Sharesy - Growing communities one local authority at a timeS5 E9 • Feb 19, 2024 • 88 mins
The innovator turning forgotten spaces into thriving community hubs. Meet Felix Atkin, founder of tech startup Sharsey - the Airbnb for community spaces. What stemmed from a personal problem of trying to book a local venue for his kids' birthday party has blossomed into a business that has already generated over £1million in bookings. Felix delves deep into his journey, unveils the strategic steps behind Sharesy's considered growth, and shares invaluable insights on coping with the demands of startup leadership.
envoPAP: Turning waste into sustainable wealthS5 E8 • Feb 5, 2024 • 73 mins
Meet Kaushal Shah, the impact entrepreneur behind envoPap, who is on a mission to help save the planet while making a profit. He turns agricultural waste into sustainable paper and packaging, and in this conversation, he shares his secrets to success in business and beyond.
Rival: The man who gave Gary Vee the "jab, jab, jab, right hook"S5 E7 • Jan 22, 2024 • 82 mins
The former MD of Gary Vee's Vayner Media left everything behind to pursue his dream, and the results will leave you inspired. Tune into a thought-provoking journey with Eric Fulwiler, the visionary co-founder behind the growth marketing consultancy Rival. What was the tipping point that compelled him to take the plunge? In reality, there wasn't one.. Eric pulls back the glitzy entrepreneurial curtain and reveals the unfiltered realities of day-to-day startup life.
Phasecraft: Leap into the future with Quantum AlgorithmsS5 E6 • Jan 8, 2024 • 68 mins
What comes to mind when you think of the future? Flying cars, human-like robots, time travel? But what about quantum computing? Prepare to have your mind blown. Join us for an exhilarating journey into the future with Phasecraft, a groundbreaking startup that is pushing the boundaries of algorithmic innovation in the quantum realm. Get an insider view from Ashley Montanaro - co-founder & CEO - as he unravels the mysteries of quantum computing.
SRSLY Low Carb: why we need to STOP sugar coating the truthS5 E5 • Dec 18, 2023 • 94 mins
We are currently facing a public health crisis. In this episode, you'll hear the story of Andy Welsh, the ambitious founder of SRSLY Low Carb. After a wake-up call, he left the corporate world to enter the challenging world of health-focused entrepreneurship. Picture this: You're trying to offer healthier food options in a market that is dominated by six conglomerates producing ultra-processed food. Quite a challenge, right? What's his secret weapon? It's listening to his customers. Their feedback and loyalty have been his guide and his driving force, reinforcing the power of customer-centric businesses.
Greenworkx: Small Steps, Big Impact: Building 10 Million Green JobsS5 E4 • Dec 11, 2023 • 81 mins
From advising UK Prime Ministers to spearheading green innovation. Mat Ilic takes us from the corridors of Whitehall to the frontlines of green innovation. Discover his journey from Belgrade to becoming a UK visionary. Mat spent his career advising the likes of Boris Johnson and Theresa May. Now, he’s on a mission with Greenworkx to foster environmental change and generate 10 million green jobs
Hexa Finance: Breaking Stereotypes & Reimagining Finance for StartupsS5 E3 • Nov 27, 2023 • 86 mins
The incredible journey of Hexa Finance is not just a tale of success; it's a true story of how being bold and true to yourself can pay dividends. From a simple idea in 2016 to launching amidst the global lockdown, co-founders Ben Davies and Stu Mason have navigated it all. They dive deep into their journey, sharing the sacrifices made, the critical role of timing, and the essence of trust and understanding in their partnership.
Yuup: Turning Experiences into BusinessesS5 E2 • Nov 13, 2023 • 72 mins
As an early-stage founder, the decision to bootstrap or raise capital can make or break your business. But don't worry, serial entrepreneur Dominic Mills has been there and has the answers you need to succeed. We uncover the power of community, localism, and entrepreneurship as we follow Dominic's journey from exit to founding his latest startup, Yuup - a marketplace that connects people with local experiences.
More Happi: Overcoming Fear and Burnout: Unveiling the Power of CoachingS5 E1 • Oct 30, 2023 • 65 mins
Unlock the secrets to overcoming fear, addressing burnout, and finding happiness with the power of coaching. Meet Ashleigh Tennent, founder of More Happi - a platform making coaching affordable for all. Discover how she conquered her fears, recognised burnout, and built a successful coaching business that's changing lives.
Flow Neuroscience: Pioneering a Drug-Free Pathway for Depression (season finale)S4 E17 • Jun 26, 2023 • 54 mins
Depression affects 1 in 6 adults in the UK, with medication being the most common treatment. But what if there was a drug-free approach that actually works? The CEO of Flow Neuroscience, Erin Lee, reveals how their innovative headset is changing the game in mental health treatment.
Unyoked: Tapping into mother natureS4 E16 • Jun 12, 2023 • 63 mins
Twin brothers. A unique vision. And a determination to create a global nature brand against all odds. This is the remarkable story of Unyoked: hear from co-founder Cam about his unstoppable startup that has overcome bushfires, floods, and a pandemic to bring sustainable off-grid cabins to the world.
Johnny Palmer: The Power of Personal Responsibility to unleash your Inner EntrepreneurS4 E15 • May 15, 2023 • 50 mins
Join us on board a real Boeing 727 as we dive deep into the mind of a passionate business leader, entrepreneur, and activist, Johnny Palmer. From software to hospitality to renewable energy, he has built multiple successful ventures and now shares his blueprint for success with you. Are you ready to join the ride? We discuss his core values of disruption, growth, and sustainability, the importance of delegation and trust, the benefits of building a support network, and the challenges of dealing with loneliness in business.
MAGIC: Transforming Personal Training with AIS4 E14 • May 1, 2023 • 66 mins
Imagine seeing all your fitness progress in a Magic mirror, powered by AI. That's exactly what entrepreneur Varun has created with his tech-first personal training solution after his personal battles with unhealthy habits. Discover how he overcame investor rejection and built an MVP, plus the sacrifices he made along the way.
Heights: From Burnout to Braincare, how Dan Murray-Serter built a £500k+ MRR business in publicS4 E13 • Apr 17, 2023 • 74 mins
How one entrepreneur turned his struggles into a thriving business. We speak with serial entrepreneur, co-founder of Heights and host of the Secret Leaders podcast, Dan Murray-Serter. Hear how Dan went from struggling with insomnia and anxiety to becoming a successful entrepreneur in the world of nutrition and wellbeing. Discover Dan's insights on resilience, building a unique brand, and creating your own category.
Angel Investing School: Talent is everywhere, opportunity isn’tS4 E12 • Apr 3, 2023 • 54 mins
Do you dream of being an angel investor but don't know where to begin? Learn from the co-founder of The Angel Investing School, Andy Ayim , about how he is democratising the world of angel investing and why being a non-conformist can lead to great leaps in learning. Find out how Andy's backpacking trip at 21 sparked personal and professional growth and led him on the path to entrepreneurship and angel investing.
Moblox: Making money with Piers Linney - ex-Dragons’ Den Investor and C4 Secret MillionaireS4 E11 • Mar 20, 2023 • 66 mins
Get an inside look at the mind of a successful serial entrepreneur and investor. Piers Linney shares his upbringing, mistakes, and what really drives him in business. In this interview, he shares his personal story and key insights on starting and growing businesses that will fascinate and motivate any founder or aspiring entrepreneur.
El Rayo: Tequila - it makes me happyS4 E10 • Mar 6, 2023 • 60 mins
Some say the best ideas come over a drink, and for these lifelong friends, tequila sparked their entrepreneurial journey. But there’s more to tequila than 3am shooters, sucking a lemon and licking salt. They went all in, quit their day jobs, and went on a wild Mexican adventure. Here's the inspiring story of how they turned a simple idea into a successful startup El Rayo. It’s bonkers and brilliant - and likely to make you ask yourself - what am I waiting for?
By Sarah London: Live life as if everything is rigged in your favourS4 E9 • Feb 20, 2023 • 52 mins
From tragedy to triumph. How a sister's life-saving transplant led to the creation of a natural skincare business. By Sarah London, stands for something much larger, their deeply personal story has sparked a strong sense of mission and purpose when it comes to business - which shines through in this conversation.
Responsible: Failure is only feedbackS4 E8 • Feb 6, 2023 • 60 mins
From losing millions to founding a sustainable fashion brand, Responsible. Hear from Mark Dowds about how to bounce back and find success. Mark is a serial founder and super angel investor, who knows the entrepreneurial rollercoaster like the back of his hand. Mark shares his insights on investing in early-stage startups, overcoming entrepreneurial challenges, and the significance of an abundant mindset in business
Nova Blue: Decoding the secrets to startup success from former GCHQ Technical DirectorS4 E7 • Jan 23, 2023 • 64 mins
Discover the secret to business success straight from a former intelligence expert. Meet Steve Mason, former Technical Director at GCHQ. Having defended the UK from cyber attacks, he now runs Nova Blue - helping businesses to stay safe. But this isn’t a tech conversation - in this episode, Steve shares the key ingredients that help him make business decisions, how he attracts clients and deals with setbacks - including the mistake that almost cost him his business.