Welcome to the Start Up. Start Now. podcast with your host Sharena Shiv. Start Up. Start Now. publishes a new episode EVERY WEEK, showcasing the journeys of inspirational entrepreneurs, side hustlers and their mentors. We discuss their successes, challenges and how they overcame setbacks. Focusing mainly on what they wish they had known when starting out. The podcast aims to give aspiring entrepreneurs the confidence to Start Up and Start Now by showcasing real and relatable entrepreneurs. After all, seeing is believing! Join the conversation using #startupstartnow and tagging us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Don't forget to leave a review as it really helps us reach those who need it and allows us to get the best guests for you! Connect with Start Up. Start Now. and to nominate a guest please visit: www.startupstartnow.co.uk. To connect with Sharena Shiv please visit: www.sharena.co.uk.
#8: Prototyping your product and sourcing a manufacturer abroad with Matt Dyson (Rockit)
Matt Dyson is the co-founder of Rockit who develop award winning products to help babies and young children to sleep. Helping exhausted parents all over the planet. If your little one wakes up as soon as your pushchair stops moving, The Rockit will keep...
#7: World's fastest henna artist based in Selfridges with Pavan Dhanjal (BEM)
Pavan Dhanjal is the world’s fastest henna artist (Guinness World Record). As well as travelling worldwide to the homes of her many clients, Pavan also leads a dedicated and carefully curated team of henna artists who work in her Selfridges and Harvey...
#6: Barber trusted by Anthony Joshua, Stormzy & LeBron James with Mark Maciver (aka SliderCuts)
Mark Maciver, aka SliderCuts, has been cutting hair professionally for over fifteen years. During that time, he has nurtured a superlative client list, which runs the gamut from basketball player Lebron James to world heavyweight champion boxer Anthony...
#5: The perfect pitch as seen on Dragons Den with Jonny Plein (Pouch)
Jonny Plein is the co-founder of Pouch, a free to use browser extension. ‘Pouch’ became the third company in the history of the Den to secure offers of investment from all five Dragons in 2017. After qualifying as a chartered accountant from Ernst...
#4: Ask the Expert: Free startup resources and funding explained by Georgina Mackey from NatWest
As the London Entrepreneur Development Manager, Georgina Mackey has had a varied career at NatWest and currently runs the NatWest Accelerator programme in London. This episode explores the free resources and funding options available for start ups in...
#3: Innovating during a pandemic with James Eid (Signature Masks)
James Eid, 19 year old first year student at Lancaster University studying Business Management, acted quickly as soon as the pandemic broke out and founded Signature Masks Ltd. Signature Masks is a UK manufacturer of disposable face masks for both...
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