In 2005, James Eder founded website Student Beans aged 22, alongside his brother Michael. 10 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 includes 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. James’s latest venture Causr is a location based App enabling people to connect with those nearest them now. An innovative way to connect with people and maximise opportunities that surround us every day.