40 minute mentor

Your pocket-sized career mentor.

40 Minute Mentor is one of the leading UK careers podcasts, on a mission to inspire the next generation of category-defining Founders, through powerful career stories and inspirational mentorship.

From purpose-led Founders to Olympic champions; you’ll learn first-hand from today’s successful leaders on what it takes to be brilliant, all in just 
40 minutes.

Listen to the latest episode here:

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Harnessing the power of storytelling in VC with Day One Ventures

This week’s 40 Minute Mentor is Masha Bucher, Founder & General Partner at Day One Ventures, the VC harnessing storytelling for Founders.
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we’ve featured leaders, including:

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill

Olympic gold medallist & Founder of Jennis

Alice Bentinck

Co-Founder of Entrepreneur First

Mo Gawdat

ex Chief Business Officer at Google X & Founder of One Billion Happy

Helen Tupper

CEO of Amazing If & Co-Host of the Squiggly Careers Podcast

Sir Clive Woodward

World Cup winning England Rugby Coach

Baroness Oona King

Former MP & VP of DE&I at Snap Inc

Sue Fennessy

Founder & ceo of weare8

Grace Beverley

Founder & CEO of TALA and SHREDDY

Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon

Founder & CEO of Stemettes

We also featured some of the leading, category-defining Founders of Unicorns and iconic brands, such as:


Who you’ll be working with:

James Mitra

Founder & managing director

Hannah Urbanek

Head of Marketing & podcast producer


If you’d like to join our podcast as a guest, or would like to explore partnership options with us, please get in touch with Hannah at ku.oc.cmbj@hannah