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Venture Europe: Entrepreneurship | Technology | Venture Capital | Eu/Acc
Venture Europe: Entrepreneurship | Technology | Venture Capital | Eu/Acc
Calin Fabri | Entrepreneur | Founder Coach

personal conversations with the entrepreneurs and investors creating a future worth getting excited about

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Annie Duke - Decision Science, Frameworks for entrepreneurs on how to decide, Mental time travel, The monkey on the pedestal, Decision quality VS Outcome quality, Thinking in Bets

Annie Duke is a Special Partner focused on Decision Science at First Round Capital Partners, a seed stage venture fund. Annie... more

21 May 2024 · 44 minutes
Oliver Holle - From an angel fund to 1B AuM, Building specialized teams to support founders, Starting a company in the 90s VS today

Oliver Holle - co-founder, CEO and Managing Partner at SpeedInvest, a leading European early-stage VC. Starting in 2011 as an angel... more

14 May 2024 · 28 minutes
Carmen Alfonso Rico - Investing in killers with a heart, The right to a secret, Co-founder relationships, Finding your superpower and win-win situations

Carmen Alfonso Rico - founder and GP of Cocoa VC. Cocoa is a VC fund investing between $250k-$500k angel checks at... more

07 May 2024 · 51 minutes
Bernt Bornich - Androids for the worlds labor demands, Raising > Eur 100M from EQT and OpenAI fund, Building softness in robots, Embodied learning and AGI

Bernt Øivind Børnich - co-founder and CEO of 1X, an AI and robotics company producing androids to benefit society and... more

30 Apr 2024 · 40 minutes
Kaushik Subramanian - Learnings from building products at Meta and Stripe, Extreme focus on the user problem, User first mentality, Choosing your design partners

Our guest today is Kaushik Subramanian, partner at EQT Ventures, investing primarily in product-led technology businesses. From offices in Stockholm, London,... more

23 Apr 2024 · 34 minutes
Julius Bachmann - Coaching entrepreneurs, The ups and downs of entrepreneurship and the importance of finding a support system

Julius is a certified coach and has coached over 150 entrepreneurs backed by Atomico, a16z and Creandum among others, has... more

11 Apr 2024 · 38 minutes
Nicole Paulk - The evolution of modern medicine, 4h sleep cycle, Tackling cancer with gene therapy, Leaving academia and starting a business, Programming cells

Dr. Nicole Paulk is the CEO and founder of the viral gene therapy startup Siren Biotechnology. Prior to being a founder... more

19 Mar 2024 · 37 minutes
Bharat Vasan - Consumer Tech, Ozempic - the miracle drug, Assessing founders for grit bias to action and the ability to tell a story

Bharat Vasan, Partner and COO at The Production Board. Bharat is overseeing the consumer technology portfolio and actively invests in,... more

04 Mar 2024 · 47 minutes
Bjarne Kveim Lie - The status at growth stage, Eur 5B committed, 140 investments, Growth > FCF, Dr Alban and the asymmetric risk-reward ratio

Bjarne Kveim Lie - Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Verdane. Verdane invests in technology companies with equity tickets between... more

15 Feb 2024 · 33 minutes
James Currier - Built and sold $10B worth of companies between NfX founders, Being a 5x Founder and 2 key elements for success, Designing for the white-hot center, Choosing a life partner

James Currier - Founding Partner at NfX. James is a five-time Founder, an angel investor in DoorDash, Lyft, and Patreon, and... more

18 Jan 2024 · 32 minutes
Zeynep Yavuz - From ideation to IPO, Thematic Investor, Assessing first time entrepreneurs, Fintech and Crypto

Zeynep Yavuz - Partner at General Catalyst. General Catalyst, has $28bn assets under management and is one of the world’s best... more

11 Jan 2024 · 34 minutes
Chris Smith - The state of Pre-seed investing, Fundraising process, Intuition VS Investment Memo, The importance of hard work

Chris Smith - Managing Partner of Playfair. (brought to you by ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Seedrs⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠) Playfair is a generalist fund with a contrarian approach... more

14 Dec 2023 · 36 minutes
Rex Woodbury - Consumer behaviour and techtonic shifts, Social Media 3.0, Pre-seed investing and being true to yourself

Rex Woodbury - founder and Managing Partner of Daybreak, an early-stage venture capital firm based in New York City. (brought... more

05 Dec 2023 · 35 minutes
Kirsty Grant - £2.6B through Crowdfunding, The new equity market, End-to-end infrastructure to fundraise for investors and founders across stages

Kirsty Grant - Managing Director at Seedrs - Europe’s leading private investing platform. Under her leadership, Seedrs has become the most... more

14 Nov 2023 · 28 minutes
Mark Kugel - Winning contracts with NASA, Creating biotech assets in space, The CDTM effect, Germany's PR problem

Mark Kugel - co-founder and co-CEO of Yuri. (brought to you by ⁠⁠Seedrs⁠⁠) At Yuri they are sending payloads to space... more

24 Oct 2023 · 35 minutes
Francesco Sciortino - Making fusion a reality, The promise of the Stellarator, The competitive advantage of Europe

Ciao ragazzi e ragazze, I am here with Francesco Sciortino - co-founder and CEO of Proxima Fusion (brought to you... more

17 Oct 2023 · 39 minutes
Mikkel Skarnager - ~50m Eur exit to Trulioo, Building the next company, Advice for first time entrepreneurs, Normalizing the ups and downs

Mikkel Skarnager - co-founder and CEO of the stealth startup Spektr. (brought to you by Brevo and Seedrs) Mikkel is a... more

11 Oct 2023 · 45 minutes
Fredrik Cassel - Creandum's culture, Investing in several iconic companies, The new mega trends, Finding user love

Fredrik Cassel - General Partner at Creandum. Creandum is a venture capital advisory firm with offices in Stockholm, San Francisco, London,... more

03 Oct 2023 · 35 minutes
Jevan Nagarajah - Precision fermentation, Dealing with co-founder break-up, Raising > 20m Eur for deep tech startup, Learning to take risks

Brought to you by Zoom and Brevo. If you like the show please check out the sponsors as they are the ones making... more

26 Sep 2023 · 32 minutes
Mars Geuze - From building racing cars to winning SpaceX Hyperloop contest, The challenges in building infrastructure, The importance of enjoying the journey

Brought to you by Zoom and Brevo. If you like the show please check out the sponsors as they are... more

10 Sep 2023 · 35 minutes
Antoine Moyroud - Commitment to Europe, The Eur 105M seed investment in Mistral AI, From failing Class Preparatoire to becoming a partner at Lightspeed

Antoine Moyroud - Partner at Lightspeed. Lightspeed is a venture capital firm focusing on multi-stage investments in the enterprise, consumer, and health sectors.... more

29 Aug 2023 · 38 minutes
Andre Retterath - Data-driven VC, Tracking 10M talents, From analyst to partner, Eagle-eye platform, Building sustainable defensibility

Andre Retterath - Partner at Earlybird Capital, Lead of the EagleEye platform used for data driven sourcing and writing the... more

15 Aug 2023 · 32 minutes
Michel Elings - Selling the company to Apple, Moving to Cupertino, Building products used by millions, Cultural differences, Surround yourself with people that believe in you

Michel Elings is the founder of Vev. Michel, has a history of delivering successful products with over 100 million users... more

25 Jul 2023 · 23 minutes
Jakob Sons - Cannabis startup in the highly regulated German market, Raising $15m round from Snoopp Dogg's Casa Verde Capital, Reaching 20m Euro run rate and Building a European category leader

Jakob Sons is the co-founder of Cansativa. Cansativa is building the largest cannabis platform in Europe and are offering the... more

18 Jul 2023 · 34 minutes
Andreas Helbig - Extreme product market fit, Investment criteria at Atomico, The journey from junior analyst to partner, The importance of culture and a healthy hustle

Our guest today is Andreas Helbig - Partner at Atomico. Atomico is the venture capital firm founded by the Niklas Zennstrom,... more

23 Jun 2023 · 35 minutes
Kajetan von Armansperg - Founding story of Leapsome, Tackling culture, Bootstrapping to 10M ARR then raising 60M Series A, Opening an office in the U.S., Money as a taboo topic

Our guest today is Kajetan von Armansperg, Co-CEO of Leapsome. Leapsome is an all-in-one platform for people enablement. They combine the... more

09 Jun 2023 · 34 minutes
Nathan Benaich - The State of AI, Transformer models across data sets, What does an AI startup look like, Obama's cloned voice, AI as the magic editing wand, The AI brain drain

Nathan Benaich is a General Partner at Air Street capital a investment firm investing in AI startups. When asking around... more

23 May 2023 · 34 minutes
Alex MacCaw - From 50M ARR B2B SaaS to 20k MRR B2C, Hacking the first sales, The beauty of mom-and-pop tech shops, Stepping down as a CEO, Relationship with money

Alex MacCaw is the founder and CEO of Reflect app. The note-taking tool that allows you to take notes the... more

11 May 2023 · 36 minutes
David Friedberg - The founding story of The Climate Corporation and the exit to Monsanto for $1.1B, High bias to action, The Production Board and reimagining earth, The coming era of abundance

David is the founder and CEO of The Production Board, a holding company that builds and invests in businesses that... more

01 May 2023 · 43 minutes
Lina Chong - Leaving U.S. for Europe, Berlin calling, Studying philosophy, Surrounding yourself with excellent people, Assessing startups, Overcoming challenging periods

Lina Chong is a Partner at Target Global. Target Global is one of the leading European venture capital investors with more than... more

20 Apr 2023 · 36 minutes
Koen Thijssen - Raising $16M Series A, Rocket Internet Mafia, Going from 0 to 1 in the insurance industry, Stick to the plan regardless of market volatility, Why you hardly overpay for the best people

Koen Thijssen, founder and CEO of Insify. At Insify they modernize the insurance market for Europe’s small and medium companies. Prior... more

14 Apr 2023 · 27 minutes
Stef van Grieken - Moonshots projects at Google, Assessing the risk of starting a start-up, Falling in love with biology, Why we need more definite optimists Europeans

Stef van Grieken is the co-founder and CEO of the biotech company Cradle. Based between Delft and Zurich, Cradle’s machine learning... more

27 Mar 2023 · 44 minutes
Eric Lagier - Founding byFounders and the Nordic pledge to pay it forward, The journey to San Francisco and the exit with Memolane, and Erics' tattoo - Muditā - the pleasure in seeing others succeed

Our guest today is Eric Lagier - founding Partner at byFounders. byFounders is an early-stage venture fund backed by a collective... more

10 Mar 2023 · 26 minutes
Filip Dames - Founding Cherry Ventures, Learnings from startup to IPO with Zalando, Making the first million and the importance of doing More of what you love

Our guest today is Filip Dames - Founding Partner at Cherry Ventures. Cherry Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm led... more

24 Feb 2023 · 36 minutes
Sabina Wizander - The journey from 20-1000 employees and from 0-150M EUR with the healthcare startup KRY, The pursuit of work life balance, and The excitement for the Energy market

Our guest today is Sabina Wizander - Partner at Creandum. Creandum is a venture capital advisory firm with offices in Stockholm,... more

17 Feb 2023 · 33 minutes
Julian Kley - From preparing to become a heart surgeon to COO, Learning to trust your intuition, The importance of continuous and instant feedback, Founding AVI Medical, The future of Healthcare

Julian Kley Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of AVI Medical. Avi Medical is a Munich-based health tech company that runs patient-centric,... more

07 Feb 2023 · 33 minutes
Alfonso Peccatiello - The effect of high interest rates on the economy, The probability of a recession, Europe position in the changing world order, Strategies to protect capital

In the last 6 months I was trying to wrap my little head around the macro environment and the effects... more

31 Jan 2023 · 37 minutes
Francesco Simoneschi - Raising $130m at the top of the market, The banking API revolution, The opportunity in payments, Founding TrueLayer, Learning to unplug

Please meet Francesco Simoneschi - Co-Founder and CEO of TrueLayer. In a couple of short years Francesco and his co-Founder Luca,... more

24 Jan 2023 · 40 minutes
Joel Nordström - Raising €5M Seed in a frozen market for Atlar, The journey with Tink from employee #12 to the sell to Visa for $2.2B, and hustling your way and get your dream job while at uni

Happy New Year you lovely humans, I hope you had a relaxing holiday season together with your loved ones and... more

10 Jan 2023 · 32 minutes
David Heinemeier Hansson - Learnings from working remote for the last 20 years, Creating Ruby on Rails, Bootstrapping, Define success, Startups

DHH is the Creator of Ruby on Rails the popular web development framework used by companies like Twitter, Github, Shopify, AirBnb,... more

21 Nov 2022 · 34 minutes
Venture Europe: Entrepreneurship | Technology | Venture Capital | Eu/Acc
Sabina Wizander - The journey from 20-1000 employees and from 0-150M EUR with the healthcare startup KRY, The pursuit of work life balance, and The excitement for the Energy market
Venture Europe: Entrepreneurship | Technology | Venture Capital | Eu/Acc

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Our guest today is Sabina Wizander - Partner at Creandum. Creandum is a venture capital advisory firm with offices in Stockholm, San Francisco,... more