SPEED CHANGE REPEAT Podcast
Robin P. G. Tech - Research | B2B Search Engine | CSR Data

Robin P. G. Tech - Research | B2B Search Engine | CSR Data

January 19, 2022

Robin is the co-founder and Managing Director of delphai, a software company that has developed an AI-based B2B search engine. In addition, Dr. Tech is a member of the economic advisory board of the Bündnis 90 / Die Grünen party and senior researcher at the Hasso Plattner Institute and MIT, with a focus on complex systems and financial models.

Together with Robin we talked about his path towards becoming a founder as well as the fundamentals behind the B2B SaaS product he and his team are building. We also slightly covered the opportunities for building features for corporate social responsibility data. 

 

Allon Bloch - Concentrated Bets | WIX, Vroom and KHealth | Intelligence Layer for Medicine

Allon Bloch - Concentrated Bets | WIX, Vroom and KHealth | Intelligence Layer for Medicine

January 16, 2022

Allon Bloch is a serial entrepreneur. Joining the early founding team of WIX as Co-CEO back in 2008 he went on to co-founding Vroom (IPOed in 2020) and KHealth his latest venture, the latter  having raised over $200 million to date. 

Allon is a great guy who has lots of experience to share from building incredible businesses. 

Our conversation mostly evolved around the complexity of medicine and what it means to build an intelligence layer on top of it, which at times went pretty philosophical. Medicine is fascinating, incredibly complex and we barely scratched the surface yet. 

InsideSCR - US AirForce, Academics and Founders | 100 Unicorns for Europe | The Rise of CEE Start-Ups

InsideSCR - US AirForce, Academics and Founders | 100 Unicorns for Europe | The Rise of CEE Start-Ups

January 14, 2022

On this episode of the SPEED CHANGE REPEAT Podcast we are launching our new format "InsideSCR".

For this format Jonathan and Rajarshi (Raj) Chakraborty are sitting down bi-weekly to discuss: 

- News, trends and topics they care about in business, tech and beyond.

- Unlocking great ideas, stories, facts and data basically providing you with great research at your fingertips.

EPISODE OUTLINE:

(00:00) - 2021 Review 

(22:28) - Plans and Upcoming Guests for SPEED CHANGE REPEAT 

(55:08) - EU VC Landscape 

(1:15:22) - Eastern Europe Start-Ups 

Marlon Braumann - Managing a €125 Million Fund | Alternative Proteins | Construction Tech | Saving Endangered Species in Africa

Marlon Braumann - Managing a €125 Million Fund | Alternative Proteins | Construction Tech | Saving Endangered Species in Africa

January 12, 2022

Marlon is an incredible individual with an amazing story from being a founder to running a €125 million venture capital fund and building up a foundation focused on wildlife preservation in Africa. 

Together with Marlon we are talking about his story on getting into venture capital as well as diving into the insights behind the Elevat3 fund as they keep themselves mostly under the radar. 

We also touch upon start-up trends and Marlon's recent investment interests such as alternative proteins or construction tech.

Further Marlon also gave us a deep dive into the AMES Foundation, a community of makers, creatives, entrepreneurs, founders, investors and CEOs united by one goal, to stop the extinction of Africa's wildlife. 

 

 

Marek Sacha - Quick Commerce | Building Unicorns | Disrupting Incumbents | Next Big Ventures

Marek Sacha - Quick Commerce | Building Unicorns | Disrupting Incumbents | Next Big Ventures

January 8, 2022

Marek Sacha describes himself as a geek, however his track record in building ventures underlines the great entrepreneur he is. S

tarting his first business in high school and studying mathematics and AI set him up to build businesses in different industries, which have been incredible successes such as Rohlik Group and Cera Care. 

Together with Marek we touch on different topics taking advantage of his great expertise from building and scaling ventures in the e-commerce, digital health and industrial space.

Building highly scalable ventures is hard thats why we were happy to have Marek on the show to share his experiences and create an amazing deep dive. 

Eugene Borukhovich - Health Start-Ups | Big Tech in Health | Pharma & Digital Health

Eugene Borukhovich - Health Start-Ups | Big Tech in Health | Pharma & Digital Health

January 4, 2022

Eugene has spent more than two decades in the healthcare industry taking on different shoes by both driving digital health in pharma, consulting and being an entrepreneur. Among the many things he has been involved in, he used to be the global head of Bayer's digital health partnership and investment arm G4A. 

Being a US citizen he had the opportunity to live in multiple countries, which allowed him to see similarities and differences in the developments of the digital health space from a geographical point of view.

Nowadays together with his wife he is building up a digital health coaching start-up, which we dove deeper into breaking down the space of telehealth and health coaching. 

 

 

Andreas Schumacher - Semiconductors Run The World | Technology & Geopolitics | Opportunities in Quantum

Andreas Schumacher - Semiconductors Run The World | Technology & Geopolitics | Opportunities in Quantum

December 6, 2021

On this episode of the SPEED CHANGE REPEAT podcast we dove deep into the massive industry of semiconductors. Andreas Schumacher ist the executive vice president responsible for strategy and the M&A activities at Infineon Technologies, which is one of the top ten companies globally for semiconductors. We unfold the scale at which the industry impacts the global economy and its implications for the future. 

Together with Andreas we tackled the industry talking about its set-up, challenges and market players. Andreas gives us an insight into his perspective on approaching start-up collaborations as well as industry trends and much more. 

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Mike Granoff - Founder & Managing Partner at Maniv Mobility

Mike Granoff - Founder & Managing Partner at Maniv Mobility

November 17, 2021

On this episode of the SPEED CHANGE REPEAT Podcast we are happy to host Mike Granoff who has been involved at the intersection of technology and transportation since the early 2000s. In 2015 Mike started the venture capital firm Maniv Mobility out of Tel Aviv with the mission to back founders who are changing the way people and goods move. Since then Mike and his team have invested into over thirty companies spanning five continents. 

Together with Mike we dove right into all the hot topics around the different sub-verticals of mobility. We cover infrastructure, circular economy for EVs and urban mobility solutions and planning. 

We really enjoyed having Mike on the show and got the best out of his experience and perspectie on the massive mobility transformation.  

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Ernesto Schmitt - Running a $400 Million Investment Firm | CPG Challenger Brands | Serial Entrepreneurship

Ernesto Schmitt - Running a $400 Million Investment Firm | CPG Challenger Brands | Serial Entrepreneurship

November 8, 2021

Ernesto is an amazing serial entrepreneur we had the chance to host on the SPEED CHANGE REPEAT podcast. Ernesto started his first venture disrupting the music industry when he was 27 in the dotcom era and went on to found multiple ventures through out the years. Two of his ventures were acquired by Snapchat and Twitter. 

It was an honor to have him on the show as his experience in being a founder and working with countless founding teams is incredible. Together with his co-founder Ernesto established The Craftory a USD 400 million investment firm focused on challenger CPG brands. 

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Beena Ammanath - Corporate AI Competences | AI & Ethics | Deloitte’s AI Institute

Beena Ammanath - Corporate AI Competences | AI & Ethics | Deloitte’s AI Institute

October 28, 2021

On this episode of the SPEED CHANGE REPEAT Podcast we are hosting Beena Ammanath who has an impressive track record working in Tech within the Bay Area, non-traditionally for some of the biggest corproates in this world. Before joining Deloitte's AI institute she oversaw Data Science and Innovation at companies such as Bank of America, GE and HP.

Beyond that she is the founder of the NGO "Humans for AI", which aims to increase the number of women and under-represented minorities in AI with education programs, community and partnership.

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