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The ultimate podcast for up and coming entrepreneurs. A show by up and coming entrepreneur Philip Kasumu from London sits down with investors, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders every week to find out what made them a success and how they got to where they are in today. But what makes this show diff… read more

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Episode 96: A Different Approach to Saving the Planet and Why Plastic Water Bottles are the New Cigarettes with Rich ‘Raz’ Razgaitis - CEO of FloWater

July 7th, 2021

1:48:45

Today Philip Kasumu had the pleasure of speaking with Raz who's vision is fueled by wanting to leave a better environment for his children and the next generation, Rich ‘Raz’ Razgaitis is tackling a problem most people …

Episode 95: It's Not Enough to Build Something You Have Think About Distribution with Amir Salihefendić of Doist

June 30th, 2021

1:13:01

Today's interview was with Amir Salihefendić the CEO and Founder of Doist and Twist. Amir has viewed life a little differently ever since his family fled war-torn Bosnia for Denmark. He began to see the world becoming …

Episode 94: Creating a New Way to Shop Online with Girish Ramachandra Co-founder & CEO, Shopalyst

April 28th, 2021

45:03

In this episode, Philip spoke with Girish the co-founder & CEO at Shopalyst. Prior to Shopalyst, he was a Vice President at Infosys where he was …

Episode 93: Why you Need to Build your MVP End to End with Serial Entrepreneur Peter Yared CEO of InCountry

April 6th, 2021

1:05:19

Peter Yared is the founder and CEO of InCountry, a regulatory technology company that is providing data residency-as-a-service worldwide. Peter is …

Episode 92: How I Sold a Company Before I Went to College and Building Amazing Consumer Focused Startups - Kal Vepuri - Founder of Hero and Serial Angel Investor

January 25th, 2021

1:06:49

In this episode, Philip speaks with Kal Vepuri, serial investor and founder and CEO of Hero, the IoT-connected device that automatically dispenses medication when you need it, was inspired to build his company after his …

Episode 91: We Were Selling One Car Per Month When I Joined Tesla - JOhn ROkos - Angel Investor and Entrepreneur

September 30th, 2020

1:41:52

John is the Founder, CEO, & Product Architect of Enemy Tree, a California, USA based technology startup whose products are wide-reaching …

Episode 90: Austen Allred Founder and CEO of Lambda School - Transforming Education and How We Learn

September 16th, 2020

47:37

(Rerun) This week we sat down with Austen Allred of Lambda School, Fit Marketing, Grasswire, and Lendup. On this episode we discuss: - Growth …

Episode 89: Marketing Mistakes Startups Make with Gaston Tourn - CMO Appear Here, Ex-Googler, Ex-Badoo

September 9th, 2020

47:27

(Re-run) This week on Startup Handmedowns, we sat down with Gaston Tourn, CMO of Badoo which for those of you who don’t know is a dating app that is …

Episode 88: How to crowdfund £1million in 4 days with Alex Stefani CEO of Beam

September 8th, 2020

23:49

In this repeat episode, Philip speaks with Alex about how you should approach investors or attempt to raise money from the crowd?  We talk to the …

Episode 87: You Don't Need More Processes with Ryan Walsh Chief Product Officer at Splice and Formally Beat by Dre and Floodgate VC

August 26th, 2020

1:12:12

(Re-upload) In this week’s episode of Startup Handmedowns, we sit down with Ryan Walsh who is currently a partner at Floodgate. Ryan has had a very rich career history, from starting out as a performing DJ in San …

Episode 86: Hope is Not a Strategy - With Ian Chambers CEO of Mind Candy and Moshi: Sleep and Mindfulness

August 19th, 2020

47:12

Ian the CEO of Mind Candy the creators of Moshi Monsters and more recently Moshi Sleeps. Ian's wealth of entertainment experience comes from his time …

Episode 85: Does Money Buy Happiness and Effective Content Writing with - Morgan Housel, Partner at The Collaborative Fund

August 12th, 2020

57:53

Morgan Housel is a partner at Collaborative VC an investment fund focused on supporting and investing in the shared future. The fund centers around …

Episode 84: The Importance of Having a Startup Mindset within Multinationals - with Zack Weisfeld General Manager and Head of Ignite, Intel's Startup Mentorship Program

July 29th, 2020

58:45

Tzahi (Zack) Weisfeld is a seasoned executive and a serial entrepreneur, with 25+ years of experience in tech consumer and enterprise markets. General manager and head of Ignite, Intel's Startup Mentorship Program. …

Episode 83: Build a Team of Curious People to Achieve Success with Haymo Meran - Serial Entrepreneur and Investor

July 1st, 2020

51:56

In this episode Philip spoke with serial entrepreneur and investor Haymo Meran. Haymo is currently the head of product at Usersnap which provides …

Episode 82: Why All Founders Have to be Great Sales People with Dan Bowyer - Co-Founder and Partner at SuperSeed VC

June 24th, 2020

49:56

Dan Bowyer co-founder and invest at Superseed VC. Dan invests in technical founders building smart B2B tech startups (SaaS/health/data), with a mission to help them to find global market fit.

It's Dan's job to help them …

Episode 81: Not All Businesses Need Venture Capital Funding with Andrea Hippeau Principal Investor at Lerer Hippeau VC

June 17th, 2020

44:49

In this episode Philip spoke with Andrea Hippeau is a Principal on our investment team. Prior to joining Lerer Hippeau, she held management and …

Episode 80: Creating the right culture starts with leadership - Melissa Daimler Founder of Daimler Partners

June 9th, 2020

1:07:47

Melissa has been an executive at high-growth companies for over twenty years. She is now Principal of Daimler Partners, working as an advisor, facilitator, and executive coach. Her primary focus is on helping leaders …

Episode 79: Angel investor by day world-class DJ by night with Mick Batyske Investor and DJ

June 3rd, 2020

46:46

Mick is a Brooklyn-based multi-talented creative with influential footprints internationally – from New York to LA, London to Tokyo. He is a DJ, …

Episode 78: Peter Rojas - Partner at Betaworks Ventures - How We Built Multiple Media Brands Without Paying for Traffic, Acquisitions, Venture Capital and More.

May 19th, 2020

1:01:48

Peter Rojas is a founding partner at Betaworks Ventures, a seed-stage venture capital fund based in New York and San Francisco. He is also the co-founder of several startups, including Weblogs Inc. (acquired by AOL in …

Episode 77: What's your startups moat? Branding Isn't enough with Hadley Harris - Founding Partner at Eniac Ventures

May 6th, 2020

54:10

Hadley has done a little bit of everything on the path to co-founding Eniac. Starting as an engineer and development team lead at Pegasystems, he …

Episode 76: I lost everything in 2008 so I was more prepared for COVID-19 with George McGehrin - Founder of The McGehrin Group

April 26th, 2020

1:05:25

For close to 20 years, George has run a national executive search firm mostly dealing with executive search and leadership at the C-Suite level such …

Episode 75: From Drug Addiction to Successful Tech CEO and Leadership Coach with Michael Brody-Waite Co-Founder of InQuicker

March 11th, 2020

1:10:12

Michael Brody-Waite is an award-winning CEO, tech-startup entrepreneur, and recovering drug addict. In 2009, Brody-Waite left a Fortune 50 company to co-found and lead InQuicker, a healthcare SaaS company that allows …

Episode 74: The Worse Thing You Can Do is Live With Regret - Patrick Drake Co-Founder and Former Head Chef - HelloFresh UK

February 25th, 2020

56:44

Rebroadcast: This week we sit down with Patrick, founder/CEO at HelloFresh. An all-around foodie, Patrick talks us through his road to success and …

Episode 73: Self Awareness Helped Us Grow Our Direct to Consumer Business - Abhi Lokesh CEO of Fracture (Rebroadcast)

February 5th, 2020

53:27

This week in Startup Handmedowns, we chat with Abhi Lokesh, founder CEO of Fracture and down-to-earth world traveler. Fracture is a glass printing company that emerged out of Abhi’s university passion project, an …

Episode 72: What I've Learned as An Investor For The last 11 Years with Rodney Appiah Founder and Chairman of Cornerstone Partners and Director at Foresight Private Equity

January 29th, 2020

1:25:31

In today’s episode I had the pleasure of interviewing Rodney Appiah founder and chairman of Cornerstone partners, an angel investment group focused on investing in predominantly black founders. They not only invest in …

Episode 71: How I Sold My Startup for $45m and Why I Started my Next Startup the Following Day with Jude Gomila Founder of Golden

January 22nd, 2020

1:30:19

Jude Gomila is a serial entrepreneur and a serial angel investor. He's invested in over 180+ companies including Airtable. In this episode, Philip talks with Jude about early life and "failed" projects to moving to San …

Episode 70: Lo Toney Founding Managing Partner of Plexo Capital. Formerly eBay, Zynga Google Venture Partners

January 15th, 2020

1:06:18

Lo Toney is an investor and founding managing partner of Plexo Capital a fund that invests in women and people from minority backgrounds.

Plexo Capital, the fund founded by the former GV partner recently closed its …

Episode 69: Your Life Should Have a Theme, Don't Just Do One Thing with Anthony Frasier Entrepreneur and Strategist

December 18th, 2019

49:49

Anthony Frasier is a digital strategist, tech entrepreneur, author, and public speaker. A Newark, NJ native, Anthony has a long history of mentoring, …

Episode 68: Building B2B Products and Why You Shouldn't Get Sucked into The B2C Game with Andrew MacGill, VP of Product at Pager

December 11th, 2019

1:02:22

Today I had the pleasure of interviewing Andrew MacGill who’s an entrepreneur and product director. Andrews has been through 2 exits where the ideas have been in their early stages of development so he knows a thing or …

Episode 67: How I Grew Traffic to Millions of Views and Sold My Blog for $9m with Serial Entrepreneur Ramon Van Meer

December 4th, 2019

1:04:41

Ramon is a serial entrepreneur and in my opinion a serial hustler. He’s a different kind of entrepreneur, not a tech startup tech-savvy kind of guy but more of a methodical "how do I drive traffic and monetize" it kind …

Episode 66: Why Startups Need to Get Good at Telling Stories With Tammy Nam COO of PicsArt

November 27th, 2019

48:02

Re-run - This week we're sharing our interview with Tammy Nam, COO of PicsArt, a photo-editing platform with over 100 million monthly users. Tammy …

Episode 65: How I Built the App Vivino to 36 million Users and Raised over $57m with Heini Zachariassen Founder of Vivino Wine App

November 20th, 2019

52:40

In today's episode, Philip spoke with serial entrepreneur Heini Zachariassen Founder of Vivino. Vivino is currently the world's largest online wine marketplace with over 36 million users and attracting 20 thousand new …

Episode 64: Stop Taking Programmatic Approaches to Systemic Issues with Ben Hecht President & CEO at Living Cities

November 13th, 2019

48:50

This was a slightly different type of interview as I did not interview a serial entrepreneur who’s built multiple tech companies and sold it for …

Episode 63: How to Build Successful Tech Companies and Market Them with Dan Sutera, Serial Entrepreneur, Startup Advisor and Investor

November 6th, 2019

1:08:28

In this episode, Philip had the pleasure of speaking with serial entrepreneur, advisor, and investor Dan Sutera. Dan Sutera has started a number of …

Episode 62: From raising over £200m to becoming a VC and trying to solve the "pipeline" problem with Ezechi Britton Principal at Impact X Capital and Co-founder of Neyber

October 31st, 2019

1:41:19

In this episode Philip sat down with Ezechi Britton Principal at Impact X Capital and Co-founder of Neyber to talk about his journey so far. From growing up in Lewisham with his parents who were teachers to finding his …

Episode 61: Why The Best Way to Learn is by Doing with Kai Bond, Serial Entrepreneur and VC at Courtside VC

October 23rd, 2019

34:29

Re-run: This episode originally aired in March 2018 but Kai's lessons in entrepreneurship are timeless. In this episode Philip spoke with serial entrepreneur and now venture capitalist Kai Bond. Kai is the lead investor …

Episode 60: Investing in Diverse Founders with Eric Collins Founder and CEO of Impact X Capital

October 16th, 2019

2:04:12

Sticking with the theme of Black History Month, Philip sat down with Eric Collins who's the founder and CEO of Impact X Capital which is a venture …

Episode 59: The Importance of a Strong Brand and How to Create One with Alain Sylvain Founder of Sylvain Labs

October 8th, 2019

42:48

Alain Sylvain is the founder and CEO of Sylvain Labs, an innovation and brand design consultancy. They have offices in New York, Amsterdam and …

Episode 58: Why I wouldn't want to be a startup founder again with Charles Hudson Managing Partner and Founder of Precursor VC

October 2nd, 2019

38:07

On this episode, Philip spoke with Charles Hudson. Charles is a serial entrepreneur and is the Managing Partner and Founder of Precursor Ventures. Precursor is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on investing in …

Episode 57: We Raised $1m and Sold our App for $48m in Less Than 2 years with Jordan Fliegel MD of TechStars Sports and Serial Entrepreneur

September 25th, 2019

51:43

Today I had the pleasure of interviewing Jordan Fliegel who’s an early-stage investor and serial entrepreneur with a focus on sports tech.  Before …

Episode 56: (Re-run) Why you don't need to burn the ship to be an entrepreneur - Tom Bilyeu Co- Founder of Quest Nutrition and Impact Theory

September 18th, 2019

39:15

This was one of my first interviews when I was still getting into podcasting. This interview was first aired in 2017 and you can hear just how bad of an interviewer I was! But luckily, I was interviewing an OG! Tom …

Episode 55: Sales Masterclass with Adam Liebman - VP of Sales at Seated

May 8th, 2019

52:35

Today I had the pleasure of speaking with Adam Liebman who's currently VP of Sales at Seated who is known in New York City as one of the top sales executives in the tech ecosystem. Adam has built and grown sales teams …

Episode 54: Nathalie Molina Niño- Founder of BRAVA Investments and Author of Leapfrog: The New Revolution For Women Entrepreneurs

April 9th, 2019

53:35

Today I had the pleasure of speaking with Nathalie Molina Nino.

Nathalie is an impact investor targeting high-growth businesses that economically …

Episode 53: Why You Don't Need Another Book with Angel Gambino

April 2nd, 2019

1:09:35

Angel Gambino is a WIRED Top 100 executive who has built companies on three continents. She's also an urban regeneration pioneer, a visionary investor, a passionate environmental lawyer, and a dedicated and loving …

Episode 52: (Re-run) How to build amazing products - with Ian White of Business Insider and Co-founder of Sailthru

December 14th, 2018

49:50

This week is a repeat episode with Ian White who’s the co-founder and former CTO of Sailthru. Recorded June 2017

On this episode, we discuss:

- How to build a product
- The importance of talking with users
- Speed to market

Episode 51: Transforming Education and How We Learn with Austen Allred Founder and CEO of Lambda School

December 7th, 2018

47:37

This week we sat down with Austen Allred of Lambda School, Fit Marketing, Grasswire, and Lendup.

On this episode we discuss:

- Growth marketing galore

- …

Episode 50: Tony Conrad - Serial Entrepreneur and Partner at True Ventures with over $2bn AUM

November 30th, 2018

1:40:17

This week we're interviewing Tony Conrad of True Ventures, Sphere, about.me, Wordpress and many other great startups.  On this episode we discuss: - …

Episode 49: The One Thing All Successful Startups Have in Common With Tammy Nam COO of PicsArt

November 23rd, 2018

52:43

This week we're sharing our interview with Tammy Nam, COO of PicsArt, a photo editing platform with over 100 million monthly users. Tammy has worked …

Episode 48: Just Do What You Love and It'll Work Out with David Jamilly Co-Founder of Theme Traders

November 16th, 2018

41:27

This week we've interviewed David "DJ" Jamilly, co-founder of Theme Traders, a creative event production business (emphasis on the creative) which grew to the impressive from his party entertainment gig as a teenager!

On …

Episode 47: (Re-run) Why Brands Need Personality with Mat Braddy Former CMO of Just Eat and Founder of Updraft

November 9th, 2018

44:59

Ok I know last week we promised a new episode but you're going to have to wait one more week... this week we're playing a rerun of one of our favorite interviews with Mat Braddy, former CMO of Just Eat and current …

Episode 46: (Re-run) Anton Derlyakta - CEO & Co-founder of Sweatcoin and Founder & Managing Partner at Talent Equity VC

October 26th, 2018

42:31

This week we are reairing and old episode- our interview with Anton Derlyakta, CEO & co-founder of Sweatcoin and founder & managing partner …

Episode 45: Marketing Mistakes Startups Make with Ex-Googler, Gaston Tourn - CMO of Badoo

October 19th, 2018

47:27

This week on Startup Handmedowns, we sat down with Gaston Tourn, CMO of Badoo which for those of you who don’t know is a dating app that is most …

Episode 44: Why Diversity of Thought is Extremely Valuable with Porter Braswell - Co founder and CEO of Jopwell

October 9th, 2018

34:40

Welcome to another episode of Startup Handmedowns! We promise this episode was worth the wait! This week, we chat with Porter Braswell, co-founder …

Episode 43: The Journey So Far with Patrick Drake Co-Founder and Head Chef of HelloFresh UK

August 19th, 2018

54:40

This week we sit down with Patrick, founder/CEO at HelloFresh. An all around foodie, Patrick talks us through his road to success and the …

Episode 42: Self awareness helped us grow - Abhi Lokesh CEO of Fracture

August 14th, 2018

53:27

This week in Startup Handmedowns, we chat with Abhi Lokesh, founder CEO of Fracture and down-to-earth world traveler. Fracture is a glass printing company which emerged out of Abhi’s university passion project, an …

Episode 41: You Don't Need More Processes with Ryan Walsh Partner at Floodgate VC and Formally Beat by Dre

July 30th, 2018

1:12:12

In this week’s episode of Startup Handmedowns, we sit down with Ryan Walsh who is currently a partner at Floodgate. Ryan has had a very rich career history, from starting out as a performing DJ in San Francisco to …

Episode 40: Why You Shouldn't Raise Too Much Money with Paul Grossinger

July 23rd, 2018

41:39

In this week’s episode, we interview Paul Grossinger, an angel investor and co-founder of Gaingels Syndicate, Blue Jay Syndicate, A-Level Capital, …

Episode 39: What I've learned starting companies with Jack Levine former CEO of Digg and Electric Objects

July 10th, 2018

51:08

Jake Levine is the former Founder & CEO of Electric Objects, named one of Time Magazine's 25 Best Inventions of 2014. He started the company in 2013 to explore ambient computing and the future of art. In 2017 …

Episode 38: Success takes time - Russ Shaw Founder of TLA and Investor

July 1st, 2018

42:40

Russ Shaw is the founder of Tech London Advocates and Global Tech Advocates. He originally founded Tech London Advocates in 2013 to establish an …

Episode 37: Getting 25,000 downloads a day Patrick Jackson of Disconnect

June 17th, 2018

56:54

Patrick Jackson who is the Chief Technology Officer at Disconnect, which allows people to browse the web without being tracked. given the new GDPR …

Episode 36: Success = Reading More with Anthony Frasier from ABF Creative

April 29th, 2018

48:53

Anthony Frasier is a digital strategist, tech entrepreneur, author, and public speaker. A Newark, NJ native, Anthony has a long history of mentoring, …

Episode 35: Why VC's Aren't Racist with Mckeever Conwell II of TEDCO

April 22nd, 2018

43:10

Mckeever Conwell, 2nd, AKA Mac is a Baltimore native serial entrepreneur. He’s currently a Deal Team Coordinator at TEDCO which is an independent organization that strives to be Maryland’s lead source for …

Episode 34: The Art of Branding with Alain Sylvain CEO of Sylvain Labs

April 15th, 2018

41:30

Alain Sylvain is the founder and CEO of Sylvain Labs, an innovation and brand design consultancy. They have offices in New York, Amsterdam and …

Episode 33: E-commerce Masterclass with Brian Berger CEO of Mack Weldon

April 8th, 2018

45:13

Brian Berger is the founder and CEO of menswear basics brand, Mack Weldon. With over a decade of success in the digital world, Brian created Mack Weldon in 2012, a men’s specialty line consisting of underwear, socks and …

Episode 32: I started Birchbox with tunnel vision with Katia Beauchamp

April 2nd, 2018

53:08

Katia cofounded Birchbox in 2010, driven by a fascination with the business dynamics of the beauty industry and a mission to redefine the way people discovered and shopped for beauty online. Today she is more passionate …

Episode 31: Why I wouldn't want to be a startup founder again - with Charles Hudson from Precursor Ventures

March 25th, 2018

44:19

On this episode, Philip spoke with Charles Hudson. Charles is a serial entrepreneur and is the Managing Partner and Founder of Precursor Ventures. Precursor is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on investing in …

Episode 30: What founders of color can do to win - With Kai Bond (Part 2)

March 19th, 2018

35:09

This is Part 2 of Philip's interview with serial entrepreneur and now venture capitalist Kai Bond. Kai is the lead investor at Catalyst Fund which is a seed fund based in New York City and an extension of Comcast …

Episode 29: How I Sold My Startup to Samsung within 9 months- with Kai Bond from Catalyst Fund (Part 1)

March 12th, 2018

33:09

Today Philip spoke with serial entrepreneur and now venture capitalist Kai Bond. Kai is the lead investor at Catalyst Fund which is a seed fund based in New York City. Catalyst Fund is an extension of Comcast Ventures …

Episode 28: How we get 12m readers per month with Derek Flanzraich Founder and CEO of Greatist

March 5th, 2018

48:14

On this episode, Philip spoke with his former boss Derek Flanzraich who is the CEO and Founder of Greatist. Greatist is health and wellness media startup for millennials. Derek is the son of 2 medical doctors and he …

Episode 27: Raising money comes with strings attached with Victor Penev of Edamam

November 19th, 2017

34:52

On this episode, Philip Kasumu speaks to serial entrepreneur Victor Penev. Victor founded Bulgaria's largest internet company info.bg which has been …

Episode 26: Facilitating the personal branding revolution with Brian Schechter of SelfMade

November 9th, 2017

42:15

On this episode, Philip Kasumu spoke with serial entrepreneur Brian Schechter. Brian, a former high school teacher turned successful entrepreneur …

Episode 25: How I Judge Startups for Investment - With WeWork Labs Cofounder Jesse Middleton

June 27th, 2017

1:06:09

Co founder of Wework Labs and Investor.

Jesse’s investment interests includes mobile, SaaS, big data, consumer and e-commerce. Prior to joining Flybridge in 2016, Jesse was an early executive at WeWork, one of the …

Episode 24: Step by Step Guide to Raising Venture Capital - with VC Sumeet Shah from Brand Foundry VC

June 17th, 2017

43:10

Step by step guide to raising VC money from a VC with Sumeet Shah from Brand Foundry.

Sumeet Shah is a principal at Brand Foundry VC. Brand Foundry VC have invested companies such as Warby Parker, Birchbox, Harry’s, …

Episode 23: How I started the world's 1ST SOCIAL NETWORK, SixDegrees - with Andrew Weinreich

May 20th, 2017

53:19

Hear the incredible journey of Andrew Weinreich with SixDegrees, the first ever social network that sold it's patent to LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman.

Episode 22: How I started Birchbox with tunnel vision and cold emails - with Co-founder Katia Beauchamp

May 7th, 2017

50:44

Katia cofounded Birchbox in 2010, driven by a fascination with the business dynamics of the beauty industry and a mission to redefine the way people discovered and shopped for beauty online. Today she is more passionate …

Episode 21: How I got 700,000 Newsletter Subscribers- With Sam Parr founder of The Hustle

April 17th, 2017

44:09

On this episode, Philip interviewed Sam Parr the Founder of The Hustle and Hustle Con.
Sam Parr is a serial entrepreneur who’s started a range of businesses from selling whisky online, to selling hotdogs, to then …

Episode 20: How to build amazing products - with Ian White of Business Insider and Co founder of Sailthru

April 9th, 2017

49:23

Ian White was the CTO and Co-Founder of email service provider Sailthru. They’ve raised over $48m and now staff over 200 people in New York city. He also helped build Silicon Valley Insider which later grew to become …

Episode 19: Why I hate the word patience - With Tom Bilyeu Co-founder of Quest Nutrition and Impact Theory

March 25th, 2017

37:07

Tom Bilyeu is the co-founder of 2014 Inc. 500 company Quest Nutrition — a unicorn startup valued at over $1 billion — and the co-founder and host of Impact Theory. Tom’s mission is the creation of empowering media-based …

Episode 18: Pushing retail fashion into the 21st century - With CTO Josh Builder from Rent the Runway

February 25th, 2017

50:52

In this episode, Rent the Runway CTO Josh Builder walks us through how the founding team launched Rent the Runway, their journey to changing the way consumers think about fashion, and all the challenges along the way.

Episode 17: How we raised £1 million in 4 days via Crowdfunding- with JustPark's Alex Stefani

September 11th, 2016

23:13

Should you approach investors or attempt to raise money from the crowd? In this episode, we talk to JustPark's Ex-Ceo Alex Stefani about what it took …

Episode 16: How my app got 500 million downloads and exited for £70million - with Jack Bowman

July 24th, 2016

16:53

Kicking of Season 2 with a blast, Ranbir & Phil interview Jack Bowman who has had 3 exits before the age of 29, with his last business getting 500 MILLION downloads and selling for £70million.

We talk:
1. Strategic …

Episode 15: What you learn from chilling with Millionaires - Season 1 Finale

July 5th, 2016

26:02

In this End Of Season 1 group episode, Ranbir, Phil and Omar sit down to discuss:

1. The highlights of learnings from the guests in seasons one
2. How …

Episode 14: Can you trade part time to support your startup? - With Zak Mir

June 28th, 2016

13:04

With Zak Mir, we explore whether entrepreneurs can trade part time to support their startup dreams. In this episode we discuss:

1. The different types of trading and their pros/cons
2. Is it benefitial to trade part-time?

Episode 13: The Insane Hustle: Why Founder James Poulter slept on the floor to get Pronto off the ground

June 18th, 2016

37:16

With an incredible story like this, no wonder James is shaking up the food industry. Having worked in Venture Capital, and then gone on to be a founder and raising Venture Capital, James has some unique hacks into …

Episode 12: The new metric all founders need to know- with Dreamstake's Paul Dowling

May 11th, 2016

22:13

In this episode with Dreamstake's Paul Dowling, we discuss:
1. What is founder-market fit and why it's so important for angels
2. How to conduct the …

Episode 11: Why we kidnapped a chef to explore JustEat's inner brand voice- with Mat Braddy Ex CMO of JustEat

May 1st, 2016

48:09

We sit down with the former CMO of JustEat and allround business-playboy Mat Braddy and talk:
- The importance of creating a personality behind your brand
- Why JustEat ran for parliament & kidnapped a chef
- How they …

Episode 10: Special Story Episode: How I went from Cab Driver to Founder of $1Billion Startup- Hailo's Russ Hall

April 19th, 2016

35:43

Today me and Phil have a very special story edition of Startup Handmedowns in which Russell Hall walks us through his unbelievable life-story from a cab driver to founder of Hailo Cabs- Europe’s BIGGEST startup, which …

Episode 9: Are good leaders born or made? How I learnt to manage- with 500 Startup's Matt Lerner

March 26th, 2016

51:33

Matt Lerner, London Distro Parnter of world's largest VC fund- 500 Startups- talks us through his experiences on learning how to manage people. Highlighted topics we discuss:

1) The secrets to becoming a great manager
2) …

Episode 8: The Complete Guide on How To Do Your Own PR- with GeekGirl Meetup's Cathy White

March 8th, 2016

56:31

Today me & Phil get a complete guide on how to do our own PR from Seedcamp's Communications & Marketing Manager, and host of Geek-Girl Podcast, Cathy White. With her background in leading PR agencies, and …

Episode 7: How we raised £15 million & why it was a mistake- with Conrad Poulson

February 28th, 2016

27:54

Today me & Phil speak to serial founder of multiple million-dollar companies and techstars mentor Conrad Poulson about:

1) How he raised £15m for …

Episode 6: App marketing masterclass with Moshi Monster's Ed Relf

January 31st, 2016

50:02

In this episode we learn:
1. Conducting a kpi-centered approach to marketing
2. The most efficient marketing channels
3. How to know when your mvp is …

Episode 5: Starting a business abroad with 91Springboard's Varun Chawla

January 23rd, 2016

31:44

In this episode we talk to Varun Chawla, founder of the incubator 91Springboard about starting a tech business abroad, and how to streamline & hack your way to success in an international market.

Episode 4: Life of a Serial Entrepreneur with Oleg Fomenko

December 23rd, 2015

39:06

In this episode, we talk to serial entrepreneur Oleg Fomenko, about creating an entrepreneurial career path, and bouncing back from setbacks.

Episode 3: Catching a VC's attention with Anton Derlyatka

December 23rd, 2015

43:22

In this episode, we talk to Venture Capitalist Anton Derlyatka about common mistakes while raising investment, and strategies to catch the interest of the top VC firms.

Episode 2: The late intro

December 21st, 2015

31:20

So usually introductions come first, but as Tai Lopez says, there's nothing wrong with eating the desert first. This episode is all about us, Ranbir, Phil & Teej, and our lives leading upto this podcast. (Viewer …

Episode 1: How I won 18 grants to get my Augmented Reality business off the ground- Silas Adekunle

December 21st, 2015

36:44

Silas Adekunle launched his business Reach Robotics while still in University, and is today poised to disrupt the games industry by bringing Augmented Reality to physical toys. In this episode we discuss:

1. How he …

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