[heading subtitle=”Panel Discussion”]BelTech 2016- What’s Stopping You?
[/heading] [one_whole centered_text=”true”] When CEOs of the fastest-growing private companies were asked what inspired them to start their own business, a full 33 percent of business owners said entrepreneurship simply suited their skills and abilities. A further 18 percent had an idea they just had to try and 9 percent got started because they admired other entrepreneurs. Some of the reasons that people cite for not starting their own business include money, job security, a lack of ideas or that they simply don’t know how. This panel will discuss look at A look at what motivates entrepreneurs to start their own businesses and what holds people back from doing it.
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Moderator:

Russel Kane – Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lecturer, QUB[/one_half] [one_half_last centered_text=”true”]

Panel:

Andy McCartney – Founding Partner, Whitespace Ventures
Conall Laverty – Founder & CEO, Wia
Kerry Ritz – Masschallenge
Leeann Monk Özgül – Director, Elemental
Vicky Potts – Ivea Labs
Alastair Cameron – Startacus
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