Business Shapers

Monthly Archives: September 2018

  • Shaper: Aron Gelbard

    Show aired on 29th September 2018 Aron Gelbard Aron Gelbard is the founder and CEO of tech-first florists Bloom & Wild. Launched in 2013, tech-first florist Bloom & Wild is currently the 2nd fastest growing business in the UK and the 5th fastest growing in EMEA. Prior to Bloom & Wild, Aron worked as a… Read more

  • Introducing The FT Future 100 UK

    Mishcon The Leap is proud to support the FT Future 100 UK – a list of high-growth businesses that are shaping the future of their sector and making a positive impact on business and society. The list features well-established names such as Propercorn, Just Eat and Fevertree Drinks, alongside flourishing start-ups such as FlyVictor, Grabyo and… Read more

  • Why ICOs will be the next Big Bang

    Believers in a much more limited role for the state have been on the losing side of history more times than it is possible to count. Cryptocurrencies and the issue of non-currency crypto tokens in material part grew out of an anarcho-libertarian vanguard of technologists and investors. Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) – the offering of… Read more

  • Shaper: Sir Lloyd Dorfman encore

    Show aired on 22nd September 2018 Sir Lloyd Dorfman Subsequent to his first Jazz Shapers interview, Sir Lloyd Dorfman collaborated with Network Rail to invest £24m into a co-owned business of click-and-collect stores at more than 300 stations; Doddle. Lloyd said that he wanted to use his experience to build “a game-changing service for millions… Read more

  • MDR Brand Management

    Building commercial value for brand owners.

  • Shaper: Rodney Schwartz

    Show aired on 15th September 2018 Rodney Schwartz Rodney Schwartz’s background in equities, financial research, investment banking and venture capital makes him an unconventional but authoritative champion for impact investment. He holds an MBA and BA from the University of Rochester. Rod joined Wall Street in 1980, he rose to become the number one ranked… Read more

  • The rise of crypto-collectibles

    With Bitcoin’s valuation at an average of US$7,000 in August 2018 (its highest valuation was at US$19,8321 in December 2017), everyone is talking about the burst of the ‘Bitcoin bubble’. But is US$7,000 the burst of an asset ‘bubble’? This all depends on whether Bitcoin is seen as equivalent to Digital Tulip Bulbs or Digital… Read more

  • How Mishcon de Reya jazzed up its marketing

    Partner and Director of Business Development Elliot Moss was interviewed by FirstWord on our partnership with Jazz FM.

  • Shaper on Shaper: Simon & Maurice

    Show aired on 8th September 2018 Simon Woodroffe OBE Simon Woodroffe OBE is the creator of YO! Sushi, the conveyor belt sushi restaurant chain which opened in 1997 and now has over 100 sites around the world.  He then launched YOTEL, the world’s most radical hotel in 2007, which now operates a number of sites… Read more