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#204: LeadershipChat: ElectraMeccanica Vehicles CEO Kevin Pavlov

On today’s show we welcome special guest, ElectraMeccanica Vehicles CEO Kevin Pavlov. ElectraMeccanica is a Canadian designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles. The company’s flagship vehicle is the single-seat electric vehicle called the SOLO.

 

On the podcast, Kevin discusses:

-The story behind the unique, three-wheel design of the SOLO

-How they plan to scale the electric vehicle company

-Why they use an asset-light contract manufacturing model

-The competitive environment and how ElectraMeccanica vehicles stand out

-And more

#203: Leadership Chat: Terran Orbital CEO Marc Bell

On today’s podcast we welcome special guest, Terran Orbital CEO and Chairman Marc Bell. Terran Orbital is a pioneer in the development, innovation and operation of small satellites and earth observation solutions.

 

On the show, Marc discusses:

-How he built numerous successful businesses in different industries including real estate, entertainment and space

-The opportunity that he sees small satellites

-How running a vertically integrated business gives them a competitive advantage

-Keys to thriving as an entrepreneur and business leader

-And more

 

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#202: Leadership Chat: SES President Rohit Makharia

February 28, 2022 - On today’s podcast we welcome special guest, SES President Rohit Makharia. SES is a leader in the development and manufacturing of high-performance Lithium-Metal rechargeable batteries for electric vehicles.

 

On the show, Rohit discusses:

-Some of the innovations and breakthroughs in battery tech that he has worked on over his career

-Why investors and consumers should care about lithium metal batteries

-SES’s revenue ramp and future path to profitability

-His thoughts on the SPAC merger process

-And more

 

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#201: Leadership Chat: Rezolve CEO Dan Wagner

On today’s show we welcome special guest Dan Wagner, Rezolve’s Founder, CEO and Chairman. Rezolve is a leader in mobile commerce and engagement.

 

On the podcast, Dan discusses:

-Key lessons learned from 35 years of entrepreneurship and 7 successful startups

-The opportunity within mobile eCommerce

-His game plan in taking Rezolve public

-The most important aspect of the Rezolve story that investors should know

-And more

 

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#200: State of the Markets 5 - The Bursting of the Growth Stock Bubble. What’s Next?

On the 200th episode of the Absolute Return Podcast, Mike and Julian chat about:

CPI hits 7.5%, a 40-year high. How Bad Will it Get?

Growth Stocks Taken to the Woodshed. Is Peloton heading to zero?

Weirdo Couple Arrested Trying to Launder $4.5 Billion of Bitcoins from 2016 Bitfinex Hack. Any Implications?

APE DAO Liquidation?

 

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#199: Leadership Chat: BM Technologies CEO Luvleen Sidhu

On today’s podcast we welcome special guest, BM Technologies Chair, CEO and Founder Luvleen Sidhu. BM Technologies is a leader in mobile banking technology that provides digital banking platforms with checking and savings accounts, and more.

 

On the show, Luvleen discusses:

  • The opportunity for entrepreneurs in fintech
  • How management consulting experience and an MBA from Wharton assisted her in becoming an entrepreneur
  • Founding a fintech company at 28 and taking it public
  • Key opportunities in the crypto space
  • And more

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#198: Leadership Chat: GreenBox POS Co-Founder Ben Errez

On today’s podcast we welcome special guest Ben Errez, GreenBox POS Co-Founder and Chairman. GreenBox POS is a fintech company offering blockchain ledger and smart contract token technologies to create seamless payment processing solutions.

 

On the show, Ben discusses:

-The macro case for the global digital payment market

-His thoughts on crypto, digital currencies and stablecoins

-Details about the company’s stablecoin offering

-A rebuke to a recent short seller report on the company

-And more

 

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#197: Shimon Elkabetz, Co-Founder and CEO of Tomorrow.io

January 31, 2022 - On today’s podcast we welcome special guest, Tomorrow.io Co-Founder and CEO, Shimon Elkabetz. Tomorrow.io is a developer of a leading platform for global weather and climate security.

 

On the show, Shimon discusses:

-Transitioning from the Israeli military to entrepreneurship

-What inspired him to start the business

-How the platform uses machine learning to translate hyperlocal forecasts into actionable insights

-Mitigating climate and addressing ESG a major focus

-And more

 

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#196:Leadership Chat: Selina CEO Rafael Museri and BOA Acquisition’s Ben Friedman

January 24, 2022 - On today’s show we welcome special guests Rafael Museri, Co-Founder and CEO of Selina, and Ben Friedman, Co-Founder and CFO of BOA Acquisition. Selina is a fast-growing hospitality and experiential brand targeting Millennial and Gen Z travelers. It recently announced a merger with BOA Acquisition at a $942 million enterprise value.

On the show, Rafael and Ben discuss:

  • Selina’s value proposition and how it differs from other hospitality brands
  • How Selina’s operating model is “asset light”
  • What BOA Acquisition found attractive about Selina’s business model
  • Rafael and Ben’s favourite Selina vacation spot
  • And more

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#195: State of the Markets 4: 2022 Outlook and AMA

January 20, 2022 - On today’s podcast we have a special episode of “State of the Markets” in which Julian discusses his 2022 market outlook and answers questions from investors in a live event.

 

On the show, Julian discusses his outlook on inflation, interest rates, bonds, equities (domestic and international), meme stonks, M&A, private equity, SPACs, crypto, NFTs, key risks that investors should be thinking about, and more!

 

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