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Monocle 24’s weekly tour of the most inspiring people, companies and ideas in global business, whether they are starting from scratch, reinvigorating the family firm or developing new technology.

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The team behind California-based wilderness perfumer Juniper Ridge share their passion for their products. We also investigate the business model and future of car-sharing service DriveNow. Plus: one year after profiling a family-run business in northern Greece that exports vine leaves, we revisit under a different economic climate.

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198 29 Jul 2015
00:30:00

Episode 198: 

The team behind California-based wilderness perfumer Juniper Ridge share their passion for their products. We also investigate the business model and future of car-sharing service DriveNow. Plus: one year after profiling a family-run business in northern Greece that exports vine leaves, we revisit under a different economic climate.

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197 22 Jul 2015
00:28:36

Episode 197: 

We explore the future of long-term crowdfunding via the San Francisco-based start-up Patreon, Edward Tse shares lessons from his new book ‘China’s Disruptors’, New Zealander Henry Wadworth-Watts reveals why he quit his day job to build jet boats and Nadia-Anne Ricketts talks to us about her textile label BeatWoven.

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196 15 Jul 2015
00:28:36

Episode 196: 

We explore the career of Robert Tateossian, who went from city banker to cufflink king. We also meet the entrepreneur behind Indian brand Nappa Dori, who hopes to harness his country’s textile traditions and take them to a new level. Plus, our man in Spain sails to the politically choppy waters of Barcelona’s Marina Port Vell.

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195 8 Jul 2015
00:28:40

Episode 195: 

We explore the growing start-up scene in Tehran, survey the young entrepreneurs of Gaza City and head to Finland to profile a unique campaign to improve the financial fortunes of Radio Helsinki.

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194 1 Jul 2015
00:30:00

Episode 194: 

A special episode on the future of hospitality featuring Greg Marsh of Onefinestay, Miguel McKelvey of WeWork and Robert Warman of Langham Hospitality Group.

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193 24 Jun 2015
00:30:00

Episode 193: 

A special episode on clothing entrepreneurs around the world. We meet the co-founder of YMC, a mainstay of the British fashion scene; chat with the Porto-based entrepreneur behind luxury loungewear label Walls of Benin; head to Brooklyn to visit Elliot Aronow, founder of boutique tie brand Jacques-Elliott; and meet the Torontonians behind the Egyptian cotton t-shirt brand KOTN.

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192 17 Jun 2015
00:28:37

Episode 192: 

We visit a boutique winery in the West Bank and head to Lebanon to learn about an engineer’s corporate social-responsibility project and a generations-old family of glass blowers. Plus: David Abrahamovitch explains why his London coffee empire Grind is crowdfunding to expand the business.

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191 10 Jun 2015
00:28:39

Episode 191: 

We meet the founder of flight tracking service FlightAware and visit an unusual anti-stress club in Buenos Aires. George Bamford discusses men’s grooming and custom watches and our man in Madrid discovers how to adopt a Spanish olive tree.

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190 3 Jun 2015
00:28:39

Episode 190: 

A special episode explores the future and meaning of ‘work’. We visit Dawson Denim’s workshop on England’s south coast, learn why Lebanese telecoms entrepreneur Mahdi Yahya has created a free working space for creative types in London and hear about professor Peter Fleming’s new book.

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189 27 May 2015
00:30:00

Edition 189: 

We meet Björn Jeffery, co-founder and CEO of Stockholm-based game development studio Toca Boca and discuss innovation in education with Finnish entrepreneur Saku Tuominen. Plus, the Winkreative team looks at KidZania, the role-playing theme parks for children.

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188 20 May 2015
00:28:36

Edition 188: 

Designer and entrepreneur Jon Kolko shares his new book ‘Well-Designed: How to Use Empathy to Create Products People Love’. Elsewhere in the show our man in Madrid heads to the annual Zinc Shower event to survey the Spanish start-up scene and the Winkreative team discusses the branding of Apple’s advertising campaigns.

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187 13 May 2015
00:28:40

Edition 187: 

A special episode on transformation: we profile a Vienna company turning empty street-level shops into loft apartments, an Argentinian brother-sister duo building a bag business out of old kitesurfing sails and a French former Apple employee making bespoke shoes in east London.

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