Whether you’re traveling for the holidays, doing chores at home or headed on your regular commute, there’s nothing that helps pass that time quite like podcasts.
With that in mind, we compiled a short list of podcasts from Boston’s tech and startup community we think you should check out.
Angel Invest Boston
Host: Sal Daher
Angel Invest Boston is a podcast by angel investor Sal Daher, who interviews startup founders and other angel investors about lessons they have learned from their careers. The podcast releases a new episode every other Wednesday, with a total of 30 episodes so far. Past guests include Pixability founder Bettina Hein, angel investor Ty Danco, former Acquia CEO Jay Batson, angel investor Christopher Mirabile and former PayPal executive David Chang.
The Early Stage Podcast
Host: John Valentine
Early Stage is an interview podcast that focuses on early-stage startups in the Boston area, and it’s hosted by John Valentine, a former director at MassChallenge and LevelUp. Every interview focuses on the entrepreneur’s journey through creating a business, getting funding and finding customers. There are 19 total episodes so far. Profiled startups include RateGravity, Neurala, Tranquilo Mat, Mighty Well and Humon.
How Hard Can It Be?
Host: Mike Troiano
How Hard Can It Be? is an interview podcast that focuses on big players in Boston’s venture capital and tech scene, and it’s hosted by Mike Troiano, a partner at G20 Ventures and a former CMO at Actifio. There are a total of 30 episodes so far. Past guests include CarGurus CFO Jason Trevisan, Carbonite CEO Momahad Ali and ezCater founder Stefania Mallet.
MIT Enterprise Forum Podcast
Host: Randall Cronk
The MIT Enterprise Forum podcast focuses on a wide range of subject areas, including cryptocurrency, virtual reality, the Internet of Things and product design. The podcast is hosted by writer Randall Cronk. Past guests include Accomplice principal Sarah Downey, Lola co-founder Paul English and tech veteran Guy Kawasaki.
She Geeks Out Podcast
Hosts: Felicia Jadczak and Rachel Murray
This podcast is from She Geeks Out, a Boston-based organization dedicated to helping companies improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Hosted by She Geeks Out co-founders Felicia Jadczak and Rachel Murray, the podcast has a total of 64 episodes now. Past guests include CEO coach Emily Green, Nancy Cremins and Lynne Zagame of SheStarts, Wanderful CEO Beth Santos and edX engineer Nimisha Asthagiri.
Startup Boston Podcast
Host: Nic Dupuis
All you need to know about Startup Boston Podcast is in its name. Hosted by Nic Dupuis, the podcast features interviews with a number of local startup founders and other people in the Boston business community. Past guests include ArtLifting co-founder Liz Powers, 128 Technology founder Andy Ory and One Way Ventures co-founder Semyon Dukach.