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January 1, 2021

Final episode of 2020 - Thank you

222 Founders stories shared. This final summary of the year is just to say a big thank you to all the Founders365 guests, listeners, and supporters. 

Season two is inbound with new guests, more stories, and more insights to share. 

It has been one hell of a year and being able to share 222 stories with you has been an honor. I am truly thankful to every listener for supporting Founders365. 

 

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Founders365 is hosted by business coach Steven Haggerty and shares the real stories from Founders who run inspiring and exciting companies.

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December 18, 2020

#222 - Sam Watson Jones - Co-Founder of Small Robot Company

Sam Watson Jones is Co-Founder and President of Small Robot Company and a 4th generation arable farmer. Small Robot Company is on a mission to help farmers feed the world whilst regenerating the planet. Their sustainable farming robots Tom, Dick and Harry will deliver Per Plant Farming for the world's biggest food crops.

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December 17, 2020

#221 - Amna Akhtar - Co-founder and Creative Director of GirlDreamer

Amna Akhtar is a leader, author, mentor and advocate for a better quality of living, especially for women of colour. Professionally, she is the Co-founder and Creative Director of GirlDreamer , a social enterprise that supports women of colour personally and professionally to tackle social inequality. Her work has led to GirlDreamer becoming one of the “Top 50 most exciting, innovative and disruptive creative companies in England” and “Most Influential Leadership Development Enterprise 2020 - UK”, whilst she has personally been acknowledged as one of Birmingham’s “30 under 30”.

In her personal time, Amna advocates for holistic and purposeful living, her mantra “I can & I will” has seen her through some of life’s tough challenges and her dreamer mindset has always ensured she never settles and always strives for greatness in all she pursues. Amna holds intentional living at the core of all she is and does and considers herself to be the ultimate ‘GirlDreamer’.

Founders365 is hosted by business coach Steven Haggerty and shares the real stories from Founders who run inspiring and exciting companies.

December 15, 2020

#220 - Camille Lurton - Founder & Director at Pixl Media

Camille Lurton is a former content producer turned entrepreneur. After working for a couple of years in the digital industry from large corporations to small businesses between the U.S and Hong Kong, she decided to take the leap and start her own company at the age of 27. Pixl Media was born out of both frustration for the current video content industry and the need for radical change. Settling first in Hong Kong in 2019, Pixl just recently expended to London where it is now based and operates between Asia and Europe.

Founders365 is hosted by business coach Steven Haggerty and shares the real stories from Founders who run inspiring and exciting companies.

December 10, 2020

#219 - Jeroen Corthout - Co-Founder at Salesflare

Jeroen Corthout is co-founder and CEO of Salesflare, an intelligent CRM built for SMBs selling B2B, mostly popular with agencies and fast-growing startup companies.

Salesflare itself was founded when Jeroen and his co-founder Lieven wanted to follow up the leads for their software company in an easier way. They didn't like to keep track of their leads manually and built Salesflare, which pulls customer data together automatically and then actively helps you to follow up.

It's now the most popular CRM on Product Hunt and top-rated on review platforms like G2 for its ease of use and automation features.

Founders365 is hosted by business coach Steven Haggerty and shares the real stories from Founders who run inspiring and exciting companies.

December 9, 2020

#218 - Tessa Clarke - Co-Founder & CEO of OLIO - Share More, Waste Less

Tessa Clarke is Co-Founder & CEO of OLIO • Share More, Waste Less, a free app tackling the problem of food waste by connecting neighbours with each other, and volunteers with local businesses, so that surplus food can be shared, not thrown away. Since launching 4 years ago, 2.5 million people have joined OLIO and together they’ve shared over 9 million portions of food taken 27 million car miles off the road  and saved 1 billion litres of water

Tessa started her career as a strategy consultant at Boston Consulting Group and then spent 10 years as a digital Managing Director in the media, retail and financial services sectors. She met her co-founder Saasha Celestial-One whilst they were studying for their MBAs at Stanford. Tessa is passionate about the sharing economy as a solution for a sustainable world, and about ‘profit with purpose’ as the next business paradigm.

Founders365 is hosted by business coach Steven Haggerty and shares the real stories from Founders who run inspiring and exciting companies.

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December 8, 2020

#217 - Amber Perng - Founder of Salmo

Salmo Visa is an online service in the form of a web app, it is designed to help UK immigrants prepare/organise their visa applications faster and easier, without the need of hiring a lawyer.

Amber Perng is a Taiwanese product designer who initially moved to the UK as a student. After graduating from Central Saint Martins, she co-founded a design studio, Meahe Design and began the entrepreneurial journey.

In 2019, she applied for her latest visa and faced an enormous struggle in the application process. After spending £3,600 on a lawyer, thinking that this would make life easier, she quickly realised the lawyer didn’t do anything more than what she expected or did already. Feeling furious about this situation, the idea of Salmo began to grow in her mind.

Founders365 is hosted by business coach Steven Haggerty and shares the real stories from Founders who run inspiring and exciting companies.

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December 7, 2020

#216 - Kim Antoniou - CEO & Co-Founder of Auris Tech

Kim Antoniou is an award-winning tech entrepreneur and Founder and CEO of Auris Tech Limited, inventors of a unique voice recognition engine designed to work specifically with children’s voices.

It is the engine behind the award-winning, and government accredited reading platform, Fonetti - the world’s first children’s listening bookshop App, developed in collaboration with The University of Edinburgh and available in the AppleStore and soon, the Google Play Store.

Founders365 is hosted by business coach Steven Haggerty and shares the real stories from Founders who run inspiring and exciting companies.

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December 1, 2020

#215 - Sohn Supradya Aursudkij - Founder at Drink JIN JIN

Sohn set up Drink JIN JIN in 2019 and launched in 2020.

New drink brand JIN JIN has launched its cultured fruit and vegetable drink concentrate as it looks to bring the ancient Asian drink to the UK. Packed full of probiotics and complex enzymes from more than 35 raw and natural ingredients, JIN JIN is a fermented drink containing living beneficial bacteria which supporting gut health which helps introduce balance to the body's functions.

Low in sugar content, JIN JIN is a great alternative to sugary soft drinks and a gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan ingredient for every occasion. Unlike fermented tea-based kombucha ready to drink products, JIN JIN is a cordial, similar in consistency to honey and it’s recommended to mix 1 part (20ml) of the concentrate with 10 parts water (still or sparkling). The drink can also be added to smoothies, or used as a mixer in your favourite cocktail.

Founders365 is hosted by business coach Steven Haggerty and shares the real stories from Founders who run inspiring and exciting companies.

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November 30, 2020

#214 - Neil Laughton - Founder & CEO at Laughton & Co

Neil Laughton is a former Royal Marine Commando, Special Forces veteran and helicopter pilot. He is an entrepreneur who founded a group of companies in the construction industry, built the business to £40m turnover before selling up to a FTSE 100 company. Currently, he is Managing Director of an experiential training company, Chairman of the Scientific Exploration Society and Founder of the Penny Farthing Club.

Neil is passionate about travel, sport and adventure. He has organised and led 50+ expeditions on 7 continents by land, sea and air. He climbed Mt Everest with Bear Grylls, circumnavigated the UK & Ireland on a jet-ski and he piloted the world's first road legal flying car on a 10,000 km journey from London to Timbuktu.

Founders365 is hosted by business coach Steven Haggerty and shares the real stories from Founders who run inspiring and exciting companies.