Thu, 28 December 2023
In this episode Harry speaks with Andries Smit. Andries is an experienced entrepreneur and investment professional, and has recently taken on the role of Vice President of New Ventures at inDrive. In his capacity, Smit leads the New Ventures unit, focusing on investing in companies that challenge injustice, show potential for global expansion, and are in the post-seed/pre-Series A stage.
Fri, 17 November 2023
In this episode Harry speaks with David Zipper. David Zipper is a Visiting Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School's Taubman Center, focusing on the intersection of urban policy and new mobility technologies. He has extensive experience in urban development, having worked in city hall, as a venture capitalist, and as a policy researcher. David is a Contributing Writer at Bloomberg CityLab and has held influential roles in Washington DC and New York City, promoting entrepreneurship and economic development.
Wed, 8 November 2023
In this episode Harry speaks with Juan Proaño. Juan Proaño is the CEO and co-founder of Autority.io. His diverse background from both the technology and automotive sectors helped him launch the Autority platform, which helps car owners in Latin America to manage their vehicle payments in one place.
Wed, 25 October 2023
In this episode Harry speaks with Mike Peregudov. Mike Peregudov is the co-founder and CEO of Whizz, a NYC-based e bike rental service for delivery drivers. He's also a General Partner at s16vc.com, investing in values driven founders. Mike previously co-founded and led Partiya Edi, acquired by Yandex in 2020. His extensive experience includes top-tier positions in various industries.
Wed, 18 October 2023
In this episode Harry speaks with Tomáš Turek. Tomáš Turek is the CEO of Daytrip. Daytrip is a travel platform connecting travelers with local drivers and guides in 7,800+ cities worldwide. With a background in computer science and a degree in environmental management, Tomáš is a driving force in redefining travel experiences
1:37 What is Daytrip?
2:59 What is the most popular Daytrip?
3:56 How does Daytrip work?
6:17 Who are the drivers that use Daytrip?
8:16 How do they ensure quality drivers?
9:41 What is the experience for a driver?
14:04 How is Daytrip's US operation going?
15:53 How has Daytrip done so far in California?
18.24 What are some good use cases for Daytrip?
19:20 How does Daytrip compare in Europe vs US?
21.56 What are the benefits of one city vs between cities for Daytrip?
24:44 Has Daytrip tried working with cities?
26:56 What are some potential partnership opportunities?
28.51 How can you learn more about Daytrip?
Tomáš' Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tomas-turek/?originalSubdomain=cz Daytrip Website: https://mydaytrip.com/
Tue, 10 October 2023
In this episode Harry speaks with Frank Reig. Frank Reig is Revel's Co-Founder & CEO. He launched the company in 2018 with COO Paul Suhey, initially offering electric mopeds in Brooklyn. Since 2021, Revel has focused on expanding its EV fast charging network and all-electric rideshare service. Frank, a Columbia University graduate with an MPA in Environmental Science and Policy, also previously worked as a chef in top NYC restaurants, like Gramercy Tavern.
Tue, 26 September 2023
In this episode Harry speaks with Justin Spratt. Justin is Vice President of Business & Corporate Development at Vay, the leading remote driving (teledriving) company. He joined from Uber, where he was Head of Global Strategic Partnerships and focused on deals with automotive OEMs, vehicle fleet operators, vehicle battery technology companies and electrification infrastructure providers. At Vay, he focuses on business and corporate development and works on relationships with strategic partners.
Tue, 19 September 2023
In this episode Harry speaks with Emil Michael. Emil is the CEO of DPCM Capital and former Chief Business Officer of Uber. He served as CEO Travis Kalanick's right-hand-man, helping the company raise nearly $15 billion from key investors worldwide. By 2018, Uber became the world's most valued private technology company and had raised the most money of any private start-up in history.
Emil Michael Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emilmichael/
Tue, 15 August 2023
In this episode Harry talks with Jose Fernández. Jose is currently the Founder and CEO of Bankuish, a technology platform dedicated to helping gig workers and freelancers reach the next tier of financial security. Formerly he was Co-founder & President of FiClub, Co-Founder & President of Atlas, Co-founder & Chief Economist of Access Network and Managing Partner of GCH Partners. He was also Head of International Cooperation & Co-Founder of Ciudadanos--the fourth political power in Spain. With Ciudadanos, Jos gave a voice to his nation's struggling families as the party's Speaker and candidate to the European Parliament and local elections.
2:07 What is Bankuish?
3:25 Benefits of Bankuish 4-21 About the Latin network
7:40 US vs Latin interest rates
10:40 Bankuish credit score criteria
15:30 Why gig workers should be well trusted
16:05 Bankuish in the US
18:10 Big markets in Latin America
20:58 Bankuish partnerships
23:17 Bankuish platform benefits
27:25 Ways to expand on Bankuish's connections
31:50 Where to learn more about Bankuish
32:49 Questions for Harry
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/josevf/?locale=en US
Tue, 8 August 2023
In this episode Harry talks with Justin Gordan. Justin is the founder of Just Go Grind, which helps people build companies through founder and investor interviews and connects founders with a 80+ member founder community. He is also the former Director of Marketing for VITALIZE Venture Capital. VITALIZE Venture Capital invests in seed-stage future of work companies out of our venture found and pre-seed companies out of our VITALIZE Angels community.
1:54 What is Just Go Grind
5:52 What don't people know about Travis Kalanick
7:35 Justin's thoughts on founder drive
13:36 Getting most info on founders from their early days
15:45 Biggest takeaway from Travis
20:32 Travis' relationship with drivers
22:50 Uber's lack of loyalty
25:19 Thoughts on Super Pumped
26:40 What would Justin change about Travis
28:06 Did Uber need Travis
31:41 Uber compared to other startups
33:45 Travis' reputation
36:55 Questions for Harry
40:30 Where to find Justin
Just Go Grind: https://www.justgogrind.com/
Fri, 4 August 2023
In this episode Harry shares his thoughts on the Acquired Podcast's interview with Dara Khosrowshahi. They discuss the number of drivers, driver pay, driver oversaturation, take rate, taxi partnerships in the future as well as Uber Eats vs Doordash.
4:04 Number of Drivers
6:02 Driver Pay
10:47 Macro: Driver Oversaturation
16:37 Take Rate
21:35 Taxi Partnerships in the Future
25:38 Uber Eats vs Doordash
Check out @AcquiredFM 's full interview with Dara Khosrowshahi here: https://youtu.be/HIzlvDHem0A
Tue, 25 July 2023
In this episode Harry speaks with Colin. Colin is a startup advisor with 10+ years in consumer tech, as well as an early employee at Outdoorsy. Harry and Colin discuss Outdoorsy, the AirBnB equivalent for RVs, as well as how Colin's learnings from Outdoorsy can be applied to other rideshare/marketplace businesses.
Fri, 30 June 2023
Join Harry Campbell as he sits down to talk with DoorDash's CEO, Tony Xu where they talk about the history of DoorDash and how the new updates that were just announced this week.
Fri, 28 April 2023
In this episode, I’m chatting with Chris Taylor, former Uber and Bird employee, now founder of Nomad Ventures. An early stage venture fund investing in pre-seed and seed market place businesses.
Chris is using his personal and team’s experience to invest in the future marketplaces of the world!
Intro to Chris Taylor
Nomad Ventures: https://www.nomadfund.vc/
Tue, 11 April 2023
Despite the naysayers, the economy continues to grow at a rapid pace, giving workers plenty of options. What are the tools that delivery and gig platforms need to offer workers to stay competitive, ensuring a good experience for the people that power delivery? Check out this panel from Curbivore.
Hantz Fevry - Founder & CEO, Stoovo
Piers Mainwaring - Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, Everee
David Pickerell - CEO, Para
Nav Chadha - VP, Spark Driver Platform, Walmart
Jackie Davalos - Technology Reporter, Bloomberg (Moderator)
Tue, 4 April 2023
Nick Adler is the Chief Operating Officer at Found where he's helping build a modern financial platform for one of the largest, most underserved segments of the U.S. economy - the self-employed worker. His career spans the restaurant and retail spaces. Perhaps most familiar to this audience, Nick previously served as Head of Market Operations for Caviar where he led a team of 100+ people, and was responsible for Caviar's local market strategy, restaurant sales, restaurant account management, courier fleet growth, and overall quality.
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Tue, 28 March 2023
Curbivore 2023 was a success! Take a listen to the replay of our opening panel. Hear from Uber Eats’ David Meers, and one of the company’s top partners, about how the company is pushing “eats” beyond just restaurant cuisine, and what it means for both sides of the platform. Followed by an Uber product announcement.
Tue, 14 February 2023
Cubivore is almost here! It will take place in Downtown LA Friday, March 3 · 8am - 9pm PST. Jonah Bliss joins Harry for an insiders look at Curbivore as we anxiously await its arrival.
Jonah Bliss spent his career scaling mobility startups like Turo and Evelo, followed by working in the content and events space. He combined those passions when he started Curbivore and eventually convinced Harry to join him.
Tue, 7 February 2023
Deloss Pickett, co-founder and CEO of Bib Technologies, is our guest today. "Our mission is to create new ways for businesses to connect with consumers through sustainable mobile platforms. Founded by Tesla, SpaceX, and Red Bull alums. Based in Los Angeles, our team is dedicated to positively impacting the environment and helping businesses thrive in the process."
Tue, 31 January 2023
Tiya Gordon is the co-founder of itselectric, which is curbside charging for the 40 million drivers who park on the street. itselectric partners with city property owners to unlock access to untapped electricity supply while they earn passive income.
Tue, 24 January 2023
Larry P. Smith is a consumer attorney, concentrating his practice in the areas of Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collections Practices violations as well as consumer fraud claims and lemon law. He is the Managing Partner at SmithMarco, P.C.
Tue, 3 January 2023
Kelly Ferguson is Chief of Staff at Automotus, a curb management company on a mission to create safer, more efficient, and more sustainable streets that work for everyone. Kelly draws upon 15+ years of experience in new product development, public/private partnerships, community engagement, and emerging technology deployments. Kelly has supported Automotus curbside analytics and Smart Loading Zones rollouts in LA, Pittsburgh, Omaha and more.