Anna Frankowska is a pro when it comes to planning a night out, as proved with her party app Nightset, but one university deemed it “too laddish” and invoked a ban – a move that worked in her favour.
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Since its launch in 2012, San Francisco-based precommerce platform Teespring has transformed entirely to become a business with over half a billion dollars in funding from VC giants.
We’ve all had our share of unique jobs, but possibly topping most experiences is being hired to protect a horse from Glastonbury festival revellers. James Cadbury, founder of Love Cocoa, unveils his one-time strange job to Real Business.
Entrepreneurs can often be viewed as an overnight success, but it took a while for event ticketing platform FIXR to find its feet – and when it did, the turnaround took just 15 minutes.
Despite having a background in engineering, Siddhi Mehta decided to fill a gap in the market – and people’s stomachs – by creating a healthy snack business and forging a path as a food entrepreneur.
Clive Jackson, CEO and founder of on-demand private jet service Victor, took time away from the luxury of flight and joined us on the ground for our latest Black Cab Entrepreneurs interview.
In just five years since launch, PR agency FieldHouse Associates has grown from a one-person outfit to a focused firm with royalty among clientele.
The founders of Candy Kittens, Jamie Laing and Ed Williams, joined Real Business for Black Cab Entrepreneurs, discussing how the business has progressed since raising £300,000 on Seedrs – and the “weird” decision they made after it.
Timothy Armoo has a world domination mission for his Snapchat-based advertising business Fanbytes, which the 21-year-old serial entrepreneur and computer scientist will achieve by fending off the competition – “old people”.
On our latest Black Cab Entrepreneur journey, people person Anna Frankowska told us how she went from party girl to economics graduate to investment banker and back again, returning to merrymaking with Party Hype.
Possessing the Cadbury’s name could have struck fear into James Cadbury, the great-great-grandson of the chocolatier, but he’s ready for the challenge with a confectionery business of his own – Love Cocoa.
Recruitment app Syft only launched in 2015, but the future of the business looks extremely bright, driven by a solid concept designed to create real change in an otherwise stagnant industry, as we found out when speaking to co-founders Jack Beaman and Novo Abakare.