Infinite Games – Building the Next Y Combinator with Brett Goldstein of Launch House

Brett Goldstein is Co-Founder of Launch House, a private community focused on connecting and supporting top entrepreneurs. In this episode, Brett and Daniel discuss innovation, the future of education, and vibes as a moat.
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February 4, 2022
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Brett Goldstein spent a year traveling to 18 countries, volunteering as a music teacher in refugee camps.
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“If you can create a strong vibe where people feel deeply connected, deeply indebted to the community and the mission, you're set. Nobody wants to join another professional networking group anymore. They're looking for a good vibe.” – Brett Goldstein

Brett Goldstein (@thatguyBG) is Co-Founder of Launch House, a private community focused on connecting and supporting top entrepreneurs. Brett was previously a product manager at Accenture, Google, and Clearbit

To listen to Brett's quick interview on habits, routines, and inspirations, click here.

For more, explore the transcript of this episode


  • Brett's background as a product manager
  • On investing early in Bitcoin and Ethereum
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • The origins of Launch House
  • How innovation happens
  • The future of communications technology
  • The future of education
  • Y Combinator vs. Launch House
  • Vibes as a moat
  • The outlook for Launch House


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