6 episodes

Sound Advice is your one-stop shop to make your small business financially successful – in year one and beyond. Whatever you want to know, we will tackle it with a super line-up of entrepreneurial stars. They will share not only how they did it, but how you can do it, too.

Sound Advice: Get year one in business righ‪t‬ Sage

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 5.0 • 70 Ratings

Sound Advice is your one-stop shop to make your small business financially successful – in year one and beyond. Whatever you want to know, we will tackle it with a super line-up of entrepreneurial stars. They will share not only how they did it, but how you can do it, too.

    Sahar Hashemi: Write a small business plan that works

    Sahar Hashemi: Write a small business plan that works

    Latte habit out of control? Blame Sahar Hashemi, founder of Coffee Republic. The UK's coffee craze started with the former lawyer and a super smart business plan that slowly smashed through suppliers’ and banks’ countless rejections.

    • 59 min
    Solveiga Pakštaitė: Patents, product development, and pitching for investmen‪t

    Solveiga Pakštaitė: Patents, product development, and pitching for investmen‪t

    Half of the world’s food created, is wasted. Cue industrial designer Solveiga Pakštaitė and her beautifully innovative product Mimica Touch. Scientists, seed funding, biochem cramming, it's the stuff of entrepreneurial dreams, this episode. 

    • 54 min
    Matthew Porter: How to start a side-hustle… and make it successfu‪l

    Matthew Porter: How to start a side-hustle… and make it successfu‪l

    Retro video games, sustainable glass straws - Mathew Porter is a seasoned side hustler. Google hacks, supply chain secrets, what makes manufacturers tick; hear how VASO’s CEO launched his innovative product in an emerging market and kept his day job 

    • 37 min
    Alec Dobbie: How to bootstrap and build a tech platform from the spare room

    Alec Dobbie: How to bootstrap and build a tech platform from the spare room

    FanFinders started life as a side-hustle in Alec Dobbie’s box bedroom in West Yorkshire. His self-coded data platform curates content from top baby companies, and grew to serve over five million parents on two continents.

    • 45 min
    Julien Callede: How to create a scalable business from day one

    Julien Callede: How to create a scalable business from day one

    Julien Callede shares how he co-founded Made.com and led the operationally complex, ‘fast furniture’ retail company, to be a global success. From wonky products to glorious waves of investment, and a new project, The Entrepreneurs Partnership.

    • 54 min
    Welcome to Sound Advice! Get year one in business right

    Welcome to Sound Advice! Get year one in business right

    Want to make your small business successful? Have a million different questions about starting up? Join business journalist Bex Burn-Callander and some seriously amazing entrepreneurs for season one of Sound Advice. 

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
70 Ratings

70 Ratings

Tony.Allsopp ,

A good financial podcast

It’s enjoyable and informative, nice to hear about the success stories and how they achieved their goals

sammyurq ,

This podcast excites me!

2021 is going to be the year I finally get my business out of my head and off the ground. Sound Advice is just what I need to give me a kick up the proverbial behind!

LilySilver ,

Such an great new business resource!

Loving this podcast - such simple and useful tips and Rebecca is a brilliant host, she always asks the perfect questions!

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