How I Built This with Guy Raz

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Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world's best known companies. How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built.


43:48 | Feb 26th, 2018

During the dot com boom of the late 1990s, Jimmy Wales was running an internet search company. That's when he began to experiment with the idea of an online encyclopedia. In 2001, Wales launched Wikip...Show More
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danny recommended:

Jimmy is a special dude. Started a company that impacts the life of almost a billion people and kept the site free. 👊🏾

27:16 | Dec 12th, 2016

In 1973, Yvon Chouinard started Patagonia to make climbing gear he couldn't find elsewhere. Over decades of growth, he has implemented a unique philosophy about business, leadership and profit.
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44:52 | Apr 22nd, 2019

At age 22, Whitney Wolfe helped launch Tinder, one of the world's most popular dating apps. But a few years later, she left Tinder and filed a lawsuit against the company alleging sexual harassment. T...Show More
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Some really interesting insights and very valid points on the lack of accountability on the internet and responsibility of us all to talk ab...Show More

1:16:26 | Feb 3rd

When she was working corporate jobs in New York City, Sarah LaFleur hated getting dressed in the morning; the choices in her closet felt overwhelming, many items didn't fit right or wore out too quick...Show More
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This girl is so amazing and so inspiring -- especially given how transparent she is about her career struggles. Most entrepreneurs make it s...Show More

1:14:41 | Sep 23rd, 2019

Andy Puddicome is not your typical entrepreneur – in his early twenties, he gave away everything he owned to train as a Buddhist monk. But after ten years, he decided he wanted to bring the benefits o...Show More
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ian recommended:

Had no idea Headspace started as an events company! Loved the founders backstories in this one.

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