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100k Downloads In The First 4 Months of Launching POM Dating App: Vihan Patel

Stamp Your Mark

Release Date: 03/24/2022

Removing The Stigma Around Taking Medication | Lucy Rout show art Removing The Stigma Around Taking Medication | Lucy Rout

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Lucy Rout, founder of Tabuu, takes to the Stamp Your Mark mic this week. Tabuu makes thoughtfully designed, stylish pill cases for people to store and travel with their medication.  On this episode, Joe and Lucy covered: Removing the stigma around taking medication Corporate life vs Founder life Why Comparison is the thief of joy Using your platform as an entrepreneur to fight for representation   Lucy is on a mission to reduce the stigma surrounding taking medication. Using her own experiences as a pancreatic cancer survivor and having to take around 20 tablets a day for her...

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Flexible Working Is The New Normal | Molly Johnson-Jones show art Flexible Working Is The New Normal | Molly Johnson-Jones

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Molly Johnson-Jones, co-founder of Flexa Careers, takes to the Stamp Your Mark mic this week. Flexa Careers is the UK’s first careers platform dedicated to truly flexible working, setting the standard across all industries with their Flexification seal of approval for employers who meet the flexible working criteria. On this episode, Joe and Molly covered: What flexible working actually means and how it is becoming the new normal.  The reality of starting a business with your partner Unlimited holidays: is it a good idea or a gimmick? Overcoming the unconscious bias in fundraising...

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The Number #1 Reason Startups Fail | Matt Jonns show art The Number #1 Reason Startups Fail | Matt Jonns

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Matt Jonns, founder and CEO of Founder & Lightning , takes to the Stamp Your Mark mic this week. His company Founder & Lightning has helped build over 25 startups in the past 5 years with a portfolio valuation of over £100M. On this episode, Joe and Matt covered: Why LinkedIn is a powerful tool for startup entrepreneurs The dangers  of hyper-growth Why start up founders shouldn’t get distracted by making their product sexy The number one reason startups fail Why building your startup in ‘stealth mode’ is a bad idea Domain specialists come to Jonns & his team with an...

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LinkedIn’s Managing Director EMEA/LATAM On The Past, Present And Future Of LinkedIn | Josh Graff show art LinkedIn’s Managing Director EMEA/LATAM On The Past, Present And Future Of LinkedIn | Josh Graff

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Josh Graff, LinkedIn’s Managing Director EMEA/LATAM , takes to the Stamp Your Mark mic this week. He has been featured on the Financial Times Top 50 LGBT Leaders list, recognised as an Inspiring Leader at the LGBT Awards, and was recently a Commissioner on the HIV Commission. On this episode, Josh and Joe covered: What it means to be a LinkedIn Creator The evolution of LinkedIn’s platform and community Why a sense of belonging is the most powerful motivator in business The benefits of coming out in the workplace Why LinkedIn is the space to build your personal brand Josh has worked at...

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From 500 to 40,000 people: Building the UK’s Hottest Music Festival | Chris Jammer show art From 500 to 40,000 people: Building the UK’s Hottest Music Festival | Chris Jammer

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On today’s episode of Stamp Your Mark, I spoke to Chris Jammer, co-founder of one of the fastest growing music festivals in the UK, . As a queer person of colour, Chris is a strong and vocal advocate for both BAME and LGBTQ+ communities across the UK.  On this episode, we discussed: The reality of starting a business with friends; What it takes to grow one of the leading UK music festivals (which has Lil Wayne headlining this year) His experience at Cambridge University Connect with Chris Jammer   Connect with Joe

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The Biggest Mistakes Early Stage Founders Make | Anthony Collias show art The Biggest Mistakes Early Stage Founders Make | Anthony Collias

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On this episode of Stamp Your Mark, I spoke to Forbes 30 under 30 recipient Anthony Collias. He co-founded Stasher, an international travel platform that’s raised over $5m in funding and is known as the Airbnb for luggage. When the travel industry took a hit during Covid, Anthony and his co-founder Jacob decided to use their skills and time to launch something good for the world. As a result, TreePoints was born. On this episode, we discussed: Owning your own business Vs working for someone else Developing HR policies for your startup Why a founders’ agreement is Important  Hire slow...

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Here’s Why Your Networking Technique Is NOT Working (And How You Can Fix It!) | Craig Fenton show art Here’s Why Your Networking Technique Is NOT Working (And How You Can Fix It!) | Craig Fenton

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On this episode of Stamp Your Mark, I spoke to business leader and entrepreneur Craig Fenton. Craig leads Strategy & Operations for Google in the UK and Ireland, is an investor in over 13 startups and founded his own record label to give artists from lower socio-economic backgrounds a start in music.  On this episode, we discussed: How to network like a pro Why the idea of failing is underrated And Craig shares his advice for startup founders   Connect with Craig Fenton   Connect with Joe

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Raising $1M and Building a Tech Startup at 24 | Lotanna Exeike show art Raising $1M and Building a Tech Startup at 24 | Lotanna Exeike

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On this episode of Stamp Your Mark, I spoke to Lotanna Ezeike, founder of XPO. Having raised 1 Million, the XPO app plans on disrupting the online banking world for influencers. It offers a speedy invoice payment solution that allows creators to get paid within 24 hours of completing a job. Lotanna just really says it how it is. The truth. The juice. The reality of being a 24-year-old building a tech startup.  In this episode, we discussed: How to bring the best in your employees Why clout is currency What banking for creators really means And having the courage to dream big Connect...

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What I Wish I Knew Before Raising Capital For My Startup With Tash Grossman show art What I Wish I Knew Before Raising Capital For My Startup With Tash Grossman

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In this episode of Stamp Your Mark, I spoke to tech entrepreneur Tash Grossman. Tash is focused on providing innovative retail solutions. Founding Slip in 2021, she’s led the way in using data to create more informed and frictionless experiences for retailers and their customers. In that time, she’s been named in Techround’s 29 Under 29 and won Retail Week Live’s Data & Insight prize.  On this episode, we discussed: What makes a good startup founder How slip began and the problem it is trying to solve What you should know before you start fundraising for your startup How to...

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100k Downloads In The First 4 Months of Launching POM Dating App: Vihan Patel show art 100k Downloads In The First 4 Months of Launching POM Dating App: Vihan Patel

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On this episode of Stamp Your Mark, I will be speaking to Vihan Patel Founder and CEO of POM: the dating app for music lovers. They believe music speaks to our emotions. The app uses your music selection to understand emotions and thus help its user find more meaningful connections. With over 100k downloads within 4 months of launching, Vihan has created something special.  On this episode, we discussed: The realities of building an app from scratch  How POM helps its users make meaning connections How treating employees like a friends is a dangerous game The best guerrilla...

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On this episode of Stamp Your Mark, I will be speaking to Vihan Patel Founder and CEO of POM: the dating app for music lovers. They believe music speaks to our emotions. The app uses your music selection to understand emotions and thus help its user find more meaningful connections. With over 100k downloads within 4 months of launching, Vihan has created something special. 

On this episode, we discussed:

  • The realities of building an app from scratch 
  • How POM helps its users make meaning connections
  • How treating employees like a friends is a dangerous game
  • The best guerrilla marketing strategy
  • How your brand can become more intentional with its tone of voice

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