Latest podcasts on Entrepreneurialism

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13 Jul 2022
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro, Meir Teper and Trevor Horwell: 

We meet the three founders and CEO of Nobu Hospitality at Nobu Hotel London Portman Square. The 250-key property is part of an operation that boasts 50 restaurants and 27 hotels, operating and in development, across five continents. They discuss what makes a great welcome, how talented people ensure a consistent brand and their collective passion to redefine standards in hospitality. Plus: Bob Sheard, co-founder of innovative agency Fresh Britain, stops by Monocle HQ to talk about the power of brands.

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6 Jul 2022
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Anya Hindmarch and Bill Amberg on Leather Truthfully: 

Renowned designers and leather-makers Anya Hindmarch and Bill Amberg discuss the new Leather Truthfully campaign, its mission to explode myths about the industry and its role in a sustainable economy. Plus: Akshat Jain of family firm 100Hands on his passion for crafting the world’s finest shirts at their state-of-the-art workshops in India.

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29 Jun 2022
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Suri: 

Gyve Safavi and Mark Rushmore are the founders of the innovative toothbrush brand that champions great design, accepts no compromise when it comes to performance and has established market-leading sustainability credentials. Plus: María Mendiluce of the We Mean Business Coalition.

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25 Nov 2022
10 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 315: The future of Brand Britain: 

Bob Sheard stops by to preview a fascinating discussion that will take place in London in January featuring Fresh Britain, Monocle and Central Saint Martins. Alongside other thought leaders and brand custodians, the panel will consider the future of Britain’s national brand and the slipstream that it creates for the best British businesses. What are the faultlines affecting Britain’s sense of itself and place in the world?

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18 Nov 2022
9 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 314: Mintus: 

Tamer Ozmen is the founder and CEO of the online art investment platform, which offers astute collectors the opportunity to own a share in exceptional works. Ozmen explains how the modern and contemporary art market has performed almost three times better than the S&P 500 since 1986 and discusses the investment potential of pieces like Andy Warhol’s immense "White Disaster" screenprint, which sold for more than $85m at Sotheby’s in New York this week.

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11 Nov 2022
11 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 313: Metropolitan Touring: 

In the week of COP27 we are training our spotlight on sustainability and climate awareness. We’re considering why responsible travellers and engaged citizens can justify heading to places that are right on the front line of the climate battle. We speak to Dominic Hamilton, director of communications at Metropolitan Touring, the carbon-neutral holding group of several properties in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. Dom tells us about his journey and explains how Metropolitan has established itself as Ecuador’s leading pioneer of sustainable tourism.

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4 Nov 2022
9 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 312: Another Aspect: 

Daniel Brøndt, Anders Poulsen and Nicolaj Thomsen are the co-owners of this stylish Copenhagen menswear brand. Another Aspect’s pieces are influenced by classic tailoring but delivered with a relaxed, minimalist aesthetic. The trio called in at Midori House to talk about the start of their brand’s journey. They explain why enduring quality matters more than big logos and discuss their belief in the power of bricks-and-mortar retail to build great brands.

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28 Oct 2022
7 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 311: Hamilton & Hare: 

Founder Olivia Francis shares the origin story of the independent British menswear brand based around the corner from Monocle’s London HQ. Frustrated at a lack of great quality, wearable men’s basics, Francis decided to do something about it, despite lacking a fashion background. Eight years on, Hamilton & Hare boasts exciting collaborations with other British brands, sustainable manufacture in small-scale, specialist facilities in Portugal and an ever-growing offer of premium wardrobe staples.

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21 Oct 2022
11 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 310: Dr Ewan Kirk: 

The technology entrepreneur is perhaps best known for founding science-driven investment management firm Cantab Capital Partners. Kirk was previously a partner and head of the quantitative strategies group at Goldman Sachs, where he led a 120-strong European team of mathematicians, scientists and statisticians. He tells us why he advocates for commercialising and leveraging technology and science research in business, philanthropy and academia.

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14 Oct 2022
10 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 309: Rezon: 

Judith McMinn is the founder of Rezon, developer of the Halo protective headband that is designed to reduce rotational forces transmitted to the brain by impacts in sport. It’s this rotation inside the skull that results in the kind of harmful inflammation that can damage the brain. So how did a former director of operations for the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change come to fill this gap in the market?

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7 Oct 2022
8 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 308: Jack Wolfskin: 

Richard Collier joined the leading provider of premium German-engineered outdoor apparel, footwear and equipment as CEO in 2020, with the small matter of a global pandemic to navigate. Alongside that, he had a more personal challenge to meet: to take the brand back to its roots. Jack Wolfskin was founded by a group of friends around a remote Canadian campfire in 1981 and, as Richard explains, that’s the origin story and the ‘eureka moment’ that he wanted to put back at the heart of the brand experience.

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10 Aug 2022

The Entrepreneurs - Coming soon: 

The Entrepreneurs returns on 5 October with a great new season in which you'll hear about the most inspiring people, companies and ideas in global business. Keep an eye and an ear on monocle.com for all the latest and for information about the print edition of The Entrepreneurs annual created by the team behind Monocle magazine. Thanks for listening!

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5 Aug 2022
5 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 306: Lolie: 

Héloïse Mercier is the founder and CEO of Lolie, a marketplace featuring the finest brands and products for children. Alongside Lolie’s CCO, Katie Kendrick, she has brought her passions for fashion, design and technology into the business. So why did Mercier, a computer science graduate and a Farfetch alumnus, turn to the children’s market?

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29 Jul 2022
9 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 305: Sowvital: 

Jack Lewis is the founder of a flourishing, forward-thinking brand delivering high-quality care for your houseplants. Sowvital’s three-step system offers plants (and their owners) healthy routines and rituals: think of a pioneering skincare regime but for your elephant ears instead of your epidermis. Lewis, who left a promising career in law to follow his twin passions of entrepreneurship and plants, explains how the brand has grown and where he plans to branch out next.

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22 Jul 2022
10 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 304: MyMonty: 

Innovative financial-services company Monty Finance was founded in Lebanon and is headquartered in London. It now has a direct bank – MyMonty – that’s on a mission to “bank the unbanked”, offering solutions for those underserved by traditional institutions. While its successful emergence from the Middle East certainly gives it an interesting perspective, does it also confer a strategic advantage? MyMonty’s CEO, Bruno Martorano, explains.

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15 Jul 2022
6 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 303: Paddy Cosgrave: 

Back in 2009 in Dublin, the CEO of Web Summit co-founded what is now one of the world’s largest technology conferences. Its sister event, Toronto’s Collision Conference, is the fastest-growing technology summit in North America and it returned last month, in person for the first time since 2019. Cosgrave looks ahead to Web Summit’s newest addition: a Latin American technology summit to be hosted in Rio de Janeiro in May 2023.

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8 Jul 2022
10 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 302: Loveday & Co: 

Chairman Laurence Geller explains how his experiences in real-estate investment, luxury hospitality and philanthropic giving helped prepare him to tackle the most important challenge of his life: reimagining and transforming care for those suffering from dementia.

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1 Jul 2022
5 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 301: Flow Hive: 

Meet Stuart and Cedar Anderson, the father-son duo who are the co-founders of Flow Hive, a revolutionary product that has reshaped the honey-extraction process and offers critical support to bees.

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