MIV Catch Up - HeadBox

HeadBox founder Andrew Needham joined us on Twitter for #MIVReveals on 4th August 2017. 

Andrew launched HeadBox in 2015, the UK’s first online marketplace for inspiring meeting, off-site and event spaces, with over 4500 venues across the UK. It allows corporate and SME guests to instantly search, book and pay for amazing spaces, all in one place.

@HeadBox Thanks for joining us Andrew Needham. Could you just explain to us what it is you do? 

I'm the Founder and CEO of @HeadBox described as the "Airbnb" for meeting, offsite and event spaces. #MIVReveals

@HeadBox Can you tell us a little more about HeadBox - how it works and where it is available? 

HeadBox allows you to search, book and pay for 5,000+ amazing spaces for any work related event in a few clicks. #MIVReveals

@HeadBox What is your #business background and what inspired you to #startup your company? #MIVReveals

I'm an entrepreneur, having successfully grown and exited two companies before. I want to change the global events industry; make it simpler, more efficient and transparent; help it deliver for millennials. #MIVReveals

@HeadBox What have been the biggest challenges in your first year of #business? 

The biggest challenges for @HeadBox are always about solving customer problems in the best, most simple and beautiful way. #MIVReveals

@HeadBox How do you #advertise your business? 

At the moment we mainly promote @HeadBox through social and digital channels as well as through content and PR. #MIVReveals

@HeadBox What makes your business unique and differentiates you from your #competitors? 

Our focus on @HeadBox technology to solve many of the pain points and problems that customers face in the events industry. #MIVReveals

@HeadBox What has been the biggest achievement of your #businesscareer - anything you're particularly proud of? 

Building two successful companies and always working with young people to help make it happen #MIVReveals

@HeadBox What motivates you to come in to work every day? #MIVReveals

Solving our customers problems in the simplest way and re-inventing the events industry through technology - the two go together. #MIVReveals

@HeadBox What does success look like to you? #MIVReveals

Millions of customers using HeadBox and our software across all the major cities in the world. #MIVReveals

@HeadBox what does the future hold - any exciting plans we should keep an eye out for? #MIVReveals

@HeadBox have some exciting plans and developments planned before Christmas so watch this space. #MIVReveals