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Eagle Lab hosts event for Global Entrepreneurship Week

Locals get insight from panel of experts

Challenges faced by start-up businesses on the Island were discussed in an event during Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Hosted by Barclay's Eagle Lab, 'The Journey of an Entrepreneur' event was held on 14 November in a bid to drive economic growth and celebrate innovative ideas.

There, local investors got the opportunity to get insight on the practicalities and complexities of starting a business with a panel of successful entrepreneurs.

The importance of encouraging new, skilled workers to the Island, the breaking down of barriers between businesses and the Isle of Man Government and the benefits of a public listing on a stock exchange were just some of the topics breached.

Speaker, Pauline Smith, an accountant for small businesses, encouraged locals to 'go for it.' Saying there is no ideal time to start a business.

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