43 episodes

Take The Plunge. A series focused on the steps people go through to quit their jobs and start their own businesses.
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    • 4.8 • 6 Ratings

Take The Plunge. A series focused on the steps people go through to quit their jobs and start their own businesses.
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    Emma Thompson | Take The Plunge Podcast

    Emma Thompson | Take The Plunge Podcast

    Ciaran and his guest of this episode, female founder Emma Thompson, talk about the processes of becoming a beekeeper, how to make a business from a hobby and many more bee-related topics. Follow Ciaran and Thompson down the rabbit holes of beekeeping and Emma's story of how she started her business Bee Haven Body Care, a body care brand selling products made with Emma's own honey.
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    • 47 min
    Deidre Mc Gettrick | Take The Plunge Podcast

    Deidre Mc Gettrick | Take The Plunge Podcast

    This episode, Ciaran Burke gets to interview female entrepreneur and business owner Deidre Mc Gettrick. Deidre, or "Dee" as Ciaran calls her, is the founder and CEO of the furniture and furnishing retail website ufurnish.com. The idea behind ufurnish.com is to bring furniture from every possible retailer and manufacturer together, to make the furniture-buying journey easier for the customer. She shares her journey, from idea to successful business, so listen closely because you can definitely learn something.
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    • 36 min
    Sháá Wasmund | Take The Plunge Podcast

    Sháá Wasmund | Take The Plunge Podcast

    In this edition of 'Take The Plunge', our own Ciaran Burke interviews renowned British businesswoman Sháá Wasmund MBE, delving into her many past ventures and experiences. What Wasmund is, is hard to explain as she has been a boxing manager, a business owner and an author, but most of all she is headstrong and ambitious. Through her many years of working, from when she was barely 20 to today, she has stayed determined and keeps working to better herself and the industry.
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    • 49 min
    Pamela Laird - Moxi Loves | Take The Plunge Podcast

    Pamela Laird - Moxi Loves | Take The Plunge Podcast

    In this episode, Ciaran meets Pamela Laird a renowned entrepreneur and the creative force behind MoxiLoves, a thriving beauty and lifestyle brand that has taken the industry by storm. With her keen business acumen and unwavering determination, Pamela has built an empire from the ground up, providing invaluable guidance to aspiring business owners and anyone seeking inspiration to pursue their dreams of owning a business.


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    • 38 min
    Julia Vendramin - LABELL-D | Take The Plunge Podcast. S4 Ep.3

    Julia Vendramin - LABELL-D | Take The Plunge Podcast. S4 Ep.3

    This week Ciaran met with the co-founder of LABELL-D, Julia Vendramin. Julia discusses her long spanning career in fashion and her learnings from starting her own sustainable fashion business. This episode is packed with insights on starting and scaling your own business as well as defining your brand identity. 
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    • 29 min
    Jamie Harford - Inverse Funding | Take The Plunge Podcast. S4 Ep.2

    Jamie Harford - Inverse Funding | Take The Plunge Podcast. S4 Ep.2

    In this week's episode of 'Take the plunge' Swoop Founder Ciaran Burke is speaking to Inverse Funding Founder Jamie Harford. Find out how Jamie went from running a healthy fast food business in 2012 to being responsible for 20% of funding raises in Europe (2020).  
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    • 38 min

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6 Ratings

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Very enjoyable and informative listen. Some great guests and inspirational entrepreneur stories

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