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Mireia Llusia-Lindh
Luxury handbags inspired by the city

After years struggling to find the perfect handbag, Mireia escaped management consulting to set up a luxury handbag brand desig...

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Mireia Llusia-Lindh
Neeta Halai
Ex-lawyer turned business trainer & coach

Meet Neeta, a Business Skills Trainer and Business Performance Coach who assists people in improving their skill competencies t...

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Neeta Halai
Ben Hammond
Teacher dances out of the classroom & into the record books

After a year teaching in a refugee camp on the Thai-Burma border, 33 year-old teacher Ben Hammond sought a way to bring Burma a...

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Ben Hammond
Katherine Preston
Katherine Preston – finance to writer and entrepreneur

After deciding that the asset management world wasn't for her, Katherine left London and spent a year travelling around America...

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Katherine Preston
Sam Stephens
Headhunter starts freecycle/facebook mash up

Sam Stephens escaped a big headhunting business to set up a website that aims to make the world a bit nicer.

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Sam Stephens
Frank Yeung
Burrito revolution by ex-Goldman Sachs banker

Frank and Nick are true Esc Heroes and are building something really special over behind Liverpool Street. The burritos are del...

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Frank Yeung
Sarah Hilleary
Ex-Merrill Lynch food company owner

Sarah left investment banking to start her own food company. She spotted a need in the market (something that she personally ca...

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Sarah Hilleary
Rachel Smith
Rowing across the Atlantic

Rachel escaped from a marketing job in corporate banking and now runs her own company called Big Blue Projects. She has rowed t...

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Rachel Smith
Alastair Humphreys
Cycling around the world on my student loans

Al is an adventurer, a writer and a motivational speaker. He left university and cycled around the world, living off his studen...

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Alastair Humphreys
Thomas James Goodliffe
Swapping spreadsheets for spotlights

Tom trained as an accountant and spent 8 years working in a bank. He jumped from Finance to Strategy to Risk and pimped a shedl...

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Thomas James Goodliffe
Rob Cornish
Fund manager becomes online business entrepreneur

Rob was a fund manager enjoying his work but disliking the daily regime that a job in the financial services industry entails. ...

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Rob Cornish
Henry Brydon
Cycling London to Sydney

Henry and his mate left their jobs in recruitment (working in Dubai) and are about to embark on an epic cycle adventure from Lo...

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Henry Brydon
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