Famous entrepreneur interviews
Famous Entrepreneurs & entrepreneur interviews
What are you aiming for?
We visited the Brompton Bicycle factory to witness the building of a global brand
We chat to New Call Telecom CEO Nigel Eastwood
He’s done it again.
Fans of the 28-year-old shirts business include Lord Sugar
From entrepreneurs, authors and icons
“I want to be more famous than Persil,” Victoria Beckham declared at the beginning of her career.
The former England cricket captain tells us what he’s learnt about being in charge
We talk to founder and TV star Dave Fishwick about the new bank that half the country want to switch to
The scientist and TV personality discusses the problem with getting kids interested in STEM careers
The effervescent chairman and founder of Cobra Beer speaks out
Meet innocent drinks founder Richard Reed: "If you can organise a wedding, you can be an entrepreneur"
The innocent co-founder on UK entrepreneurialism
We meet founder and CEO Will King
The UK’s Fairtrade chocolate category is exploding
His company turns over £387m and has almost one million customers. What does he forecast for yours?
Fortune Magazine has published an excerpt from Warren Buffett’s annual Berkshire-Hathaway shareholders’ letter. In it, Buffet reflects on real estate purchases he made and the lessons they offer investors.
His clients include everyone from Saddam Hussein to the Gandhis…
CEO Dave Goldberg on why he’s coming to the capital
The Entrepreneurs' Manifesto: London leaders tell us what government must do to stimulate enterprise
Marking the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week
The entrepreneur hopes to disrupt the £355m storage market
“The Tories must do a deal with UKIP,” he says
She tells us about the rapid technological changes in the payment industry
“We did get things wrong,” Harding tells us
He floated his first company for £120m, aged 31. Now Powa CEO Dan Wagner says the UK doesn't get tech
The serial tech entrepreneur on his latest venture
Why Hearsay Social has set up a London HQ
Can he repeat YO! Sushi’s success?
Chairman Vernon Hill on his plans for London domination, and getting 200,000 customers in three years
Edwina Dunn, co-founder of Dunnhumby, on what she did next
Why the 148-year old chain will always be family-owned
How this Englishman made a killing in Brazil’s social housing sector
The story behind the world’s largest online bullion market
The tech star behind cloud firm Outsourcery, who’s won investment from George Soros
My, haven’t they grown up?
Franks may have inspired Absolutely Fabulous but she just can’t get enough of MP Margaret Hodge
He owns 16 hotels, a golf course and a private airfield. What’s he going to buy next?
The eccentric entrepreneur tells us it’s “really easy making money”
Kate Middleton’s younger sister Pippa may be best known for her perked Pilates derrière and her night club antics, but the 29-year-old has now appointed herself the director of a new company.
Turnover is up 62% since Lord Sugar shunned the best dressed man on television
The 33-year-old on his investment in Dropbox, cement and of course football
Hummingbird Bakery founder talks selling a million cupcakes and making his London shop global
The founder of BitInstant, one of the first Bitcoin spin-offs, shares his insights into the complex currency that could change everything
Branson on why his teenage self would lose out at an Angel pitch and why we all need better transport
Founder Shaun Pulfrey on defying the Dragons, exporting to 65 countries and his £100m hopes
Founder Renée Elliott on building Britain’s largest organic supermarket
The chocolate queen on selling to Cadbury for £20m and leading the Fairtrade revolution
The 26-year-old entrepreneur talks discounts, bracelets and making millions
Andy Khawaja’s company grew by 6,000% last year and is now in London
The hotel boss talks London hotspots, handling the recession and visa rules
CFO Keith Lovell on the tech superstar’s future and IPO
The celebrity designer takes her seat in the Den after Theo and Hillary left
ArtMan Kevin Wilson enters the world of celebrity chefs and interviews the next big star
Can 23-year-old Jamie Laing be the Hugh Hefner of the sweet world?
The Curry King talks frankly
Cheryl Cole and Rihanna love her cult online jewellery boutique, My Flash Trash too. Who is Amber Atherton?
Veteran venture capitalist and outspoken EU critic Jon Moulton weighs in on why Branson is wrong and why British business would fare better out of Europe
London First supremo Jo Valentine has the ear of everyone who matters. And we mean everyone
Theo Paphitis’ message to government: Stop thinking about getting re-elected and start listening to us
The ace retailer on what businesses needs in 2013
Anders Nyberg, CEO, The View from The Shard on why you should pay to get your head in the clouds
How a boy from a Hemel Hempstead council estate went on to be the king of Verbier high-living
Meet the entrepreneur giving the Hollywood elite snake venom, “dragon’s blood” and stem cells
The PR legend tells us what he knows
Business growth guru Gerard Burke talks to us about his cherished tips for quick success
The living tech legend has created the world’s largest online retailer. How did he do it?
Don’t let the lull and permatan fool you, the bearded one is back with a vengeance
Exclusive: We talk to Europe’s leading broadband entrepreneur about how he’s offering outrageous speeds
Forget travel insurance, with London delivery in 90 minutes, style-passport prepares you for every eventuality
Luxury travel firm Scott Dunn founder has taken his company from nothing, to a £31m turnover - now he plans to crack China
Master exporting, master the market, says the blades ‘n oil tycoon
Vows to crush Rightmove
Caprice talks frankly about cashflow, scaling her business, and, er, Jacqueline Gold’s dildos
He might have a Bentley parked in his garage but will this Asian highflier beat G4S in the UK?
We meet the ever-outspoken former Channel 4 chairman, investor and restaurateur
Ratheesan Yoganathan is the CEO of Lebara, the sim card business aiming for 1 billion customers by 2020
One of London’s superstar tech investors on how she picks her investments and what tech trends are taking hold
The chief executive of Ariadne Capital has just published her first book, Welcome to Entrepreneur Country. In our exclusive interview she talks frankly about why big state politics is bad, First Tuesday was a “mistake” and how to take on the corporates
It is the British business sensation that last year grew faster than any other UK tech company, to £74m turnover. How does founder Errol Damelin do it?
Why does LBC Radio presenter James Max think we should stand to Murdoch’s defence?
CEO Allon Bloch on winning $32m investment and hitting three million monthly visitors
It’s already got a reputation as the “social network for sex”. CMO Jessica Powell reveals the truth behind the rumours
The low profile founders of one of the dotcom era’s greatest successes give us a rare interview
The new British Library entrepreneur-in-residence is a fascinating character, discovers Charles Orton-Jones
The lingerie tycoon behind Ultimo and MJM talks to us exclusively about her new campaign with the Mirror to help small businesses
Despite losing almost every task, last year Lord Sugar chose Tom Pellereau to be The Apprentice. So how have they got on?