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DURHAM STARTUP CO. 2019
26th November 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Collaboration. Community. Connection.
JOIN US for our first edition of: Durham Startup Co. 2019-2020!!
Durham Startup Co. returns for the another year, back at Bar 33 in partnership with Durham University, Entrepreneurs Durham and FIRST.
This event will showcase entrepreneurs from the region who will be sharing their startup journeys, from struggles to successes.
Whether you have a business idea, are looking for a cofounder or simply interested in networking with likeminded, passionate people come down to meet and greet – you never know where the connection may take you!
The speakers at the event will be:
Wayne Harrison, Durham University graduate and founder & CEO of Peer Tutor.
Wayne founded Peer Tutor in 2017, an online peer mentoring platform allowing successful students to deliver 30 minute lessons which are created by expert teachers in a secure learning environment. Each lesson is recorded and stored for the academic year, accompanied by a 30 minute self-directed learning task. Peet Tutor provide an accessible and affordable alternative to traditional private tuition, allowing all students access to effective support outside of the classroom. Wayne has been in business a few years now and cannot wait to share his story with you all.
Katie Braham, Durham University graduate and founder of Virgo & Co.
Katie founded Virgo & Co. just these year and is still a pre trade startup. Virgo & Co. is a premium, direct to consumer brand, designing, manufacturing and retailing home textiles, including bed linen, cushions and throws. Innovation is at the heart of the business, focusing on the integration of technology into the supply chain and retail experience, to offer the customer something truly unique, whilst being true to our core mission of addressing the environmental impact of the textiles industry. Within 5 years Katie aims to scale the business to £100,000,000 in annual revenue and cannot wait to share her story with you all!