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Jamie Waller talks


Dropout to billionaire: is graduating essential?

CEO Today|March 01, 2018

Is a university degree an advantage in the business world? Jamie shares his experience of becoming a millionaire after leaving school at 16 and the value of the education he received later in life.

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Watch out – a recession is coming

Business Matters|February 23, 2018

Are we heading for a recession? Jamie Waller thinks that we are. Read why in his first column of 2018 for Business Matters.

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Appreciating unsexy business

Real Business|February 16, 2018

Having cut his teeth in the debt collection world and then moving into finance, Jamie Waller knows a thing or to about the more under-appreciated industries operating in the UK.

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Jamie Waller announces a new investment

The Times|January 22, 2018

Jamie announces half a million pound investment in WeBuyCarsToday, the UK’s most trusted car buying company.

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3 Top tips for selling a business

Cranfield School of Management|January 10, 2018

Jamie Waller shares his top tips for selling a business with the Cranfield School of Management.

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Interview: Jamie talks to Metro

Metro|December 06, 2017

Entrepreneur Jamie Waller on working in demolition and how drinking wine in a helicopter was the inspiration behind one of his latest investments.

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Why the tech bubble must burst

Business Leader|December 06, 2017

Jamie Waller shares insight into why he believes the tech bubble must burst and why investing in unsexy business is the answer.

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Building a business empire

smallbusiness.co.uk|December 01, 2017

From school dropout to business empire: first-hand tips from Jamie Waller, CEO and founder of Firestarters.

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Firestarters: Supporting ‘Unsexy’ Business

BBC News|October 05, 2017

How Firestarters supports ‘unsexy’ businesses, providing not only a financial investment, but time and experience as well.

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The importance of storytelling

Financial Times|July 21, 2017

Jamie Waller joins the Financial Times to give his insight into the importance of storytelling to entrepreneurship.

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Angels beware, the bailiff is coming to start a fire

The Times|May 24, 2017

Jamie Waller launches the Firestarters: an open-to-all investment fund with a drawdown facility of £13m.

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Fintech firm valued at £9m five months after launch

Credit Strategy|February 01, 2017

Hito, a collections technology company, valued at more than £9m following its buy-out by Outsourcing Inc.

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