The Spark #2 - 'When my parents saw my bank balance I had to explain I was selling software online, it wasn't anything illict!'

Stuart Sumner
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Christian Owens, founder and CEO of Paddle, discusses his journey from selling website-building services door-to-door and a young teen to launching one of Europe's fastest-growing scale ups

The Spark is a new podcast from Computing where we speak to the founders of some of the world's most exciting and fastest growing companies. Every startup is born from blood, sweat and tears, re...

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