Travis Kalanick of Uber - TWiST #180

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0:00-2:00 Welcome to TWiST with Travis Kalanick of Uber. 2:00-3:30 Jason talks about gambling on dinner in Vegas with Mike D from the Beastie Boys. 3:30-5:00 Thank you to GoToMeeting for sponsoring the show. Check out their beautiful new HD Faces product when you sign up at 5:00-7:00 Travis talks about his first company, doing SAT Prep, when he was 18. 7:00-8:30 Travis' SAT score revealed! 8:30-10:30 Travis's second company, Scour, was the first peer-to-peer software. 11:45-15:30 Travis talks about Michael Ovitz and Ron Burkle, who invested in his first company. 15:30-18:30 Travis discusses how Scour evolved into a huge platform. 18:30-23:30 Scour starts to meet with music execs and senators about copyrighted content and peer-to-peer sharing. 23:30-25:30 How do you deal with all of this insanity as a 22 year old founder? 25:30-26:15 Ovitz invested in Scour, a company that is cannibalizing his own industry, then denies that he knew what was going on. 26:15-28:00 Thank you to Hiscox for sponsoring the show. Go to to get a free, fast quote online for your small business or startup! 28:00-35:00 Travis tells a harrowing tale of getting threatened by a shady industry type before going on stage at one of Jason's digital coast eve…

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