James Eder is an entrepreneur, founder, speaker & life coach.
James is of the mindset that we are always learning and in the last 20 years has engaged in personal development, leadership, training, coaching, being coached, reading hundreds of books, speaking to thousands of people all over the world.
Back in 2005 he co-founded Student Beans, a lifestyle platform for university students, which includes the latest deals and discounts, providing student verification technology to brands across the globe from the USA to Australia and beyond.
James built the business on the foundation that people do business with people. He boot strapped the business with his brother Michael and was responsible for all the commercial activities of the business, driving the sales and partnerships that enabled the business to grow to turn over millions of pounds and helping tens of millions of users over the years.
James is a frequent speaker at conferences, schools and universities across the UK and internationally on subjects including marketing, entrepreneurship, resilience, establishing a successful brand & networking.
Most recently James focuses his time leveraging his experience and expertise as a Work/Life Coach delivering transformation for his clients. Focusing on entrepreneurs & founders he gives them SAS – Space, Accountability & Support to help them be the best they already are.
Over the years he has worked with The Princes Trust, Young Enterprise, One Young World and The University of Birmingham.
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