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Up!Rotterdam Podcast


This is the Up!Rotterdam podcast. Showcasing the vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem of Rotterdam - and our journey to support the founders responsible. Hosted by Lars Crama.
Sana Commerce's Michiel Schipperus on how the lessons from the 2008 crisis still apply today.November 28, 2022 Episode artwork Ellen Sano from Yuki on taking over from a founder CEO and what happens after your company gets acquired.October 31, 2022 Episode artwork Medical-X founder & CEO Dervis Demirtas on scaling a med-tech company.October 17, 2022 Episode artwork Mapiq CEO Sander Schutte on selling to corporates and gearing up for growth in uncertain times.September 26, 2022 Episode artwork Minite founder & CEO Micky Chen on “Student as a Service”, hiring Gen Z and dealing with investors.September 13, 2022 Episode artwork Moonback CEO Niels Meijssen on building and growing an honest booking platform.July 07, 2022 Episode artwork PHYSEE CEO Ferdinand Grapperhaus on selling sustainability to a traditional industry and the spiritual journey of entrepreneurship.May 24, 2022 Episode artwork Hundo.Careers CEO Esther O'Callaghan on ending youth unemployment through web3.May 10, 2022 Episode artwork Wouter Goedhart, co-founder of VONQ, on investing in startups and limoncello.April 26, 2022 Episode artwork Hardt Hyperloop co-founder Tim Houter on the future of transport and finding funding.March 29, 2022 Episode artwork Quan CEO Arosha Brouwer on employee wellbeing, Y combinator and traveling.February 22, 2022 Episode artwork Serial entrepreneur and investor Pieter Schoen about the thin line between bankruptcy and a dream exit.February 07, 2022 Episode artwork Graciella van Vliet, CEO and co-founder of Closure, on growing a startup in death-tech.January 18, 2022 Episode artwork Nalden, founder of WeTransfer and Adelee, on surrounding yourself with the right people and keeping a beginner's mindset.November 30, 2021 Episode artwork Founder and CEO of Nearfield Instruments, Hamed Sadeghian, about scaling up in a highly capital intensive industry.November 16, 2021 Episode artwork Julian Jagtenberg, founder and CEO of Somnox, about sleep, sales and building a dream team.November 01, 2021 Episode artwork Jarell Habets, CEO of Shypple, on shaking up traditional industries and the 'quantified self'.July 13, 2021 Episode artwork EJ Lugt, founder of Nimbuzz and MD at YES!Delft, on dream exits, entrepreneurial ecosystems and sports.June 29, 2021 Episode artwork Magnet.me founder Vincent Karremans on combining entrepreneurship with politics.June 15, 2021 Episode artwork Han Kleppe, founder of Leadinfo, about beating the odds as a bootstrapped single founder.June 01, 2021 Episode artwork HousingAnywhere CEO Djordy Seelmann on acquisitions, dealing with investors, and fast decision-making.May 18, 2021 Episode artwork Cinzia Silvestri, CEO of BI/OND, about building a business in the pioneering field of Organ-on-chips.May 04, 2021 Episode artwork LeQuest CEO Hicham Shatou on building a global scale-up and being a family man at the same time.April 20, 2021 Episode artwork CEO Jeroen van Velzen on finding a strategic buyer for Roadmap.April 06, 2021 Episode artwork Equalture CEO Charlotte Melkert about raising your first round of capital, becoming an entrepreneur at a young age and more.March 22, 2021 Episode artwork