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Entrepreneurship as a Personal Growth Path With George Dochev From LucidLink

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Our next guest is on a quest to redefine the way businesses collaborate and work with data in the cloud.

With more than 20 years of experience in building successful enterprise software products, George Dochev is the co-founder and CTO of US-Bulgarian scale-up LucidLink.

The company’s solution is used by the biggest names in the media, health, and finance industries, namely Adobe, Spotify, and WebMD.

At the end of 2023, LucidLink closed the largest round for the Bulgarian ecosystema 75M dollars Series C.

Is LucidLink on its way to becoming the next Bulgarian unicorn? Watch the episode to find out for yourself.

In this conversation with George Dochev, we unpack some of the big questions around scaling and growing a company to a multibillion dollars business:

  • Why Finding the right co-founder is crucial for your startup’s success?
  • What does it really mean to take care of your employees?
  • How your leadership style should evolve as your startup grows?
  • What is the winning argument to convince big brands to work with you?
  • How do you compete with tech giants on your path to market leadership?
  • Is exit the end game for entrepreneurs?
  • Can you build a multibillion-dollar business and stay sane?


*This episode of The Recursive Podcast is released in partnership with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. As part of their mandate to support small and medium-sized businesses, The EBRD’s SME Finance and Development Team provides knowledge, network, and skills to help emerging businesses innovate, thrive, and succeed.

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