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Business of Software is a conference for people interested in running software businesses. Their older talks (2014 and earlier) are available on Vimeo but there is no decent index of those talks. This is such index.

Website teardowns (2014)

https://vimeo.com/117167627 by Dave Collins, 32 min.

Building Products Into Valuable, Sustainable Businesses (2014)

https://vimeo.com/112929605 by Michael Skok, 52 min.

Three Mistakes That Defined Our Company (2014)

https://vimeo.com/112925676 by Chris Savage, 47 min.

The Science of Web and Email Optimization (2014)

https://vimeo.com/112920153 by Brian Massey, 55 min.

Innovation Games (2014)

https://vimeo.com/112918018 by Luke Hohmann, 10 min.

Writing Non-Sucky Copy for Websites, Marketing Collateral and Newsletters (2014)

https://vimeo.com/112916362 by Joanna Wiebe, 54 min.

How To Grow and Scale A Culture with Limited Funds (2014)

https://vimeo.com/112913507 by Alicia Navarro, 1 hr.

When You Turn In Your Keyboard (2014)

https://vimeo.com/112906809 by Robert Moore, 8 min.

How To Get Honest Feedback From Employees (2014)

https://vimeo.com/112906570 by Claire Lew, 8 min.

Defining Your Customer. Articulating their Problem (2014)

https://vimeo.com/112906324 by Mark Abramson, 8 min.

The Future of Mobile Tech: Maybe Less is More?(2014)

https://vimeo.com/112906042 by Brydon Gillis, 8 min.

I Want to Know What it is Like to Be You (2014)

https://vimeo.com/112905766 by Jared Chung, 8 min.

Helping Customers Find You Online. The Everchanging World of Online Marketing (2014)

https://vimeo.com/111523603 by Rand Fishkin, 58 min.

Have We Leaned Too Far (2014)

https://vimeo.com/111519107 by Steve Johnson, 56 min.

Lessons Learned Through Teaching Entrepreneurs (2014)

https://vimeo.com/111514183 by Bill Aulet, 1 hr 3 min.

How Hackers and Innovators Accelerate Success (2014)

https://vimeo.com/111511947 by Shane Snow, 55 min.

Customer Centered Innovation (2014)

https://vimeo.com/111510744 by Tony Ulwick, 57 min.

Can You Build A Business Without Compromising Your Principles? (2014)

https://vimeo.com/111509858 by Joel Gascoigne, 58 min.

Motivation Matters (2014)

https://vimeo.com/110774231 by Kathy Sierra, 59 min.

Product Strategy is About Saying “No” (2014)

https://vimeo.com/110270432 by Des Traynor, 54 min.

9 Ways to Stop Hurting and Start Helping Women in Tech (2014)

https://vimeo.com/108143657 by Brianna Wu, 58 min.

Humanising The Web (2014)

https://vimeo.com/102911738 by Sarah Hatter, 39 min.

All Of Business Is a Stage (2014)

https://vimeo.com/102847142 by David Peto, 8 min.

Confronting Self Doubt For Fun and Profit (2014)

https://vimeo.com/102846869 by Adam Bird, 8 min.

What We Should Be Learning From Games (2014)

https://vimeo.com/102844804 by Chris Massey, 8 min.

Changing The World With Software (2014)

https://vimeo.com/102844379 by Carol Atack, 8 min.

Fragging Agile (2014)

https://vimeo.com/102844179 by Clarke Ching, 8 min.

Spotters’ Guide To UX Designers (2014)

https://vimeo.com/102843843 by Marine Barbaroux, 8 min.

Zero To A Thousand: How to Scale Your Team at Internet Speed (2014)

https://vimeo.com/102835848 by Paul Forster, 1 hr 2 min.

Tools To Help You Run Your Business (2014)

https://vimeo.com/102831988 by Alex Osterwalder, 1 hr 1 min.

The Developer’s Guide To Running Sales Teams (2014)

https://vimeo.com/102829438 by Jeff Szczepanski, 1 hr.

The Open Sesame (2014)

https://vimeo.com/102826585 by Dr. Laura James, 25 min.

How To Launch Successful Products in 12 Hours (2014)

https://vimeo.com/102826011 by Mikael Runhem, 40 min.

Philosophy of Customer Service (2014)

https://vimeo.com/100896387 by Derek Sivers, 41 min.

5 Habits of Highly Successful Cloud Businesses (2014)

https://vimeo.com/100788850 by Tim Barker, 1 hr.

The least you can do about usability (2014)

https://vimeo.com/100715196 by Steve Krug, 59 min.

The Strategic Role of Product Management (2008)

https://vimeo.com/100715193 by Steve Johnson, 1 hr 8 min.

Sales is not a Four Letter Word (2008)

https://vimeo.com/100715192 by Steve Goldenberg, 6 min.

Too important to be left to the marketing department (2008)

https://vimeo.com/100715191 by Seth Godin, 1 hr.

Obsessives, Soda Pop (2011)

https://vimeo.com/100715190 by John Nese, 1 hr.

The Web Psychologist - The Secret Psychology Behind Online Persuasion (2014)

https://vimeo.com/100713580 by Nathalie Nahai, 1 hr 5 min.

Selling 101 (2008)

https://vimeo.com/100713335 by Paul Kenny, 1 hr 6 min.

Launching our socks off (2008)

https://vimeo.com/100713334 by Larry Port, 6 min.

Software Success (2008)

https://vimeo.com/100713332 by Joel Spolsky, 46 min.

Founders at Work (2008)

https://vimeo.com/100713330 by Jessica Livingston, 50 min.

Ideas (2008)

https://vimeo.com/100713329 by Jason Fried, 55 min.

Product Management (2008)

https://vimeo.com/100687709 by Eric Sink, 47 min.

Insights from in and around MIT (2008)

https://vimeo.com/100687708 by Dharmesh Shah, 59 min.

Building Bad-Ass Software Businesses (2011)

https://vimeo.com/100687707 by Dharmesh Shah, 1 hr.

Life in the Information Economy (2008)

https://vimeo.com/100687705 by Cory Doctorow, 1 hr 5 min.

Keeping it real (2008)

https://vimeo.com/100525745 by Alexis Ohanian, 6 min.

Web 2.00 Business Models (2009)

https://vimeo.com/96807822 by Kathy Sierra, 54 min.

Ideas for Building Better Software Businesses (2009)

https://vimeo.com/96798875 by Dharmesh Shah, 59 min.

Building a Successful Software Business Ep. 3 (2010)

https://vimeo.com/96793059 by Dharmesh Shah, 1 hr 4 min.

Asteroid impact are you are a big lizard or a small and furry? (2009)

https://vimeo.com/96715842 by Mark Stephens, 6 min.

Ten Rules for Successful Products (2009)

https://vimeo.com/96714148 by Don Norman, 1 hr 5 min.

Crossing the Chasm (2009)

https://vimeo.com/96713374 by Geoffrey Moore, 57 min.

My problem; agile software development is ignoring me as a manager (2009)

https://vimeo.com/96712962 by Jurgen Appelo, 6 min.

Developing your sales story (2009)

https://vimeo.com/96712184 by Paul Kenny, 1 hr 5 min.

How to make your company remarkable (2009)

https://vimeo.com/96711700 by Ryan Carson, 49 min.

Joel Spolsky on Software (2009)

https://vimeo.com/96711253 by Joel Spolsky, 52 min.

My VC Year (2010)

https://vimeo.com/96710391 by Joel Spolsky, 1 hr.

From Bootstrap to $60m - What I’ve learnt (2010)

https://vimeo.com/96708171 by Scott Farquhar of Atlassian, 35 min.

The Science Of Lean Startups (2010)

https://vimeo.com/96707295 by Eric Ries, 58 min.

The Number One Goal Of Your Website (2010)

https://vimeo.com/96705799 by Rob Walling, 50 min.

Company Culture and its DNA (2010)

https://vimeo.com/96704641 by David Russo, 1 hr 3 min.

Selling Sales to Techies (2010)

https://vimeo.com/96703844 by Paul Kenny, 1 hr 2 min.

Stuff I Learned Selling My Business To Microsoft (2010)

https://vimeo.com/96703466 by Eric Sink, 49 min.

What Have I Learned In 40 Years Of Developing Software (2010)

https://vimeo.com/96702595 by Dan Bricklin, 1 hr 10 min.

Marketing To Minorities

https://vimeo.com/96701548 by Patrick McKenzie, 7 min.

Six Ways To Work Out Whether Advice Is Helpful To You (2010)

https://vimeo.com/96701057 by Jason Cohen, 57 min.

Hindsight From Over 100 Investments In Technology Companies

https://vimeo.com/96700358 by Hermann Hauser, 23 min.

Monetizing Apps

https://vimeo.com/96697834 by Ilja Laurs of GetJar, 23 min.

Making the World Suck Less (2011)

https://vimeo.com/96695901 by Alexis Ohanian, 53 min.

20 Tips on Starting a Business (2010)

https://vimeo.com/96691010 by Karl Treier, 7 min.

Quick Time (2010)

https://vimeo.com/96690528 by Tyler Rooney, 7 min.

Praxeology – Lessons from a lost science (2010)

https://vimeo.com/96690092 by Rory Sutherland, 1 hr 4 min.

SaaS & the Art of Pricing (2010)

https://vimeo.com/96689390 by Jeff Lawson, 51 min.

Unleashing Creativity (2011)

https://vimeo.com/96687910 by Josh Linkner, 59 min.

Confessions of a Wannapreneur (2011)

https://vimeo.com/96687557 by Patrick Foley, 7 min.

Naked Business - How Honesty Makes Money (2011)

https://vimeo.com/96685927 by Jason Cohen, 51 min.

Creating a Data Driven Business (2011)

https://vimeo.com/96685029 by David Cancel, 38 min.

Business of Social (2011)

https://vimeo.com/96684646 by Laura Fitton, 58 min.

Painless Billing (2011)

https://vimeo.com/96683959 by Michael McDerment of FreshBooks, 1 hr.

Engineering your marketing outcomes (2011)

https://vimeo.com/96683677 by Patrick McKenzie, 59 min.

The Art of Asking (2011)

https://vimeo.com/96683262 by Paul Kenny, 1 hr 3 min.

Building Great Companies (2011)

https://vimeo.com/96682611 by Tobias Lutke of Shopify, 29 min.

Y Combinator (2009)

https://vimeo.com/96682258 by Paul Graham, 54 min.

Getting to nowhere (2011)

https://vimeo.com/96681928 by Justin Goeres, 7 min.

Beyond Happiness (2009)

https://vimeo.com/96681649 by Jennifer Aaker, 1 hr 3 min.

Are you afraid to truly make an impact

https://vimeo.com/96595990 by Seth Godin, 59 min.

Do Worry Be Happy

https://vimeo.com/96595923 by Peldi Guillizzoni, 1 hr 1 min.

Why I sold my business and gave the money away

https://vimeo.com/96593508 by Derek Sivers, 35 min.

Decentralization is disruptive and hard to catch (2011)

https://vimeo.com/96576959 by Clayton Christensen, 1 hr 32 min.

Business Model Generation (2011)

https://vimeo.com/93605040 by Alex Osterwalder, 49 min.

Building Things To Help You Sell The Things You Build

https://vimeo.com/81693597 by Patrick McKenzie, 55 min.

The Heart and Soul of a Developer Trapped in the Shiny Suit of a Salesman

https://vimeo.com/81686204 by Michael Muhney, 50 min.

Building the Minimum Bad Ass User. Part Two (2013)

https://vimeo.com/81625882 by Kathy Sierra, 1 hr.

Why Are Bald Men Under-Represented in Senior Management (2013)

https://vimeo.com/81551485 by Rosemary Francis, 7 min.

How to Get Rid of Stupid Users

https://vimeo.com/81549030 by Magga Dora Ragnarsdottir, 7 min.

The Second Most Disturbing Thing I Have Ever Held in My Hands and Other Stories

https://vimeo.com/81544982 by Dominick Reed, 7 min.

Product Strategy is About Saying No (2013)

https://vimeo.com/81544164 by Des Traynor, 7 min.

Do One Thing Every Day That Scares You (2013)

https://vimeo.com/81541561 by Abby Fichtner, 7 min.

Leadership in Crisis - When Stuff Gets Real (2013)

https://vimeo.com/81532529 by Scott Farquhar, 55 min.

Ask the Audience (2013)

https://vimeo.com/81354126 panel discussion, 39 min.

Support is Never, Ever, As Important as Product Development. Discuss.

https://vimeo.com/81347806 by Sarah Hatter, 56 min.

How to Scale an International Software Business Successfully (2013)

https://vimeo.com/81343096 by Thomas Erickson, 57 min.

If data can help win Elections, what can it help you do for your business? (2013)

https://vimeo.com/81287121 by Dan Siroker, 55 min.

Building Successful in-house Innovation Teams (2013)

https://vimeo.com/81281458 by Jeff Gothelf, 55 min.

Recruiting and Hiring a Bad-Ass Team (2013)

https://vimeo.com/81220630 by Mikey Trafton, 58 min.

Understanding Your Personality Style and When to Change It (2013)

https://vimeo.com/81213319 by Paul Kenny, 1 hr 10 min.

The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work (2013)

https://vimeo.com/81161611 by Scott Berkun, 57 min.

Uncovering the Jobs to Be Done (2013)

https://vimeo.com/81153746 by Bob Moesta and Chris Spiek, 57 min.

Dynamic Strategy and the End of Competitive Advantage (2013)

https://vimeo.com/81125989 by Rita McGrath, 52 min.

Lessons from the Trenches in Scaling Culture (2013)

https://vimeo.com/81023290 by Dharmesh Shah, 55 min.

Developers, entrepreneurs and depression (2013)

https://vimeo.com/78419167 by Greg Baugues, Table Xi 31 min.


https://vimeo.com/68844906 by JOSH LINKNER, 59 min.


https://vimeo.com/68691273 by LAURA FITTON, 58 min.


https://vimeo.com/68457314 by TOBIAS LUTKE, 29 min.


https://vimeo.com/67664394 by JEFF LAWSON, 51 min.

Getting to Nowhere

https://vimeo.com/63579983 by Justin Goeres, 7 min.

4ormat - Things I Learned the Hard Way at Amazon.com

https://vimeo.com/63573931 by Tyler Rooney, 7 min.

20 Tips on Starting a Business (2011)

https://vimeo.com/63568915 by Karl Treier, 7 min.


https://vimeo.com/63234719 by DAVID CANCEL, 38 min.


https://vimeo.com/63125209 by CLAYTON CHRISTENSEN, 1 hr 32 min.


https://vimeo.com/62672356 by PATRICK MCKENZIE, 59 min.

Naked Business: How I made more money through honesty

https://vimeo.com/61798472 by Jason Cohen, 51 min.

How to Make the World Suck Less Using Software

https://vimeo.com/61704142 by Alexis Ohanian, 53 min.

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid (2011)

https://vimeo.com/61605414 by Corey Reid, 7 min.

Confessions of a Wannapreneur (2011)

https://vimeo.com/61558256 by Patrick Foley, 7 min.

Building Competitive Advantage through Business Model Thinking

https://vimeo.com/61531450 by Alex, 49 min.

The Founder’s Dilemmas (2012)

https://vimeo.com/55189439 by Noam Wasserman, 1 hr 5 min.

Valuation and Competition (2012)

https://vimeo.com/54995524 by Dharmesh Shah, 58 min.

The Cultural Anthropology of Stack Exchange (2012)

https://vimeo.com/54912932 by Joel Spolsky, 1 hr.

Founding and Scaling (2012)

https://vimeo.com/54699206 by Peter Bauer, 47 min.

How our jobs are killing us and what we can do about it (2012)

https://vimeo.com/54510450 by Brock Armstrong, 8 min.

Pulling success from fear (2012)

https://vimeo.com/54502946 by Jody Burgess, 7 min.

How not to lock in mistakes early (2012)

https://vimeo.com/54502944 by Tim Cull, 7 min.

Make your innovations last 5000 years (2012)

https://vimeo.com/54502943 by Gregory Menvielle, 7 min.

Be smart, get things done (2012)

https://vimeo.com/54502942 by Joel Worral, 7 min.

They’re all just perspectives (2012)

https://vimeo.com/54502941 by Des Traynor, 8 min.

The surprising truth about moving others (2012)

https://vimeo.com/54478625 by Dan Pink, 1 hr 9 min.

Building the minimum Badass User (2012)

https://vimeo.com/54469442 by Kathy Sierra, 1 hr.

Coding is the easy part! (2012)

https://vimeo.com/54433263 by Peldi, 1 hr 2 min.

How to build a world class culture in 3 easy steps

https://vimeo.com/54433262 by Mikey Trafton, 52 min.

Going global from the edge of the world (2012)

https://vimeo.com/54423481 by Adii Pienaar, 59 min.

Resistance is futile! (2012)

https://vimeo.com/54076836 by Paul Kenny, 59 min.

When software and people mix (2012)

https://vimeo.com/54076835 by Gail Goodman, 50 min.

The mobile future, Real vs Meme Businesses, Pitching technology to journalists (2012)

https://vimeo.com/54057113 by Dan Lyons, 1 hr 8 min.

How data will make you do totally the wrong thing (2012)

https://vimeo.com/54004040 by Jason Cohen, 50 min.

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