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The Cambridge Satchel Company's Julie Deane

Kamal Ahmed and Rohan Silva lift the lid on the realities of starting up a business, with leading entrepreneurs revealing their stories of ambition and failure.

Julie Deane started The Cambridge Satchel Company at her kitchen table with £600. Ten years on the company sells 10,000 bags a month. But getting to this point hasn’t been easy. She talks to Kamal and Rohan about having to fire her manufacturer whilst orders piled up and how pressure from venture capitalists nearly brought her company under.

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14 minutes