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16 Jan 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - CDLP: 

Andreas Palm and Christian Larson are the co-founders of premium Swedish underwear brand CDLP, which is stocked by top hotels and retailers around the world. Larson is a filmmaker who has created music videos for artists such as Sigur Rós and Kylie Minogue; Palm is a former CEO for fashion designer Ann-Sofie Back.

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9 Jan 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Epic Foundation: 

French serial entrepreneur Alexandre Mars has always seen business as an opportunity to drive positive social change in the world. Mars is a celebrated philanthropist and founder and CEO of the global nonprofit Epic. The foundation invests in social innovation, and transforming the lives of underprivileged youth. Mars is also the founder of blisce/, a tech fund which invests in startups; some of the profits used to fund Epic’s mission.

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19 Dec 2018
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Mungo Design: 

In 1998, Stuart Holding restored two antique looms, which he used to create homeware textiles he then sold at his wife’s shop. Their children Tessa and Dax now help run Mungo Design and its three shops in South Africa.

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12 Dec 2018
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Jobbatical : 

Karoli Hindriks is co-founder and CEO of Jobbatical, an employment network helping companies to build stronger and more diverse workforces by hiring talent from abroad. Well-known in her native Estonia as an inventor, media personality and successful entrepreneur, Hindriks set her sights on working with businesses and governments to move skilled workers across borders.

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28 Nov 2018
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Vastari: 

While managing a Mayfair gallery, Bernadine Bröcker Wieder was looking for better ways to connect with collectors. With Francesca Polo, she founded a global platform that allows art to be securely sourced and loaned to exhibitions.

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21 Nov 2018
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Cookson Adventures: 

After leaving the world of finance, Henry Cookson became a record-setting polar explorer, and has since built a multi-million-dollar business, Cookson Adventures, specialising in bespoke journeys for clients. Many of the trips are considered “world-first” experiences, including the first commercial submersible dive in Antarctica.

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14 Nov 2018
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Suitsupply: 

Fokke de Jong founded menswear label Suitsupply from the boot of a car in the Netherlands in 2000 after a chance encounter threw him into the world of Italian textiles. We discover how the affordable tailoring firm has found the right marriage between online and bricks-and-mortar retail as it prepares to open its 100th shop.

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7 Nov 2018
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Amastan Paris: 

Amastan is reshaping the idea of a hotel stay in the City of Light. It is the vision of self-starter Zied Sanhaji who, armed with his family’s entrepreneurial spirit and his own know-how from a range of hospitality jobs, opened the doors a few years back. The boutique property encourages creativity and connection, with all the charm and top service you’d expect from a venue with just 24 rooms.

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31 Oct 2018
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Slack: 

Cal Henderson is CTO and co-founder of Slack, a communication and collaboration platform with more than eight million daily users in over 100 countries. With 1,200 employees across nine cities, Slack was valued earlier this year at more than $7bn after its latest round of funding.

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24 Oct 2018
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Flash Pack: 

Lee Thompson and Radha Vyas are the co-founders of Flash Pack, a company for adventurous solo travellers in their thirties and forties looking to meet like-minded people while seeing the world in style and comfort. Using just £8,000 of their own money, the pair – who are also husband and wife – have turned Flash Pack into a £10m business.

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17 Oct 2018
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Uncle: 

Cities are becoming more desirable places to live but renting a flat is still a stressful experience. Ryan Prince, co-founder of Uncle, has set out to change all that. His property-management service (which he co-founded with his father) has found success by regarding its tenants as customers. The company, owned by Canadian property developer Realstar, now has three properties in London and a building in central Manchester.

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10 Oct 2018
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Sylvain Labs: 

Sylvain Labs was launched in 2010 in the so-called ‘innovation consulting’ market – somewhere between a creative agency and business consultancy. At its heart is a focus on strategy, helping companies to develop and launch new products and solidify their brands, while communicating their purpose and ethos. With offices in Manhattan, Amsterdam and Richmond, Virginia, the Certified B Corporation has an extensive client list including GM, Google, Samsung, Nike, Airbnb and LVMH.

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3 Oct 2018
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - The Allbright: 

Debbie Wosskow is co-founder of The Allbright, a members’ club aimed at celebrating, connecting and empowering women at work. Previously she was the founder and CEO of home-exchange platform Love Home Swap; she also sits on London mayor Sadiq Khan’s Business Advisory Board.

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26 Sep 2018
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - LNDR: 

East London label LNDR makes sophisticated women’s clothing for the gym or high street. Launched by Sarah Donnelly, Donna Harris and Joanna Turner in 2015, the brand is stocked at Selfridges, Net-a-Porter and Le Bon Marché. Today, Harris and Turner are here to tell us about growing a brand known for quality products and customer care in a crowded market.

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12 Sep 2018
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Allbirds: 

Tim Brown was a professional footballer in his native New Zealand before deciding to create environmentally friendly footwear. He is the co-founder of Allbirds, a booming shoe brand with sustainability at its heart; earlier this year the company sold its one millionth pair.

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14 Dec 2018
10 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 128: Chalkdown Cider: 

After a successful career working in IT, Piotr Nahajski followed his passion into winemaking and, in 2013, launched Chalkdown Cider. Produced from apples grown in the Hampshire Downs, the sparkling cider is both uniquely English and a refreshing alternative to champagne and prosecco.

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2 Nov 2018
11 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 122: Fora: 

Serial entrepreneur Katrina Larkin is on a mission to create beautifully designed workplaces for collaboration and engagement. She’s the co-founder of Fora, a rapidly growing network of so-called premium “pro-working” spaces in London. Over the past two years Fora has opened four locations and has plans to open additional spaces in the 13 buildings the company owns across central London.

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28 Sep 2018
8 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 117: Over Under Coffee: 

Ed Barry knows the value of a good cup of coffee in building a community. After five years living between Dublin and New York, he was looking to mix his experience in both cities with the café culture in New Zealand, where his parents are from. This led to the launch of Over Under Coffee two years ago in the heart of Earl’s Court in London. Serving cocktails, brunch and regularly hosting live events and pop-ups have helped the brand establish a loyal following – and also enabled Barry to open a second location in Soho.

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