2x World Cup rugby player building unified communication platform serving Premier League clubs, Tier-1 national sport teams and more
++ COO/CPO at Kiva building in stealth
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Geeks of the week
Startup Name: Butter
Geography: Denmark (but operating fully remote).
One-liner: Helping people collaborate globally in a more interactive, delightful manner.
Founder(s) Background: Group Director (Strategy and Development) at Lion & Lion (clients include AIA, Bayer, Carlsberg, Emborg, Kellogg’s, Red Bull and more).
Startup Name: Kairos
One-liner: Kairos optimizes the performance of professional athletes by providing them with a structured tool to engineer and own their bespoke medical, athletic, and skill requirements.
Founder(s) Background: Former Irish national rugby player (2x World Cup edition cap).
Founders building in stealth
Director of Product Management for VR and AI (New Initiatives) at Matterport (IPO-ed).
Research Scientist (Quantum Generative AI) at X, the moonshot factory.