April 19, 2022

List of the Top European Startup Podcasts (with pitch information)

List of the Top European Startup Podcasts (with pitch information)

Growing or working in a startup based in Europe and thinking about sharing your story on a podcast? Well look no further, here are eight established podcasts focused on the European startup scene. The list includes host information, where to listen, and where to submit your request to be on the show. And if you're looking to connect with European Startups, apply to sponsor the Innovators Can Laugh newsletter and podcast.


List of European Startup Podcasts

Podcast: This Much I Know – The Seedcamp Podcast


Host: Carlos Espinal @cee

Listen: Apple Podcasts, Spotify

Where to pitch yourself as a guest: http://seedcamp.com/contact

Description: Tune into hear the inside story from startup founders, investors and leading tech voices: the people who’ve built businesses, scaled globally, failed fantastically and learnt massively.

Seedcamp invests early in world-class founders attacking large, global markets and solving real problems using technology. Seedcamp provides the infrastructure to fast-track a founder’s vision and create value through immediate access to smart capital, a lifelong community of support and a global network built upon a decade’s experience backing exceptional talent.

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Podcast:The European Startup Show

Hosts: Anita Moorthy (@anitamoorthy)

Listen: Apple Podcasts, Spotify

Where to pitch yourself as a guest: https://www.europeanstartupshow.com/contact/


Description: 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.


Podcast: Innovators Can Laugh

Host: Eric Melchor @Melchor_eric (Marketing Geek at tech startup, Texas expat living in Romania)

Listen: Apple, Spotify

Where to pitch yourself as a guest: Record yourself singing an Ariana Grande song to a stranger and send it to Eric. Or, just message him on Twitter or LinkedIn and say you'd like to be on the show or fill out the contact form on this website 😃

Description: Saas Marketing geek and Texas expat, Eric Melchor, interviews innovative startups based in Europe in a fun and coffee-like way - turning their wisdom and expertise into actionable advice you can use to scale your business no matter your industry. Our subject matter ranges from scaling a startup, how to stand out, the art of entrepreneurship and more!

If you're driven and like to continually improve yourself, you'll love this show. You can also reach and connect with European startups, marketers, and VCs by partnering with ICL. Apply to sponsor an upcoming episode of the Innovators Can Laugh newsletter and podcast.


Podcast:EU-Startups Podcast

Host: Thomas Ohr

Listen: Apple Podcasts, Spotify

Where to pitch yourself:?

Description: The official Podcast of EU-Startups.com – the leading online magazine about startups in Europe.


Podcast:The Recursive Podcast

Hosts: Irina Obushtarova, @irinissima_

Listen: Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube

Where to pitch yourself as a guest: newsroom@therecursive.com

Description: The recursive podcast is your weekly wander inside the minds of innovation leaders across Southeast Europe. Each week our hosts cozy up with a digital economy champion and dive deep into their life philosophy, values, leadership style, and personal development. Join us for inspirational stories on how to grow, learn and think big.


Podcast: Startups, Sparks and Serendipity

Hosts: Mike Mahlkow and Max Elster

Listen: Apple Podcast, Spotify

Where to pitch yourself as a guest: https://anchor.fm/startupssparksserendipity (send a voice message)

Description: Startups, Sparks and Serendipity is a product of two good friends talking about issues they are passionate about, namely the Startup world, Self-Improvement and life-altering epiphanies. Due to the interesting combination of Max being very deeply integrated in the European Startup scene and Mike having shifted his focus towards the US in recent years, the two combine the best practices and learnings from Silicon Valley with those of Berlin and Zurich. The conversations are unfiltered and interesting for people interested in entrepreneurship and personal growth.


Podcast: Startups Magazine: The Cereal Entrepreneur

Host: Anna Flockett

Listen: Apple Podcast, Spotify

Where to pitch yourself as a guest: ?

Description: Grab a bowl & dig into this! Anna Flockett, editor of Startups Magazine interviews the most innovative startups of the moment. She'll stir in some startup lessons & failure fables as well as a sprinkling of inspirational advice.


There you have it.  A list of some of the top European podcasts geared toward startups based in Europe. If you have any suggestions on other ones to add, please let me know.


Podcast:Soaked by Sluch podcast

Host:Mikko Mantyla @mantyla_mikko

Listen: Spotify

Where to pitch yourself as a guest:https://www.slush.org/soaked/how-to-pitch-to-us/

Description:  Every Wednesday, the Soaked by Slush podcast brings you timeless advice on company-building from some of the most iconic founders and investors in the world. We ask ‘how’ over and over again to uncover the first principles that have built some of the most successful technology companies of our time.

The podcast is produced by Slush – the world’s leading startup event and a global not-for-profit movement on a mission to create and help founders that change the world.


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