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The VOOM Podcast, brought to you by Virgin Media Business, is back for a second series of entrepreneurial tales of success and failure, frank business advice and insight from some of the world’s top business leaders. Each episode, under the guidance of presenter Nikki Bedi, sees us invite leading entrepreneurs and some of the most innovative start-ups around to shine a light on a particular industry or burning issue. It could be disruption with Richard Branson, fashion with Tyra Banks and Sara Blakely, advertising with Rory Sutherland or mermaid dancers with Jimmy Cregan. Expect honest opinions, hilarious tales and everything you could ever need to make your business VOOM.
||ExplicitBest Tips from 2016||VOOM Award winner Olly Bolton (from drinks brand What A Melon) and business journalist Harriet Minter (former editor of the Guardian's Women in Leadership section) join Nikki Bedi to pick out some of the best tips from the VOOM Podcast in 2016. ...||29 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeauty with Tangle Teezer, Ruuby and Skin & Tonic||Nikki Bedi meets one of Dragons' Den's most successful failures – entrepreneur Shaun Pulfrey whose product Tangle Teezer was first laughed off as a 'hair brained idea'. Nearly a decade later his company is going from strength to str...||15 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFood Online with Graze, Farmdrop and Approved Food||Nikki Bedi speaks with two entrepreneurs working to change our eating habits – combining healthy ethics with revolutionary online approaches. Innocent Drinks alumnus Anthony Fletcher explains how his company Graze have become leaders in the industry of.||1 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLove and Connections with Ross Williams (Venntro) and James Eder (Causr)||Nikki Bedi introduces a show focusing on the business of love and connections featuring one of dating’s biggest, yet anonymous success stories, Venntro Media Group. Founded by Ross Williams the company has pioneered white-label services for the industr.||17 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPop-ups and events with Eventbrite, Appear Here and MEATliquor||Nikki Bedi is joined by two entrepreneurs whose businesses have helped thousands of others reach success through events and pop-up retail space. Renaud Visage, co-founder of Eventbrite, shares how his company has mastered the online ticketing industry...||3 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSex Toys with Jacqueline Gold (Ann Summers)||Jacqueline Gold's story is one of empowerment, both in the boardroom and in the bedroom. She joins Nikki Bedi to explain how she grew Ann Summers from the dingy back streets to over 140 prime locations across the UK – all whilst changing the attit...||21 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitVirgin Disruptors with Andy Walshe (Red Bull) and Dom Price (Atlassian).||Nikki Bedi hosts a special live show at the Virgin Disruptors event and is joined by R&D expert Dom Price of Atlassian (a software giant that serves the likes of NASA) and Andy Walshe from Red Bull (the Head of Performance behind Felix Baumgartner ...||7 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAdvertising with Rory Sutherland and Fanbytes||Nikki Bedi is joined by one of the most admired intellects in advertising, Rory Sutherland (Vice Chairman of Ogilvy & Mather Group) who gives his top tips on the art of business persuasion. He is joined by 21-year-old entrepreneur Timothy Armoo who...||22 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Drinks Industry with Jimmy’s Iced Coffee and The London Distillery||Nikki Bedi hosts a drinks industry special featuring Jim Cregan – the part-time 'mermaid entertainer' turned iced coffee magnate, and Darren Rook – the first entrepreneur to open a whisky distillery in London in over century. They share tips ...||7 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOnline sharing with WeTransfer and miPic||Host Nikki Bedi is joined by Nalden, the blogger turned tech entrepreneur behind WeTransfer – the online file sharing service that serves around one billion transfers a year. And Carl Thomas who explains how he was inspired to leave his career in archi.||24 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDisruption with Emma Sinclair and Jessia Huie||Nikki Bedi is joined by an all-female lineup including Emma Sinclair MBE, who shares thoughts on the traits she needed to become the youngest person to float a company on the London stock exchange, before conquering the car parking industry, and then t...||10 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFashion with Farfetch, Unmade, Sir Richard Branson, Tyra Banks and Sara Blakely||Sir Richard Branson interviews top model turned entrepreneur Tyra Banks, alongside Sara Blakely the billionaire founder of Spanx in this fashion special. Host Nikki Bedi is also joined in the studio by José Neves, the entrepreneur behind luxury fashi..||7 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanImpact with Pukka Herbs and SafetyNet Technologies||Nikki Bedi is joined by Tim Westwell, the founder of Pukka Herbs - the UK-based organic herbal tea and supplement company that works with over 5000 growers across the world to produce a portfolio of over 30 teas and 75 food supplements using Fairtrade ...||23 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInnovation with TechHub and Opto VR||On this episode, Nikki Bedi is joined by Elizabeth Varley, the Founder and CEO of TechHub - the global tech startup community with over 1000 members that creates spaces around the world for tech entrepreneurs to meet, work, learn and collaborate - and ...||13 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFinance with Change Group and Pariti||Nikki Bedi is joined by Sacha Zackariya, CEO of Change Group – a leading foreign currency exchange company serving around 2.5 million customers a year and Matthew Ford, entrepeneur and founder of Pariti – a new app that helps to manage personal financ||3 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanApps with Shazam and DICE||On this episode, Nikki Bedi is joined by Chris Barton, original founder and board member of Shazam – the music recognition app used by over 500 million people – and Russ Tannen, Head of Music at DICE – a revolutionary ticketing service featured in A||13 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFood with Ella's Kitchen and Cauli Rice||Nikki Bedi is joined by Paul Lindley, founder of Ella’s Kitchen – the UK’s number one baby food brand with a global turnover exceeding one hundred million dollars – and Gem Misa, founder of Cauli Rice – the first long life cauliflower rice brand||28 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
An excellent start.
Loved it. A great start to what I hope will be an ongoing series. For anyone running a business, it’s always fascinating to hear the experience of other business men and women and the selection of guests here is interesting and well worth a listen. Well presented, well produced, I look forward to the next.
Best entrepreneur show out there
The quality of guests on VOOM is great, the host Nikki always manages to get the best out of them. Equal parts hilarious and insightful.
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An excellent start, can't wait to listen to more... Vote for my pitch: bit.ly/voteptp