Are you wanting to learn more about venture capital? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best venture capital podcasts of 2021.
We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.
We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, Linkedin us Daily Finance (Linkedin) and we will check it out!
Best Venture Capital Podcasts 2021
With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.
The Full Ratchet: VC | Venture Capital | Angel Investors | Startup Investing | Fundraising | Crowdfunding | Pitch | Private Equity | Business Loans
- Publisher: Nick Moran
- Total Episodes: 477
A podcast dedicated to demystifying Venture Capital. Nick Moran interviews the VC and Angel investor experts on how they find, evaluate and select the next generation of great technology startups.
This Week in Startups
- Publisher: Jason Calacanis
- Total Episodes: 626
Angel investor Jason Calacanis (Uber, Calm, Robinhood) interviews the world’s greatest founders, operators, investors and innovators. Get an insider’s look into venture capital, learn how to start and scale your own startup, and ride the cutting edge of technology in today’s headlines and beyond.
The Twenty Minute VC: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch
- Publisher: Harry Stebbings
- Total Episodes: 769
The Twenty Minute VC takes you inside the world of Venture Capital, Startup Funding and The Pitch. Join our host, Harry Stebbings and discover how you can attain funding for your business by listening to what the most prominent investors are directly looking for in startups, providing easily actionable tips and tricks that can be put in place to increase your chances of getting funded. Although, you may not want to raise funding for a startup. The Twenty Minute VC also provides an instructional guide as to what it takes to get employed in the Venture Capital industry, with VCs giving specific advice on how to get noticed from the crowd and increasing your chances of employment. If that wasn’t enough our amazing Venture Capitalists also provide their analysis of the current technology market, providing advice and suggestions on the latest investing trends and predictions. Join us so you can see how you can get BIG, powerful improvements, fast. Would you like to see more of The Twenty Minute VC, head on over to www.thetwentyminutevc.com for more information on the podcast, show notes, resources and a more detailed analysis of the technology and Venture Capital industry.
Venture Unlocked: The playbook for venture capital managers.
- Publisher: Samir Kaji
- Total Episodes: 36
Venture Unlocked is the playbook for starting, operating, & scaling a successful venture capital firm. Samir Kaji, Host of Venture Unlocked has +20-years of experience assisting & advising startups and venture firms. Listen for VC fund guidance. ventureunlocked.substack.com
Village Global’s Venture Stories
- Publisher: Village Global
- Total Episodes: 523
Village Global’s Venture Stories takes you inside the world of venture capital and technology, featuring enlightening interviews with entrepreneurs, investors and tech industry leaders. The podcast is hosted by Village Global partner and co-founder Erik Torenberg. Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc/podcast for more.
China Money Podcast – Audio Episodes
- Publisher: China Money Network
- Total Episodes: 197
China Venture Capital, Private Equity and Primary Market Data, News and Insights
- Publisher: Yaro
- Total Episodes: 215
It’s time to vest some capital! — How to make money and then put that money to work to make more money. Listen in as your host Yaro interviews startup founders, entrepreneurs who’ve enjoyed big exits, angel investors, venture capitalists, crypto leaders, tech stock traders, real estate winners — all sharing how they made capital and put their capital to work.
- Publisher: TechCrunch, Chris Gates, Alex Wilhelm, Danny Crichton, Natasha Mascarenhas, Grace Mendenhall
- Total Episodes: 344
Equity is TechCrunch’s venture capital podcast. In each episode, you’ll hear the stories behind the money that runs Silicon Valley. Each week, TechCrunch reporter Alex Wilhelm, Managing Editor Danny Crichton and reporter Natasha Mascarenhas to discuss the news behind the launches, rounds and public debuts of the companies making waves. Produced by Chris Gates and Grace Mendenhall.
- Publisher: Andreessen Horowitz
- Total Episodes: 256
The a16z Podcast discusses tech and culture trends, news, and the future – especially as ‘software eats the world’. It features industry experts, business leaders, and other interesting thinkers and voices from around the world. This podcast is produced by Andreessen Horowitz (aka “a16z”), a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm. Multiple episodes are released every week; visit a16z.com for more details and to sign up for our newsletters and other content as well!
- Publisher: Floodgate
- Total Episodes: 46
Host Mike Maples Jr from venture capital firm FLOODGATE offers lessons from the startup super performers—BEFORE they were successful—featuring interviews with some of Silicon Valley’s most legendary entrepreneurs and thought leaders, including Netscape co-founder Marc Andreessen, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, Nextdoor co-founder Sarah Leary, Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Kreiger, and more.
Distilling Venture Capital
- Publisher: Bill Griesinger
- Total Episodes: 36
Host Bill Griesinger brings an informed, unbiased and unique historical perspective to the venture capital and high-tech world. Drawing on over 20 years in venture finance, working with tech companies and venture capitalists, he offers an unfiltered and transparent view of the venture capital & high-tech universe.
Sand Hill Road
- Publisher: NBC Bay Area
- Total Episodes: 71
What makes Silicon Valley the innovation capital of the world? It all starts on Sand Hill Road, considered the mecca of venture capital. Join us for insightful interviews from the heart of Silicon Valley with the VCs, start-ups and innovators behind the trending technologies of tomorrow. Hosted by NBC Bay Area business and technology reporter and host of Press:Here, Scott McGrew.
Origins – A podcast about Limited Partners, created by Notation Capital
- Publisher: Notation
- Total Episodes: 62
Origins is a podcast about Limited Partners, the firms and institutions that invest in venture capital funds. Through a series of interviews, we explore what has historically been an opaque corner of the startup ecosystem and learn how the people behind the capital make decisions. This podcast was created by Alex Lines and Nick Chirls, partners at Notation.
- Publisher: Joe Sweeny
- Total Episodes: 20
On this podcast, we talk to founders at newly minted startups who have just raised venture capital. We explore product, business model, technology, and the jobs they’re hiring for right now. Thanks for listening!
The Unquote Private Equity Podcast
- Publisher: Unquote
- Total Episodes: 45
The Unquote team is here twice a month to discuss all the hot topics in European private equity and venture capital
Running Through Walls
- Publisher: Venrock, a venture capital firm
- Total Episodes: 81
Running Through Walls is a Venrock podcast featuring candid conversations between investors and entrepreneurs. Each episode, we offer a behind-the-scenes look at the breakthroughs, challenges and nuttiness associated with building and growing companies. Venture capital firm Venrock has been investing in entrepreneurs across technology and healthcare since 1969.
Private Equity Laid Bare
- Publisher: Ludovic Phalippou
- Total Episodes: 24
Private equity, private markets, venture capital, real assets, LPs, GPs, no BS, no secrets — University of Oxford
B2B Revenue Acceleration
- Publisher: Operatix
- Total Episodes: 105
B2B Revenue Acceleration: The Podcast for Technology Leaders is a podcast dedicated to helping software executives stay on the cutting edge of sales and marketing in their industry. Whether you’re looking to follow emerging trends in B2B technology, learn from venture capital experts about their latest strategies, hear about pipeline and revenue acceleration tactics, or simply get more mileage out of your demand generation, this is the podcast for you. Each episode features topics like: channel strategies, B2B marketing tactics, account-based selling, C-Suite engagement, lead generation, demand generation, pipeline generation, revenue growth, venture capital, market entry, local markets, capital investment, qualified sales opportunities, and more.
In Visible Capital with PitchBook
- Publisher: PitchBook
- Total Episodes: 37
Historically, the private markets have been on the fringe, but as trillions of dollars have flowed into this dynamic asset class, there is an increasing need for greater insight. Since 2007, PitchBook has been shining a light on key trends and events in venture capital, private equity and M&A through comprehensive data and detailed analysis. Subscribe to our podcast for thoughtful conversations with industry leaders and PitchBook analysts to help you better understand the evolving capital markets.
The Consumer VC: Venture Capital I B2C Startups I Commerce | Early-Stage Investing
- Publisher: Mike Gelb
- Total Episodes: 155
The Consumer VC takes a look into early-stage consumer investing and venture capital. If you are interested in learning about consumer trends, have a b2c business and interested in learning about the fundraising process at the early stage, you have come to the right place.Mike interviews some of the top venture capitalists in the world that focus on B2C and consumer type companies or have a deep track record investing in these categories such as marketplaces, SaaS, social, CPG and non-tech subscription.Mike also interviews founders that are building some of the most disruptive consumer facing companies in the world. The conversation usually includes the insight the founder discovered, fundraising strategy, and the pitch.This podcast also includes bonus episodes. Each bonus episode dives into a particular subject that might not have to due with the fundraise or venture capital, but still would be helpful to founders. For example, a bonus episode on brand strategy or how to construct a board of directors. All bonus episodes will be clearly labeled.For all episodes, please visit www.theconsumervc.com. For updates, you can follow @mikegelb on Twitter.