Start a business: support for young entrepreneurs
Starting a successful business as a young entrepreneur - Ruach Music (video)
Ruach Music is a music instrument manufacturer based in Kilkeel. Stephen Henderson, Director of Ruach Music, explains how combining his love of music and woodwork has helped him to start and grow a successful business.
Since launching his business, Stephen has developed an online shop and is now shipping his musical equipment throughout the UK.
Here, Stephen discusses the advantages of being a young entrepreneur and shares his experiences of finding the right support to help him start his business.
Stephen's top tips:
- "Seek financial assistance and mentoring support early."
- "Conduct your market research early - find out about the global market and where you are seeking to sell your product or service."
- "You need to be determined and not afraid of failure. Being an entrepreneur is a lifestyle and not a nine to five job, so you must be committed."