Tuesday 19 November 17:30 - 20:00

Westmont Enterprise Hub, University of West London
St Mary's Road
London
W5 5RF

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'Are Entrepreneurs Born or Created?' Panel event

Business & Professional

Global Entrepreneurship Week Panel: 'Are Entrepreneurs Born or Created?'

In recent times, being an entrepreneur seems to be the โ€˜buzzโ€™ word; from the latest media successes of FinTechs to โ€˜EveryTechsโ€™ being awarded a large series of investment to the trials and tribulations covered in the Dragonsโ€™ Den and The Apprentice.

Being an entrepreneur requires a great deal of resilience, self-belief, perserverance and being a risk-taker!

To mark Global Entrepreneurship Week, Westmont Enterprise Hub will be bringing together entrepreneurs and movers and shakers in the startup scene to discussโ€ฆโ€™Are Entrepreneurs Born or Created?โ€™

Panellists:

Marija Butkovic - founder and CEO of Women of Wearables - first global organisation aiming to support, connect and mentor women and diverse groups in wearable tech, fashion tech and Internet of Things.

Charlotte Maslen - founder of The App Creator Program. A programme designed to help entrepreneurs create a profitable app business. Charlotte owns five apps on The App Store and she is a digital consultant managing app production for agencies and global businesses.

Olivia Reid - Project Officer for OneTech at Capital Enterprise. Offers support to entrepreneurs at ideation stage. She also supports on OneTechโ€™s investment readiness programme: the Pioneer Programme, and is an expert in signposting entrepreneurs to relevant support within the tech ecosystem.

Ferose Gazi - Managing Director, Consolidated Logistics Services Ltd. Board Advisor for Hounslow Chamber of Commerce and working in partnership with Hounslow Chamber of Commerce since 2017 to support local SMEโ€™s.

Sapna Pieroux - Founder of brand consultancy InnerVisions ID and winner of the Women in Business Rising Star 2019. Her collaborative VISION branding process helps business owners and entrepreneurs understand branding, gain brand clarity and supercharge business growth.

Carl Schoenfeld - Founder, Online Screenwriting Academy, which is a member of the Oxford University Innovation Incubator. His award-winning film and television productions with the BBC, Channel4/Film4 and the BFI have embraced new technology and explored new business models.

Everyone is welcome!

Pizza and beer served

5.30pm Arrival & welcome

6.00pm Brief introductions from panelists & panel discussion with audience Q&A

7.00pm Networking & drinks

8pm End

Please note, there is no parking at Westmont Enteprise Hub/University of West London due to building works. There is metered parking around the Univeristy, however, we highly recommend you to travel by public transport. Nearest tube stations are Ealing Broadway and South Ealing โ€“ both 10 minutes walk to the Hub.

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