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Startup in Estonia podcast

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Startup in Estonia is a podcast where we discuss different pillars of a successful startup ecosystem by showcasing examples from Estonia. In the third season we are looking into how to build a successful startup. #startupinestonia
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Startup in Estonia: #S1 E1 Starting up in Estonia

Startup in Estonia podcastAug 27, 2018

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Startup in Estonia: S3 E6 - How to build a startup around physical products
Nov 19, 202001:11:30
Startup in Estonia: #S3 E5 - How to support the mental health of you and your team
Oct 28, 202001:16:46
Startup in Estonia: #S3 E4 - How to help save the planet & still make a profit
Oct 09, 202055:36
Startup in Estonia: #S3 E3 - How to avoid the mistakes of first time founders

Startup in Estonia: #S3 E3 - How to avoid the mistakes of first time founders

Startup in Estonia is a podcast where we discuss different pillars of a successful startup ecosystem by showcasing examples from Estonia. In the third season, we are looking into how to build a successful startup.

In the third episode, we talk about how to avoid the mistakes of first time entrepreneurs and founders. The guest of this episode is Taavi Tamkivi (@taavitamkivi). He has 15 years of experience working in Estonia’s most celebrated startups such as Skype and TransferWise. In 2018, he took his wealth of experience on data science and cyber fraud and started his own startup company Salv, which is now helping companies beat financial crime with an innovative anti-money laundering solution.Tune in to hear Taavi reflect on his career of working at the forefront of Estonia’s biggest startup success stories. He is also humble to admit that despite those experiences, there was still a lot of unknown when it came to starting his own company: “I had seen companies grow from 50 employees to 2 000, but never from 1 to 50.”

Get ready to gather valuable tips on founding a company and climbing the career ladder from this episode of the Startup in Estonia podcast.

Sep 23, 202001:03:03
Startup in Estonia: #S3 E2 - How to pivot your business
Sep 03, 202056:48
Startup in Estonia: #S3 E1 - How to create a compelling company story?

Startup in Estonia: #S3 E1 - How to create a compelling company story?

Startup in Estonia is a podcast where we discuss different pillars of a successful startup ecosystem by showcasing examples from Estonia.

In the third season, we are looking into how to build a successful startup. We're going to talk to more amazing founders of startups, both large and small to hear their perspective and get some valuable advice from them based on what they did right and just as importantly, what they did wrong.

In the first episode, we are going to find out how to create a compelling company story for your startup. Every company has a story and a good one can be a cornerstone of good marketing and PR. It can inspire both customers and investors. It can foster a deeper understanding of you and your product, as well as add greater trust and familiarity to your business. If you don’t tell your story then someone else might do it for you - perhaps a cofounder you split from after a disagreement or perhaps a cynical journalist - and their story about your company might become the dominant public narrative, whether deserved or not.

The guest of our podcast is Rain Rannu (@rainrannu). With more than 15 years of experience in the startup scene, Rain is the founder of mobile payments service provider Fortumo, founding partner at early-stage investment fund Superangel and a filmmaker. His latest movie ‘’Chasing Unicorns’’ is a fun narrative about a female founder trying to make it a male-dominated tech world, from Europe to Silicon Valley, based on based on real-life stories of European startups.

Startup in Estonia podcast is hosted by Adam Rang (@adamrangpr).

More about ‘’Chasing Unicorns’’: http://tallifornia.com/

#startupinestonia

Aug 20, 202001:02:22
Startup in Estonia: #S2 E5 - Financial Technologies

Startup in Estonia: #S2 E5 - Financial Technologies

Startup in Estonia is a podcast where we discuss different pillars of a successful startup ecosystem by showcasing examples from Estonia. In the second season, we take a deeper dive into verticals of startups such as Educational Technology, AI & Machine Learning, Cyber Security, Financial Technologies, Talent/HR and more. In the fifth episode, we are focusing on financial technologies, covering the topic with Kaidi Ruusalepp, the CEO of Funderbeam and Norris Koppel, the CEO of Monese. Kaidi Ruusalepp is the founder and CEO of Funderbeam, the global funding and trading platform of private companies built on blockchain. Kaidi is a former CEO of Nasdaq Tallinn Stock Exchange and the Co-Founder of Estonian Service Industry Association. She is also an Ex Member of Startup Europe Advisory Board at European Commission. Norris Koppel is the founder and CEO of Monese, an online banking platform that offers quick current account opening for all EU residents. Norris founded Monese after his first-hand experience of the hassle involved with opening a bank account in a new country. Prior to starting Monese, he built multiple FinTech companies in the UK. The podcast is hosted by Joao Rei.
Jun 13, 201940:19
Startup in Estonia: #S2 E4 - Educational Technology

Startup in Estonia: #S2 E4 - Educational Technology

Startup in Estonia is a podcast where we discuss different pillars of a successful startup ecosystem by showcasing examples from Estonia. In the second season, we take a deeper dive into verticals of startups such as Educational Technology, AI & Machine Learning, Cyber Security, Financial Technologies, Talent/HR and more. In the fourth episode, we are focusing on educational technology, covering the topic with Ede Schank Tamkivi, the CEO of Eesti 2.0 and Märt Aro, co-founder of Nordic EdTech Forum "N8". Ede Schank Tamkivi is the CEO of Eesti 2.0,  a non-profit organisation that aims to inspire the next generation of Estonians to choose a future in technology. Ede is also an author and a journalist.  Märt Aro is the co-founder and Chairman of The Board of Nordic EdTech Forum "N8". He has co-founded 3 NGO’s and 4 companies for education development, including  DreamApply.com Student Admission Platform, which is used by more than 200 universities from 30+ countries. The podcast is hosted by Joao Rei.
May 29, 201938:32
Startup in Estonia: #S2 E3 - The Future of Mobility

Startup in Estonia: #S2 E3 - The Future of Mobility

Startup in Estonia is a podcast where we discuss different pillars of a successful startup ecosystem by showcasing examples from Estonia. In the second season, we take a deeper dive into verticals of startups such as Educational Technology, AI & Machine Learning, Cyber Security, Financial Technologies, Talent/HR and more. In the third episode, we are focusing on the future of mobility, covering the topic with Martin Villig, the co-founder of Bolt (formerly Taxify) and Ardo Reinsalu, the CEO and co-founder of Stigo. Ardo Reinsalu is the CEO and co-founder of Stigo, a B2B scooter share company. Stigo has also launched the world fastest folding electric scooter and is leading the last-mile transportation development. Ardo's previous experience includes management of high-tech and med-tech companies. Martin Villig is the co-founder of Bolt (formerly Taxify), leading ride-hailing platform in 100+ cities in 30 countries across Europe and Africa with over 25M passengers and 500K drivers. Martin has 20+ years of experience, either founding and working with software and internet related businesses (eg: Nasdaq Stock Exchange, Skype and Fortumo) and he is the co-founder of Estonian Startup Leaders Club and Garage48 Foundation. The podcast is hosted by Joao Rei.
May 15, 201944:00
Startup in Estonia: #S2 E2 - AI & Machine Learning

Startup in Estonia: #S2 E2 - AI & Machine Learning

Startup in Estonia is a podcast where we discuss different pillars of a successful startup ecosystem by showcasing examples from Estonia. In the second season, we take a deeper dive into verticals of startups such as Educational Technology, AI & Machine Learning, Cyber Security, Financial Technologies, Talent/HR and more. In the second episode, we are focusing on AI & Machine Learning, covering the topic with Triin Mahlakõiv, the co-founder of North Star AI and Kristjan Korjus, Head of Data at Starship Technologies. Triin Mahlakõiv is the co-founder of machine intelligence community North Star AI, that unites ML practitioners, supports AI education and raises awareness of applied ML solutions in business. She is also an advisor on fundraising, partnerships, community growth, strategic sales and marketing.  Kristjan Korjus is the Head of Data at Starship Technologies. He has led a successful GitHub project where they were first to replicate the notorious Atari playing AI by DeepMind and he is a co-author of the 3rd best selling book in Estonia in 2014 “Bedside Reading About Mathematics”. Kristjan has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Tartu. The podcast is hosted by Joao Rei.
May 01, 201937:40
Startup in Estonia: #S2 E1 Cyber Security

Startup in Estonia: #S2 E1 Cyber Security

Startup in Estonia is a podcast where we discuss different pillars of a successful startup ecosystem by showcasing examples from Estonia. In the second season, we take a deeper dive into verticals of startups such as Educational Technology, AI & Machine Learning, Cyber Security, Financial Technologies, Talent/HR and more. In the first episode, we are focusing on cyber security, covering the topic with Ralph Echemendia from Seguru and Marily Hendrikson from Startup Estonia. Ralph Echemendia is a world-renowned cyber security expert, known internationally by his alter ego “The Ethical Hacker.” For over 20 years, Ralph has delivered training on hacking and other security information to corporations including the US Marine Corps, NASA, Google, Microsoft, Oracle, AMEX, Intel, Boeing, Symantec, and IBM. In the recent two years Ralph has been based in Tallinn, Estonia, working on his startup Seguru, world's first truly multifaceted security app for your mobile device. https://www.seguru.io/ Marily Hendrikson is the Cyber Defence Project Lead for Startup Estonia. Marily's role is to find the factors in the startup ecosystem which help to create new cyber security startups and support the growth of existing startups. The podcast is hosted by Joao Rei.
Apr 18, 201940:55
Startup in Estonia: #S1 E6 The Government side of the equation

Startup in Estonia: #S1 E6 The Government side of the equation

Startup in Estonia is a podcast about launching new businesses and the ecosystem needed to nurture great ideas. We talk to the founders both new and established startups and the benefits they gain setting up their businesses in Estonia through the startup visa programme.

The sixth episode features Maarika Truu and Marten Kaevats. Maarika has been active in the Estonian startup ecosystem in various fields; managing sales in Pipedrive, organizing hackathons for Garage48 and is currently the head of Startup Estonia. Marten is the national digital advisor for the Government Office of Estonia.

Maarika and Marten discuss how the government is involved in the startup ecosystem development and what are the plans for future.
Dec 31, 201850:33
Startup in Estonia: #S1 E5 The VC side of the equation

Startup in Estonia: #S1 E5 The VC side of the equation

Startup in Estonia is a podcast about launching new businesses and the ecosystem needed to nurture great ideas. We talk to the founders both new and established startups and the benefits they gain setting up their businesses in Estonia through the startup visa programme.

In the fifth episode features two investors. Allan Martinson is a serial entrepreneur and investor who is currently the CEO of LeapIn, startup providing location independent company creation online. Margus Uudam is the founding partner at karma.vc, an early-stage venture capital firm, specialised in late seed and A round investments in Europe Previously Margus was the Head of Venture Capital Investments at Ambient Sound Investments.

Allan and Margus discuss the current investment landscape and the state of the startup ecosystem in Estonia.

The podcast is hosted by Joao Rei.
Dec 10, 201827:16
Startup in Estonia: #S1 E4 Through the eyes of a founder

Startup in Estonia: #S1 E4 Through the eyes of a founder

Startup in Estonia is a podcast about launching new businesses and the ecosystem needed to nurture great ideas. We talk to the founders both new and established startups and the benefits they gain setting up their businesses in Estonia through the startup visa programme.

In the fourth episode Evgenia Trofimova, CEO of Sharedtrip and Youssef El Moumni, CEO of Realified give the founders perspective on Estonia. With both of them with a really international background, Evgenia and Youssef discuss on why they chose Estonia to work on their startup.
The podcast is hosted by Joao Rei.
Oct 18, 201847:15
Startup in Estonia: #S1 E3 Is Estonia becoming an international Startup Hub?

Startup in Estonia: #S1 E3 Is Estonia becoming an international Startup Hub?

Startup in Estonia is a podcast about launching new businesses and the ecosystem needed to nurture great ideas. We talk to the founders both new and established startups and the benefits they gain setting up their businesses in Estonia through the startup visa programme. In the second episode Sten Tamkivi, CPO of Topia, founder of Teleport & longtime General Manager at Skype and Martin Sokk, long-time Head of Product at TransferWise and startup HR specialist discuss the evolvement of the Estonian startups throughout the years and set a (bright) look to the future. The podcast is hosted by Joao Rei.
Oct 01, 201838:10
Startup in Estonia: #S1 E2 How it all got started

Startup in Estonia: #S1 E2 How it all got started

Startup in Estonia is a podcast about launching new businesses and the ecosystem needed to nurture great ideas. We talk to the founders both new and established startups and the benefits they gain setting up thier businesses in Estonia through the startup visa programme.

In the second episode Maris Prii, COO of RebelRoam and former COO of Startup Wise Guys and Rivo Riistop, Startup Sector Strategist for Startup Estonia are discussing on how the need in the startup community was the start of the Startup Visa in Estonia. The podcast is hosted by Joao Rei.
Sep 13, 201830:23
Startup in Estonia:  #S1 E1 Starting up in Estonia

Startup in Estonia: #S1 E1 Starting up in Estonia

Startup in Estonia is a podcast about launching new businesses and the ecosystem needed to nurture great ideas. We talk to the founders both new and established startups and the benefits they gain setting up thier businesses in Estonia through the startup visa programme.

In the first episode Avery Schrader, a founder of Modash (https://www.modash.io/) from Canada is sharing his story on how he ended up in Estonia with the help of the Startup Visa programme. Merilin Lukk of Startup Estonia is giving insights to the Startup Visa scheme, how it came to be and what are the benefits of it for startup entrepreneurs. The podcast is hosted by Joao Rei.
Aug 27, 201840:13