Jonathan Straight is a colourful and flamboyant entrepreneur, best known for founding Straight plc, the UK’s leading supplier of waste and recycling container solutions.
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This Funzing Experience:
A one-off opportunity to hear a personal story that will leave you buzzing with ideas and loaded with tools to make it on your own!
Entrepreneur Jonathan Straight tells his remarkable story from one-man start up to floating on the London Stock Exchange and ultimately exiting the business in an eight-figure deal.
Starting with a “eureka moment” Jonathan built the UK’s biggest supplier of waste and recycling containers literally from scratch up to the point where half the households in the country had at least one of his products, in total some 50 million units produced.
Learn how to:
Build a market-leading brand
Use the media to promote your business at minimal cost
Use distinctive appearance as a marketing device
Maintain a long-term success
Join Straight's inspiring talk and learn of his Ten Commandments for any entrepreneur who want to make it big!
Doors open at 7pm with the talk to begin at 7.30pm sharp.
LDN Talks @ Night is a fresh new concept making "Tedx" style talks more accessible. Meet an impressive array of entrepreneurs, movers & shakers, bright thinkers and incredible individuals who will offer you unique perspectives as you enter their world!
Held in trendy, central venues, LDN Talks @ Night events are the perfect way to spend an evening after work.
Delve into a totally new subject and challenge your perspectives over a beer with like-minded Londoners. Funzing has always encouraged you to do something different with your free time, so we say do just that - you never know where it will lead you!
A one-off opportunity to hear a personal story that will leave you buzzing with ideas and loaded with tools to make it on your own! Entrepreneur Jonathan Straight tells his remarkable story from one-man start up to floating on the London Sto...
High profile speaker
Unique after-work event
Past Funzing Participants:
It was a real pleasure to go to Jonathan Straight Talk. I was with my partner Paul and my 23 year old son Michael. We all found the discussion really interesting and very helpful. We also found Jonathan very funny...
Thank you so much for getting in touch. I'm delighted you enjoyed my talk. Jonathjan.
A great speaker with a lot of interesting things to say.
Thank you for your positive feedback. Great to meet you.
Very good talk. Jonathan was engaging and has a fascinating story to share. Really absorbing.
Some wise words from a man who's been there. Venue needs lto invest in lapel radio mics
Thank you for your positive feedback.
I didn't really know what to expect but I found Jonathan's talk interesting, honest and delivered with a certain panache. Jonathan tells his story with whit humour and shows that you don't need to give up on ideals in order to succeed.
Thank you for your very generous comments. Thanks for coming.
Hoxton Street, London, N1
(Exact address will be provided after booking)
Closest tube: Hoxton, Shoreditch High Street, Old Street