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Whether you're a first-time founder or a serial entrepreneur, you shouldn't stop learning!

The path to creating a successful business is never linear— but full of peaks and valleys. Learning from the journey, mistakes and successes of other entrepreneurs, innovators on building the idea from the ground, product management, fund raising, growth and scaling can prove extremely valuable!

Join us every week as Moriah features innovators and entrepreneurs across verticals. Get actionable insights for success. Don't miss any episode!

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IAM Podcast for Startups Stories of innovators, startup founders and entrepreneurs around the world

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Whether you're a first-time founder or a serial entrepreneur, you shouldn't stop learning!

The path to creating a successful business is never linear— but full of peaks and valleys. Learning from the journey, mistakes and successes of other entrepreneurs, innovators on building the idea from the ground, product management, fund raising, growth and scaling can prove extremely valuable!

Join us every week as Moriah features innovators and entrepreneurs across verticals. Get actionable insights for success. Don't miss any episode!

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    Become Happier in just 5 minutes with Happy Things feat Talia Soen, Co-founder & CEO of Happy Things

    Become Happier in just 5 minutes with Happy Things feat Talia Soen, Co-founder & CEO of Happy Things

    ABOUT THE FOUNDER:   Talia is the Co-founder and CEO of Happy Things, a personal happiness assistant. This mobile app helps people practice happiness in just five minutes a day.  



    Happy Things is a combination of her two greatest passions. Technology on one side and psychology on the other. On the technology side, she has been working in tech since 2009. She started in customer success roles and then moved to product management, focusing mainly on mobile apps and consumer products. 



    On the psychology side, it's something that has always interested her. She has a degree in psychology. She was a yoga teacher for a while, and she holds various certifications in coaching and fitness and nutrition. It was this combination that gave birth to Happy Things. 


    Happy Things is the first platform to turn happiness into habit. Offering science-based, personalized happiness plans, they make it fun and easy to practice happiness as a skill in just 5 minutes a day, with bite-size activities in a variety of topics. 


    TAKEAWAYS:  *Happiness is not external. It can be cultivated and practiced as a skill through simple daily activities. —Talia Soen, Co-Founder & CEO of Happy Things 

    *Happy Things is a personal happiness assistant app that offers bite-sized activities to help users practice happiness in just five minutes a day. —Talia Soen, Co-Founder & CEO of Happy Things 



    CHAPTERS: 

    00:00 Introduction and Background 

    04:05 The Journey to Creating Happy Things 

    08:31 Features and Functionalities of the App 

    13:56 Personalization and Future Plans 

    17:21 Focus on Women's Well-being 

    20:16 Challenges of Market Education 

    21:53 The Roller Coaster Journey of a Startup Founder 

    24:26 Complimentary Co-Founder

    25:39 Switching from Other Mental Health Apps 

    30:24 Fundraising Challenges 

    31:05 Advice for Women Founders 

    33:34Contact Information and Conclusion 



    CONNECT WITH TALIA: ⁠⁠LinkedIn: ⁠ https://www.linkedin.com/in/taliasoen/ ⁠⁠Website⁠: https://www.happythings.app/ 

     

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    • 35 min
    Creating an Equal Internet Experience for People of All Abilities with Menashe Shani, Co-Founder & CEO at Purple Lens

    Creating an Equal Internet Experience for People of All Abilities with Menashe Shani, Co-Founder & CEO at Purple Lens

    ABOUT THE FOUNDER:



    Menashe Shani has 18 years of experience in founding and leading businesses.



    Prior to Purple Lens, he launched three profitable companies in the travel/hospitality sector: Ink &Co., UNIQ, Love Israel Celebration and Project 360.



    He has a strong focus on businesses that create meaningful and positive experiences for their customers and users and has made it a personal mission to make high-quality web accessibility a standard.



    Purple Lens aims to create an equal internet experience for people of all abilities.



    IN THIS EPISODE, YOU WILL LEARN:



    * The challenges faced by differently abled people



    * How Purple Lens is creating an equal internet experience for users with its unique technology



    * Menashe’s important advice to entrepreneurs from founding 3 profitable companies



    KEY TAKEAWAYS:



    There's no 80 percent or 70 percent accessible. It’s not enough. It’s never enough! It's either FULLY ACCESSIBLE or NOT! —Menashe Shani, Co-Founder & CEO of Purple Lens



    I changed the terms of people with disabilities to we are all people with different abilities. —Menashe Shani, Co-Founder & CEO of Purple Lens



    CONNECT WITH MENASHE:

    ⁠⁠LinkedIn: ⁠ https://www.linkedin.com/in/menashe-shani-9815b617/

    ⁠⁠Website⁠: https://www.linkedin.com/company/purple-lens/



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    • 32 min
    Increase your success rates and close more sales deals with Novacy | Or Biderman, CEO

    Increase your success rates and close more sales deals with Novacy | Or Biderman, CEO

    SUMMARY:   Novacy is a behavioral intelligence platform that helps salespeople understand what the hell is happening on a sales call.   It analyzes speech to text, NLP, body language, facial expressions, and posture to uncover the prospect's underlying perceptions.   Novacy is a one-click integration with Zoom, Meet, WebEx, and Teams. This platform provides actionable insights that help salespeople navigate the opportunity in the best way possible.  IN THIS EPISODE, YOU WILL:   🚀 Learn the important non-verbal cues that salespeople need to be able to understand to be successful. 

    🚀 Discover the makers or breakers of the conversation rate for each seller.  

    🚀 Learn how Novacy helps B2B revenue teams increase success rates and close more deals by using audio, text, and body language analysis. 

     

    KEY TAKEAWAYS:   "People will never buy from you because they understand you. People will just buy from you because you understand them." - Or Biderman, CEO of Novacy 

    "93% of communication is actually non-verbal. Just 7% of the stuff that we're trying to convey is by the voice themselves." - Or Biderman, CEO of Novacy 

    “Always play dumb. Never be the smart guy in the room because this is not the time to do so if you're just beginning. This will do magic for your startup. If you play dumb, people will give you answers,and this is what you need. This is what you're looking for.” - Or Biderman, CEO of Novacy 

     

    CONNECT WITH OR: ⁠⁠LinkedIn: ⁠ https://www.linkedin.com/in/orbiderman/ ⁠⁠Website⁠: https://www.novacy.io/ 

     

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    • 37 min
    Visual Intelligence AI Powered Vehicle Inspection Startup's Journey | Dmitry Geyzersky, CTO Click-ins

    Visual Intelligence AI Powered Vehicle Inspection Startup's Journey | Dmitry Geyzersky, CTO Click-ins

    Click-ins is a visual intelligence AI for automated vehicle inspections.



    Founded in 2014, the company was born out of the need to combat insurance fraud, a prevalent and challenging problem in the industry.



    The co-founders, Dmitry Geyzersky and Eugene Greenberg, brought together their backgrounds in intelligence and insurance to develop a solution using military-grade intelligence techniques and domain expertise.



    Initially, Click-ins focused on tackling insurance fraud, but they soon realized the need for significant resources and investments to scale their operations. Leading them to shift their business model and become a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform for different verticals.



    Click-ins is the only company utilizing this deep tech to solve the complex problem of automated vehicle inspections. Their technology can be easily applied to different verticals within the automotive industry, including automotive insurance, car rentals, car sharing, and dealerships.



    Click-ins' advanced technology has allowed their customers to reduce fraud, improve efficiency and streamline processes.



    IN THIS EPISODE, YOU WILL LEARN:

    * How Click-ins tackle fraud in automotive insurance

    * Learn the dynamics and challenges starting a startup

    * Discover the lessons learned from his first startup and why they hired a professional CEO

    * Learn how implementing DevOps can promote agility and credibility to early-stage startups



    KEY TAKEAWAYS:


    When creating a new startup, you need to explicitly define the role and level of involvement of each founder in the startup. —Dmitry Geyzersky



    Ego is an integral part of anyone. But in order to survive, you have to make compromises. —Dmitry Geyzersky


    I think that the best thing for any startup is having a professional or seasoned entrepreneur on board, someone who had already done this before. Because he knows exactly how to maneuver things. —Dmitry Geyzersky

    CONNECT WITH DMITRY:

    ⁠⁠LinkedIn: ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/dmitriygeyzerskiy/

    ⁠⁠Website⁠: ⁠⁠https://www.click-ins.com/



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    • 39 min
    Be part of your kid's story with Zoog | Yoav Oren

    Be part of your kid's story with Zoog | Yoav Oren

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN FROM THIS EPISODE:

    🚀 Find out how and why Zoog was born

    🚀 Discover how Zoog is leveraging Augmented Reality to bring families closer together through storytelling and other engaging content

    🚀 Learn why they chose 'grandparents' 'older adults' as their target market

    🚀 What startup entrepreneurs need to learn in 2023 to survive and thrive



    GUEST BIO:



    Yoav is an experienced General Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the market intelligence industry. He is skilled in negotiation, business management, business planning, and operations management.



    He's worked with Netflix as an Associate Producer, his last role was in SimilarWeb as a Chief of Staff and now as the Co-Founder & CEO at Zoog with Matan Guttman.



    Zoog is leveraging Augmented Reality to bring families closer together through storytelling and other fun, educational, and engaging content and activities that children absolutely love and enjoy.



    Books are the gateway between generations, and by offering a unique book reading experience, ZOOG brings generations closer to each other. ZOOG allows older adults to tap into their creative energies and encourages kids to read.



    Zoog created a new format of storytelling, allowing grandparents (or any other distanced family member) to take any children's book and bring it to life using modern AR, ML and advanced animation capabilities.



    CONNECT WITH YOAV OREN:



    ⁠⁠LinkedIn: ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/yoav-oren-78aba714/

    ⁠⁠Website⁠: ⁠⁠https://www.getzoog.com/



    GET 50% DISCOUNT when you DOWNLOAD ZOOG+ here:
    https://apps.apple.com/redeem?ctx=offercodes&id=1534413894&code=504ALL 


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    • 30 min
    Data made easy by Aggua’s Data Management Platform with Avi Greenwald, CTO at Aggua

    Data made easy by Aggua’s Data Management Platform with Avi Greenwald, CTO at Aggua

    What you'll learn from today's episode:


    Find out how the idea of building Aggua came about
    Discover Avi's reservations as a first-time founder
    Learn how Aggua is solving the data management gap
    How to navigate this very challenging time as a first-timer



    GUEST BIO:

    Avi Greenwald is the CTO and Co-Founder of Aggua, a data management platform. He is passionate about harnessing the power of data to drive business success. With a background in software engineering, data engineering, and cybersecurity, he brings a unique perspective to the table that allows him to lead teams effectively and drive innovation in the field.



    He is an entrepreneur at heart, constantly looking for new ways to push the boundaries of what's possible with data.



    Aggua is a data fabric augmented AI platform that enables data and business teams Access to their data, creating Trust and giving practical Data Insights, for a more holistic, data-centric decision-making.



    CONNECT WITH AVI GREENWALD:

    ⁠LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/avi-greenwald-b15431ba/

    ⁠Aggua's Website⁠: https://www.aggua.io/



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    • 29 min

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