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The Money Makers

The Money Makers

By Sophia
The Money Makers Podcast is a finance, innovation and investing show for amazing women everywhere of all ages. Each fortnight, we will feature an inspiring woman from the investing and finance sector or a female founder with a special focus on Asia.
The podcast is hosted by Tanya Rolfe (of Sophia.
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2. Alexandra McGuigan, Global Development Director for 100 Women in Finance

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20. Sophia Founders
Our Sophia team keep it in-house in this latest episode as we talk Introduction To Investing, Money & Children and rising costs of living. 
18:22
August 12, 2022
19. Lindsay Davis, Co-Founder - The FemTech Association of Asia
Tune in to hear from Lindsay Davis, the go-getting founder who saw the gap (women's health) and took the initiative to start a collective. To bring all the FemTech founders, investors and enthusiasts across Asia together in one community. #genius
39:36
July 13, 2022
18. Grace Cheng, Director of Investment Research - Syfe
Our latest episode hosts long term investor professional Grace Cheng who started her career in NYC before moving home to Singapore. Her latest role as Director of Investment Research at Syfe is very exciting as Syfe expands across Asia. 
28:43
July 08, 2022
17. Jessica Cutrera, President at Leo Wealth - Investing in Volatile Markets
Hear from Jessica Cutrera on how to focus on fundamentals and build wealth for the long term, even through volatile markets.
17:18
June 22, 2022
16. Syarina Zakaria, Associate Director at Iris Capital VC
Join our latest episode with Syarina who talks about studying overseas, being a 'lost child', starting her career in finance, moving into journalism and now back into the finance ecosystem. 
24:19
June 13, 2022
15. Jingjin Liu, CEO & Founder - ZaZaZu
Jingjin talks being the only woman in the room in the automotive industry, exiting startups, being the opposite of a perfect Chinese daughter and finally starting a sexual wellness company in SEA. 
38:15
June 01, 2022
14. Vivien Khoo, Chair and Founder at Asia Crypto Alliance
This week's show is hosted by Sophia's Co-Founder, Christine Yu. It is a special episode for two reasons i) Christine is guest hosting and ii) a quick deep dive into the recent crypto market volatility. 
32:33
May 20, 2022
13. Helen McGuire, Co-Founder & CEO of Diversely
Oh what a journey! Join the Money Makers as we talk to Helen about her super interesting journey to running an impressively impactful global business. 
29:56
May 19, 2022
12. Klementina Sula - How to do networking differently!
Join us on this amazing episode where we are speaking to the wonderful, Klementina (Tina) Sula on the art of networking. Tina likes to say that 'everything you ever learned about networking is wrong!'. 
43:26
May 11, 2022
11. Sabrina Mustopo, Founder & CEO, Krakakoa
Krakakoa Chocolate, a  "farmer-to-bar" social enterprise working directly with smallholder cocoa farmers to produce award-winning Indonesian chocolate. Did someone say chocolate.....?
24:46
May 04, 2022
10. The Sophia Team Launches 'Your Money Basics'
We are back with the Sophia team as they go live this week with their course, 'Your Money Basics' which is the first in their Money Series.  Hear from Tanya, Christine and Nicole as they talk about the need to have your financial foundations in place before almost everything else. 
29:07
April 25, 2022
9. Misbah Naqvi and Kalsoom Lakhani, GPs of i2i Ventures
This episode is one of the most inspiring episodes I have recorded. We deep dive into the start up scene in Pakistan and how these two ladies called it long before others followed. True pioneers and with a great story of how they came together to launch i2i. 
40:05
April 20, 2022
8. Kate Brodock, General Partner of W Fund & CEO of Switch
Kate Brodock is the Founding Partner of W Fund, a VC investing in underrepresented-led tech start ups and CEO of Switch, a global ecosystem shaping the future of our global innovation economy.
46:24
March 28, 2022
7. Amy Read, Co-founder - Techsembly
Tune in to hear how Amy's tenacity in her corporate led her to leading of the most successful inititatives in the organisation. Also hear how Amy has pivoted her start up and is now at the helm of an exciting hospitality SaaS business. 
40:16
March 22, 2022
6. Stephanie Leung, Head of StashAway HK, Group Deputy CIO
Join us as we find out what Robo Advisors and Snow Sports have in common from the amazing Stephanie Leung! StashAway is a digital wealth management platform that offers investment and cash management portfolios for both retail and accredited investors.
36:43
March 17, 2022
5. Rachel Lau, Managing Partner at RHL Ventures
The Covid-19 impact on Venture Capital Investments.  Rachel Lau is a Managing Partner at RHL Ventures in Malaysia. Rachel shares more about the focus of the fund, the impact Covid has had on their investment thesis and some of the exciting ventures she is backing.
30:34
January 06, 2022
4. Athena Lee, Co-Founder & CEO at ZumVet
Telemedicine - a transition from human health to pet health.  Athena Lee is the Co-Founder & CEO at ZumVet, a veterinary care platform through video calls and house calls.  Athena talks about her traditional beginnings but her rebel roots led her to the world of entrepreneurship. 
36:24
January 06, 2022
3. Yumiko Murakami and Kathy Matsui - M Power
Pioneers: Japan’s first ESG-focused fund & first female-led fund. MPower Partners, Kathy Matsui & Yumiko Murakami focus on investments into growth- to late-stage Japanese startups. Kathy & Yumiko talk about their respective journeys, cultural challenges between moving between USA and Japan and the venture landscape in Japan. 
33:27
January 05, 2022
2. Alexandra McGuigan, Global Development Director for 100 Women in Finance
On a mission: Women In Finance.   Alexandra McGuigan is the Global Development Director for 100 Women in Finance. They’re on a mission to see 30% representation in senior leadership positions in the finance industry. 
33:49
January 04, 2022
1. Sophia Founders Christine Yu, Nicole Denholder and Tanya Rolfe
Shaking it up: Women & Money.  The Sophia founders, Christine Yu, Nicole Denholder and Tanya Rolfe talk about the launch of their latest venture, Sophia. Sophia is set to shake up the world of investing for women. Built by women, for women. 
35:36
January 03, 2022