Extraordinary enterprise technology founders stories.
Hosted by Paul Papadimitriou and Stephen Millard.
P514 - Knowing your “ideal buyer profile” is critical to planning a great exit, with David Eldridge, SaaS Founder, NED and Chair
“The Art of Exiteering”, or taking the long term view, in order to maximise the value of an M&A or IPO — building long term readiness to have a significant and positive impact on that outcome.
P513 - Investing in product-led founders building rocketship businesses, with Itxaso Del Palacio, Notion Capital
Understanding a VC firm's investment strategy is critical as a founder develops their investment proposition, but so is understanding the individual strategy of each partner in a firm. Itxaso Del Palacio describes herself as a ‘product-led’ investor and lays out there thinking on what this means and why it is so important.
P512 - Combating the global immigration minefield for European startups, with Elizabeth Jamae, Corporate Immigration Partners
Within startups, internationalisation soon emerges as a topic, and typically the focus is on the US. We discuss this topic with Elizabeth Jamae the founding partner at Corporate Immigration Partners.
P511 - The three horizon mindset - how visionary founders win big, with Chris Tottman, General Partner, Notion Capital
The three horizon mindset: the first horizon comes to: how are you executing on the promise of that thesis and to customers? The third horizon to: are you able to imagine how that market operates? Then there's a very grey area in between the two, that's where startups play, and execute.
P510 - Category design shows the world the problem you are uniquely positioned to solve, with Naomi Allen, Co-Founder and CEO at Brightline
The type of companies that Notion Capital invests in are redefining the rules of an entire industry. They become synonymous with a category which they solve uniquely well. Stephen Millard and Paul Papadimitriou discuss this fascinating topic with Naomi Allen, Co-Founder and CEO at Brightline.
P509 - Why SaaS CFOs need to think vertically and horizontally, with Carrie Dolan, CFO, Tradeshift
Venture-backed businesses ultimately have to unlock capital efficient growth in order to achieve the goals that they've set for themselves and for their stakeholders. Paul Papadimitriou and Stephen Millard interview Carrie Dolan, CFO at Tradeshift.