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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.

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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. 👊🏾

31:23 | Jul 3rd, 2017

We're hard at work planning our upcoming live shows, so we bring you this favorite from the last year: Spanx. At 27, Sara Blakely was selling fax machines and desperate to reinvent her life. So she ca...Show More
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ggarnhart recommended:

One of the best How I Built This episodes was also one of the first. Spanx's Startup story is charming and fun.

1:08:52 | Mar 18th, 2019

In early 2015, Jen Rubio was racing through an airport to catch a flight when her suitcase broke, leaving a trail of clothing behind her. She tried to replace it with a stylish, durable, affordable su...Show More
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mm recommended:

Enjoyed this episode about a successful self-made woman entrepreneur! Jen and Steph were the perfect co-founders to create the "Warby Parker...Show More

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