Business Matters caught up with Ross Peet the managing partner from ideas agency Yes&Pepper to find out what was the inspiration behind the business and why it is essential to enjoy what you do on a day to day basis.
Jane Lucy, CEO & Founder of The Labrador tells us about David versus Goliath type ambition to disrupt the UK energy market allowing automatic switching to the lowest cost provider without the need to lift a finger.
Business Matters talks to co-founder of Supplycompass Gus Bartholomew about his disruptive company and get some of controversial suggestions to others looking to start out in business.
Serial entrepreneur Kevin Brown’s talks to Business Matters about his latest venture, GigRev, which launched its Seedrs campaign this week to raise a further £250k, on top of the £1.45m already raised, about who he admires and what advice he would give to anyone else starting out.
“Unfit for TV and too emotionally invested” – that’s what Oprah was told upon being fired from a news show.
“This guy is terrible. He is nothing” was the response Jay Z was given when he was trying to get signed with a record label.
What do these people have in common? They did not let their failures stand in the way of achieving their goals and became some of the most successful business people and entrepreneurs of all time.
Stephan Pavlou, co-inventor of MastaPlasta tells Business Matters what inspired him to create the first self-adhesive “Band-Aid” for leather furniture and who inspires him in business.
Leah Hutcheon, CEO and founder of Appointedd, has won UK Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year at the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards National Awards.
Vernon Hill, the founder and Chairman of Metro bank talks to Business Matters about what inspires him and why he wants to create fans of his bank not customers.
We talk to Alex Robson, MD and Co-founder of King of Soho London Dry Gin, about her inspirations in business, and find out what advice she would give to someone just starting out.