Piper Podcast: Have you listened to our founder stories?
With lockdown coming to an end, we thought this is a good time to showcase all the outstanding founders we have interviewed for our ‘How I Grew My Brand’ podcast series. Click here to listen to the inspiring brand stories from the founders of Bloom & Wild, Mindful Chef, Proper, Deliciously Ella, Neom Organics, Sipsmith, Camden Town
Piper Podcast series: Nicola Elliott of Neom Organics
Nicola Elliott has told how a ‘magic’ tincture created for aching footballers inspired her to launch wellbeing brand Neom Organics. ‘My husband is a sports teacher and I used to blend oils for him when he came back from playing football,’ says Elliott in the third of Piper’s ‘7, 17, 70’ podcast interviews with leading
The Piper Podcast: How Bloom & Wild disrupted flower gifting
His brand pioneered the concept of ‘letterbox flowers’ and has gone on to sell more than 50 million flowers across the UK, France and Germany. But Aron Gelbard, co-founder and CEO of Bloom & Wild, has revealed how his revolutionary idea nearly fell at the very first hurdle. ‘When we started, we assumed there
Ella Mills, founder of Deliciously Ella launches our latest podcast series
She is the author of one of the fastest selling debut cookbooks ever and creator of one of the country’s most popular food and lifestyle brands. But Ella Mills, founder and creative director of Deliciously Ella, has revealed how she never anticipated a career in business, let alone as the face of her eponymous empire.
The Piper Podcast: Flight Club founders on raising £160,000 in an afternoon
Steve Moore and Paul Barham, co-founders of social darts chain Flight Club, have told how they were forced to raise £160,000 in an afternoon after their bank lending failed. ‘Our builders were going to go off site, so we basically had six hours to borrow money. It was horrible,’ says Moore in the latest podcast
The Piper Podcast: Sipsmith Gin Founders On Refusing To Hear The Word “No” – And Changing The Law
Fairfax Hall and Sam Galsworthy, two of the three co-founders of premium craft gin brand Sipsmith, have told how an ‘insane level of naivety’ helped them to rewrite 200 years of history and build a new gin distillery in London. Hall and Galsworthy are childhood friends from Cornwall who had been ‘nicking gin from the drinks cabinet
The Piper Podcast: Mindful Chef founders on relinquishing power – and a soggy box disaster…
Giles Humphries and Myles Hopper, two of the three Mindful Chef co-founders, have told how learning to ‘relinquish power’ has helped drive their healthy recipe box brand to even greater heights. Giles Humphries and Myles Hopper, two of the three Mindful Chef co-founders, have told how learning to ‘relinquish power’ has helped drive their healthy
The Piper Podcast: Inexperience – and a selfie – helped Flash Pack disrupt the travel industry
Radha Vyas and Lee Thompson, co-founders of Flash Pack, have told how inexperience of the travel sector proved to be a key component in helping the brand to disrupt the $8.8 trillion industry.‘It’s an advantage not to have worked in the industry which you want to disrupt because you apply a different approach to problem