GET STARTED – (Entrepreneur Journey)


Get Started Seminar

This is first seminar I went to under Digital Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise Seminar Series. It was about Entrepreneurs. The objective of the workshop was to give my classmates and I a perspective of how new business thoughts start, how endeavors more often than not begin their voyage, the difficulties that any new company may face, and how new companies beat these difficulties.

Before this seminar, I thought entrepreneur is framed by taking risks in addition to creativity , a basic condition! However, I can investigate a profound understanding of an entrepreneur. From this seminar I comprehended that everybody can possibly turn into a business visionary (has the potential to become an entrepreneur), yet you have to contribute practically everything. because once you get successful, you can get a much more grounded satisfaction and certainty from it. For businessmen/women, beginning and running an effective organization resemble the ” American Dream”. In spite of the fact that the route to this fantasy is prickly and sloppy, they know whether they not construct their undertaking, others would enlist them to assemble the fantasy that is not having a place with them.

Okay enough introduction, lets move to the JOURNEY ! shall we ?


The first speaker was Mrs. Ollwyn Morah, she is the founder of COGNIKIDS, a mother of two also she is a school teacher for 15 years working with children with disabilities. She built up her business which was an “Easy gip crawl suit” to help babies as they start to crawl.ollwyn-morah

Mrs.Ollwyn had no knowledge or experience in setting up a business so did not realize what she was in for when she began her business. When she cooperated with the Ryan Academy and took an interest in a workshop, she had an inclination that she was in the wrong place.  however, at last and with a considerable passion for her product, she figured out how to set up her own organization.

I found Mrs.Morah presentation was reviving to hear that there are effective individuals who began off with only a thought. It demonstrated to me that having a degree in Business isn’t the key ingredient. Being passionate and hustle are.

corlytics  john-byrne

The second speaker was John Byrne . He is one of the main entrepreneurs in the software sector. He was one of the helping to establish individuals in one of the principal grounds organizations in Ireland in 1985. also,a worldwide player in the securities programming industry. John then chose to start a start-up. He is as of now the CEO and author of Corlytics Ltd. Corlytics Ltd. Is an organization that reveals and evaluates administrative hazard comprehensively in the financial area. 

John Byrne clarified how we conceivably have it easier than people from prior times, where technology was basically non-existent. It was exceptionally troublesome for Start-up organizations to get their names out in the general population’s eye. These days for example,you can turn out to be all around perceived quickly by propelling an application, which should be possible by watching recordings on YouTube.

In addition, he said that speed and timing are the key ascribes for having the capacity to contend, for example, a various group comprising of bank investigation and It and Tech authorities. With his 20 years encounter he know is about recognizing a gap and rapidly filling it.

 gerard-forde bizimply

The third speaker was Gerard Forde, an entrepreneur who first got to be known as one of the founding chiefs of the organic restaurant chain “Nude”. also he is the co-founder of Bizimply.
Bizimply is a simple way for workers to check all through clock in and out of work in an efficient manner. It joins Scheduling, HR, Clock-in Stations, Shift Reporting and more into one simple to-utilize cloud based system.

Gerard’s advice on building a start up includes:

  • Build a story.
  • Build a great product.
  • Find a great team.
  • Create hype.
  • Boot strap- keep costs down.
  • Love your customers.
  • Build a sales machine.
  • Win competitions.
  • Find great investors.
  • Have fun.


The fourth speaker and the last one was Ms. Nadia a lecturer at Princess Nora University. She is also one of the owners of START an event and conference management company.

When she graduated, she said that she had to pick either to finish her masters degree or to open her own small business. She is an ambition woman who believed in herself and decided to open a store but after some market researches, it demonstrated that it would cost her a lot. Inevitably, she chose to proceed with her masters’s degree.she backtracked to Saudi Arabia and began searching for an occupation yet tragically she didn’t locate an appropriate employment.

After that, she began to understand that she ought to begin opining her own company for an occasion and gathering administration organization called START. she additionally said the key of accomplishment in the event that you need to begin your own business is just to have a reasonable arrangement and accomplish something that you like, have a decent group and have great association with the partners particularly with your rivals.

Overall, it was an incredible day.I delighted in the entire seminar since it gives us a chance to listen to their effective stories and knowing their strategies entering the business. It is basically rousing approach to figure out how to begin a business listening to their stories, it demonstrated to me that finishing your objective will be hard and requesting however you got the chance to pick up quality and created self discipline to accomplish them.


My best advice to entrepreneurs is this:” Forget about making mistakes, just do it.” – Ajaero Tony Martins

goodbye till next time!



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