Inc. Uncensored

Inc. Uncensored

Inc. Uncensored is a lively weekly podcast exploring the fast-moving world of startups, entrepreneurship, technology, and high-growth businesses—all through the eyes of the veteran business journalists of Inc. and Inc.com. We’ll keep you up to date on industry trends, best practices, and cool companies. The host is Inc. editor James Ledbetter (formerly of Reuters, TIME and The Industry Standard) and regular participants include: Executive editor Jon Fine, longtime BusinessWeek columnist and Inc.’s technology editor; Senior writer Christine Lagorio-Chafkin who covers technology, startups and...

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#198 What This Year's 9 Biggest Startup Acquisitions Mean For Small Businesses

Inc. Uncensored

The 9 biggest startup acquisitions of 2018, Inc.'s best industries feature and Diana Nelson, the granddaughter of the founder of Carlson Wagonlit

36 Min

Dec 7, 2018

#197 No, They Aren't Holidays But Here's Why the Shopping Days Matter

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Shopping days, Carhartt and Pete & Gerry's CEO Jesse Laflamme

27 Min

Nov 30, 2018

#196 This Baker Built a Loyal Community. It Saved Her Business When Cancer Struck

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Facebook handling a major crises, an entrepreneur building a pie business and the future of depression treatment

32 Min

Nov 23, 2018

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31 min
Nov 16, 2018
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Amazon heads towards Crystal City, Virginia and Long Island City, New York, startups "veganize" traditional Thanksgiving dishes and the family business of Nuts.com

24 min
Nov 9, 2018
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The impact of the midterm results, an MIT invention and the backstory of a $4 million healthcare company

24 min
Nov 2, 2018
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Midterm elections, the rise of Gab and ways to beef up staffing during holiday season

25 min
Oct 26, 2018
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Co-founder of Fishs Eddy, Julie Gaines, talks about her new book and the Inc. staff explore the technology of the future

19 min
Oct 19, 2018
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A Vape startup making billions, rethinking the future of malls and a founder who is keeping her day job

26 min
Oct 12, 2018
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Inc.’s Private Titans list, why Clif Bar will never go public and Taylor Swift's viral Instagram post

29 min
Oct 5, 2018
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Amazon raising its minimum wage, Christine Lagorio-Chafkin's new book and the "Shark Tank Effect"

30 min
Sep 28, 2018
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Inc.'s Female Founders 100 list, advice buyers need to know and e-scooter company Bird

26 min
Sep 21, 2018
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What's up with Elon Musk now and why are there so many hip, new coffee companies?

31 min
Sep 14, 2018
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A decade after the financial crisis, where are we now, plus the FDA threatens the future of vaping.

28 min
Sep 7, 2018
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Silicon Valley heads to Capitol Hill and Colin Kaepernick partners with Nike

22 min
Aug 31, 2018
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Inc's writers and editors talk about Silicon Valley's feminist hero, Ellen Pao.

25 min
Aug 24, 2018
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Inc writers and editors break down the Inc 500.

45 min
Aug 17, 2018
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Behind the scenes of CNBC's The Profit and the totally surprising backstory of the focus group.

28 min
Aug 10, 2018
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Elon Musk sends a controversial tweet, and social media platforms debate the boundaries of free speech.

27 min
Aug 3, 2018
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We say goodbye to MoviePass, talk about a possible trade war, and talk to founder of a legendary comedy club.

44 min
Jul 27, 2018
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A look behind Sweetgreen's success and the spectacular story of Sumner Redstone

25 min
Jul 20, 2018
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How Silicon Valley Makes Us Angry Plus How Alexa Is Targeting Kids

32 min
Jul 13, 2018
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How the middle class disappeared and how one (fake) company helped a real startup grow

26 min
Jul 6, 2018
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How KeyMe is disrupting the locksmith industry and a look into the best stories from Inc.'s How I Made it issue.

32 min
Jun 29, 2018
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The Ruthless Realm of Meal Kits and the Company that Says it Can Repel Sharks

26 min
Jun 22, 2018
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An Immigrant with a Hot New Startup and Uncertain Future and How Giphy is Planning to Make Money

27 min
Jun 15, 2018
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How Theranos Tricked the World and Insurance for Ride-Sharing Trips

25 min
Jun 8, 2018
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Howard Schultz hints at stepping into politics and a conference of chefs tries to figure out what to do about green crabs

28 min
Jun 1, 2018
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How Wawa Became a Beloved $10 Billion Business, Plus Inside the Best Workplaces of 2018

35 min
May 25, 2018
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An Egg War With the FDA and How Kids Are Talking to AI

30 min
May 18, 2018
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The Supreme Court's sports betting decision could mean huge things for businesses and whatever happened with the high school summer job?

29 min
May 11, 2018
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With this app, you too can be an astronaut, plus the rise of college e-sports

37 min
May 4, 2018
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Body Hacking Over 40, E-Scooter Wars, and 400 Startups Trying to Be the Next Warby Parker

34 min
Apr 27, 2018
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We look into a startup visa program that never really got off the ground and some of most creative young entrepreneurs in 2018.

40 min
Apr 6, 2018
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How Spotify went public without help from Wall Street, and the man who's trying to use molly for therapy.

30 min
Mar 30, 2018
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A women-only co-working space in NYC is facing an investigation, and there's a new market for horror shorts.

28 min
Mar 23, 2018
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This week, the Inc crew talks about what's going on with Facebook and the electric scooter coming soon to a town near you.

34 min
Mar 16, 2018
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A look into industries you might not have thought of and the story of a mysterious ghost ship

28 min
Mar 9, 2018
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What's Amazon up to now and how is Reddit dealing with Russian propaganda.

33 min
Mar 2, 2018
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How immigration policy affects business and Daymond John's goal-setting strategy

26 min
Feb 23, 2018
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A look at how the bulletproofing industry has grown after years of mass shooting and how groups are trying to harness the power of bitcoin.

35 min
Feb 16, 2018
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Changing it up in the sex toy industry and loans based in bitcoin.

35 min
Feb 9, 2018
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The Inc. team talks about the best way to get a loan and the best gadgets to help athletes win

34 min
Feb 2, 2018
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The Inc. team questions Trump's effect on small businesses and the use of a flamethrower as a business model

38 min
Jan 26, 2018
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How start-ups marked the women's march and why some companies are banking on Montana

34 min
Jan 19, 2018
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What kind of rights should robots have and why we all need to take a trip to the Walmart on Guam

40 min
Jan 12, 2018
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How technology is doing things we didn't know needed to be done and how Trump's new immigration decision will affect businesses

24 min
Dec 29, 2017
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This week, Inc. looks back on some of their favorite stories of 2017, from the decline of the tech IPO to an innovative contraceptive business, and then to the money-making side of August's solar eclipse.

36 min
Dec 22, 2017
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This week, Inc. writers and editors discuss the rapid growth of Halo Top, the once hated-on ice cream company that now pulls in $100 million in sales.

39 min
Jul 21, 2017
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This week, Inc. editors and writers welcome Warby Parker cofounders Neil Blumenthal and David Gilboa into the studio to talk about how the company ingrowing up, embracing physical retail, and disrupting opthamologists.

41 min
Jul 7, 2017
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This week, Inc. editors and writers discuss the mounting problem of sexism on the part of Silicon Valley VCs.

41 min
May 12, 2017
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WeWork’s Growing Pains Could Include Labor Violations

35 min
May 4, 2017
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#115: How a First Date Led to a Prototype, a Startup, and a Marriage

31 min
Apr 28, 2017
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Boxed and its robot work force, a casting call for Shark Tank, and and exit interview with the founder of Light Blue Optics

36 min
Apr 14, 2017
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After Battling Depression, Cosmetics Entrepreneur Michelle Phan Is Ready for a Fresh Start

30 min
Apr 7, 2017
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When a Founder Gets Ousted From Her Eponymous Company, Who Keeps the Name?

36 min
Mar 31, 2017
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The Daily Habits That Help Entrepreneurs Succeed

39 min
Mar 24, 2017
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The Founder of Thinx Revolutionized Periods, but Was She Too Extreme for Her Own Company?

30 min
Mar 17, 2017
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From Profit to the Presidency: Is Lying the New Path to Success?

34 min
Mar 10, 2017
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Will Entrepreneurs Benefit from the GOP's New Healthcare Plan?

34 min
Mar 3, 2017
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For SpaceX, Tourism Is the Next Giant Leap in Space Travel

36 min
Feb 24, 2017
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The Legal Battle Brewing Between a TV Star and a Coffee Entrepreneur

31 min
Feb 17, 2017
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Will Linda McMahon Go to the Mat for American Small Businesses?

40 min
Feb 10, 2017
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Will a New NAFTA Deal Really Benefit U.S. Entrepreneurs?

37 min
Feb 3, 2017
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Why U.S. Entrepreneurs Are Betting on Cuba Despite the Risks

35 min
Jan 27, 2017
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Biometric Companies Want to Replace Your Passport, Wallet, Keys, Credit Card...

43 min
Jan 20, 2017
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How Automation Will Shape the Future of Employment

48 min
Jan 13, 2017
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Should American Workers Have the Right to Disconnect?

46 min
Jan 6, 2017
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Why Traditional Companies Are Racing to Acquire Tech Startups

38 min
Dec 30, 2016
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See You Never, 2016

40 min
Dec 23, 2016
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How Shazaam Was the Best Movie Sinbad Never Made

36 min
Dec 16, 2016
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The Man Who Almost Invented Uber

34 min
Dec 9, 2016
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When You're in a Startup, Every Day Is a Knife Fight

44 min
Dec 2, 2016
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How "League of Legends" Outgrew the Gaming Industry​ and Became a Sport

36 min
Nov 25, 2016
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It's Like "The Wire," but with Seafood

39 min
Nov 18, 2016
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Robots Could Help Us Live Forever, But Is It Worth It?

45 min
Nov 11, 2016
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Trump Is Elected; Your Toaster Is a Bot

45 min
Nov 4, 2016
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Silicon Valley Rocks the Vote

40 min
Oct 28, 2016
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The Startup That Aims to Build a Better Bra

40 min
Oct 21, 2016
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Meet Pepper, The Humanoid Robot

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