21 episodes

Elevating Founders is for early stage-founders to hear the stories behind the change makers and disruptors in the tech sector who are responsible for tackling the world’s biggest challenges. Brought to you by London Tech Week

Elevating Founders London Tech Week

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    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

Elevating Founders is for early stage-founders to hear the stories behind the change makers and disruptors in the tech sector who are responsible for tackling the world’s biggest challenges. Brought to you by London Tech Week

    Meet Elena Maksimovich Winner of Elevating Founders Europe Pitch-off at London Tech Week 2022

    Meet Elena Maksimovich Winner of Elevating Founders Europe Pitch-off at London Tech Week 2022

    In our final episode of season 2, Sina Sadrzadeh speaks with Elena Maksimovich, Lead Founder & CEO of Weather Trade Net who is the winner of Elevating Founders Europe Pitch-off which took place at London Tech Week 2022. 

     

    Weather Trade Net are a ClimateTech and FinTech startup. Their Portfolio Scan platform allows the Corporates to assess their Physical Climate Risk Profile instantly. 

     

    For more information about Elevating Founders go to: www.elevatingfounders.tech

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    • 27 min
    Investing in Underfunded Groups with Folake Shasanya, SVB

    Investing in Underfunded Groups with Folake Shasanya, SVB

    Elevating Founders is proud to present an inspiring episode with Folake Shasanya, Head of New and Strategic Channels, EMEA at SVB

    A newly established global business area at SVB, NSC that is mandated to increase their clients’ probability of success in the innovation economy by improving access to information, network and capital for overlooked and underestimated founders.

    Meet SVB at London Tech Week 2022 taking place from Monday 13at the QUEII Center, Westminster.

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    • 28 min
    ’Great founders get these 6 things right ’ with Louis Warner, Founders Factory

    ’Great founders get these 6 things right ’ with Louis Warner, Founders Factory

    An exciting episode with Louis Warner Chief Operating Officer and Accelerator Programme Director for Founders Factory.

    Louis has held a series of operational and leadership roles in privately backed, early stage, internet and technology-led businesses including being a member of the early team at lastminute.com

    Listen to Louis Warner and Sina Sadrzadeh while they dive into the topic 'Great founders get these 6 things right '. 

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    For more information about Elevating Founders go to: www.elevatingfounders.tech 

    • 28 min
    Negotiating and Navigating a Fundraise

    Negotiating and Navigating a Fundraise

    For today's episode we have a really interesting episode for you, with Sasha Trower, Partner at Venrex, in conversation with Rosie Bailey, Co-Founder and CEO of Nibble.

    The episode explores Rosie’s journey to entrepreneurialism, educates and shares advice on Nibble’s fundraising approach and process for their most recent Seed raise, which Venrex were a part of. The conversation also spans the importance of company culture, the rise of the circular economy and how the pandemic played a part in accelerating growth.

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    For more information about Elevating Founders go to: www.elevatingfounders.tech

    • 29 min
    The Importance of Strong Leadership in a Startup

    The Importance of Strong Leadership in a Startup

    For episode 4 our host Sina Sadrzadeh and Isabelle Kenyon, Founder & CEO of Calibrate, are having a conversation about the importance of strong leadership in a start-up.

    Isabelle is currently responsible for growing Calibrate the modern medical metabolic health business that's changed the way the world treats weight. Calibrate was launched in June 2020 and raised 127.6 million dollars in funding from leading healthcare and consumer investors.

    Elevating Founders, our pitch-off competition is open for applications! Win £10,000 and showcase your products and solutions in front of investors and tech leaders. Consult our criteria for startups and scaleups on our website www.elevatingfounders.tech or submit your application here Elevating Founders 2022 Application - Europe (typeform.com)

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    • 32 min
    The Path to Becoming a UK Powerhouse

    The Path to Becoming a UK Powerhouse

    Join us for Episode 3 The path to becoming a UK powerhouse with Poppy Gustafsson CEO of Darktrace and Jacqueline de Rojas President of TechUK, both focusing in a conversation that will answer the question, what it takes to create and deliver big tech companies in the UK?

    For more information about Elevating Founders go to: www.elevatingfounders.tech

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    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Ldn_2021 ,

Fab host and content

From its content all the way to its host, this show is brilliant. I love the variety of topics as well as how insightful the episodes are.

danieey7 ,

The Millennial Entrepreneur!

I’ve always been a big fan of the Millennial Entrepreneur podcast and hearing insightful stories from fellow business people. Really enjoyed the podcast Sina hosted in this series, hope to see some more soon!

honeyw13 ,

Great pod- especially most recent ep

Loved the episode with Tom and Sina, Sina was a great host and the episode was very informative and interesting!