We talk to Ed Relf, the Co-founder and CEO of Laundrapp, a dry cleaning and laundry app, about how start-ups can avoid being a ‘flash in the pan’ and have a little bit longer than 15 minutes of fame.
A religious leader has set out to create a sex toy store that God would approve of, and given its global sales he seems to have hit the spot.
Kerim Derhalli talks to Business Matters about invstr, the app that makes financial markets easier to understand and investing more social than ever before.
A determined food blogger who has spent three years travelling the globe in a quest to create the perfect miso soup is about to realise her dream when her soups go on sale at a major British supermarket.
A “late blooming” British entrepreneur and author is attempting to establish a new clothing brand inspired by his hero, the Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton.
The François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Foundation has developed sustainable programmes that allows graduates to provide for themselves and the people around them through poverty eradication.
It’s a life of ups and downs for Nev Wilshire, the businessman at the middle of BBC Three’s fly-on-the-wall show, The Call Centre. Since embarking on a tumultuous career in the world of sales, he has gone from being an entry level rep straight out of sixth form, to the no-nonsense manager who owns his own company. We spoke to the larger-than-life boss and found out what it is that drives him.
We talk to Craig Palfrey about Penguin Wealth to find out what they are about and how they plan to grow.
Rory Underwood is best known for his record breaking rugby career, playing Rugby Union for Leicester Tigers and England. Having served in the RAF for 18 years, flying high speed jets, he left to set up a team building company with a couple of colleagues from the military before setting up his own business, Wingman, in 2009.
Laban Roomes has been in the centre of a whirlwind of success over the last five years. After founding luxury gold plating company Goldgenie, he has gold plated phones and bespoke items for the likes of David and Victoria Beckham, Elton John and Denzel Washington. Although business is now booming for Laban, he’s the first to admit that it hasn’t always been this way…
Starting out originally in electronics, Vashi Dominguez began his career at 18 rather humbly – in a small shop in Tenerife. After realising that he would be able to earn more for his hard work on a commission basis, he quit to set up his own shop. One shop would soon become a chain.