Monocle 24: The EntrepreneursAuthor: Monocle
26 Sep 2018

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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    Eureka 116: Clippings

    Adel Zakout is an architect-turned-entrepreneur and the co-founder of Clippings, a digital platform for interior designers that allows them to easily source products, from furniture to light fittings. Adel launched the company with Tom Mallory back in 2014 and it has since expanded fast. Earlier this month the company announced that it had closed a $15m (€12.7m) Series B investment round – led by Farfetch, Moda Operandi and Rent the Runway.


  • Posted on 24 Sep 2018

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    The new face of finance

    This week we’re taking an in-depth look at how a host of start-ups are bringing more people into the worlds of personal finance and investment. We meet four entrepreneurs who are making the world of finance easier to understand and engaging people who wouldn’t ordinarily invest their money. We hear from Max Rofagha, founder of Finimize, Ben Stanway and Charlie Mortimer, co-founders of Moneybox, and Emilie Bellet, founder of Vestpod.


  • Posted on 19 Sep 2018

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    Eureka 115: Octopus Energy

    Greg Jackson has worn many hats over the course of his career. He co-founded marketing-technology business C360 in the early 2000s and then sold it to the Tangent Group in 2006; after that he went on to work for several companies across various sectors, from healthcare to finance. Then, three years ago, he launched Octopus Energy, a green-energy provider set up to rival the so-called “Big Six” energy companies that dominate the UK market.


  • Posted on 14 Sep 2018

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    Allbirds

    Tim Brown was a professional footballer in his native New Zealand before deciding to create environmentally friendly footwear. He is the co-founder of Allbirds, a booming shoe brand with sustainability at its heart; earlier this year the company sold its one millionth pair.


  • Posted on 12 Sep 2018

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    Eureka 114: Adorno

    Adorno is a digital platform for design-lovers that enables people to discover and buy one-of-a-kind and limited-edition pieces direct from designers around the world. Part marketplace, part online gallery, the site was launched last year by Copenhagen-based entrepreneurs Kristian Snorre Andersen and Martin Clausen, and has already garnered fans worldwide.


  • Posted on 07 Sep 2018

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