24 episodes

Welcome to Ventur Further. The podcast that brings you compelling insights from inspirational people in the world of travel and far beyond. Discover stories of growth, resilience and curiosity as our guests chat to entrepreneur, author and Ventur’s board advisor Peter Wilcock about their lives, learnings and more. Plus, we’ll be taking on those hot topics we’re facing in today’s world. Brought to you by Ventur – The Travel Partner. Sponsored by Dakota Hotels.

Ventur Further - Journeys of Growth - Peter Wilcock Ventur

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Welcome to Ventur Further. The podcast that brings you compelling insights from inspirational people in the world of travel and far beyond. Discover stories of growth, resilience and curiosity as our guests chat to entrepreneur, author and Ventur’s board advisor Peter Wilcock about their lives, learnings and more. Plus, we’ll be taking on those hot topics we’re facing in today’s world. Brought to you by Ventur – The Travel Partner. Sponsored by Dakota Hotels.

    Frederic Kerrest - The Billion Dollar Man - Pt 1

    Frederic Kerrest - The Billion Dollar Man - Pt 1

    A fascinating conversation with Freddy Kerrest, the co-founder of Okta, as he shares the unique experience of taking a business from zero to a valuation of $40 billion.

    As with every story, the difficult times are those we learn most from, and there were plenty for Freddy to cope with. Facing near bankruptcy in the early days was only one of the hurdles they faced and conquered. Listen as the billion dollar man shares his secret for overcoming adversity in the pursuit of a dream.

    Brought to you by Ventur – The Travel Partner. Sponsored by Dakota Hotels.

    Find us at ventur.partners/podcast. Follow Ventur on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for the latest updates. 

    • 27 min
    Season Finale - Best of Season 1

    Season Finale - Best of Season 1

    Got 45 minutes? Haven't had the chance to catch all our podcast episodes just yet?

    Join us and the likes of Judy Murray, Jah Wobble and Tim Henman as we round-up our best podcast moments from season one.

    In this bonus episode of Ventur Further, we bring you the most inspiring journeys, outrageous stories and noteworthy anecdotes, from visiting a psychiatrist with Sid Vicious to meeting Richard Branson.

    It's been a fantastic season in a rollercoaster of a year - discovering the 'why' behind fascinating stories of growth and resilience from all walks of life. Thank you to all involved.

    We can't wait to come back and do it all again in 2022.

    Brought to you by Ventur – The Travel Partner. Sponsored by Dakota Hotels.

    Find us at ventur.partners/podcast. Follow Ventur on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for the latest updates. 

    • 46 min
    Katharine Wooller

    Katharine Wooller

    The world is abuzz with Bitcoin and crypto news but what does it all really mean, and will it last? We chat with Katharine, Managing Director of crypto wealth platform Dacxi as she unveils some of the secrecy around digital currencies and the impact they will have on our future. A pioneer of sharing investment knowledge particularly amongst women, Katharine shares her passion for enabling the every day person to understand the crypto world as much as those in the know! Katharine invites a mystery man to dinner who she would give her hind teeth to meet...

    Brought to you by Ventur – The Travel Partner. Sponsored by Dakota Hotels. 

    Find us at ventur.partners/podcast. Follow Ventur on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for the latest updates. 

    • 1 hr 2 min
    James Cluskey

    James Cluskey

    Charismatic personal tennis coach to Richard Branson, James shares some stories from his trips to Necker Island - a tough gig but somebody has to do it!  What does it take to coach one of the most famous people on the planet, what qualities does he see up close with Richard, and how did his journey from Ireland end up in Necker? We recruit Mother Theresa to play tennis and Peter tries hard to resist asking for tips on his backhand, but fails…

    Brought to you by Ventur – The Travel Partner. Sponsored by Dakota Hotels. 

    Find us at ventur.partners/podcast. Follow Ventur on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for the latest updates. 

    • 48 min
    Dawn Maria France

    Dawn Maria France

    A topical discussion with Dawn Maria as she describes growing up in her native Yorkshire and dealing with the prejudice surrounding her. Dawn Maria’s  fierce loyalty and independence shine through as she defies the doubters by achieving her dream of becoming a journalist and travelling the world. An insightful conversation filled with examples of how being different can become an asset in life with the right mindset and outlook. We end on the beach in St Lucia with an amazing meal, great music and some special guests.

    Brought to you by Ventur – The Travel Partner. Sponsored by Dakota Hotels.

    Find us at ventur.partners/podcast. Follow Ventur on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for the latest updates. 

    • 38 min
    Tom Riordan

    Tom Riordan

    No-one would expect a conversation with the CEO of a council would contain such a fascinating array of subjects.

    From the mysteries of just who decides where roundabouts are built, to the choice between fish and chips or a Parmo, this is a hugely entertaining chat. Tom makes the choice between Messi or Juninho which may surprise the listeners, as will his choice of people to share his desert island with!

    Brought to you by Ventur – The Travel Partner. Sponsored by Dakota Hotels.

    Find us at ventur.partners/podcast. Follow Ventur on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for the latest updates. 

    • 1 hr 1 min

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