52 episodes

To build a successful business you must be willing to try and fail repeatedly.

Each week I sit down with Ireland's most interesting entrepreneurs and discover how they experiment and grow their business.

We uncover the secret ingredients behind every successful business and the harsh lessons learned from their failures.

If you dream of being an entrepreneur or are already running your own business, this podcast will transform how to think about business.

The Entrepreneur Experiment Gary Fox

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 4.9, 46 Ratings

To build a successful business you must be willing to try and fail repeatedly.

Each week I sit down with Ireland's most interesting entrepreneurs and discover how they experiment and grow their business.

We uncover the secret ingredients behind every successful business and the harsh lessons learned from their failures.

If you dream of being an entrepreneur or are already running your own business, this podcast will transform how to think about business.

    EE 52 - The Rich List Special with Conor McMahon from The Sunday Times

    EE 52 - The Rich List Special with Conor McMahon from The Sunday Times

    We all want to know how to get rich. But how do you become rich enough to be included on The Sunday Times Rich List?

    In this week's special episode, we look at how people get rich, stay rich, and become wealthy enough to be among the top 1000 richest people in Ireland and the UK.

    Delighted to be joined this week by Conor McMahon. He is a business reporter with The Sunday Times.

    • 55 min
    EE 51 - 37 Principles, Lessons & Rules from Ireland's best entrepreneurs

    EE 51 - 37 Principles, Lessons & Rules from Ireland's best entrepreneurs

    In this week's episode, I breakdown the key learning of every single interview with every entrepreneur that has featured on the podcast so far.

    I deliver the main learning I took from each person and how you can apply that to your business or idea.

    I also reveal The Entrepreneur Experiment Book Club and new content to be revealed next week.

    • 51 min
    EE 50 - Claire McHugh - Co-Founder & CEO Axonista

    EE 50 - Claire McHugh - Co-Founder & CEO Axonista

    A very special guest for episode 50 of The Entrepreneur Experiment.

    Claire McHugh founded Axonista in the depths of the last recession and her empire now spans the globe.

    In this episode we discuss:
    - How Claire and her co-founder were able to spot an opportunity that hadn't even presented itself yet.
    - Claire explains how they survived the early years
    - Where they found their first clients
    - Moving from a service business to becoming a product business
    - Leading in a crisis

    • 1 hr 10 min
    EE 49 - Jennie McGinn - Founder Prowlster & Opsh

    EE 49 - Jennie McGinn - Founder Prowlster & Opsh

    As the founder of Prowlster & OpSh, Jennie has been at the forefront of eCommerce innovation in Ireland since 2008.

    A fantastic entrepreneur, Jennie defines the resilience required to be a true entrepreneur.

    In a wide-ranging chat, we discover:
    - How her first venture started as a hobby
    - Why family can be the perfect co-founders
    - The major issues holding back retailers from being successful at eCommerce.
    - Knowing when to pivot and when to stop. 
    - The forthcoming boom in eCommerce post-Covid.

    • 1 hr 44 min
    EP 48 - Glen Hynes from Startup Accountant

    EP 48 - Glen Hynes from Startup Accountant

    Delighted to be joined by Glen Hynes from Startup Accountant for a very practical & timely episode.
    Glen breaks down the perfect playbook for surviving the Covid-19 crisis if already in business. We also outline a roadmap for why now might be the perfect time to start a business.
    In this episode, we discuss:
    - The Covid-19 Survival gameplan.
    - A simple explanation of what Government financial supports are available for entrepreneurs.
    - The 4 stages of starting any business
    - 3 essential steps for any first-time entrepreneur
    - How to design your perfect day to maximise productivity but also give yourself more free time for family & friends. 

    • 53 min
    EE 47 - Founder of CurrencyFair Brett Meyers & Paul Byrne, CEO

    EE 47 - Founder of CurrencyFair Brett Meyers & Paul Byrne, CEO

    In a very unique episode, I am joined by one of the founders of CurrencyFair, Brett Meyers and the current CEO, Paul Byrne.

    In this episode, we discuss:

    - How to start a business in a recession

    - Raising your first €400k

    - Building consumer trust as a startup

    - Leading without ego & recognizing your strengths

    - Managing in a crisis

    - Preparing your business for a post COVID world. 

    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
46 Ratings

46 Ratings

The Irish Country Home ,

Really Enjoable

A really enjoyable podcast with a wide range of entrepreneurs. Gary asks the questions we all want answered and it’s so refreshing to hear people take us through both the highs and the lows of their business journey with open honesty.

Madman :p ,

Well worth it.

Learned a lot, very insightful.

Tennyfix ,

Insightful and engaging

I really enjoy these podcasts. The guests are not always people I know but all are interesting and Gary Fox is an informal interviewer who keeps things moving along nicely. There is always something to be learned

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