How To Prepare For Crisis with Mike Reid

Honey, I Blew Up The Business

Dec 21 2022 • 45 mins

Mike Reid is founder of a top venture capital firm focused on European tech scale ups “that have a clear net positive impact on society”. But his financial business - Frog Capital - was launched in the financial crisis of 2008! Just how did he navigate this treacherous landscape? The answer included demoting himself. Listen in and find out why!In this episode, discover the tips Mike learnt working with Europe’s top tech startup CEO’s. Why no-one believes only good news. The importance of strategy. And ruthlessness. Understand how partnerships beat hierarchies and why you should invest in relationships to prepare for crisis. We’re now in the top 5% of global podcasts - heard in 44 countries!

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