Tech Culture Podcast

Tech Culture Podcast

Welcome to the Tech Culture Podcast, where we talk about careers, products, and business ideas related to tech. Tag along the journey of two curious explorers into the world of tech.

Recent Episodes

#9 - LinkedIn Top Indian Startups 2021

Nov. 5, 2021

Discover exciting startups from the LinkedIn Top Indian Startups 2021 list. Topics: 00:00 - Personal updates for last few months. 03:04 - Introduction to LinkedIn Top Indian Startups 2021 list. 03:44 - Fampay is India’s firs…

#8 - Industrials, Developer Tools and More - YC W21

Aug. 4, 2021

Discover interesting products from industrials, developer tools, wellness, and food industries from the YCombinator Winter 2021 Batch . Topics: 00:00 - Introduction. YC winter 2021 batch stats . 00:57 - Alba Orbital makes sa…

#7 - Niche E-Commerce and SaaS B2B - YC W21

July 17, 2021

Discover interesting niche e-commerce and SaaS B2B products from the YCombinator Winter 2021 Batch . Topics: 00:00 - Introduction. YC winter 2021 batch stats . 00:54 - Thryft - Shopify for Instagram sellers. Thryft turns a s…

#6 - 2 Marketplaces 2 Consumers

June 25, 2021

Discover interesting marketplaces and consumer products from the YCombinator Winter 2021 Batch . Topics: 00:00 - Use Newzip to get neighborhood advice from local experts. You can you connect with local experts to answer ques…

#5 - YC's Fintech Five

June 10, 2021

Discover interesting fintech companies from the YCombinator Winter 2021 Batch . Topics: 00:31 - Introduction. YC winter 2021 batch stats . Dropbox YC application . 01:39 - Kanda allows contractors to offer financing to homeo…

#4 - 2021's top marketplaces

May 20, 2021

Discover interesting products from the list of top 100 largest consumer-facing marketplace startups and private companies published by a16z. Topics: 00:00 - Introduction 00:50 - Interesting trends from a16z marketplace 100: …

About the Hosts

Prashant Anand

Host

Prashant is currently working as a Machine Learning Tech Lead at Mercari, Inc. in Tokyo, Japan. His areas of interest include creating production grade distributed machine learning systems as well as research in Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision & Speech Recognition. Feel free to reach out to him to have a chat.

Kaustubh Hiware

Host

Kaustubh is a Software Engineer, working in Mercari US, at Tokyo. He works on building a better search backend through collaboration with client & ML engineers. When not working on content for the podcast, he likes to watch anime to build up his Japanese vocab & argue with strangers on Reddit. He is a former Arch user.