E002: Loui Blake on building businesses with a positive impact on the world
Loui Blake is a London-based entrepreneur, speaker and angel investor in the plant-based & sustainability space. Starting out in football & then nightlife, a switch to a plant-based diet in 2015 caused Loui to refocus his attention on businesses that have a positive impact on the world.In this episode we talk in detail about his journey to become a serial entrepreneur, and how he was able to marry his passion and life goals into his businesses. We go into opening Erpingham house, a group that includes the U.K's largest vegan restaurant - and how he used the community in a unique way to make the restaurant a success. To learn more about Loui and his businesses, check out www.louiblake.com. Enjoy the episode and feel free to reach out with any comments or queries!
Award winning Plant Based Entrepreneur Loui Blake on the secret to running multiple businesses.
Plant Powered Success Presents
Loui Blake is a London-based entrepreneur, speaker & angel investor in the plant-based & sustainability space. Starting out in football & then nightlife, a switch to a plant-based diet in 2015 caused Loui to refocus his attention on businesses that make a positive impact on the world.Loui is the founder of Erpingham House, a group that includes the U.K's largest vegan restaurant. He is also the founder of the pizza chain Vegan Dough Co. and a partner with by Chloe. Loui founded the award-winning Erpingham House, the U.K's largest vegan restaurant, in 2018. A second location in Brighton followed in 2020 & in between a first London restaurant, Kalifornia Kitchen. Loui also created Vegan Dough Co, a plant-based pizza brand that launched in 2019 through various London locations.Passionate about alternative proteins & seeing the growing demand for cleaner food technology, Loui has made investments in a number of alternative protein start-ups, including Club Cultured & The Pack.Maintaining a keen interest in sport, Loui co-founded Future Football Elite CIC, an academy football program based in Norfolk. In 2020, Loui & partners built The Arena, a 17,500 square foot warehouse space to provide the city's first 4G indoor football pitches.A popular speaker, Loui has spoken at the London School Of Economics, University College London, Goldsmiths University, NEMO Amsterdam & a number of conferences/events around the world on hospitality & veganism.Loui won the 2019 European RMI Future Marketing Leader of the year, topping the 30 under 30 list. He has been featured in publications including The Guardian, Time Out, BBC news & Forbes.Today, Loui works with a number of brands & projects around the world that focus on sustainability & eco-hospitality. He specializes in marketing, branding & communications.
Should we go plant-based to protect the NHS? With Loui Blake
The Simply Vegan Podcast
News & reviews: Listen to this week's positive news stories including the impact lab-grown meat could have on global warming, and find out what hosts Holly and Gabriella think of the new Violife smoky cheese slices and One Planet Pizza. They also discuss the health benefits of a new 'wellness shot' which contains some rather fiery ingredients!The interview: Holly chats to vegan entrepreneur Loui Blake about his huge array of plant-based investments, his plans to rival Burger King with vegan fast food chain by.CHLOE, his opinion of lab grown meat and why we should be changing our diets to protect the NHS from more than just Covid-19. Music by Purple Planet.
S2 #15 Loui Blake: Burn out, Veganism and Entrepeneurship
Man Down: The Anti-Man-Up Movement
Loui Blake is a London-based entrepreneur, speaker & angel investor. Starting out in football & then nightlife, a switch to a plant-based diet in 2015 caused Loui to refocus his attention on businesses that make a positive impact on the world. He is the founder of the U.K’s largest vegan restaurant, amongst a number of other hospitality concepts & sports businesses. A popular speaker on conscious business & personal development, Loui has spoken at London school of economics, NEMO Amsterdam & University college London, amongst other conferences & events around the world.I spoke to Loui about his life in business, burning out, fear and what he does to look after himself.https://www.louiblake.com/
Be Our Guest... With vegan restaurant mogul Loui Blake
Two V's & A Pod
Join Issy & Ben this week for a chat about restaurants! The pair chat about their favourite restaurants as well as well offering some advice to those first time vegans looking to explore restaurants when they re-open. Their special guest this week is vegan restaurant businessmen Loui Blake, owner Erpingham house group, partner for the plant-based phenomena By Chloe and much much more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Episode 5 - Loui Blake - Marketing advice from a life-long entrepreneur
The Creative Marketing Podcast
On episode 5 Aengus is joined on the show by serial entrepreneur, restauranteur, plant-based businessman and all-around legend Loui Blake. Instagram: @Loui_Blake Website: https://www.louiblake.com/ On the epsidoe they talk about a range of subjects including the biggest lessons and failures he has experienced in his career, the power of having a clear vision in your mind before starting a project and what advice he has for young artists looking to start selling their work. This is a great episode for anyone looking to get started in any sort of business venture and will reveal a lot about the mindsets required to be successful.
UK's largest Vegan restaurant owner, Public speaker & Entrepreneur Loui Blake
Powered By Plants podcast
In this episode the UK's Largest Vegan restaurant, Erpingham house owner. Loui Blake shares his journey and the foundations he uses to build his businesses Loui expresses the importance of mindset and what a morning routine can do for your health, mindset and success over the long termLoui also shares his approach towards failure, some of his own failures and how if didn't failure multiple times he wouldn't be where he is today Loui is doing incredible things for the Vegan/Plant based movement and is a true inspiration, hope you enjoyed this episode. Please don't forget leave a review if you liked this episode RecommendationsSlight edge5am Club Miracle Morning 101 reasons to go vegan Inspiration Derek Sarno See you next week for another episode of the Powered by plants Podcast
Candypants speaks to some of the lifestyle industries most interesting characters, giving you an up close and personal insight into them and their journey so far. Nick Purvis catches up the the man who rebranded veganism.Don’t worry this isn’t just another tree hugger on the internet telling you why you should stop eating meat, but rather a marketing masterclass from a man who has done the almost impossible. Building the UK’s biggest Vegan restaurant in the UK where 80% of his customers aren’t even vegan! He is a man on a mission and this is the journey of Loui Blake.https://candypants.events
Founder of Erpingham House and Vegan Dough Co., Loui Blake, shares his 10 steps to discover and action your purpose. All in all, this talk is a helpful guide for entrepreneurs wanting to become the best versions of themselves, that also takes a look into the fast-paced career of Loui Blake. This talk was recorded on the Positive Futures Stage at Vevolution Festival 2019. --- Vevolution is a global organisation promoting plant-powered positive change, through events and a wide range of content created to inspire you. Each episode of this podcast will share with you stories and ideas told by positive change makers leading the way in shaping a better future. --- If you enjoyed this podcast, please leave us some positive feedback on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to this podcast. By doing this you will be helping get messages about inspirational, positive plant-powered living into people's ear buds.
VBT 142: Interview with award-winning vegan marketer and serial entrepreneur Loui Blake
Vegan Business Talk
In this episode I interview Loui Blake, an award-winning vegan marketer and serial entrepreneur in London, UK. Loui is the founder of the UK’s largest plant-based restaurant Erpingham House as well as the Vegan Dough Co, and brand partner for fast-casual plant-based eatery chain by CHLOE. Passionate about plant-based food and sustainable business, Loui is a recognised keynote speaker, having spoken at the London School of Economics, University College London and Goldsmiths University, as well as corporate engagements for Wagamama, Aviva, Innocent Drinks and the Global Restaurant Investment Forum. In 2019 he won the European Future Marketing Leader of the Year at the Restaurant Marketer & Innovator Awards, topping the 30 under 30 list. In this episode Loui talks about: • How he’s handling having to temporarily close the newest branch of his vegan restaurant after having opened for just three days before the UK went into lockdown due to the COVID-19 crisis • Why he’s planning to open several vegan pizzerias in the midst of a global pandemic • Why creating a community around his brand has enabled his restaurant business to survive in the current crisis • How vegan entrepreneurs need to market in the midst of COVID-19 and beyond • How influencer marketing has changed over the years and what’s working right now • And much more Find out more about Loui Blake at his website Visit the Erpingham House plant-based restaurant website Check out the by CHLOE website Brands mentioned in vegan business news highlights: Yates Beet Bar Plant Powered Women’s Network RESOURCES: My Online PR Course for Vegan Business Owners & Entrepreneurs: Vegans in the Limelight My book Vegan Ventures: Start and Grow an Ethical Business Services: Work with me Follow Vegan Business Media on: Facebook Twitter Instagram Connect with me personally at: Facebook Twitter LinkedInThe post VBT 142: Interview with award-winning vegan marketer and serial entrepreneur Loui Blake first appeared on Vegan Business Media.