Podcasts have become an invaluable resource in our digital savvy - and digital dependent - world. We've narrowed down the must-listen-to podcasts for Entrepreneurs and CEOs to set you up for success on your next business acquisition.
with Patrick O'Shaughnessy
Every episode of Invest Like the Best brings new insight, ideas, methods, and stories from people that will help you better invest your time and money. Patrick O'Shaughnessy talks with a variety of CEOs and entrepreneurs from across the globe about international business strategy and investment.
with Shane Parrish
The Knowledge Project focuses on the mental mindsets and stamina necessary for business investing. This thought provoking listen hosts different professionals every two weeks that share valuable lessons and advice. "You'll walk away from every episode with actionable insights that will help you get better results and live a more meaningful life."
with Ryan Tansom
Ryan Tansom is here to provide business owners and entrepreneurs with the information they need after they've invested. Growing business value, creating exit options, maximizing take home dollars, and leaving behind a legacy are all topics covered in this podcast that hosts authors from Forbes, Inc., HBR, EO and entrepreneurs who've had 6+ figure exits.
with Alex Bridgeman
Think Like an Owner focuses on how to acquire and run small companies, covering topics like search funds, micro private equity, and permanent capital. Listen to conversations with business owners and private investors weekly.
with Ryan Condie
Ryan Condie provides thoughts on the current small business acquisition space with inside looks into the deals he is personally looking at. Listen in on updates from investors and bankers and learn what to focus on and what to avoid during acquisition.
For more information on Entrepreneurship through Acquisition, check out our Beginner's Guide to Entrepreneurship through Acquisition!
with Jim O'Shaughnessy and Jamie Catherwood
The goal of Infinite Loops is to provide listeners with a multi-faceted lens to the fluctuating - and often confusing - marketplace. Hosts, Jim O’Shaughnessy, a University of Minnesota Alum, and Jamie Catherwood, offer fresh perspectives on diverse topics including history, philosophy, art, science, linguistics, and quantitative analysis to help you become a better investor and more nuanced thinker.
with Aaron Eggert
The Power of Nine Podcast gives listeners a glimpse into what makes local Minnesota entrepreneurs and leaders "tick". The stories shared are meant to make you reflect on your interactions with business, with yourself, and with those around you. Aaron Eggert ends the episodes on a lighter note, with him and his guest answering nine random questions about any topic under the sun - usually entertaining, and sometimes explicit.
with John Mihaljevic
This Week in Intelligent Investing talks all things investment - big surprise there - covering a broad range of topics. Enjoy authentic, unscripted discussion with top thought-leading investors including Chris Bloomstran of Semper Augustus Investments Group, Phil Ordway of Anabatic Investment Partners, Elliot Turner of RGA Investment Advisors, and more.
with Howard Lindzon
Listen for interviews with entrepreneurs, investors, venture capitalists, and traders about their companies, their track records, their favorite ideas, and their favorite trends. This includes best ideas, worst investments, biggest failures, daily habits, and recommended reading.
with David Brown
"Business is war. The outcome of these battles shapes what we buy and how we live." David Brown is here to divulge the war stories behind big companies and their leaders, investors, inventors, and executives - whether that be their success or their ruin.
with Guy Raz
Guy Raz shares the stories behind some of the world's best known companies including Microsoft, Southwest, Zillow, and Cisco Systems. How I Built This invites listeners into the narratives of top innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built.
Listening to any - or all - of these podcasts will provide you with an inside scoop and competitive edge when pursuing your next business investment venture. Have a venture and looking for a loan, check out our Guide to Business Loans. In any case, don't let the free advice, insight, and tools from top industry professionals go to waste.