#YAPLive: Start Up School with Netflix and Kickstarter Founders, Marc Randolph and Yancey Strickler (Cut Version)

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If you want to launch your startup and get tricks and tips from legendary startup founders, you’re in the right place. In this #YAPLive, we get schooled on the startup world by Netflix and Kickstarter founders, Marc Randolph and Yancey Strickler. Marc and Yancey are known for their innovative ideas and tremendous successes, so who better to show us the ropes? In this episode, Hala, Marc, and Yancey chat about the traits and qualities of successful entrepreneurs, Yancey’s philosophy of Bentoism and why it’s important that businesses are led by deeper values than profit, how to determine if a product has demand, and how to know when to pivot.

Topics Include:

- Traits and qualities of successful entrepreneurs

- The story behind creating Netflix

- Yancy’s philosophy of Bentoism

- What is the biggest lesson learned from failure

- How to determine a product that has demand

- How to know when to pivot vs close your business

- How much should we pay attention to the competition?

- Q & A: Pitching your ideas

- Advice for a new entrepreneur

- And other topics…

Marc Randolph is the co-founder and first CEO of Netflix, and a veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur, investor, and advisor. He is also the author and podcast host of That Will Never Work.

Yancey Strickler is a writer and entrepreneur. He’s the co-founder of Kickstarter, cofounder of Metalabel, and co-founder of the artist resource The Creative Independent. He is also the creator of Bentoism and The Ideaspace, and the author of This Could Be Our Future: A Manifesto for a More Generous World.

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Resources Mentioned:

#YAPLive: Start Up School with Top Tech Founders on Clubhouse: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/yaplive-start-up-school-with-top-tech-founders-on-clubhouse/

YAP Episode #116: How Netflix Disrupted The Entertainment Industry with Marc Randolph

https://www.youngandprofiting.com/116-how-netflix-disrupted-the-entertainment-industry-with-marc-randolph/

YAP Episode #81: Bentoism For a Better World with Yancey Strickler:

https://www.youngandprofiting.com/81-bentoism-for-a-better-world-with-yancey-strickler/

Marc’s Website: https://marcrandolph.com/

Marc’s Podcast: https://marcrandolph.com/podcasts/

Marc’s Book: https://marcrandolph.com/the-book/

Marc’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcrandolph/

Marc’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatwillneverwork/

Marc’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/mbrandolph

Yancey’s Website: https://www.ystrickler.com/

Yancey’s Book: https://www.ystrickler.com/book

Yancy’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yancey-strickler-486b4557/

Yancey’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ystrickler/

Yancyey’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/ystrickler

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