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The Startup Microdose - Thought-provoking podcast on entrepreneurship. Interviews with leading startup founders - unpacking their stories, opinions, quirks and wisdom. From billion dollar lawsuits to flow states and diversity...we discuss it all. Brought to you by hosts Oliver Jones & Ed Stephens.
||CleanKenny Ewan, Founder WeFarm - The Digital Ecosystem for the Biggest Industry on Earth||WeFarm is the world’s first peer-to-peer knowledge sharing platform for farmers. In just a few years, 1.5 million farmers have signed up and over 260 million messages have been exchanged leading to tangible improvements in farming outcomes and quality||24 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKwame Ferreira, CEO Impossible.com - Building a Future We Want||Kwame’s mercurial career includes roles as a professor of design, a filmmaker and the founder of the most successful record label in the history of Portugal. His true calling is the solution of meaningful problems from a design, engineering and syst||11 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPeter Briffett, Founder Wagestream - Fintech's Solution to Payday Poverty||Peter is a serially successful entrepreneur with a number of exits under his belt. His most notable was to Microsoft in 2006. That business then went on to become the most successful post-acquisition product in Microsoft history, earning Peter a congra.||25 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDavid Hickson, Founders Factory - The Pragmatic Art of Startup Fundraising||David’s 20-year career contains some remarkable highs: overseeing Lastminute.com’s $1.2bn exit to Travelocity, merging mydeco.com with Made.com, founding Tribesports and raising £2m from Adidas, acting as an NED for Simba Sleep and now as part of t||11 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr Barney Gilbert, Founder Forward Health - Connecting Healthcare||Barney studied at Oxford and Harvard Universities before working as a doctor for the NHS. His experiences juggling multiple pagers and sending faxes (yes, faxes!) on graveyard hospital shifts led him to start Forward Health with fellow doctor, Lydia Ya.||28 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPip & Nut and Young Foodies - How to Succeed in the F&B Sector||This conversation is with Thea Alexander and Pip Murray. Thea is the founder of Young Foodies – a community platform supporting food & beverage startups as they try to get off the ground and achieve scale. They have helped a number of brands become m||10 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSimon Beckerman, Founder Depop - Democratising E-commerce||Simon is the founder of Depop – a peer-to-peer social shopping app for creatives which boasts over 10 million members and $43m in funding to date. Simon started out in design and publishing. He created innovative sunglass brand RETROSUPERFUTURE, an e||26 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWil Harris, Founder Entale Media - The Podcast Revolution||Wil disappointed his mother when he abandoned a career in corporate law to start ChannelFlip Media. Apparently he had a 'good feeling' after waking up one day with a business plan scrawled on a napkin. Six years later, on Christmas Eve, he sold the bus.||12 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBill Liao, Serial Entrepreneur & Investor - How Purpose makes Anything Possible||A serial entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist, diplomat, and author; Bill founded not one but two unicorn companies in the 80s and 90s. His ambitions are now always driven by the purpose of creating a 'world that works for all life'. His work includ.||29 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGiles Rhys Jones, CMO What3Words - Only Three Words to Save the World||Giles is the CMO of What3Words. What3Words is one of the truly visionary companies on the current UK tech scene. They have addressed the world by dividing it into 57 trillion 3x3 squares, each with a three-word label. Already used by Mercedes, the Uni.||17 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEd Klinger, CEO Flock - The Golden Age of Drones is Nigh||Ed is the founder of Flock – a UK government & Silicon valley-backed insurtech platform disrupting the insurance industry with its real-time risk assessment and pay-as-you-fly model. Flock’s first product caters to the $100bn drone market. We learn||1 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSergey Musienko, Founder Atlas Biomed - The Gut as a Gateway to Personalised Wellness||Sergey is the founder of Atlas Biomed. Atlas is a personalised healthcare company empowering individuals to take control of their health through actionable recommendations based on gene and microbiome tests. We discuss the exciting potential of this s.||17 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJulian Hearn, Founder Huel - Sustainable Fuel for the Human Body||Julian is the entrepreneur and marketing wizard behind Huel. Huel is a 'nutritionally complete' food product which aims to change how we produce and consume food. The 'hockey stick' growth of the business since launch in 2015 attests to its wild popu.||27 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmma Sayle, Founder Killing Kittens - The Changing Landscape of Sex & Sexuality||Emma is the founder of notorious adult party brand Killing Kittens which focuses on empowering female sexuality. Emma is widely hailed as the UK’s foremost female ‘sex entrepreneur’. We learn how she built the Killing Kittens empire which now hol||30 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaya Pindeus, CEO & Founder Humanising Autonomy - Our Future with Machines||Maya Pindeus is the CEO & Co-Founder of Humanising Autonomy who are using deep machine learning to become the standard for communication between autonomous systems and people. Their first product, Blink, is computer vision for autonomous vehicles which.||16 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDevika Wood, Founder Vida - Success & Meaning from Tragedy||Devika is the co-founder of care platform Vida. Motivated by her 12-year experience looking after her grandmother who received care from over 150 different carers, Devika is on a mission to harness technology to deliver personalised in-home care to the.||14 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAndy Shovel & Pete Sharman - The Beginning of the End for Meat?||Andy met Pete while looking for a co-founder for his burger delivery idea which became Chosen Bun. They were ahead of the curve given the subsequent rise of Deliveroo and made a quick exit after successfully growing the company, even sending a burger i.||21 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr James Field, CEO LabGenius - Accelerating Evolution with AI||Dr James Field is a leading scientist in the field of synthetic biology. He set up LabGenius while completing his PhD at Imperial College London. He is a winner of the prestigious BBSRC Innovator of the Year award for early career impact and was featur.||8 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOleg Fomenko, Founder Sweatcoin - Steps to Universal Human Health via the Blockchain||Oleg Fomenko is the co-founder of Sweatcoin, the fastest-growing health and fitness app in history. The app gamifies keeping fit by converting users’ steps into virtual Sweatcoin which can be exchanged for rewards. In December 2017, Sweatcoin hit 10||5 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPip Jamieson, CEO The Dots - Creating Creativity through Diversity||In this episode, we speak to the inimitable, Pip Jamieson. After stints in the British civil service, then with MTV (actually launching MTV in New Zealand aged just 24), Pip founded a ‘LinkedIn for creatives’ called The Loop in Australia. After ex||8 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnthony Rose, CEO SeedLegals - Nurturing the Startup Ecosystem||Anthony Rose is the Founder of multiple successful companies; his most recent, SeedLegals, was named the UKTN Startup of the Year 2017; he is also the genius behind BBC iPlayer at a time when on-demand TV represented a paradigm shift in the industry -..||6 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHamish Grierson, CEO Thriva - Saving Healthcare with a Little Prick||Hamish Grierson is the CEO and Founder of personalised healthcare platform, Thriva. Hamish cut his teeth as an entrepreneur through a varied early career in advertising, hospitality and a mentoring period at Travelex thanks to the New Entrepreneurs Fou.||3 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlex Stephany, CEO Beam - Parking the Homelessness Crisis||When the UK tech scene started to come online in the late noughties, Oxford-grad Alex left traditional careers in corporate law and management consultancy to join Anthony Eskinazi’s startup, Parkatmyhouse, which soon became JustPark. As CEO of JustP||3 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTim Armoo, CEO Fanbytes - How to Influence People||Despite his 23 years, Tim Armoo’s reputation for ingenuity and audacious business plays precedes him, most recently as the founder and CEO of influencer marketing platform, FanBytes. A company described by the BBC as “…[owning] the mind of Generat||3 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Stumbled upon these guys by chance and subscribed straight away! Always fascinating discussions with a huge variation of guests. Throughly enjoy the podcast and always look forward to the next one coming out. Thanks very much indeed guys!
Best startup podcast in Europe
Really great show, manages to be informative and also funny / relaxed / chill. Well worth a listen, I’m very much hooked.
Super on topic and well presented with a great selection of guests. Well worth a listen!