29 episodes

A podcast about finding your place in the world and growing an impactful career.

The SproutCast The SproutCast

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    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

A podcast about finding your place in the world and growing an impactful career.

    #28: The Only Woman in the Room: Boldness and Leadership with Jill Berry, Co-founder at Adatree

    #28: The Only Woman in the Room: Boldness and Leadership with Jill Berry, Co-founder at Adatree

    Women make up just 7% of global fintech founders according to Deloitte. Women also make up only 1% of total fintech VC funding.

    In this episode, we chat to Jill about her experiences being in this group. Jill Berry is the CEO and co-founder of Adatree, an Australian financial technology company at the forefront of Open Banking. We chat about her experiences of being the only woman in the room, her views on taking risks and learnings on leadership.

    Disclaimer: this conversation does not refer to scientific studies and is built on stories of personal experience.



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    • 37 min
    #27: How to Win at Life: Advice for Success in your 20s with Sahil Bloom, Investor, Entrepreneur and Creator

    #27: How to Win at Life: Advice for Success in your 20s with Sahil Bloom, Investor, Entrepreneur and Creator

    Sahil Bloom graduated from Stanford, managed $3.5 billion in capital, has angel invested in over 30 companies, and grew to 400,000 Twitter followers. Some of his key writings include how to win without talent or luck, and how to make $10m by 30.

    This is a Next Chapter event that we've produced into a podcast episode! We thought this event was fantastic and can't wait to share it with you. While we don’t feature in this episode, Sahil gives great advice on leveraging the creator economy, networking, how he became friends with Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO and building the life you want. 

    If you haven’t heard of Next Chapter, it’s a community that runs through Slack. It's a group of ambitious, curious Gen Z builders, investors and creators. The idea behind the community is that if you can bring the most incredible people together - you make the exceptional normal. 

    If you want to join check out:

    nextchapter.to/community



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    • 49 min
    #26: Making (and Keeping) New Years Resolutions in 2022 with Max and Sandithi

    #26: Making (and Keeping) New Years Resolutions in 2022 with Max and Sandithi

    It's the end of January, one month down on your new years resolutions. How are they going?

    In this episode we chat to our friends, Max Marchione and Sandithi Lewanda about new years resolutions. We reflect on what worked well and what didn't in the last year, and take the key lessons in achieving our goals into the new year. This is a great episode of reflection, lessons, and some helpful knee advice. 

    • 50 min
    #25: From MVP to Bootstrapping, to a Venture Backed Business with Anna Podolsky, Founder at Lyka

    #25: From MVP to Bootstrapping, to a Venture Backed Business with Anna Podolsky, Founder at Lyka

    How do you take a "new business idea!" moment to something real? 

    In our conversation with Anna Podolsky, we learn about how she started Lyka, a direct-to-consumer pet wellness startup. We break down the journey of starting a venture-backed business chapter by chapter. 

    Chapter 1: business development and taking the leap to leave her job as a consultant. Chapter 2: bootstrapping. Chapter 3: fundraising to scale. 



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    • 28 min
    #24: Your Questions on Web3, Blockchain, NFTs and DAOs Answered, with Daniel Bar, Founder at Bitfwd

    #24: Your Questions on Web3, Blockchain, NFTs and DAOs Answered, with Daniel Bar, Founder at Bitfwd

    A term that you might have seen recently is Web 3, used to describe the way the internet is changing. 

    In this episode, we break down how the web is evolving, where it's going and why this matters. We chat to Daniel Bar, founder at Bitfwd to unpack the impacts of the world's transition to web 3 and the trends appearing across recent projects. Daniel also explains the meanings of key terms that float around in this space such as the blockchain, NFTs and DAOs. 



    Further resources:

    Tools to get on boarded into crypto with:


    Bitfwd Telegram: t.me/bitfwd
    Bitfwd Twitter: twitter.com/bitfwdxyz
    Daniel's personal Twitter: twitter.com/danieltbar



    People Daniel recommends to follow:


    Twitter.com/naval
    Twitter.com/cburniske
    Twitter.com/vitalikbuterin
    Twitter.com/balajis
    Twitter.com/QwQiao
    Twitter.com/katherineykwu
    Twitter.com/Fiskantes
    Twitter.com/mrjasonchoi
    Twitter.com/Shuyao_Kong
    Twitter.com/yangwao



    Projects Daniel is working on:


    Cryptosat.io - Satellite network with confidential computing units for crypto applications
    deepdao.io - DAO ecosystem dashboard and data analytics
    Metaprime.network + KodaDot.xyz: Metaverse infrastructure + NFT marketplace
    dHEDGE.org - Hedge Fund protocol
    Aleph.im - Decentralized cloud computing services
    SubQuery.network - Data indexing and query protocol for the Substrate based blockchain applications
    OnFinality.io - Hosted Blockchain cloud computing services and API.



    First tools to use:


    Metamask.io (web and mobile wallet)



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    • 36 min
    #23: Performing at an Elite Level: Key Lessons with Olympian Mackenzie Little

    #23: Performing at an Elite Level: Key Lessons with Olympian Mackenzie Little

    In this episode, we unpack the key learnings from elite performance in sports and how this can be applied to your work. 

    We chat to Olympian and medical student Mackenzie Little to understand the habits, attitude and mindset that enables her to excel at both athletics and academics. We discuss how Mackenzie manages her time, sets herself up to achieve her goals, performing under pressure, and the importance of genuinely enjoying yourself at what you do. 



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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Cloeyzhu ,

The best podcast for personal and career growth!!

Such great insights from people who have gone down different paths in life - would highly recommend listening or you want to figure out what career path is for you!

sl2340 ,

Star guest lineup

Informative and relevant for the young working generation!

magsbl19 ,

Worth the listen

Great for uni/college-aged people wanting to hear more about the startup space covering a variety of innovations!

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