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Digital Spaceship - Blue Drop Studio EPISODE 7, 7th July 2020
07 - Changing Lives at Scale with a Former Royal Marine - Peter Kelly - Co-founder at Imployable
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07 - Changing Lives at Scale with a Former Royal Marine - Peter Kelly - Co-founder at Imployable

Tune in as we chat with a Former Royal Marine - Peter Kelly - Co-founder at Imployable.

Imployable is a startup that helps individuals to identify, map and track their way into a new career. Imployable offers a full suite of tools in app including access to training, coaching, support, industry insights and a live jobs board.


Peter Kelly, Co-founder of Imployable, is a former Royal Marines Commando turned entrepreneur. In 2018 Peter won the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur of the Year - Entrepreneurial Spirit award both regionally and nationally and has seen company growth of 325% over the last 2 years. 


As well as running a company team of 20 and over 300 shareholders, Peter mentors early stage founders and actively works with charities and organisations helping people into meaningful careers.


We discuss:

  1. The true risks of early friends & family investment. 
  2. The hurdles of transitioning Royal Marine skills into the civilian world. 
  3. How clever prototyping can get you pre-seed investment. 
  4. How building a network of entrepreneurs is crucial for a startup's growth. 
  5. How working with freelancers sets the blueprint for building out teams inside your organisation. 
  6. The importance of testing and starting small to scale big with marketing activities. 
  7. What's on the roadmap.
  8. And much moreā€¦


This podcast is hosted by bluedropstudio.com a Digital Marketing & Creative Content Agency based in London, UK