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Powa: The Sorry Tale of a British Unicorn

Gavin Simpson

25th March 2016

In business, investors are continually looking for the next big idea and in the case of Powa (a British tech start-up), they offered a new way of paying for products through the use of their revolutionary "PowaTag" system. Read how they transformed into a Unicorn (a company worth over a billion pounds) before falling into administration in just a few years.

Gavin Simpson

Gavin has been Head of Social Sciences for a number of years and enjoys the cut and thrust of the classroom environment. He enjoys attending Think Tank events to widen his knowledge further and encourages his students to do likewise.

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