True Connections is a monthly podcast, which focuses on the stories and successes of entrepreneurs from across the globe. We hear how they started their careers, their journeys in building businesses, and their perspective on the challenges and opportunities facing today’s world.
If you believe in your company, don’t give it away early
In the latest episode of our True Connections Podcast, Alan Hooks speaks with serial entrepreneur, philanthropist, author and maverick Mike Tobin. Mike is also the Chairman of the winner of the 2020 Spectator Economic Innovator of the Year Award – Ultraleap. In addition to learning about Ultraleap’s innovations and its application in a post-pandemic world, we hear Mike’s fascinating story as an entrepreneur and the advice he has for other entrepreneurs who are at the start of their journey.
Finding the balance between competition and innovation
In our latest episode of Julius Baer’s True Connections podcast, Alan Hooks, Head of Private Clients UK, speaks with Nicola Mitchell, CEO and Founder of Life Scientific and recent winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award about her journey as an entrepreneur, the importance of a strong network, and what the future holds for Life Scientific.
Trying to change the system for the better
In the latest episode of Julius Baer’s True Connections podcast, Alan Hooks, Head of Private Clients UK, speaks with Henry de Zoete, Co-Founder of Look After My Bills. In a broad and fascinating conversation, they discuss how the business developed from the initial concept, the value of being part of the Y-Combinator incubator, why he and his co-founder decided to sell the business, and finally what it’s like to be behind the most successful deal in the history of Dragons’ Den.
A unique opportunity for motorsport to be a game changer
In our latest episode of Julius Baer’s True Connections podcast, Alan Hooks, Head of Private Clients UK, speaks with Alejandro Agag, Founder & Chairman of Formula-E, about his journey from politics into entrepreneurism and what he thinks the future holds for motor racing and transportation more broadly.
A dress rehearsal for the problems of the 21st century
In our latest episode of Julius Baer’s True Connections podcast, Julius Baer International CEO, David Durlacher, speaks with Dr. Peter Drobac, Director of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Oxford, about what the pandemic has taught us about global healthcare and what trends we may see in the future.
Philanthropy is a mixture of emotion and data
In our latest edition of Julius Baer’s True Connections podcast, Calum Brewster speaks with Marcelle Speller OBE, Founder and Chairman of Brevio – the social enterprise on a mission to digitise and standardise UK third sector grant applications – about her journey into philanthropy, the challenges charities are facing in the UK and how data can help philanthropists ensure funds are directed efficiently to where they are needed most.