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Alex Hunte

Alex Hunte


Central London
Member since May 29, 2014
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I am a(n):

Entrepreneur

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Companies I work or worked for:
Achievements (products built, personal awards won):

FHM Online, Empire Online, Daily Express Sport Live, EURO2000.org, UEFA.com, EURO2004.com.... and many more

Senior Produce for UEFA Video Service (first ever official worldwide streaming platform for UEFA Champions League football matches - 2006)

Host Broadcast Project Manager for UEFA EURO 2008 and 2012.

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to succeed or fail on my own merits and work with like-minded motivated people to make stuff that people remember

My favorite startups:

Spotify, Audible, Citymapper (stuff that makes life that little bit better)

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Frustrating - being almost, almost, almost there...
Rewarding - someone telling you they love your product

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Eating all of a small pie instead of one slice of a big pie.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

1) Find the right people to work with and respect your commitment to each other
2) Apply the "why should anyone care" test to everything you do
3) Make sure you have a fixed rate mortgage

Full bio

Alex has 15 years experience in media, technology and broadcasting. Previously managed the production department at Sportal and served as Head of Production in UEFA’s Media and Technology division in Geneva managing 20 internal and external contractors and budget of over EURO 50m. Before founding Conference Pad Alex consulted to startups seeking expertise in product development and market entry. Alex has an MBA from Hult International Business School in Boston Massachusetts and studied Business Analysis and Valuation at Harvard.