Hermonie Way came up with the idea for Newspepper.com during the second year of her journalism degree. The lack of paid work experience in the field of journalism a problem that Hermione identified and so she set about creating Newspepper which gives paid work experience to newly graduated media students. Using her student loan, Hermione Way set up the affordable production company and has clients ranging from the BBC to BT.
This video interview offers advice on how to get investment, whether through a bank loan or angel investors and the importance of networking. Hermione also speaks of the advantages and disadvantages of having a successful entrepreneurial brother, the internet technology expert Ben Way, and why the internet provides a great base for any start up company. Find out how social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter can help market your business and create a free and instant group for potential clients.
Hermione also touches on how she plans to grow the company, with the hope of finding VC funding for live streaming projects. The successful female entrepreneur highlights the importance of investing in the next generation. Newspepper now provides young people with the desire to work in media an opportunity to get hands on work experience and build up their portfolio without financial worries.
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