also, if you have some recommendations, share them with us!