Archives: Podcasts

Husayn Kassai – Onfido

Ben Ashman • 28 May 2020

In this episode, Joyeeta is joined by Husayn Kassai, CEO and co-founder of Onfido, a London-based startup helping businesses verify identities using AI. Husayn talks about his tips for overcoming infomania, fundraising advice for founders, the importance of developing a long term strategy, how his upbringing has shaped his entrepreneurial spirit, and his own vision […]

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Candice Ren – 173TECH

Ben Ashman • 24 May 2020

In this episode, Joyeeta is joined by Candice Ren, co-founder of 173TECH, an analytics consultancy that helps startups of all stages. Candice talks about finding a North Star, a beacon which you can follow in order to grow and succeed in both your professional and personal life, and also discusses her passion for life-long learning, […]

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Erik Mostenicky – Eight Roads

Ben Ashman • 13 May 2020

Erik is an investment professional working across the FinTech, Tech and Financial Services sectors. With Eight Roads, Erik has developed a strong portfolio of leading-edge companies at varying stages. In this episode, Erik discusses his early days as a nightclub owner, his shift towards a career in investment banking and his eventual move towards a […]

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Frank Böhmer and Alexander Koenig – Ninox

Ben Ashman • 10 May 2020

To get season 4 underway, Joyeeta is joined by Ninox co-founders Frank Böhmer and Alexander Koenig. CEO Frank Böhmer talks about Ninox’s early days, touching on the initial struggles he came up against when trying to communicate his ambitions for a no-code solution at a time when the idea was somewhat novel. General Manager Alexander […]

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Gyana Insiders: Matt Burgess and Alex Mascolo

Ben Ashman • 19 April 2020

In the final episode of Season 3, Joyeeta speaks with Matt and Alex, two people with very different roles at Gyana but who share a lot in common. Matt, our design officer, talks about how empathy for the end-user informs his design process, and Alex, Gyana’s software engineer, touches on his transition from philosophy to […]

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Gyana Insiders: Andrew Li and Pritesh Kapadia

Ben Ashman • 19 April 2020

Following on from the previous episode, we speak with two people integral to the very fabric of Gyana. In this episode, Joyeeta chats with CFO Andrew Li and Product Officer Pritesh Kapadia. Andrew talks about his love of adventure and discovery, and how that translates to being a CFO at an award-winning startup, and Pritesh […]

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Gyana Insiders: Sascha, Floris, Kanar and Ben

Ben Ashman • 19 April 2020

In this special episode, Joyeeta speaks with members of the company’s Tech and Marketing teams to find out more about the role they play at Gyana, how they came to be where they are today, and their advice for others looking to join a disruptive startup. We hear from Floris and Sascha, who develop the […]

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Suraj Rajan

Ben Ashman • 19 April 2020

Suraj Rajan is a data technologist with almost two decades of experience in data strategy, digital transformation and big data. In this episode, Suraj and Joyeeta discuss some technicalities. Who is a first-class data citizen and what are the “Five Ws” of data? How does one go about being data-driven in a non-tech organisation? Suraj […]

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Antony Slumbers

Ben Ashman • 12 April 2020

From art dealer to software developer, Antony Slumbers has enjoyed a varied career. These days, Antony is a PropTech guru. He is the originator and evangelist of the #SpaceAsAService movement and a gifted public speaker. Through his speaking engagements, Antony often explores how technology is redefining the way we work, shop and live, paying particular […]

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Matthew Thompson – Colliers International

Ben Ashman • 12 April 2020

Matthew Thompson is at the intersection of tech and business with a 360-degree role delivering success for many customers in the retail space. In this episode, Joyeeta and Matthew talk about the component parts vital for a team to effectively incorporate a lasting data strategy, whether or not retail will overcome the COVID-19 crisis, and […]

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