The Virgin Podcast - Nathan Elstub

“There are two points in your life when you can take risks. At the beginning of your career and a long way down the line when you’ve got enough security behind you.”

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So says my guest this week, former venture capitalist, Nathan Elstub, who is now CIO of innovation charity, Nesta.


Nesta’s mission is "to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life".

I travelled down to Goldsmith’s University to meet him. "The opportunities for people coming out of college to do things are so much better than they were 25 or 30 years ago. I’d encourage anybody that has a great idea for a business to dive in …"

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