The European Startup Show

The European Startup Show

To inspire technology entrepreneurs in Europe with stories and practical strategies from other successful entrepreneurs.

If you are a CEO, founder, or work in sales or marketing, and your company is based in Europe or is looking to expand into Europe, then this podcast is for you.

Recent Episodes

Bootstrapped to $14M Seed Round with Nurasyl Serik, Co-founder of Remofirst

Nov. 24, 2022

Nurasyl bootstrapped the company to 7-digit revenues with five employees and then went on to close a $14M seed round, one of the largest in the UK. How did he do it?

How to be a VC at 29 years and Advice for pre-Series B Companies - Annalise Dragic, Sapphire Ventures

Nov. 9, 2022

Sapphire ventures, Series B investing, and her journey to becoming a VC at 29. Annalise is a Partner at Sapphire Ventures where she focuses on investments primarily in Europe and Israel.

What I Learnt from 4 failed Startups and 8 Rounds of Fundraising

Oct. 20, 2022

With 8 rounds of fundraising under his belt, David shares his secret for doing successful fundraising. He also talks about his previous four failed startups and what he learned from each one of them.


Refugee Entrepreneurship with Charlie Fraser, Co-Founder of TERN

Oct. 6, 2022

Does investing in refugee entrepreneurs make sense? Charlie is co-founder and Partnerships Director at TERN, The Entrepreneurship Refugee Network, an ambitious social enterprise that believes you can empower refugees to th…


How I Built a Billion Dollar Company as an Outsider - Heini Zachariassen, Founder of Vivino

Sept. 21, 2022

Heini Zachariassen grew Vivino into the largest wine community in the world (56 million users) and raised $221 million in funding. In this podcast, Heini shares his secrets (competition, fundraising, partnerships, and more) …


The Irish Startup Ecosystem with Patrick Walsh, the Founder of Dogpatch Labs, Ireland

July 25, 2022

My guest today is Patrick Walsh, the founder of Dogpatch Labs, one of Ireland's leading startup hubs and Crunchbase's top 10 incubators in the world. Patrick is also the youngest member of Ireland’s National Competitivenes…

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