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The Makers Podcast focuses on how the most successful founders screwed up!

The Makers Podcast Ollie Forsyth

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The Makers Podcast focuses on how the most successful founders screwed up!

    John Vincent: Leon Restaurants

    John Vincent: Leon Restaurants

    John Vincent MBE (born 28 September 1971) is a British entrepreneur best known as the chief executive and co-founder of Leon Restaurants, which has 70 high-street restaurants throughout the United Kingdom, as well as restaurants in Washington DC, Dublin, Oslo, Amsterdam, Utrecht, Rotterdam and Gran Canaria. Vincent is also known for his work in developing the School Food Plan, for which he was appointed an MBE; for chairing the Council for Sustainable Business; and for co-authoring seven LEON cookbooks.

    • 49 Min.
    Marc Randolph: Netflix hosted by Ollie Forsyth

    Marc Randolph: Netflix hosted by Ollie Forsyth

    I am so excited to release this special episode with Marc Randolph co-founder of Netflix. In this episode, we discuss: 
     
    1. How to build a business that WILL work 
    2. Company Culture 
    3. Scaling 
    plus Marc's latest book, That will never work! 

    • 36 Min.
    The Future of FinTech: Makers Podcast by Ollie Forsyth

    The Future of FinTech: Makers Podcast by Ollie Forsyth

    My latest guests on The Makers Podcast are the founders from: Tandem Bank, Soldo, OakNorth & Dozens. In this episode, we discuss The future of FinTech as well as:
     
    1. How regulators and governments can help FinTech companies grow in the UK and outside of the UK
    2. Which countries are FinTech’s expanding in 
    3. Hiring the best talent
    4. Fundraising and why some of the companies went to the crowd to raise 
    5. What FinTech company would they be running apart from their own? 
     
    Plus so much more… 

    • 1 Std. 14 Min.
    Philip Eeles (Honest Burger), Renée Elliott (Planet Organic) & Tony Wheeler (The Lonely Planet)

    Philip Eeles (Honest Burger), Renée Elliott (Planet Organic) & Tony Wheeler (The Lonely Planet)

    How did the most successful entrepreneurs screw-up? 
    We talk to Philip Eeles co-founder of Honest Burgers which currently sell 50,000 burgers a week, Renée Elliott, founder of Planet Organic - the first certified organic supermarket in the UK and Tony Wheeler, the co-founder behind the world famous travel guidebook company, The Lonely Planet. 
    Recorded and hosted at The Makers Live Podcast event that took place on July 2nd. 

    • 1 Std. 4 Min.
    Julian Richer: Richer Sounds

    Julian Richer: Richer Sounds

    My latest guest on The Makers Podcast is Julian Richer, founder of Richer Sounds - one of the most inspiring, down to earth, entrepreneurs I have ever met. 
     
    In this episode, we discuss:
     
    Where does determination in entrepreneurs come from? 
    ‘’My lucky break’’
    Setting up Richer Sounds in 1978, with the first store opening in London Bridge 
    Those early challenges in setting up Richer Sounds from 1 to 52 stores 
    Expanding internationally (to Ireland but not America) 
    Finding the best in people whilst looking after them 
    Having the best customer service in companies 
    Why Julian in-directly gave 60% of his company to his employees 
     
    Hosted by Ollie Forsyth 

    • 49 Min.
    Graham Hobson (Photobox) & Aaron Simpson (Quintessentially)

    Graham Hobson (Photobox) & Aaron Simpson (Quintessentially)

    On June 4th, we hosted our first live conversation event. In this episode we discuss. 
    Aaron Simpson Quintessentially:
    Starting Quintessentially with my two other co-founders 
    Building your networks 
    Stepping down as CEO 
    Building the worlds biggest cruise 
    Graham Hobson (Photobox) 
    Raising capital 
    How we attracted our first clients 
    Selling Photobox 
    Having a co-founder 
    Angel investing 
    plus so much more 
    A massive thank you to our venue provider, WeWork. 

    • 1 Std. 7 Min.

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