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Five questions for: Edward Hancock, Founder of The Cheese Geek
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Five questions for: Edward Hancock, Founder of The Cheese Geek

The Cheese Geek is a modern online cheesemonger which hopes to make "buying cheese as fun and easy as eating it".
22 May 2019
Five questions for: Jennifer Quigley-Jones, founder and managing director, Digital Voices
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Five questions for: Jennifer Quigley-Jones, founder and managing director, Digital Voices

Digital Voices builds ad campaigns by pairing companies with people who make videos on YouTube.
1 May 2019
Five questions for: Neil Kadagathur, co-founder of Creditspring
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Five questions for: Neil Kadagathur, co-founder of Creditspring

Creditspring provides small and convenient loans that it claims offer better value and a safer model than most overdrafts, credit cards and payday len…
3 Apr 2019
Danielle Kendall: hatching a plan from a hen party
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Danielle Kendall: hatching a plan from a hen party

Danielle Kendall had had enough of tacky hen party gifts, so launched her own company, Team Hen, to make more tasteful products.
26 Mar 2019
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Five questions for: Lindsay Willott, CEO of Customer Thermometer
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Five questions for: Lindsay Willott, CEO of Customer Thermometer

Customer Thermometer's “one-click” email feedback tool helps businesses get accurate feedback from their customers in seconds.
6 Mar 2019
How I created a blooming business selling flowers online
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How I created a blooming business selling flowers online

Lana Elie launched her online marketplace, Floom, in March 2016. Now it sells to customers in 134 countries, employs a staff of 14, and expects turnov…
5 Mar 2019
Five questions for: George Chalmers, CEO of Migrate
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Five questions for: George Chalmers, CEO of Migrate

Migrate saves households money on energy bills without homeowners having to lift a finger. 
20 Feb 2019
Five questions for... David Mantle, co-founder, Stashbee
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Five questions for... David Mantle, co-founder, Stashbee

Stashbee is an online, sharing-economy platform that connects individuals and businesses who have spare spaces with people who need them.
1 Feb 2019
The global spring clean that made Marie Kondo an $8m fortune
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The global spring clean that made Marie Kondo an $8m fortune

Marie Kondo’s book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, has sold ten million copies, and it’s easy to see why.
1 Feb 2019
Five questions for: Sanj Mahal, CEO of AndCo
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Five questions for: Sanj Mahal, CEO of AndCo

AndCo transforms spaces in pubs, cafes, hotel lobbies and restaurants into co-working spaces during the working week.
18 Jan 2019
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Money makers: a start-up masterclass in profits
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Money makers: a start-up masterclass in profits

When Payal Kadakia could find the dance class she wanted, she decided to make the search easier – much easier, says Chris Carter.
21 Dec 2018
Five questions for: Imam Hoque, Quantexa
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Five questions for: Imam Hoque, Quantexa

By bringing together disparate data sets and enriching internal data with external sources, Quantexa can produce insights to allow for better-informed…
14 Dec 2018
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Money makers: a recipe for success in cosmetics
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Money makers: a recipe for success in cosmetics

Gregg Renfrew set out to shake up the personal care industry when she started Beautycounter. Chris Carter reports.
7 Dec 2018
Five questions for: John Ramsay, CEO of Shift 8*
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Five questions for: John Ramsay, CEO of Shift 8*

Shift 8* makes the Tovertafel, a series of award-winning games aimed at those living with mid-to-late-stage dementia.
30 Nov 2018
Building a powerhouse beauty brand
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Building a powerhouse beauty brand

Jamie O'Banion, a former Miss Teen Texas, developed a passion for chemistry at the age of 12, out of which she created a $100m cosmetics company.
23 Nov 2018
Nappy ever after: turning a crisis into a £6m turnover
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Nappy ever after: turning a crisis into a £6m turnover

Guy Schanschieff had always wanted to start a business but was lacking a strong idea. But a conversation about dirty nappies spurred him into action.
9 Nov 2018
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Moneymakers: airbag in a helmet is a lifesaver
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Moneymakers: airbag in a helmet is a lifesaver

The Hövding airbag bike helmet is worn as a collar and inflates into a hood around your head in a fraction of a second when its sophisticated algorith…
2 Nov 2018
Five questions for Ravi Sharma, CEO of PoochPlay
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Five questions for Ravi Sharma, CEO of PoochPlay

PoochPlay is a dog activity monitor and wellbeing-management app that aims to cover all aspects of dog health and safety.
2 Nov 2018
Money makers: brewing Dane on a Rick-roll
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Money makers: brewing Dane on a Rick-roll

Mikkel Borg Bjergso is a beer-brewing Dane who is taking over the world with his range of ales. Chris Carter reports.
26 Oct 2018
Alisa Zotimova: a happy ending for a failed Russian actress
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Alisa Zotimova: a happy ending for a failed Russian actress

Six years ago, Alisa Zotimova came to terms with the fact that she would never realise her childhood dream of becoming an actress, so she used her sav…
19 Oct 2018
Five questions for... Nakul Sharma, CEO of Hostmaker
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Five questions for... Nakul Sharma, CEO of Hostmaker

Hostmaker is a property-management company with the all-embracing aim of bringing a five-star hotel service to homes.
19 Oct 2018
Pesky Fish: how an app for fresh fish landed investors
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Pesky Fish: how an app for fresh fish landed investors

Ben King launched his app, Pesky Fish, to reinvent the seafood supply chain and create a more sustainable industry for fish, fishermen and consumers.
12 Oct 2018
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Five questions for... Edward Holroyd Pearce, co-founder, Virtual Internships
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Five questions for... Edward Holroyd Pearce, co-founder, Virtual Internships

Virtual Internships matches candidates with companies looking for remote interns.
5 Oct 2018
Money makers: British space firm shoots for the stars
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Money makers: British space firm shoots for the stars

When Mike Lawton realised he couldn't fly spacecraft, he decided to make parts for them instead. Chris Carter reports.
5 Oct 2018
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