Ep 49: Fundraising, Europe, Gender, Markets, and More – Anna Gudmundson CEO Sensate

PodcastEp 49: Fundraising, Europe, Gender, Markets, and More – Anna Gudmundson CEO Sensate

Ep 49: Fundraising, Europe, Gender, Markets, and More – Anna Gudmundson CEO Sensate

In this interview with Anna Gudmundson, CEO Sensate we cover:

  • Entrepreneurship born or made? 
  • When do you get involved with a startup? At the beginning? Seed? Pre-seed?
  • What are the critical factors for a startup? People. Market. Business Model. Business Case. Talking to Humans. 
  • What is Sensate? Infrasonic resonance consumer product aimed at stress response. 
  • How do you develop the market? What market channels?
  • How do you raise money? 
    • The Silicon Valley VC Myth.
    • Crowdfunding
    • United States vs Europe.
    • Female entrepreneurs
  • Words of wisdom
    • Anything is fixable
    • Find mentors
    • Life is about learning, growing and being out of your comfort zone

About the Guest:

Anna is a passionate business leader with 15+ years in exponential technologies. Previously a turn-around CEO, as well as VP Product and interim executive roles, she has helped companies optimize and deliver a product, brand, and business strategies. Anna is greatly interested in the intersection between technology and human evolution. Her recent focus on transformational technologies that have a massive positive impact in the world while having strong commercial viability was a key reason behind her joining Sensate. The company is using cutting-edge science, combining ancient wisdom and practices to solve the stress and anxiety crises, using innovative technology.






About the Host:

Philip Topham is The Savvy Founder. Philip has an inquisitive mind and a passion for ideas. He’s impatient to see tomorrow’s future today. He helps technical founders build the business they want. He helps established businesses tap into their start-up founder to conquer a changing world.  With more than 25 years across start-ups and corporate roles, Philip has been everything from janitor to the Founder and Chief Everything Officer.

Words of Wisdom

  • Ideas are worthless; revenues are priceless; surround yourself with smart people.
  • Life is a journey – mole hills or mountains? it’s your choice.

Talk to The Savvy Founder:


Connect with The Savvy Founder:

Linkedin – https://www.linkedin.com/company/thesavvyfounder

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/thesavvyfounder

Website – https://philiptopham.com

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