11 episodes

Talking to startups across the UK about all aspects of starting on that journey of building your own business

The Accidental Startup Podcast The Accidental Startup

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 4.3, 6 Ratings

Talking to startups across the UK about all aspects of starting on that journey of building your own business

    Episode 8: Can a high-end bespoke fire pit company survive Coronavirus?

    Episode 8: Can a high-end bespoke fire pit company survive Coronavirus?

    Accidental Startup host Alex Feeney is talking to Louise Wright, founder of Woodee, which uses local crafts to make beautiful, bespoke products.

    Summer garden shows are her main revenue stream but with Coronavirus and lockdown leaving all these plans in tatters, what has Woodee been doing to explore new avenues and revenue sources?

    You can follow the Accidental Startup on Twitter - @accidentalstart.

    The Accidental Startup is an EatSleep Media production.

    • 33 min
    Episode 7 - The Accidental Startup guide to not accidentally starting up a podcast

    Episode 7 - The Accidental Startup guide to not accidentally starting up a podcast

    Everyone’s got a podcast right now. And if they haven’t, they’re really thinking about it. Some will be rubbish! Here are some tips we’ve learned which, hopefully, will mean yours isn’t one of those!

    • 21 min
    Episode 6 - Coping with Coronavirus - Siwan Rees, NatWest Accelerator

    Episode 6 - Coping with Coronavirus - Siwan Rees, NatWest Accelerator

    Coronavirus has had an unprecedented impact across the world, taking lives and tearing families apart. It’s also had a huge impact on the global economy, from the huge multi nationals down to SMEs and startups.

    There are things you just can’t do anymore. So what do you do? Hunker down and wait for it to blow over? Give up? Or, try to look at your business in a completely different light?

    Siwan Rees is an Entrepreneurship Development Manager for Natwest in Wales, it’s her job to help startups grow and take on the world. She’s also been named among the top 35 business women under 35 in Wales as well.

    • 23 min
    Promo Episode 6: Surviving Coronavirus in the business world

    Promo Episode 6: Surviving Coronavirus in the business world

    How do you still do business when there is very little business to business with?

    How are you supposed to get through the Coronavirus crisis with a business (and your health) in tact?

    For the health side of it seek the latest government advice, stay home and stay safe.

    For the business side we talk to Siwan Rees, Entrepreneurship Development Manager at Natwest, about what businesses have been doing to pivot, level up or simply support their own local communities.

    • 2 min
    Episode 5 - Can you really start a business in two weeks?

    Episode 5 - Can you really start a business in two weeks?

    In this edition we speak to Jordan Guard and Reece Land, joint founders of The Women's Sports Alliance, an exclusive club to sport women competing at elite level in all sport.

    They came up with the idea and opened for business in just two weeks. Talk about taking an idea and running with it!

    If you want to know more about The Women's Sports Alliance you can visit their website here - https://the-wsa.co.uk 

    You can contact us via @accidentalstart on Twitter, or by emailing accidentalstartup@gmail.com

    The Accidental Startup podcast is an EatSleep Media production.

    • 23 min
    Episode 4: Guy Last Recruitment and Enya's Childcare

    Episode 4: Guy Last Recruitment and Enya's Childcare

    What could a recruitment company and nursery possibly have in common and what could they learn from each other?

    But Guy Last and his brother Arron, co-founder of Enya's Childcare, are sharing experiences, lessons and ideas which show that whatever ever business you are running, there is something you can take from every other sector.

    The Accidental Startup is an EatSleep Media production

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    • 32 min

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