For the change-makers, explorers and entrepreneurs by heart or practice, Hyper Curious podcast is a celebration of what’s best in human beings: OUR CURIOSITY.
Get ready to change your perception of what it means to be an 'overnight success'. Here you will listen to the most intriguing U-turns and A-ha moments of our guests, and how embracing changes (rather than fearing it) keeps them curious and evolving.
Your host is Beta Lucca, a successful BAFTA-winning entrepreneur and Forbes Top 50 Women in Tech who has failed, succeeded, and built a multimillion-dollar gaming business. Beta brings her upbeat energy, bold attitude and multipotentialite mindset to interview your favourite authors, poets, philosophers, psychologists, neuroscientists, founders and artists.
If you don’t know them already, you definitely will now!
Listening to these incredible human beings is the perfect start of your day. One that will provoke you to think differently, laterally, upside down, and offer you new fresh perspectives to help you act boldly. You’ll finish each episode feeling energised, inspired and empowered to reinvent your world and reinvent yourself.
For more information, visit http://hypercurious.fm
A Finale Experiment - The Game of Life Ft. Olivia and All Guests' Best Advice
This is the final episode of Season One. We’ve had our curiosity piqued in myriad ways by inspiring guests as they’ve opened up and shared their curiosities. This final episode combines together all of the advice our fictional protagonist Olivia has been given. Perhaps in seeing her story as a whole, you may find answers to your own curious questions.
Beta’s a-ha moments in life and business
The power of letting go
Olivia ‘game’ reflections
Success is never linear
How To Reach Gen Z With Fanbytes Founder Timo Armoo
What had you achieved by the age of 24? Today’s guest, Timo Armoo, founder and CEO of Fanbytes, is already onto his third company. Fanbytes helps companies reach Gen Z social media influencers.
Gen Z see the world through their phone
When creators don’t understand the content on their platform
Do people care that social media platforms are getting their data?
Why we are obsessed with defining ourselves
History doesn’t repeat itself, it rhymes
Top tips for building your personal brand
From Marketer to CEO, Making Beautiful Games at ustwo with Maria Sayans
If you think it's too late in life to change vocation, Maria Sayans will show you it isn’t. Maria came to the world of gaming later in life and is now the CEO of ustwo games. She shares with listeners her journey and advice for anyone keen to follow in her footsteps.
How to find your path
The mindset you need to work in the games industry
Good questions lead you to good decisions
The importance of education in order to build strategic thinking
Why she’s curious about embodied cognition
Nick Telson -- Surviving The Entrepreneurial Roller Coaster
DesignMyNight co-founder Nick Telson embodies what Hyper Curious is all about. Realising that a career trajectory at L’Oreal wasn’t for him, he was curious about following a different path and after a night out in NYC with co-founder Andrew Webster, he found his new direction.
The startups that Nick invests in
Taking the leap from the corporate world to entrepreneur
The best founders are the ones really in their industry
How to handle the entrepreneurial roller coaster
Trust your gut, trust your instinct
Nick’s advice to anyone thinking about becoming an entrepreneur
Arlan Hamilton -- Why It’s About Damn Time For A Disruptive Investor
What throws two fingers up at the establishment more than an LGBTQ, black, woman investor? Meet Arlan Hamilton, Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital. 5 years ago, Arlan started a VC fund while homeless. Today, her $10m fund has invested in over 130 startups led by underrepresented founders.
Her secret to bravery is a tolerance for risk
How to filter knowledge and advice
Why struggling is normal
How to turn being weird into your power
How to define the impact you want to make
Mo Gawdat -- The equation of happiness and the importance of being present in the “now”
If you’ve ever wondered how you can be happier with your lot in life, don’t miss this episode with Mo Gawdat, former Chief Business Officer of Google [X], serial entrepreneur and author of “Solve for Happy: Engineering Your Path to Joy”. Mo’s realised there is more to life to discover and he’s on a mission to make people happier.
The Supertramp song that triggered a change in his life
The illusion of control
Why life is a video game
How to be present
The happiness flowchart
Customer ReviewsSee All
Fantastic first season
Loved the season wrap-up episode with the final summary of Olivia’s life and the specific advice from each of the guests for this character
Really enjoyed the guest’s insights and fresh take on gender inequality