James Caan is one of the UK's most successful and dynamic entrepreneurs. He made his fortune in the recruitment industry, which included the global success of his companies, Alexander Mann Group and Humana International, and he has been building and selling businesses ever since. In 2004 he founded private equity firm Hamilton Bradshaw based in London's Mayfair. The company specialises in buyouts, venture capital, real estate and now manages a portfolio of over 30 companies.
James has received various prestigious awards including 'BT Enterprise of the Year', PricewaterhouseCoopers 'Entrepreneur of the Year' and Entrepreneur of the Year in the Asian Jewel Awards.
In May 2012 he was appointed Chairman of StartUp Loans, a government initiative to support young people with funding to start up new businesses in the UK. Over 82 million of loans will be offered to 18-24 year olds over the next 3 years.
James is extremely passionate about supporting small businesses and recently launched a free app, James Caan Business Secrets to help other entrepreneurs on their journey to success. The app was the fastest downloaded business app of 2011 and is regularly ranked in the Top 100 apps ever in Apps Magazine.