Last call for Innovation
Join us: The EP Innovation & Entrepreneurialism Conference on May 20th in Whitechapel, East London is set to be one of the most interesting and thought-provoking events of the year. With a full schedule of presentations from new and established entrepreneurs, the scene is set for a day of new thinking and business advancements
Read more about some of our speakers
Andy Maddocks and Jon Ross founded The Mothership Group in 2008 at the beginning of the financial crisis. They had launched their first business in 2004, running bars built around a City clientele, and the duo had to redefine their model which led to the creation of The Mothership Group. It has not been plain sailing but the Group has delivered 20 percent year-on-year growth since its formation, generating £5 million turnover and realising £1 million profit.
Already a successful business in the US, the One Group entered the UK Market last year via partnerships with the Hippodrome and ME London to deliver hospitality services. Now looking to expand their operations further in the UK and Europe, the One Group’s objective is to bring value to F&B space through it’s dynamic array of brands, suck as STK, and it’s approach to service.
Rasmus Bo Bojesen, a leading Danish chef, has a passion for chocolate. As Rasmus develops his Oialla chocolate brand, he spoke to EP about his love for chocolate, how he developed his craft and how his story affected a small community in Bolivia.
Tony Kitous arrived to London aged 18 with less than £70 in his pocket. Now, 26 years later, his situation is very different. The founder of Comptoir Libanais, a chain of Lebanese fast-casual restaurants, Tony has a very clear vision and strongly believes that Lebanese cuisine will one day be as popular as Italian food in the UK.
It is the perfect time to consider the next steps to take in order to re-focus their efforts and extend their areas of technology use to be sure of their ability to grow the business. Customer focus and profitability are two critical compatible elements within a service organisation and technology should no longer be seen as a footnote in this process, but instead, should play a fundamental role in any forward planning.
The wine industry and those who supply it has long since been seen as something of a specialist sector, the purview of an elite group usually based in France. However, usurpers to the throne have been coming in their droves, with British entrepreneurs leading the charge. EP met with one such enthusiastic purveyor, David Knott, to learn about what made him start his own business in an already packed market and how he plans to set his products apart
If you are interested in attending this event please get in touch with Arlene McCaffrey