Ever thought of becoming an entrepreneur and living the dream? Manchester Chinese Business Society welcomes two guest speakers, Shiraz Anwar (Founder of Kaffeination) and Adeel Anwar (Founder of BioREC and Co-founder of Bio-Economy Consultancy) to share their entrepreneurial journey with us.
Shiraz Anwar is a serial entrepreneur who helps people in Manchester to startup their own businesses through his work with the Business Growth Hub as their Creative, Digital and Tech Startup Advisor. Whilst studying for his Masters in Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship at Manchester Business School, Shiraz alongside his co-founders successfully started up a business and brought to market caffeine and vitamin enriched gummies which sold internationally. Shiraz will share his entrepreneurial journey launching his business whilst studying and how he maximised the support and resources at The University of Manchester.
Adeel Anwar graduated in 2012 from the University of Manchester with a MEng degree in Chemical Engineering with Business Management. He segued into a PhD on the topic of “Enhancing the cold flow properties of biodiesel via heterogeneous catalysis”. Alongside the PhD he took up the challenge of strengthening academia by establishing a social enterprise (BioREC) based on bio research to induce effective knowledge transfer and efficient use of resources. He is now endeavouring to enrich a bio-economy through his latest initiative the Bio-economy Consultancy (BC) which aims to bring together academia, industry and wider society to create a greener social impact. Moreover, with an overwhelming demand from students keen to learn more about entrepreneurship he has establishing The Academy of Champions (AoC) where he will share his personal, leadership and business development experience.