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Found/Her Podcast powered by Calm/Storm

Found/Her Podcast powered by Calm/Storm

By Calm/Storm Ventures
The Calm/Storm Found/Her podcast sets the stage for aspiring startups, you might not have heard of before. We want to help them to create awareness and raise their first round through a “voice only” pitch. Simply focusing on the story telling, without any visual distractions. We invite female founders to pitch to us and our audience. Together with a female co-investor we will ask questions, give feedback and reveal if we decided to invest or not and of course why...
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Ariana Alexander-Sefre, CEO & Co-Founder of Spoke

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Stephanie Romiszewski, the Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder of Sleepyhead
Our 10th (!) episode features Stephanie Romiszewski, Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder of Sleepyhead - a startup that helps chronic insomnia sufferers beat their sleep disorder with a tailored and supportive digital therapy program - and Justina Kilinski from WestTech Ventures who is co-hosting the podcast with Calm/Storm's Principal, Andrej. This podcast is not only for first-time female co-founders but for everyone interested in a super early-stage venture! Learn more about Calm/Storm and our investment focus in digital health and wellbeing, our Founder Academy, and our Found/Her initiative to enable more mixed teams to raise funds from investors on our website calmstorm.vc, or on our social media channels. If you want to become a part of Found/Her podcast as a founder pitching or as a co-host, let us know!
37:35
January 14, 2022
Emilia Theye, Co-Founder of Clare&me
The 9th episode is bringing Emilia Theye, CEO and Co-Founder of Clare&me - an AI-powered voice coach trained in cognitive-behavioral therapy - and Hana Besbes from Heal Capital to discuss the booming digital mental health space. This podcast is not only for first-time female co-founders but for everyone interested in a super early-stage venture! Learn more about Calm/Storm and our investment focus in digital health and wellbeing, our Founder Academy, and our Found/Her initiative to enable more mixed teams to raise funds from investors on our website calmstorm.vc, or on our social media channels. If you want to become a part of Found/Her podcast as a founder pitching or as a co-host, let us know!
36:07
December 23, 2021
Alice Pelton, CEO and Founder of The Lowdown
Our 8th episode is featuring Alice Pelton, CEO and Founder of The Lowdown which gives women a safe space to find and get access to the best contraception methods through user reviews, personalised recommendations, expert advice and seamless prescriptions.. Our hosts for this episode are Michael, the founding Partner at Calm/Storm Ventures and Marta Gaia Zanchi, Managing Partner at Nina Capital - a Barcelona-based fund investing in need-drive health tech founders. If you'd like to learn even more about The Lowdown, head over to WIRED to read their coverage of the startup. This podcast is not only for first-time female co-founders but for everyone interested in a super early-stage venture! Learn more about Calm/Storm and our investment focus in digital health and wellbeing, our Founder Academy, and our Found/Her initiative to enable more mixed teams to raise funds from investors on our website calmstorm.vc, or on our social media channels. If you want to become a part of Found/Her podcast as a founder pitching or as a co-host, let us know!
43:11
October 28, 2021
Ariana Alexander-Sefre, CEO & Co-Founder of Spoke
Calm/Storm Ventures launched a new podcast series for female co-founders and everyone interested in super early-stage startup fundraising. Our 7th episode is featuring Ariana Alexander-Sefre, CEO and Co-Founder of Spoke which is breaking the mould of mindfulness by leveraging music and lyricism to help the demographic that is most underserved by existing solutions - gen Z men. Our hosts for this episode are Michael, the founding Partner at Calm/Storm Ventures and Lina Wenner, Associate Partner at firstminute capital - a UK-based Pan-European Seed investor.  This is one of the longest episodes ever but we hope you'll enjoy listening to Ariana's passionate pitch and the ensuing discussion about the existing mindfulness products and trends. Special thanks to Spoke for making the samples of their sessions available in the episode. This podcast is not only for first-time female co-founders but for everyone interested in a super early-stage venture. Learn more about Calm/Storm and our investment focus in digital health and wellbeing, our Founder Academy, and our Found/Her initiative to enable more mixed teams to raise funds from investors on our website calmstorm.vc, or on our social media channels. If you want to become a part of Found/Her podcast as a founder pitching or as a co-host, let us know!
51:57
August 09, 2021
Amanda Philpott, CEO & Co-Founder of Eargym
Calm/Storm Ventures launched a new podcast series for female co-founders and everyone interested in super early-stage startup fundraising. The 6th episode is featuring Amanda Philpott, CEO and Co-Founder of Eargym - a digital solution for hearing loss treatment, connecting science with cutting-edge technology to improve the prevention of avoidable problems of hearing loss. The solution enables to train hearing in a whole new way that is convenient and fun for the end-user. Amanda started her entrepreneurial journey after a long senior management career at NHS, most recently as a CEO of Clinical Commissioning Groups. Together with her Co-Founder, they completed 9 months programme at Zinc. Our hosts for this episode are Monika Warezak from Calm/Storm Ventures and Chenelle Ansah, Partner at Cornerstone Partners - a British angel investor syndicate and a VC firm focused on investing in businesses owned and run by black and diverse founders.  Chenelle and Monika will interview Amanda and discuss the investment opportunity. In public, in an unbiased way, and all to demystify venture capital step by step. This podcast is not only for first-time female co-founders but for everyone interested in a super early-stage venture. Learn more about Calm/Storm and our investment focus in digital health and wellbeing, our Founder Academy, and our Found/Her initiative to enable more mixed teams to raise funds from investors on our website calmstorm.vc, or on our social media channels. If you want to become a part of Found/Her podcast as a founder pitching or as a co-host, let us know!
37:19
May 17, 2021
Lucia Payo Molina, CTO & co-founder: Exakt Health
Calm/Storm Ventures new podcast series for female co-founders and everyone who is interested in super early stage startup fundraising. This 5th episode is featuring a female CTO who is building a tool for diagnosing and treating sport injuries. The founder pitching is Lucia Payo Molina, the CTO of Exakt Health - an app initially intended for runners to help them self-diagnose common injuries. Following the clinically-validated diagnosis, Exakt Health will suggest a treatment plan that will help with faster recovery and minimising the risk of re-injury. Lucia is an experienced mobile engineer, who has met her co-founder at the neo consumer bank N26. Our co-host for this episode is Eva Arh who is a Principal at Vienna-based VC, 3VC. Eva's investment focus lies in enterprise business, infrastructure and health tech. Prior to joining 3VC, Eva worked with the INiTS High Tech Incubator in Austria, helping incubate startups there. Together with Eva we will ask questions and discuss the investment opportunity. I public, in an unbiased way and all in order to demystify venture capital step by step. This podcast is not only for first time female co-founders but for everyone interested in super early stage venture. Learn more about Calm/Storm and our investment focus in digital health and wellbeing, our Founder Academy and our Found/Her initiative to enable more mixed teams to raise funds from investors on our website calmstorm.vc or on our social media channels. If you want to become a part of Found/Her podcast as a founder pitching or as a co-host let us know!
42:10
April 29, 2021
Madison Campbell, CEO & co-founder: Leda Health
Calm/Storm Ventures new podcast series for female co-founders and everyone who is interested in super early stage startup fundraising. This 5th episode is touching on a very serious matter: sexual assault Madison Campbell, the CEO & co-founder is pitching Leda Health. She is critically examining the way sexual assault survivors receive care and advocating for greater solutions. Madison build Leda.co after surviving sexual assault and domestic violence and uses her platform to make healing more equitable and accessible. Her background in tech and unique understanding of sexual trauma are the foundation for Leda's vision of meeting every sexual assault survivor with empathy and care. We also welcome our co-host Bérénice Magistretti: a writer, a startup advisor and an angel investor. She writes about women in tech in magazines like Forbes and Vanity Fair London, and recently started investing in female co-founded startups. Her investments include HANXofficial.com, a sexual wellness brand, TOPKNOT.App, a coaching platform for women, and LAGATTA.com an active wear brand for women over 40. Together with Bérénice we will ask questions and discuss the investment opportunity. I public, in an unbiased way and all in order to demystify venture capital step by step. This podcast is not only for first time female co-founders but for everyone interested in super early stage venture. Learn more about Calm/Storm and our investment focus in digital health and wellbeing, our Founder Academy and our Found/Her initiative to enable more mixed teams to raise funds from investors on our website calmstorm.vc or on our social media channels. If you want to become a part of Found/Her podcast as a founder pitching or as a co-host let us know! 
35:31
April 12, 2021
Emilia Molimpakis, CEO & co-founder: Thymia.ai
Calm/Storm Ventures new podcast series for female founders and everyone who is interested in super early stage startup fundraising. This episode is all about mental health: Emilia Molimpakis, CEO and co-founder of "Thymia.ai" is pitching us why using video games will make mental health assessments faster, more accurate and objective. We also welcome Triin Linamagi, co-founder of "Sie." as our female investor co-host. Sie. is a capital platform that supports the most promising female founders on their fundraising journey. Together with Triin we will ask questions and discuss the investment opportunity. All in public. All in order to demystify venture capital step by step - not only for first time female founders but for everyone interested in super early stage venture. Learn more about Calm/Storm and our investment focus in digital health and wellbeing, our Founder Academy and our Found/Her initiative to enable more mixed teams to raise funds from investors on our website calmstorm.vc or on our social media channels. If you want to become a part of Found/Her podcast as a founder pitching or as a co-host let us know!
35:49
March 21, 2021
Ariadna Masó, CEO & co-founder: Sanno.Health
Calm/Storm Ventures new podcast series for female founders and everyone who is interested in super early stage startup fundraising. This episode is all about gut health. Ariadna Masó, CEO and co-founder of Sanno Health (https://sanno.health) will pitch her digital health startup just coming out of "stealth mode". Before Ariadna founded Sanno she worked as a Senior Associate at Bridgepoint and served as a president of CEMS Entrepreneurs. Before that she studied at HEC (Paris) and ESADE (Barcelona) as well as STANFORD (California).  We also welcome Deepali Nangia, co-founder of Alma Angels. She is an experienced angel investor, invests exclusively in female led companies and works with big venture funds such as Atomico and Speedinvest as a scout and venture partner. Together with Deepali we will ask questions and discuss the investment opportunity. All in public in order to demystify venture capital step by step not only for first time female founders but for everyone interested in super early stage venture.  Learn more about Calm/Storm and our investment focus in digital health and wellbeing, our Founder Academy and our Found/Her initiative to enable more female founders to raise funds from investors on our website calmstorm.vc or on our social media channels. If you want to pitch your startup to us and one of our awesome co-investors go to: calmstorm.vc/pitch
40:06
February 19, 2021
Tess Cosad, CEO & co-founder: Béa Fertility (formerly StepOne)
Calm/Storm Ventures new podcast series for female founders and everyone who is interested in super early stage venture. We welcome Tess Cosad, CEO and co-founder of Béa Fertility (formerly StepOne). She will pitch her startup to us and our co-host of this episode: Sarah Turner, a successful entrepreneur who turned active mentor and investor and finally co-founder of Business Angel network Angel Academe.  Learn more about Calm/Storm Ventures and its investment focus in digital health and wellbeing as well as the plan to enable female founders to raise more funds from investors. Visit our website or social media channels to apply to pitch your startup or to win a mentoring session with one of the investors!
33:15
February 05, 2021
Trailer Found/Her Podcast
Calm/Storm Ventures new podcast series for female founders and everyone who is interested in super early stage venture. Learn more about Calm/Storm Ventures and its investment focus in digital health and wellbeing as well as the plan to enable female founders to raise more funds from investors. Win a mentoring session with one of the investors.
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January 28, 2021