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Kevin Towers: Entrepreneur of the Month – Insider
Kevin Towers was approached by Insider Media Limited to be featured as their Yorkshire Entrepreneur of the Month. Kevin made the front cover of November’s magazine which has over 200,000 monthly readers.
- Undeterred by the failure of his first business venture, Kevin got back on the horse, supported by personal credit cards, and set up Techbuyer to recycle and upgrade IT hardware for businesses. It now has 130 staff, dealing with 80 countries. By 2015, it reported revenues of £14m. In September 2018, that had grown to £36m.
- In more recent years we have expanded into the public sector and corporate environment. Despite the rise of the cloud, Kevin explains how it isn’t a threat since we sell to many cloud companies too.
- Kevin explains that 14 years on, he now believes his most important job within Techbuyer is maintaining a good culture, which has been a challenge as the business has grown.
Techbuyer is a global leader in the buying, refurbishing and selling of enterprise IT hardware. Not only do we sell brand new IT parts, we also buy used parts such as servers, memory and storage and turn them into low-cost, quality refurbished IT equipment. For press enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org.