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July 2, 2018

The VentureFizz Guide to Great Boston Podcasts: 2018 Edition

Podcasts are big now. Really, really big. For many of us, it’s the primary way we consume discussion-based entertainment, and in Boston’s tech and entrepreneurial community, there’s no shortage of shows you can listen to this very minute.

For this feature, we put our heads together and came up with a list of ten great podcasts we think you should check out. Enjoy!

The VentureFizz Podcast

A little bit of self-promotion never hurt anyone! You probably know about our show by now, but if you don't, VentureFizz Founder Keith Cline talks to some of the top leaders in the Boston tech and entrepreneurial space, including founders, CEOs, investors, and more!

Seeking Wisdom

In this podcast by Drift, Founder and CEO David Cancel teams up with VP of Marketing Dave Gerhardt to discuss personal and professional growth with a variety of guests. Top-notch marketing insights too!

The Early Stage Podcast

John Valentine, Manager of Technology Identification and Communications at Thales, sits down with startups at their Seed and Series A stages to discuss the trials and tribulations of growing a company. 

Angel Invest Boston Podcast

Angel investor Sal Daher talks to guests about the process of starting a brand-new company. Great host, and I think his perspective as an investor adds some nice color to the deep dive discussions.

She Geeks Out

For a change of pace, here’s a fun podcast that is not about tech in the strictest sense. The She Geeks Out Podcast is a show about women from all walks of life; some of the core topics here are diversity, inclusion, and entrepreneurship, though the subject matter of episodes can really run the gamut.

How Hard Can It Be?

Well-known venture capitalist Mike Troiano talks to leaders in Boston tech for a friendly, entertaining show about the hits and misses in Boston VC.

HBR IdeaCast

A cool podcast by Harvard Business Review. Covers everything from entrepreneurship to self-help, educational topics, and deep dives into both subjects and people.

Innovation Hub

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Here's a WGBH podcast focused on innovation, but think of it more as innovation as a concept rather than strict entrepreneurship. The podcast is focused more on great ideas wherever they may be, including medicine, education, relationships, to yes, business. Great production all-around.

MIT Enterprise Forum Cambridge

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Lively panels, discussions, and lectures by some of the brightest in tech. Some of their recent topics include IoT and blockchain!

Harvard Innovation Labs

A great podcast by the fine folks of Harvard Innovation Labs. Looks at entrepreneurship with a large focus on storytelling, which is always welcome!

Know any other cool podcasts in Boston tech? Email me at alex@venturefizz.com and we may use your recommendation for a future post!


Alexander Culafi is a Staff Writer at VentureFizz. Follow him on Twitter: @culafia.