The founders stories
This series is about startups. In each episode, we talk with the founders and community partners who share their stories, career hacks and future visions.
EPISODE #8 |
Let’s talk about telemedicine innovations
A conversation with Wojciech Radomski (StethoMe)
If any sector accelerated in the face of a pandemic, it certainly is telemedicine, which can offer a lot of benefits - faster diagnoses and treatments, lower costs, and increase the efficiency of health care, gaining importance in this new reality.
It’s the time for telemedicine innovations, but creating innovations is a road full of everyday challenges. In this episode, we host Wojciech Radomski, the founder of StethoMe, the startup that created the world's first intelligent respiratory stethoscope for home use. Listen about new solutions in modern medicine, difficult business decisions, and expansion of foreign markets.
EPISODE #7 |
Czech it out! Startup life in the Czech Republic
A conversation with Lucie Hustolesová (CzechInvest)
The perfect location at the crossroads of Europe, a nice place to travel to, but also to launch a business? Many interesting tech companies and startups were born here – AVG, Avast, Apiary, Kiwi just to name a few of them. This time we’re inviting you to beautiful Prague to see how startups are growing there.
What does the whole Czech startup ecosystem look like? Do organizations support local businesses in taking part in foreign accelerations? Listen to our conversation with Lucie Hustolesová, Director of the Startup Department at CzechInvest, Business and Investment Development Agency from the Czech Republic.
EPISODE #6 |
How do startups boom in Lithuania? | Startup Lithuania
The place where the old meets the new. Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania has a beautiful architecture with Medieval old town and it has an innovative fast-growing startup ecosystem. Do you know that It takes just three days to start a business in Lithuania? And processing of banking licenses is fast as well. That’s why it is a perfect place for Fintech.
Why is Lithuania a good direction for startups and what characterizes the local startup ecosystem there? We will tell you all about this in the new episode of Grow with Tech podcast. This time we spoke with Roberta Rudokienė, Head of Startup Lithuania, the governmental institution, which aims to support business establishment, entrepreneurship and fosters export.
EPISODE #5 |
Is Estonia a dreamland for startups?
A conversation with Liisi Org (Startup Estonia).
Do you know that Skype was created by three Estonian software developers? This small Baltic country is often named as e-Estonia because it has the world's most advanced digital nation. Naturally, it is a good place for startups too. Estonia is a motherland of brands like Bolt or TransferWise. The country has a 1,3 mln population, more than 1000 registered companies, and 4 unicorns.
That’s why we need to take a closer look at this phenomenon in a new episode of our podcast and talk with our guest − Liisi Org, Startup Community Development Manager at Startup Estonia, a governmental initiative aimed to supercharge the local startup ecosystem.
EPISODE #4 |
How to make low-budget marketing in a startup?
A conversation with Jakub Wysocki (Biolumo).
Do the magazine covers and features made only for the unicorns? In the new episode of Grow with Tech podcast we talk with Jakub Wysocki, CMO of Biolumo, a med-tech startup delivering a point of care diagnostic device to precisely prescribe antibiotics treatment for every patient. Biolumo has appeared in the biggest Polish media with Forbes and Business Insider among them. Jakub will tell us how to make a marketing strategy in a startup and build strong relationships with journalists. And do it effectively without big budgets.
EPISODE #3 |
How to boost your startup in Finland?
A conversation with Rasmus Basilier (Boost Turku).
The motherland of Nokia, Angry Birds, Wolt, and many others, Finland was always a phenomenon with a fascinating startup scene. What makes it so special? Which startups most often investors from this ecosystem invest in? What about opportunities for foreign startups? Let’s find out in the third episode of Grow with Tech podcast. The host, Wojtek Giżowski from Infoshare talks with Rasmus Basilier, Network Manager at Boost Turku, the Finnish startup community.
EPISODE #2 |
How to launch and run a MedTech startup?
A conversation with Tomasz Mikosz (FindAir).
In 2019 European Patent Office received 181 406 patent applications. The second top tech field was medical technology. And now in 2020 reality, the innovative solutions for telemedicine and Medtech are flourishing more than ever. Creating a product that can change health care and help people is work with the mission, but also it’s an incredible responsibility. How does it look on the backstage? How the process of idea validation looks? Where MedTech startups can find investors? And how to sell your ideas? In the new episode of Grow with Tech podcast, Wojciech Giżowski talks with Tomasz Mikosz, the founder and CEO of Findair, Polish startup which created an intelligent inhaler for asthma control.
EPISODE #1 |
Running startup in challengeable times
A conversation with Sebastian Cerone (Less Industries).
It started with a student project. The thought that came up was about connecting intelligent sensors to the network to automate processes. The idea evolved. That's how the startup Less Industries, founded by the Argentinean Sebastian Cerone begun. Today it operates on the markets in Poland, Chile, and Australia. In our conversation, Sebastian talks not only about the new way of using data but also about the challenges that the startup must face running in a new place and in difficult times.