Entrepreneurial Champion Guy Rigby Joins ScaleUp Group

Entrepreneurial Champion Guy Rigby is adding his extensive global experience and connections to ScaleUp Group.

Guy Rugby is a qualified chartered accountant, author, media, mentor who created Smith & Williamson’s Entrepreneurial Services Group which has become the destination for entrepreneurs seeking commercial, accountancy, tax and corporate finance advice. Guy has been listed as one of the top 50 movers and shakers in the financial world by Economia magazine.

Guy’s book, From Vision to Exit – The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Building and Selling a Business, received significant critical acclaim.

Guy said “I’m excited to be joining ScaleUp Group to ‘give something back’, supporting the growth of UK technology companies and helping them to become Global Champions”

John O’Connell, Founder and Executive Chair of ScaleUp Group added: “I’m delighted that Guy has become our 28th member. His outstanding gravitas, reputation plus tech industry knowledge and connections coupled with a proven ability to mentor ScaleUp entrepreneurs on the strategic opportunities (and complexities) of tax and finance are a major asset to new and existing ScaleUp Group clients.”

Alongside his role of Chair at Smith & Williamson overseeing strategy and providing advice to entrepreneurs, Guy has set up his own consultancy trading as The Entrepreneurs Adviser and remains a regular Media commentator on entrepreneurial matters in TV, Radio, print and on-line such as the FT, The Times, Telegraph and multiple entrepreneurial publications.

Atlantic Challenge: In December 2021, Guy will attempt to row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic to raise money for UnLtd – The Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs. In doing so, he and his rowing partner hope to become the oldest pair ever to row any ocean. You can find out more about Guy’s challenge including Sponsorship Opportunities here.

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