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Welcome to Henry and Simon, a podcast interviewing and highlighting independents, creatives and entrepreneurs. We will try to capture their spirit and enthusiasm but also get to the truth of how they got to where they are.

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Welcome to Henry and Simon, a podcast interviewing and highlighting independents, creatives and entrepreneurs. We will try to capture their spirit and enthusiasm but also get to the truth of how they got to where they are.

    Weekly digest of startup news #10

    Weekly digest of startup news #10

    Hi Everyone. Our weekly digest is out. In 15 minutes you’ll get the most interesting headlines on the startup and entrepreneur scene in Prague and internationally. 

    In this episode, we cover Vocalls who raised over €371,000 and provides an automated assistant with artificial intelligence. We mention Czech startup Lafluence who received funds of €743,000 and focuses on connecting brands with influencers, Instagrammers, bloggers, YouTubers and other content creators. We covered Zynga who made a Turkish unicorn by buying Peak for $1.8B. We´ll speak about OurCrowd, a Jerusalem-based investment platform. And Simon´s favorite "Love to Hate" section features Paddy Cosgrave.

    • 15 min
    Weekly digest of startup news #9

    Weekly digest of startup news #9

    Hi Everyone. Our weekly digest is out. In 15 minutes you’ll get the most interesting headlines on the startup and entrepreneur scene in Prague and internationally. 
    In this episode, we cover Anytime that is expanding to the Czech Republic. We mention Leadspicker, a Czech startup that works as an intelligent search engine for new start-ups. We covered Joe Rogan and his pivot to Spotify. We talk about Wolt´s new fundraising and HERTZ renting some trouble.

    • 13 min
    Weekly digest of startup news #8

    Weekly digest of startup news #8

    Hi Everyone. Our weekly digest is out. In 16 minutes you’ll get the most interesting headlines on the startup and entrepreneur scene in Prague and internationally. 
    In this episode, we cover the new modular scooter from Bolt that is heading to the Czech Republic. We mention the Czech data startup Apify launching "Real Estate WatchDog". We covered Zoom, who bought a startup called Keybase. We present a new success story in the circular economy, Back Market, and also several innovative banking apps N26, Revolut, Chime, Monzo. Our last section is on "Famtech" and the London-based Peanut a social network for women. To close it off, "Love to Hate" presents the case for and against Gary Vaynerchuk.

    • 17 min
    #9 Christoph Sollich the Pitch Doctor & Startup Comedian

    #9 Christoph Sollich the Pitch Doctor & Startup Comedian

    Welcome to Henry and Simon, episode 8. We're a podcast talking to the most interesting entrepreneurs and creatives in Europe.

    Christoph is a Berlin-based pitch doctor, pitch coach, and startup comedian. We've learned valuable ideas on how companies can better shape their message and avoid some of the most common pitfalls. Check this out if you want to improve your startup presentation, or if you wish to get a better idea of how startups work. 

    • 33 min
    Weekly digest of startup news #7

    Weekly digest of startup news #7

    Hi there home-lockups! The 7th episode of Weekly digest is out, today in less than 15 minutes you’ll get compressed news about the startup and entrepreneur scene in Prague and the rest of Europe!

    We spoke about the momentum Fintech companies are still experiencing, also SilverCloud, who develop around 30 different therapy programs and Google's, role in the travel value chain. We mentioned Resistant AI which focuses on detecting and preventing manipulation of artificial intelligence; we covered a new tool from Brno, which should ensure automation and control of translations in mobile applications "Localazy". We speak about BeRider and its remarkable initiative for healthcare workers. Finally our new section "Love to Hate" presents the case for and against Jason Calacanis.

    • 16 min
    #8 Rudradeb Mitra the founder and CEO of Omdena AI

    #8 Rudradeb Mitra the founder and CEO of Omdena AI

    Welcome to Henry and Simon, episode 8. We're a podcast talking to the most interesting entrepreneurs and creatives in Europe.
    Today we talk with Rudradeb "Ru" Mitra, the founder and CEO of Omdena a company that solves social problems with artificial intelligence through bottom-up collaboration.
    Omdena has been nominated for the BOLD AI Awards and has been a candidate for the 2020 Forbes AI 50 list. It was also recently highlighted on the NASDAQ billboard.
    On this podcast you will learn what projects across the world Omdena has been working on. How they build solid ethical AI solutions. How Rudradeb and OMDENA get people for these projects. How he incentivises them when normally the roles are not paid. How he finds talented people. And how he plots his next plans based on "what's the worst that can happen?"


    We hope you enjoy the podcast.

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