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Learn from the stories, secrets, and skills of the world’s most brilliant and interesting startup founders and investors. - - This podcast is all about fuelling your dreams and bringing your ideas to life.

Learn from the stories, secrets, and skills of the world’s most brilliant and interesting startup founders and investors. - - This podcast is all about fuelling your dreams and bringing your ideas to life.

Location:

New Zealand

Description:

Learn from the stories, secrets, and skills of the world’s most brilliant and interesting startup founders and investors. - - This podcast is all about fuelling your dreams and bringing your ideas to life.

Twitter:

@samkamani

Language:

English

Contact:

02041808154


Episodes

47: Building and growing marketplaces in South East Asia with Viktor Kyosev

3/2/2021
Viktor is the COO of Greenhouse, they help startups get established in South East Asia. Viktor is originally born and brought up in Bulgaria, however he has live across multiple countries - Bulgaria 🇧🇬 , Greece 🇬🇷 , Denmark 🇩🇰, Indonese, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan 🇹🇼 He has started and grown a marketplace in Malaysia in past and currently runs an extremely successful in South east asia. A lot of our conversation revolves around building successful market places,...

Duration:00:34:14

46: How to leverage eSports to grow your business with Guest Baro Hyun

2/23/2021
In this episode I interview Baro Hyun. Baro advises global clients on B2B business planning and implementation, provide thinktank services for the government on deciding the nation’s public policy, and implement professional curriculums at Keio University. Baro is also the author of Amazon bestselling book Demystifying Esports and he regularly speaks at eSports events. In this episode we also talk about how to get into eSports, encourage the next generation, motize and promote your...

Duration:00:36:16

45: Boost your Startup by managing your energy with guest Keziah Robinson

2/16/2021
In this episode I interview Keziah Robinson. Most of our conversation focuses on how to increase your performance as a startup CEO. Keziah Robinson, CFA is a business strategist, coach, and investor with over 15 years experience working with CEOs, founders & executive leadership across multiple industries. She is the founder of Cassia Partners, an independent advisory firm with expertise in early stage startups, pivots/turnarounds, and intrapreneurial corporate initiatives. Keziah's...

Duration:00:34:00

44: Does your startup need a CFO with guest - Benjamin Friedman

2/9/2021
For this episode, I interviewed Benjamin, he works as a fractional CFO/COO and helps startups get to the next stage. I have always wanted to interview a CFO. Since I am not from a finance background and have always wanted to learn more about it. In this episodes Benjamin shares how he helps funded startups and what should startups do after they raise funding. Benjamin Friedman has over 18 years facilitating scale and growth often leading to exit events. Focused on metrics and results,...

Duration:00:21:29

43: Helping developers find the right opportunities with guest - Zîfēng Liáng

2/2/2021
For this episode I interviewed Zifeng Liang, Zifeng is the Co-founder and CEO and Skillsme platform. We discuss his journey of starting startups, lessons learned from a failed startup. How this current startup is changing the life of thousands of developers across the globe. Since his platform Skills me helps new developers find jobs and prove their skills, Zifeng also share the most common mistakes developers make when looking for a job. Some other things that we discuss on this podcast...

Duration:00:31:03

42: Building and growing HVYPER.io & HYAX.com with - Jack Paxton

1/26/2021
In this episode I interview Jack Paxton, CoFounder of Hvyper and Hyax. Jack is an experienced full stack digital marketer of 8+ years, specializing in customer acquisition and scaling online businesses. His past achievements include scaling eCommerce store revenue by 4-5x in 6 months. Growing startups to multi-million dollar run rates in under 8 months and doubling lead funnels for online companies. In this episode we discuss affiliate marketing, building SaaS products, running a growth...

Duration:00:40:49

41: Learn PR secrets with - Jarie Bolander

1/20/2021
How to get in Techcruch? This was one of my questions to Jarie. Jarie is an expert when it comes to PR. He has an engineering and technical background but now helps Startups create an interesting story and a narrative. If you are interested in learning more about getting PR coverage then this is the episode for you. He is also an Angel investor and a Tech Startup founder on top of being a successfully published author of six different books on Startups. Book...

Duration:00:42:30

40: How to use AI to deliver growth for your startup with author of Lean AI - Lomit Patel

1/6/2021
In this episode I interview Lomit Patel, I discuss with Lomit how to use AI for your startup. Lomit also shares how he fuels growth for his company IMVU by using AI in marketing. Lomit Patel is the Vice President of Growth at IMVU, responsible for user acquisition, retention and monetization. Prior to IMVU, Lomit managed growth at early stage startups including Roku (IPO), TrustedID (acquired by Equifax), Texture (acquired. by Apple) and EarthLink. Lomit is a public speaker, author,...

Duration:00:30:17

39: How to do outbound sales and send cold emails -Stan Rymkiewicz

12/30/2020
Is it challenging for your to send cold emails Do you find it hard to get your foot in the door? Do you have a B2B SaaS product startup then this episode is for you. Then this episode is for you. In this episode I interview Stan Rymkiewicz Stan is extremely passionate about sales. So much so that he build his startup around solving the sales problem. His startup https://orapa.co helps businesses and startups fill their calendar with sales calls. Learn all of Stan’s sales secrets in this...

Duration:00:45:26

38: Raising money for a not for profit in post Covid enviornment - Manna Dabholkar

12/23/2020
In this episode I interview Manna Dabholkar and discuss how she built a not for profit organisation. Manna has spent over 15 years doing humanitarian work and foreign aid work, She has spearheaded Operations for the American Red Cross as the Director of Regional Operations in past. These days she is the CEO of Gift Global Initiative. GIFT is a charitable organization with one mission – to meet the needs of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable families with a special focus on children, to...

Duration:00:33:38

37: How to lead the fight against Brain Cancer with CEO of CNS Pharmaceuticals - John Climaco

12/15/2020
In this episode I interviewed John Climaco, who is the CEO of CNS Pharmaceuticals. John is extremely passionate about innovation that makes people’s lives better. We discuss how his company’s new drug Berubicin is a game changer when it comes to fighting Brain Tumors. For 15 years Mr. Climaco has served in leadership roles in a variety of healthcare companies. Recently Mr. Climaco served as the Executive Vice-President of Perma-Fix Medical S.A where he managed the development of a novel...

Duration:00:45:38

36: Make your startup fly with Venture Capitalist - Captain Hoff

12/8/2020
For this episode I interviewed Steven S Hoffman, where we discuss all things about startup ideas, building an MVP, validation, growth, funding, scaling and much much more. Steve Hoffman, or Captain Hoff as he’s called in Silicon Valley, is the Chairman & CEO of Founders Space, one of the world’s leading incubators and accelerators. He’s also an angel investor, limited partner at August Capital, serial entrepreneur, and author of several award-winning books. These include Make Elephants Fly,...

Duration:00:49:56

35: From Pediatric Doctor to Tech Startup Entrepreneur - Dr Angela Lim

12/1/2020
Dr Angela got trained as a pediatic doctor but made the decision in her late 20’s to become an entrepreneur. These days Dr Angela is the Co-founder and CEO of Clearhead. Clearhead is on a mission to solve the mental health crisis. She is a prime example of how being passionate about the problem you are solving and networking can get your startup funded. Hear her story of how she got started in entrepreneurship, mistakes she made, how she built a team and much more. In this episode we...

Duration:00:32:38

34: Lessons from raising over $100 Million in Venture Capital - Promise Phelon

11/24/2020
In this episode I interview Promise Phelon, Promise is a San Francisco based Investor - Author and Mentor. Promise is the definition of an underdog - She is an African American female founder with a track record of raising over $100 Million in capital. These days she buys, transforms and exits companies. She also seeks to be the Champion of the Underdogs, and mentos other underdog founders around the world. Promise has been personally mentoring me and I find any discussion I have with her...

Duration:00:31:06

33: Building a Remote Events Startup and Fundraising - Haje Kamps

11/17/2020
In this episode I discuss with the guest speaker - Haje Kamps about how to pitch a startup if it is in its early stages. And we also run through hypothetical scenarios on raising funding. Haje has written and published over 35 books, He used to work for TechCrunch as a reporter, He trains founders and Entrepreneurs to raise funding and he is currently building a tech product which allows people to conduct remote events. We talk about the following things in this episode. Connect with Haje...

Duration:00:38:23

32: Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Middle East with Arshi Zaveri

11/10/2020
These are couple of questions I asked my guest Arshi Ayub Mohamed Zaveri Arshi is the CEO of Trust with Trade group and a Senior Advisor Royal Family Offices, UAE She is also on the board of different organisations in the Middle East and beyond. Trust with Trade is an independent and fully integrated international services & trading company, across oil & gas, manufacturing, mining, waste management (Importers & Exporters), essential commodities in Healthcare, Fintech / Block chain &...

Duration:00:24:33

31: How to empower OVER 1 Billion people to be happy - David Meltzer

11/3/2020
My guest today is David Meltzer. David has produced 3 seasons of the Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch show on TV in the US. David Meltzer is the Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing and formerly served as CEO of the renowned Leigh (“Lee”) Steinberg Sports & Entertainment agency, which was the inspiration for the movie Jerry Maguire. In this episode David shares his mission on how to work towards empowering over a billion people around the world to be happy. Some things that we discuss on the...

Duration:00:22:25

30: An Angel Investor’s advice for startup founders - Jonathan Hung

10/31/2020
Jonathan Hung is a Los Angeles angel investor. He is also the Managing Partner at Unicorn Venture Partners. UnicornVP is a LA based VC firm and their portfolio includes startups such as Coinbase, Cerebral, Lime, Elude, Esalon, Homelister and many more. Jonathan and his team target investments in US companies that have global market potential with a focus on long-term growth expansion to East Asian markets. In this episode Jonthan shares his methodology on how he selects companies to...

Duration:00:29:56

29: Lessons from building a platform to connect entrepreneurs - Michael Marra

10/27/2020
In this episode I interview Michael Marra, who is the CEO & Co-founder of Entre. Entre is a platform for entrepreneurs to easily connect, learn, and build. The Entre community consists of over 11,000+ entrepreneurs from all over the world and it is growing every single day I try to find out for you how Michael managed to build a thriving community. Because I believe that a community is more important than MVP. Michael also talks about building a sustainable business for the long...

Duration:00:47:23

28: A HealthTech & SecureTech VC’s perspective - Steve Barsh

10/24/2020
In this episode I interview DreamIT Venture’s Managing Partner - Steve Barsh. Dreamit is an early stage venture fund that accelerates startups building transformative tech products in the fields of healthcare, real estate, construction, cybersecurity, and physical security. Dreamit invests in startups with demonstrable traction that are looking to rapidly gain customers, initiate new partnerships and raise additional capital. Since its founding in 2008, Dreamit has accelerated over 320...

Duration:00:37:54