Richard Branson, Men’s Leggings & Virtual Assistants – Startup Lessons from Tom Hunt, Founder Of Virtual Valley

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What to say about Tom? He studied chemistry at University, packed his bags and went to work for Ernst & Young before deciding to become an entrepreneur in order to meet girls at Brick Lane market. He was also brave enough to take the idea of fashionable men’s leggings to BBC’s Dragons Den and pitch it to over 2 million viewers. His latest venture is Virtual Valley which enables entrepreneurs to hire a new Team Member within ‘5 minutes and 7 clicks.’

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In this episode we spoke to Tom about why entrepreneurs need to stop thinking, the story behind the men’s leggings and the startup lessons he’s learned on his journey.

If you enjoy these slightly non traditional small business adventures, check out our interview with Alan Gertner, who quit Google to start a marijuana business.

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