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Podcast by Asto

    Money Talks

    Money Talks

    This week’s episode is all about money. Money can be a tricky thing to talk about, especially for women, so we invited two experts onto the show to talk openly about spending, savings and salaries.

    Our guest this week:

    - Lucy Mullins is co-founder of StepLadder, the innovative platform which is helping first time buyers raise house deposits. Lucy’s experience of getting on the proper ladder inspired her to launch StepLadder, which helps people buy their first homes faster.

    - Claire Sweet is a financial adviser with a difference. She helps women become savvier about their finances. Originally a Pharmacist, she retrained as a Mortgage and Protector Adviser and has since trained as a Financial Adviser.

    • 27 min
    Entrepreneurial Mindset

    Entrepreneurial Mindset

    In this episode, Angelica Malin is joined in the studio by three incredibly impressive entrepreneurs to talk mindset, innovation and being reactive to changes in circumstance - both personal and professional.

    Our guests this time are:

    - Aron Gelbar, the founder of Bloom and Wild. He spotted a gap in the market for fresh flowers that could be delivered through the letterbox, and set about creating a movement in innovative flower and gift letter box deliveries.

    - Richard Wilkinson, co-founder of Doisy and Dam, one of the most disruptive, exciting young confectionary brands in the UK.

    - Dan Murray-Serter, a serial entrepreneur and the co-founder of Heights, a human potential supplements company, and host of Secret Leaders podcast.

    • 40 min
    Project You

    Project You

    On this week’s episode, we’re joined by two amazing entrepreneurs to discuss how to hone your niche in both business and brand.

    - Pip Jamieson is the founder of The Dots, a professional network for people in the creative industry. She spotted a gap in the market for a professional network that allowed people to showcase their creativity and put together an online portfolio.

    - Rupert Dean is the co-founder of X+Why. He believes strongly in the power of physical communities, having built his own co-working space and community in central London. X+Why offers co-working for businesses which are purpose-driven and sustainable.

    • 30 min
    Financial Freedom

    Financial Freedom

    On this week's episode of the Work in Progress podcast, we're exploring the strategies for business growth with Eliot Brooks, Co-Founder and COO of Thriva Health, and Steve Moore, Co-Founder of Flight Club Darts. To be successful in business, what are the best strategies for growth? We look at different routes for funding, from crowdfunding to VC investment, how to manage your cash flow better and deal with the emotional stress of running your own business.

    Host Angelica Malin is joined by:
    - Eliot Brooks, COO of Thriva
    - Steve Moore, Co-founder of Flight Club Darts

    *The views and opinions expressed by any individuals interviewed or participating in our Work in Progress podcasts are their own and do not represent the views or opinions of Asto.

    • 34 min
    Fearless Females

    Fearless Females

    Welcome to the new season of the ASTO podcast Work in Progress, hosted by journalist Angelica Malin. For our first episode, Angelica chats to two amazing female entrepreneurs about launching a business & fundraising and both share their advice for women looking to launch a business of their own:

    Host Angelica Malin is joined by:
    - Pippa Murray - Founder, Pip & Nut
    - K**e Oniwinde, Founder, BWP Network

    *The views and opinions expressed by any individuals interviewed or participating in our Work in Progress podcasts are their own and do not represent the views or opinions of Asto.

    • 32 min
    Fail To Plan, Plan To Fail

    Fail To Plan, Plan To Fail

    Financial planning. Entrepreneurs either love it or hate it. This time on
    Asto’s Work In Progress, we find out how to create targets, budgets,
    business plans, and growth strategies that really work.

    Joining our host Bex Burn-Callander this week are three inspiring
    entrepreneurs who have built three very different business models. They
    share their secrets to planning for success, revealing the numbers they rely
    on to take the temperature of their businesses and their tried-and-tested
    routes to growth.

    Debbie Wosskow OBE, a serial entrepreneur who successfully grew and
    sold HomeSwap, the home exchange website, and now runs Allbright, an
    investment firm, networking group and members club for women.

    Ben Jackson is founder of Capsicana, the authentic Latin American
    flavours brand. The chilli fanatic started his business in 2009 and his
    products are now sold nationwide.

    Seni Glaister is the driving force behind social eating craze WeFiFo. This
    start-up helps home cooks turn their culinary skills into money-spinning
    ventures – a sort of Airbnb meets Supper Club.

    • 35 min

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