This month we caught up with Randa Bennett, Founder & CEO of Veeloop. Veeloop provides a simple, safe and convenient way for teens to shop online, whilst also teaching them to become financially confident, responsible consumers.
This month we caught up with Ivan Beckley, CEO of Suvera. Suvera is transforming the healthcare industry by enabling general practices to virtually follow up patients with long-term conditions and their treatments in a convenient, fast and effective way.
This month we caught up with Louisa Ziane, the COO of Toast Ale. Louisa set up Toast in 2015 to tackle food waste. Toast uses surplus bread in the catering industry to replace barley in the brewing industry. Louisa manages the company’s commitment to people, planet and profit and ensures the brand represents Toast’s purpose.
Rebecca Saunders is the founder of Seekology, a new concept store and platform showcasing remarkable beauty + well-being brands. All the brands featured at Seekology are independent, British brands, many of which have never been sold in a physical retail store
In this edition of Igniting The Spark we speak to Alex and Anna, the two founders behind the amazing brand Hedoine. Hailing from backgrounds in finance and consulting Alex and Anna launched Hedoine in September 2018 to rave reviews.
Having worked together in the financial markets sector for more than 20 years, three friends: Mark Henry, Richard Evans and Antony Sidney-Woollett decided it was time to break away and go it on their own. Five years on and they’ve formed an independent and highly successful organisation, RAM FX, which offers a range of services in the financial markets to clients that include corporates, funds, family offices and high net-worth individuals.
This Igniting the Spark is slightly different in that we have talked to Jemilla Olufeko, the only in-house Lawyer at ROLI, a music tech start up and one of our clients. She made the move 10 months ago from working at a large city law firm when she was sent on secondment to ROLI. She loved it so much that she quit her job at the law firm and after reading this interview you will want to work there as well!
You may have seen an exciting new brand of soft drinks in the supermarket aisles lately. Nix & Kix is a “refreshingly different range of drinks with a subtle kick” – stocked in Tesco, Waitrose, Ocado and Wagamama. We had a chat with one of their founders, Kerstin Robinson. She gave us background on where the name “Nix and Kix” came from, how it all started and how they’ve grown into the thriving small business they are today.
From beach to boardroom, Cassandra Kelly has seen and done it all. After growing up in a modest Sydney suburb, daughter of a policeman and teacher, she went on to become a highly successful company director and global advisor.
Remember the film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang where the car sprouts wings and propellers and begins to fly? Well we spoke to Jim Edmondson, the CEO of Gilo Industries, the company that have created a flying practical car and anything else that’s futuristic and has to do with engines. This month sees the launch of Gilo Industries latest company and product Mako Board Sports Ltd, that makes a powered surfboard or JetBoard. We had an interesting chat with Gilo Industries, Jim about life in general and what makes him tick.