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Index Insights podcasts are conversations in which entrepreneurs, our partners and others in the Index Ventures network, share stories on company-building, their thoughts on topical industry themes and reflect on lessons learned along the way. Headquartered in London and San Francisco, Index is a global, multi-stage venture capital firm, which has teamed up with entrepreneurs in 39 cities, who are building the world’s next great companies. They include Dropbox, Etsy, Sonos, SoundCloud, Flipboard, King, BlaBlaCar, Squarespace, Lookout, Hortonworks, Pure Storage, Supercell, Funding Circle and many others.

Index Insights podcasts are conversations in which entrepreneurs, our partners and others in the Index Ventures network, share stories on company-building, their thoughts on topical industry themes and reflect on lessons learned along the way. Headquartered in London and San Francisco, Index is a global, multi-stage venture capital firm, which has teamed up with entrepreneurs in 39 cities, who are building the world’s next great companies. They include Dropbox, Etsy, Sonos, SoundCloud, Flipboard, King, BlaBlaCar, Squarespace, Lookout, Hortonworks, Pure Storage, Supercell, Funding Circle and many others.
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Index Insights podcasts are conversations in which entrepreneurs, our partners and others in the Index Ventures network, share stories on company-building, their thoughts on topical industry themes and reflect on lessons learned along the way. Headquartered in London and San Francisco, Index is a global, multi-stage venture capital firm, which has teamed up with entrepreneurs in 39 cities, who are building the world’s next great companies. They include Dropbox, Etsy, Sonos, SoundCloud, Flipboard, King, BlaBlaCar, Squarespace, Lookout, Hortonworks, Pure Storage, Supercell, Funding Circle and many others.

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English


Episodes

Artificial Intelligence: a force for good?

9/13/2015
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Is artificial intelligence force for good? For many, the term Artificial Intelligence, conjures up images of sci-fi movies and humanoid robots, more often than not of malign intent. Yet the reality is that the spectrum of A.I. encompass everything from Siri, Facebook M and smart keyboards to drones and self-driving cars -- in other words, we are already using A.I. in our day-to-day lives, often without realising it. In this roundtable co-hosted by SwiftKey and Index Ventures and held at...

Richard Thaler on behavioural economics and new book, Misbehaving

6/12/2015
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In this latest Index Ventures podcast, Richard Thaler, professor of behavioural science and economics at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, speaks to Rohan Silva, co-founder of Second Home, and Index’s Ventures’ Martin Mignot about behavioural economics and its lessons for entrepreneurs. Economist Richard H. Thaler’s bestseller Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth and Happiness, co-authored with Cass R. Sunstein, shook up the world of economics in much the...

Funding Circle’s founders on building the leading marketplace for small businesses

6/1/2015
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Just a few weeks ago, Funding Circle raised $150m from a group of investment giants including DST Global and BlackRock, making the London-headquartered startup the best capitalised small business marketplace in the world. Now the team want to build on their success in the UK – where they are already the 5th largest net lender to businesses - and the US, by expanding internationally and becoming, in the words of co-founder Samir Desai, “part of the financial infrastructure”. Since launching...