PODCAST: How to fund an Oscar-nominated movie and sell a company for €100 million 5 years ago

PODCAST: How to fund an Oscar-nominated movie and sell a company for €100 million

The first episode of JOE's exciting new business podcast, The Capital B, is now available for download.

Presented by renowned journalist and author Nick Webb, every Monday morning The Capital B will be bringing you the sharpest and most relevant business features. His first panel includes  JOE founder Niall McGarry and Róisín Hogan, the Irish woman who very nearly became Alan Sugar's business partner on the The Apprentice.


We kick off with a bang - interviewing tech entrepreneurial guru, Ray Nolan who made waves by selling hostelworld.com for over €100million.

On the morning after the Academy Awards, we also chat with Oscar-nominated Irish film producer, Ed Guiney on the business of show-business.

After some noodle tasting, the panel ask the big question; Why would anyone go into business? Ray Nolan talks about his two hour work day, losing a toe to the battlefield of rugby and Ed Guiney explains how to fund an Oscar nominated movie.

Listen in and check out the line-up for The Capital B here...


2.20- Nick Webb asks The Question: Why does anyone get into Business?

8.50- Multimillionaire Ray Nolan talks about selling out and starting again.

24.50- Róisín Hogan and Niall McGarry debate- how to use your most productive hours.

35.50- Nasal Medical founder Martin O’Connell on how a snoring stopper is making him sleep easy.


42.50- Producer Ed Guiney talks about financing films and how to make movies that make it big.

The Capital B is backed by AIB.