Hosted by Nakul Kumar, this podcast will feature some interesting personalities from various domains of life. From sportsmen to artists and entrepreneurs, we'll speak to a line-up of unconventional people. What will always remain constant is our focus on how technology shapes their lives and their go-to hacks & tricks. We will explore their unique relationship with technology and try to soak in all that can enhance our and our listeners' relationship with technology.
Hacks, tricks, insights, upcoming tech or innovations, you name it and we'll have covered it in this stream. So sit back, relax, plug in your earphones and let the fun begin.
About Your Host
When not coming up with killer ideas to help the users of his co-founded app, Cashify, Nakul Kumar is a full-time tech aficionado, a cook, a proud dad, and a gaming geek. Of late, his super-honest "2-minute reviews" on the latest smartphones on YouTube have turned him into a tech influencer to be reckoned with. Through his new podcast on The Podium, Nakul aims to change our general view of the world of technology and disruption. Lend him your ears and we're sure you'll go back with your own tech eureka moment.
Episode 3: Upgrade with Shakun Sethi by making sex go mainstream
This episode of Upgrade With Nakul features pathbreaking entrepreneur Shakun Sethi. From founding the sexual wellbeing platform Tickle.Life to making sex a part of the “normal narrative”, this is her side of the story as she chats with Nakul about her entrepreneurial venture.
While most of India still sees sex as a taboo, here’s Shakun offering support for sexual awareness. Be it cishet individuals or the LGBTQ+ members, Tickle.Life is there to talk about the “untalkable” and help its users on the path through sexual health. In this episode, she breaks down why it is crucial to make this a topic to be recognized rather than dodged. Adult entertainment, sexual paraphernalia, chatting and dating apps, hear her cover both the human and corporate sides of all of these and more.
Episode 2 : Upgrade with Michelin Star Chef Suvir Saran's recipe of success
We are in conversation with Chef Suvir Saran. The man who went from being a visual arts student to becoming a Michelin Star chef and putting Indian cuisine on the world map.
In this episode, Nakul chats with Chef Suvir about his culinary journey, his take on pet-friendly restaurants, reality cooking shows and how technology has made cooking accessible for the masses to explore. Tune in to find out Chef Suvir’s favourite kitchen gadgets, food apps & what makes him an Apple fanboy!
A bonus - his favourite restaurants in India.
Episode 1: Arpit Agarwal, Blume Ventures
To kick off the first episode of Upgrade with Nakul, this week we are upgrading with Arpit Agarwal of Blume Ventures.
Arpit is a principal at Blume ventures where he leads science-led and hardware investments in sectors like Biotech, CleanTech, Energy, Electric Vehicles, Robotics and Electronics.
In this candid conversation with Nakul, Arpit talks about his love for deep tech, why he prefers Firefox over Chrome, his views on app censorship & innovation, his take on the classic debate of Android v/s iOS, why cryptocurrency is the future of the world, what exactly is deep tech and much more…
Tune in to get upgraded!
Ep 0 - Trailer
Trailer of the new podcast with Nakul Kumar