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27 Jan 2023
8 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 322: The future of Brand Britain: 

What does Brand Britain mean today and what’s next? This week an audience of students, brand leaders, investors and other stakeholders gathered to hear from a panel including writer Ekow Eshun, Belstaff CEO Fran Millar, Rapha founder Simon Mottram and the Academic Dean of CSM Rebecca Wright. Devised and hosted by agency Fresh Britain, the event explored what the UK’s brand means for businesses operating in its slipstream.

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20 Jan 2023
7 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 321: Branding Corner: Waterloo, London: 

The latest in our series serving up insights into the creation or reimagining of great brands. Fresh Britain’s co-founder, Bob Sheard, tells us about the agency’s role in the development of Waterloo, London.

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13 Jan 2023
7 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 320: Onto: 

Rob Jolly co-founded this flexible electric-car subscription service in 2017. Onto offers British drivers a truly comprehensive product with insurance, charging and maintenance included in the monthly price. The company now has more than 6,500 subscribers and last summer announced a successful Series C funding round to power expansion into Europe. Rob explains how he and Onto began their exciting, electric journey.

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6 Jan 2023
9 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 319: De Bonne Facture and Madame de la Maison: 

Two of the smartest young business owners in their sector, Déborah Neuberg, founder of menswear brand De Bonne Facture, and Ajiri Aki, founder of online boutique Madame de la Maison, join Monocle’s Europe editor at large, Ed Stocker, in Paris to discuss pitches, plans and passion projects.

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16 Dec 2022
9 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 318: Sound Particles: 

Nuno Fonseca, founder and CEO of Portuguese software start-up Sound Particles, explains how he and his colleagues have applied CGI-like principles commonly found in visual-effects for movies to audio design and why the major studios are loving the results.

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9 Dec 2022
9 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 317: Hylo Athletics: 

Former professional footballer Michael Doughty quit the game to establish a unique athletic brand that is as passionate about serving the planet as it is about producing natural, renewable running shoes. Launched in 2020, the high-performance, low-impact sportswear brand creates trainers made with natural and renewable materials such as sugarcane, corn fibre and algae. Doughty explains why he embarked on the journey and Hylo’s broader mission to be the world’s first fully fossil-free sportswear brand.

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2 Dec 2022
8 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 316: Chá Camélia: 

After a ‘eureka moment’ during a radio interview that Nina Gruntkowski was conducting with a Swiss tea-grower, the German decided to swap journalism for starting a tea plantation in her adopted home of Portugal.

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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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