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Startup Steroid provides a platform to entrepreneurs and startup owners looking to expand their wings. The podcast gives them a platform to discuss who they are and what they are trying to do and how.

Startup Pulse - Investors Spotlight Startup Pulse

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Startup Steroid provides a platform to entrepreneurs and startup owners looking to expand their wings. The podcast gives them a platform to discuss who they are and what they are trying to do and how.

    Niraj Saran, Investor, Startup Advisor, Maya Valley Ventures

    Niraj Saran, Investor, Startup Advisor, Maya Valley Ventures

    • 33 min
    Exploring the Canada Startup Visa Program Ft. Upasana Sharma

    Exploring the Canada Startup Visa Program Ft. Upasana Sharma

    Welcome to the Startup Pulse podcast! Join us in this episode as we feature Upasana Sharma, Managing Director of the Startup Visa program in Canada and Co-Managing Partner of Tangentia Ventures, in one on one conversation with Anshuman Sinha, Co-founder and CEO of Startup Talent and Co-Founder, Startup Steroid.
    Upasana, also Vice President of TiE Toronto, shares insights into TiE Toronto's 19-year journey fostering entrepreneurship. Here, Upasana breaks down the intricacies of the Canada Startup Visa program, covering eligibility criteria, individual founder requirements, and the pathway to Canadian permanent residency. She also highlights different factors like startup visas vs. investment visas to clear the distinctions between Canada's startup visa and investment-based visas like the US EB-5.
    Upasana highlights the program's emphasis on reasonable funds, skill sets, and experiences. Connecting Global Startups with Canadian Opportunities Gain insights into how any global company, from ideation to established ventures, can apply for the Startup Visa program.
    Upasana shares success stories and emphasizes the program's openness to innovative ideas benefiting Canada. Navigate the Path to Permanent Residency and learn about the streamlined process of the Startup Visa program, offering direct access to Canadian permanent residency. Upasana provides insights into the absence of age and education bars, focusing on applicants' experiences and abilities. 🌐
    Join us on this insightful journey into the world of startup opportunities in Canada with Upasana Sharma. Don't miss out on unlocking the potential for global entrepreneurs to thrive in the vibrant Canadian ecosystem.

    • 42 min
    Shaun Sanders, Managing Partner, VentureCraft

    Shaun Sanders, Managing Partner, VentureCraft

    Welcome to the Investor Spotlight Podcast by Startup Pulse. In this episode, our host Anshuman Sinha, a renowned Angel Investor, CEO, and co-founder of Startup Talent and Co-Founder of Startup Steroid, sits down with Shaun Sanders, Managing Partner of VentureCraft.
    As a leading venture capitalist with years of experience in the industry, Shaun Sanders has an extensive background in investing and supporting startups.
    Join us as we dive into his insights, knowledge, and expertise in this engaging and informative conversation.
    In this episode, Anshuman Sinha delves deep into Shaun Sanders' journey, discussing his role as a Managing Partner at VentureCraft and exploring the strategies behind successful investments.
    They also explore the current market trends, the importance of due diligence, and the challenges faced by startups in today's dynamic business landscape.
    Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur, a seasoned investor, or simply interested in the world of venture capital, this podcast episode is a must-listen. Gain valuable insights, learn from real-world experiences, and get inspired to take your startup or investment journey to new heights.
    Tune in to the Investor Spotlight Podcast as Anshuman Sinha brings you engaging conversations with influential investors like Shaun Sanders, uncovering the secrets of successful investment strategies and providing valuable insights for entrepreneurs and investors alike.
    Subscribe now and join us on this exciting journey of exploring the world of venture capital, innovation, and startup funding.
    Hosted By: Anshuman Sinha - Renowned Angel Investor, CEO & Co-founder of Startup Talent, and Co-Founder of Startup Steroid
    Guest: Shaun Sanders - Managing Partner of VentureCraft

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Mahendra Naik, President - First Angel Capital

    Mahendra Naik, President - First Angel Capital

    Welcome to another episode of Startup Pulse, the dedicated platform for startup founders to share ideas, entrepreneurial journeys, and connect with angel investors.
    In this episode, our host Anshuman Sinha, Co-Founder of Startup Steroid and an experienced Angel Investor, welcomes Mahendra Naik, President of First Angel Capital, a private investment and advisory company focusing on early stage technology companies and investments.
    Mahendra Naik shares his insights and experiences in the industry. With a rich career spanning various roles, Mahendra brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. Join us as we dive deep into the world of startups, investments, and entrepreneurship.
    Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from one of the industry’s veterans.
    Startup Pulse : https://startuppulse.pro/

    • 51 min
    Full interview with Brenda McCabe the CEO of Next Act Advisors

    Full interview with Brenda McCabe the CEO of Next Act Advisors

    Company Profile Link - https://www.startupsteroid.com/investors-interview
    Brenda McCabe possesses a unique combination of international experience of over 25 years, in operating roles of CEO and VP positions in Sales, Operations, Business Development in Enterprise SaaS, biotech and pharmaceuticals; renewable energy, retail, digital health, and M&A experience while at McKinsey & Company and AstraZeneca. She has multicultural experience and total fluency in Spanish having lived and worked in Spain, Italy, and the US.
    Since 2008, her operating experiences have been in early-stage and mid-sized companies in the cleantech, digital health, and enterprise SaaS space working to build businesses with founders and Private Equity ownership. From her firm, Next Act Advisors, a white-glove advisory firm serving entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs with disruptive technology including Healthcare Technology, Medical Devices, Clean Tech, and Enterprise SaaS, she is passionate about creating and maintaining Enterprise value by working with technological innovation out of the “lab” and bringing it into the mainstream. A graduate of the University of Chicago Booth, she served as President of the University of Chicago’s Alumni network in Spain and B.S. Business Administration and B.A. Spanish from Berea College. Since 2012, she has served as an Independent Board Director on privately held (PE portfolio companies) and public company boards in the US and Spain. She is an NACD Governance Fellow, Ambassador for the NACD PSW chapter, and a member of Women Corporate Directors, OcTane, LAVA, an angel investor in technology companies.

    • 28 min
    Sunny Singh the President at Tech Coast Angels LA

    Sunny Singh the President at Tech Coast Angels LA

    Digvijay "Sunny" Singh is the current president of TCA-LA. He has been a member of TCA since 2017 and has previously served as membership chair and vice president.
    Sunny started his investment journey as an electrical engineer at the end of his Ph.D. at UCLA in 2013. Since then, he has been part of the creation and sale of two technology startups in the IT and MedTech fields. He now oversees the acquisition and management of his commercial real-estate and startup portfolio in Southern California.
    Company Profile Link - https://www.startupsteroid.com/investors-interview

    • 24 min

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