Steven Bartlett is the 30-year-old Founder of the social media marketing agency Social Chain. From a bedroom in Manchester, this university drop-out built Social Chain Agency, which would become “Social Chain AG” – a social commerce marketing group. He led Social Chain AG as Co-Founder & Co-CEO’s with Wanja Oberhof until he stepped down in 2020 to pursue other interests. The marketing-commerce group reached a market valuation of more than $600m and is currently listed on a European stock exchange.
Steven Bartlett is a speaker, investor, author, content creator and the host of Europe’s No.1 podcast, ‘The Diary of a CEO’. In 2021 Steven released his debut book ‘Happy Sexy Millionaire’ which was a Sunday Times best seller.
Steven is particularly focused on inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs and creators from a BAME background. Steven has invested in and joined the board of Huel, which is the UK’s fastest growing e-commerce company internationally. He’s also invested in, and taken a role as an advisor in Atai life sciences – a biotech company working to cure mental health disorders. Other investments focus on blockchain technologies, biotech, space, Web 3 and social media.
Steven has has invested in Flight Story & Third Web.Flight Story is a company focused on building resilient retail investor communities around great public companies. Third Web is a platform that makes it easy to build web3 applications.
At just 30 years old, he is widely considered one of Europe’s most talented and accomplished young entrepreneurs and philosophical thinkers.
Steven joined Dragon’s Den from Series 19 in January 2022, as the youngest ever Dragon in the Show’s history. The hit TV show is retuning January 5th 2023.