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...

December 24, 2018

28 mins

“Insecurity drives improvement” with Phil Neal

In this episode, we had the amazing opportunity to chat with one of (if not THE) most prolific EdTech entrepreneurs in the UK: Phil Neal.

For any listeners who went to school in the UK in the last 30 years, there’s a very good chance you’ve used or...

December 9, 2018

25 mins

“You need to be unrealistically optimistic” with Steven Mendel

Have you ever been fed up of sorting your insurance or the costs involved? Course you have! Did you do anything about it? Probably not! But, that’s exactly what this episode’s guest did back in 2012!

Steven Mendel is the CEO and co-...

November 26, 2018

35 mins

“You’ve got to walk the walk” with Jamie Bolding

  • 4 billion+ video views every month

  • 100’s of millions of social media followers

  • 150+ staff across the UK and US

  • and all just in 4 and half years…

Take a second to take that all in...

In this episode we chat with Jamie Bolding...

November 5, 2018

42 mins

“Only start a business if you absolutely have to” with Brian Meece

In this episode I had the pleasure of chatting with Brian Meece - Co-founder of RocketHub, Founder of Wingadoos, and a pretty mean ukulele player! Brian has also spoken at world-renowned events such as SXSW, TEDx, and the World...

October 22, 2018

40 mins

"Say yes to absolutely everything” with Filli Studios (Sam King, Andy Asprou, and Thev Edirisingh)

In this episode I had the pleasure of chatting with not one, but three entrepreneurs! I headed to the London offices of Fillistudios where I spoke with the co-founders; Sam, Thev and Andy. It was...

October 8, 2018

25 mins

“You have to be in love with your problem”

This episode we speak with Dr Lydia Yarlott - Founder of Forward Health, the ‘MedTech’ startup connecting healthcare teams around the world.

After graduating from the University of Oxford, Lydia began her career as a pediatrician. Not long into her wor...

September 25, 2018

31 mins

“It's easy to start, but hard to master” 

In this episode I had the absolute pleasure of chatting with Jacob Wedderburn-Day, the Founder and CEO of Stasher. After graduating from the University of Oxford to complete his Economics and Management degree, followed by UCL for his Masters in Econom...

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