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Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn Co-Founder and Greylock partner, explains how famous founders take their companies from zero to a gazillion. In each episode, he offers an unconventional theory about scale, and proves it, detective-style, through conversations with iconic entrepreneurs. Original music and hilariously honest stories make this straight from Silicon Valley podcast unlike anything you’ve heard. Season One guests include Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook), Eric Schmidt (Google), Sara Blakely (Spanx), Brian Chesky (Airbnb), Reed Hastings (Netflix), Bill Gates (Microsoft), Linda Rottenberg (Endeavor), Kara Goldin (Hint Water).

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