Leap Takers

Leap Takers

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Advice from daring entrepreneurs, investors, and shapers to help you take the leap!


9: Alisée de Tonnac - Leaving the corporate world to travel the globe and run startup competitions in emerging markets
Oct 16 • 29 min
Alisée (@aliseedt) is one of the founders of Seedstars, a global group of companies with a mission to impact people's lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. The groups' activities cover over 85 cities with emerging startup…
8: Andri Silberschmidt - The 25 year old that sells poké bowls, manages an equity fund, and runs for national parliament
Oct 2 • 47 min
Andri Silberschmidt (@andrisilbi) is a 25 years old rising star here in Switzerland. He is a food entrepreneur, equity investor, and politician. At the age of fifteen, he began his banking education and is now responsible at Swisscanto Invest for the…
7: Andreas Schwarzinger - Lessons from building Switzerland’s leading student platform
Sep 10 • 51 min
Andreas Schwarzinger (@a_schwarzinger) is the founder and managing partner of uniboard AG, one of Switzerland’s largest student platforms with over 72k users. Andreas is one of the most down-to-earth people I know and with his work at Uniboard helped…
6: Stefano Bernardi - Taking the leap to Silicon Valley & How crypto governs organizations of the future
Jul 26 • 35 min
Stefano Bernardi (@stefanobernardi) is an active italian angel investor on AngelList and at “Mission and Market”, a silicon valley startup founder of a Y Combinator alumni (Kickpay), and employee nr. 1 of Betable (backed by Greylock, Founders Fund). More…
5: Nilson Kufus - From figure skating champion to building a digital mirror world
Jul 15 • 46 min
Nilson Kufus (@NilsonKufus) is one of the co-founders of Nomoko, a technology company that is building photorealistic 3D models of entire cities. Their technology enables applications for various industries like self-driving cars, gaming, or urban…
4: David Lu - Learnings from starting a venture fund
Jul 2 • 42 min
David Lu (@davidjlu) is an up & coming venture capitalist based in Sydney and Singapore, who is constantly traveling the world on the hunt for great investments. He is a Partner @256 Ventures, a global cryptocurrency VC fund, investing in a portfolio of…
3: Estefanía Tapias - Empowering entrepreneurship among women & How to get featured on Forbes 30 under 30
Jun 17 • 41 min
Estefanía Tapias (@este_tapias) is a researcher on the topic of the future of cities and entrepreneur that was listed on Forbes reputable 30 under 30 list. She is from Colombia but has been living in Switzerland for the past few years, where she…
2: Pascal Kaufmann - Experimenting with Cyborgs and Lessons of building an AI startup
Jun 17 • 24 min
Pascal Kaufmann (@PascalKaufmann) is a neuroscientist-turned-entrepreneur, who founded Starmind - one of Europe’s leading artificial intelligence technology companies - and Mindfire - a foundation created to incentivize collaboration in AI research. Inc…
1: Daniel Naeff - Disrupting Venture Capital & How to make better decisions as a founder
Jun 17 • 62 min
Daniel Naeff is the founder of Oakura, a platform where curated startups and vetted experts engage to create next generation businesses. We’ll get into what this actually means in the episode. He also served as the COO of Teralytics, one of Switzerland’s…
0: Remo Kyburz - Introduction to The Leap Takers Podcast
Jun 17 • 5 min
Short introductory episode where Remo (@TheRemoKyburz) is introducing the podcast and what led him to start the LeapTakers podcast. In short: In each episode I’m interviewing unique founders, shapers, and makers that work on building the future, as well…