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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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Caroline Murphree, Wealthsimple

40 Minute Mentor – Episode 6 – Caroline Murphree – Wealthsimple

Today’s episode is a special bonus episode which was recorded live at our JBM drinks event last month. We run these events for a mix of clients and candidates who have helped us spread the word about JBM over the years, and without whom we wouldn’t be where we are today. The goal for these […]

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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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Kresse Wesling MBE, Elvis & Kresse

40 Minute Mentor – Episode 3 – Kresse Wesling MBE – Elvis & Kresse

Today’s guest is the environmental entrepreneur, Kresse Wesling MBE, who is quite simply, one of the most inspirational people I’ve ever met. Kresse is the co-founder of the award-winning business Elvis and Kresse, who turn industrial waste into innovative, luxury products and return 50% of their profits to charities related to the waste that they use. It […]

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