Ben Prouty

Serial entrepreneur & startup founder

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“A job worth doing, is a job worth doing right.” Ben is a serial entrepreneur who has built and scaled four businesses, currently the CEO & Co-founder of Poncho. He is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Kamet Ventures, prior to which he founded Shepper, an on-demand asset inspection service, spanning 22 countries. Shepper is Ben’s third start-up, having previously been a part of the early teams at both Streetcar (acquired by Zipcar) and Lovespace, the UK’s first storage by-the-box service. Ben is passionate about supporting young entrepreneurs launch their dreams and has taken up several roles to help students. He is a supervisor on the qNomics programme at Queen Mary University, supporting students with consulting projects for local start-ups and has previously been a mentor for Warwick Business School’s “The Big Deal” business enterprise competition.

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