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Today's show is a CLASSIC TWiST founder interview. Anchor Co-Founder Mike Mignano joins to tell Anchor's founding story (1:40), break down what it's like getting acquired by Spotify (15:32), and talk about how RSS standards might be stunting innovation in the podcasting space. (33:17) 0:00 Jason int...

Today's show is a CLASSIC TWiST founder interview. Anchor Co-Founder Mike Mignano joins to tell Anchor's founding story (1:40), break down what it's like getting acquired by Spotify (15:32), and talk about how RSS standards might be stunting innovation in the podcasting space. (33:17) 0:00 Jason intros today's guest: Anchor Co-Founder Mike Mignano 1:40 Mike explains why he started Anchor, the original inspiration and first versions, finding PMF, building the nuts and bolts of a great podcast publishing experience 14:23 Helpware - Go to https://helpware.com/TWIST to get $1000 off your first invoice 15:32 Why Anchor sold to Spotify, the Series B term sheet they were considering at the time of acquisition, getting courted by Spotify CEO Daniel Ek, Anchor's first check story 24:44 LinkedIn Jobs - Post your first job for free at https://linkedin.com/twist 25:58 Why Apple hasn't innovated in podcasting, paid podcasts vs. advertising 31:59 Babbel - Save up to 60% off your language learning subscription at https://babbel.com/twist  33:17 Why Mike wrote his recent article: “The Standards Innovation Paradox”, evolving standards to increase innovation, the Substack example Read Mike's article: https://mignano.medium.com/the-standards-innovation-paradox-e14cab521391

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