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The Budding Perspectives Podcast is a podcast that highlights the positive impact young Irish people are having in the world. From entrepreneurs to those championing a social cause, we will show you what the young people of Ireland are capable of. We hope you enjoy the show. Jack Scanlan & Jack McKeon

The Budding Perspectives Podcast is a podcast that highlights the positive impact young Irish people are having in the world. From entrepreneurs to those championing a social cause, we will show you what the young people of Ireland are capable of. We hope you enjoy the show. Jack Scanlan & Jack McKeon

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Ireland

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The Budding Perspectives Podcast is a podcast that highlights the positive impact young Irish people are having in the world. From entrepreneurs to those championing a social cause, we will show you what the young people of Ireland are capable of. We hope you enjoy the show. Jack Scanlan & Jack McKeon

Language:

Irish

Contact:

0831729658


Episodes

Darragh Lucey - Founder of Yooni & Grade Academy

4/26/2021
This week on the show we are joined by Darragh Lucey the co-founder of both Yooni and Grade Academy. Yooni is tackling the problem of college drop out rates using AI career guidance technology and Grade Academy offers leaving cert revision courses online. Darragh shares his experiences with juggling two start ups and offers some solid advice to anyone with an idea they would like to pursue. We hope you enjoy this week's episode of the show. Jack Scanlan (Host) Jack McKeon (Brand Manager)

Duration:00:28:05

David Leonard - Founder of Eye guy - Blue Light eyewear

4/19/2021
This week on the show I am joined by David Leonard the founder of The Eye guy. David set up Eye Guy while completing a masters in the Netherlands and after a very successful launch in Cork decided he would expand his business over to the Netherlands. In this week's episode, David talks to us about how he built hype around the launch of Eye Guy and his expansion into the Netherlands. This interview was great fun to record, Davids enthusiasm and passion for what he does is incredibly...

Duration:00:24:31

Charlie Gleeson - Founder of Zipp Mobility - Ireland's leading micro-mobility provider

4/12/2021
This week on the show we are joined by Charlie Gleeson, the founder and CEO of Zipp Mobility. Zipp is a micro-mobility provider operating in the UK and Ireland that was founded by Charlie after researching the industry while in his final year at UCD. In this episode, Charlie shares his experiences setting up Zipp, expanding into the UK and growing his team. Zipp has grown from strength to strength since it's inception with Charlie picking up founder of the year at this year's Nova UCD...

Duration:00:22:07

Wendy Oke - Founder of Teachkloud

4/5/2021
TeachKloud was founded by Wendy in 2017 during her PhD in early childhood education and care. While working in early childhood services she spoke with over 1000 early childhood providers, parents and policy makers. The emergent theme was that over-regulation and paperwork meant that educators were spending more time ticking boxes than they were with children and their families. Wendy outlines her entrepreneurial journey to date talking about the inspiration she drew from her grandad to the...

Duration:00:22:10

Matthew Coffey - Founder of Squid Loyalty - A digital loyalty platform

3/29/2021
This week on the show we are joined by Matthew Coffey the Co-founder of Squid Loyalty. Squid Loyalty is a digital loyalty platform that puts all your loyalty cards from various businesses onto a digital app based platform for your convenience. Matthew and his co-founder Niamh had the idea for Squid while they were in college and having graduated decided they would give it a go. Matthew talks about getting the initial momentum going with the idea for squid and shares his experiences with...

Duration:00:27:22

Niamh Tallon - Founder of Hersport.ie - Ireland's only media platform dedicated to women in sport.

3/22/2021
Hello and welcome back to season 4 of The Budding Perspectives Podcast. This week on the show we are joined by Niamh Tallon the founder of Hersport.ie, Irelands only media platform dedicated to women in Sport. Niamh and I chat all about her experiences setting up hersport and how they have developed a dedicated following since it's inception. Niamh shares her experiences as a woman in sport and offers her thoughts on how we can level the playing field. We hope you enjoy this week's...

Duration:00:26:10

Paddy Ryder, setting up COVID Interns, expanding your business and post COVID plans

2/22/2021
Welcome to this week's episode of The Budding Perspectives Podcast. This week I am joined by Paddy Ryder the Co-Founder of COVID Interns. Born out of the pandemic, COVID Interns sets to pair college grads and undergrads with internship opportunities in small and medium sized enterprises to help them through the pandemic. Paddy and I chat about how they saw the idea for COVID interns, how they have developed the business to date and where they see COVID interns going in the future. We hope...

Duration:00:19:10

Will Meara, on growing a global entertainment business, deciding who is the CEO and professionalising your business

2/15/2021
This week on the show I am joined by Will Meara one of the founders of Bingo Loco. Will is somewhat of a serial entrepreneur and has a host of other entrepreneurial ventures including the Antisocial bar in Dublin and he also leads expeditions in the hills of Pakistan. Will and I chat predominantly about his experience growing Bingo Loco from a student night on a Thursday into what is now a global entertainment business. Will gives insight into what it takes to professionalise a business...

Duration:00:20:31

Eoghan Mulcahy on getting started with a business idea, the importance of a mentor and the IBYE competition

2/8/2021
This week on the show I am joined by Eoghan Mulcahy of Deepseek.Ai. Deepseek is a social enterprise that uses a combination of drone technology and artificial intelligence to assist in search and rescue operations. Eoghan won the best idea category in the IBYE competition in 2019 with Deepseek and speaks about the experience of entering the competition and how it helped them develop the idea into a business. Eoghan gives advice to any young entrepreneur with an idea who does not know where...

Duration:00:23:28

Ben Burns on setting up a coffee marketplace, picking the right business partners and how to get momentum going in business

2/1/2021
This week on the show, I am joined by Ben Burns the founder of The Coffee Exchange, Irelands coffee marketplace. Ben and I have a great chat all about how he set up The Coffee Exchange with his mates after being let go due to COVID-19. Ben shares with us how he got the momentum going with The Coffee Exchange through social media and stresses the importance of going into business with the right people. Finally having struggled at the start to get stakeholders on board Ben gives his advice...

Duration:00:24:04

David Neville on the setting up a business, working for change and the Irish education system

1/25/2021
This week I am joined by David Neville the founder of JumpAgrade. JumpAgrade provides children access to personalised grinds online through its network of teachers. David and I chat all about how he set up this JumpAgrade with his mates and why he wouldn't like to go it alone. We talk about the social implications of children having access to grinds online and how the business has morphed into a driver of social change since its inception. David gives us an insight into the highs and lows...

Duration:00:46:53

Conor Merriman on working in the creative industry, finding oneself and working for yourself

1/18/2021
This week on the show I am joined by Dublin based Irish illustrator and designer Conor Merriman. Conor and I chat all about his journey as a creator from his first job to landing some big clients such as Tommy Hilfiger and Louis Vuitton. We discuss how to charge for your first job and Conor jokes about how he 'found himself' traveling around Asia after he finished in College. We really hope you enjoy this week's episode of the podcast Jack McKeon (Brand Manager) Jack Scanlan (Host)

Duration:01:01:00

Nicole Ryan on drug use, harm reduction and setting up your own business

1/11/2021
This week on the show I am joined by Nicole Ryan of Alex's Adventure. Alex's Adventure is a drug education series empowering lives nationwide. The aim of Alex's Adventure is to highlight the impacts of substance misuse on our lives. Nicole talks about how she set up Alex's Adventure out of what was an incredibly difficult time of her life. We chat about the impact of substance miss-use in society and the problems with a just say no approach. we chat about Nicoles experience with setting...

Duration:00:43:36

Joshua Nueva on dropping out of college, doing something you love and the importance of travel

12/14/2020
Joshua Nueva is an incredibly talented videographer with desire to explore the world around him through his camera. Josh and I have a great chat all about his decision to drop out of college. Rediscovering Ireland during lockdown and why he loves to travel. This will be the last episode of 2020. Thank you very very much for joining both Jack and I on the Budding Perspectives Journey in 2020. Roll on 2021. Jack McKeon (Brand Manager) Jack Scanlan (Host)

Duration:00:41:33

Lauren Guilfoyle on working online, women in sport and getting started in the media

12/7/2020
This week on the show I am joined by Feakles biggest tiktok sensation Lauren Guilfoyle. Lauren does a bit of everything... from physiotherapy and psychology to working on social media and sports media. We chat all about her life working online, how she deals with trolls and how she got going in the media by doing a bit of free work. Lauren and I had a great chat and hopefully you'll get something from this episode. .......And finally Lauren has been a bit under the weather recently.. so...

Duration:00:51:20

Conor Leen on entrepreneurship, work life balance and setting a charity up with your friends

11/30/2020
Hello hello and you are very welcome along to season 3 of the Budding Perspectives Podcast. Before we begin... We want to give a huge shout out to absolutely everyone who has supported this podcast so far. We have loved producing it and we hope you have enjoyed listening in. This week on the show I am joined by Conor Leen of Stampify. Stampify is a charity that provides meals to children in the developing world by allowing you to swap your loyalty stamps for meals. (Yes it's an amazing...

Duration:01:01:53

Podge Henry on University life and social media influencing

10/26/2020
This week on the show I am joined by Podge Henry of the Podgecast. Podge has his own podcast, (which I would encourage you all to check out) and is also the former welfare officer of DCUSU. Podge and I chat about his life in college, moving from a small town in offaly to running for welfare officer of DCUSU. We talk about mental health and the perils of the cancel culture that exists today on social media. I hope you enjoy listening to this podcast as much as I enjoyed recording it... and...

Duration:00:54:30

Moya Doogan on fast fashion and sustainable living

10/19/2020
This week on the show I sit down with Moya Doogan. Moya is a sustainable living advocate with a passion for fashion. If creating a more sustainable life is for you, put down the bamboo toothbrush and give this one a listen. Through her instagram page Moya has been spreading the good word teaching us all how we can live a little bit more sustainably. Moya advocates for doing what you can with what you have and as a self professed dairy lover acknowledges hat no one is perfect when it comes...

Duration:00:50:16

Clodagh Cahill on protecting your mental wellbeing and the gaps in the Irish Healthcare system

10/12/2020
This week on the show I am joined by mental health advocate Clodagh Cahill. Clodagh has an incredible story to share about her journey with mental health and life in general. Clodagh and I really go in on her journey growing up as a foster child in Ireland and the lack of stability that provided. We chat about the GAA and the stability she found from participating in sport. Her experience with the mental health services in Ireland coupled with her passion for the GAA has given her a unique...

Duration:00:52:12

Sikhulekile Ruth Ndlovu on life in direct provision, the process not being an identity and life on a sanctuary scholarship in UL

10/5/2020
This one is important. In this weeks episode I sit down with Sikhulekile Ruth Ndlovu, Ruth is a third year student Accounting and finance student at the University of Limerick, she is a Zimbabwean and has recently come through the asylum seeking process in Ireland. Ruth and I talk all about the direct provision system here in Ireland with everything from the food served at the centres to the way in which people treat you when they discover you are an asylum seeker. This episode should make...

Duration:00:46:50