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Simon Waigo

Entrepreneur • Advisor Enfield, United Kingdom, GB

Previously Senior Consultant, Portaltech Reply. Previously Founder, Founders Institute.

Previously Senior Consultant, Portaltech Reply. Previously Founder, Founders Institute.

8 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Product
  • Operations
  • Growth
  • Fundraising
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
Part-time now, full-time if it takes off

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Product
  • • Operations
  • • Growth
  • • Fundraising

Involved In


Founders Institute




Senior Business Analyst River Island July 2015 - present
Senior Consultant Portaltech Reply June 2013 - June 2015
Founder Founders Institute 2015 - 2015
Consultant Portaltech Reply December 2012 - June 2013
eCommerce Business Analyst Portaltech June 2010 - December 2012
eCommerce Business Analyst Portaltech Reply June 2010 - December 2012
eCommerce Platform Analyst House of Fraser December 2007 - June 2010
Technical Account Advisor - Kelkoo Yahoo September 2006 - April 2007


Birmingham City University eCommerce 2002 - 2006

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Marketing
Markets of Interest
  • • Payments
  • • Commerce
  • • Local
  • • Fashion
  • • Social Impact
  • • Music
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Transportation
  • • Advertising

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

SEO • E-Commerce • Product management • Affiliate marketing • Business Analysis • Change Management

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Chris Bishop
We worked together at House of Fraser
Simon has been waiting in the wings amassing a lot of knowledge. Now he is ready to take the next step.
They're my investor
Simon’s abilities are clear- It is obvious he is immensely talented and bound to succeed. Simon naturally assimilates complex material an ... d communicates his conclusions logically and clearly. He injects savvy (technical) expertise where necessary and is renowned for making reasoned and accurate decisions based on evidence. Simon posses proven ability to organise, manage and implement business solutions through effective leadership of the team. I have known him to coach, guide, and continually encourage his peers to achieve high levels of performance. In addition to this, he has the ability to manage time and resources, prioritise actions to effectively meet the challenges to prescribed milestones.
Dayo Ajayi-Obe
They're my school  •  Consultant Paediatrician, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Previously Locum Consultant Paediatrician, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.
Simon is a highly driven person who has a passion his start up. He is tenacious and has stuck to his vision proving with research the emerge ... nce of a viabile business.
sandeep kumar
We worked together  •  Team Lead, Business Development & Project Management at DualCube
Simon holds a very unique vision to see new business avenues. His plans are backed by extensive research with a complete backup for risks. H ... e ensures that once he is in, he fights tills the very end irrespective of the final result.
Lucas E Wall
We worked together  •  Founder,
Simon is a great entrepreneur because of his relentless attitude and his ability to find the positive side to the challenges he faces while ... building a start-up.
Bernard Omolafe
They're my advisor  •  Creative Director, AtHashtags and Growth Voucher Adviser, Enterprise Nation.
He's a very diligent professional. He has a very good idea that has all the potential of being the next unicorn. I solidly vouch for him.
Santiago Valencia Sarmiento
We worked together  •  Chief Technology Officer (CTO) / Project Manager, smartebusiness. Previously Lead Developer / Project Manager, smartebusiness.
Simon is second to none, he is not only intelligent and a very good communicator, he is also honest, a very good person and hardworking indi ... vidual with a great approach to life and business. He is already a great entrepreneur I would say, he is the kind of person that can find a niche in a busy market where others did not even imagine it could be an opportunity there.
Stephan Gasteyger
They're my friends  •  Co Founder, Wonego. Previously Senior Equity Analyst, US Medical Technology, Atlantic Equities.
Excellent vision, very driven, good team player

Filippo de Rosa
We worked together  •  Senior Java Developer, Portaltech Reply. Previously Java Developer, Portaltech Reply.
He has great coding skills, has the attitude to make it as an enterprenuer.

Dayo Ajayi-Obe
We worked together  •  Consultant Paediatrician, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Previously Locum Consultant Paediatrician, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.
Dayo has a natural leadership skills which will help her as she builds out her business. Her experience and passion for medical care accessi ... bility is profound, and is a core aspect to her vision.

Stuart Atkinson
We worked together  •  Co Founder, and Director, Nulli Secundus Consulting Limited.
Stuart has a good grasp of understand complex issues and how these can be applied to business to find opportunities and gaps. He has a stron ... g background in banking as well as property.