SPEED CHANGE REPEAT Podcast
Joe William Foster - Founder of Reebok

Joe William Foster - Founder of Reebok

May 1, 2022

This episode is a special one for the SPEED CHANGE REPEAT Podcast as it represents the high quality of guests we have managed to get onto the show for the past two and a half years. 

We have been fortunate enough to host world class scientists, investors, managers and entrepreneurs from across the globe. 

Hosting the founder of a global brand such as Reebok and being able to getting insight into his thinking and learning from his journey is a privilege we are not taking for granted and are humbled by. 

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Roy Cohen - Predicting Depression | Digital Biomarkers for Mental Health | Passive Data Collection

Roy Cohen - Predicting Depression | Digital Biomarkers for Mental Health | Passive Data Collection

April 24, 2022

On this episode we are hosting Roy Cohen who is the CEO and Co-Founder of Behavidence. 

Roy and his team are building up a mental health diagnostics platform and recently raised $4.3m. 

Together with Roy we are talking about his journey from marketing to Neuroscience and the story behind Behavidence as the team has been working for an entire year without a salary and has been founded completely remotely during the pandemic. 

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Florian Hübner -  From 0 to 400 employees | Sleep and High Performance | Long-term Focus as a Founder

Florian Hübner - From 0 to 400 employees | Sleep and High Performance | Long-term Focus as a Founder

April 16, 2022

Florian Hübner is the Co-Founder of Uberall, a platform supporting local customer experience.

Together with his long-time friend and co-founder they have been building the company from 0 to over 400 people globally since 2012. 

 

(00:00) - From starting a PhD to Entrepreneurship 

(08:39) - The early days of building Uberall

(15:12) - Realizing success of your start-up 

(20:10) - How to keep up a high level of intensity for a decade

(30:11) - The future of local businesses  

(34:23) - Metaverse vs. Physical world

(42:29) - Curiosity: Open-source software for coffee maschines and pizza dough chemistry 

(50:08) - The case for IPOs

(55:10) - Sleep and high performance 

Marco Altini - Heart Rate Variability (HRV) | Working with Athletes | Bootstrapping a Digital Health Venture

Marco Altini - Heart Rate Variability (HRV) | Working with Athletes | Bootstrapping a Digital Health Venture

April 10, 2022

On this episode we are talking with Marco Altini who is an expert in the topic heart rate variability, founder of HRV4Training and an advisor at Oura. 

Marco has a PhD in Data Science and has been building up his company for the past decade, which is a science-based mobile platform that provides Heart Rate Variability (HRV) based insights to help you quantify stress, better balance training and lifestyle, and improve performance.

Together with Marco we dive into the opportunities and challenges of health data and wearables and share our thoughts on the current developments. Marco is working with professional athletes and sports clubs globally and gives us an inside into the scientific work behind improving athletic capabilities. 

Tim Fitzpatrick - Kidney Health | On Deck | Funding in Digital Health

Tim Fitzpatrick - Kidney Health | On Deck | Funding in Digital Health

March 11, 2022

On this episode of the SPEED CHANGE REPEAT Podcast we are talking with the CEO and Co-Founder of Ikona Health. The team at Ikona has built a platform that supports kidney patients on their care journey.

Together with Tim we are diving into the journey of building the company as Ikona has been bootstrapped and finding their niche for a couple of years. We are also diving into the different aspects that make up kidney care within the US healthcare system and the technological transformation waiting ahead for all aspects of the care journey. 

Petteri Lahtela - Co-Founder of Oura Health

Petteri Lahtela - Co-Founder of Oura Health

February 27, 2022

The oura ring is a wearable device created by a group of finnish entrepreneurs. It is one of the most incredible wearable devices developed up until this day and has more than one million users world wide. Leading CEOs, athletes, founders or biohackers are using the oura ring to track sleep and recovery. It is widely considered to be the best sleep tracker available.

On this episode we are talking with Petteri Lahtela who is one of the Co-Founders and the founding CEO of Oura Health, the company behind the Oura ring. Petteri acted as the CEO until mid-2018 and as Chief Innovation Officer and President until mid-2020 when he departed the company together with his co-founder colleagues. Petteri talks us through the early years of founding Oura, when the small team from Finnland went early on into the US market. He tells us some interesting stories like  how famous tech CEOs send him private messages to invest into Oura or how Oura got free marketing impressions worth millions by Prince Harry wearing the Oura Ring. 

Petteri is a genuine person who cares a lot about building meaningful things. I was deeply impressed by our conversation. 

 

 

Julian Jagtenberg - Improving Sleep with Robots | Helping 100 Million People | Digital Health Devices

Julian Jagtenberg - Improving Sleep with Robots | Helping 100 Million People | Digital Health Devices

February 4, 2022

Julian is an amazing young entrepreneur out of the Netherlands who invented a sleep robot to help his mother with her insomnia, eventually turning it into a leading start-up within the sleep tech space. 

Together with Julian we talk about the science of sleep and the global scale of sleep problems as well as the building of his company somnox and the way they collect different types of data to analyze sleep and behavior. 

This episode is a special one as we had to reschedule last minute because Julian was invited for a lunch with the king of the Netherlands. 

Sophie Chung - Improving Healthcare | Two-Sided Platform in Digital Health | Being a Mother and Founder

Sophie Chung - Improving Healthcare | Two-Sided Platform in Digital Health | Being a Mother and Founder

January 26, 2022

Sophie is the CEO and Founder of Qunomedical.

On this episode Sophie shares her story from being trained as a doctor in Austria to joining McKinsey and later a Digital Health start-up in New York. 

We dive deep into the business model of Qunomedical and the underlying problems of healthcare systems. Sophie is an incredible woman who balances the life of a founder and mother. 

 

 

Ignas Survila - Wearable Start-Ups | Continuous Glucose Monitoring | Silicon Valley VCs screening Eastern Europe

Ignas Survila - Wearable Start-Ups | Continuous Glucose Monitoring | Silicon Valley VCs screening Eastern Europe

January 23, 2022

Ignas Survila is a Lithuanian entrepreneur and the Co-Founder of Tyler Health. 

Tyler uses a Continuous Glucose Monitor to provide biometric data on how your body reacts to different foods and activities.

(00:00) - Ignas talking about his first venture in Switzerland 

(21:53) - The case for continuous glucose monitoring

(46:55) - Scaling wearables into society 

(57:00) - Tyler Health's user and market focus

(01:12:10) - Hardware Innovation is hard

(01:20:18) - Lithuania and Eastern Europe Start-Up Ecosystems 

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. 

 

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