Knowledge is power and if you are a tech entrepreneur, staying informed is more important than ever.

Whether you are a freelancer, marketer, start-up, innovator or any other kind of tech entrepreneur trying to launch or grow a business in the current climate, these podcasts provide a brilliant, bite-sized way to find support, advice, inspiration and and keep abreast of the digital landscape as it moves and shifts at rapid pace around the world.

Youpreneur


British entrepreneur, Chris Ducker is a best-selling author and international keynote speaker who brings valuable insight into the various challenges of being an entrepreneur in the 21st century. Particularly useful for freelancers or solopreneurs, this covers everything from creating and launching online products to marketing yourself and how to build a winning online video strategy.

Start with: How to Manage Your Social Media More Productively

World Tech Founders


Focusing on entrepreneurs in emerging markets around the world, this relatively new podcast from The Financial Times talks to tech entrepreneurs about the rewards and challenges of starting up a business in countries such as Egypt, Tanzania and China, providing key global insight to digital innovators.

Start with: Bill Gates and Nandan Nilekani on India’s digital transformation

Crazy/Genius


Where does morality fit into technology? It is a question that any tech entrepreneur should ask him or herself as they build a digital business today. Hosted by Derek Thompson, Senior Editor of The Atlantic, Crazy/Genius looks at the big questions facing the business of technology and the damage it can inflict.

Start with: Why Can’t Facebook Tell the Truth?

Foundation


Inspiration for any tech entrepreneur, this fantastic video podcast (also available as audio) hosted by investor Kevin Rose, Foundation features interviews from influential founders in the tech community. Enjoy fascinating conversations with the likes of Jamie Oliver, Jack Dorsey and Chad Hurley, co-founder of You Tube.

Start with: Elon Musk

Tech Tonic
Another excellent podcast from the Financial Times, Tech Tonic is a weekly conversation hosted by innovation editor John Thornhill that looks at the way technology is changing our economies, societies and daily lives. A great one for the big questions surrounding tech innovation.

Start with: Facebook and Google: platform or publishers?

The Pitch


If you are seeking investment for your business, this is a brilliant podcast to find out what to do (and not to do) when you are pitching to investors. The Dragon’s Den of podcasts, this compelling format features early stage start-up founders pitching to investors for funding with live feedback on whether or not they will invest. Addictive.

Start with: inRecovery: Can Tech Solve America’s Drug Crisis?

July 2018