Latest podcasts on Entrepreneurialism

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27 Nov 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Farmacy: 

Camilla Fayed is the restaurateur behind plant-based Farmacy, which uses vegetables, fruit and herbs from her biodynamic farm in Kent. Launched in London in 2016, Farmacy now has an outpost in New York.

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20 Nov 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Vivobarefoot: 

Galahad Clark is the co-founder of Vivobarefoot, whose lightweight shoes promote natural movement and help feet grow stronger. Galahad launched the company in 2012 with his cousin Asher Clark, both of whom are relatives of the original founders of Clarks, the English heritage shoe brand.

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13 Nov 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Fully: 

David Kahl is the CEO and founder of Fully, a Portland-based office-furniture brand designing desks and chairs which, it says, encourage a more active and energetic workspace. Kahl started his professional life as an accountant. The job took him to Manhattan, where he lived through the horrors of September 11th, an experience that inspired him to focus on building positive work environments. He launched Fully in 2006, which is now a Certified B company working with top manufacturers in Europe.

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30 Oct 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Duolingo: 

Luis von Ahn is co-founder and CEO of Duolingo, the world’s most popular language-learning tool, teaching more than 35 languages to 300 million people globally. Presented like a game, the platform plays to our competitive nature: a passive-aggressive owl called Duo reminds users to practise daily. The company is also expanding into literacy: new app ‘Duolingo ABC’ is aimed at helping people who can’t read or write to learn their mother tongues.

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23 Oct 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Folk: 

Folk’s creative director Cathal McAteer founded the streetwear label in 2002 after moving to London from Glasgow. Known for their lush materials, wearable feel and smart details, Folk’s clothes have cult status worldwide. The brand recently launched a low-impact partnership with retail giant John Lewis called It’s All Good Folk.

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16 Oct 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Norma Kamali: 

This New York-based fashion designer, whose career spans five decades, has always been ahead of the curve, whether reusing parachute silk, designing the sleeping-bag puffer coat that made her name, becoming obsessed with personal health or championing gender-neutral clothing. She has designed pieces for Whitney Houston, Farrah Fawcett, Bianca Jagger, Beyoncé and Lady Gaga.

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9 Oct 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Beryl: 

Emily Brooke is the founder of Beryl, the cycling company behind a new bike-sharing scheme in London with sharp mint green bikes. Emily is also the inventor of the green laserlight integrated into hire bikes around the world. Emily launched the company, originally Blaze, in 2012 off a successful crowdfunding campaign and went on to raise more than £1M in the first few years, while being recognized with an MBE for services to transport and the economy.

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2 Oct 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Hövding: 

Fredrik Carling is the CEO of Hövding, a Malmö-based company that makes what it calls the world’s safest cycling helmet: an airbag that inflates from a collar around the neck. The idea of industrial-design students Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin, the product was seven years in the making. After a career at Levi’s, Carling joined to help the company grow.

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6 Dec 2019
9 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 177: Snow Peak : 

Lisa Yamai is the executive vice-president of Snow Peak, the Japanese outdoor apparel and gear firm, and granddaughter of the company’s founder. Yukio Yamai was an accomplished mountaineer who started the brand in 1958 to create climbing gear that met his standards. In 2014, Lisa joined to lead the design and development of the company’s first ever clothing line. We met her after the launch of Snow Peak’s new flagship store in central London.

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29 Nov 2019
12 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 176: Cossac: 

Agata Kozak launched Madrid-based Cossac in 2014, a women’s fashion label with a focus on sustainability. Kozak – who grew up in Poland, studied in Barcelona and Istanbul and worked in London – wants people to buy less while investing in quality pieces, which is why she makes wardrobe staples to span the seasons.

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22 Nov 2019
10 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 175: Ocean Bottle: 

Will Pearson and Nick Doman are co-founders of Ocean Bottle, the London-based company behind a reusable water bottle that allows consumers to measure their impact on the collection of plastic in our oceans and rivers. Every bottle funds the sweeping up of about 11kg of plastics through partner Plastic Bank, which pays collectors in Brazil, Haiti, Indonesia and the Philippines. Since this year’s launchit has sold more than 30,000 bottles.

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15 Nov 2019
15 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 174: Vitruvi: 

Brother-and-sister duo Sean and Sara Panton founded this Vancouver-based essential-oil brand in 2014. While the pair began by blending their products in their shared kitchen, Vitruvi is now one of North America’s leading players in a fast-growing industry.

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8 Nov 2019
10 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 173: Spinbox: 

Stephen Ying is the founder of Spinbox, a company making portable turntables with the aim of bringing music on vinyl to new audiences. Ying is a classically trained musician who also tours the world as DJ QuestionMark. By creating Spinbox he was hoping to introduce more people to a DIY style of making and sharing music. Spinbox is made with a durable, waterproof cardboard shell and includes built-in speakers and an amplifier.

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1 Nov 2019
13 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 172: Warner’s Distillery : 

Tom Warner is the co-founder and director of Warner’s Distillery, the UK’s largest independent gin brand. It’s based on a 200-year-old farm in Northamptonshire that has been in the family for generations; now it boasts a two-hectare botanical garden, more than 400,000 bees and bountiful berries that go into a newly released raspberry gin.

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25 Oct 2019
8 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 171: Turntablista: 

Monocle’s Alexei Korolyov meets Masha Dabelka, a Russian DJ, artist and founder of Turntablista, a school in Vienna teaching the art of turntablism and nurturing women DJs. Dabelka launched the project after winning a contest and bursary from Vienna Business Agency’s creative centre Departure. The school gives students an opportunity to play music live through its collaboration with an independent radio station.

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18 Oct 2019
13 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 170: Year & Day: 

Kathryn Duryea is the CEO and founder of Year & Day, the San Francisco-based tableware company making ceramics, cutlery and glassware. In creating a brand that helps people connect around the table at home, she set out on her own, finding partners in Italy and Portugal to craft the necessary pieces.

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11 Oct 2019
12 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 169: KOA: 

Hiro Shinn and Ty McLaren are the founders of KOA, a New York-based men’s skincare brand inspired by the natural beauty of Hawaii. They started their careers together in investment banking but quickly decided that they were more interested in building a brand of their own.

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13 Sep 2019
10 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 165: Motionlab: 

Rob Moncrieff is the founder of Motionlab, a company that believes it has created the perfect commuter bag. Its backpack puts the weight on the hips instead of the shoulders, increasing movement for runners and cyclists while reducing strain and the risk of injury.

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