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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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  • 40 Minute Mentor
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40 Minute Mentor

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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Sandra Schwarzer: Transitioning careers & putting people first at Index Ventures

This week’s 40 Minute Mentor is Sandra Schwarzer, VP C-Suite/Board & EU Talent/Community & Insights Team leader at Index Ventures. 
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40 Minute Mentor: Abhishek Lahoti
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Abhishek Lahoti: From Dropbox to Head of Platform at Highland Europe & how to navigate the US market as a Founder

This week’s 40 Minute Mentor is the brilliant Abhishek Lahoti, Head of Platform at Highland Europe, a growth stage VC.
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Hannah Leach: An unconventional route into VC & driving ESG across portfolios

This week’s 40 Minute Mentor is the brilliant Hannah Leach, Partner at Houghton Street Ventures and Co-Founder of VentureESG. 
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Eileen Burbidge MBE – From early Skype employee to becoming the Queen of British VC

Described as the ‘Queen of British VC’ by Fortune magazine, we are kicking off our new VC feature series with the brilliant Eileen Burbidge MBE.
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Career Spotlight: The Advisory Role – everything you need to know 

For our final episode in our career spotlight, we’re taking a deep dive into the increasingly popular advisory role.
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Career Spotlight: How to nail the interview stage to secure your next role

Following last week’s episode on building a stand-out CV, we’re focusing on nailing the interview stage in the process.
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Career Spotlight: Building a standout CV and personal brand on LinkedIn

New year, new job? In this career spotlight episode we're diving into advice on building your CV and personal brand on LinkedIn.
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Best of 2023 – A year of mentorship in review

Before we kick off a brand new feature series in the new year, we asked some of our biggest 40 Minute Mentor fans for their ...
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Replay: Sharmadean Reid MBE – Empowering Women in Business with The Stack World 

“The thing I love a lot about startups, it’s like a personal self-development course at a rapid rate.”
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Replay: Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill – From Multi-Gold Medallist to FemTech Founder 

"It’s been great to bring the things I’ve learned from sport into the business world.”
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Replay: Mo Gawdat – Turning heartbreak into purpose and cultivating happiness in your career 

“I was most unhappy at work when I was making the most money and the biggest amount of success.” 
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