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Sir Stelios to give public lecture at LSE on True Innovation in Business Models - Risks and Rewards

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Photograph of Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou will give a public lecture at LSE on Tuesday 20 February entitled 'True Innovation in Business Models - Risks and Rewards'. He will focus on the concept of a truly new business model and argue that while pursuing such an investment strategy has many risks, when it works, it can have many effects, from generating substantial wealth to disrupting whole industries.

LSE alumnus Stelios Haji-Ioannou is founder of the easyGroup companies, including easyJet, easyCar, etc. and has given £2 million to LSE for the Stelios Scholars programme and the New Academic Building. He was knighted in November 2006 for his services to entrepreneurship.

Howard Davies, director of LSE, will chair this event.

True Innovation in Business Models - Risks and Rewards is on Tuesday 20 February at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London, WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.

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To reserve a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

Press cuttings

Financial Times
Sir Stelios tells how it is done
(17 Feb 07)
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, founder of budget airline EasyJet, is giving a free public lecture this Tuesday at his alma mater, the London School of Economics. Entry to the event, called True Innovation in Business Models: risks and rewards, is not ticketed but on a first come, first served basis.
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/525159ea-be2c-11db-bd86-0000779e2340.html| 

9 February 2007

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