40 Minute Mentor

James Mitra and Jenny Costa

40 Minute Mentor – Episode 9 – Jenny Costa – Rubies in the Rubble

In today’s episode of the 40 Minute Mentor, I’m joined by founder and CEO of Rubies in the Rubble, Jenny Costa. Having started her career in finance, Jenny soon realised there was a bigger cause she felt passionate about. After reading that one third of all food produced globally is wasted, she knew she had […]

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James Mitra and Fred Jones

40 Minute Mentor – Episode 8 – Fred Jones – Uber

In today’s episode of the 40 Minute Mentor, I’m joined by my first guest from a tech Unicorn, as I speak with Fred Jones, Board Director and Head of New Mobility for Uber UK and Ireland. Uber need no introduction, they’re one of the world’s biggest tech businesses and have grown from a small scale […]

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James Mitra, Henry Faber & Walter Kerr

40 Minute Mentor – Episode 7 – Henry Faber & Walter Kerr – Oppidan

In today’s episode you get to hear from not one, but two brilliant guests as I chat with Henry Faber and Walter Kerr, founders of Oppidan. Frustrated by shortcomings that they saw in the tuition sector, Henry and Walter set up Oppidan to tackle the pressurised, anxiety-driven education market in the U.K. Their goal was […]

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Ruth Penfold, Onfido

40 Minute Mentor – Episode 5 – Ruth Penfold – Onfido

Today’s guest is the brilliant Ruth Penfold, People VP at Onfido. Onfido uses machine learning to help companies verify the identity of their users online. Founded in 2012 the business has gone from strength to strength and earlier this year raised $50 million in a funding round led by SoftBank Investments and Salesforce ventures. Ruth […]

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James Routledge, Sanctus

40 Minute Mentor – Episode 4 – James Routledge – Sanctus

Today’s guest is James Routledge, Founder of Sanctus. Sanctus is a mental wellness start up that is on a mission to inspire people to work on their mental health just like we do our physical health. They have a bold vision to put the world’s first mental health gym on the high street, and I […]

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