12 episodes

Safe or Brave is a podcast focused on challenging the comfort zone in professional and personal life hosted by Lubo Smid who often describes his lifestyle as living on the edge.

Are you brave to get most of all the opportunities or you rather stay safe without risking much?

Various inspiring guests discuss their journey and point of view when it comes to technology, business and lifestyle.

Safe or Brave Lubo Smid

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Safe or Brave is a podcast focused on challenging the comfort zone in professional and personal life hosted by Lubo Smid who often describes his lifestyle as living on the edge.

Are you brave to get most of all the opportunities or you rather stay safe without risking much?

Various inspiring guests discuss their journey and point of view when it comes to technology, business and lifestyle.

    #11 Pavel Kacerle - From Parents Basement VFX Studio To Working For Lucasfilm & Marvel

    #11 Pavel Kacerle - From Parents Basement VFX Studio To Working For Lucasfilm & Marvel

    In this episode of Safe or Brave podcast, I have met in Prague with Pavel Kacerle, a founder of soccer live streaming game called Live Penalty and a world-renowned VFX artist. Pavel was featured in Czech Forbes 30-under-30, have worked with companies like Disney, Lucasfilm and Marvel and now is building his own mobile game. We are talking about how Pavel one day decided to change his life around, travelled to NYC to attend Film School and how he basically managed to get noticed by big names in VFX industry, which landed him jobs on movies like Avengers: Age of Ultron, Iron Man 3, Jurassic World or Thor: Dark World. Check out this all new episode and more!

    Pavel Kacerle on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/pavelkacerle/ 
    Pavel Kacerle on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pavelkacerle 
    Pavel Kacerle's Website: https://pavelkacerle.com/  

    Website https://www.lubosmid.com 
    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/lubosmid  

    Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/safe-or-brave/id1475698337 
    Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/6lZH6D2OjKO182l2MWZtdu 
    YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIMtKsVzjJjBNELcyN9Fw-g

    • 54 min
    #10 Richard Valtr - Overhauling The Hospitality Tech Space With Over $30M In Investments

    #10 Richard Valtr - Overhauling The Hospitality Tech Space With Over $30M In Investments

    With this episode of Safe or Brave podcast, we are coming back to the New York City to meet with Richard Valtr, the founder of Mews Systems. A company that is overhauling the hospitality tech space and bringing the property management software market into the 21st century. Richard’s company has raised over 30M dollars basically in no time and they’re determined to change the industry. What is to experience such a growth and scaling? Check out this all new episode with Richard to see his perspective! 



     Richard Valtr on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richard-valtr-79541410/  



    Website https://www.lubosmid.com 

    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/lubosmid  



    Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/safe-or-brave/id1475698337 

    Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/6lZH6D2OjKO182l2MWZtdu 

    YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIMtKsVzjJjBNELcyN9Fw-g

    • 1 hr 27 min
    #9 David Siegel - What It Takes To Quit Microsoft And Start Your Own Business

    #9 David Siegel - What It Takes To Quit Microsoft And Start Your Own Business

    Next up in Safe or Brave podcast I have travelled to San Francisco to meet with David Siegel, a founder and CEO of Glide. An app that helps you create a simple mobile app, in no time, just from the spreadsheet. We  have talked about how David drawn upon from his experience of being Head of Design of Xamarin as well as Microsoft. What was his experience with Y Combinator? And why David decided to leave his job at Microsoft to start his own venture in Silicon Valley? Check out this all new episode to find out! 



    David Siegel on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dvdsgl/  



    Website https://www.lubosmid.com Instagram https://

    www.instagram.com/lubosmid  



    Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/safe-or-brave/id1475698337 

    Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/6lZH6D2OjKO182l2MWZtdu 

    YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIMtKsVzjJjBNELcyN9Fw-g

    • 1 hr 12 min
    #8 Keoni Hudoba - Life Journey Of The Toughest Barry's Bootcamp Trainer I Met

    #8 Keoni Hudoba - Life Journey Of The Toughest Barry's Bootcamp Trainer I Met

    In this episode of our Safe or Brave podcast, I flew to New York City to chat with my good friend, Keoni Hudoba. Keoni's life journey and transformation is a crazy one - it took him from an overweight kid Disney singer from Hawaii to becoming a successful fitness entrepreneur in NYC. He’s worked with brands like Under Armour while traveling the world as a photo model, he launched his own cycling studio, CycFitness, and he helped open the first Barry's Bootcamp studio in New York. That’s just a snippet of what we cover in today's episode. Check it out!



    Keoni Hudoba on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/keonihudoba/    



    Website https://www.lubosmid.com 

    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/lubosmid    



    Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/safe-or-brave/id1475698337   

    Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/6lZH6D2OjKO182l2MWZtdu  

    YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIMtKsVzjJjBNELcyN9Fw-g

    • 1 hr 23 min
    #7 Ryan Ogle - Building Tech Of The Worlds Biggest Dating App Tinder And More

    #7 Ryan Ogle - Building Tech Of The Worlds Biggest Dating App Tinder And More

    In this episode of Save or Brave podcast, I'm chatting with the former CTO of Tinder and founder & CEO of Arimus, a startup put together by former Tinder colleagues to launch new exciting mobile products to the market. How has swiping affected the entire generation of apps that came after Tinder? Does a perfect match really exist? And why does Ryan think that ML is the future? Check out this all new episode and find out!



    Ryan Ogle on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryan-ogle-ba5b481/



    Website https://www.lubosmid.com

    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/lubosmid



    Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/safe-or-brave/id1475698337

    Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/6lZH6D2OjKO182l2MWZtdu

    YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIMtKsVzjJjBNELcyN9Fw-g

    • 1 hr 2 min
    #6 Kemar Newell - How Building A Sneaker Marketplace Answered A Billion $ Question

    #6 Kemar Newell - How Building A Sneaker Marketplace Answered A Billion $ Question

    A thousand ’no’s can be the perfect road to a ‘yes.’ A longtime friend and partner, Flip’s CEO and I sat down to discuss how Y Combinator and Planet of the Apps helped him get his pitch just right, and how he leveraged his tech skills to become a key player of a now $6 billion market. We also chat about his history at Apple and Google, how he hit it off with Jessica Alba and why he’s got “sneaker butlers” smelling $20k kicks. 



    Kemar Newell on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/kemarnewell/

    Kemar Newell on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/k.newell/



    Website https://www.lubosmid.com

    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/lubosmid



    Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/safe-or-brave/id1475698337

    Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/6lZH6D2OjKO182l2MWZtdu

    YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIMtKsVzjJjBNELcyN9Fw-g

    • 52 min

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