M24: The Entrepreneurs tracks on Soundclound

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  • The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 187: Marloe Watch Company
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    Oliver Goffe co-founded the UK-based Marloe Watch Company in 2015 with Scottish designer Gordon Fraser, then a complete stranger. The pair didn’t meet in person until 18 months after they started speaking, and today continue to work remotely on their range of smart mechanical watches.

  • The Entrepreneurs - Allplants
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    Jonathan Petrides is the CEO of Allplants, a vegan food business that he co-founded with his brother Alex. Since launch in 2017, the company has cooked and shipped more than one million meals across the UK.

  • The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 186: Cody & Co
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    Phil Cody launched the UK shoe brand Cody & Co in 2019. The company manufactures all its footwear in Sheffield, using traditional methods inspired by Phil’s favourite Italian brands.

  • The Entrepreneurs - The Drug Store
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    Clemens Böninger is co-founder of The Drug Store, an upscale London-based retailer focused on CBD products with locations in Marylebone and the City. Clemens started in the medical marijuana market, but shifted his focus in response to the demand for CBD-based natural remedies. Just around the corner from our Midori House headquarters you’ll find the first permanent location, a minimalist shop that resembles an art gallery.

  • The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 185: Page Hotels
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    Philip Chan is head of Page Hotels, the Hong Kong-based company that’s just launched a new property in central London. We talk to him about the small details of his hotels and how to create a fresh concept in a crowded market.

  • The Entrepreneurs - Rodial
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    Maria Hatzistefanis is founder and CEO of Rodial, the skincare brand she launched in 1999 with a small investment. While raising a family and writing two books, Maria has managed the company’s expansion into 35 countries. Maria started as a beauty writer for ‘Seventeen’ magazine in her native Athens before studying business at Columbia in New York. But after a short career in finance, she saw a niche for targeted skincare products and created Rodial.

  • The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 184: The Out
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    Alexander Walton Masters is the managing director of The Out, an on-demand luxury car-rental company that exists to help Londoners escape the city. The company was born out of Jaguar Land Rover’s venture-capital arm InMotion, which incubates and invests in companies in the mobility space. From delivery to pick-up of its Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles, The Out aims to take away the usual pains of renting.

  • The Entrepreneurs - Patch
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    Freddie Blackett is the co-founder and CEO of Patch, the London-based online garden centre launched back in 2015. Patch helps customers find and choose the right plants for their space and then delivers them right to their door. From rookie gardeners to plant enthusiasts and big-name corporate clients, Patch has proved popular in helping Londoners select and care for their plants, while giving them confidence to head out to the local garden centre too.

  • The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 183: Goodee
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    Twin brothers Byron and Dexter Peart, founders of fashion and accessories label Want Les Essentiels in 2006, are no strangers to launching a business. In 2019 they established Goodee, an online marketplace that sells sharp-looking, sustainable home goods that are ethically made.


  • The Entrepreneurs - Vollebak
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    Steve Tidball is the CEO and co-founder of Vollebak, a men’s outerwear label launched with one question: what does the future of clothing look like? Steve and his brother Nick dreamed up the brand while running ultra-marathons in extreme conditions. Today, leaning heavily on science and technology, their team creates pieces from materials most have never thought to use, from titanium to graphene.

  • The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 182: Caleño
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    Ellie Webb is the founder of Caleño, a non-alcoholic spirit inspired by the flavours and colours of Colombia. Since its launch in January 2019, the Bristol-based brand has sold almost 30,000 bottles of the juniper and inca berry alcohol-free spirit.

  • The Entrepreneurs - Heights
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    Dan Murray Serter is the co-founder of London-based Heights, which manufactures a multivitamin aimed at improving brain function. Heights came about as Dan struggled with insomnia and his previous venture, the mobile-shopping platform Grabble, was failing. Dan tells us how he convinced Grabble’s investors to refocus on Heights.

  • The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 181: Volta Trucks
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    Carl-Magnus Norden is the CEO and founder of Volta Trucks, a Swedish company that’s developed an electric truck aimed at commercial use in dense urban areas. A serial entrepreneur, Norden came out of retirement in Switzerland to start the company.

  • The Entrepreneurs - JJ Corry
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    Louise McGuane launched Irish-whiskey label JJ Corry in 2015 after spending more than 20 years working in marketing for premium drinks brands. She has revived the practice of whiskey bonding, a popular practice in Ireland before the industry was decimated in the 1930s. McGuane sources, matures and bottles her own blends and single malts from her family farm in County Clare.

  • The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 180: Vielö
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    Christian Pauzenberger is the co-founder of Vielö, the Austrian skincare brand behind a range of products made using liquid organic whey, a byproduct of the dairy industry. Launched in 2017, the company’s Whey Series is designed and produced entirely in Austria and includes a range of hand and body washes, and lotions. Sold directly to the consumer, and carried at select stockists, the certified organic products symbolise the circular economy model of business and production.

  • The Entrepreneurs - Seed
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    Raja Dhir is the co-founder of microbiome company Seed. Based in LA, Seed is a collective of scientists and doctors, researching how bacteria can improve human health and that of our planet. Its first product, a daily synbiotic, focuses on the stomach.

  • The Entrepreneurs - The best of The Entrepreneurs: sustainable fashion design
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    We talk to some of the leaders in the world of fashion on how to cut waste and design more sustainably. The brothers Christopher and Graeme Raeburn tell us about their "reduced, recycled and remade" concept, and we chat with Kresse Wesling from Elvis & Kresse about recycling London’s discarded fire hoses to create luxury handbags and her programme that reuses leather offcuts from Burberry.

  • The Entrepreneurs - The best of The Entrepreneurs: Tech for Good
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    In revisiting our favourite conversations with technology-company founders in 2019, we hear from Richard Pierson, a former ad executive who founded meditation app Headspace with a Buddhist monk; Luis von Ahn, CEO of free language-learning tool Duolingo; and Michelle Kennedy, founder and CEO of the app for mothers, Peanut. Plus: getting people to use their phones less and creating companies for both profit and good.

  • The Entrepreneurs - The best of The Entrepreneurs: sustainable fashion design
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    29:57
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    We talk to some of the leaders in the world of fashion on how to cut waste and design more sustainably. The brothers Christopher and Graeme Raeburn tell us about their "reduced, recycled and remade" concept, and we chat with Kresse Wesling from Elvis & Kresse about recycling London’s discarded fire hoses to create luxury handbags and her programme that reuses leather offcuts from Burberry.

  • The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 179: Long Meadow Ranch
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    Chris Hall is the executive vice-president of Long Meadow Ranch, a family-owned California wine company and integrated agricultural business. Started after his parents bought the ranch in 1989, the company now runs four wineries, a restaurant, café and farmer’s market. As California now deals with the effects of climate change and widespread wildfires, Long Meadow Ranch has become a leader in environmentally friendly practices – also known as full-circle farming.