In 2011, WE ARE Pi was founded by Alex Bennett Grant and three colleagues from Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam. They moved 50 meters down the road. They were looking to diversify, to build their own agency. LEGO was the first brick, and since then WE ARE Pi has grown. The mantra is never to settle. […]Read more "A CREATIVE PIRATE, THAT NEVER WANTS TO SETTLE."
Together with Joe Pereboom, owner of Joe’s Heroes, I created a podcast about the story of his start-up company, which is focused on sustainability. Did you know that 70% of all plastic straws end up in the ocean? In January 2021 there will be a ban on all plastic straws. That’s why he created an […]Read more "“Because there is no Planet B”"
Who hasn’t heard of the avocado and its popularity, recently? You’d be hard-pressed to find a restaurant menu that excludes the fruit or a millennial who hasn’t eaten it on sourdough or rye. The avocado is everywhere. Ron Simpson caught up on this trend, and created ‘The Avocado Show‘. A restaurant focussed completely on avocados. […]Read more "Avocado Madness"
In the second instalment of the ‘Future of Live Music’ podcast series, Ina and Sidonie chat with Mame, an aspiring pop artist entering the music scene. They discuss the role of social + mass media, what’s changing in the live music scene in Amsterdam, and the future of gaining fame in the music industry. Mame’s […]Read more "Finding Fame in Amsterdam – The Future of Live Music 2"
A city escape in the busy life of Amsterdam, welcome to The Conscious Club! It is the showcase of the new sustainable future, as they mentioned themselves. In this podcast we spoke to the co-owner Elizabeth about their company and sustainability. Tune in for inspirational views on this topic and enjoy listening to our podcast. http://theconsciousclub.com/ […]Read more "“When two young girls can do it, then big corporates can as well” – Elizabeth, the co-owner of The Conscious Club"
“I think Coloured Goodies is needed everywhere.” This sentence describes the mission and vision of cultural entrepreneur Ellen Brudet. For the past 13 years, Ellen has focused on creating a store for the Afro-Dutch society in The Netherlands. Ellen Brudet After giving birth to her first son, Ellen discovered that there was an enormous shortage […]Read more "“If they could do it, who am I to say I can’t do it?”"
Berlin – London – Amsterdam. Not every city Kevin lived in felt completely like home to him. Outta Place is a collective of people who feel out of place in this society. They create content that sparks controversy and creates debates. The topics: sometimes funny, sometimes serious. But always: unpredictable. To use Kevin’s words: “Outta Place is a collective of […]Read more "“Home is where my heart is at ease” – Kevin Sailer, Outta Place"
Born in Amsterdam, Salim has always had a connection to this amazing city. He was fascinated with the nineties and in love with hiphop. So it’s safe to say that his latest endeavour has been a long time coming. Just a couple of days ago, Salim and his brother in arms, Kevin, opened the first […]Read more "From politics to Cereal and Chill – we got it."
Young entrepreneurs Constantine Wahle and Kick van Doorn brings you SKANDL; a co creative agency which collaborates with diverse (freelance) creatives. In this episode we talk about their perspective within the creative industry and how they believe in creativity.Read more "THE MOVEMENT EP.4 – SKANDL"
In this episode, we speak with Guido Lok, who is a young enterpreneur and student Product Design. Guido is the co-founder and co-owner of the Instagram page @student.design, which started out as a small page for fellow students, but now has grown to a global platform for people interested in design. Next to managing the […]Read more "Guido Lok – co-owner and co-founder of online platform @student.design"