Entrepreneurs Panel

Titus Sharpe

Titus is a member of the Entrepreneurs Panel and our resident expert on lead generation. 

His background is in artificial intelligence; he began studying for a PhD in collaborative robotics before leaving to launch his first tech business.

In 2009 he co-founded MVF, the leading global customer generation firm. Titus was CEO at MVF from 2009 and 2017 before becoming President of the company. In 2013 MVF came number one in the Sunday Times Tech Track of high growth tech companies, in 2015 Titus was named Entrepreneur of the Year at the National Business Award, and in 2020 MVF was crowned the Best Company to Work For on the Sunday Times Best Companies List. MVF now operates in over 60 countries and has revenues of over £100m.

MVF is Titus’s fourth successful venture to date, with previous notable success with B2B marketplace Approved Index which he sold to the FTSE 100 RELX Group in 2008. He is an advocate for values-based business and regularly speaks about company culture and scalable customer acquisition strategies.

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Advice to entrepreneurs

  • Culture eats strategy for breakfast, lunch and tea

Good question to ask him

  • Why did you sell your business, then buy it back again?

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