Award-Winning Tech For Good Entrepreneur

Ben Towers is one of ‘the most influential entrepreneurs on the planet’ whilst still only being 25 years old.

He started in business aged 11 and has since successfully exited his marketing agency, invested in disruptive start-ups and advised Governments & PLCs.

Ben is now the Founder of Happl – an employee engagement platform managing benefits, recognition and rewards for start-ups across the world. He was one of the youngest founders to get investment from Y-Combinator at the start of 2022.

Featured in:

The Times
New Zealand Herald
Ben Speaker

Keynote Speaker

Ben is a master at engaging mass audiences of people around a chosen topic. Combining innovative ideas and amusing anecdotes to create a world-class session for your audience. Ben can confidently deliver sessions on a variety of topics from entrepreneurship to tech-for-good to looking to the future as a young person.

One of the UKs most exciting entrepreneurs

– Richard Branson


Ben has been described as the “prodigal son of enterprise” following his already extremely successful business career. Ben’s first business, Towers Design, was started when he was just 11 years old and by 18 exited the business, having scaled it up to a team of 26 working with leading brands like IHG, Virgin Racing, and Champneys. He is now 21 and the co-founder of Tahora – a workplace community solution providing a platform to truly address mental health.

The smartest kid on the planet

– The Times


Ben’s ability to find innovative solutions around a problem has led to him advising Governments across the world, Corporates like GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and supporting some of the world’s fastest-growing start-ups. Alongside this Ben is a regular investor in tech-for-good businesses that are on a mission to change lives.