Entrepreneur Speakers: Inspiring Innovation, Business Growth & Entrepreneurial Success
Artist, Writer & Social Entrepreneur, Founder of the Hip Hop Shakespeare Company
Lord Alan Sugar
Founder of Amstrad & Star of BBC's The Apprentice
Lord Sugar & Piers Morgan
Renowned Businessman & Host Of BBC TV's The Apprentice | Renowned Journalist & Presenter
Strategist, Chief Contrarian Officer & Storyteller
Amanda Wakeley OBE
Arne Elias Corneliussen
International Collaboration Expert, Founder of NRCI
Award-winning Urban Designer, Entrepreneur & Academic
Founder of Mara Group & Mara Foundation
Mental Health Expert, Technology Innovator, Startup & Corporate Advisor
Expert on AI & exponential technologies | Best-Selling Author of Exponential | WEF Co-Chair, Global Futures Council on Complex Risks | Startup Investor and Advisor
Baroness Arlene Foster
Broadcaster, Writer & Political Commentator
Baroness Karren Brady of Knightsbridge CBE
One of the Most Influential Female Business Leaders in the UK
Adventurer, Survival Expert & Author
Explorer, Psychiatrist & Environmentalist
Founding Member of ABBA, Songwriter, Producer & Entertainment Entrepreneur
Sir Bob Geldof
Legendary Musician, Entrepreneur and Political Activist
Bob Harris OBE
Legendary Music Guru, Broadcaster, Tastemaker & Author
Entrepreneur, Businessman & Legendary Frontman
Leading International Business Consultant And Founder Of Diverse-City Think Tank
Cara de Lange
Burnout Expert, Author, Wellbeing consultant
Musician, Writer, Producer, Educator & Entrepreneur
Global FinTech Influencer & Disruptive Business Developer
Supermodel & Entrepreneurial Businesswoman
Businessman & Conservationist - Chairman of the Aspinall Foundation
Award-winning English Musician, Songwriter, Producer, Futurist, Author & Creative Businessman
Technology and Brand Guru - Founder & CEO The Brandtech Group
Author, Ex-editor of Wired Magazine, Tech Investor
Investor & TV Dragon
Co-founder of Social Chain, Fearless Adventures & Academy, Mental Health and Sobriety Advocate
Dr. Ewoma Ukeleghe
Award Winning Medical & Cosmetic Doctor
Serial Entrepreneur & One of the Dragons from BBC 2's The Dragon's Den
Dylan Jones OBE
Journalist, Author, Former Editor-in-chief of GQ Magazine
Former Racing Driver & Team Owner, Current Channel 4 F1 Analyst & Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurial Businesswoman, Supermodel & Actress
Entrepreneur & Author, Founder of Vestpod
Sustainability Pioneer & Entrepreneur
Founder of Hair ByErim & Sikh Influencer
Former South African Rugby Captain & Entrepreneur
Fraser Doherty MBE
British Young Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur, Founder & CEO - Huckletree
Celebrity Nutritionist, Founder of GP Nutrition
Businesswoman, Transparency Campaigner
Businessperson, STEM for Women’s Advocate, Engineer & Accountant
Harvey Goldsmith CBE
Music Impressario, Co Live Aid / Live 8 Founder, Author & Entrepreneur
Henry Firth and Ian Theasby
The World's Biggest Plant-Based Chefs & Best-Selling Authors
Global Leadership Expert, Master Interviewer and Thought Leader
Designer, Entrepreneur & Best-selling Author
James Caan CBE
One of the UK's Most Successful Entrepreneurs
James Goodwin PhD
Thought Leader, Author and International Speaker
CEO & Founder of Education Africa, Social Entrepreneur, Humanitarian
Jamie Oliver MBE
Celebrity Chef, Author & Campaigner
Silicon Valley Entrepreneur, Futurist & Transformation Leader
Entrepreneur & Social Media Pioneer
Jo Malone CBE
Founder & Creative Director, Jo Loves
Founder of the Zeitz Foundation for Intercultural Ecosphere Safety, Former CEO of PUMA
Josh Littlejohn MBE
Champion of Fintech, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Inclusion & Diversity
Holistic Health Icon & One of Britain’s Most Inspiring Women
Co-founder of Sundial, Author
Over time, entrepreneurialism has shaped the world. Its notion has driven innovation and economic growth, provided jobs and created entirely new industries. Modern entrepreneurs have launched new businesses across every facet of commerce that has ever existed and gone further to develop entirely new ones that compete against or support them.
Being an entrepreneur today means having the ability to identify opportunities, take calculated risks and turn innovative ideas into profitable businesses. With advances in technology and changes in the global economy making it easier than ever to launch a businesses, entrepreneurship still requires significant hard work, dedication and perseverance, all of which come from experience and the lessons we learn along the way.
Professional speakers on entrepreneurialism set out to inspire their audiences to develop and hone their entrepreneurial talents, foster innovation and explore the realms of creative problem-solving in all aspects of life. Entrepreneur speakers come from diverse backgrounds that centre predominantly around commerce and industry, including start-ups, venture capital, technology, e-commerce and marketing. They use their insights and experience to provide audiences with valuable strategies and though-provoking ideas to elevate their lives and their businesses.
What are Entrepreneur Speakers?
Entrepreneur speakers are typically experts who’ve worked their way up to the highest levels of their careers and share their experiences, insights and expertise with others to support and inspire them on their own entrepreneurial journeys. Speakers on entrepreneurialism sourced through Kruger Cowne deliver engaging and thought-provoking presentations and keynotes, designed to foster creative-thinking, inspire innovation and hone the entrepreneurial mindset. They draw on their own successes, the challenges they faced and the failures they endured to offer invaluable insights and real-world advice that can be applied to various aspects of commercial and personal life.
What kind of topics do Entrepreneur Speakers cover?
Speakers specialising in business strategy discuss the process of creating initial ideas, conducting market research, identifying target audiences, setting goals and developing an execution plan. They provide insights into effective strategies for achieving growth and discuss the risks and obstacles faced by new businesses.
Branding and Marketing:
Speakers focusing on branding and marketing explore the development of strong brand identities and discuss core concepts surrounding unique and creative marketing strategies. They investigate and discuss the most effective branding techniques and stress the importance in making the most of strategic marketing.
Speakers on workplace culture focus on creating a positive and productive work environment to nurture innovation and growth. Entrepreneur speakers provide key insights into effective leadership techniques, fostering collaboration and promoting inclusion in the workplace.
Innovation and Creativity:
Innovation and creativity speakers stress the importance of free and creative thinking in entrepreneurship, discussing strategies for generating unique ideas and techniques to promote and develop innovation.
Speakers on high-performance teams discuss the detailed nuances of team dynamics and how inclusivity, incentive, morale and communication provide strong psychological support during high-pressure situations. Speakers often explore effective team-building strategies, discuss the importance in retaining top talent and provide insights into effective leadership and management techniques to help maximise team performance.
Start-up Success & Failure Stories:
Motivational speakers on success and failure often share their personal journeys through the world of Start-ups, discussing the initial highs and small victories to their biggest mistakes and how they turned those problems around to better themselves and the people around them. They discuss strategies based on their experiences and offer practical advice for entrepreneurs at all levels.
Business Growth & Scaling:
Speakers here discuss the strategies and techniques involved in effective business growth including customer acquisition, product development, team building, research and development and marketing. They provide key insights into their own business experiences and explore scaling implementations for entrepreneurialism today and in the future.
Innovation & Disruption:
Successful entrepreneurs know better than most just how significant the impacts of new technologies can be on society and commerce. These speakers explore the role of innovation and disruption in the entrepreneurial landscape, offering guidance on ground-breaking ideas, staying ahead of the competition and identifying viable opportunities.
Raising Capital & Investment:
Addressing one of the biggest challenges that all entrepreneurs continue to face, speakers here discuss the processes involved in raising capital and securing investment with an emphasis on social leverage and online tools. They provide insights into navigating the funding landscape and key ideas for pitching to investors.
Entrepreneurial Mindset & Leadership:
Speakers on the entrepreneurial mindset discuss the importance of cultivating ambition and strong leadership skills in order to drive individual and organisational growth. They share in their own experiences and focus on the key aspects of leadership necessary to achieve commercial and personal success.
What Makes Entrepreneur Speakers Great for Keynote, After Dinner & Corporate Events?
Entrepreneur speakers sourced through Kruger Cowne typically stem from incredibly diverse and interesting backgrounds, making their way to the top of their respective fields by overcoming intense challenges, standing up for their ideas and working extremely hard. Hiring an Entrepreneurship speaker for any commercial or private event in the UK is sure to leave the audience inspired, sharing in an experience that they’ll remember for the rest of their lives.
How Do I Find the Perfect Entrepreneurship Speaker For My Upcoming Event?
To find the ideal speaker for your next event, you’ll need to consider your audience, think about what you want the event to achieve and then decide on your budget. Once you have those ideas in place, reach out to Kruger Cowne and we’ll work with you to explore your best options.
We’ve listed some fantastic Innovation speakers above, but if you’re looking for someone specific or you don’t know where to start, we’re here to help.
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Why use Kruger Cowne, and why are we different?
Based in the UK, Kruger Cowne have been providing world-class speakers to brands, businesses, conferences and private venues across the world for over 25 years. We’re dedicated to delivering an exceptional experience and pride ourselves on our commitment to connecting our clients with the perfect speaker for their corporate or private events. Along with that experience, Kruger Cowne clients also benefit from:
An Extensive Roster:
We have access to a wide range of Entrepreneur speakers from various backgrounds and all walks of life, from A-list celebrities and politicians, to professors, influencers and everyone in between. We’ll find the perfect match for your event and offer speakers that meet your objectives and exceed audience expectations.
We prioritize understanding our clients’ unique goals and preferences to ensure the best possible speakers for their events. Our experienced team works closely with clients through the booking process, providing tailored recommendations and support to guarantee a seamless experience throughout the journey from enquiry to delivery.
As an accredited member of the International Association of Speaker Bureaus, we are committed to maintaining the highest standards in quality and professionalism. Our speakers are carefully vetted for their expertise, presentation skills and their ability to engage and inspire their audiences. This ensures that our clients and their guests receive not only knowledgeable speakers, but also captivating and impactful presentations to suit.
With a network of speakers from around the world, we cater to clients across a multitude of industries and almost all geographical locations. This international scope allows us to accommodate cultural sensitivities and diverse perspectives, enhancing the relevance and resonance of the messages that our speakers discuss.
Twenty-five years’ experience in the speaking industry has earned us a reputation for reliability, professionalism and excellence. Our clients can trust us to consistently deliver memorable speakers that inspire, educate and empower their audiences.
How much does an Entrepreneurship Speaker cost, and how do I book one?
The cost to have a speaker on entrepreneurialism appear at your event will vary depending on a number of factors, such as the speaker’s experience, the topic in question, the event’s duration, the location, the format of the event and the means of travel. For the most accurate quotes and the easiest way to book a speaker, contact our team and we’ll help you find someone to perfectly match your event requirements.