Episode 12: Poker, Organic Fast Food, and HBO's 'Silicon Valley'

Inc. editor James Ledbetter and Inc. staff members Jon Fine, Kris Frieswick and Will Yakowicz discuss Mike Judge's HBO show Silicon Valley: funny, but not as funny as the real thing? They examine how fast food chains are trying to clean up their fatty reputations, and talk about how flower marketplace startup BloomNation might weed out competitors like 1800-Flowers.

Released: 5/08/2015

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Episode 11: Bales of Weed in Denver and No Vacancy in Silicon Valley

Inc. editor James Ledbetter and Inc. staff members Jon Fine, Maria Aspan and Will Yakowicz explore how Apple is positioning its Apple Pay to take over the world, examine how there's no more office space in Silicon Valley (will startups rent out cellblocks in Alcatraz?), and discuss Yakowicz's trip to the center of America's legal weed industry in Denver.

Released: 5/01/2015

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Episode 10: 30 Under 30, Sexy Lending, and Why Your Kids Should See You Yell At Your Boss

Inc. editor James Ledbetter and Inc. staff members Maria Aspan, Jon Fine, and Kris Frieswick highlight 2015’s coolest entrepreneurs who are still in their twenties, the pros and cons of “fintech” peer-to-peer lending, and some unexpected benefits of Bring Your Child to Work Day.

Released: 4/24/2015

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Episode 9: Death by Streaming and LeBron’s Favorite Ice Pack

Inc. editor James Ledbetter and Inc. staff members Jon Fine, Kris Frieswick, and Will Yakowicz examine how online music streaming sales have surpassed CD sales, dissect how entrepreneur Anthony Katz convinced LeBron James and other famous athletes to invest in his sports injury remedy, and talk about how a member of the MIT Blackjack Team turned his gambling skills into business acumen.

Released: 4/17/2015

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Episode 8: Inc. Uncensored Live From Nashville: Robot Furniture and Vodka Lawsuits

Inc. editor James Ledbetter and Inc. staff members Jon Fine, Burt Helm, and Kimberly Weisul examine a Mets’ fan who turned losses into T-shirt sales, robot furniture that challenges today’s tech paradigm, and the definition of what legally constitutes “handmade” vodka. This episode was recorded live from the GrowCo Conference in Nashville. 

Released: 4/10/2015

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Episode 7: The Starbucks of Yoga and The Most Important Social Media Company

Inc. editor James Ledbetter and Inc. staff members Jon Fine, Maria Aspan and Will Yakowicz take an inside look in the Ellen Pao trial and sexism in venture capital and tech, discuss Jay-Z's new music streaming startup Tidal, and examine how the green burial industry is resonating in a nation that buries 800,000 gallons of formaldehyde in cemeteries each year. 

Released: 4/03/2015

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Episode 6: The Starbucks of Yoga and The Most Important Social Media Company

Inc. editor James Ledbetter and Inc. staff members Jon Fine, Kimberly Weisul and Will Yakowicz take an inside look in the story behind Banjo, a social media company that can find out what is happening anywhere in the world in an instant, analyze how CorePower Yoga aims to offer a consistent, upscale customer experience in a land of mom and pop yoga studios, and examine how tech companies are using the post-Ferguson mistrust between police and the public to sell body cameras and cloud storage to police precincts across the country. 

Released: 3/20/2015

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Episode 5: Organic Ice Cream and Killer Drones

Inc. editor James Ledbetter and Inc. staff members Jon Fine, Maria Aspan and Will Yakowicz examine the San Francisco public bus startup Leap, analyze organic ice cream company Three Twins' move to mimic Ben & Jerry's, and discuss how private companies with drones could inflict death and impose a surveillance state. 

Released: 3/20/2015

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Episode 4: Hacking Babies and Mining the Moon

Inc. editor James Ledbetter and Inc. staff members Jon Fine, Christine Lagorio-Chafkin and Will Yakowicz examine the untimely demise of the tech site GigaOm, describe the arrival of the Internet of Things into the nursery, and predict the future of Moon commerce--coming sooner than you think. Plus they discuss state-of-the-art umbrellas, and the uber-Uber. 

Released: 3/12/2015

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Episode 3: Good Robot, Bad Robot

Inc. editor James Ledbetter and Inc. staff members Jon Fine, Christine Lagorio-Chafkin and Will Yakowicz discuss some science fiction-y scenarios, bad (Robots Take Over the World!) and good (Biometrics Create a Future Without Passwords!), and look inside the buzzing world of relaxation beverages. Plus they reveal the strange startup that set a crowdfunding record, and raise some questions about Etsy's pending IPO.

Released: 3/5/2015

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Episode 2: The Cyberwar Inside Your Fridge and Waffle House

Inc. editor James Ledbetter and Inc. staff members Jon Fine, Christine Lagorio-Chafkin, and Will Yakowicz discuss some very popular - albeit odd -- app news. They talk about Trivia Crack, a trivia app whose success has lived up to its name, and an "Uber for things" app that allows users to drop off items for people (for pay!) at Waffle House. Plus, the Inc. crew check in on the risks of The Internet of things.

Released: 3/3/2015

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Episode 1: Kombucha, Marijuana's Money Problem, and Death on the Internet

Inc. editor James Ledbetter and Inc. staff members Jon Fine, Christine Lagorio-Chafkin, and Will Yakowicz discuss the somewhat strange rise of the fermented beverage kombucha, the trials and tribulations of the legal marijuana business, and Facebook after death.

Released: 2/26/2015

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Published on: Mar 13, 2015