From the Centre

Our podcast highlighting entrepreneurs’ experiences from starting and developing their high-growth businesses.

Tune in to these real-world stories curated by our Centre for Entrepreneurs team – tapping into our network across the UK including our NEF+ alumni, partners and more.




Join the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) for our 10th Anniversary Startup Stories podcast series. Tune into our conversations with awe-inspiring entrepreneurs, who share how they’ve turned their ambitions into reality.

If you are or have plans to start your own business, get inspired by the stories of our NEF+ alumni who’ve gone on to build successful businesses including Thriva, Hometree, BYP, PodPoint, UnMind and more. Hear from the innovators disrupting industries as they discuss everything from business ideation, to execution, to scaling up – and bring you the inspiration to do the same. Listen now and follow #StartupStories


StartUp Stories Episode 1: In conversation with Erik Fairbairn of PodPoint



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Scaleup week X Change Makers: Neeta Patel CBE & Michael Hayman MBE DL 

Tune in to our former CEO Neeta Patel CBE who joins Michael Hayman MBE DL on ChangeMakers x scaleup week 2021 podcast episode.

Neeta shares her personal journey that has led her to build Centre for Entrepreneurs and our NEF+ programme. She also discusses the opportunities that today’s entrepreneurs and our startup ecosystem must take – for a more diverse and sustainable future.

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Join our Trustee Dee Stirling on her latest podcast ‘Double Espresso with Dee’. With a new entrepreneurial guest each week, Dee delves deeper into their journey in business and in life, and how they practice living courageous, creative and interesting lives. In this insightful podcast Dee speaks to a range of incredible entrepreneurs, both new and aspiring, and those who have been on the path for a while, about their stories and their journeys.


Double Espresso with Dee Episode 1: Kike Oniwinde: from professional athlete to Forbes-recognized businesswoman 


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