46 min

Growing through pandemic and war | Founder Sessions 23 Founder Sessions

    • Business

Today's session features Eugene Shestopal, CEO & Co-Founder of Poptop, The leading event planning platform on the UK market and the most technologically advanced events marketplace in the World.

Eugene is a serial entrepreneur with 10 years of experience in the events and music industries before founding Poptop.

We chatted to Eugene about how adapting to the global pandemic and the war in Ukraine impacted the Poptop team and how investors reacted to these situations. 

▶ Check out Poptop: https://www.poptop.uk.com/

▶ Connect with Eugene: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eugene-shestopal-66785438/



This session could not be possible without our good friends at Northstar ventures.

Northstar Ventures is a VC firm investing in innovative solutions to help solve the most pressing societal issues we have today.  

They are a pre-Series A investor with ticket sizes between 100,000 to 1 Million pounds. They focus on building long-term relationships with their portfolio clients to see them through to exit.

▶ Find out more about Northstar Ventures: https://northstarventures.co.uk/



Founder Sessions is a podcast that helps people relate to the reality of startup life. 

We go behind the glitz & glamour and speak to the REAL entrepreneurs working hard to make a difference.

▶ Find out more about Founder Sessions here: https://compiled.social/foundersessions

Today's session features Eugene Shestopal, CEO & Co-Founder of Poptop, The leading event planning platform on the UK market and the most technologically advanced events marketplace in the World.

Eugene is a serial entrepreneur with 10 years of experience in the events and music industries before founding Poptop.

We chatted to Eugene about how adapting to the global pandemic and the war in Ukraine impacted the Poptop team and how investors reacted to these situations. 

▶ Check out Poptop: https://www.poptop.uk.com/

▶ Connect with Eugene: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eugene-shestopal-66785438/



This session could not be possible without our good friends at Northstar ventures.

Northstar Ventures is a VC firm investing in innovative solutions to help solve the most pressing societal issues we have today.  

They are a pre-Series A investor with ticket sizes between 100,000 to 1 Million pounds. They focus on building long-term relationships with their portfolio clients to see them through to exit.

▶ Find out more about Northstar Ventures: https://northstarventures.co.uk/



Founder Sessions is a podcast that helps people relate to the reality of startup life. 

We go behind the glitz & glamour and speak to the REAL entrepreneurs working hard to make a difference.

▶ Find out more about Founder Sessions here: https://compiled.social/foundersessions

46 min