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Welcome to our podcast, where we delve into the dynamic realm of entrepreneurial synergy and investment opportunities.

We unveil the strategies and tactics that drive meaningful connections in today’s fast-paced tech landscape through insightful interviews, captivating discussions, and expert insights. Get ready to be inspired, informed, and empowered.

Paul Pacifico

Recorded live at MIDEM 2024, Paul Pacifico, CEO of the Music Commission of Saudi Arabia, discusses his unique career from banking to music and its impact on leading Saudi Arabia’s music evolution under Vision 2030.

Tom Miskin

In this episode, Tom Miskin of Oslo Innovation Week discusses nurturing Norway’s startup scene. He covers Oslo’s ecosystem evolution, pandemic-era digital shifts, and the role of international VC. Learn how their community-driven format supports entrepreneurs and investors.

Susanne Najafi

This week’s interview explores Susanne Najafi’s approach to embracing diversity in the VC sector. She highlights the importance of active investment discovery, unconventional networking, and data-driven decisions. Najafi’s firm, BackingMinds VC, focuses on overlooked areas and diverse teams, leading to higher returns and a broader entrepreneurial talent pool.

Jenny Gyllander

In this week’s episode of the Selected podcast, Ben dives into an enriching conversation with Jenny Gyllander, founder & CEO of Thingtesting. Recorded live during Slush 2023 in Helsinki, their discussion spans a range of topics including entrepreneurship, investment culture, e-commerce, and the dynamics of the Tech event scene.

Josefiina Kotilainen

This week’s episode features Josefiina Kotilainen, CEO of Finland’s Startup Foundation. Recorded live during Slush 2023, Josefiina’s shares insights behind her incredible career path & her belief that by 2050, 100 Finnish startups will be earning (at least) €100M in annually recurring revenue!

Eerika Savolainen

We catch up with Eerika Savolainen, CEO of Slush, a nonprofit aimed at helping founders change the world. We chat about behind-the-scenes operations at Slush, a focus on deep tech, sustainabilty in events, maintaining diversity and inclusivity, and what the future of Slush holds.

Miro LaFlaga

We sat down with Miro Laflaga, co-founder and brand strategist at Six Cinquième, for an intriguing conversation recorded live at TechBBQ 2023.

Liam Boogar-Azoulay

We caught up with Scaleway’s Chief Revenue Officer, Liam Boogar during B2B Rocks 2023 in Paris to hear about his journey from bus driver to tech enthusiast, picking up his insights into the ever-evolving tech landscape along the way.

Cindy Gallop

This week’s episode with Cindy Gallop, founder & CEO of MakeLoveNotPorn was recorded during TechBBQ 2023. A force to be reckoned with, Cindy shares her remarkable journey through and vision for the world of SexTech and marketing while also revealing her ambitious plans to revolutionize the industry.

Martin Rosengaard

In this episode of the Selected podcast, recorded during TechBBQ 2023, we connect with Martin Rosengaard for a conversation around the exciting launch of the new Unio platform, with deep insights into the art of community building and designing a human-centric world of work.

Alex Theuma

In this episode of the Selected podcast, we unlock the world of SaaStock with insights and revelations from SaaStock’s CEO and co-founder, Alex Theuma.

Yann Lechelle

In the race of tech sovereignty, it would appear that Europe has a tech lag. We catch up with Yann Lechelle to learn how he’s planning to change the game.

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