April 29, 2019

40 mins

“Under promise, over deliver” with George Lambert

Lambert Labs is the brainchild of George Lambert. A couple of years ago George was, and still is I should add, a very talented developer, but due to health issues he found himself unable to type or work at a desk. When faced with the dilemma of...

April 23, 2019

40 mins

“Say yes to everything” with Sam Jarvis

Ever been sworn at for carrying a big ol’ piece of art on the tube? Nope, me neither! But that’s exactly what prompted Sam Jarvis to start HubBox and solve the issue we all face around deliveries either not getting to us on time, being in the wrong place...

April 15, 2019

26 mins

“Smart people want difficult problems to solve” with Dan Hegarty

With over £30 million raised in funding, and 70,000 people helped with their mortgages to date, it’s fair to say Dan Hegarty and the team have achieved a HUGE amount in a very short space of time!

Hegarty’s overall mission for Hab...

April 8, 2019

28 mins

“Get on the pitch and give it a go” with Jon Hulme and John Burke

Launched in January 2015, Craft Gin Club has seen HUGE growth over the past three years to become the UK’s largest subscription club for gin lovers. Jon and John are targeting the massive £1.3bn gin market within the UK, and are...

April 1, 2019

28 mins

“Learn to say no” with Ben Saul-Garner

Heading to the Attachment offices you immediately get a vibe of what the company is like, with celeb pics hanging on the walls, bottles of gin lining the shelves, and bose speakers in the corner - the company and what they do is just about as cool as you’...

March 25, 2019

28 mins

“Don’t innovate” with Peter Watson

Peter started Distract when still at university with just £5,000 from his previous business! By the end of uni, they already had a book of clients and 5 staff. Peter has been involved in marketing since the age of 16 after honing his skills in social media, P...

March 18, 2019

34 mins

“The outcome speaks for itself” with Ben Corrigan

1 of 20 businesses selected out of 3,500 for an accelerator. Offers from all 5 dragons on Dragon’s Den. And acquired within 3 years. Ben Corrigan and the team haven’t done so bad!!

Ben joined me very very shortly after Pouch had been acquired as...

March 11, 2019

27 mins

“You need to look bigger than you are” with Sara Trechman


Want a snack? ;)

Sara and the team at Well and Truly have very kindly given us some of their goodies to pass away to our listeners! Simply share this episode on social (FB, IG, Twitter) and tag the Startup Secrets page (li...

March 4, 2019

38 mins

“We’ve burnt a hell of a lot!” with Dan Jeffreys

In this week’s episode I speak with the refreshingly honest co-founder and COO of Resooma: Dan Jeffreys. The student accommodation platform has gone from strength to strength, after some harder times in the early days!

One of the great things abo...

February 25, 2019

28 mins

“The product has to earn your respect” with Louise Doherty

Did you know it can take over 9 apps, 22 app switches, 77 swipes, 13 minutes on the phone and 10 texts to make a plan, and even then, 40% of the time planning fails completely!? Well now you do, and that’s exactly the problem that Loui...

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