March 3, 2023

209: Word is Bond | Liang Wu | Writing and Investing in Web3

Liang Wu is the Co-founding Managing Partner at Eleven26 Capital, an early-stage VC fund investing in diverse founders on the evolving Internet across Web2 and Web3. In this episode, Liang riffs with Pete Townsend on his one-year reflections on writing …

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Feb. 3, 2023

207: What Makes a Great Web3 Team

In this special segment, we’re featuring web3 investors, founders and mentors such as Joey Krug from Pantera Capital, Matthew Graham from Sino Global Capital, Teana Baker-Taylor from Circle, Sam Williams from Arweave, John Wu from Ava Labs, Clarisse Hagege from …

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Jan. 27, 2023

206: Sure Shot | Dee Coakley and Boundless

Dee Coakley is the co-founder and CEO of Boundless, the operating system for your international team, which she co-founded with Emily Castles in Ireland in 2019. Boundless is ‘global employment made simple, with benefits, share options and payroll in one …

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Dec. 2, 2022

200: It Takes Two | Pete and Eoin’s Top 10 from the Last One Hundred …

Holy Mackenzie, we just hit 200 episodes! When Eoin Fitzgerald said to Pete Townsend in early 2018, “Hey Pete, I heard you on a couple of podcasts, wanna help me start one?” never in our wildest dreams did we think …

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May 6, 2022

180: Reunited | Crowdclass with Filipe Pereira and Mario Frade

On the show this week we have Filipe Pereira and Mario Frade from Crowdclass, a web3 protocol for online education using the power of blockchain, tokenization, composability and the metaverse to create new monetization models for online educators, and better …

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April 15, 2022

178: Get it Together | Carla Rosenkranz and Barterchain

Carla Rosenkranz, founder of Barterchain, riffs with Pete Townsend about how the Barterchain idea is rooted in her own experience of exchanging English lessons for yoga classes, the core of her conviction to start building Barterchain, the network effects from …

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March 4, 2022

175: My Philosophy | Nik Milanović, This Week in Fintech and The Fint…

Nik Milanović is the founder of This Week in Fintech, a global digest of fintech news, and General Partner at The Fintech Fund, an early-stage venture capital fund. In this episode, Pete Townsend and Eoin Fitzgerald talk to Nik about …

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Jan. 20, 2022

170: The Finsight Series | Beyond WealthTech

This episode is from the second edition of the Finsight Series virtual event that Pete Townsend moderated recently hosted by Navirum and Salesforce. In this conversation, we’ve got an all-star cast with Rory Galvin from Navirum, Kerry Ryan from Salesforce, …

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July 30, 2021

148: The Bridge | Gerard Tannam and Strategic Brand Building

Gerard Tannam, Strategic Brand-Builder at Islandbridge, tells us all about the use of storytelling as a framework in bridging the gap between buyers and sellers, businesses and their markets. In this episode, we weave through Ger’s own story that takes …

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April 21, 2021

133: Bonus Episode | Ollie Walsh and the Pipit Global Crowdfunding Ca…

This is a special bonus episode welcoming back Ollie Walsh, co-founder and CEO of Pipit Global, a for-profit social impact fintech based in Galway here in Ireland. Ollie was on the show back in July 2019 in episode 52, and …

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March 19, 2021

128: Ten Thousand Hours | Robert Alice, Portraits of a Mind and NFTs

Robert Alice, artist and creator of the ‘Portraits of a Mind’ project, shares his story on how bitcoin - and to quote Robert – “and its essential ties to the past instead of the perpetuated perception of its radical severance …

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March 5, 2021

126: The Source | Cian Prendergast and Ortus

Cian Prendergast, founder and CEO of Ortus joins the show to share his story on the origins of Ortus in Ireland, sharing his story on how there’s a lot more to providing cloud and managed IT services to SMEs than …

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Feb. 26, 2021

125: Lot to Learn | Gerry Fahy, Andrew Quinn and PAT Fintech

On the show this week we’ve got Gerry Fahy and Andrew Quinn with the story of the PAT Group and PAT Fintech, the Irish opportunity with the growth of fintech and regtech, achieving product-market fit in learning and education, and …

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Feb. 13, 2021

123: Perfect | Deborah Brock and Nua Fertility

Deborah Brock, founder and CEO of Nua Fertility, joins the show to share her story on the origins of Nua Fertility in Ireland, why it made so much sense to add in educational elements and a community ethos to the …

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Dec. 11, 2020

115: Transformers | Allan Boyle on Growth Stage Scaling, People and C…

Allan Boyle, founder of Saltwater Consulting, joins the show to talk about helping growth-stage companies scale, putting people at the center of digital transformation, how to get to the root of a problem…and his love-hate relationship with handwriting!

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