Monocle 24: The Entrepreneurs
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 20810/07/15
We meet Justin Hall, a fifth generation sock maker and CEO of luxury sock brand Pantherella, tell the story of Canadian publisher Coach House Books and speak to the authors of the new book ‘Friend Foe’ who explain when to compete and when to...
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 207
We explore the world of sonic branding with the CEO of Austria-based company Raven and Finch; Roo Rogers and Yves Béhar of fuseproject talk about the Spring Accelerator, a venture that supports businesses helping the lives of adolescent girls in East...
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 206
We sit down with Frank Muytjens, head of men’s design at J.Crew, and hear how the company transformed from a preppy catalogue brand into a consistently on-point icon in the global menswear market. We also talk to the British business duo behind...
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 205
We visit the team behind American manufacturing company Knickerbocker and tour their Brooklyn factory; investigate the success stories of city governments around the world in promoting local entrepreneurship and innovation; and profile Swedish...
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 204
We visit Rio de Janeiro to see how city hall is working to keep classic retailers alive. We also tell the story of a Lisbon couple who left the big city to revive traditional wool manufacturing in the Portuguese mountains. Plus: the Winkreative team...
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 203
We paint a colourful picture of the art world’s framing superstars John Jones. Taking a journey from the company’s massive London headquarters to its bespoke wood mill outside the capital, we tell the story of this successful second-generation family...
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 202
We talk to entrepreneurs and innovation experts Martin Amor and Alex Pellew about their new book ‘The Idea In You’, a toolkit for taking an idea and turning it into a business. We also meet Lorenzo Curci, who explains why he quit his job in equity...
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 201
We survey the start-up scene in Lebanon and meet the founders of Detroit-based brand Floyd. Plus: the Winkreative team explores the future of content marketing.
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 200
We meet Jason Goldberg and Petrus Palmer of Berlin-based start-up Hem and talk to Phil Hutcheon of mobile app DICE about why transparency is the future of live music ticketing. Plus: we’re in the West Bank city of Hebron to profile the revival of the...
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 199
We profile the career of Pleurat Shabani, who shares his journey as the creator of Konik’s Tail, one of the world’s most-loved vodka brands. We then meet Simran Lal, CEO of Delhi-based Good Earth, a family-managed brand known for revolutionising...
The Entrepreneurs - Episode198
The team behind California-based wilderness perfumer Juniper Ridge share their passion for their products. We also investigate the business model and future of car-sharing service DriveNow. Plus: one year after profiling a family-run business in...
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 197
We explore the future of long-term crowdfunding via the San Francisco-based start-up Patreon, Edward Tse shares lessons from his new book ‘China’s Disruptors’, New Zealander Henry Wadworth-Watts reveals why he quit his day job to build jet boats and...
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 196
We explore the career of Robert Tateossian, who went from city banker to cufflink king. We also meet the entrepreneur behind Indian brand Nappa Dori, who hopes to harness his country’s textile traditions and take them to a new level. Plus, our man in...
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 195
We explore the growing start-up scene in Tehran, survey the young entrepreneurs of Gaza City and head to Finland to profile a unique campaign to improve the financial fortunes of Radio Helsinki.
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 194
A special episode on the future of hospitality featuring Greg Marsh of Onefinestay, Miguel McKelvey of WeWork and Robert Warman of Langham Hospitality Group.
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 193
A special episode on clothing entrepreneurs around the world. We meet the co-founder of YMC, a mainstay of the British fashion scene; chat with the Porto-based entrepreneur behind luxury loungewear label Walls of Benin; head to Brooklyn to visit...
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 192
We visit a boutique winery in the West Bank and head to Lebanon to learn about an engineer’s corporate social-responsibility project and a generations-old family of glass blowers. Plus: David Abrahamovitch explains why his London coffee empire Grind...
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 191
We meet the founder of flight tracking service FlightAware and visit an unusual anti-stress club in Buenos Aires. George Bamford discusses men’s grooming and custom watches and our man in Madrid discovers how to adopt a Spanish olive tree.
The Entrepreneurs - Episode 190
A special episode explores the future and meaning of ‘work’. We visit Dawson Denim’s workshop on England’s south coast, learn why Lebanese telecoms entrepreneur Mahdi Yahya has created a free working space for creative types in London and hear about...
The Entrepreneurs - Edition 189
We meet Björn Jeffery, co-founder and CEO of Stockholm-based game development studio Toca Boca and discuss innovation in education with Finnish entrepreneur Saku Tuominen. Plus, the Winkreative team looks at KidZania, the role-playing theme parks for...
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