Podcast: Jasper Smith on entrepreneurship and the 'valley of death' funding conundrum.

Vala's founder Jasper Smith recently met with Brian Moretta from the EIS Navigator Podcast. You can listen using the link below or on-the-go via Apple and Spotify.


Jasper shares his story of how he went from being a welder to becoming a tech entrepreneur, and how his experiences have shaped Vala's approach to investing in start-ups and mentoring their founders.


Jasper and Brian also discuss the infamous funding 'valley of death' that many UK start-ups face, and how to mobilise more private capital to plug the funding gap.