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Business / Environment

Land lovers

Issue 75

Whether it’s Michelin-starred vegetables from Japan or seaweed-based skincare in the UK, rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty opens up a world of business opportunities with which city life just can’t com…

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Business / Small Business

What time do you close?

Thursday 19 June

Based on Phil Han’s experience in Madrid, the answer to that question is “Too early”. With an economy on its knees, he encourages the locals to be a little less horizontal of a Monday afternoon.

It was absolutely blissful: I had the pleasure of travelling to Madrid earlier this month for a quick city break beyond the confines of London. I wasn't sure what to expect. I had been to Barcelona, Mallorca and Ibiza many…

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Business

The Entrepreneurs, 140

Wednesday 18 June

Ain Bicycles in Cairo peddles its wares while we also talk robotics with Boris Sofman of Anki, head to Beirut for a property survey, see how The Food Assembly is transforming the modern farmers’ market and test out Hotel…

Global

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Business

The Entrepreneurs, 139

Wednesday 11 June

A report from the C2MTL conference in Montréal, Ben Holmes of Index Ventures discusses its new early-stage start-up fund, we chat with Avin Rabheru of Housekeep.com, head to Nairobi to meet Elizabeth Rossiello of BitPesa…

Global

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Business / Transport

Time to move forward

Friday 6 June

US transportation secretary Anthony Foxx has been making tough decisions recently. Monocle’s Tristan McAllister hopes his firm hand will continue to push transport in the right direction.

It has no doubt been a hard month for US secretary of transportation Anthony Foxx. After months of revelations about General Motors and faults with its vehicles he saw no choice but to slap a hefty $35m (€25.6m) fine on the…

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Business

The Entrepreneurs, 138

Wednesday 4 June

We take the pulse of Palma de Mallorca before the busy summer season, talk health tech with Peter Hames of Sleepio, meet Tristan Pollock of Storefront, review two London-based festivals for business creativity, Makegood and…

Global

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Business / Entrepreneurialism

100 years of entrepreneurship

Friday 30 May

What makes a successful entrepreneur? Can it be taught? Daniel Giacopelli on entrepreneurial mythology and why you can’t turn a course fee into innovation.

If entrepreneurship were a literary genre, what would it be? Supersonic tech titans such as Elon Musk and Larry Ellison would surely suggest sci-fi. For the wounded Winklevoss twins: true crime. Yet, I’m betting a majority…

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Business

The Entrepreneurs, 137

Wednesday 28 May

A visit to a bustling tech village in downtown Cairo, we enrol at Design Residency in Sydney, serial entrepreneur Doug Richard previews the upcoming Makegood festival, we meet the founder of Miso Tasty, take a crash course…

Global

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Business / Transport

Engine boom

Issue 74

Turkey’s automotive production centre is the country’s engineering triumph but it has yet to lay claim to a fully homegrown product. Monocle traces the city’s rich history and the increasing hopes for a Bursa brand.

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Business

The Entrepreneurs, 136

Wednesday 21 May

We head to a women’s tech hub in Dakar, chat with the CEO of luggage company Tumi, visit a troupe of Spanish retirees breathing life into a historic railway line, profile Gaolhouse Denim, meet the CEO of Tradeshift, and…

Global

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