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Hire Steven Bartlett: Kruger Cowne’s Speaker of the Week

29th May 2024

In today’s dynamic world of entrepreneurship and personal development, finding voices that inspire and lead is more pressing than ever. At the forefront of this search stands Steven Bartlett, a name synonymous with groundbreaking achievements in business and motivational speaking.

Recognised for his role on “Dragon’s Den” and as the mind behind the “Diary of a CEO” podcast, Bartlett’s journey from a university dropout to a leading entrepreneur and investor exemplifies the very essence of leadership, motivation, and innovation. 

His narrative is not just a testament to the power of resilience and vision but also serves as a beacon for aspiring entrepreneurs and leaders across the globe, highlighting the significant impact one individual can have on entrepreneurship, BAME representation, and personal growth.

This article aims to provide readers with an in-depth look at why to hire Steven Bartlett for speaking engagements, tracing his background from the early days of his career to his current standing as a respected figure in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. 

It will explore his achievements, including the success of his businesses, such as Social Chain and his insightful contributions through the “Diary of a CEO Steven Bartlett” podcast. 

Through this exploration, the article intends to underscore Bartlett’s unparalleled ability to connect with and inspire audiences, making him an exemplary choice for anyone looking to ignite a passion for entrepreneurship and personal evolution.

Steven Bartlett: A Brief Background

Steven Cliff Bartlett, born on the 26th of August, 1992, in Botswana, is a testament to the power of resilience and vision in the entrepreneurial world. With an English father and a Nigerian mother, his early life was a blend of cultures; moving to Plymouth, England, at just two years old. 

Despite the challenges, including his mother’s inability to read or write and being expelled from Plymstock School in sixth form, Bartlett’s determination remained unshaken. Opting out of traditional education after just one lecture at Manchester Metropolitan University, he embarked on a journey to find him founding Thirdweb, Flight Story, and Flight Fund, marking his indelible mark on the business landscape.

His journey from a struggling student to a renowned entrepreneur and podcaster, including his role as the youngest investor on “Dragon’s Den,” inspires many. Bartlett’s ability to overcome adversity and his commitment to personal and professional development resonate with individuals from all walks of life, particularly young people from less privileged backgrounds. His story underscores the importance of perseverance, vision, and the willingness to take unconventional paths to achieve one’s goals.

Achievements and Contributions

Entrepreneurship Journey

Notable milestones mark Steven Bartlett’s entrepreneurial journey. At just 18, he founded an industry-leading social media marketing company, and by 27, he had resigned as CEO to pursue further ventures. 

His early ventures into the business world set the stage for his later successes, including the founding of Social Chain, which went public before his 23rd birthday and achieved a market valuation of over £300m.

Book and Podcast

Steven’s influence extends into the literary and digital realms. He is the author of “The Diary of a CEO: The 33 Laws of Business and Life,” a number-one Sunday Times bestseller that offers a unique perspective on entrepreneurship and personal development. 

His podcast, “The Diary of a CEO,” has become the UK’s No.1 podcast, providing unfiltered insights into the lives of the world’s most influential people.

Investment Ventures

Steven’s understanding as an investor is evident in his diverse portfolio. He has invested in various sectors, from health and wellness, including notable companies like Huel and WHOOP, to technology ventures such as thirdweb, a platform making it easy to build Web3 applications. His private equity fund, Flight Fund, aims to accelerate the growth of European unicorns, demonstrating his commitment to nurturing future business leaders.

Television Appearances

As the youngest Dragon on BBC’s “Dragon’s Den,” Steven has pledged nearly £2m in investments to various businesses, ranging from artisan cheese retailers to innovative plant-based supplements. His television appearances have showcased his investment prowess and dedication to promoting entrepreneurship and innovation.

How to Book Steven Bartlett for Speaking Engagements

To secure Steven Bartlett for speaking engagements, one has to look no further than Kruger Cowne. Steven Bartlett is represented exclusively by Kruger Cowne – home of the world’s most iconic talent. 

For enquiries within the UK, contact Kruger Cowne Ltd at their Chelsea Wharf office in London by emailing [email protected] or calling +44 (0)20 7352 2277.

Steven Bartlett agent stands as a beacon of entrepreneurial success and motivational brilliance and a testament to the power of perseverance, innovation, and personal growth. Through his journey from a university dropout to a respected figure in the business world, he offers invaluable insights and inspirations that resonate deeply with those striving to make their mark. 

You can book Steven Bartlett for your event today at Kruger Cowne, ensuring an opportunity to engage with one of the most inspirational voices in entrepreneurship and beyond. 


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