Grow with Tech podcast
Le voyage to the French startup ecosystem | Marie Bonniol (Via ID)
Time for a closer look at the French startup ecosystem: how it looks like and how to accelerate in France when you are a foreign startup. We will also focus on entering the urban mobility industry because Paris is one of the frontrunners of it. Our guide on this trip is Marie Bonniol, Leader of ecosystem & marketing at Via ID, a business accelerator that supports projects related to new modes of mobility.
July 27, 2021
The startup scene in Ukraine | Dominique Piotet (UNIT.City)
Grammarly, GitLab, Preply... Do you know these famous startups were born in Ukraine? In this episode, we’re going on a virtual trip to Kyiv to discover the Ukrainian startup scene. What sectors are dominant there? What does the structure of investors look like? And more. Our guide is Dominique Piotet, CEO of Unit.City, Ukraine's first Innovation Park.
July 13, 2021
What innovations the automotive industry need?| Anton Komyza (ProovStation)
French startup ProovStation shows how to use AI to inspect vehicles. How does its product work? Let's find out. Our guest is Anton Komyza, CFO and co-founder of ProovStation. In this episode for the first time in Grow with Tech podcast, we talk about cars and disrupting the automotive industry plus as always about the challenges of running a startup.
June 28, 2021
What investors look for in startups? | Michael Rager (DTCP)
What information pitch deck should contain to pay the investor’s attention? The answer is coming. In this episode of Grow with Tech podcast we're talking about the first meeting and the next steps between an investor and a startup from an investor's perspective. Our guest is Michael Rager, Principal at DTCP, an investment management firm focused on growth equity and digital infrastructure. Learn more how the investment process looks like, how a startup can prepare to cooperate with an investor, and what main factors can convince VC to invest.
June 09, 2021
Your first deal with a business angel. How to prepare for it?│Anu Oks (EstBAN)
The startup founder like everyone needs a guarding angel sometimes but when is it worth searching for the business angel? Why is it important? What are the differences between an angel investor and VC? What does cooperation look like from both sides (startup and business angel)? The answers are coming. Our guest is Anu Oks, Managing Director of Estonian Business Angels Network EstBAN. In this episode, we talk about how to step by step prepare for your first deal with a business angel.
May 18, 2021
Wearable innovation for patients with chronic diseases │Eduardo W. Jørgensen (Medicsen)
Wearable devices are not just gadgets. MedTech startups know how to use them well. An impressive example of it is a product delivered by Medicsen, a startup that wants to improve the quality of life of people with chronic diseases. Reducing the pain without using a needle? Yes, it’s possible. Curious how it works? Stay with us. In this episode, we will talk with Eduardo W. Jørgensen, the co-founder, and CEO of Medicsen about the challenges, the matter of trust and lessons learned from running a startup.
April 23, 2021
The sales strategy for startups│Marvin Liao (GAMEGROOVE Capital)
Even the most innovative project won’t sell itself without a plan and effort. A startup needs to have a sales strategy. Where to start? How to do it right and avoid common mistakes? What to do when your investor has a different view? The answers and hints are coming. From the best source. In this episode, we talk with Marvin Liao, an advisor to several Family offices, executive coach, and opportunistic angel investor. Marvin was a Partner in 500 Startups and has held executive management roles in Yahoo. He is a Mentor for several Startup Accelerator programs. Let’s find out how to create a killer sales strategy.
April 09, 2021
The fight against Alzheimer's with the support of AI │Luis Valente (iLoF)
How technology can help doctors to fight an incurable disease such as Alzheimer's? Artificial intelligence may be one of the answers, shows iLoF - Intelligent Lab on Fiber. The Oxford-based startup is working to enable a new era of personalized medicine. They use AI and photonics to build a cloud-based library of disease biomarkers and biological profiles. In this episode of Grow with Tech podcast we will talk with Luis Valente, CEO, and co-founder of iLoF, who tells us more about how this technology works and why it’s worth falling in love with a problem you’re trying to solve.
March 25, 2021
How AI can change the way we live, work and love? | Stewart Rogers
The pandemic has transformed the labor market and the way we communicate and has rapidly accelerated the development of automation and AI. Is there a robot around the corner to replace us at work? Or maybe it will become a friend and help us in the fight against loneliness? How much separates us from the reality known in sci-fi movies? We talk about it with Stewart Rogers − a journalist, analyst, public speaker, author, startup founder, musician, and "digital nomad". Stewart is best known for his speeches and work on mental health in the tech industry. And he knows a lot about how to ask the right questions about AI. Listen to more in the new special episode.
December 14, 2020
Real-life cyborgs | Robert Riener (ETH Zurich)
Metropolis, Terminator, Ex Machina – we know them from the cult movies, but cyborgs are not only a creation of Hollywood. They are already among us. Prof. Robert Riener is a full professor for Sensory-Motor Systems at ETH Zurich and he researches interactions between humans and machines, user-cooperative rehabilitation robots, exoskeletons, and virtual reality technologies. He is also the initiator and organizer of the CYBATHLON, an Olympic-style competition for athletes with physical disabilities, who are using advanced robotic technologies. We're talking with prof. Riener about challenges of the interface of the human body with modern technology. What does being a cyborg mean? And will we want to become cyborgs in near future? Listen to it in the special episode of the Grow with Tech podcast.
November 24, 2020
Let’s talk about telemedicine innovations | StethoMe
If any sector accelerated in the face of a pandemic, it certainly is telemedicine, which can offer a lot of benefits - faster diagnoses and treatments, lower costs, and increase the efficiency of health care, gaining importance in this new reality. It’s the time for telemedicine innovations, but creating innovations is a road full of everyday challenges. In this episode, we host Wojciech Radomski, the founder of StethoMe, the startup that created the world's first intelligent respiratory stethoscope for home use. Listen about new solutions in modern medicine, difficult business decisions, and expansion of foreign markets.
November 10, 2020
Czech it out! Startup life in the Czech Republic | CzechInvest
The perfect location at the crossroads of Europe, a nice place to travel to, but also to launch a business? Many interesting tech companies and startups were born here – AVG, Avast, Apiary, Kiwi just to name a few of them. This time we’re inviting you to beautiful Prague to see how startups are growing there. What does the whole Czech startup ecosystem look like? Do organizations support local businesses in taking part in foreign accelerations? Listen to our conversation with Lucie Hustolesová, Director of Startup Department at CzechInvest, Business and Investment Development Agency from the Czech Republic.
October 26, 2020
How do startups boom in Lithuania? | Startup Lithuania
The place where the old meets the new. Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania has a beautiful architecture with Medieval old town and it has an innovative fast-growing startup ecosystem. Do you know that It takes just three days to start a business in Lithuania? And processing of banking licenses is fast as well. That’s why it is a perfect place for Fintech. Why is Lithuania a good direction for startups and what characterizes the local startup ecosystem there? We will tell you all about this in the new episode of Grow with Tech podcast. This time we spoke with Roberta Rudokienė, Head of Startup Lithuania, the governmental institution, which aims to support business establishment, entrepreneurship and fosters export.
October 08, 2020
Is Estonia a dreamland for startups? | Startup Estonia
Do you know that Skype was created by three Estonian software developers? This small Baltic country is often named as e-Estonia because it has the world's most advanced digital nation. Naturally, it is a good place for startups too. Estonia is a motherland of brands like Bolt or TransferWise. The country has a 1,3 mln population and 4 unicorns. That’s why we need to take a closer look at this phenomenon in a new episode of our podcast and talk with our guest − Liisi Org, Startup Community Development Manager at Startup Estonia, a governmental initiative aimed to supercharge the local startup ecosystem.
August 25, 2020
How to make low-budget marketing in a startup? | Biolumo
Do the magazine covers and features made only for the unicorns? In the new episode of Grow with Tech podcast we talk with Jakub Wysocki, CMO of Biolumo, a MedTech startup delivering a point of care diagnostic device to precisely prescribe antibiotics treatment for every patient. Biolumo has appeared in the biggest Polish media with Forbes and Business Insider among them. Jakub will tell us how to make a marketing strategy in a startup and build strong relationships with journalists. And do it effectively without big budgets.
July 29, 2020
How to boost your startup in Finland? | Boost Turku
The motherland of Nokia, Angry Birds, Wolt, and many others, Finland was always a phenomenon with a fascinating startup scene. What makes it so special? Which startups most often investors from this ecosystem invest in? What about opportunities for foreign startups? Let’s find out in the third episode of Grow with Tech podcast. The host, Wojtek Giżowski from Infoshare talks with Rasmus Basilier, Network Manager at Boost Turku, the Finnish startup community.
July 14, 2020
How to launch and run a MedTech startup? | FindAir
A conversation with Tomasz Mikosz (FindAir) In 2019 European Patent Office received 181 406 patent applications. The second top tech field was medical technology. And now in 2020 reality, the innovative solutions for telemedicine and Medtech seem to be flourishing more than ever. Creating a product that can change health care and help people is work with the mission, but also it’s an incredible responsibility. How does it look on the backstage? How the process of idea validation looks? Where MedTech startups can find investors? And how to sell your ideas? In the new episode of Grow with Tech podcast, Wojciek Giżowski talks with Tomasz Mikosz, the founder and CEO of Findair, Polish startup which created an intelligent inhaler for asthma control.
June 29, 2020
Running startup in challengeable times | Less Industries
A conversation with Sebastian Cerone (Less Industries) It started with a student project. The thought that came up was about connecting intelligent sensors to the network to automate processes. The idea evolved. That's how the startup Less Industries, founded by the Argentinean Sebastian Cerone begun. Today it operates on the markets in Poland, Chile, and Australia. In the first episode of Grow with Tech podcast our host – Wojtek Giżowski from Infoshare talks with Sebastian not only about the new way of using data but also about the challenges that the startup must face running in a new place and in difficult times.
June 22, 2020
Grow with Tech podcast teaser
In Infoshare we share knowledge, ideas, passion, experience, know-how, tech-news, share emotions, organizing the biggest tech conference in Central and Eastern Europe. In our Grow with Tech podcast, we tell the stories about growth, innovations, and technology. Check what the first series is about. The premiere episode is coming soon.
June 15, 2020