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We found 5 episodes of Leap Takers with the tag “career”.
Episode 23: Arman Anatürk - Food trends and the founding story of FoodHack - a global platform for the FoodTech industry
Episode | February 15th, 2021 | 43 mins 28 secs
career, entrepreneurship, europe, food, media, newsletter, startups, sustainability
Arman Anatürk [@ArmanAnaturk] is the founder and CEO of FoodHack. FoodHack is a community-driven platform that inspires, highlights and connects food entrepreneurs and innovators. We talk about latest trends in FoodTech, cold outreach tips, the origin story of FoodHack, tools to run an emerging startups, and more.
Episode 22: Job van der Voort - From first employee at GitLab to founding Remote.com and shaping the future of work
Episode | January 10th, 2021 | 47 mins 59 secs
career, entrepreneurship, europe, future of work, programming, remote work, startups, venture capital
Job van der Voort (@Jobvo) is the CEO & founder of Remote.com - one of 2020's hottest new startups. Remote makes it possible to employ anyone, anywhere in the world. Job was also one of the first employees & VP of Product at GitLab. In this episode we cover the origin story of GitLab and Remote.com, remote-first and the future of work, advice for startup founders, and much more!
Episode 18: Heidi Lindvall - From documentary filmmaker to investing in ClimateTech startups with Pale Blue Dot VC
Episode | September 11th, 2020 | 38 mins 33 secs
career, climatetech, entrepreneurship, europe, investing, startups, sweden, venture capital
Heidi Lindvall is one of the founders and a general partner at Pale Blue Dot. Pale Blue Dot is a seed stage ClimateTech Venture Capital firm investing in reducing and reversing the effects of climate change and preparing for a new world.
Episode 13: Mathias Ockenfels - How to start a career in Venture Capital, from Analyst to Partner at a leading VC firm, Online Marketplaces, and Speedinvest
Episode | March 15th, 2020 | 40 mins 29 secs
berlin, career, entrepreneurship, europe, marketplaces, reading, startups, venture capital
Mathias (@ockenrock) eats and breathes marketplaces. He is a partner at Speedinvest, one of Europe’s leading early-stage Venture Capital funds.
Mathias started his career in VC very early and made it to partner in his early30s. In this episode he shares many of his personal insights, learnings, and tips from his career path. If you are interested in online marketplaces, startups, and careers in VC, this episode is definitely for you.
Episode 12: Vedika Jain - Hustle your way into VC, picking your boss, from Stripe to Weekend Fund, and More
Episode | February 11th, 2020 | 35 mins 12 secs
career, consumer product, entrepreneurship, passion economy, reading, silicon valley, startups, venture capital
Vedika Jain is an investor and Chief of staff at Weekend Fund, an early stage venture capital fund that is backing your next favorite thing. In this episode you will hear how Vedika "hustled" her way into VC, get general career advice for picking the right companies and startups to work for, learn more about Weekend Fund, Vedika’s favorite books & blogs, and much more!