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Female Founders First programme podcasts

Female Founders First podcasts

As part of the 2020 Female Founders First programme, we recorded a series of short minisodes with our trailblazing female founders.

Alexa-Maria Rathbone Barker, CEO of tripArood, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Alexa-Maria Rathbone Barker, CEO of tripAbrood, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Alexa-Maria Rathbone Barker, CEO of tripAbrood, an award-winning UK based early stage startup and the world's first digital travel assistant for families.

Find out what drives Alexa, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. And why meetings can be a nightmare. 

Read more about Alexa-Maria and tripAbrood:

Seema Khinda Johnson, COO and co-founder of Nuggets, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Seema Khinda Johnson, COO and co-founder of Nuggets, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Seema Khinda Johnson, COO and co-founder of Nuggets, an award-winning, decentralised self-sovereign identity and trading platform.

Find out what motivates Seema, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. 

Read more about Seema and Nuggets:

Anya Babbitt, CEO and co-founder of Mella Pet Care, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Anya Babbitt, CEO and co-founder of Mella Pet Care, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Anya Babbitt, CEO and co-founder of Mella Pet Care, who are building accessible technology and diagnostic products for vets and pet parents.

Find out what motivates Anya, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. 

Read more about Anya and Mella Pet Care:

Jasmine Jones, CEO and founder of Cherry Blossom Intimates, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Jasmine Jones, CEO and founder of Cherry Blossom Intimates, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Jasmine Jones, CEO and founder of Cherry Blossom Intimates, who are creating 3D printed prosthetics for breast cancer survivors.

Find out what motivates Jasmine, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. And why she ugly cried with happiness. 

Read more about Jasmine and Cherry Blossom Intimates:

Jennifer Henderson, CEO and founder of TiLT, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Jennifer Henderson, CEO and founder of TiLT, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Jennifer Henderson, CEO and founder of TiLT, a company revolutionising leave in the workplace.

Find out what motivates Jennifer, disruption in her industry, and the roadmap for TiLT. And why faking a bad connection can be good for business. 

Read more about Jennifer and TiLT:

Marina Pavlovic Rivas, CEO and co-founder of Eli Health, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Marina Pavlovic Rivas, CEO and co-founder of Eli Health, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Marina Pavlovic Rivas, CEO and co-founder of Eli Health, who are developing an at-home device that can capture daily hormone fluctuations from saliva, and an app to provide insights tailored to each users unique profile.

Find out about Marina's experiences as a female founder, what drives Marina as a founder, and her goals for the future. 

Read more about Marina and Eli Health:

Melissa Menke, founder of Access Afya, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Melissa Menke, founder of Access Afya, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Melissa Menke, founder of Access Afya, a primary health company building tech-enabled delivery for millions of Kenyans.

Find out what motivates Melissa, disruption in her industry, and where her company is going. And what 'Access Afya' actually means. 

Read more about Melissa and Access Afya:

Maria Tanjala, co-founder of FilmChain, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Maria Tanjala, co-founder of FilmChain, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Maria Tanjala, co-founder of FilmChain, a FinTech platform that pays professionals in the film and TV industries.

Maria talks about her experiences as a founder, disruption in her industry, and why Filmchain exists. And why popcorn is part of her DNA. 

Read more about Maria and FilmChain:

Dr. Roshawna Novellus, CEO and founder of EnrichHER, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Dr. Roshawna Novellus, CEO and founder of EnrichHER, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Dr. Roshawna Novellus, CEO and founder of EnrichHER, a FinTech platform helping women secure funding.

Find out about Roshawna's experience as a female founder, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. 

Read more about Dr. Roshawna and EnrichHER:

Lydia Winkler, COO and co-founder of RentCheck, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Lydia Winkler, COO and co-founder of RentCheck, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Lydia Winkler, COO and co-founder of RentCheck, a software platform that brings transparency to security deposit deductions.

Find out what motivates Lydia, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. And why endorphins in your living room is a good thing. 

Read more about Lydia and RentCheck:

Beth Michael, COO and co-founder of Streeva, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Beth Michael, COO and co-founder of Streeva, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Beth Michael, COO and co-founder of Streeva, a FinTech startup delivering innovative automated tax solutions.

Find out what motivates Beth, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. And where the name Streeva actually came from. 

Read more about Beth and Streeva:

Michelle Chao, COO and co-founder of Phoenix Tailings, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Michelle Chao, COO and co-founder of Phoenix Tailings, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Michelle Chao, COO and co-founder of Phoenix Tailings, a re-mining company taking cutting edge materials science and applying it to extract value out of mining waste.

Find out what motivates Michelle, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. 

Read more about Michelle and Phoenix Tailings:

Aurélie Hélouis, CEO and founder of InfinityQ Technology, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Aurélie Hélouis, CEO and founder of InfinityQ Technology, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Aurélie Hélouis, CEO and founder of InfinityQ Technology, who are developing room temperature quantum proprietary hardware and software solutions that can solve complex problems that would take classical computers thousands of years to solve.

Find out what motivates Aurélie, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. And why one plus one really does equal three. 

Read more about Aurélie and InfinityQ:

Niina Hopper, founder of EVA Global, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Niina Hopper, founder of EVA Global, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Niina Hopper, founder of EVA Global, a managed services provider to the e-mobility industry.

Find out what motivates Niina, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. 

Read more about Niina and EVA Global:

Weerada Sucharitkul, CEO and co-founder of FilmDoo, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Weerada Sucharitkul, CEO and co-founder of FilmDoo, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Weerada Sucharitkul, CEO and co-founder of FilmDoo, a game-based edutainment platform that enables language learning through engaging films.

Find out what motivates Weerada, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. And why film and learning can unite the world.  

Read more about Weerada and FilmDoo:

Rebecca Morter, CEO and co-founder of Lone Design Club, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Rebecca Morter, CEO and co-founder of Lone Design Club, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Rebecca Morter, CEO and co-founder of Lone Design Club, an omnichannel platform designed to support and promote independent and sustainable brands within the fashion, beauty and lifestyle sectors.

Find out what motivates Rebecca, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. 

Read more about Rebecca and Lone Design Club:

Stephanie Benedetto, co-founder of Queen of Raw, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Stephanie Benedetto, co-founder of Queen of Raw, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Stephanie Benedetto, co-founder of Queen of Raw, a global marketplace for buying and selling unused textiles.

Stephanie has an incredible life story, and her inspiration should be an inspiration for all of us. 

Read more about Stephanie and Queen of Raw:

Daina Burnes, CEO and founder of Bold Metrics, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Sydney Davis, founder of Tequity, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Sydney Davis, founder of Tequity, an online platform for building tech without code.

Find out what motivates Sydney, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. And how no code is the future. 

Read more about Sydney and Tequity:

Beth Porter, CEO and co-founder of Riff Analytics, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Beth Porter, CEO and co-founder of Riff Analytics, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Beth Porter, CEO and co-founder of Riff Analytics, who build tools that measure and augment human interactions.

Find out what motivates Beth, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. 

Read more about Beth and Riff Analytics:

Navrina Singh, CEO and founder of Credo AI, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Navrina Singh, CEO and founder of Credo AI, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Navrina Singh, CEO and founder of Credo AI, who aim to democratise AI governance and oversight.

Find out about Navrina's experience as a female founder, disrupton in her industry, and Credo's roadmap for the future. And what Credo actually means. 

Read more about Navrina and Credo AI:

Milkana Brace, CEO and founder of Jargon, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Milkana Brace, CEO and founder of Jargon, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Milkana Brace, CEO and founder of Jargon, who's low-code platform enables teams to build and operate chat and voice intelligent asistants.

Find out what motivates Milkana, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. 

Read more about Milkana and Jargon:

Lauren Sturdivant, President and co-founder of Case Status, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Lauren Sturdivant, President and co-founder  of Case Status, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Lauren Sturdivant, President and co-founder of Case Status, a client connection and marketing platform.

Find out what motivates Lauren, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. And why her background as a lawyer shaped her future. 

Read more about Lauren and Case Status:

Katica Roy, CEO and founder of Pipeline Equity, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Katica Roy, CEO and founder of Pipeline Equity, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Katica Roy, CEO and founder of Pipeline Equity, an award-winning SaaS company that use AI to identify and drive economic gains through gender equality.

Find out about Katica's experience as a female founder, disrupton in her industry, and her roadmap for the future. 

Read more about Katica and Pipeline Equity:

Loral Quinn, founder of Sustainably, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Loral Quinn, founder of Sustainably, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Loral Quinn, founder of Sustainably, a new way of living and giving as part of everyday life.

Find out about Loral's experience as a female founder, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. 

Read more about Loral and Sustainably:

Zoe Barry, CEO and founder of Zingeroo, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Zoe Barry, CEO and founder of Zingeroo, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Zoe Barry, CEO and founder of Zingeroo, a FinTech startup building a social trading experience.

Find out what motivates Zoe, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. And why nothing is right until the coffee is ready.

Read more about Zoe and Zingeroo:

Daina Burnes, CEO and founder of Bold Metrics, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Daina Burnes, CEO and founder of Bold Metrics, chats with Daisy Hopkins

In this minisode, our host Daisy Hopkins chats to Daina Burnes, CEO and founder of Bold Metrics, an AI-driven retail fit technology company.

Find out what motivates Daina, disruption in her industry, and her goals for the future. And why technology can change the world for the better. 

Read more about Daina and Bold Metrics:

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