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The Early Stage Podcast

By John Valentine

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The Early Stage Podcast is devoted to interviewing top entrepreneurs at the Seed and Series A stages of their startups. This project is a deep dive into the initial challenges and breakthroughs driven innovators endure as they build their MVP, launch, raise funding, grow their teams, and find product-market fit. Early Stage is hosted by John Valentine, Manager of Technology Identification and Communications at Thales, a worldwide leader in aerospace, space, defense, transportation, and security. A two-time Founder and early employee at venture-backed mobile payments startup LevelUp, John has deep experience launching new products, building systems, and scaling. In his current role, John embraces the opportunity to support hundreds of high-growth startups each year in much the same way as the innovation ecosystem helped him.

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Love JV! Listen and grow...

JV - so excited for you and this journey; I'm already a fan! It sounds great - amazing first guests and can't wait for the next one - have already subscribed.

Get inside the minds of early stage entrepreneurs!

This is inspiration for entrepreneurs! These in depth interviews and conversation provide practical learnings for both the listeners and interviewees. John has the perfect personality to make you feel comfortable enough to share your experiences but also to challenge you to think about your areas of improvement. Highly recommended!

Great podcast!

If you love startups, this podcast is for you! JV brings his passion and talent for startups to this podcast. Definitely worth subscribing!

The Early Stage Podcast
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  • Category: Business
  • Language: English

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