Episode NO.385

Alex Wilhelm, Senior Editor at TechCrunch and well-known as @alex on Twitter, joins the show with Scott Kitun. Scott and Alex share their feels being able to talk to so many founders and struggles keeping up on email.

They run through Alex’s Chicago roots and Technori nostalgia – Alex talks about how Technori events helped familiarize him with the tech scene during his college years and early professional years.

Scott and Alex talk about the big changes in venture capital and the growing number of people joining the space, seeing niches like solopreneurs and equity crowdfunding shoot up in popularity. Scott finishes off the show with a little game of founder pantheon, who are some of the greatest founders of all time and why?