Julian Owusu: CEO of Zuberi Pay discusses African finance, Playing football in Ghana, and his Founding Story
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by Jack Allinson
4M ago
JOIN A COMMUNITY OF ENTREPRENEURS: https://dffrnt.so?ref=jackallinson Zuberi is on a mission to build an on-demand employee benefits program. They allow workers to access their salary anytime, anywhere. They're helping Africans to increase their personal cashflow to enable them to react to unplanned events better. Join their waitlist today as an employer or employee, they'll do the rest ..read more
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Jeffery Potvin: VC and Angel Investor discusses how Venture Capitalism works, investing in startups, and big growth markets
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by Jack Allinson
4M ago
ENTREPRENEURS CLICK HERE:https://dffrnt.so?ref=jackallinson Jeffery Potvin, an angel investor in multiple regions who has Invested in 55+ companies; He is a member of the York, Spark & GTAN angels & screening committees while being the driving force behind Open People Network (OPN)! OPN is a group of angel investors helping accelerate the growth of early stage startups through The Supporters Fund and Pitchit Series. Jeffery is a lifelong entrepreneur with a proven track record of building companies and reinventing existing businesses. Working with a list of great startups to enterprise ..read more
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David Brear: CEO of 11FS discusses the biggest trends in FinTech, his founding story, and how digital financial services are revolutionising society
Planet Economics
by Jack Allinson
4M ago
David is the CEO of 11:FS and since his dream of being a sportsperson was crushed (along with the ligaments in his knee!) and he had to get a proper job, this came with the realisation that Digital Financials Services Is Only 1% Finished has spurred his desire to establish an organisation that can actually support the industry through its greatest challenge. 11:FS is a challenger to the incumbent consultancies. We create innovative strategies and build out new propositions and ventures in the UK, US, Europe and Asia for some of the biggest brands on the planet. Alongside this 11:FS builds in-h ..read more
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Lex Sokolin: CMO of ConsenSys discusses everything crypto, the digital economy, and the state of the FinTech industry
Planet Economics
by Jack Allinson
4M ago
Lex is truly an expert in FinTech, blockchain technologies, and decentralised finance. On the Podcast, he discusses what finance actually is, how blockchains are improving the financial sector and the state of crypto and FinTech as industries. Lex has had a variety of experiences from being an entrepreneur, having board-level experience, and with investment banks on wall street. Lex has contributed to the Financial Times, The Economist, Reuters, WSJ because of his expertise. Lex's Newsletter: https://lex.substack.com/ Consensys and DeFi: https://consensys.net/ Dffrnt - entrepreneur community ..read more
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Nate Wyne: CEO of Floodlight Invest exposes Silicon Valley, the corrupted nature of Campaign funding, and his journey as an entrepreneur
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by Jack Allinson
4M ago
50% of Dffrnt (the community of entrepreneurs): https://dffrnt.so?ref=jackallinson Buy, Sell, Trade Crypto with Coinpass: Https://coinpass.com/register?referral_code=4211VB5JA6KRiiz8FjVMsc Nate comes from an investment banking background, working for Wells Fargo, from there he joined the Silicon Valley Bank, where he worked connecting VCs to the next unicorns. However, he realised how opaque investing is, solely based on profits with no room for values. Thus Nate founded Floodlight where they expose the values of S&P 500 companies, reveal where their money goes, what party they support. Dr ..read more
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Ben Painter: CEO and Founder of Dromor discusses real estate, building a company from your dining room, and everything from gentrification to AirBnB
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by Jack Allinson
4M ago
CashCoach Premium: https://cashcoach.app.link/gift?code=FILA-RATO-BUMF&channel=podcast Ben has an extensive background in property, from estate agency, development and investment. Working predominantly in the London market, as well as in Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, and Newcastle, Ben recognised how the traditional property market was changing, and Dromor was born. Having started Dromor from his dining room table with a laptop in 2017. Dromor is now operational in 11 cities across the UK and in Barcelona. They continue to develop our market but specialise in individual high-end properties ..read more
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Sam Abrika: CEO of FinTech Startup, CashCoach, explains the GameStop saga, how capitalism really works, and his time being an investment banker
Planet Economics
by Jack Allinson
4M ago
Link to Premium CashCoach: https://cashcoach.app.link/gift?code=FILA-RATO-BUMF&channel=podcast Sam Abrika started off as an investment banker but then realised not enough people take care of their finances, he decided to found CashCoach a personal finance app, gamifying savings, making his users 1% richer every day. In today's episode, Sam discusses the GameStop Saga, how RobinHood makes profits for a free service, the after-effects of the financial crisis of 2008, and the faults of capitalism. Sam's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam-abrika ..read more
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Brad Van Leeuwen: Co-founder of FinTech Startup, Cledara, talks his journey founding a startup, what matters in FinTech, and the future of FinTech
Planet Economics
by Jack Allinson
4M ago
Brad describes himself as a FinTech tragic, having worked in-and-around the industry as an investor and then as an early employee, he decided to found Cledara, which makes SaaS scalable. In today's episode, he goes into detail about his career, his biggest lessons, what he would do differently, and what makes a startup successful. He then dissects the FinTech industry, what it means for the wider economy, what the industry is like, and the best way for young people to get into FinTech. Brad's Twitter: https://twitter.com/BradvanL?s=20 Cledara Twitter: https://twitter.com/Cledara?s=20 Cledara W ..read more
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Charlie Javice: CEO of Frank, an EdTech startup, discusses the problems within Universities, how to become financially literate, and being a FinTech entrepreneur
Planet Economics
by Jack Allinson
4M ago
Charlie Javice has always been passionate about education. That's why she set up Frank, a startup helping students receive financial aid. She and Frank have helped over 300,000 students receive $7 BILLION. In today's episode, we discuss the problems with universities, why tuition has raised 4x more than inflation, and also how to become financially literate, understanding debt, the merits of being an entrepreneur. Charlie's Twitter: https://twitter.com/charliejavice?s=20 Frank Website: http://bit.ly/FrankWebsite Frank Twitter: http://bit.ly/FrankStartupTwitter ..read more
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Sebastian Dienst: Founder of Remagine discusses venture capitalism, what makes startups successful, and the problems in and around the financial sector
Planet Economics
by Jack Allinson
4M ago
Sebastian when he first heard about revenue-based financing, knew this could revolutionize funding. He then founded Remagine, a financial platform for startups that want to change the world, which provides non-dilutive financing of up to €1 million to startups looking to have a net-positive effect on the globe. In today's episode, Sebastian goes into the story behind Remagine, and then into the problems he looks to help solve: climate change, gender equality, poverty, by providing financing to impact-driven startups. Sebastian's Youtube: http://bit.ly/SebDienstYoutube Sebastian's Twitter: http ..read more
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