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The Beans Group

The Beans Group

The Beans Group

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The Beans Group

http://www.thebeansgroup.com

Kentish Town, London, United Kingdom

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The Beans Group is a media company that runs youth media brand Student Beans and youth insights consultancy, Voxburner. Everything we do is to Empower Young People to Thrive.

About us

There are many things that make working at The Beans Group rewarding but we believe that a business is only as good as the people who work there - which is why we only hire great people! We're building a business which we're passionate about and really proud of. If you've got what it takes to delight, inspire and empower those around you, then these are some of the things you can look forward to…

  • Weekly wellness sessions (Yoga, Pilates, acupuncture, nutritionists…)

  • Friday afternoon drinks & nibbles to see in the weekend

  • An office foosball table, nerf guns and remote control helicopters.

  • Office sonos and spotify account.

  • Professional Development; We have a company book and conference budget as well as regular external speakers and trainers. Past speakers have included world renown best selling authors such as David Allen and David Taylor among others.

  • The Beans Group is a founding member of the Kentish Cluster tech hub that has regular networking and drinks events in the local area.

  • World class tools; From ensuring everyone has two screens and the best chairs money can buy (Herman Miller Aeron) to using the latest cutting edge cloud based systems and tools to manage how we work, we're a flexible, forward thinking business that embraces the future of the modern workplace.

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Our Story

2005


James graduates and Mike winds up his ebay business
The two entrepreneurs launch studentbeans.com in Birmingham
Accepted onto The Prince's Trust Enterprise Programme receiving a low interest loan

2006-2008

Student Beans scales across the UK to reach millions of students all without any external capital or funding which enables us to diversify our activities in later years
Appoint Daniel Nabarro, founder of figleaves.com, to our Board

2009


The Beans Group Ltd was incorporated to house Student Beans and to incubate a number of other bean based ventures 

2010-2011


We experiment with a number of digital and offline product innovations from a student ski trip to a student battle of the bands.
We define our 25 year vision to touch the lives of 100 million young people every day.

2012

The Beans Group acquires Reach Students, a student marketing consultancy  
Student Beans launches the award winning national online freshers fair
The Youth 100, an annual look at the top 100 brands according to young people, launches

2013


Voxburner launches as the Groups’ independent youth insights consultancy
Student Beans publishes its first ever book ‘The Ultimate Student Cookbook’
The Beans Group wins Digital Business of the Year at the National Business Awards

2014

Student Beans iD, the UK’s digital student card launches with ourfirst mobile app  
Voxbuner takes the industry leading event Youth Marketing Strategy to New York
We open a new office in Birmingham to help us expand the team to build new digital products

The Future

To infinity and beyond!

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