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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...

February 18, 2019

34 mins

“Don’t try and be superman” with Harry Hugo

Offices in London, New York, Singapore, and Monaco. 100+ staff. Working with some of the world’s biggest brands. A $50million business. Oh yeah… and they’re only 3 years old!!

In this episode, I had the pleasure of chatting with Harry Hugo, Co-founder...

February 11, 2019

25 mins

“Fail to plan, plan to fail” with Chris Forbes

In this episode I was joined by Chris Forbes, Co-founder of The Cheeky Panda, a massively innovative company offering sustainable tissues made exclusively from bamboo!

Starting out in 2016, The Cheeky Panda have managed to gain a presence in 15+ co...

January 7, 2019

34 mins

The idea of perfect evidence is a trapwith Rob Fitzpatrick

Ever since I first read ‘The Mom Test’, I’ve been obsessed with recommending the book to friends and entrepreneurs who are looking for business advice. For me, it’s the ultimate ‘how-to’ guide when it comes to validating business id...

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