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James Cracknell

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An experienced startup professional working in the enterprise landscape for the last four years. With early experiences in many sectors including including, travel, hospitality and the motor trade culminating in a 28 year career in finance in the City. Built a number of businesses in the local area including a retail shop with my wife an her partner, a boutique b&b. a social enterprise and co-operative, an educationally consultancy through a franchise model and in the process of building a charity as a Trustee of ACT. Completed a degree in leadership and management at the OU in 2016. Constant learner and someone with a real focus and passion for the local community. My mission is to make entrepreneurism and innovation the backbone of our educational system. Please connect with me on LinkedIn

Regions Covered

East Midlands, East of England

Support Offered

One-to-one, Group, Face-to-face, Telephone, Online (Email), Online (Skype)

Can support with:

Apprenticeships, Business Development, Business Planning, Customer Relationships, Export, Finance, Accounting and Tax, Growth, Innovation, Location and Premises, Product Development, Sales and Marketing, Starting Up


Art / Creative, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Finance, Manufacturing / Engineering, Marketing / Advertising, Media, Mobile Communications, Motoring, Professional / Business Services, Property, Retail and Leisure, Social / Charity, Technology / IT, Tourism, Trades, Transport, Web / Digital, Wholesale