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Jonny Plein

Previous Enactus University: Nottingham

Current Role: Co-Founder

Organisation: Pouch

Jonny was a member of the University of Nottingham Enactus team for 3 years. During his time within the Enactus team,  he ran run an international project in Cambodia, presented at two national competitions and help lead the team as vice-president. 

Jonny started Enactus Nottingham's commercial ventures arm by running a student concert called UNIAID. This concert was his first hand experience at trying anything entrepreneurial himself.

After University he joined EY on their grad scheme and completed his ACA. 

Whilst at EY Jonnys' now co-founder came to him with the idea for Pouch, a free online tool (a browser extension) that automatically sources all the best available voucher codes and automatically displays them as you are shopping online, so you never need to search for a voucher code again. 

In January 2017 he left EY to work on Pouch full time. In only a few months Jonny and his co-founder managed to achieve quite a lot. They raised funds, won the Mass Challenge start up accelerator and have been featured in publications such as Forbes and The Telegraph.

Most exciting of all, on Sunday August 20th 2017,  Pouch appeared on the series opener of the new series of Dragons Den. They secured the finances they wanted from not 1.. Not 2 but 3 Dragons; Jenny Campbell, Tej Lalvani and Touker Suleyman!

 

If you like the sound of Pouch you can download it for free from www.joinpouch.com

If you have any questions or would like to speak to Jonny, contact him through his email jonny@joinpouch.com