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Matt Isaacs at Virgin Startup

17 February 2014

Aspiring entrepreneurs are coming together from all over the country for the Virgin Startup HotHouse Tour 2014, a series of events initiated by Virgin founder Richard Branson and supporters to boost enterprise support in the UK.

The events give first-time business founders the chance to speak to successful entrepreneurs and experts in their fields for inspiration, support and guidance.

Our very own Matt Isaacs, Founder and Global CEO, was invited to share insights into his personal journey with Essence:

"It’s great to give back to the entrepreneurial community by supporting budding new ventures via Virgin Startup. Speaking at their Birmingham event last week took me back to our humble roots - a timely reminder of quite how far we've come in eight years to now deliver digital marketing across three continents and more than 40 countries. But more than anything talking to people at the conception of their businesses reminds me that it is - as ever - so much about the people."

And this is what the young entrepreneurs had to say: