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By Juan Acosta
Daily startup news by Juan Acosta. Every show is always under 5 minutes. If you are an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, investor, or love the tech space, this podcast is for you. Connect with me at @thejcad on all platforms.
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Feb 15, 2019 - Flow Kana, Bling Capital, Rivian
In this episode of the Startup News podcast: Flow Kana, Bling Capital, and Rivian. This episode was written and produced by Yma Tejeda, and Juan Acosta. Juan Acosta is an early stage investor and director at Draper University.
04:16
February 16, 2019
Feb 14, 2019 - Amazon's HQ2, Overtime, Drive Nets, Tesla
In this episode of the Startup News podcast: Amazon's HQ2, Overtime, Drive Nets, Tesla This episode was written and produced by Yma Tejeda, and Juan Acosta. Juan Acosta is an early stage investor and director at Draper University.
04:23
February 15, 2019
Feb 13, 2019 - Doordash to raise more, TuSimple, and Planable
In this episode of the Startup News podcast: Doordash to raise more, TuSimple, and Planable. This episode was written and produced by Lisa Guerrera, Yma Tejeda, and Juan Acosta. Juan Acosta is an early stage investor and director at Draper University.
04:24
February 14, 2019
Feb 12, 2019 - Techstar's Starburst Space, PerimeterX, InVision and Trunk
In this episode of the Startup News podcast: Techstar's Starburst Space, PerimeterX, InVision and Trunk This episode was written and produced by Lisa Guerrera, Ariel Cordenillo, and Juan Acosta. Juan Acosta is an early stage investor and director at Draper University.
04:48
February 13, 2019
Feb 11, 2019 - Nuro, Amazon acquires eero, Verishop
In this episode of Startup News:  Nuro raises $940M from Softbank Amazon acquires eero Verishop launching soon to compete against Amazon Juan Acosta is the director of Draper U and early stage investor with Draper U Ventures.
04:15
February 12, 2019
Feb 08, 2019 - Calm, Health Catalyst, Spotify and Anchor
This week was very busy but we are back on track to produce daily content. In this episode of Startup News: Calm and Health Catalyst reach unicorn status, and Spotify acquires Anchor and Gimlet. This episode was written and produced by Lisa Guerrera, Ariel Cordenillo, and Juan Acosta. Juan Acosta is an early stage investor and director at Draper University.
05:46
February 9, 2019
Feb 01, 2019 - Twilio and SendGrid, Clutter, and Wyze Labs
In this episode of startup news, we cover Twilio and SendGrid, Clutter, and Wyze Labs. Juan Acosta is an early stage investor with Draper U Ventures and Director at Draper University in San Mateo CA
03:17
February 2, 2019
Jan 31, 2019 - Kleiner Perkins, Uplift, Zingle, Grin Scooters and Yellow
In this episode of startup news, we talk about Kleiner Perkins' new fund, Uplift raising, Zingle raising, and Grin Scooters and Yellow merging. Juan Acosta is an early stage investor with Draper U Ventures and Director at Draper University.
04:41
February 1, 2019
Jan 30, 2019 - Magnolia Medical, Wanna Kicks, and FabFitFun
In this episode of Startup News, we cover Magnolia Medical, Wanna Kicks, and FabFitFun. Juan Acosta is the Director at Draper U and early stage investor with Draper U Ventures.
03:17
January 31, 2019
Jan 29, 2019 - Cato Networks, Hims, Madison Reed, Billie, and FaceTime bug
In this episode of Startup News: Cato Networks raises Hims potentially raising Madison Reed raises Billie Raises Apple has a bug with FaceTime Juan Acosta is the director of Draper U and early stage investor with Draper U Ventures.
04:26
January 29, 2019
Jan 28, 2019 - DropBox and HelloSign, Sapphire Sports, and Scribd
In this episode of Startup News: Dropbox acquires HelloSign, Sapphire Sports betting on sports startups, and Scribd reached 1M subscribers. Juan Acosta is the Director at Draper University and investor with Draper U Ventures
03:15
January 28, 2019
Jan 25, 2019 - Gaest.com, Joe Montana, Draper U Program
In this short episode of startup news: Gaest.com, Joe Montana, Draper U Program
03:01
January 26, 2019
Jan 24, 2019 - Wheels, PlutoTV, and Expensify ad
In this episode of Startup News: Wheels, a last mile transportation company, raises $37M PlutoTV gets acquired Expensify launches dope campaign You can listen to this episode in Spanish too. Juan Acosta is the Director at Draper University and investor with Draper U Ventures.
03:38
January 24, 2019
Jan 23, 2019 - Desktop Metal, Reinvent Capital, and NEXT
In this episode of Startup News (I was a bit sick so sorry about the voice and stuffiness):  Desktop Metal raises $160M Mark Pincus to raise $700M fund NEXT trucking raises $97M
03:13
January 24, 2019
Jan 22, 2019 - Munchery shuts down, AVP raises new fund, and Keyfactor raises
In this episode of Startup News, we cover: Munchery, the meal delivery service, shutting down, AVP raising a new fund, and Keyfactor raising $77M to secure data. Let's connect at @thejcad
03:30
January 22, 2019
Jan 18, 2019 - Pet Desk and PeakSpan, Birdies, T.I's Tech Cypha
In this episode of Startup News: PetDesk raises from PeakSpan Birdies raises $8M T.I, the rapper, launches Tech Cypha
03:29
January 18, 2019
Jan 17, 2019 - Niantic, Pro.com, Blue Run Ventures, Graduate Fund, and Resolute Ventures
In this episode of Startup News: Niantic closes  $245M, Pro.com raises $33m, and new VC funds announced Juan Acosta is the Director at Draper University and investor with Draper U Ventures. 
03:38
January 17, 2019
Jan 16, 2019 - US Air Force Pitch Day, Techstars Studios, DFJ and Threshold, and DoorDash
In this episode of Startup news: US Air Force will hold a pitch day and fund startups Techstars launches Techstars Studios DFJ rebrands to Threshold Ventures DoorDash is everywhere Follow @thejcad You can also listen to this episode in Spanish 
04:09
January 16, 2019
Jan 15, 2019 - PayPal hires CMO, The Farmer's Dog, Knock, Maverick Ventures, Rubrick
In this episode of our daily Startup News: PayPal hires Allison Johnson as CMO The Farmer's Dog raises $39M Knock makes selling homes easy - raises $400M Maverick Ventures has $382M Rubrick raises $261M at a $3.3B valuation Follow: @thejcad
04:02
January 15, 2019
Jan 14, 2019 - Chariot, Postmates, Wiliot
In this episode of Startup News: Chariot shuts down services Postmates raises more money Wiliot raises from AWS
03:09
January 14, 2019
Jan 11, 2019 - Boston Metal, Cloud Endure, UNICEF Innovation Fund, PeakSpan Capital
In this episode of startup news: Boston Metal raises $20M CloudEndure gets acquired UNICEF looking for AI startups PeakSpan raises new fund Follow @thejcad This podcast is also available in Spanish.
03:43
January 11, 2019
Jan 10, 2019 - N26, OneLogin, Plaid, Bird
On this episode of startup news: N26 raises OneLogin raises Plaid acquires Quovo Bird possibly raising again Follow: @thejcad This episode is also available in spanish.
04:06
January 10, 2019
Jan 9, 2019 - The We Company, Managed by Q, Clear Motion and Aurora
In this episode of Startup News: WeWork rebrands to The We Company Managed by Q raises $25M Clear Motion raises Aurora is said to start raising Follow: @thejcad
04:13
January 9, 2019
Jan 8, 2019 - Softbank and WeWork, and Allos Ventures
In this short episode: Softbank decreases amount being funded to WeWork Allos Ventures raises a new fund Connect at @thejcad. 
02:25
January 8, 2019
Jan 7, 2019 - Ledger, ClassPass, Tidelift, EarlySense, Money Tree Report
In this episode of startup news: Ledger releases Nano X ClassPass acquires GuavaPass Tidelift and EarlySense raise money You can hear this podcast in spanish too. Follow @thejcad.
04:37
January 7, 2019
Jan 4, 2019 - Niantic, FloWater, Boom Supersonic
In this episode of Startup News: Niantic raises FloWater raises Boom Supersonic raises Let's connect: @thejcad Startup News in Spanish
03:19
January 4, 2019
Jan 3, 2019 - Superpod, more funds announced, Bitcoin anniversary
In this episode: Google acquires Superpod 3 funds announce Bitcoin network 10 year anniversary
03:53
January 3, 2019
Jan 2, 2019 - Carta, Union Square Ventures, and Lottery.com
In this episode: Carta raises $80M Union Square Ventures raises new funds Lottery dot com moves to Austin Texas Happy New Year!
03:45
January 2, 2019
Dec 21, 2018 - Dirty Lemon, Cherry Homes, Brian Armstrong
In this episode: Dirty Lemon raise $15M from Coca Cola Cherry Homes helps the elderly Brian Armstrong gives his wealth to the world
03:58
December 21, 2018
Dec 20, 2018 - Boosted, JUUL Labs, OpenNode
In this episode: - Boosted raises money - JUUL is worth more than SpaceX - Open Node raises their seed
04:11
December 20, 2018
Dec 19, 2018 - The Wing, Zwift, 500 Startups Vietnam
In this episode of Startup News: - The Wing raises more money - Zwift raises money - 500 Startups Vietnam launches accelerator
03:37
December 19, 2018
Dec 18, 2018 - Google, Bellhops, Atari, State of Startups
In this episode: Google expands to NY Bellhops raises over $30M Atari moves into blockchain First Round releases "State of Startups 2018"
03:21
December 18, 2018
Dec 17, 2018 - Heinz, Apple Campus, Colin Kroll, Right Hand Robotics, KHealth
Startup news for Monday, Dec 17, 2018. Heinz launches VC fund Apple Campus in Austin Colin Kroll dies Right Hand Robotics KHealth
02:54
December 17, 2018
Dec 11, 2018 - Plaid, UNICEF, Lance Armstrong, Hero Hangout
Startup news for December 11, 2018
04:05
December 12, 2018
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