Selected is the podcast from Sesamers.com, the first social network for Tech events. Hosted by Dan Taylor, we talk about events, art, the tech industry, science, entrepreneurship, music, venture capital, and everything in between.
Selected 26 - James Vincent
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24:21You don't sell, you create the environment for people to buy.When something very new comes along, you have to go through phases of a shock absorber, a bridge, and a springboard.We work with many French Founders like Nicolas Julia at Sorare, a company focused on NFT-backed football collector's cards.Look at Steve Jobs' keynote speech for the iPad here. There's so much to learn from that about introducing the new with the familiar.Check out James Vincent's podcast "Fast Company", and his episode with Brian Chesky from Airbnb here.Our equity is storytelling, so it's not just money. It's money with a point of view. Check out Fndr's new VC fund announced at Slush here!If you're a great founder and you want a great story, come to Fndr.
Selected 25 - Alexandre Mars
31:42We should stop thereEverybody is busyAlexandre is going for the father of the year awardNo sleep 'till ParisBlisceThe world has changed. How can you back the right entrepreneurs?We have been accepting the unacceptableWe are voting every day. With our credit cardTake my money, I'll go get the change jarSome guy named Milton20% of profits are carried forward to EpicEpic FoundationWhat's your mission?How can we help you to give more, to give better, to give smarterA trust campaignThe Alexandre Mars and Epic business model, as examined by Harvard University's Kennedy SchoolAlexandre will present this model. You name the place and the time, he'll be thereBlisce's two unique, and non-negotiable clauses in the term sheetWhere to Find Us:Find Alexandre at:Amazon: "Giving: Purpose is the New Currency"LinkedinTwitterInstagramFind Dan at:Linktr.ee/dantaylor
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Selected 24 - Stewart Rogers
57:20A dream of Stewart's for 23 weeksDataconomyA week-long eventBerlin is opening up. With different rule changes every weekPrinceWhat the hell is the Badass Empire?I like pretty pictures. Nice fontJuicingWhen I'm gonna experience something, I experience"Beer is proof that God wants us to be happy." - Benjamin FranklinStewart's outlook on the state of eventsNo feedbackWho were the winners, who were the losers?Should we do this? What's the cultural impact?A box that squeezes a packetAugmented RealityThe Lightning RoundYour message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] Health in TechA new personal trainer, a new therapistIs tech the problem?2x more likely to have suicidal thoughts3x more likely to have substance abuse issues10x more likely to have bipolar disorderAny regions? Positions?A mental health tip from Dan TaylorI hope Robin isn't listeningMental health tips from Stewart RogersBDNFMeditationRichard WisemanGo out into the park, brainstorm in natureStop multitaskingAsynchronous communications151Toboggan or Bobsleigh?Being an adultGate G15Bonus materialYour message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] to Find Us:Find Stewart at:LinkedinTwitterFind Dan at:Linktr.ee/dantaylor
Selected 23 - Emma Jackson
39:46"America. Land of the free, home of the wtf?"Don't it make my brown eyes blueFame is a choice"We don't do any edits here"Julia VoglEmma learned French. And a bunch of other thingsI haven't charged these batteries in 18 monthsThe Jackson 5 corp?CutThe Limitless 5G DuetA message from MomIs there still a place in the world for creatives?Let's sparUniversal CreditThe 5Gs: Get it, Got it, Good, Great, GrrrrOliver KibblewhiteAhhh the money!The ObserverThe Lightning Round!Your message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] NATO alphabetADHD in the workplaceCaves to PyramidsWorking for The ManAgile WorkingHyperfocusGrace Jones and Robert Downey Jr.What entrepreneurs can be doing to foster team members with ADHDDignityReframe the anxietyNeurotypicalsHusband and Wife, both with ADHDAirtagsSo many questions for your momGet a support network in placeDiversifyevj.afBonus materialYour message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] to Find Us:Find Emma at:LinkedinTwitterFind Dan at:Linktr.ee/dantaylor
Selected 22 - Volker Hirsch
49:44Your message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] Discussed:Q5 202026 years. THAT is impressiveHirsch TailoringThe Rave CaveTenor sax. Because playing jazz is just coolerNet-zeroAmadeus Captial PartnersPart-time VC, I recommend itDeeptech focused?Under the table texting and I got a qubit hereWhat is later stage investment?What is holding Europe back from growth stage funding?Do you want to play with China and East Asia, or with the U.S. and everybody else?92% of VCs say they offer value beyond capital; founders reply, “mmm yeah no”A quantum computer in the wild!Hands-on, or hands-off?The Lightning Round!Your message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] we're backSPACs ta-da!"Deregulation at its best (?)" - Raph CrouanThe IPO process - too hard?The Shell, the merger, and the forward-looking statementsHow it started, how it's going0% interest ratesFerraris and GuitarsWhy did Europe not get first dibs?Wirecard ... doo dee dooo ....Volker's forward-looking statementsYour message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] to Find Us:Find Volker at:LinkedinTwitterFind Dan at:Linktr.ee/dantaylor
Selected 21 - Monty Munford
53:20Your message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] Discussed:Monty's boy is all grown upMonty's all backed upThe MOST colourful opening we've ever hadSending the son an invoiceSwitzerland man, not MiamiBreaking into BollywoodWhere the demeanour comes fromYou look at the tree, of courseTaught to speak in PunjabiThe blooper reelMonty's advice on where and how to split your crypto-investmentSienna, not Sierra.Travel back in time with usYou can't swing a dead cat and not run into either Prince Philip or Coinbase$99.6 billion valuation. What the actual fuck?It was a public listingTulip ManiaCoinbase = highway robbery?Coinbase = The Gateway DrugMakin' ShekelsPeople buy rubbishBits of BuddhaScammed out of £40k>>Monty's security tipsThe Lightning Round!Your message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] What the hell is it? Break it down for meEtherium is something. You can do things with itNFTsBuilding financial productsHijacking transactionsWhat Sienna is trying to doIs this a new way for me to buy my drugs?Token Generation Event (TGE)800% oversubscribedIf you've got enough money, you can pay however you likeI'm tired of being poorDan gets some tokens!Why Switzerland? Tougher Regulations?I have asked at least two good questions. Good enough for my book.Why is your dick so big?TravelGot back out into the world. But be cool."That was very good fun Dan, that was very good fun."Your message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] to Find Us:Find Monty at:LinkedinTwitterFind Dan at:Linktr.ee/dantaylor
Selected 020 - Bindi Karia
54:58Your message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] Discussed:Bindi is a nuclear reactorRumours is a great album by Fleetwood MacBindi cooked a lotBindi and I discuss what you can blowtorchWhat's up with the Canadian ecosystem?Strange BrewThe Leafs and The Canadiens join forcesDraper Esprit's modelBusiness IntelligenceDisclaimer. Don't sue either one of us. Or Draper EspritNumbers. Lots of Numbers.The brutal realityWomen outperform menBoard (of) ApprovalKeep askingThe Lightning Round!Your message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected]d.sesamers.comVenture Captial and how it can change the worldInvestors know about youMonday MeetingsBindi's metricsSheel's basically got it rightTaproom Buddy!High growth timesChernobyl?"If you're going through hell, keep going." - Winston ChurchillBindi IS on TikTokThe New York RangersAlright, bye!Your message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] to Find Us:Find Bindi at:LinkedinInstagramFind Dan at:Linktr.ee/dantaylor(Bonus Material)
Selected 019 - Nancy Fechnay
50:11Your message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] Discussed:The Grateful DeadWorld Exclusive: Partner of a new female-led syndicate focused 100% on positive impact investing with Joanne Bradford (President of Honey) and Zem Joaquin (Founder of the Near Future Summit)Podcasts are chronicles of history.This is not a political podcastAVG/Towerview VenturesNancy is never retiringJ&J - one shotAstraZeneca - 48 hours, 24 hours of sleep"I'll get to Japan one day"All you can do is laugh, otherwise you'd crySXSWThis ain't no SaltLick"Hey, that's Elon Musk!"Waddup with Flight Ventures?Deploying 1 to 2 deals/weekSo cool, we don't need a website"I can give you a decision in the next 5 minutes if you can tell me X, Y, and Z"Notion boards as a websiteNancy is in the minorityWhy are there so few women in VCMen make less money. For VCs.There are fewer female founders because:There are fewer role models3% of venture-backed companies are female-ledFemales tend to choose a more stable career pathPitch decksBalancing the scales, I'm good with thatDogs, Speeding Cars, and AirplanesWhat are the biggest challenges you face as a female in the venture world?10 years ago vs. nowMisleadStats. Lots of statsWhy should I be investing in men?Investing in minoritiesNancy and SPACs. No. Just ... noWhat can we do to get more women founding more companies?Are you doing any mentoring in the venture world?Harlem CapitalThe Lightning Round!Your message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] is venture capital going to change the world?It's notHow do you do at the horse track?Nancy has ridiculously high returnsYou're going to want to run those numbers again NancyThe mushrooms in Bali are pretty good I hearAVG - The most active fund most people have never heard ofNo, I said SPACsRaising funds and deploying funds every yearNon-stop fundraisingVC hasn't changed since the 1960'sAVG. We follow, we don't lead. Which means we can do more dealsWhat does world positive mean to you?Who should I be investing in right now?We're live right nowDatabentoI'm not falling asleep - I'm lamenting what I've done with my lifeStole. No no no, that's "brought her friends with her"Ellipsis HealthWhat are you looking for in a pitch?TeamHookProduct / SolutionCustomers and TractionMarket SizeCompetition / DifferentiatorDetails / RoadmapOther investors and what the terms areGut instinctTaproombuddy!Voiceover on the deckGet a DATA ROOM!FAQ for investorsGimme a piechart and a breakdownMake friends with a photographer before you approach a VCNancy's gotta go move $300 million out the doorNancy's otherExcited to be back in the U.S.Off to the GalápogosMy mom and a couple of other peopleMake friends with investorsTikTok and a Spring ChickenYour message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] to Find Us:Find Nancy at:LinkedinInstagramFind Dan at:Linktr.ee/dantaylor(Bonus Material)
Selected 018 - Chris O'Brien
51:25Your message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] Discussed:Guinness!Leaving France? Ha!Cycling to BrightonInto a lulGuvment money? Ain't got none.Makin' BagelsFixin' DryersGood wine and cheeseSmith Corona FTWAll The President's MenHas digital stripped the ethics out of journalism?Standards have changedThe Washington Post; their fair share of clickbateJournalism vs. Marketing. It's the funnelThe state of media post Tee rumpBlood pressure is downThe largest paper in Silicon ValleySeth Meyers and comedic journalismThat's Pee Ence.The Lightning Round!BREAKYour message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected]' ain't easyThis show, brought to you by GuinnessThe narrowing of focus at VenturebeatDan, now the News Desk Editor at tech.euI love PR people, but I hate PR people. I love startups, but I hate startupsHow to get a journalist's attentionEmail isn't gonna workInbox zeroThe bigger the number ...A $50 million round? Oh. Ok. Good for you. NextWho, what, when, where, and how much?Google. Apple. OpenBuild the relationshipDigitalKIt's about speedNot even looking at email until after noonEmail is a black holeThe association of pig inseminationThe French Tech JournalNo one in the valley is reading Les EchosEthan Pierce, Mr. CryptoThis is the last episode of this podcastNo to no editingBen pulls Chris to GhostGet out of your head, dive in, and Just Do ItStumping a journalistYour message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] to Find Us:Find Chris at:The French Tech JournalTwitterClubhouse - French Tech NewsFind Dan at:Linktr.ee/dantaylor
Selected 017 - Shingy
44:58Your message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] Discussed:Pre-roll announcementVaccination, BOOKED!Fauci OuchieSelf written bioCopy/pasteGuinness!You're a prickGeorge, Gracie, doesn't matterExclusive artworkGO TO SELECTED.SESAMERS.COM and sign up for the newsletter. A bogey in your nose, something stuck in your teeth, and your glasses are fogged upIt is what it isThe pause has been neededIn Japan we always say, "If you're going to fall over, fall forwards and never backwards."8/10ths preparedAutumn in New YorkOver policing2020's. Off the f*cking hook!I'm the 8-10 or 4-6 guyThe Rake's ProgressChoppin' Broccoli. He's choppin' Broccoli.Wabi-Sabi"I'm a great guitar player"Well, funny you mention the guitar ..."This is not clubhouse!"Cello was the very first instrument I learned to playThe Eastman School of Music(Southern) ComfortThe pandemic is Shingy's carWe're only looking at the bonnetDelicious and crispNostalgia"I'm totally out of control""That was Ben & Jerry's actually"The man who evangelised de-friendingLess ConnectionHumans want to be closerSize 32? Size 34?Walking awayZoomitisI'm not wearing any pantsI wanted to be the studentNeil Peart / Gene KrupaThe future of ShingyBooze to Biotech - and therein lies the problemI got a little chip in thereHow do you keep up with the speed of cultureI AM the ding!THE LIGHTNING ROUNDYour message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] we're back!Uomo UniversaleThe FUTURE arrivesKids? No way. Says the dad.London barksShingy is a great dadYour message aimed at a highly targeted audience. Let's talk. [email protected] to Find Us:Find Shingy at:EmailInstagramFind Dan at:Linktr.ee