MDE 3: From zero to £500k in 4 years, Dan Brousson of Onyabags UK

  PODCAST: In this episode of Mission Driven Entrepreneurs I talk to Dan Brousson who set up Onyabags as a single parent having been widowed with 2 young children. Within 4 years he was turning over £500,000 all from his kitchen table. It wasn't easy, he hit obstacles and challenges as the business grew. In this interview Dan talks candidly about his journey from corporate life to entrepreneur with a social mission, and how his business is doing its bit for the environment.   In...


The journey to setting up a vintage inspired clothing line www.alicespig.com

Nicolai Schuemann - Entrepreneur & Cass Business School MBA alumnus Why I find Nico inspiring is that he has tried a lot of different things – before settling on his current path. I sometimes get asked if you have tried lots of things whether this is a disadvantage? Certainly in this case Nico has used his past experiences to shape what he does today. An interesting journey from co-founder of a story development company for movies to completing a MBA at Cass Business School. Following a...


Interview with Jane Kenyon – a serial entrepreneur, founder of www.wellheeleddivas.com and social enterprise www.girlsoutloud.org.uk

I am always on the look out for inspiring people and I jumped at the chance to interview Jane Kenyon. Here is a recording I made of the interview and below are some highlights, in case you don’t have time to listen to it.  Listen to the interview now After a privileged upbringing, the middle child of a self made millionaire, Jane got kicked out of home at the age of 16. She built a successful corporate career culminating in Marketing Brand Director for a big multinational training company....