Monday, September 16, 2013
Key Note at UKTI's Global Entrepreneur Festival
I had the privilege of giving the keynote workshop on pitching -- twice -- at the British Government's first Global Entrepreneur Festival for students.
I thank everyone for participating with so much enthusiasm and congratulate you for creating such robust pitches in such a short period of time.
This was not your average group of students. After arriving on the first morning, many jet lagged from traveling, these young people met for the first time, divided into groups, and quickly agreed on a new business idea. Over the course of the next two days, the ideas were honed, pitches were devised and practiced, and then the ideas were delivered to judges.
From those who have been in touch, I know that individuals are still in touch to talk about the possibilities of really creating the companies they began.
It will be exciting to watch, Sirius, UKTI's new accelerator take off next. Stay tuned.