Building an innovative business on a shoe string

Entrepreneurship masterclass

Building an innovative business on a shoe string

  • Event time: 10:00am until 11:00am
  • Event date: 3rd September 2018
  • Speaker: Roy Hotrabhvanon (Founder and CEO of PlayerData Ltd)
  • Location: Room 6206,

Event details

PlayerData was founded in late 2016 by Roy Hotrabhvanon and Hayden Ball. Two recent graduates of Edinburgh University in Computer Science and Electronics. The company was founded to create the next generation of sports wearables and has recently completed an investment round with high profile individuals. The company expects to launch its first product PlayerData EDGE to the B2B market later this year. Roy won Scottish EDGE Wildcard in 2017, Made in Scotland Young Innovator of the Year 2018 and has passed through the Royal Society of Edinburgh Fellowship Programme.

Bring your own coffee / tea - cakes and biscuits will be provided.

About Entrepreneurship masterclasses

Entrepreneurship Masterclasses will take place the first Monday of every month. We have some inspirational speakers lined up including Physicists who have commercialised their research, either applying their know how to industry or starting a business, as well as speakers from the Entrepreneurial community who will be sharing how to develop an entrepreneurial mind-set and the importance of networking with the wider community. All staff and postgraduate students are welcome. Cakes and biscuits will be provided - bring your own coffee. Photos may be take at these events and used for publicity purposes. If you do not wish to be photographed, or for your photo to be used for publicity purposes, please inform Caroline Keir (caroline.keir@ed.ac.uk). .

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