Monocle 24: The Entrepreneurs

by Monocle

Monocle 24: The Entrepreneurs
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 121
  • Last: 9 Mar 2018
Monocle 24’s weekly tour of the most inspiring people, companies and ideas in global business, whether they are starting from scratch, reinvigorating the family firm or developing new technology.

Episodes (121)

  • Eureka 88: Eric Brass
    Eureka 88: Eric Brass
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    Published: 9 Mar 2018 Duration: 07:30
    One-time banker Eric Brass explains the origins of Tequila Tromba, the Toronto-based premium tequila brand he co-founded in 2011.
    One-time banker Eric Brass explains the origins of Tequila Tromba, the Toronto-based premium tequila brand he co-founded in 2011.

  • Romée de Goriainoff, Experimental Group
    Romée de Goriainoff, Experimental Group
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    Published: 7 Mar 2018 Duration: 27:22
    Romée de Goriainoff is one of the three co-founders of Experimental Group, the French hospitality brand that launched Paris’s first proper cocktail bar and is now the name behind restaurants, bars and even hotels the world over. But it all ... Read more →
    Romée de Goriainoff is one of the three co-founders of Experimental Group, the French hospitality brand that launched Paris’s first proper cocktail bar and is now the name behind restaurants, bars and even hotels the world over. But it all ... Read more →

  • Eureka 87: Kroft Furniture
    Eureka 87: Kroft Furniture
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    Published: 2 Mar 2018 Duration: 06:31
    Dustin Kroft went from moving furniture to making and designing it in 2015, when he established his eponymous design studio in Toronto. He traces the journey of Kroft Furniture and his ambitions for the firm.
    Dustin Kroft went from moving furniture to making and designing it in 2015, when he established his eponymous design studio in Toronto. He traces the journey of Kroft Furniture and his ambitions for the firm.

  • James Eden, Private White VC
    James Eden, Private White VC
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    Published: 28 Feb 2018 Duration: 30:00
    In 2010, James Eden gave up a job in finance to turn around a 100-year-old factory in Manchester. The result is Private White VC, a luxury menswear brand where everything is made in Britain. Eden tells us how Private White VC breathed new l... Read more →
    In 2010, James Eden gave up a job in finance to turn around a 100-year-old factory in Manchester. The result is Private White VC, a luxury menswear brand where everything is made in Britain. Eden tells us how Private White VC breathed new l... Read more →

  • Eureka 86: Feldspar
    Eureka 86: Feldspar
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    Published: 23 Feb 2018 Duration: 09:56
    Jeremy Brown and his wife Cath left a vibrant life in London to move to the Devonshire countryside. There they launched Feldspar, a design brand that produces everything from tableware to lambswool blankets and is stocked in some of the bes... Read more →
    Jeremy Brown and his wife Cath left a vibrant life in London to move to the Devonshire countryside. There they launched Feldspar, a design brand that produces everything from tableware to lambswool blankets and is stocked in some of the bes... Read more →

  • Lightspeed, Dax Dasilva
    Lightspeed, Dax Dasilva
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    Published: 21 Feb 2018 Duration: 30:00
    Dax Dasilva is the founder and CEO of Lightspeed, a tech firm founded in Montréal in 2005. The company provides point-of-sale software for small retailers and restaurants around the world, helping them to manage inventory, sell online and c... Read more →
    Dax Dasilva is the founder and CEO of Lightspeed, a tech firm founded in Montréal in 2005. The company provides point-of-sale software for small retailers and restaurants around the world, helping them to manage inventory, sell online and c... Read more →

  • Eureka 85: Capo Capo – Toronto’s own aperitivo rosso
    Eureka 85: Capo Capo – Toronto’s own aperitivo rosso
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    Published: 16 Feb 2018 Duration: 08:51
    Joel Clarke, Owen Walker and Diti Katona trace the story of their Toronto-based small-batch aperitivo rosso brand Capo Capo.
    Joel Clarke, Owen Walker and Diti Katona trace the story of their Toronto-based small-batch aperitivo rosso brand Capo Capo.

  • Amelia Harvey, The Collective
    Amelia Harvey, The Collective
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    Published: 14 Feb 2018 Duration: 30:00
    Amelia Harvey is the woman behind The Collective, an innovative yoghurt brand that has shaken up the dairy aisles of supermarkets across the UK and Europe with its playful packaging and fruity flavours. Founded in 2011 as a joint venture wi... Read more →
    Amelia Harvey is the woman behind The Collective, an innovative yoghurt brand that has shaken up the dairy aisles of supermarkets across the UK and Europe with its playful packaging and fruity flavours. Founded in 2011 as a joint venture wi... Read more →

  • Eureka 84: Archie Lee Coates IV, PlayLab
    Eureka 84: Archie Lee Coates IV, PlayLab
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    Published: 9 Feb 2018 Duration: 11:27
    Archie Lee Coates IV traces the story of PlayLab, the creative studio he co-founded in New York in 2009.
    Archie Lee Coates IV traces the story of PlayLab, the creative studio he co-founded in New York in 2009.

  • It’s Nice That
    It’s Nice That
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    Published: 7 Feb 2018 Duration: 30:00
    Alex Bec is the co-founder of the HudsonBec Group, a company which began in 2007 with a website called ‘It’s Nice That’. The mission of the website was, and still is, to “enable creativity to thrive” and it does this by giving ex... Read more →
    Alex Bec is the co-founder of the HudsonBec Group, a company which began in 2007 with a website called ‘It’s Nice That’. The mission of the website was, and still is, to “enable creativity to thrive” and it does this by giving ex... Read more →

  • Eureka 83: Mungo & Maud
    Eureka 83: Mungo & Maud
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    Published: 2 Feb 2018 Duration: 10:04
    Michael and Nicola Sacher are the husband-and-wife team behind cat-and-dog outfitters Mungo & Maud. In this episode, they tell us how their English setter sparked the idea for the brand and how it has grown into the world's top s... Read more →
    Michael and Nicola Sacher are the husband-and-wife team behind cat-and-dog outfitters Mungo & Maud. In this episode, they tell us how their English setter sparked the idea for the brand and how it has grown into the world's top s... Read more →

  • From e-commerce to bricks and mortar
    From e-commerce to bricks and mortar
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    Published: 31 Jan 2018 Duration: 30:00
    In the early years of the internet and social media, many assumed that e-commerce would eclipse traditional retail. But today many brands are successfully shifting their focus away from the screen and back to the high street. We ... Read more →
    In the early years of the internet and social media, many assumed that e-commerce would eclipse traditional retail. But today many brands are successfully shifting their focus away from the screen and back to the high street. We ... Read more →

  • Eureka 82: Gaelyne Leslie - Crawford Street Natural Skin Care
    Eureka 82: Gaelyne Leslie - Crawford Street Natural Skin Care
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    Published: 26 Jan 2018 Duration: 07:45
    Toronto-based cosmetics entrepreneur Gaelyne Leslie explains why she left a career in investigative journalism to fill a niche in the all-natural cosmetics sector with her company, Crawford Street Natural Skin Care.
    Toronto-based cosmetics entrepreneur Gaelyne Leslie explains why she left a career in investigative journalism to fill a niche in the all-natural cosmetics sector with her company, Crawford Street Natural Skin Care.

  • Master & Dynamic
    Master & Dynamic
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    Published: 24 Jan 2018 Duration: 30:00
    Jonathan Levine is the co-founder and CEO of Master & Dynamic, a New York-based company that makes high-end headphones and audio accessories. Levine talks about the early days of the company, its many collaborations and why it is... Read more →
    Jonathan Levine is the co-founder and CEO of Master & Dynamic, a New York-based company that makes high-end headphones and audio accessories. Levine talks about the early days of the company, its many collaborations and why it is... Read more →

  • Eureka 81: Voysis, Peter Cahill
    Eureka 81: Voysis, Peter Cahill
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    Published: 19 Jan 2018 Duration: 08:18
    Peter Cahill is the founder of Voysis, an Irish start-up that has developed an intelligent personal assistant to rival the likes of Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa. Cahill tells us about his journey and why being independent is a... Read more →
    Peter Cahill is the founder of Voysis, an Irish start-up that has developed an intelligent personal assistant to rival the likes of Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa. Cahill tells us about his journey and why being independent is a... Read more →

  • Basque masters
    Basque masters
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    Published: 17 Jan 2018 Duration: 30:00
    Melody Adams and partner Nemanja Borjanovic were working in the City before a trip to San Sebastián inspired them to quit and open a restaurant. Serving traditional Basque cuisine, Donostia was launched in 2012 in London's Maryle... Read more →
    Melody Adams and partner Nemanja Borjanovic were working in the City before a trip to San Sebastián inspired them to quit and open a restaurant. Serving traditional Basque cuisine, Donostia was launched in 2012 in London's Maryle... Read more →

  • Eureka 80: Marc Popper – Café Paradiso
    Eureka 80: Marc Popper – Café Paradiso
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    Published: 12 Jan 2018 Duration: 09:35
    Marc Popper is the co-founder of Italian-inspired espresso bar and restaurant Café Paradiso in Geneva. In this episode he tells us how his previous work in branding helped him conceptualise the Paradiso and how he partnered with ... Read more →
    Marc Popper is the co-founder of Italian-inspired espresso bar and restaurant Café Paradiso in Geneva. In this episode he tells us how his previous work in branding helped him conceptualise the Paradiso and how he partnered with ... Read more →

  • East London Liquor Company
    East London Liquor Company
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    Published: 10 Jan 2018 Duration: 30:00
    Alex Wolpert is the founder of the East London Liquor Company, a distillery located in a former glue factory in Bow Wharf. Founded in 2013 with the intention of reviving east London’s lost legacy of distilling, the company now pr... Read more →
    Alex Wolpert is the founder of the East London Liquor Company, a distillery located in a former glue factory in Bow Wharf. Founded in 2013 with the intention of reviving east London’s lost legacy of distilling, the company now pr... Read more →

  • Eureka 79: Bather, Kyle Kaminsky
    Eureka 79: Bather, Kyle Kaminsky
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    Published: 5 Jan 2018 Duration: 08:39
    Founded in 2013, Bather was the product of an incorrectly packed suitcase sent to Croatia that led Kyle Kaminsky to realise that there was a gap in the market for affordable high-quality men’s swimwear. He decided to start his ow... Read more →
    Founded in 2013, Bather was the product of an incorrectly packed suitcase sent to Croatia that led Kyle Kaminsky to realise that there was a gap in the market for affordable high-quality men’s swimwear. He decided to start his ow... Read more →

  • Make Shift
    Make Shift
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    Published: 3 Jan 2018 Duration: 30:00
    James Leay is part of the team behind Make Shift, a social enterprise that designs, builds and manages new public destinations that house independent businesses. Make Shift has been behind successful revitalisations of London spa... Read more →
    James Leay is part of the team behind Make Shift, a social enterprise that designs, builds and manages new public destinations that house independent businesses. Make Shift has been behind successful revitalisations of London spa... Read more →