henry godfrey

Founder, Authentic-Acessories

Monday 4 July, 1315 

TRACK: Entrepreneurship & Enterprise

"Why we need to empower young entrepreneurs"

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Henry Godfrey is a second-year management student at the University of Warwick. He was the winner of the 2021 Warwick Business School’s young entrepreneur scholarship award.

 

As well as being a student he is also the founder of Authentic-Accessories, an online retail company which specialises in surplus stock (customer returns, shelf pulled and end of line products) from high street retailers and manufacturers in the UK and USA. 

 

He started his business when he was 16, operating from a shed, which he found for free on Facebook marketplace, as well as his bedroom.

 

He now works with a large network of distributors and has one of the largest presences on eBay within the industry, operating from a purpose-built office and warehouse space on track to turn over almost 750k in the second year of incorporation.