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Tech entrepreneur Jess Butcher MBE on Capital Conversation this Sunday

Jess Butcher joins Michael this weekend to talk about recently-launched Tick and its mission to enable a million people to do a billion new things. Asked for her take on gender representation in the digital world, she says, "The longer I've been involved in the women...

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RAZOR SHARP INSIGHT: WILL KING ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION

King of Shaves Will King described himself as an ‘accidental entrepreneur’ last night on the Capital Conversation, “I went from a really nice salary and a car that I couldn’t afford, and long story short, I decided to back myself and solve a problem.” The problem...

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SUCCESSFUL DELIVERY: JOE WICKS AND TIMO BOLDT ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION

Entrepreneurs are known to dine out on their origin stories. For The Body Coach Joe Wicks and Gousto co-founder and CEO Timo Boldt, those tales share a remarkable ingredient: both started out by delivering their products personally. In Joe’s case it was fitness classes, while for...

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THE JOY OF CONNECTING: BRUCE DAISLEY ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION 

The 2008 US presidential election was widely known as ‘the Facebook election’, with Barack Obama using social media to engage younger voters and raise funds. At the time, Twitter’s vice-president for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Bruce Daisley had stepped into social media with YouTube. More...

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PARENT-TECH FOUNDER ON RAISING A BUSINESS  

The overwhelming and often overlooked loneliness of being a new mum inspired Katie Massie-Taylor to launch Mush, a social networking app for mums to connect with others. Speaking to Michael Hayman on the Capital Conversation, Katie says: “[Mush] came out of this problem that mums face...

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A CAPITAL COMPILATION: THE BEST OF CAPITAL CONVERSATION IN 2018

Some 24 UK-based business leaders passed through the Capital Conversation studios in 2018, telling their stories of what it takes to make it in Britain today. From Monzo’s Tom Blomfield – whose digital bank gained over one million users in just two years – to Renée...

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DISTILLING DYNASTY: GIN ENTREPRENEURS JAMES AND MIRANDA HAYMAN

Capital Conversation slipped into the festive mood this week as Hayman’s of London owners James and Miranda Hayman joined Michael to mull over the gin industry. Siblings James and Miranda are the fifth generation to oversee the 155-year-old distillery, which sells enough product to...

Martin McCourt and Michael Hayman on the Capital Conversation
IDEAS, AMBITION, EDUCATION: THE RECIPE FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS

Martin McCourt is no stranger to manufacturing business success. In his role as CEO of Dyson for over 15 years, he helped a small start-up become one of the UK’s greatest business success stories. Talking to Michael on this weekend’s episode of Capital Conversation, Martin explains...

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MARTIN MCCOURT ON THE CAPITAL CONVERSATION

Former Dyson CEO Martin McCourt is Michael’s guest on Capital Conversation this Sunday. In a discussion that focuses on the future of work, Martin provides his thoughts on what British industry needs to do to improve its productivity, how automation will affect employment, and the UK’s...

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1000 DAYS IN: TOM BLOMFIELD ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION

Creator of the fast growth digital bank known for its hot coral bank card, Monzo’s Tom Blomfield has won over 1 million customers and a £1 billion valuation in just 1000 days. He shared his entrepreneurial journey with Michael last night on Capital Conversation. Recalling how he...