CFO Yeah! brings you up close with finance leaders in the world's most exciting, fastest-growing companies. In this podcast, you meet CFOs who believe that finance is another key driver for growth - just as vital as sales and marketing. We explore the changing nature of the CFO role, what makes finance teams successful, and how finance can be an effective business partner for growth.
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#20 Fundraising and hypergrowth during a pandemic with Pedro Barros of Remote
Pedro Barros is VP of Finance at Remote, a global HR solution for distributed teams. He witnessed the company’s hypergrowth during the pandemic and helped lead its Series B in July 2021. In this episode, we explore Pedro’s journey up the finance ladder, his insights on how to be a good leader, and his vision for the future of finance and remote work.
#19 Managing Hypergrowth and Becoming a Unicorn, with Alka Tandan of Gainsight
From a very young age, Alka Tandan has been passionate about the IT industry. In this episode from the CFO Yeah! podcast, she shares her 20-year journey through the SaaS industry, plus her insights on how finance leaders can support their company’s scaling efforts and what qualities are required to make it to the unicorn stage.
#18 - Overcoming Financial Data Silos with Josh Beaver of OverlayAnalytics
Every CFO knows the pain of trying to consolidate data from a wide range of sources. A mix of legacy systems and new processes only complicates things. So we spoke with OverlayAnalytics COO Josh Beaver - also a CPA - about how to make this less of a juggling exercise. We also spoke about his background in strategic consulting, his work in the publishing industry, and what makes him a "wartime leader."
#17 "Let them say 'no'" (AMA) with Habiteo CFO Elodie Hadjidakis
In this episode, we bring you audio from a live CFO Connect AMA with Elodie Hadjidakis, CFO of Habiteo. She talks about the typical day for a CFO (spoiler: there isn't one), why fundraising is a love/hate proposition, and the family motto: "let them say 'no.'"
#16 Pivoting from growth agency to SaaS platform with Camille Soulier of Germinal
In this episode of the CFO Yeah! podcast, Patrick Whatman spoke with CFO Camille Soulier. She details Germinal's abrupt pivot from growth agency to SaaS platform, the financial challenges this brought, and her biggest goals for the coming year.
#15 The story behind Backmarket's $120M Series C, with Pauline Sauvage
As Interim CFO, Pauline Sauvage helps young companies build the finance function and establish routines for lasting success. She guided Backmarket through its $120M Series C funding, and led finance teams at growing businesses like Beamy, Must and Linkfluence. In this episode, she takes a deep dive into her experience at Back Market and talks about the differences between raising seed vs series funding as well as the importance of company culture in structuring finance.
Love the guests and interview style
The guests so far have been awesome, lots of useful insights and delivered in a way which doesnt make finance boring... for once! Thank you :)
Insightful & refreshing
Really enjoy the upbeat, candid conversations with CFOs. They go into more than just finance, which is a nice change of pace. I’ve gotten ideas and inspiration from each episode so far. Well done!