Whether you’re a would-be entrepreneur or have spent decades being one. You could be worse-off than to read the short biographies of British entrepreneurs who’ve been through the journey before. So we’ve compiled a list from top British entrepreneurs.
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Here’s what some of the top British entrepreneurs said about this list:
Thank you, I am honoured to be anywhere on the list https://t.co/xwARd9ERyU— Duncan Bannatyne (@DuncanBannatyne) March 31, 2017
Thanks, doing ok for a shopkeeper...! https://t.co/NhLucqZZSC— Theo Paphitis (@TheoPaphitis) February 5, 2018
Why thank you ... up is always better than down !! https://t.co/1g09AoxQ5Y— Deborah Meaden (@DeborahMeaden) March 18, 2017
@RichtopiaCom Thank you!!!— Kanya King MBE (@KanyaKing) December 24, 2015
Why thank you ... up is always better than down !! https://t.co/1g09AoxQ5Y— Deborah Meaden (@DeborahMeaden) March 18, 2017
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| Richard Branson |
Tie-loathing adventurer, philanthropist & troublemaker, who believes in turning ideas into reality. Otherwise known as Dr Yes at @virgin!
| Jamie Oliver |
The latest from Jamie Oliver HQ. Pre-order your copy of Jamie Cooks Italy here: https://t.co/yQRGPbIXZV
| Victoria Beckham |
The Official Twitter page for Victoria Beckham
| Martin Lewis |
Founder @moneysavingexp, @mmhpi &(ish) @itvmlshow. Tips, daily polls, puns, athletics & MCFC musings. Mrs MSE's husband, Sapphire's daddy. My hero? Sheldon!
| Theo Paphitis |
| Deborah Meaden |
Star of Dragon’s Den, Strictly Come Dancing Contestant and Murder In Successville Side Kick Oh...and just a bit of Business. Keeping my mind wide open...
| Lord Sugar |
Chairman of Amshold Group, owner of @Amscreen and Amsprop. https://t.co/CpaU2wj2qq
| Nigel Lythgoe OBE |
Tony nominated and Emmy Award Winning LFC supporter, producer, director, choreographer and DANCER.
| James Caan CBE |
Serial Entrepreneur, CEO of @HBPrivateEquity, former Chairman of @StartUpLoansUK, Philanthropist and former Dragon! #Recruitment
| Peter Jones |
Entrepreneur, Investor, founder of the UK's 1st Enterprise Academy. Creator of American Inventor in US & Star of Dragons' Den in UK.
| Duncan Bannatyne |
Founder of The Bannatyne Group. Author of 7 books. Father of 6 wonderful children. Married to @wnigora_nigora. Remembering you only live once so live well.
| Brent Hoberman |
cofounder FoundersFactory, https://t.co/Pinzxd5DT2,firstminute capital, https://t.co/pgsQjlWkZz,founders forum,Founders intelligence,smartup: board:TheEconomist
| Chad Hurley |
Co-Founder & Former CEO, @YouTube; Ownership, @Warriors & @LAFC.
| Martha Lane Fox |
"Dot com dinosaur" apparently. Fighting for a fairer internet @doteveryoneuk. Chancellor of @openuniversity + cross bench peer. Board member @twitter
| Pete Cashmore |
CEO and Founder of http://t.co/XlFrQdve. Professional account is @mashable
| Jacqueline Gold |
CEO Ann Summers. Mum to gorgeous Scarlett & wife to @dan2777. Vice President of @Childrens_Trust & @RetailTrust ambassador. Enq; [email protected]
| Saul Klien |
Husband. Dad. Founder @localglobevc @teamkano @seedcamp @lovefilm @weareplatoon @zincvc Operator @skype @wpp. Trustee @comicrelief. Investor @indexventures
| Mary Portas |
Founder of Portas Agency, and Mary's Living & Giving charity shops,broadcaster,retail expert, author of Shop Girl & highstreet campaigner.
| Maggie Philbin |
TechJournalist , CEO TeenTech, leader Digital Skills TaskForce.Specialising in technology but please don't ask me to fix anything. My views,not those of the BBC
| Michael Acton Smith |
I like making things: @Calm, #CalmBook, #SleepStories, @MindCandy, @MoshiMonsters, Perplex City, World of Warriors, Petlandia, @Firebox, PPFC and Berwickstock.
| Lee McQueen |
Founder of award winning sales recruitment business @RTA_Rec, Winner of @bbcapprentice business coach, father of three girls, loving life Instagram/Lee.mcqueen
| Penny Power |
Delivering @tBusinessCafe for SMEs -Community as a Service. Providing #Digitalskills #community #Productivity #reduceloneliness Speaker #BusinessISPersonal
| Andrew Bloch |
Founder and Group MD of Frank PR. Offices in London, Manchester, Glasgow, Sydney and New York
| Lauren Laverne |
Broadcaster, co-founder of @thepooluk. This is my personal Twitter account. Professional enquiries please contact @ITGpresenters and @AdVoiceOfficial
| Stephen Kelly |
CEO @sagegroupplc | Champions #entrepreneurs & #smallbiz | Empowers them to fulfil their dreams | UK Prime Minister's Biz Ambassador |Tweets from me & my office
| AJ Joshi |
Entreprenur & Investor, primary industries include tech, publishing, media and healthcare.
| Sherry Coutu |
Mother, Educator, Product Strategist, Serial Entrepreneur, Angel Investor and Non-exec board director.
| Jim Riley |
Exam Support for GCSE, A-Level, IB & BTEC Teachers & Students. We cover: BUSINESS | ECONOMICS | GEOGRAPHY | HISTORY | MATHS | PSYCHOLOGY | POLITICS | SOCIOLOGY
| Lawrence Jones MBE |
Helping people grow faster on the internet #CEO @UKFast @UKFastSpace @Secarma @FarinetVerbier #Entrepreneur #Speaker Dr. of Business Administration DBA
| Michelle Mone OBE |
The Baroness Mone of Mayfair OBE. Award Winning Entrepreneur, Global Speaker, Designer, Mentor, Government Biz Tsar 2015,No1 Autobiography "My Fight To The Top"
| Jamal Edwards |
There are those who look at things and ask why. I'd say dream of things that never were and ask why not? That's why in my spare time I'm an underwater fireman.
| Emma Sinclair |
Entrepreneur. Techie. Youngest to IPO. Enterprise Software CoFo @EntAlumni. @Unicef advisor. Dabble in papers & tv. Views invariably plagiarised.
| Charlie Mullins OBE |
Pimlico Plumbers CEO & firm believer in 'common sense' but has discovered 'It ain't that common!' Often scathing, never boring!
| Niomi Smart ||67|
| Miss. Alyssa Smith |
Multi Award Winning Jeweller. Entrepreneur, Business & Accessory Designer of the year. Top 100 Jeweller 2013 #smithandperry #f1jewellery. Top 100 entrepreneurs
| Thomas Oppong |
Founder @ https://t.co/wfw5Utpw8A, Curator at https://t.co/WSCK1UT91z | Columnist @Inc, Featured at Entrepreneur, HuffPost, Business Insider, CNBC, Quartz, etc.
| Emma Jones, MBE |
Founder of small business network Enterprise Nation @e_nation. SME Rep for Crown Commercial Service. Small business expert on LBC Business Hour, Monday 9-10pm
| Ricky Martin |
Winner of #TheApprentice #TotalWipeout Founder of @Hyperec_HRS #Thinkpositivebepositive #biochemist #wrestler Somebody who makes things happen
| Angelica Malin |
Founder + Editor-in-Chief @AboutTimeMag. Co-host @the_ATshow. Entrepreneur. Girl boss. Foodie. Moving to LA April 2018. Say hi: [email protected]
| Ella Woodward |
Celebrating plant based food and working to make vegetables cool ✌
| Russell Dalgleish |
Serial entrepreneur, strategist, innovator, coach, conference speaker - founder @ExoltaUK
| Saira Khan |
Tv Presenter, COLUMNIST Sunday Mirror businesswoman, Author: Management @urbanassociates : Stylist @RachelGold3: Ambassador @forduk Founder @sairaskinuk
| Elizabeth Varley |
Co-founder & CEO @TechHub, we work globally with 750+ tech startups to help them scale. London, NYC, Europe, India & more soon https://t.co/ISXt70ZO4d. She/her.
| Celia Sawyer |
Business Woman,Interior Designer, Philanthropist,Mentor,TV Four Rooms Ch4 & BBC1Your Home in Their Hands,columnist for Mailonline,Hello! mag&Huffington Post
| Ben Way |
Best Selling Author | Entrepreneur | Inventor | Futurologist | Philanthropist | Based in Silicon Valley. Speak to me directly @ Clarity http://t.co/N30A1LMTFd
| Oli Barrett |
Connecting people and ideas. Co-founder of @StartUpBritain @TennerFiverYE @VIYproject & @CleanandCool . Fellow @zincvc . Host of @EntrepreneursGB & #TheLensRB
| Sharon Carpenter |
#BritinNYC #BBCAmerica #HQTrivia Broadcast Journalist / Host / Producer / Entrepreneur
| Bianca Miller |
Forbes 30u30 #Entrepreneur #CEO @TheBeGroup1 @BiancaMillerLdn, #Speaker, #1 Best Selling Author of @selfmadebookuk & @dotuk Ambassador IG:BiancaMillerOfficial
| Chris Percival |
24 year old Entrepreneur. Founder & CEO of Jigsaw Medical. Mentor for Virgin Startup.
| Dickie Armour |
I love life! Author, speaker, sales, marketing, trouble shooter, Domain Names, mentor
| Kelly Hoppen MBE |
Official page of BAFTA nominated Kelly Hoppen MBE. Interior Designer, Author, Entrepreneur, @theGIDC Judge, former Dragon, Creative Director @KellyHoppenHome.
| Ben Towers |
19 years old • Young Entrepreneur & Investor • Speaker • TV & Radio • #1 on @TheTimes Super Teen Power List • Ambassador @BulliesOut @DogsTrust @youngenterprise
| Mark Wright |
Winner of The Apprentice. Business Partner To Lord Sugar. Forbes 30 Under 30. Entrepreneur.Media: [email protected]
| Alison Edgar |
One of the UK's Top 10 Business Advisors as seen on BBC 1 breakfast
| Melody Hossaini |
The Human Investor: Global Speaker | People Development Trainer | Coach | Social Entrepreneur: CEO @InspirEngage | [email protected] | [email protected]
| Kanya King MBE |
Entrepreneur, Public Speaker and Founder & CEO of MOBO Europe's leading urban brand.
| Wendy White |
Partner @BGFVentures £200m UK early stage tech fund. Former GP Entrepreneur First, Co-Founder Moonfruit. Trustee Alan Turing Institute, Gov DEC, TechCityUK. MBE
| Paul Lindley |
Founder of @EllasKitchenUK. Author of #LittleWins: The Huge Power of Thinking Like a Toddler https://t.co/lWRrP9Bqpj
| Ian Welsh |
CEO,Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (@ALLIANCEScot) Non Executive NHSAA : Chair, Ayr Gaiety Partnership : FRSA: D.Univ (UWS)
| Kate Robertson |
Founder @OneYoungWorld, looking for Young Leaders, working for a better future. Married 25 years, one wonderful daughter
| Kathryn Parsons |
Founder @DecodedCo. Entrepreneur, educator, campaigner for code & a digital economy LDN/NY/GLOBAL [email protected]
| Levi Roots |
Award winning entrepreneur, musician, chef, author, speaker and dragon slayer. For all booking enquiries link up [email protected]
| Dr Leah Totton |
Medical & Cosmetic Doctor | Businesswoman | Winner The Apprentice | Owner Dr Leah Clinics & Skincare | PR: [email protected] | IG: @drleahtotton
| Duncan Cheatle |
Founder @PreludeGroup. @StartUpBritain, @RiseToTweets, @TheSupperClubUK and now Learn Amp (learn anything, anywhere)
| Andy McLoughlin |
Partner @UncorkCap investing in B2B. Co-founder @Huddle + @FoundersPledge. Ex-angel investor (@Postmates, @Pipedrive, @Intercom, @Bugsnag etc). British. Tall.
| Sarah Willingham |
#LOVE life! Married to a great bloke! @mtoxvaerd Mum to our 4 AMAZING kids. XDragon on @bbcdragonsden, Consumer Champ.from #stoke & ADORE G8 food
| Rajeeb Dey |
CEO @Learnerbly; Founder @Enternships; Co-Founder @StartUpBritain; Trustee @UnLtd; Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion 2013 & @WEF Young Global Leader
| Rami Ranger CBE |
Multi award winning businessman, social reformer and philanthropist. Views expressed are personal.
| Jordan Daykin |
Jordan Daykin | One of Britain's Leading Young Entrepreneurs | [email protected]
| Holly Tucker MBE |
Founder of Holly & Co, co-founder @notonthehighst. UK Ambassador for Creative Small Businesses. Championing makers & creators ✨
| Ross Bailey |
Founder & CEO of @appearhere
| Susan Hallam |
Founder of digital marketing agency Hallam Internet. Google Partner. Freeman of the City of London.
| Tim Campbell MBE |
@Bright_Ideas Founder, @M_Runners Co-Owner, @Humaniq_co Board, @MayorofLondon @Apprenticeships Ambassador and #winner of #TheApprentice hosted by @Lord_Sugar
| Shaa Wasmund MBE |
Online Educator. Best Selling Author. Mother of Jett. Lover of Whitstable. Boxing Know It All. Born Digital. Eternal Optimist. #ItsNeverJustBusiness
| Jessica Huie MBE |
https://t.co/t3KKYJTEGD https://t.co/LCB3dduuac Colorblind Cards. PURPOSE published by Hayhouse, available for preorder now https://t.co/eavGlz88D7
| Priya Lakhani OBE |
Founder https://t.co/cd44k57XG1 @ThisIsCENTURY #ai #neuroscience #education The platform which learns how your brain learns. Former Barrister, Lecturer
| Lyndon Wood |
A realist,straight to the point difference maker who has a laser instinct for business & life Author,Investor,Forbes Feature,HuffPost Contributor,Philanthropist
| Belinda Parmar |
Founder of The Empathy Business, Campaigner,Creator of The Empathy Index, behavioural science, WEF #YGL, @theempathybiz Always a Lady Geek!
| Jeff Lynn |
Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of @Seedrs. Chairman of @Coadec. Non-Executive Director of @CompaniesHouse. Husband of the amazing @Ltothe3rd.
| Richard Reed |
Co-founder innocent drinks, co-founder Jam Jar Investments, co-founder Art Everywhere, vegetable aficiando.
| Piers Linney |
Ex lawyer, ibanker, fund manager. Investor, Non Exec @BritishBBank, Trustee @Nesta_UK, former BBC Dragon (Shark Tank) investor & Ch4 Secret Millionaire. Bikes.
| Chantal Coady |
Founder @RococoChocs, cocoa farmer in Grenada & London, beekeeper, mentor, wife, mother, cyclist, creative, foodie, cat lover, juggling constantly...
| Duane Jackson |
Dull with occasional glints of humour. Founded @KashFlow, SaaS Accounting software. Sold to IRIS in 2013. Now @supdateapp + @code4000uk
| Hilary Devey CBE |
Official site of award winning former Dragon Hilary Devey, the Inspirational Founder, CEO and Chairman of @pallexgroup
| Patrick Regan OBE |
CEO of @KintsugiHope & Founder & President of @xlplondon running, loving stumbling on my way
| BradBurton |
Hype. Wisdom. Crowds. The UK's
| Alicia Navarro |
Spanish-blooded, Aussie-born, London-headquartered, San Francisco-based founder & CEO of Skimlinks.com, entrepreneur, start-up community enthusiast, & aesthete.
| Will King |
I shave lives @KingofShaves shade eyes @King_of_Shades & do other stuff too @theeirco & @savageandking #equipotency for ALL
| Nick Hungerford |
I'm the founder of Nutmeg, the company on a mission to democratise saving & investing. I'm a career finance person, Stanford MBA & sports fan. Views are my own.
| Mark Pearson |
Entrepreneur, Investor @FuelVentures Dad x2, Proud investor in several fast growth tech companies. #Motivation #Entrepreneur
| Luke Lang |
Meddling with crowdfunding stuff. Co-founder of @Crowdcube. Views are not my own!
| Pier Paolo Mucelli |
Founder @eOffice, pioneering coworking in London in 2002, @CoworkingLondon #TechItaliaLondon
| Jessica Butcher |
Co-Founder, Blippar- world's leading AR/ computer vision tech. CNBC Disruptor 50 Co. Mum, award-winning entrepreneur, mentor, speaker, media, angel, NED
| Evadney Campbell MBE |
MD of @Shilohpr and a media trainer with over 25 yrs in the media. Lecturer at UAL. International trainer and among Top 100 British Entrepreneurs.
| Laura Tenison |
Founder/CEO @JoJoMamanBebe Passionate about retail, design, sustainable aid, common sense, putting people & the planet above profit; being a B Corp & my boys.
| Sophie Cornish MBE |
Business advisor and director, writer, co-founder @notonthehighst, mum, @SurbitonHigh governor, a little obsessed with @CrossFit
| Sheridan Shed Simove |
Performer-Entrepreneur-Speaker-Author Book: http://t.co/AuxWgGRKYK Speaking: https://t.co/bkBBWGfTwd Comedy: http://t.co/TccXTDDo78 PR:https://t.co/It34BamX2Z
| Karen Millen |
Fashion & interior designer co founder of Teensunite Follow me on instagram: karenmillenobe
| Les Conway |
Experienced Financial Planner guiding people along their journey of life and keen Motor Sport fan (including competing)
| Kirsty Henshaw |
Owner of @Kirstys_ Mum of 2, Health Food Entrepreneur, Gym lover, Dragon's Den winner 2010 and Speaker.
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Here are more comments from the top British entrepreneurs on this list:
— Charlie Mullins OBE (@PimlicoPlumbers) December 10, 2015
— BΞN TOWΞRS (@TowersBen) 6 May 2016
@RichtopiaCom Thanks. Heading in the right direction – onwards and upwards.
— Evadney Campbell MBE (@EvadneyC) May 6, 2016
@RichtopiaCom Love it! Thanks Richtopia! xxx
— Sheridan Shed Simove (@ShedSimove) May 14, 2016
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— Celia Sawyer (@CeliaSawyerTV) May 6, 2016
@Richtopia when I’m @ no 1 I will be happy..xo
— Hilary Devey CBE (@HilaryDevey) January 9, 2017
— Kate Robertson (@kateatoyw) 22 May 2016
— Will King (@iamwilliamking) January 22, 2016
— Andrew Bloch (@AndrewBloch) October 16, 2015
@RichTopiaCom oh no! Quick! Redeem thy self!
— Jimmy Cregan (@JimCregan) November 14, 2015
Lucky 13th place, thank you https://t.co/m0kfo5ZeN8
— Jacqueline Gold CBE (@Jacqueline_Gold) January 8, 2016
— Lee McQueen (@LeeMcQueen) 6 May 2016
— Miss. Alyssa Smith (@AlyssaJewellery) “>21 May 2016
@RichtopiaCom going in the right direction for sure ???
— Ricky Martin (@RickyMartin247) February 12, 2016
Great idea based on social media influence https://t.co/Q59VnO0xMF
— Penny Power OBE (@pennypower) January 22, 2016
Wow! What a list! Thank you ?? https://t.co/22ttvZ1cl6
— Sarah Willingham (@sarahwillers) 19 March 2016
— Nigel Lythgoe OBE (@dizzyfeet) >November 15, 2015
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