Innovation To Incubation  

profile image for  Keith Mabbutt

Keith Mabbutt

CEO of StartUp Factor (Specialism: Graduate Recruitment, Sales & Business Consultancy)


Keith is a multi-award winning serial entrepreneur and graduate recruitment expert with more than a decade of practical experience of setting up and running businesses and leading them onto successful exits.

Keith has a track record of making it happen and experience at every stage of a business from initial concept to exit. Keith has successfully raised hundreds of thousands of pounds of Angel finance over the years, exited businesses to multi-million pound turnover companies, including Britain’s largest newspaper group; and is the current CEO and Founder of Government-backed StartUp Factor, an organisation that funds and supports individuals with start-up ideas nationwide. His portfolio interests include a TV Formats company, a business consultancy and training company, a not-for-profit organisation, and a National televised Awards competition for university students, The Grad Factor’ (The UK’s biggest National televised undergraduate enterprise Awards competition).

Keith has been an Advisor to Youth Employment and Young Enterprise for a Government foundation and written numerous articles for the Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) department of Government on enterprise and entrepreneurship. He specialises in Graduate Recruitment, Sales & Business Consultancy, Start-Ups, Strategy & Development, and Private Equity. For a Career History, please visit Keith’s LinkedIn page.

back to top

Hub for Innovation & Enterprise - © University of Kent

Hub for Innovation & Enterprise, Canterbury Innovation Centre, Unit 70, University Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7FG, T: +44 (0)1227 824641

Last Updated: 09/09/2016