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Conversations with a range of business owners from across the globe that discuss the challenges, triumphs and failures that are faced when trying to build and grow a business. In addition we talk about the latest trends in tech and generally anything we feel is relevant for today's tech and business savvy audience The companies interviewed operate in a diverse set of industries and are of varying maturity from the new startup to the established multi-national. Atom Ventures is a UK based business that provides strategic technology and operational advice and investment to SMEs, startups and charities across Europe. These podcasts are a way for us to talk directly with our clients, friends and partners and share our real life experiences of what it is like to run a business. If you would like to take part in a podcast or would like to learn more then email Bhairav Patel - info@atomventures.co

Conversations with a range of business owners from across the globe that discuss the challenges, triumphs and failures that are faced when trying to build and grow a business. In addition we talk about the latest trends in tech and generally anything we feel is relevant for today's tech and business savvy audience The companies interviewed operate in a diverse set of industries and are of varying maturity from the new startup to the established multi-national. Atom Ventures is a UK based business that provides strategic technology and operational advice and investment to SMEs, startups and charities across Europe. These podcasts are a way for us to talk directly with our clients, friends and partners and share our real life experiences of what it is like to run a business. If you would like to take part in a podcast or would like to learn more then email Bhairav Patel - info@atomventures.co

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United Kingdom

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Conversations with a range of business owners from across the globe that discuss the challenges, triumphs and failures that are faced when trying to build and grow a business. In addition we talk about the latest trends in tech and generally anything we feel is relevant for today's tech and business savvy audience The companies interviewed operate in a diverse set of industries and are of varying maturity from the new startup to the established multi-national. Atom Ventures is a UK based business that provides strategic technology and operational advice and investment to SMEs, startups and charities across Europe. These podcasts are a way for us to talk directly with our clients, friends and partners and share our real life experiences of what it is like to run a business. If you would like to take part in a podcast or would like to learn more then email Bhairav Patel - info@atomventures.co

Language:

English


Episodes

Jan Cavelle: Scale For Success

1/25/2021
Burnout, branding, leadership, scaling from £1M to £10M, female entrepreneurship, discrimination....this podcast has it all. This week we are talking to Jan Cavelle about her journey from building a multi-million pound furniture business to becoming and author, speaker and part-time consultant and all the challenges she faced along the way. We also talk about Jan's new book, Scale for Success, where she interviews 30 entrepreneurs and CEOs from around the world and they their stories of...

Duration:00:44:04

Danny Williams: Tips on improving your sales, marketing and networking skills post Covid

1/14/2021
This week we're talking to Danny Williams, the founder and Managing Director of Next Level Consultancy about how businesses can boost sales, align their branding, sales and marketing and also how the world of networking will change now that we are moving more online From the Next Level Consultancy website: "We specialise in Sales, Marketing and Corporate Events Consultancy and we uniquely integrate these strategies across your business by creating, developing and delivering a clear and...

Duration:00:43:07

10 Tips Before You Start Your Business

1/14/2021
In this podcast Alan and Bhairav give advice to budding entrepreneurs about what they think they should know before the embark on the journey to start their own business The key points to take away are: 1) Know that it is not all about you - it is about your customers 2) Choose the right business for you, choose the right problem to solve 3) Make sure you understand yourself and your motivations for starting a business. What do you bring to the table? 4) You don't know everything so...

Duration:00:36:54

Anthony Vaughan: Entrepreneurship, Ego and Employees

1/11/2021
In this week's podccast we talk with Anthony Vaughan serial entrepreneur and founder of the E1B2 collective Anthony created a multi-million pound business when he was just 19, lost it all but used the experience to grow and learn about himself and how to better manage and inspire his employees. With the E1B2 collective he aims to teach businesses and business leaders to put employees first. Find out more about them here: https://www.e1b2collective.com/

Duration:00:47:24

Minter Dial: Branding, Leadership, Mindset

1/3/2021
In this week's podcast we are talking with Minter Dial, former CEO of Redken and top executive at L’Oréal, where he was a member of the worldwide Executive Committee for the Professional Products Division. We talk on a range of topics including branding for modern businesses as well as the traits needed for leadership and future proofing your business Minter Dial is an international professional and energetic speaker and a multiple award-winning author, specialized in leadership, branding...

Duration:00:54:42

End of Year Recap: Entrepreneurs advising their younger selves

12/27/2020
For the regular listeners you will know that the last question we ask all our guests is: "If you could go back in time 20 years and give advice to your younger self, what would that advice be" In this podcast you can listen to 32 entrepreneurs giving advice to themselves - where else can you get 32 life experiences in one podcast?

Duration:00:47:04

Maxwell Nee: High Performing Coach

12/21/2020
In this week's episode we talk to a coach to the coaches, Maxwell Nee about the coaching industry, what drove him to leave his corporate job to become a coach and what you need to think about, if you are wanting to get into the coaching profession As a Co-Founder of High-Performing Coach, Maxwell and his team have built a $1M+ online coaching business where we grew 300% during the COVID-19 Lockdown

Duration:00:39:02

John Wallace: Practical Sales Advice for SMEs and Startups

12/15/2020
In this podcast we talk with John Wallace from TS3 about how to improve the sales within your organisation. We touch on a range of topics including TS3s sales methodology, why people fear sales and how to build an effective sales organisation within your business About TS3: Strong sales and business growth, deeper customer relationships, robust revenue forecasting and pipeline development, and sustained profitable revenues. The core to your success! We bring skills, experience and energy to...

Duration:00:40:39

Startup Masterclass: Should I start a business?

12/7/2020
In this episode we talk with Alan Clarke from the Real World Entrepreneurship podcast about what people should know when they are thinking of starting a business Too often advice given to people thinking of starting a business is full of platitudes, in this podcast we seek to give practical advice based on real life experiences Image by @TatianaMara via Twenty20

Duration:00:35:38

Primordial Radio: Building a community driven radio station

12/1/2020
In this collaboration with the Real World Entrepreneurship Podcast Alan Clarke and Bhairav Patel talk to Hugh "Moose" Evans, one of the founders of Primordial Radio station, a station built for the Rock and Metal community. As they say on their website (https://primordialradio.com/recipe/): We chose to control our destiny and turn the existing model on its head and create a rock and metal service owned, operated, and shaped by the community it serves. We crowdfunded and 873 members of the...

Duration:00:47:49

Sanjay Rakshit - AI and returning to academia from corporate life

11/23/2020
In this edition of the Real World Entrepreneurship Podcast we talk to Sanjay Rakshit. We talk to Sanjay about his journey from startup to academia to corporate life and then back to academia. We also talk about the challenges he's faced when co-founding a startup and whether starting an AI based business is different from starting any other type of business image by @burnningbridges via Twenty20

Duration:00:30:32

Svjetlana Vukic: Starting a business in Croatia

11/17/2020
In this week's podcast we talk to Svjetlana Vukic the co-founder of Resonate, a digital agency based in Zagreb, Croatia. We talk to Svjetlana about why she chose to leave her day job to start her own agency, what the transition was like and what support she received from the Croatian startup community

Duration:00:37:50

Danielle Cullen: Global Entrepreneurship From Australia to Canada

11/10/2020
In this podcast we are talking with Danielle Cullen, a seriel entrepreneur that has created businesses in both Australia and Canada We talk to Danni about her experiences in working in different countries and starting businesses in different continents and we touch on female entrepreneurship and how the next generation of female founders can be nurtured

Duration:00:35:57

Adetayo Bamiduro: Entrepreneurship in Nigeria with the Co-Founder of MAX.ng

10/27/2020
In this episode we talk with Adetayo Bamiduro from MAX.ng about starting and scaling a business in Nigeria, the challenges facing founders across Africa and the future outlook for startups across the region MAX.ng is a company specialising in building technology infrastructure and financial services for mobility in Africa

Duration:00:36:04

A CTOs take on marketing

10/23/2020
In this episode we talk to Alan Clarke about the CTOs perspective on marketing... What is is good for? Is it really as hocus pocus as it is made out to be? image by @jopanuwatd via Twenty20

Duration:00:54:02

Yvette Gray: Debunking the myths surrounding debt collection

10/14/2020
In this week's Atom Ventures podcast we are debunking the myths around debt collection with Yvette Gray from Atradius Collections Yvette has a career of risk management in an international environment. She has been with Atradius (credit insurance and collections) for more than 30 years with experience in Recoveries, Claims, Special Risk and was also part of the team to establish the Atradius Collections business in the UK. Yvette’s role as Regional Director for the UK & Ireland is focused on...

Duration:00:26:15

Real World Entrepreneurship: Frustrations of Running A Business

10/4/2020
Running a business is hard. In this recurring podcast I talk with Alan Clarke from the Business Growth Partnership about the frustrations of running a business... We chew the fat for the first part and then tackle the real issues of today... Photo by @RLTheis via Twenty20

Duration:00:30:37

Alan Aldridge: Is now the right time to start a business?

9/29/2020
Alan talks to us today about his experience leaving the corporate world to set up a small business, common failings of small businesses, how to deal with the impostor syndrome, the importance of having a compelling elevator pitch and the challenges businesses are currently facing Alan is a PwC Management Consultant, Entrepreneur and Business Leader turned Executive Coach (awarded UK Top 50), Business Mentor, Facilitator & Boxing fanatic and now runs Catalyst Coaching & Mentoring, a...

Duration:00:38:25

Akil Gordon-Beckford: Biophilia and Reducing Stress in your Workplace

9/23/2020
Akil has always had a passion for aquariums and he has turned this passion into a movement that aims to help people create a less stressful work environment. He is the founder of ViDERE an aquarium design company that specializes in biophilic design that improves the way people think and feel by connecting them to nature but most importantly it helps improve mental health and reduce anxiety

Duration:00:33:43

Kuda Biza: An Entrepreneur's Journey from Zimbabwe to the US

9/21/2020
Kuda Biza is a serial entrepreneur who started his first company when he was 9 years old in Zimbabwe. Kuda moved to the U.S. with only $40 in his pocket to study at Lynn University where he started his second company. He is the author of the book: The S.P.E.A.R. Method and is the Co-Founder & CMO of Nunbelievable, a mission-based baked goods company that donates meals for every box of cookies sold. The company is backed by Tony Robbins, IdealabNY and Loeb.nyc. Prior to this, he spent over a...

Duration:00:55:10