BEST Virtual Summit > Work Beyond the Pandemic

Ownemployed - Is Entrepreneurship the solution to unemployment?

Session Date: 18 June 2020 at 17:00 CEST


Peggy Poon is an enthusiast when it comes to entrepreneurship. She has a technical background and worked in the tech-industry for 6 years before she moved to helping startups to scale and grow at Microsoft for Startups. Peggy meets startups everyday and runs initiatives in the startup ecosystem both at work and in her freetime. Ownemployed is an initiative coming from her passion and more than 20 people all around the world are currently building this platform together. The idea is to encourage unemployed people to choose the entrepreneurship path as a movement against COVID-19. Ownemployed was one of the winners in the EuVsVirus challenge.