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We meet the president of Detroit-based heritage brand Shinola, visit two European food startups - Frutomania in Kosovo and Foodscovery in Italy - and the Winkreative team discusses Chinese luxury brand Shang Xia.

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180 25 Mar 2015
00:28:43

Edition 180: 

We meet the president of Detroit-based heritage brand Shinola, visit two European food startups - Frutomania in Kosovo and Foodscovery in Italy - and the Winkreative team discusses Chinese luxury brand Shang Xia.

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179 18 Mar 2015
00:28:35

Edition 179: 

We profile a business success story in Havana and designer Yves Béhar discusses his involvement with Spring Accelerator, plus we meet Thierry Teyssier of La Pâtisserie Des Rêves and Hedvig Alexander of Far & Wide Collective.

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178 11 Mar 2015
00:28:39

Edition 178: 

Entrepreneur and author Alex Stephany shares the secrets of the ‘sharing economy’, we meet Ian Schneller of Chicago-based audio company Specimen Products and John Molloy of Paris-based Memo Fragrances, and David Michon laments the overuse of the word ‘iconic’.

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177 4 Mar 2015
00:30:00

Edition 177: 

We meet Coca-Cola’s vice president of innovation, the CEO of French audio brand Devialet, and the curator of Nesta’s FutureFest event. Plus, Monocle’s transport editor explores the future of taxi-hailing services.

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176 25 Feb 2015
00:51:35

Edition 176: 

Tech innovator Kevin Ashton discusses the creative process and we investigate the resurgence of practical skills courses such as ‘shop class’ in the US. Plus, a piano maker in Austria, a clean-water tech start-up in California, and an ocean-inspired apparel brand in Spain.

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175 18 Feb 2015
00:52:42

Edition 175: 

We meet the founders of Cobra beer, Mahabis slippers and dating-app Hinge, visit the workshop of Tunisian eyewear brand Vakay, talk innovation with Mark Payne of Fahrenheit 212, and get the top five things you need to know about gamification.

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174 11 Feb 2015
00:52:18

The Entrepreneurs, edition 174: 

We visit an innovative urban farm in Missouri, talk boutique hotels with James Lohan of Mr and Mrs Smith, meet Tony Conrad of About.me and Gautam Mishra of Inkl, get management tips from Martin Roth of London’s V and A museum, and profile the design studio Anythingby.

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173 4 Feb 2015
00:51:37

Wednesday 4 February: 

Linda Hill explains her book Collective Genius, we test angling app FishBrain, visit a Dutch “hugging clinic”, meet Tom Farrand of Good For Nothing, and the Winkreative team discuss eyewear brand Moscot.

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172 28 Jan 2015
01:00:00

The Entrepreneurs, Wednesday 28 January: 

We meet Mikkel Svane of Zendesk and advertising legend Peter Mead, discuss fashion innovation with Stefan Siegel, get a masterclass in mindfulness, check in to a luxury hotel in Tunisia, and talk Target’s Canadian problem with the Winkreative team.

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171 21 Jan 2015
01:00:00

Episode 171, Wednesday 21 January: 

We visit Finnish shoe-designer Minna Parikka, talk networking with The Supper Club, get a primer on the ski-holiday industry with Rory Byrne, Mike Arnot explains his brand Owen & Fred, and Mashael Al-Rushaid discusses Heist Gallery.

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170 14 Jan 2015
01:00:00

We explore the Made in Austria movement, Susan Liautaud gives us a tutorial in business-ethics 101, Abhishek Advani discusses his menswear brand, Julia Groves of Trillion Fund explains renewable energy crowdfunding, and the Winkreative team look at the branding of Tesla.

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169 7 Jan 2015
00:49:45

We drive to a forward-thinking service station in England, taste fresh milk from a vending machine in Greece, meet entrepreneurs Royce YC Hong and Brandon Hill, learn why glasshouses are the future, and explore hotel trends in with the Winkreative team.

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