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13 Mar 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Hims: 

Andrew Dudum is the founder of Hims, a direct-to-consumer brand with sharp and witty marketing changing the conversation about men’s health and wellness. It offers products for hair loss, sexual wellness and skincare.

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6 Mar 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Uncommon Creative Studio and Halo: 

Nils Leonard is co-founder of Uncommon Creative Studio and ethical-coffee brand Halo, which sells specialty grade coffee in compostable capsules. Previously, Nils was chief creative officer at Grey London.

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27 Feb 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Hostmaker: 

Hostmaker was launched by husband and wife Nakul Sharma and Deepti Patankar, who left their jobs to launch the platform from their kitchen table in 2014. The end-to-end management company is reinventing home-sharing, and working with top hotels to do so. Whether its creating smart-pricing algorithms or providing a five-star hotel service, the platform takes care of everything for owners and travellers alike.

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13 Feb 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Instrmnt: 

Pete Sunderland and Ross Baynham are co-founders of Glasgow design studio Instrmnt. The studio launched in 2014 with the release of the industrial-inspired Instrmnt 01, a crowdfunded steel watch.

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10 Feb 2019
15 min

The Bulletin with UBS - The new challenges to economic data: 

We discuss the increasing unreliability of economic data and consider the potential for it to unseat GDP as the go-to tool for measuring countries’ economic growth. We’ll explore some of the themes – from shifting employment patterns to shorter-term media cycles – that are posing a challenge to those who require reliable economic data.

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6 Feb 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Ennismore: 

Sharan Pasricha knows every detail counts in the world of hospitality. And it’s why the founder and CEO of Ennismore pushes his team to constantly think outside the box in designing inspiring and creative social hubs. The hospitality firm owns The Hoxton hotel chain, a host of restaurants and bars, and has also breathed new life into historic Gleneagles in Scotland. All of Ennismore’s properties are unique – inspired by the neighbourhoods where they exist.

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30 Jan 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Plumen: 

Nicolas Roope and Michael-George Hemus are the co-founders of London-based designer lighting company Plumen. While coming from very different backgrounds, the two shared a vision for what a design-first brand could become and set out to solve the problem of how to get consumers to switch to energy-efficient light bulbs. Learning the industry in a meticulous long game and with beautiful design at the core of the brand, they created the world’s first designer efficient light bulb: the Plumen 001.

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23 Jan 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Mrs Wordsmith: 

Sofia Fenichell is founder and CEO of Mrs Wordsmith, an illustrated children’s book series focusing on words that, according to data scientists, will help children succeed academically. ‘The Storyteller’s Illustrated Dictionary’ is an Amazon bestseller and the company recently raised $11m (€9.7m) from investors to expand into the US and China, with plans to create a digital component and cover different languages.

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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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13 Mar 2019
4 min

The Foreign Desk - Explainer 156: What is a recession?: 

With Turkey’s economy officially in recession, Andrew Mueller asks what the phrase actually means, which other countries are experiencing one and whether the global economy should be worried.

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22 Feb 2019
11 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 136: Merchant Sons: 

The realisation that most homeware was geared towards women led to the founding of Merchant Sons, a Toronto-based brand with global ambitions focused on improving the homes of men. CEO Cathy Ly describes how the well-crafted homeware is inspired by classic menswear.

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15 Feb 2019
9 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 135: Beaumont Nathan: 

Beaumont Nathan is an independent art-advisory firm that’s breathing new life into the global market by using experience and data to make sales more transparent. The firm was founded in 2013 by Hugo Nathan and Wentworth Beaumont, who both previously worked for Christie’s and the Dickinson Roundell Gallery. Tom Mayou joined in 2015: he’s now the firm’s director of operations, tasked with bringing entrepreneurial thinking to a sometimes rigid industry.

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8 Feb 2019
14 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 134: Burdifilek: 

Diego Burdi and Paul Filek founded Toronto-based interior-design firm Burdifilek in 1993 – in the midst of a recession. They’ve since designed iconic interiors for many of North America’s top retailers and, while the industry has faced tectonic shifts with the rise of e-commerce, Burdifilek continues to champion the value of bricks-and-mortar shops.

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1 Feb 2019
10 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 133: Maapilim: 

Looking to the seafaring roots of his family – and the traditional ingredients used on the spice route connecting Asia, Africa and Europe for thousands of years – Jonathan Keren and his husband Doron Baduach launched a line of men’s grooming products in 2016, called Maapilim. Using a historical name for the Mediterranean, the brand has found success in focusing on quality products for men, without the macho marketing.

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25 Jan 2019
8 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 132: Airtasker: 

Airtasker is an online platform that helps users outsource everyday tasks. It was created by Tim Fung in 2012 and today there are more than 1.5 million people in Australia and the UK using it, with more than €13m worth of jobs available through the platform each month.

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18 Jan 2019
11 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 131: Dark Horses: 

Simon Dent launched Dark Horses with London ad agency Lucky Generals two years ago. The aim was to build a network of entrepreneurial companies to meet the ever-demanding needs of top clients in the world of sport.

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11 Jan 2019
11 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 130: Frank Green: 

When a corporate career in business strategy led Benjamin Young into Australia’s waste-management sector, he quickly learned that disposable cups were a huge problem for landfill sites and oceans. Young spent four years product testing a reusable cup then launched Frank Green, which makes stylish reusable cups and bottles.

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