Web Summit told ‘kids can start firms’ while at school

Lauren and Mary at web summit

EU Digital Girl of the Year and CoderDojo DCU attendee Lauren Boyle and CoderDojo Global CEO Mary Moloney at Web Summit in the RDS.

School-goers should not wait until they have graduated to set up a business, Marcus Segal, entrepreneur in residence at the Web Summit and former chief operating officer of Zynga Games has said.

Encouraging the thousands of school children in attendance at the Web Summit for Schools event to consider being an entrepreneur, he said: “anyone can start a company, you don’t have to wait until you’re out of school. Kids can start companies”.

He said Facebook and CoderDojo were both started by first-time entrepreneurs who had never set up a business before.

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