Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Hosted by Linqto's Chief Strategy Officer Karim Nurani, The Global Investor Podcast is explicitly designed for accredited investors. Each episode is an opportunity to stay informed, hear from like-minded individuals, and learn from successful business executives.  Join us as we take this educational and engaging journey to find some of the most passionate entrepreneurs and interesting pre-IPO companies from around the globe.

For more information about Linqto, any of the podcast guests, or to register for our upcoming global investor conference, go to

At Linqto we help accredited investors every day to identify, evaluate and invest in the world's leading Unicorns

Private Investing Made Simple

Aug 24, 2022


In this episode, Brian Swichkow, Co-Founder & Managing Partner at One Inc Cooperative, joined our host, Karim Nurani, to discuss community cultivation and stewardship.

At our next Linqto Learn, we'll dive into the evolution of digital wallets, what's driving the change, what we have today, and where the technology is going next.



Today's Guest: Brian Swichkow

Brian Swichkow is a fractional CMO to startups between Seed and Series B, known widely as a Reddit marketing expert. Brian has provided growth consulting and support to 200+ startups between Seed and Series B; educated 3,000+ marketers on how to growth hack with communities like Reddit and Product Hunt; created products and technologies like,, and; and built multiple self-sustaining communities. 

He played the role of full or fractional CMO to venture financed startups like Topia (metaverse platform, raised $5m Series Seed led by Reddit co-founder, Alexis Ohanian), CulturePulse (societal simulation platform, round in progress), Howitzer (Reddit marketing SaaS, raised $500k Series Seed), ZinBin (content discovery platform, raised $MM in Series Seed), and One Inc Cooperative (creator community, revenue funded). 

Our Host: Karim Nurani

Karim Nurani is an entrepreneur, investor, and chief strategy officer at Linqto, a leading platform providing liquidity in the private sector. The Global Investor Podcast host - Karim has 30 years of experience in new business development, focusing on strategy and business transformation.

As a visionary who can assess business models from the perspectives of both an executive and investor, Nurani is responsible for the formation and success of over a hundred startups ranging from mining to process manufacturing. As a partner at Keiretsu Connect and throughout his time with Bay Angels, Sandalwood Ventures, and other entities, he has guided investors and new venture leaders to launch and develop markets as diverse as IoT, GreenTech, etc CannaTech, AR and VR, and more. 

Find Karim on LinkedIn: 

Find Linqto at 

Join us at the next GIC at

This podcast and related links are for education and entertainment purposes only. Linqto does not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability, and accuracy of any links and information provided in correlation with this podcast. Any action taken by the listener or reader, which is based upon the information provided in the podcast or related links, is strictly at the individual's risk.