15 Entrepreneurs Share Their Favorite Startup Podcasts

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Whether you’re looking for inspiration, insights, or educational resources — startup podcasts provide an accessible and entertaining way to absorb valuable information about entrepreneurship. However, with so many business podcasts available for streaming, it can be tough to choose. These are the top startup podcasts according to real entrepreneurs who have launched their own startups.


Best Business Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

1. Akul Bali and Josh Gottesman, Privee

“‘How I Built This’ is our favorite entrepreneurial podcast.”

Learn more about social media startup Privee.

2. Sharif Abbasi, Cumulus

“ ‘The ETCs with Kevin Durant’”

3. Carlo Badini and Anand Chowdhary, Pabio

“We really enjoy the podcasts ‘Acquired,’ ‘The Tim Ferriss Show,’ and ‘Hello Internet.’”

Learn more about interior design startup Pabio.

4. Valentin Hinov, Thankbox

“Favourite podcast would be ‘Indiehackers.’ That podcast made me believe bootstrapping is possible, and I am continuously inspired by the stories founders share on it.”

Learn more about employee engagement startup Thankbox.

5. Gideon Marks, DogLog

“‘The a16z Podcast’ [and] ‘Behold the Dreamers.’”

6. Simon Schillebeeckx, Handprint.tech

“‘Pivot,’ ‘Masters of Scale,’ ‘Reversing Climate Change,’ and of course the ones I have appeared on like ‘Agile Sustainability,’ ‘Green Pulse,’ ‘Toasted Earth,’ and ‘Silicon Valley Tech & AI’ with Gary Fowler (last two forthcoming).”

Learn more about greentech startup Handprint.tech.

7. Constantin Vermoere, SMOVE.CITY

“Peter Thiel's ‘From Zero To One’ and the Peter Thiel podcast episode on the ‘Masters Of Scale’ podcast with Reid Hoffman”

Learn more about mobility startup SMOVE.CITY.

8. Christian Käser, Bottle+

“We love the Swiss Podcast ‘FinanzFabio.’”

9. Ken Babcock, Dan Giovacchini, and Brian Shultz, Tango

"“How I Built This’ is a personal favorite since it's a beautiful blend of history and entrepreneurial stories."

Learn more about enterprise tech startup Tango.

10. Lisa Lane, Rinseroo

“‘Contender Cast’ with Justin Honoman [is] great because it features other entrepreneurs and their journeys. I find a lot of useful info when I tune in.”

Learn more about pet care and ecommerce startup Rinseroo.

11. Joshua Bowlin, Autimely

“ ‘How I Built This’ with Guy Raz — I just feel I can relate so much to everyone ... and I've also taken things that those entrepreneurs have done and applied it to my own business.”

Learn more about automotive startup Autimely.

12. Adrian Ferrero and Alberto Acedo, Biome Makers

“Peter Thiel's ‘Zero to One’ is a favorite, plus I really enjoy listening to episodes from the Soil Health Hub.”

13. Irad Eichler, Circles

“I love ‘The NFX Podcast’ and Andreessen Horowitz ‘Future Blog’”

Learn more about mental healthcare startup Circles.

14. Erick Eidus, PupPod

“‘StartUp’ and ‘The Pitch.’”

Learn more about pet tech startup PupPod.

15. Jan Tobolik, Sensio

“‘Rich Dad Poor Dad.’”

Learn more about information systems startup Sensio.

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