10 of the Best Startup Podcasts

Are you looking for some inspiration and advice for your business? Here are some of what we think are the best startup podcasts to listen to next time you’re stuck in traffic or commuting.

Here’s a list of some of what we think are some of the best startup podcasts. We’ve broken them down into inspiration, advice. Let’s start with inspiration.

Inspiration

The James Altucher Show

This was the first time I heard a podcast described as “confessional” and it’s true is funny, and pretty real, and is seldom a straight line to the idea to success. This guy mentioned starting up over 20 companies but then reminded us the majority of those have failed at some point too. Mixed in with this is some pretty good advice on writing, getting ideas, and just living life as an entrepreneur.

Entrepreneurs On Fire

This is an interview show that now has over 1000 episodes. Creator John Lee Dumas has interviewed everybody from Tony Robbins, Seth Godin, Gary Vaynerchuk, Barbara Corcoran, Tim Ferriss and over 2000 more.  His goal is to deliver the inspiration and strategies for your startup journey.

The Motley Fool Money Podcast 

It’s a finance show, basically just talking about the current financial climate and business news. Usually pretty funny and If nothing else, it got me interested in Chipotle.

How I Built This with Guy Raz

Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world’s best-known companies. How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built.

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How-Tos

How to Start a Startup

This is 20 lectures presented by Y Combinator (a ) at Stanford University. If the name Y Combinator isn’t familiar to you, it’s a company that provides seed money, advice, and connections that has helped launch over 2,000 companies since 2005 including Airbnb, DoorDash and DropBox.

The Smart Passive Income Podcast

Pat Flynn from The Smart Passive Income Blog reveals all of his online business and blogging strategies; If you like his show, you might want to check out his list of favourite business podcasts too.

The Side Hustle Show

The Side Hustle Show is the podcast for part-time entrepreneurs who are looking for business ideas, actionable tips to start a business, and killer strategies on how to turn their side hustle dreams into a growing business.

Startups for the Rest of Us

450+ episodes to help you launch and grow your startup. With over 30 years of combined experience as software entrepreneurs, Rob Walling and Mike Taber are here to share those experiences to help you avoid the mistakes they’ve made.

The Indie Hackers Podcast

Raw conversations with the founders behind profitable online businesses.

And More…

If this list isn’t enough for you, here are a few more lists of podcasts to check out: