Simon Krystman is the Founder of the Founders Festival, Ideas Nest and co-Founder, alongside the first ever Business of guest, Jake Shaw, of 12Ronnies.

Simon is a passionate entrepreneur who has successfully set up and exited a number of businesses in the digital and innovation space over the past thirty years; most recently launching a suite of products for startups and early stage companies.

Focused on helping other entrepreneurs get their ideas off the ground, Simon joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the Business of Starting a Business…

Sergio van Luijk is a corporate strategist and equity finance expert. Drawing on a career that includes high-level experience in private equity, operational leadership, and corporate finance, Sergio leads Brussels-based Cap Expand Partners as its Managing Director.

Cap Expand Partners offered Sergio an opportunity to use the full range of his experience. As the firm’s Managing Director, he facilitates international investment and M&A transactions with an expert’s understanding of global markets and cross-border opportunities and joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the business of private equity and corporate development…

Nathaniel Loxley is the founding director of Vitality Hemp, an innovative home and garden lifestyle product brand founded in 2014. With experience of growing hemp under licence and creating various low carbon, natural products, Nathaniel is now working with other businesses to consult and connect projects within the emergent Global hemp industry.

In addition to Vitality Hemp, Nathaniel is the director of research and innovation at the British Hemp Alliance, a multi-stakeholder membership organisation that is committed to effecting progressive policy change and developing a robust, equitable and profitable value chain within the UK.

Nathaniel joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the business of hemp in the modern world. 

A year ago Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen introduced you to musician and DJ Chris Rotherham, who writes and performs with the band Captain Flatcap, on the Business of Being a Modern DJ.

​​Captain Flatcap is a multi-genre, instrumental Electronic Dance three piece band who have worked with some huge names in the industry, in particular within the electro swing scene.

Since covid shut much of the live music scene down, and with a background in radio production and presenting, Chris has been busy producing his own Live Streams & Podcasts, to support and run alongside his work as a musician.

Here he joins Wizzi to discuss the Business of the Side Hustle…