Monocle 24: The EntrepreneursAuthor: Monocle
17 Jan 2019

Monocle 24: The Entrepreneurs

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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.

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    CDLP

    Andreas Palm and Christian Larson are the co-founders of premium Swedish underwear brand CDLP, which is stocked by top hotels and retailers around the world. Larson is a filmmaker who has created music videos for artists such as Sigur Rós and Kylie Minogue; Palm is a former CEO for fashion designer Ann-Sofie Back.


  • Posted on 16 Jan 2019

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    Eureka 130: Frank Green

    When a corporate career in business strategy led Ben Young into Australia’s waste-management sector, he quickly learned that disposable cups were a huge problem for landfill sites and oceans. Young spent four years product testing a reusable cup then launched Frank Green, which makes stylish reusable cups and bottles.


  • Posted on 11 Jan 2019

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    Epic Foundation

    French serial entrepreneur Alexandre Mars has always seen business as an opportunity to drive positive social change in the world. Mars is a celebrated philanthropist and founder and CEO of the global nonprofit Epic. The foundation invests in social innovation, and transforming the lives of underprivileged youth. Mars is also the founder of blisce/, a tech fund which invests in startups; some of the profits used to fund Epic’s mission.


  • Posted on 09 Jan 2019

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    Athletic Propulsion Labs

    Adam and Ryan Goldston were student athletes at the University of Southern California when they started Athletic Propulsion Labs and created a basketball shoe proven to make players jump higher. Launched direct to consumer in 2010, APL’s Concept 1 basketball shoe became a global sensation overnight, helped along by the fact it was the first ever shoe banned by the National Basketball Association. Based in Los Angeles, APL now creates products across the luxury, performance and streetwear markets, stocked by 300 of the world’s finest high-end retailers.


  • Posted on 02 Jan 2019

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    The best of The Entrepreneurs

    For our final episode of the year, we look back at some of the most inspiring conversations we’ve had this year, unpacking everything from branding, growing a company, building a strong team, attracting investment and mentoring the next generation of business leaders. We hear from Debbie Wosskow, co-founder of The AllBright, Cal Henderson, co-founder and CTO of Slack, Alain Sylvain, founder and CEO of Sylvain Labs and menswear designer Kestin Hare.


  • Posted on 26 Dec 2018

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