The Brave

A podcast from Open Velocity

Hosted by our managing partner, Bethan Vincent

What is The Brave?

The Brave is a podcast about the people, companies, systems and ideas that are contributing to creating a better future.

We speak to experts and innovators about what it takes to build new products, create new markets and challenge the status quo. We’ve interviewed industry experts like Melissa Quinn, the Head of Cornwall Spaceport and start-up founders like Maury Shenk, Founder of LearnerShape.

Frankly, we started The Brave as an excuse to have interesting conversations with interesting people.

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Green Inspiration: How we can all make more sustainable choices #68

Sometimes it can be difficult to feel optimistic about the future of the planet in the face of the threat posed by climate change, but Alex...

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Building for the future: long-term sustainability in business #67

For two decades, Sarah Mukherjee was Environment Correspondent for the BBC across TV, radio and online, including presenting ‘Countryfile’ on BBC One and ‘Farming Today’ and...

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Breaking down barriers with AI sign language translation #66

In this episode our Managing Partner Bethan Vincent speaks to Sally Chalk, the founder and CEO of Signapse. Signapse is an organisation dedicated to breaking down...

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Revolutionising financial services for frontline workers #65

In this episode we speak to Peter Briffett the founder of Wagestream, a company dedicated to transforming the way frontline workers access financial services through employer-based...

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sustaining business growth for a greener tomorrow #64

In this episode, we sat down with Ankit, the Co-founder and CEO of Climajo, a cutting-edge procurement platform dedicated to conscious brands. Climajo empowers climate-aware businesses...

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Net Zero for All: Can We Make It Happen? #63

As we step into the week of the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28), we’re excited to share our latest episode featuring an insightful conversation...

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Megaprojects, AI and Project Management #62

In this episode, I chat to Greg Lawton, co-founder of Nodes and Links, and delve into the transformative role of technology, particularly AI, in streamlining the...

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The Future of Commercial Space Technology #61

In the first of two episodes featuring Phil Brunkard, an experienced Technology Leader with a passion for Digital Transformation and Innovation, we slip the surly bonds...

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Predicting the future of the internet #60

Something is changing. A great shift looms on the horizon, heralding the dawn of a new era for the internet as we know it. In this...

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