Ep210 – Rainmaking Summit: Show Me How to Innovate

Episode 47 · February 8th, 2017 · 56 mins 45 secs

About this Episode

In this episode

Liz Lumley, Managing Director of Thought Leadership at Rainmaking, says a woman approached her at one of their events recently and said, “I’m here because I get told all the time: You need to work with startups, and then no one tells me how.” The Rainmaking Summit was designed to give people like her the tools they need to make innovation happen. Straight talk. No bullshit. We sit down with key participants in London to get the lowdown.

“We need to move from ROI to R&D,” says Nektarios Liolios, CEO & Co-Founder, Startupbootcamp FinTech. “R&D implies failure. It implies experimentation, and just keep trying, keep trying until it works, right? Having been in the financial industry for nearly 20 years now, we don’t have that. There is no concept of building product, or doing anything, with an R&D mentality. Whereas any other industry has that.”

Guests

  • Liz Lumley, Managing Director of Thought Leadership, Rainmaking @LizLum
  • Will Bentinck, Head of Careers, Makers Academy @isoworg
  • Nektarios Liolios, CEO & Co-Founder, Startupbootcamp FinTech @nekliolios
  • Jennifer Rosen, Founder & CEO of JnR Communications

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