Somi Arian Podcast
The Somi Arian Podcast is your gateway to the dynamic terrain of business, technology, and human potential in an AI-driven society. We bring together thought leaders, innovators, and trailblazers from a wide spectrum of disciplines, including art, music, Web3, entrepreneurship, health span, and longevity, to unveil their profound insights and personal journeys. Our mission is to ignite inspiration, impart wisdom, and arm you with the tools to not only survive but thrive in a world marked by rapid transformation.
#143 - Janos Barberis: Balancing Mental Health in the Startup Hustle
In today's episode, I speak with Janos Barberis, Co-Founder of SuperCharger Ventures, the largest EdTech-only accelerator globally, and CEO of Founders Taboo, dedicated to strengthening the start-up ecosystem by empowering founders to support their mental health. Also, before his work in EdTech and founders' mental hea
#142 - Outlier Ventures - Is Web3 Ready for a Resurgence?
In today's episode, I speak with Rumi Morales, a Partner and Board Member at Outlier Ventures, the powerhouse behind the world's most active Web3 accelerator. Joining me as co-host is Sadie Raney, the CEO, and Co-Founder of Strix Leviathan and now also the co-founder and CEO of EveWealth a digital asset investing platf
#141 - Saeed Amidi - Saudi Arabia: The New Tech Hub
Today’s episode is a very special one. I sat down in person with Saeed Amidi, the Founder and CEO of Plug & Play. This is a global open innovation platform with a unique business model. I’ve been watching, learning, and taking inspiration from Plug and Play as I build the InPeak Network. Saeed and I spoke about my upco
#140 - Chai Ventures and the Roadmap for Inclusive Investment
In today's episode, I speak with Rajiv Kapoor, the visionary behind Chai Ventures, a female-focused venture firm. I'm thrilled to share this discussion with you as we dive into Rajiv's background, exploring pivotal moments in his journey and shedding light on his dedication to reshaping the landscape of venture capital
Today, I'm joined by Ihar Mahaniok from Geek Ventures, a New York-based powerhouse. In a landscape filled with exceptional VCs and Founders, Ihar caught my attention with his unique focus on immigrant entrepreneurs, particularly from Eastern Europe. Ihar and his team actively seek out talented individuals, aiding them
#138 - Ali Karimi - The Mental Pressure of Building a Startup
Today, I'm joined by Ali Karimi, the visionary mind behind Mayfair Technology Partners, a cutting-edge Venture Studio nestled in the heart of London. Our focus today delves into the intricate realm of mental health, a critical aspect often overshadowed in the dynamic landscape of startup culture. Embarking on the journ