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John Collison, Co-founder of Stripe

During our latest Seedcamp Academy session we were joined by Stripe co-founder John Collison.

He shared the story of how he grew the online payment provider with his brother, from securing the first few clients to managing the tens of thousands of clients using Stripe today.

John grew up in Ireland and founded his first startup, Shuppa, in 2007. After merging the company just a year later, John moved to Harvard to study Psychology. In 2010, John cofounded Stripe, receiving backing from Paypal cofounders, Peter Thiel, Elon Musk, and Max Levchin.

Taylor Wescoatt on Product and Product Roadmaps (3 of 3)

In this edition of the Seedcamp Podcast Series, Carlos Espinal continues his discussion with Taylor Wescoatt (Entrepreneur in Residence at Seedcamp) about the Behavioural Product Roadmap model.

Having previously discussed the Vision Roadmap, Taylor explains how to move from a Proposition to targeted Behaviours, and then finally into what you are building.

To learn more about the Behavioural Roadmap, click here: http://seedcamp.com/resources/the-behavioural-roadmap-for-startups/

Reshma & Carlos Take On: What is an Acceleration Fund?

In this episode the Seedcamp founders Reshma and Carlos discuss what an Acceleration Fund is and its differences to an accelerator. They cover the history of Seedcamp, how it evolved over time, and what the current programme looks like today.

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Taylor Wescoatt on Product and Product Roadmaps (2 of 3)

In this edition of the Seedcamp Podcast Series, Carlos Espinal continues his discussion with Taylor Wescoatt (Entrepreneur in Residence at Seedcamp) about the Behavioural Product Roadmap model.

In particular, they focus on Taylor's Vision Roadmap, which has been created to help startups action their vision in a smart and structured way using tried and tested techniques that Taylor developed throughout his 20 year career in Product and UX.

To learn more about the Vision Roadmap, click here: http://seedcamp.com/seedcamp-podcast-episode-34-taylor-wescoatt-on-the-vision-roadmap-for-startups-2-of-3/

Andy McLoughlin from founder to investor at SoftTech VC

We caught up with Andy to talk about his experience raising investment for Huddle, growing the business, his latest experience as an investor, and some of the lessons he'd tell his younger self.

After graduating with a degree in Economics, Andy switched careers to work at a telco company where, amongst other things, he implemented a document management system. This and his experience handling documents and collaboration at subsequent jobs, was the inspiration for Huddle - the world's leading Enterprise content collaboration platform. With some success under his belt, Andy recently joined SoftTech VC as Venture Partner.

Seedcamp is Europe's leading Acceleration Fund, providing capital and ongoing support to over 160 startups. To hear more valuable advice from experienced entrepreneurs and investors, head over to seedcamp.com for articles covering topics across product, sales, marketing, finance, and more.

Daniel King on the Startup Sales Process and Scaling

We had to sit down with Sales and Partnerships guru and Seedcamp mentor, Daniel King to ask him about how to start thinking about building out a Sales organization within a startup. Daniel is also an Non-Exec Director in Seedcamp Company Profitero.

Daniel is an executive leader with more than 15 years experience in Senior Management, with a focus on Digital and Online Media, Retail and eCommerce technology, Data, BI, Analytics, SaaS platforms and Market Research. Extensive knowledge in investing, advising, and scaling high-growth companies including international expansion. Hands-on experience in building, managing, developing and retaining teams. Daniel is on the board of many companies and has an amazing track record of companies he's helped scale. You can learn more about him and get in touch with him here:

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Taylor Wescoatt on Product and Product Roadmaps (1 of 3)

In this edition of the Seedcamp Podcast Series, Carlos Espinal talks with Taylor Wescoatt (Entrepreneur in Residence at Seedcamp) about his background in Product and UX, and how it led to him developing the Behavioural Product Roadmap model which is specifically optimised for startups.

They discuss Taylor's involvement with and key learnings from, CitySearch, Netscape, Seatwave, eBay, and Time Out

To learn more about seedcamp, visit our website at http://www.seedcamp.com

Ryan Holmes, founder and CEO of Hootsuite

Ryan founded Hootsuite in 2008. He has since been at the forefront of social business, leading the Hootsuite team while funding programs that empower the next generation of startups and entrepreneurs.

We had a chance to sit down with him and hear the story of how Hootsuite started and how he's managed its growth over the years.

Scott Harrison Founder and CEO of Charity Water on life, purpose, meaning, and being a founder

In 2004, Scott served as a photojournalist for Mercy Ships in Liberia, West Africa, where he learned the life-threatening effects of contaminated water. Upon moving back to his home in New York City in 2006, he founded charitywater. This is his story.

We talk about how the idea came about, some of the personal challenges he went through, what gave him strength through his founder journey, and even how managed to make ends meet as he was fundraising for his company.