Steven Bartlett, Co-Founder of Social Chain, thirdweb and Flight Story and the youngest ever Dragon on Dragon’s Den will join our host Nick Wallis for a conversation on the social evolution of business and how should businesses react to a changing set of social ethics and opinions?
From a bedroom in Manchester, this university drop-out built what would become one of the world’s most influential social media companies when he was just 21 years old, before taking his company public at 27 years old with a current market valuation of over $600M.
Steven is a speaker, investor, author and content creator, hosting Europe’s biggest podcast, ‘The Diary of a CEO’. He released his debut book Happy Sexy Millionaire last year, which became a Sunday Times best seller.
Steven is particularly focused on inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs and creators from a BAME background and much of his work after winning the “British Black Entrepreneur of the year” award has focused on disadvantaged schools and communities.
More recently Steven has invested in and joined the board of Huel, the UK’s fastest-growing ecommerce company internationally. He’s invested in and taken a role as an advisor in atai life sciences – a biotech company working to cure mental health disorders and other investments focus on blockchain technologies, biotech, space, and social media.
At just 29 years old, he is widely considered one of Europe’s most talented and accomplished young entrepreneurs and philosophical thinkers. Steven joined Dragon’s Den from Series 19, as the youngest ever Dragon in the Show’s history.
A British Sign Language interpreter was present for this session.