Seedcamp Podcast, Episode 9: Philipp Moehring of AngelList

In the ‘Seedcamp Podcast Series’ we talk with key people in the tech startup industry to hear their stories and gleam key advice and learnings from their experiences.

In this episode of the Seedcamp Founder Series, Carlos talks to ex-Seedcamp team member Philipp Moehring (now part of the team heading up AngelList Europe) about Philipp’s views on the future of Platforms, investing in Europe, and his view on how things are evolving in the tech ecosystem globally. They discuss:

  • How AngelList Syndicates works and what it means for VCs and startups
  • The future of venture capital
  • If crowdfunding investments could become mainstream
  • The common attributes of founders across the world
  • Building relationships with investors
  • Working with remote teams
  • How US investors view the European market

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Seedcamp Podcast, Episode 8: The Opinion Team and the Future of Podcasts

In the ‘Seedcamp Founder Series’ we talk with the founders of Seedcamp companies to understand their motivations, challenges and successes.

Podcasting is increasingly becoming the future of spoken media, with more and more people getting into the medium through the ease of recording through mobile devices. In this episode of the Seedcamp Founder Series, Carlos and Tom speak to Tor Rauden and Håkan Waara, founders of Seedcamp company Opinion, to walk us through what they think of Podcasting and its future. They discuss:

  • How Tor and Håkan began working on Opinion
  • Why now is the perfect time to get podcasting
  • How podcasting has evolved in the last decade
  • How podcasting fits in amongst other broadcasting channels
  • What it’s going to take for podcasts to go mainstream
  • The future of podcast discovery
  • How podcasts can give brands a voice and develop relationships with their listeners
  • How Opinion is the simplest way to start podcasting

We use Opinion to record all our Seedcamp podcasts. To join the fast-growing community of Opinion-ers, download the app.

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Seedcamp Podcast, Episode 7: Expert-in-Residence James Moed on User-Centric Design

In the ‘Seedcamp Podcast Series’ we talk with key people in the tech startup industry to hear their stories and gleam key advice and learnings from their experiences.

In this edition of the Seedcamp Podcast Series, Carlos interviews James Moed (Seedcamp’s Expert-in-Residence & previously Director of Financial Service Design at IDEO in London) to explore some of the thinking behind his recent post: 3 Things to Talk About Before Talking About Design. They discuss:

  • how James got involved in product design
  • how good design can make a big impact
  • why it’s so important to ask the right questions
  • why you may want to wait before signing up lots of potential clients
  • the difference between good design and good UX
  • why it’s important to develop and understand customer personas
  • which startups and companies are doing a great job at UX

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Seedcamp Podcast, Episode 6: Ales Spetic of Cubesensors

In the ‘Seedcamp Podcast Series’ we talk with key people in the tech startup industry to hear their stories and gleam key advice and learnings from their experiences.

In this edition of the Seedcamp Podcast Series, Carlos Espinal and Dave Haynes talk to Ales Spetic, founder & CEO of Cubesensors about the early challenges of starting a hardware company. They discuss:

  • why Ales began working on Cubesensors
  • why he targeted the consumer rather than the enterprise market
  • how crowdfunding can validate a market for your hardware product
  • the risks associated with crowdfunding your hardware startup
  • the process of hardware development
  • the additional costs faced by hardware startups
  • the ideal team that makes a hardware startup work
  • where to manufacture your product
  • how investors assess hardware startups

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Seedcamp Podcast, Episode 5: Rockstar Lawyers & How to Tackle Early-stage Legals, with Tina Baker

n the ‘Seedcamp Podcast Series’ we talk with key people in the tech startup industry to hear their stories and gleam key advice and learnings from their experiences.

In this edition of the Seedcamp Podcast Series, Carlos Espinal and Tom Wilson, Investment Manager (and ex-Lawyer) at Seedcamp, have a chat with Tina Baker, Partner & Co-founder of JagShawBaker and real-life rockstar. They discuss:

  • how Tina transitioned from professional musician to law-firm Partner
  • addressing early-stage legal disputes between founders
  • why reverse vesting is a smart way to allocate shares
  • using legal documents like the Founders Collaboration Agreement at Seedsummit.org
  • picking the right lawyer for your startup
  • how much you can expect to pay a law firm

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