Nick Bell (businessman)
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17 December 1983 |
Alnwick, Northumberland, England
Nick Bell (born 17 December 1983) is Vice President of Content at Snapchat. Bell was formerly Senior Vice President of Product at News Corporation. He is known for his entrepreneurial ventures setting up a group of websites during the dot com boom of the late nineties, and earning almost a million pounds (between 100,000 and 500,000 in cash) and stock from the sale of Teenfront.com at the age of 16. His later ventures included a sunbed and spray tanning company inside Tesco stores and an audiovisual equipment company. Bell attended The Royal Grammar School, Newcastle.
He is a regular on the UK speaker network encouraging young people to start up businesses.
Bell formed Teenfront.com with Robbie Hodgkiss in 1998 at the age of 14, he later sold the business to Rools.com, a teenage payment solution provider. He went on to found numerous other (now non-existent) dot com startups including: Studentmax.com, SnapaJob.com.
In late 2006 Nick founded Quick.tv, an online interactive video tool. The company completed seed financing in November 2007, raising £1.25m.
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- 2020 Vision: Tomorrow’s Stars – Spectator Business
- Young Guns 2008 – Growing Business Magazine (Shortlist)
- David Goldman Prize for Innovation 2004
- North East Business Executive of the Year competition, 2004 – Mr Bell won the Young Business Person of the Year title.
- 2020 Vision: Tomorrow’s Stars Spectator Business
- Sunderland University
- The Guardian: Dot Com Story
- Creative Partnership Enterprise Campaign
- Nick J Bell Official Website
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