These days, podcasts are everywhere. Every day new podcasts pop up, covering a variety of topics. Naturally, this has opened an avenue for entrepreneurs to follow. Given an entrepreneur’s unquenchable thirst for knowledge and new skills, it was only a matter of time before they started making use of this new platform.

While there will never be a perfect replacement for picking up a book on business, podcasts are becoming a close second. They contain within them pockets of wisdom for those that are looking. Here are some of the best podcasts for entrepreneurs looking up up their skills.

Rework: A Podcast by Basecamp

Rework is a podcast run by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson. Together these two share stories, unconventional wisdom, and other tips, tricks, and tools of the trade specifically for entrepreneurs.

How I Built This With Guy Raz

How I Built This With Guy Raz follows some of the best known (and more successful) companies worldwide, discussing how they came to be. The focus is mainly on the innovators, entrepreneurs, and dreamers who brought these ideas to life.

The Indicator from Planet Money

Planet Money’s The Indicator is a podcast perfect for any entrepreneur interested in learning about the business side of things. The podcast is far from dry, trying to infuse each episode with life by including games and other lively events.

The Time Ferriss Show

Tim Ferriss, the author of The A-Hour Workweek, has now turned his head towards creating podcasts. Naturally, these are designed specifically with fellow entrepreneurs in mind. HIs podcast includes a little bit of everything, including his hobbies and surprising guest stars.


Pivot is a podcast ideal for those looking for sharp wit and insight within the entrepreneur world. They discuss technology and how it can impact businesses and a variety of other subjects, from media to politics.

HBR IdeaCast

Two senior editors from the Harvard Business Review, Alison Beard and Curt Nickisch, have teamed up to create the HBR IdeaCast. This is a podcast that features different leaders in the business and management world.

The Successful Mind

The Successful Mind is run by entrepreneur and business coach David Neagle. His podcast helps guide entrepreneurs through creating a successful mindset for running a business, as well as providing them with the tools to handle obstacles. 

This Week in Startups

As the name suggests, This Week in Startups is a podcast focused on different companies around the world. Run by Jason Calacanis, this podcast showcases outstanding stories from the business world – from the most outlandish to the most successful. 

Side Hustle School

Chris Guillebeau is well known for his novel, The $100 Startup, as well as his more recent book – Side Hustle. Now he’s turning those ideas and advice into a podcast, Side Hustle School. His goal is to help people start new businesses without the need to make it their full-time career.