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Jordan Daykin

Motivational Speaker Jordan Daykin
  • Youngest ever entrepreneur to have a successful pitch on BBC 'Dragons’ Den'.
  • Built a multi-million pound business 'Grip It' aged 13 from a garden shed invention.
  • Worldwide global brand development in the making with sales in 32 countries.
  • Inspires other young people and established professionals through public speaking to seek out challenges.
  • The high school dropout who became the Dragons' Den's biggest ever success story!
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Jordan Daykin

Motivational Speaker Jordan Daykin
  • Youngest ever entrepreneur to have a successful pitch on BBC ‘Dragons’ Den’.
  • Built a multi-million pound business ‘Grip It’ aged 13 from a garden shed invention.
  • Worldwide global brand development in the making with sales in 32 countries.
  • Inspires other young people and established professionals through public speaking to seek out challenges.
  • The high school dropout who became the Dragons’ Den’s biggest ever success story!

Jordan Daykin although only 22, has already gained over 7 years of significant business experience.  He developed two fledgling companies whilst still in education, before he graduated to the role of company Managing Director and inventor of the innovative plasterboard fixing Grip It.  His company is taking the fixings and fasteners world by storm and invented by Daykin when was helping his 74 year old grandfather who was struggling to put up curtain rails.  GripIt turns over in excess of £4,000,000 and the product is shelved in over 200 stores across the UK and exported to over 32 countries.

Having been enthusiastically welcomed to the business world as a young entrepreneur to be reckoned with, Jordan is an endearing person with tremendous ambition and drive to succeed in his chosen field. He is the driving force behind the company and with his tenacious approach now has his eyes on continuing this success on a worldwide stage.

Speaking

Jordan’s path to success has been exciting and most definitely unusual. His story will capture the imagination of budding entrepreneurs of any age. Daykin is keen to share his experience to ensure that everybody knows that with a great attitude, a winning idea, commitment and an open mind, that no matter what your education and qualifications – running a successful business of your own is an option!

Jordan is an exciting young entrepreneur, who is inspirational, informative and above all inventive in his approach to business.

Recent Headline National Media Coverage

“From Dragons’ Den to £10 million business: Meet the show’s biggest ever success story”
Metro: Tuesday 23 Feb 2016

 

“How a school dropout became Dragons’ Den’s biggest success story” The Telegraph:  25th February 2016

Biography

Client Testimonials

Jordan recently came to speak @ The South West Expo in Swindon as a Key Note Speaker there was lots of interest and his talk was well attended, he was both professional and engaging with a dynamic story of real entrepreneurial determination, proving that you can achieve what you want to achieve!! "He inspired people especially younger people to go for their dreams, he had a wonderful down to earth approach which offered real encouragement to all that listened, small or large businesses his story was a challenge to us all. He will be joining our shows next year to inspire more people to look for an entrepreneurial hero!!"

"Jordan Daykin was top of our wish list of speakers for the event, as not only does he run a very successful business, but he has a fascinating story of how he invented Grip It Fixings at the age of 13."

"Jordan's key note address was well prepared and presented in strong confident manor, and his interactive question session was particularly well received. He left the audience inspired by his story and impressed by his level of knowledge for someone tender in years. The feedback from attendees was that they look forward to the next chapter of his business journey and to hear him share his progress at future events.”

“A huge thank you to both Jordan for his time. It was fantastic to see our year 9 & 10 Business students so engaged and inspired. They clearly took a lot from the talk and I have no doubt will be more motivated going forward. We are extremely lucky to have had this experience."

'Thank you so much for visiting St Edward’s Prep. The pupils were captivated by your life story and business experience. The fact that you have achieved so much at such a young age, driven by your entrepreneurial spirit and desire to take your idea and make it successful, struck a chord with all of them. The key points of your presentation tied in perfectly with the aims and objectives of our STEM project and have given the boys belief that they too can be successful with hard work and dedication. Judging by their thoughtful and challenging questions, you may have some competition in the future. Thank you for giving them inspiration.'

Client Testimonials

Jordan recently came to speak @ The South West Expo in Swindon as a Key Note Speaker there was lots of interest and his talk was well attended, he was both professional and engaging with a dynamic story of real entrepreneurial determination, proving that you can achieve what you want to achieve!! "He inspired people especially younger people to go for their dreams, he had a wonderful down to earth approach which offered real encouragement to all that listened, small or large businesses his story was a challenge to us all. He will be joining our shows next year to inspire more people to look for an entrepreneurial hero!!"

"Jordan Daykin was top of our wish list of speakers for the event, as not only does he run a very successful business, but he has a fascinating story of how he invented Grip It Fixings at the age of 13."

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