Owen O Driscoll - Plandail
Back in 2023 with our focus on Web3 & Blockchain. First up, Owen O Driscoll, Founder of Impact Investing platform - Plandail. Paul & Owen get into all things Plandail, the world of Web3 and how to break into it and advice for someone thinking of going out on their own.
- 0:38 Seconds - Intro
- 1:35 – Owen & Plandail – the back story and blockchain
- 8:10 – The Maltese Accelerator
- 9:00 – The fundamentals of a business are sector and technology agnostic
- 10:00 – a good idea is not necessarily a commercial idea and raising money through VC
- 11:30 – What exactly Plandail do
- 14:20 – Why blockchain technology was important for Plandail
- 17:10 – Web3 – where is it going in Ireland and globally in 2023 and beyond
- 22:20 – Advice for budding entrepreneurs – talk to people and validate
- 25:50 – Stepping away from a ‘steady’ pay check
- 30 – Is redundancy the right time to start your own business?
- 28:50 – Getting into the blockchain / Web3 world
- 30:15 – Web3 & Blockchain community in Ireland