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9: Nick Goddard - Spinetic Energy - Mass Production Of Onshore Wind Energy

9: Nick Goddard - Spinetic Energy - Mass Production Of Onshore Wind Energy

Update: 2019-08-26
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Nick Goddard is the co-founder and commercial director of Spinetic Energy Ltd, a company devoted to developing an exciting clean tech solution through the use of the Wind Panel. Their automotive inspired approach allows mass production at a low cost, creating an effective small-scale wind energy solution.

Highlights:

  • The advantage of combining different personal skills when building a team

  • Repurposing past experiences into new projects

  • Creating mass production of components is driving cost down

  • The benefits of financial stability when deciding to work full time for a start-up business

  • Ensuring strong personal relationships with contacts you admire rather than making contacts purely to gain popularity

  • How start-up businesses can benefit from a hierarchical structure over total democracy

Useful links:
Spinetic Energy

Time Stamp:
[01:38 ] Who is Nick Goddard? An introduction to Spinetic
[03:15 ] Nick’s career journey leading up to Spinetic
[05:48 ] The importance of human relationships and combining personal skills
[09:35 ] Taking a fundamentally different approach to achieve success
[12:55 ] How age and experience can reduce the risk of a ‘leap of faith moment’
[14:45 ] How the opportunity of well-paid jobs affects the amount of entrepreneurial activity in the UK today
[15:30 ] Nick’s tips on how to go full time and create interest
[16:49 ] Using social media to raise your profile vs ensuring foundational engineering with substance
[19:27 ] How to approach the investment market and build trust with potential investors
[23:00 ] Building a team and the importance of personal connections
[26:33 ] Nick’s personal mission
[28:37 ] How will Spinetic impact the future and on what scale?
[31:34 ] Where does Nick see himself 10 years from now?


For more information go to Green Add Venture
This episode is hosted by Jake Woodhouse - connect with Jake on Linkedin or Twitter
This episode is produced by Woon Tan of Podcast Publishing
Designs are made by Joshua Barnes
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9: Nick Goddard - Spinetic Energy - Mass Production Of Onshore Wind Energy

9: Nick Goddard - Spinetic Energy - Mass Production Of Onshore Wind Energy

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