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Eamonn Carey - Managing Director, Techstars UK

6/21/2018
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Eamonn Carey – once upon a time a TV producer and presenter - is now the Managing Director at Techstars London. He’s also founded and exited 2 startups and invested in over 25 companies globally. Eamonn discusses: For more insights into Techstars check out https://www.techstars.com and for advice on hiring world class talent for start-ups & scale-ups head over to http://alpinasearch.com

Duration:00:38:10

Usman Shuja @ SparkCognition - AI, IOT & Moneyball 2.0

6/4/2018
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Usman Shuja is the GM & Head of Industiral IOT at SparkCognition – the leading provider of AI solutions for IOT - who recently closed a $57m Series B with Verizon Ventures, Boeing, CME Ventures, Brevan Howard Investment Holdings and Invenergy Future Fund. Usman is a thought leader in machine learning, cognitive computing, security, and industrial IoT – he sits on Forbes Technology Council - and also an international cricketer. Usman discusses For more insights into AI and IOT check out...

Duration:00:24:12

David Ratner, CEO @ Realm: “the enemy of best is not worst…the enemy of best is good enough”

5/22/2018
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David Ratner is the CEO at Realm - the data management platform and solution that seamlessly handles connectivity, latency, transport and other backend details for mobile, IOT, and other connected apps.David’s previously had successful exits at Carrier Access and Openwave. Realm has a roster of high profile investors including Andreesen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, Khosla Ventures and Y Combinator. David discusses: For more insigts into Realm's technology head over to https://realm.io and...

Duration:00:29:51

Kjartan Rist - Founding Partner at Concentric Partners

4/12/2018
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Kjartan Rist, Founding Partner at Concentric Partners, has spent the last 18 years focusing on the technology start-ups and scale-ups as a founder, advisor, Board member and investor. He’s been involved in over 50 transactions and founded or co-founded 2 successful VC funds and a merchant bank. Kjartan discusses: For more VC insights check out http://concentricteam.com and for advice on hiring executive talent to scale your enterprise software venture head over to http://alpinasearch.com

Duration:00:29:01

Steve King - DJ turned enterprise software CEO

4/4/2018
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Steve King is the co-founder & CEO at Black Swan Data. Funded by Mitsui, Blackstone & Albion Capital - Black Swan Data creates better outcomes through technology, prediction & data science. Steve discusses: For more insights into Black Swan Data check out https://www.blackswan.com & for guidance on scaling up your enterprise software venture head over to http://alpinasearch.com

Duration:00:20:49

Magnus Gaarder - Co-Founder @ Cidron Ventures

3/30/2018
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Magnus Gaarder is a co-founder at early stage tech VC fund, Cidron Ventures, having previously spearheaded Nauta Capital's investment initiatives in Northern Europe. Magnus discusses For more insights on Cidron Venturs, head over to http://cidronventures.com - and for guidance on scaling enterprise software ventures, check out http://alpinasearch.com

Duration:00:33:54

Christian Hernandez, Managing Partner @ White Star Capital

3/12/2018
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Christian Hernandez is a co-founder & Managing Partner at White Star Capital, where he draws on his extensive experience in developing and scaling products and platforms internationally. Prior to co-founding White Star Capital, Christian worked at Facebook and led the led the international expansion of the company’s Business Development, Platform and Gaming Partnerships groups. He previously held leadership roles at Google & Microsoft having started his career at MicroStrategy, a start-up...

Duration:00:31:26

Christian Hernandez, Managing Partner @ White Star Capital - regulated markets present huge opportunities for technology startups

3/12/2018
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Christian Hernandez is a co-founder & Managing Partner at White Star Capital, where he draws on his extensive experience in developing and scaling products and platforms internationally. Prior to co-founding White Star Capital, Christian worked at Facebook and led the led the international expansion of the company’s Business Development, Platform and Gaming Partnerships groups. He previously held leadership roles at Google & Microsoft having started his career at MicroStrategy, a start-up...

Duration:00:31:26

Pietro Bezza, Connect Ventures – "perpetual learnability" is vital to the success of any scale-up

2/22/2018
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Pietro Bezza is a tech founder turned venture capitalist. Pietro co-founded Connect Ventures, an early stage VC fund, in 2011 and the fund has invested in companies like Citymapper, Typeform and Soldo. Pietro discusses: Head over to http://www.connectventures.co for more details on Connect Ventures and check out www.alpinasearch.com for advice on globally scaling your B2B software venture

Duration:00:28:39

Zack Urlocker: ZenDesk, Duo Security & MySQL - successfully scaling your US enterprise software venture into Europe

2/19/2018
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Zack Urlocker helped grow a number of software companies to billion dollar exits - including Active Software, MySQL, Zendesk and most recently Duo Security. And he’s been an advisor and board member for many other successful venture-backed software companies including HubSpot and SugarCRM. He’s also written a rock opera! Zack’s worked with many Tier 1 VCs including Benchmark Capital, CRV, Index Ventures and Matrix Partners and he now lectures at the University of Michigan on Entrepreneurial...

Duration:00:31:06

Zack Urlocker – Former EVP/COO at ZenDesk, Duo Security & MySQL - how to scale your enterprise software venture overseas

2/19/2018
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Zack Urlocker helped grow a number of software companies to billion dollar exits - including Active Software, MySQL, Zendesk and most recently Duo Security. And he’s been an advisor and board member for many other successful venture-backed software companies including HubSpot and SugarCRM. He’s also written a rock opera! Zack’s worked with many Tier 1 VCs including Benchmark Capital, CRV, Index Ventures and Matrix Partners and he now lectures at the University of Michigan on...

Duration:00:31:06

Steve Hoffmann, Captain & CEO @ Founders Space discusses an innovation toolkit for your start-up

2/13/2018
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Steve Hoffmann AKA “Captain Hoff” is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, partner at Founders Fund, An LP in August Capital, and author of the book "Make Elephants Fly". Steve is also the Captain & CEO of Founders Space, one of the world’s leading incubators and accelerators, with over 50 partners in 22 countries. Steve's trained hundreds of startup founders and corporate executives in the art of innovation. Steve discusses: Head over to https://www.foundersspace.com for more details on...

Duration:00:29:49

Steve Hoffmann, Captain and CEO of Founders Space

2/13/2018
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Steve Hoffmann AKA “Captain Hoff” is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, partner at Founders Fund, An LP in August Capital, and author of the book “Make Elephants Fly”. Steve is also the Captain & CEO of Founders Space, one of the world’s leading incubators and accelerators, with over 50 partners in 22 countries. Steve’s trained hundreds of startup founders and corporate executives in the art of innovation. Steve discusses: Head over to https://www.foundersspace.com for more details...

Duration:00:29:49

Steve Collins – Partner at Frontline Ventures

2/11/2018
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Steve Collins is a Partner at Frontline Ventures - a VC fund investing in early stage B2B software ventures across Europe. Prior to becoming a VC, Steve founded Havok, an animation middleware company for console game development, Kore, developer of the Kore Virtual Machine, and most recently Swrve, the mobile marketing automation platform used by some of the world’s leading brands including Disney, Conde Nast and Ryanair. Steve discusses: Head over to http://frontline.vc for more details...

Duration:00:37:08

Frederic Halley, NextWorld Capital: How to ensure success when your software venture expands internationally

2/7/2018
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Frederic Halley is a London-based Partner at NextWorld Capital, a leading Venture Capital fund from Silicon Valley focusing on early revenue investments across the US and Europe. He has a long track record of success in the technology sector both as a senior manager/executive and as an advisor/NED. Frederic discusses: Head over to https://www.nextworldcap.com for more details on NextWorld Capital's portfolio and check out www.alpinasearch.com for more advice on globally scaling your...

Duration:00:27:58

Jan Quant, CEO at Screendragon - how to scale your UK software venture & crack the US market...with zero VC funding!

2/6/2018
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Jan Quant is the Co-Founder and CEO of Screendragon a UK headquartered enterprise software scale-up who, soon after inception, successfully entered the US market and have continued to expand internationally despite having zero VC funding. Jan explains insteadof Head over to http://www.screendragon.com for more details on Screendragon and check out www.alpinasearch.com for more advice on globally scaling your enterprise software venture.

Duration:00:26:33

Jan Quant, CEO at Screendragon - how to scale your software venture & crack the US market with zero VC funding!

2/6/2018
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Jan Quart is the Co-Founder and CEO of Screendragon a UK headquartered enterprise software scale-up who, soon after inception, successfully entered the US market and have continued to expand internationally despite having zero VC funding. Jan explains insteadofHead over to http://www.screendragon.com for more details on Screendr [...]

Duration:00:26:33

Neil Ryland, CRO @ Peakon - StartUp, GrowUp, ScaleUp

1/16/2018
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Neil Ryland is the CRO at Peakon - funded by EQT Ventures, Sunstone Capital, IDInvest and Tommy Ahlers – who's SaaS platform helps companies maximise their employee engagement, retention and productivity. Prior to Peakon, Neil was the Chief Revenue Officer at Huddle, one of Britain’s most successful VC funded enterprise software ventures - Neil re-located to San Francisco to spearhead Huddle’s US market entry. Neil explains: Head over to https://peakon.com for more details on Peakon and...

Duration:00:33:36

Alex Dunsdon - Partner at SAATCHiNVEST, Co-Founder at The Bakery

12/31/2017
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Alex Dunsdon has a portfolio of different roles – he’s a partner at early stage investor Saatchinvest where he’s invested in successful startups like Citymapper and also a co-founder at The Bakery who describe themselves as “a pioneer in accelerating open innovation” Alex explains: For more insights into startups and innovation check out http://www.saatchinvest.com and https://www.thebakery.com and for advice on scaling software ventures head over to http://alpinasearch.com

Duration:00:37:09

Jon Prideaux, CEO @ Boku scaling a UK enterprise software venture globally to a £125m valuation at IPO

12/13/2017
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Jon Prideaux is the CEO at BOKU who, on 20 November 2017, went public on AIM at an initial £125m valuation and quickly popped to £160m. Boku’s platform brings merchants and mobile operators together to transform 5 billion mobile phone subscribers into the world’s largest pool of customers. That's more users than Visa and Mastercard combined! Jon provides the following insights: Head over to https://www.boku.com for more details on Boku and check out www.alpinasearch.com for advice on...

Duration:00:28:57