Smith & Williamson 25 Moorgate EC2R 6AY London United Kingdom
The next Entrepreneurs Club event. It will be held on the 7th December, at Smith & Williamson (25 Moorgate, London, EC2R 6AY) starting with registration at 5.00pm.
5.00pm Registration, refreshments etc
5.30pm Serial Entrepreneur – Ed Bussey,
Founder and CEO of iTrigga, a technology driven business launched in 2010 to provide websites and social media pages with feeds of relevant, real-time news and lifestyle content on any topic and in any language, to increase user engagement, search engine rankings and thought leadership.
COO at award-winning, mobile social networking pioneer ZYB (2007), backed by Nordic Venture Partners, rated by Business Week as one of the ten most innovative mobile products and acquired by Vodafone Plc (2008).
Founding team and Global Marketing Director of Balderton Capital backed Figleaves.com (2000). Launched into the US (2003), acquired over a million online customers across 66 countries and named “UK Internet Retailer of the Year” (2004). Acquired by N Brown Plc (2010).
Various NED, Chairman and internet advisory positions, including Mr. & Mrs. Smith Boutique Hotels, Bauer Media Group, PCCW (Hong Kong), Charles Tyrwhitt, Enterprise Ireland, Secretsales and Evans Cycles.
Engaged by digital marketing agency Clash Media to deliver a turnaround of its operations in New York, Paris, Munich, Copenhagen and London (2010-11). After graduating from Cambridge University, and becoming a regional winner of the UK Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, served in the Royal Navy and held various security and counter terrorism appointments with the UK government.
A Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society following successful mountaineering and endurance expeditions, including Bhutan, the Indian Himalayas, Alaska, Costa Rica, southern Africa and most recently, an unsupported trek to the North Pole, in support of the Global Angels charity (2010).
6.00pm Start-up Entrepreneur - Claire Watt-Smith, CEO & Owner of BoBelle London
Claire is the Founder and CEO of BoBelle London who started her business in 2008, a leather fashion accessories retailer and wholesaler, www.BoBelle.co.uk. Currently BoBelle uses eel skin leather; a by-product of the food industry in Asia where luxury fashion is incorporated with responsible production.
BoBelle London can be found in over 70 boutiques around the country, including Elys of Wimbledon and Fenwick Brent Cross to name a few. The brand is growing daily and its following expands constantly. BoBelle London and Claire have been seen in huge publications including The Times, The Evening Standard, Red magazine and Marie Claire.
6.30pm Mark Rhodes, Rhodes2Success
Mark Rhodes is an Entrepreneur, Business Mentor, International Speaker and Trainer in Success and shows businesses how to massively improve their results with little or no extra effort!
He has also “been there and done it” from the ground up with his own Internet Software company that he started, built and ran and then sold to a USA Silicon Valley organisation in 2001, just 2 years after starting the business in 1999. His clients included top brand clients such as The Body Shop at Home, Virgin Cosmetics and Dorling Kindersley Publishers. On selling his company Mark retired at the age of 35 for 15 minutes before he got bored!
He then went on to figure out how he had become successful and now spends his time teaching others so they can achieve their own dreams. Mark’s focus is on what he believes to be one of the most crucial aspects of whether someone achieves success or not - their “Success Mindset” as well as the essential topics of “Winning More Sales and Exceeding Business Goals” because of the simple fact that most people don’t set a big enough Goal!
7.00pm Question and Answers
Your time to question the entrepreneurs