30 episodes

The podcast dedicated to interviewing dreamers, pioneers, visionaries, and people who challenge the status quo. We will be delving into their story, their dreams, and ultimately their vision for the future.

Big Ideas With Mesh‪!‬ Umesh Kumar

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

The podcast dedicated to interviewing dreamers, pioneers, visionaries, and people who challenge the status quo. We will be delving into their story, their dreams, and ultimately their vision for the future.

    My Thoughts, Musings And Feelings As 2020 Draws To A Close: Mesh Kumar, Serial Entrepreneur and Podcast Host

    My Thoughts, Musings And Feelings As 2020 Draws To A Close: Mesh Kumar, Serial Entrepreneur and Podcast Host

    Welcome to Season 2 of Big Ideas With Mesh! Exclusive interviews with dreamers, pioneers, visionaries, and people who challenge the status quo! We will be delving into their story, their dreams, and ultimately their vision for the future. 

    In our final episode, I finish the season with some musings, thoughts, and reflections on the 29 episodes I have recorded for the show, and take stock of this strange year we call 2020. The podcast has been a fantastic experience in a year of ups and downs, challenges and hurdles. This shorter episode is my little take on the year, and to wrap up before season 3 launches in February 2021.
    This episode was originally recorded on 23rd December 2020.

    Your Host: Mesh Kumar
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/meshkumar
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mesh_kumar
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/Mesh_Kumar

    If you would like to see behind the scenes, follow our dedicated pages.
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bigideaswithmesh
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ideaswithmesh
    Website: https://www.bigideaswithmesh.com
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bigideaswithmesh)
    Want to Start Your Own Podcast? Buzzsprout gets your show listed everywhere! Podcasting isn’t hard when you have amazing partners.
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    • 18 min
    Being A Jack Of All Trades Has Endless Opportunities, Perks And Learnings: Toby Allen, Founder, Advisor and Mentor

    Being A Jack Of All Trades Has Endless Opportunities, Perks And Learnings: Toby Allen, Founder, Advisor and Mentor

    Welcome to Season 2 of Big Ideas With Mesh! Exclusive interviews with dreamers, pioneers, visionaries, and people who challenge the status quo! We will be delving into their story, their dreams, and ultimately their vision for the future. 

    In our fourteenth episode of the new season, I catch up with Toby Allen, a serial entrepreneur who is currently the Chief Product Officer at Skipr but also wears many hats as a mentor, advisor, consultant, and investor to name just a few. He has a background working for corporates and startups alike and has a fascinating history working in the gaming, creative agency, advertising and fintech industries. 

    We spoke about all things gaming, entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, venture building, domain names, family life, passion for learning, the wonders of being a parent, and many other fascinating topics. 
    This episode was originally recorded on 12th December 2020.

    Toby's Contact Details:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tobyallen
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tobyallen007
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/tobyallen007
    Website: http://www.tobyallen.com
    Company: https://www.startupmill.co

    Your Host: Mesh Kumar
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/meshkumar
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mesh_kumar
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/Mesh_Kumar

    If you would like to see behind the scenes, follow our dedicated pages.
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bigideaswithmesh
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ideaswithmesh
    Website: https://www.bigideaswithmesh.com
    Want to Start Your Own Podcast? Buzzsprout gets your show listed everywhere! Podcasting isn’t hard when you have amazing partners.
    Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bigideaswithmesh)

    • 59 min
    Human Connection And Optimism Are The Pillars For Success: Viviane Paraschiv, Entrepreneur and Retail Transformation Manager

    Human Connection And Optimism Are The Pillars For Success: Viviane Paraschiv, Entrepreneur and Retail Transformation Manager

    Welcome to Season 2 of Big Ideas With Mesh! Exclusive interviews with dreamers, pioneers, visionaries, and people who challenge the status quo! We will be delving into their story, their dreams, and ultimately their vision for the future. 

    In our thirteenth episode of the new season, I catch up with Viviane Paraschiv, who has been been on 10+ years journey working within luxury companies at the forefront of new multichannel experiences, innovation and change. She is currently a Retail Transformation Manager at Farfetch and previously worked at Ralph Lauren and Louis Vuitton. She also has the pleasure of being my Co-Founder with our startup, Twist Supper Club, which we will naturally delve more into. 

    We spoke about all things travel challenges, living abroad, fashion, luxury, sustainability, networking, pregnancy, female empowerment, the power of technology, building human connection, and many other fascinating topics. 
    This episode was originally recorded on 12th December 2020.

    Viviane's Contact Details:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vivianeparaschiv
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thisisvivp
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/VivianePara
    Website: https://www.twistsupper.club

    Your Host: Mesh Kumar
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/meshkumar
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mesh_kumar
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/Mesh_Kumar

    If you would like to see behind the scenes, follow our dedicated pages.
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bigideaswithmesh
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ideaswithmesh
    Website: https://www.bigideaswithmesh.com
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bigideaswithmesh)
    Want to Start Your Own Podcast? Buzzsprout gets your show listed everywhere! Podcasting isn’t hard when you have amazing partners.
    Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.

    • 48 min
    Leveraging Technology To Help Democratise Education And Learning: Kaitlin Fritz and Olga Kravchenko, Co-Founders, Musemio

    Leveraging Technology To Help Democratise Education And Learning: Kaitlin Fritz and Olga Kravchenko, Co-Founders, Musemio

    Welcome to Season 2 of Big Ideas With Mesh! Exclusive interviews with dreamers, pioneers, visionaries, and people who challenge the status quo! We will be delving into their story, their dreams, and ultimately their vision for the future.

    In our twelfth episode of the new season, I catch up with Kaitlin Fritz and Olga Kravchenko,  two fascinating and inspirational ladies who are changing the way education and technology can be merged together seamlessly. They are the Co-Founders of Musemio, an Edtech startup that believe in making art, culture, and history accessible to all children with the help of technology. Their virtual reality platform provides children aged 7-12 the opportunity to explore their curiosities in culture through the power of gaming.

    We spoke about all things education, young people, museums, London life, university entrepreneurship, grants, fundraising, startup challenges, how technology is changing the world, the power of female entrepreneurship, and many other fascinating topics.

    This episode was originally recorded on 4th December 2020.

    Kaitlin's Contact Details:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaitlin-fritz-4ab76a10a
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kmfritz43
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/kaitlin_fritz

    Olga's Contact Details:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/olga-kravchenko-london
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/olga_kravchenko
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/Olga_Krav4enko

    Musemio Contact Details:
    Website: https://musemio.com
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/musemiouk
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/MusemioUK

    Your Host: Mesh Kumar
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/meshkumar
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mesh_kumar
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/Mesh_Kumar

    If you would like to see behind the scenes, follow our dedicated pages.
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bigideaswithmesh
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ideaswithmesh
    Website: https://www.bigideaswithmesh.com
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bigideaswithmesh)
    Want to Start Your Own Podcast? Buzzsprout gets your show listed everywhere! Podcasting isn’t hard when you have amazing partners.
    Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.

    • 53 min
    The Power Of Confidence And Preparation Are Key Attributes In Life: Peter Hopwood, Speaking Coach, Presenter and MC

    The Power Of Confidence And Preparation Are Key Attributes In Life: Peter Hopwood, Speaking Coach, Presenter and MC

    Welcome to Season 2 of Big Ideas With Mesh! Exclusive interviews with dreamers, pioneers, visionaries, and people who challenge the status quo! We will be delving into their story, their dreams, and ultimately their vision for the future. 

    In our eleventh episode of the new season, I catch up with Peter Hopwood, a global speaking coach, mentor, presenter and voiceover artist. He is an internationally experienced live events MC and has lived in 7 countries so far and worked in 32 to date! He has an absolutely fascinating story and it is my pleasure to welcome him onto the show. 
    We spoke about all things travel challenges, living abroad, being an MC, the power of live events, how to prepare yourself for a talk, understanding the rules of remote interviews and zoom calls, why confidence is critical to succeed in life, and many other fascinating topics. 

    This episode was originally recorded on 25th November 2020.

    Peter's Contact Details:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peterhopwoodpublicspeaking
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/peterhopwood
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/HopwoodMedia
    Website: http://peter-hopwood.com
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEdpj1M3GSpGfIvUo79M1cQ

    Your Host: Mesh Kumar
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/meshkumar
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mesh_kumar
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/Mesh_Kumar

    If you would like to see behind the scenes, follow our dedicated pages.
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bigideaswithmesh
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ideaswithmesh
    Website: https://www.bigideaswithmesh.com
    Want to Start Your Own Podcast? Buzzsprout gets your show listed everywhere! Podcasting isn’t hard when you have amazing partners.
    Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bigideaswithmesh)

    • 47 min
    Giving A Voice And Platform To Everyone, Will Create Positive Change: Jack Street, Founder and Podcast Host

    Giving A Voice And Platform To Everyone, Will Create Positive Change: Jack Street, Founder and Podcast Host

    Welcome to Season 2 of Big Ideas With Mesh! Exclusive interviews with dreamers, pioneers, visionaries, and people who challenge the status quo! We will be delving into their story, their dreams, and ultimately their vision for the future.

    In our tenth episode of the new season, I catch up with Jack Street, the Founder and CEO of Demographica UK, an independent media outlet that provides a space for young people of all viewpoints to share their views on politics and social issues. He is also a recent politics graduate from The University of Portsmouth and is passionate about giving a voice to those who don’t have one.

    We spoke about all things politics, education, young people, interviewing politicians, changing the system, climate change, grass roots activism, the dangers of the main stream press, racism, Brexit, national sovereignty and many other fascinating topics.

    This episode was originally recorded on 25th November 2020.

    Jack's Contact Details:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jack-s-43844311a
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/demographicauk
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/demographicauk
    Website: https://www.demographicauk.com
    Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/demographicast/id1489358649

    Your Host: Mesh Kumar
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/meshkumar
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mesh_kumar
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/Mesh_Kumar

    If you would like to see behind the scenes, follow our dedicated pages.
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bigideaswithmesh
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ideaswithmesh
    Website: https://www.bigideaswithmesh.com
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bigideaswithmesh)
    Want to Start Your Own Podcast? Buzzsprout gets your show listed everywhere! Podcasting isn’t hard when you have amazing partners.
    Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

GabriellaI95 ,

Inspiring podcast

I have been listening to big ideas with mesh throughout lockdown and listening to each guest speaker come on to the show has been truly inspiring. The podcast is a really easy listen and highly enjoyable.

faerieB ,

⭐️⭐️ Big ideas grounded in reality

Mesh has warm engaging conversations with such a wide range of people. I’m learning so much and finding entrepreneurial solidarity through the inspiring stories combined with the reality about what it takes to get there. Excited to hear more Big Ideas with Mesh! ⭐️

SlackingJess ,

Inspiring Easy listening

This podcast is as really easy listen, at the same time it is inspiring and hearing how all kinds of people are being innovative. It’s defiantly worth listening to, especially any budding/established entrepreneurs. Great host too, really asks the questions we want the answers too!

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