In 2005, James Eder founded website Student Beans aged 22, alongside his brother Michael. 11 years later Student Beans has gone from an idea to brand recognised globally for its student offers and discounts. Now known as The Beans Group, the business now also encompasses Voxburner, a youth insights consultancy. The company employs a team of over 30 people and continues to recruit and grow. James is also the founder of Kentish Cluster alongside Camden Cluster an initiative to bring local businesses and people together. James is a passionate helping people realise their potential and is a regular speaker at conferences, schools and universities on subjects including marketing, entrepreneurship and building a brand.
Building on his experiences, James’s latest venture Causr.co is all about connecting professionals on the go. Now live on the Apple App store - being hailed as a game changer in social, an innovative way to connect with people and maximise opportunities that surround us every day.
The Power of Community: A Panel Discussion
Join us at Interchange Camden with some of London's top community managers for a discussion on the ins and outs of community and the value it can bring to your organisation.