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How to Start a Startup

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How to Start a Startup

Y Combinator and Stanford University: Sam Altman, Dustin Moskovitz, Paul Graham, Adora Cheung, Peter Thiel, Alex Schultz, Kevin Hale, Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway, Ben Silbermann, Alfred Lin, Patrick and John Collison, Aaron Levie, Reid Hoffman & more

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Sam Altman and the folks from Y Combinator offer up an amazing course in "How To Start A Startup" at Stanford. Course includes lectures from: Sam Altman, Dustin Moskovitz, Paul Graham, Adora Cheung, Peter Thiel, Alex Schultz, Kevin Hale, Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway, Ben Silbermann, Alfred Lin, Patrick and John Collison, Aaron Levie, Reid Hoffman, Keith Rabois, Ben Horowitz, Marissa Mayer, Hosian Rahman, Kirsty Nathoo, Carolynn Levy, and more
 
The NECPCoalition is talking church planting in North America's most influential cities: Toronto, Boston and New York City. Join your host, Boe Ellis, every month with Mike Sowers of the office of Great Commission Partnerships at the BSCNC to hear what Christ is doing with His church planters and with His church planting catalysts like Andrew Lamme in Toronto, Joe Souza in Boston, and George Russ and Steve Allen in Metro-New York - and many more.
 
Life on a Plate is a new podcast from Waitrose. Join hosts Jimi Famurewa and Alison Oakervee, as they talk to some very special people about what food really means to them. From favourite dishes and childhood treats to memorable meals and even kitchen disasters, Jimi and Alison dig into the lives of their guests – creating conversations that are fascinating, moving and funny. So make yourself a coffee and pull up a chair. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Back once again. It's another Young Hearts Run Free extravaganza, we've packaged up a magic episode for you this week. We welcome Scottish Ultra Runner and all-round good guy Derek Fish as our guest of the week. Derek has been on quite some journey since taking up running back in 2013. That journey reached new summits at the recent Swiss Peaks 360 …
 
With three wonderful seasons of Life on a Plate completed and the better-than-ever season 4 launching on October 14, we’ve taken a moment to create this best-of compilation featuring favourite clips from some of our most popular guests so far. Here you can listen to the fabulous John Whaite describing what Pride means to him, to comedian Sarah Mill…
 
We've a belter of an episode in store this week. Joining us to shoot the breeze is none other than acclaimed athlete, coach and all-round inspiration Kim Collison. Now let's be honest, Kim operates at a wee bit higher level than your 2 hosts, however that doesn't stop us. We have a thought-provoking chat with Kim as we chart his successes and uncov…
 
This very special baking-focused episode features an incredible line-up of expert guests: Nigella Lawson, Edd Kimber and Ravneet Gill, who between them have written countless baking recipes and produced thousands of cakes, biscuits, buns and breads. They join Jimi Famurewa and guest co-host Martha Collison – the youngest person ever to take part in…
 
Nikki Gibson wasn't an ultra-runner at the start of August 2021, that had all changed in spectacular fashion by Sunday the 22nd. We welcome Nikki to a Young Hearts Run Free episode with a twist!! We handed over the hosting reigns to someone quite qualified to pick them up!! We start with a wee bit chit chat from your usual hosts covering the last w…
 
To mark the beginning of a new term, we present a very special back-to-school episode of Life on a Plate. Jimi welcomes comedy duo and podcasters The Scummy Mummies (aka Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn) to talk school dinners, packed lunches and the ongoing challenges of feeding children. In a hilarious conversation that takes in the merits of chocola…
 
Aaaaand we're back and so are the guests. This weeks episode is an epic!! Our main event is welcoming guest Jason Kelly to the podcast, the north-east Scotland based ultra runner has had a monumental 18 months since taking the victory at the 2020 D33 Ultra Marathon. The 18 months were crowned with a recent debut for Scotland at the 100k Anglo Celti…
 
In this weeks 'shorter' episode it's 'just the two of us'. It's been a hectic season so far with guests joining us and sharing their stories with us, but this week there's no guest. But don't fret, we've plenty more lined up...... In the meantime, get yir lugs roond this. We chat about the tremendous performance from the Scottish lads n lasses at t…
 
We like to chat to all sorts of folk in the running community on the podcast. This weeks episode takes us back into the world of hill running (or fell running if you're that way inclined). Joining us this week is Hamish Battle. A regular on podiums at hill races and also fleet of foot on tarmac, north-east based Hamish chats to us about his running…
 
Since we started the Young Hearts, Run Free podcast we've had the pleasure to meet tons of new folk who as well as entertain us also inspire & motivate us. Some of those folk are guests who have given up their time to blether with us and pass on words of wisdom and stories from their adventures. We've also been lucky enough to meet loads of new fol…
 
We're well beyond the half way point of season 3 now. We're keeping the episodes comin' at ya thick n fast, we hope you're keeping up! We've another cracker this week as John & Steven catch up with another top class athlete in the shape of GB Trail Runner Meryl Cooper. Before Meryl joins us (all the way from the French Alps) we have one last look, …
 
Before the show enjoys a summer holiday, author, columnist and podcaster Dolly Alderton shares her love of food with Jimi and Alison. Revelling in the way food and memory are irrevocably entwined, she talks about her recipe-sprinkled memoir, Everything I Know About Love, and what it was like to reveal so much about herself through its pages. She de…
 
Our follow up Part II covering the remnants of our LL50 race weekend.Finishing up our race stories and making some immediate post race thoughts and decisions!What went well? What went (horribly) wrong? What kit worked? What lessons were learned? Is a return visit in 2022 on the cards? What next for your intrepid hosts?So many questions, so many imp…
 
Let's PULL THE PIN on our Lakeland experience..........Welcome to Part I of our Lakeland50 race review. Time to hear all about John & Steven's long awaited return to racing.In this episode we find out about their pre-event build up, their time in the Lakes and of course how each of their races panned out.There's a surprise right from the off as the…
 
In this wonderful and inspiring episode, actor Adjoa Andoh, who most recently played Lady Danbury in Bridgerton, talks about everything from her dad’s Ghanaian cooking and why she is ‘The Queen of Broccoli’ to her deep-held beliefs about race and identity, and how she supports her transgender son. Sit back and relax because this is an absolutely cr…
 
Record-breaking Paralympian Hannah Cockroft first tried wheelchair racing at the age of 15: in this episode she describes the overriding sense of freedom it gave her. She has never looked back, winning gold medals at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 games, being awarded an MBE – and having a postbox in her hometown of Halifax painted gold in her honour…
 
The mention of running and beer piqued our interest, let it pique yours too. As we hit the half century our 50th episode ticks tons of boxes. Not only is our guest Connor Grady a top fella, a quickly developing runner he also works at 'friends of the show' Top Out Brewery in Edinburgh. We find out about Connor's own running; he has some surprises u…
 
As lead singer of The Who, one of the world’s most iconic rock bands, Roger Daltrey is still belting out the hits on stage. He’s also a farmer, a campaigner, a father and a grandfather. In this episode, Roger tells Alison and Jimi about his childhood in war-torn London, making his first guitar by hand and keeping the rest of The Who on the road. He…
 
Ha'way!! We've another blazing episode for you all!This week we're joined by Devon Scott. Glasgow based Ultra runner Devon was all set to complete her first ever West Highland Way race in 2021, as we all know COVID put paid to that. So what do you do when you need to scratch the ultra itch? You replan, that's what you do!Devon settled on running th…
 
Sat Bains is one of the most renowned chefs in Britain and his eponymous Nottingham restaurant has been heaped with accolades. Yet as a young man, he says he was an ‘absolute dosser’. Thrown out by his parents, moving from job to job, he talks about the turning points – including meeting his wife and winning the prestigious Roux scholarship - that …
 
Some of you, like us, might listen to some other podcasts. You listen to some for a few episodes then drift away, others become mainstays in your favourites. One of John and Steven's favourites is the well established Tartan Running Shorts.This weeks guest is co-host of the TRS podcast Kyle Greig. We've been chasing Kyle for a while now so are supe…
 
Coming back at ya with another laugh filled episode! This week runnings answer to Ant & Dec are joined by Sam Miller. Sam likes to do things a little unconventionally. Before our catch up with Sam we visit 2 things happening this weekend that mean a fair bit to us. First a wee race preview of the Western States Endurance Run which starts Sat 26 Jun…
 
Let us introduce you to a right pair of FKT'ers. Your pod hosts John & Steven are now in the history books grabbing their first ever Fastest Known Time!! On Fri 11 June 2021 they completed the River Tay Way, a long distance path in Perthshire, Scotland. Starting in Kenmore in Highland Perthshire they made their way to their home city of Perth. 50 o…
 
Big wheel keep on turning, episodes keep on burning!!! We're back with another topper of an episode. Not only have we a sensationally inspiring guest we also reveal details of a BIG challenge your podcast hosts are taking on very very soon!! First our guest this week. Chiara Franzosi hails from Northern Italy but in 2015 she swapped the Italian cli…
 
If you've listened to any previous episodes of Young Hearts Run Free you'll have at some point heard us mention the West Highland Way Race. It's a trail that is very dear to us both.Well, we were honoured to be joined by West Highland Way Race Director Ian Beattie and seasoned WHW race finisher (as well as race crew extraordinaire!) Lorna Macmillan…
 
The power of 3!! James Stewart is back for Episode 3 of Season 3 for his 3rd Young Hearts Run 'Three' appearance!! It's a welcome return to Croy's force of nature himself as James joins John & Steven to recount his most recent audacious Fastest Known Time (FKT) attempt. The route targetted this time around was the iconic Fife Coastal Path. Starting…
 
In this Episode John & Steven catch up with the winner of our most prestigious competition to date, Michelle Melville won a spot on the start line of the recent Pyllon Exposure Ultra Marathon. Michelle had never before been to Ultra Marathon distance and we were super keen to hear all about her 6 hour Expsoure went. The challenge was dreamt up by t…
 
With their London restaurant, Honey & Co, as well as their deli, shop and cookbooks, Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich celebrate the vibrant, delicious and diverse food of the Levant and the Middle East. In this week’s episode, the husband and wife team talk about what it’s like to work, cook and live together – mostly harmoniously! - and describe …
 
Steven’s Why? It’s only our Season 3 launch episode!! Time to dig a little bit deeper into one of your podcast co-hosts running story. John takes his turn to quiz Steven on his running why to find out his passions, influences, motivations and thinking behind running. We hear about who and what inspires Steven to lace up his running shoes and get ou…
 
One of the wellness world's leading voices, Adrienne Herbert is an inspirational fitness expert, podcaster and TED speaker, whose hit book and podcast Power Hour aims to help us all make more of the first hour of the day. She talks to Jimi and Alison about going with the flow of the ‘seasons’ in our lives, being kind to ourselves and others – and t…
 
And in the blink of an eye the final episode of season 2 is upon us!! We end on a high, there's no other way! Are you ready for the weekend? Cos this week's guest is, in fact he's ready for more than just the weekend, he's ready for a welcome return to racing!! Something he's not bad at, not bad at all. John & Steven are joined by Mallorca based Sc…
 
He may be a world-famous, game-changing chef but Heston Blumenthal is also warm, funny and absolutely fascinating. In this episode, he chats to Jimi and Alison about his extraordinary studies into food – including talking to rice – and his endless quest to learn more about the way our environment, our psychology and our emotions affect what we tast…
 
Back once again for the renegade master!!! It's season 2 Episode 19 and another we've sensationally good treat in store for your lugs. John & Steven are joined by an author (a first), hill runner and much much more too. Ally Beaven came to the fore in 2020 by scribing a wonderful book called Broken 2020: the year running records were rewritten. We …
 
In this episode we catch up with Michelle Melville aka Scot_Lassie_Runs. Michelle won our recent competition, in conjunction with Pyllon Ultra, for a place in the up n comin' Pyllon Exposure Race. John & Steven also have a quick blether about their own current respective run loads as they ramp up their training ahead of an imminent (fingers and toe…
 
And just as you thought Easter weekend couldn’t get any better along comes our 37th episode. Time for another brilliant guest to join us and be sure to hang on until the end of the show as we announce our Pyllon Exposure Ultra Marathon place competition winner!! This week John & Steven catch up with Bob Turner. It’s safe to say Bob likes running an…
 
This week Jimi and Alison meet Minette Batters, president of the National Farmers’ Union – the first woman to head the organisation in its 113-year history. She shares with Jimi and Alison her vision for sustainable agriculture and the carbon-neutral farming she says is achievable by 2040 – as well as talking roast lamb and chocolate cornflake cake…
 
In January whilst most of us were either hiding in the house, warm and cosy or getting back to some form of post-Christmas binge training our guest this week was doing something extraordinary. We’re joined by Vic Owens, better known as The Happy Runner. Vic chose to run 1000 miles in January. Now, if you’re like us that may take you a little time t…
 
Well this is a spectacular episode, why? Well, not only are we joined by a brilliantly entertaining guest we also have a HUGE competition announcement!! Season 2, Episode 15 is unmissable! Our guest this week is Nikki Johnstone, a fella who is making a big splash in the marathon distance, a fella who is addicted to racing. Nikki is a proud Scotsman…
 
John & Steven expose themselves....yikes!!! Amidst the plethora of awesome guests who come on to the pod and give us their craic, words of wisdom and inspiration every now and again we like to just have a wee catch up, just the two of us. So that’s what is in store in this episode. We shoot the breeze about all sorts of stuff, incredibly most of it…
 
In their first interview of Season 2, Jimi and Alison meet Candice Carty-Williams, author of the bestselling 2019 novel Queenie and the first black writer to win book of the year at the British Book Awards. Candice tells us about her father’s fried plantain and the challenge of cooking in flatshares - plus why cashews make the best writing fuel. Qu…
 
It's March, time for another treat, let's go Episode 13, Season 2!! And it's a huge huge welcome back to the pod to Debbie Martin-Consani. Ultra runner Debbie first appeared on YHRF in Episode 4 of Season 2. She was busy prepping for The Spine Race (it got postponed) whilst juggling the social media rigours of the wonderful Marcothon. We catch up w…
 
We're back for another blether. And this episode we're joined by yet another inspirational guest. Alan Cormack started running when he was 39 years old. Alan hasn't stopped running since. And what an incredible journey he's been on. Since his first 10k back in 2006 he's followed a steady but relentless rise through the distance landmarks. Half mara…
 
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