Tech Deciphered

Tech Deciphered


Latest Episodes

#28 – Strategic investors – a Mistake or real Value-Add?
February 17, 2022

In this episode, we talk about Strategic Investors, detail what they are, their underlying realities and structures of operation, and present the case For and Against them. We also share Lessons Learn

#27 – Start-up and investment landscape in Europe – the good, the bad and … the reasons for optimism
January 05, 2022

We deep-dive into the nuanced - and somewhat less than stellar - history of Tech in Europe and how start-ups and investors are making up for lost time, leading to an ever maturing ecosystem, with sign

#26 – The Bubble we are in and its implications – Part 2
November 17, 2021

In our second and final episode on the Bubble, we share what is happening in Venture Capital, on the exit - IPO, M&A, etc - front, as well as share clear so-whats for entrepreneurs and VCs. For in-d

#25 – The Bubble we are in and its implications – Part 1
October 28, 2021

Is this a bubble? If so, what type of bubble? Where are we heading? We share our views on where the economy is going, the importance and effect of COVID, several key opinions on both sides of the spec

# 24 – #Exodus or #NoExodus – our most contentious episode, yet
July 30, 2021

Episode 24 ends our trilogy on Silicon Valley and our “no bs” contextualization: from its history, geography and its most common and core myths.  In this episode, we deep dive on our Silicon Valley lo

# 23 – The mythology (and reality) of Silicon Valley
July 06, 2021

In episode 23, we demystify 7 of the most common and core myths on Silicon Valley, from its laid-backness to “everyone is amazing”.  Check out episode 22, where we explain what Silicon Valley actually

# 22 – The (no BS) truth about Silicon Valley – Start of Season 2
June 10, 2021

In episode 22, we begin the second season of Tech Deciphered, by deep diving into what Silicon Valley is, what made us (and others) move here, its unabridged mythology and whether there is really an exodus (or not) going on.

#21 – Recap on 2020 and Outlook for 2021 – End of Season 1
April 01, 2021

In episode 21, we will end our first season of Tech Deciphered, by taking  a look back at 2020 - spoiler alert: defined by something starting with a C and ending with a 9 - as well as what we expect to happen in 2021.

#20 – Recruiting Primer – Part 3
February 04, 2021

In episode 20, the last of our trilogy on recruiting, we share advice to candidates, from ideas and processes on how to best be visible to recruiters, to how to get the job of your dreams. Also listen to our episodes 18 and 19,

#19 – Recruiting Primer – Part 2
January 04, 2021

In episode 19, we share detailed advice to recruiters, sharing views on job descriptions, finding talent, interview process, good and difficult interview questions, other hacks, as well as our own “pet peeves”.