“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
- Connect with Brett Goldstein: Twitter | LinkedIn | Website
- Launch House
- Protocol Labs
- Paul Graham
- Michael Houck
- a16z (Andreessen Horowitz)
- Sequoia Capital
- Y Combinator
- Tony Hsieh
- Mark Zuckerberg
- Bill Gates
- McKinsey & Company
- Tiger Global
- Balaji Srinivasan
- Alexis Ohanian
- AWS (Amazon Web Services)
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