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Your essential ‘How To..’ podcast for all tech founders!
CUTalks is the podcast by the Cambridge University Technology & Enterprise club. In the podcast, we speak to founders, investors and experts to learn more about turning innovation into business.

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Your essential ‘How To..’ podcast for all tech founders!
CUTalks is the podcast by the Cambridge University Technology & Enterprise club. In the podcast, we speak to founders, investors and experts to learn more about turning innovation into business.

    Denis Kaminskiy, Arcus Global

    Denis Kaminskiy, Arcus Global

    This week on CUTalks, we are speaking to Denis Kaminskiy who is the co-founder and strategy director of the Cambridge-based digital transformation firm Arcus Global. Denis holds an MBA from the University of Cambridge and has previously held roles at Cadbury and Rolls-Royce. We spoke about how he got into Govtech, the work Arcus does for the UK government and how the UK government is doing at adopting technology.

    • 49 min
    Webinar - Taavi Kotka

    Webinar - Taavi Kotka

    This week on CUTalks, we are speaking to Taavi Kotka, an entrepreneur and the first CIO of the Estonian government. He started his career as a programmer and became the CEO of Webmedia (now Nortal), the region's largest software company before working with the governmentand is now back in the private sector, helping start-ups develop and consulting on digital transformation.
    We spoke about the process of the digital transformation of Estonia, the challenges faced during it and how other countries might follow suit.
    This podcast was produced by Carl Homer, Cambridge TV.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Adam Medros, edX

    Adam Medros, edX

    This week on CUTalks, we are speaking to Adam Medros who is the ex-President and CEO of edX, a non-profit online course provider. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and has previously held roles at TripAdvisor and Amazon. We spoke about the impact of COVID-19 on online learning, the advantages of modular education, and the future of online learning amongst other things. Adam also shared his advice for startup founders running EdTech companies.

    • 52 min
    Jonny Clifford, Entrepreneur First

    Jonny Clifford, Entrepreneur First

    This week on CUTalks, we are speaking to Jonny Clifford who is the General Manager at Entrepreneur First London, a company that invests in potential entrepreneurs pre-idea and helps them to find co-founders. Jonny has previously been a teacher as well as worked within sales at Show My Homework, an Edtech startup. We spoke about how EF identifies talent and what the programme entails. Amongst other things, Jonny also touched on how to know if founding a company is for you and gave his advice to early-stage founders.

    • 40 min
    Niklas Hebborn, Freigeist Capital

    Niklas Hebborn, Freigeist Capital

    This week on CUTalks, we are speaking to Niklas Hebborn who is a partner at Freigeist Capital, a German deep tech VC firm based in Bonn. He holds a degree in business administration and has a background in consulting and private equity. We spoke about how he got into VC, how Freigeist Capital choose which companies to invest in and support them, and the outlook for the European tech ecosystem.

    To find out more about CUTEC, visit https://www.cutec.io/

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    This podcast was produced by Carl Homer, Cambridge TV.

    • 37 min
    Mark Shmulevich, TAIGER

    Mark Shmulevich, TAIGER

    This week on CUTalks we are speaking to Mark Shmulevich, the Senior VP at TAIGER - an AI software company in Singapore. He is also the founding director of the Zimin Institutes in Israel which helps commercialise promising research with the potential to generate solutions to pressing problems in the world. Additionally, he has been the Deputy Minister of IT in Russia. We spoke about his experiences in the government and the private sector, his work to help the commercialisation of high-impact research and briefly about how AI and deep tech applications may develop in the future.

    To find out more about CUTEC, visit https://www.cutec.io/

    • 39 min

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