Episodes

Feb. 2, 2023

Allgrow: A Global Startup Organization for Social Impact

Listen to Maralina's inspiring journey from wanting to be a painter as a child to becoming an NGO volunteer in countries like Egypt, Mexico, Turkey, and Suriname. Hear her discuss her work in creating ecosystems for people to...

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Jan. 26, 2023

Exploring Chess, Manipulation & Product-Led Growth with Claudio Desca…

Discover how Claudio Descalescu, the chief growth marketer for Y Combinator-backed ArchBee, uses chess, manipulation, product-led growth and surveys to improve products and gain insights into customer behavior. Listen to Clau...

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Jan. 19, 2023

How to Implement Innovative Carbon Removal Projects with Matthias Ret…

Matthias Rettenbacher is the founder of Carbony - a European marketplace for high quality carbon removal projects. In this conversation, he shares his passion of reversing climate change through biochar and enhanced weatherin...

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Jan. 12, 2023

Projected to do 255k Euro, this Plant Based Food Startup is Sprouting…

Can you imagine a plant-based food that can help prevent diseases? Well it exists and is beginning to sprout globally. Jivko Djamiarov is the founder of Ancestral Superfoods. His mission is to bring the healing power and bene...

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Jan. 5, 2023

Chatbot Startup Umni has already saved over 15,000 work hours for Cli…

Can you imagine working as a hotel GM, being exhausted after working a 16-hour shift and then getting a call from a customer asking to translate to the waiter “to not put onions on the pizza”? Sounds horrific right? Well …

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Dec. 29, 2022

Covering all the News about European Startups with Irina Obushtarova

If you thought you knew Irina Obushtarova, think again. In this conversation we learn about her days working as a waitress while wearing short shorts to her first gig at a media company in Vienna. We touch on her first …

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Dec. 22, 2022

Beauty Startup is translating science with Aleksandrina Ikonomova

Can you imagine your dad giving you a spreadsheet at the age of 8? Telling you to fill out all the chores you completed and penalizing you if you didn't include 'playing with friends'? Why penalize? Because her father wanted …

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Dec. 15, 2022

Biodegradable innovation startup Lamon is fighting plastic with Angel…

Do you wish to connect with our special guest? Visit the Lamon website: https://lam-on.com/ Tune in to every conversation about exciting European Startups and Innovators on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Amazon! Leave a rating ...

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Dec. 8, 2022

Transforming temptations into Protein Innovations with Zhasmina Gevez…

From a body builder to creating innovation in protein snacks. Jasmina Gevezieva-Berova is a performance nutrition coach and co-founder of Cardinal Bites. These are delicious protein balls with no sugar! Perfect for people who...

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Dec. 1, 2022

Navigating the world of innovative personal finance tools with Bulgar…

In the communist regime back in Soviet times, you didn’t have a labor market. The job is found for you. So if you had quit, you couldn’t easily find another job especially if you were not a communist party member. …

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Nov. 24, 2022

How Bulgarian Startup founder Eva Vucheva is empowering producers to …

Empowering consumers and producers to reduce through environmental footprint through business intelligence. In a world in which we over-produce, over-consume, and dispose of things with ease, how can we empower consumers and ...

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Nov. 17, 2022

From a Professional Poker Player to helping athletes incorporate scie…

She’s a mindset coach for top poker players throughout the world. She has been a meditation teacher for 7+ years, is an advisor to several tech startups, and has experience in corporate training having worked at companies suc...

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Nov. 10, 2022

How to assess a potential CEO or leader with Marian Temelkov

No matter how talented a leader is, they aren’t going to go far if they don’t have a good team. This is the wisdom that Marian Temelkov , founder of Executive search firm Dynamis , shares with us in this …

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Nov. 3, 2022

How to move faster towards your Goals with Startup Mentor Stoyan Yank…

Imagine you are the main character of your own movie. But not just the main actor. You’re also the producer and director of this movie. Close your eyes and visualize how you would tell this story. Will it be filled …

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Nov. 2, 2022

How an IT company finances a foundation with its profits with Blagove…

Is it possible for a charity to own a profitable software development company? Well it is. The Bulgarian foundation ‘Give a Book’ owns 41% of the IT company Childish. It employs 30+ people and the company's focus is developin...

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Oct. 27, 2022

How to transform any surface into Carbon neutral white board paints w…

Imagine you’re working as a driver in Bulgaria and one of your clients is an international business owner. After four days of chauffeuring him around, he invites you to lunch. After two hours of dialogue, he invites you to co...

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Oct. 20, 2022

How to skip the hospital visit and use your phone to detect anomalies…

Imagine if you could skip the hospital visit and use your phone to detect anomalies related to vascular conditions and oncology diseases. Sounds futuristic? Well, Bulgarian startup founder Georgi Kadrev is making this a reali...

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Oct. 13, 2022

How to help restaurants reduce food waste by selling surplus through …

What do you do when you have a surplus of food? Do you just throw it out or is there a sustainable solution? Well today we’re chatting with Jane Dimitrova , a fascinating entrepreneur from Bulgaria who is helping tackle …

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Sept. 29, 2022

Marc Schillinger: Digitalizing Account Receivables

Remember when those guys who had slicked back hair and carried a bat paid you a visit about a debt you owed? You know debt collectors. Well times have changed and March Schillinger, founder of eCollect is transforming the way...

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Sept. 22, 2022

From Boston Consulting Group to Creating Bulgaria’s First Kids’ Subsc…

I chatted with Boryana Levterova, co-founder of Infinity Toy Box. Infinity Toy Box is the first subscription service for kids where you can rent games, toys, and books. Prior to launching her startup, Boryana was working as a...

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Sept. 15, 2022

Combining financial services, data-driven insights, and travel APIs t…

I chatted with French startup founder Alejandra Fernandez of Flywallet. Flywallet is an all-in-one digital wallet and flight aggregation tool that makes it easy for users to save monthly for future travel. But the platform do...

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Sept. 8, 2022

Powering the AI Industry with Humans in the Loop Workforce with Iva G…

I knew very little about the field of AI data annotation until I chatted with Iva Gumnishka, co-founder of Humans in the Loop. Humans in the loop is a social enterprise that provides ethical human in the loop workforce soluti...

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Sept. 1, 2022

On a Mission To Be The Global Leader in the Refurbished Market for Te…

Imagine you’re in England and walk into a vegan restaurant. While looking at the menu, you notice that each dish shows its carbon footprint. You’re thinking about ordering a hamburger, but see that the beef burger’s carbon em...

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Aug. 25, 2022

How Branding and Design Can Create a Deep Emotional Connection with L…

Can branding and design create a deep emotional connection with an audience? Well according to Lucie Baratte, designer and co-founder of Logology, the answer is yes. Logology is a website where in 10 minutes, you can get a lo...

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