Think Like A Founder

026: Hiroki Takeuchi - Co-Founder and CEO of GoCardless

March 31, 2021 Hiroki Takeuchi, Co-Founder and CEO of GoCardless Season 3 Episode 5
Think Like A Founder
026: Hiroki Takeuchi - Co-Founder and CEO of GoCardless
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Think Like A Founder
026: Hiroki Takeuchi - Co-Founder and CEO of GoCardless
Mar 31, 2021 Season 3 Episode 5
Hiroki Takeuchi, Co-Founder and CEO of GoCardless

On this episode of Think Like A Founder, SNP Co-Founder & CEO, Maureen Taylor, speaks with Hiroki Takeuchi, Co-Founder and CEO of GoCardless. They talk about catching the startup bug, not outsourcing your core value, and the excitement of the unknown. 

From small businesses to enterprises, GoCardless makes it easy to collect payments from customers worldwide. By simplifying the transaction process, they help reduce operational costs and improve cash flow to help businesses grow. Before founding GoCardless in 2011 with Matt Robinson and Tom Blomfield, Hiroki worked as a business analyst at McKinsey & Company. GoCardless is now valued at nearly one billion dollars. 

Think Like A Founder is produced by SNP Communications in San Francisco, California. Learn more about the Think Like a Founder podcast and curriculum by visiting us at www.snpnet.com/tlaf or connect with Maureen Taylor on LinkedIn to continue the conversation there. 

Series Producer: Roisin Hunt

Sound Design: Marc Ream 

Content and Scripting: Mike Sullivan and Jaselin Drown

Production Coordinator: Natasha Thomas

Thanks also to Selena Persiani-Shell, Jordan Bailey, Matt Johnson, Eli Shell, John Hughes, and Renn Vara.



Show Notes

On this episode of Think Like A Founder, SNP Co-Founder & CEO, Maureen Taylor, speaks with Hiroki Takeuchi, Co-Founder and CEO of GoCardless. They talk about catching the startup bug, not outsourcing your core value, and the excitement of the unknown. 

From small businesses to enterprises, GoCardless makes it easy to collect payments from customers worldwide. By simplifying the transaction process, they help reduce operational costs and improve cash flow to help businesses grow. Before founding GoCardless in 2011 with Matt Robinson and Tom Blomfield, Hiroki worked as a business analyst at McKinsey & Company. GoCardless is now valued at nearly one billion dollars. 

Think Like A Founder is produced by SNP Communications in San Francisco, California. Learn more about the Think Like a Founder podcast and curriculum by visiting us at www.snpnet.com/tlaf or connect with Maureen Taylor on LinkedIn to continue the conversation there. 

Series Producer: Roisin Hunt

Sound Design: Marc Ream 

Content and Scripting: Mike Sullivan and Jaselin Drown

Production Coordinator: Natasha Thomas

Thanks also to Selena Persiani-Shell, Jordan Bailey, Matt Johnson, Eli Shell, John Hughes, and Renn Vara.