Ray Walia, CEO of Launch.VC, interviews entrepreneurs in our network and dives deep into each founder's journey. Each interview is unique. They discuss topics that range from the hardships they've overcome, lessons learned, rewards, and what it takes to be an entrepreneur. Whether you are starting your first startup or are launching your 10th business, this podcast is for you!
Malte Bucken - Previous Cofounder of Tripcombi
Malte Bucken caps off Founder Journey Series Season 2! Malte discusses building a company with a distributed work force, challenges before the pandemic and his entrepreneurial journey with Tripcombi, a travel metasearch engine!
Turgay Birand - CEO of Edition Guard
Turgay Birand is the CEO and Co-founder of Edition Guard, a secure eBook sales platform. They are also a Launch Academy startup visa success story! Turgay is an international entrepreneur who now calls Canada home. In this episode we discuss the misconceptions and advantages of bootstrapping your business, and the culture of hustle porn and how it contradicts the goal of being your own boss as a founder.
Henry Bee - CEO of CoPilot AI
Henry Bee is the CEO and Co-founder of CoPilot AI. CoPilot AI makes it easy to find and engage with high value leads using LinkedIn. Henry discusses the struggles and frustrations when things just don't seem to be working out. He also discusses the opportunity to pivot and how to navigate that.
Tea Nicola - CEO and Co-founder of CI Direct Investing (Wealthbar)
Tea is the CEO and Co-founder of CI Direct Investing (previously Wealthbar) a company that makes it easy to build your financial future with convenient online savings, investing tools, and financial advice at your fingertips. Tea gets real and talks about obstacles in entrepreneurship, benefits of mentors, her personal experience of how stress affected her behaviour and what steps she took to help her function better as an entrepreneur. The challenges are a lot more common then you think and the best thing to do is talk about it!
Boris Lau - Sr. Software Engineer of Khan Academy
Boris Lau was previously the co-founder of Pathful, a 2013 Techstars company that allows retailers to understand how visitors interact with their content. Pathful was acquired by Mobify, which got acquired by Salesforce. Boris shares his experience working with his co-founder, how they make decisions together and the importance of trusting each other. He also discusses what drives and motivates him. What motivates you in your entrepreneurial journey?
Bosko Milosavljevic - CEO and Founder of Keeprop
Bosko is the Founder and CEO of Keeprop. Keeprop is software for companies that want to automate services and optimally manage workforce and assets. He was also a part of Launch Academy's Maple program! Originally from Serbia, Bosko talks about the sacrifices he has made as an entrepreneur, work life balance, and being prepared to fail. Get inspired by Bosko!