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Founder Wisdom is the creation of Dan Kieran and Andrew Wainstein.   Two entrepreneurs who have been through the business lifecycle and have the scars and knowing smiles to prove it. 


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Dan Kieran ('a true disruptor' - Richard Branson) is the co-founder of the multi-award winning publisher and was its CEO for the first eleven years, taking it from an idea on a piece of paper through funding rounds (seed, angels, crowdfunding, VC) to profitability while navigating Brexit and the pandemic. Author and editor of 14 books himself including Do Start: How to create and run a business (without it running you) and the Sunday Times Bestseller Crap Towns, he stepped down as CEO of unbound in 2022 but remains on the board as NED and now teaches publishing entrepreneurship at UCL.

Listen to Dan on his Founder Journey:

​​Andrew Wainstein introduced fantasy football into Europe in 1991 and is the man responsible for its growth into the mainstream and its place in the fabric of football.  Leading Fantasy League for three decades, Andrew learnt as much about himself as he did about what it takes to a business.  He is now coaching founders to help them connect with what is uniquely theirs and what matters most, for their businesses and for themselves.  He is also developing Campfire which is about bringing groups together for conversations that get to what’s important in life and work.

Listen to Andrew on his Founder Journey:

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