Boosting working class involvement in the start-up scene
Jamie Waller, founder of JBW, a debt collection service, was born in Bethnal Green. He was part of The Imps, a Hackney charity for disadvantaged children. He left school at 16 with no qualifications and started his first business, a window-cleaning round, which he sold for £6,000 soon after. He continued to start, build up, then sell a number of businesses and made his first million by the age of 22.
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