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This podcast is all about company building and technology where you will learn from the experience and lessons learned of the world’s best founders, leaders, and subject matter experts on starting, running and scaling companies. You’ll also get a flavour for the habits and rituals that made them successful, how they manage their time, energy, what books they read and what makes them tick. If you are in technology and interested in the art and science of startup to scaleup this podcast is for you.

This podcast is all about company building and technology where you will learn from the experience and lessons learned of the world’s best founders, leaders, and subject matter experts on starting, running and scaling companies. You’ll also get a flavour for the habits and rituals that made them successful, how they manage their time, energy, what books they read and what makes them tick. If you are in technology and interested in the art and science of startup to scaleup this podcast is for you.
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This podcast is all about company building and technology where you will learn from the experience and lessons learned of the world’s best founders, leaders, and subject matter experts on starting, running and scaling companies. You’ll also get a flavour for the habits and rituals that made them successful, how they manage their time, energy, what books they read and what makes them tick. If you are in technology and interested in the art and science of startup to scaleup this podcast is for you.

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Episodes

Marie Outtier: Building an artificial intelligence platform to disrupt the marketing industry

12/9/2018
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On episode 10 I have a conversation with Marie Outtier CEO and co-founder of Aiden.ai, the startup aiming to disrupt the 600 billion dollar global advertising industry funded by ParTech ventures and world’s leading angel investors like Sophia Bendz and Nicolas Pinto. On today’s episode we discuss a range of topics from Marie’s perspective on how to find a co-founder and how to think about monetization & pricing. We also discuss working with investors, product market fit, go-to-market...

Duration:00:35:34

Anthony Rose : Reimagining how founders raise capital across the globe

12/2/2018
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On episode 9 I talk to Anthony Rose founder and Chief Executive Officer of Seed Legals the company reinventing how founders raise capital. Anthony has founded & co-founded multiple companies including; Beamly, Zeebox, 6Tribes, Brilliant Digital and Kazaa.Rose is known for his work managing the launch of the BBC's iPlayer, for which Wired UK named him "the man who saved the BBC". On this episode we talk about how to achieve product market fit, the dangers of unsustainable scale and his...

Duration:01:41:20

Pip Jamieson : Building the world's largest creative community

11/25/2018
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On episode 8 I talk to Pip Jamieson founder and CEO of The Dots a rapidly growing scale-up in London. Pip is on a mission to build a billion dollar company and connect creatives the world over and it appears she is on her way with Forbes calling Dots the next Linkedin for creatives. Pip was recently named as one of the UK’s top disruptive entrepreneurs by the Sunday Times and originally started her career in government as an economic advisor to David Blunkett. Pip has spent the majority of...

Duration:00:57:55

Joanna Hubbard: The disruptive power of blockchain for the worlds energy market

11/18/2018
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On episode 7 I talk to Joanna Hubbard COO and cofounder of Electron new platform developed by a group of blockchain and energy experts aiming to disrupt the 10 trillion dollar energy market. Joanna is an expert in blockchain and energy previously leading this sector at McKinsey. She is a frequent keynote speaker on blockchain and energy sitting on advisory boards for several UK utilities and writes for national publications on these topics. On today’s episode we explore: The potential that...

Duration:00:23:33

Nicolas Colin: Backing Europe's most ambitious entrepreneurs and building a safety net

11/11/2018
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On episode 6 I have a conversation with Nicolas Colin. Nicolas is co-founder and Director at The Family a pan-European venture and acceleration firm focused on backing Europe’s most ambitious founders and startups. Nicolas is also a respected policy maker and a professor in policy at Sciences Po in Paris. Nicolas has also launched a new book Hedge A Greater Safety Net for the Entrepreneurial Age which is generating rave reviews from Azheem Azhar to Tim O’Reilly to Kim-Mai Cutler` On this...

Duration:00:42:56

Season 1 Trailer : The Scaling Startups Podcast

11/1/2018
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Hello listeners you’re listening to The Scaling Startups Podcast I am your host Ross Sheil. Over the next season and number of weeks I’ll be talking to founders and leaders of the world’s fastest growing technology companies to learn more about their secret sauce and lessons learned in company building. We’ll touch on topics from culture to product market fit to scaling to, venture capital, hiring leadership and more. The common thread across all of these podcasts will be teasing out the...

Duration:00:04:10

Michelle Kennedy: The founder disrupting social networks for mums!

10/31/2018
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Today on episode 5 I talk to former operator and now entrepreneur Michelle Kennedy CEO and founder of Peanut App, the social networking app for mothers to chat, team up with and learn from like minded women cited in the media as Tinder for Moms. Michelle is a qualified international general counsel and former CEO of Badoo one of the world’s top social consumer apps with over 400M users. Michelle also served on the board of Bumble as a director working closely with CEO Whitney Wolfe on...

Duration:00:58:07

Roberta Lucca: How to scale a global company and build disruptive culture

10/31/2018
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Today on episode 4 I talk to serial entrepreneur Roberta Lucca of wildy popular games company Bossa Studios. Bossa Studios produces games like Worlds Adrift, Surgeon Simulator and I am Bread being amongst the top games studios monetising globally. Roberta describes herself as an unconventional entrepreneur and obsessive learner previously launching 3 startups Wonderluk, Bossa and her third venture Boldr the AI powered coaching app. Roberta was previously named Top 35 under 35 by Management...

Duration:00:42:38

Sharmadean Reid: How this founder is disrupting the global beauty industry

10/31/2018
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Today on episode 3 I talk to serial entrepreneur Sharmadean Reid CEO of Beautystack. Beautystack is a consumer and business facing beauty platform for professionals aiming to economically empower women and professionals in the beauty industry. Sharmadean is a veteran of the beauty and fashion industry with a career in high fashion, hip-hop magazines finishing her corporate career at Nike before going on to launch and scale a cult consumer product and business Wah Nails. Sharmadean has also...

Duration:00:50:28

Mark Little: The startup reinventing news and putting the consumer in control

10/31/2018
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Today on episode 2 I talk to Mark Little co-founder and CEO of Kinzen, the news platform with ambitions to reinvent news the consumer news experience, what’s broken and how they plan to fix it. Mark is a seasoned operator and entrepreneur with successful million dollar exits and Managing Director experience in public companies like Twitter. In another life Mark was a career TV and news man as a war correspondent and prime time tv anchor for the state broadcaster. On today’s episode we talk...

Duration:01:01:24

Peter Vesterbacka: How to create a billion dollar company and transform the world's education system.

10/31/2018
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On today’s inaugural episode I have a conversation with Peter Vesterbacka. Peter is former Chief Marketing Officer at Rovio, the billion dollar games company behind Angry Birds and has previously appeared on Time 100’s most influential list. Peter is now a serial investor and founder in multiple gaming, education and commerce companies with a lot of depth to his career having founded multiple global communities such as global startup event Slush and the wildly popular Mobile Monday with the...

Duration:00:50:59