9 Great Podcasts to Foster the Entrepreneurial Mindset
Here are 9 of the CFE staff’s favorite podcasts for those who are entrepreneurially inclined. No matter where you are on your journey, the importance of learning never stops. This curated list includes content that offers advice, creative solutions and stories of innovation to keep you inspired.
In “The Future of Everything,” host and Stanford bioengineering professor Russ Altman explores how technology, science and medicine are shaping our lives. From stretchable electronics to ecological surveillance, foldable microscopes and video editing with artificial intelligence, Altman asks his guests to discuss their role in creating the future — of everything.
Empower yourself financially. Successful women executives, workplace pioneers, self-made entrepreneurs, industry trendsetters and money-savvy experts reveal insights on how to get ahead, reach your goals, and achieve professional success. They join host Veronica Dagher every Tuesday.
Acquired dives into the history behind storied venture firm Sequoia Capital and its legendary founder, Don Valentine. Part 1 tells Don’s story, starting from humble beginnings born to uneducated parents in Yonkers, NY, through shaping the fabric of Silicon Valley itself first as head of Sales & Marketing at both Fairchild and National Semiconductor, and then for generations to come via his pioneering concept of “company building” at Sequoia Capital. Part II of the Sequoia Capital story, listeners are joined by Doug Leone.
Conversations on the leading edge of entrepreneurship, featuring Stanford faculty and other experts on strategy, creativity, technology and smart growth.
Innovators on tap is a podcast that encourages you to challenge the status quo, think about what’s possible, and pursue the impossible. It’s the creators’ belief that innovation is fundamentally about people, not process. So they dive deep into the beliefs and behaviors that are necessary for an innovator’s mindset. The show is hosted by Chuck Swoboda and powered by Marquette University’s Innovation Alley. Chuck spent 25 years taking Cree from a $6M to a $1.6B company and disrupting the LED Lighting industry through the power of innovation.
Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
Future Grind explores the future through science, technology, entrepreneurship, and philosophy. Hosted by television producer, entrepreneur, and futurist speaker Ryan O’Shea, Future Grind features interviews with innovators and thought leaders that are working to build our future.
The Received Wisdom is a podcast about how to realize the potential of science and technology by challenging the received wisdom. Join Shobita and Jack as they talk to thinkers and doers from around the world about developing and governing science and technology to make the world a better place.
Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world’s best known companies. How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built.