Ben Francis, Founder of Gymshark, on Transforming the Fitness Apparel Space

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Ben Francis is the Founder and CEO of Gymshark — the first-of-its-kind, British fitness community and apparel brand. Ben founded Gymshark when he was 19, while juggling University and working as a pizza delivery driver. Bootstrapping the brand from his bedroom, Ben found his passion at the intersection of business, IT, and fitness, creating what would become a billion dollar company. In 2020, Gymshark became the second of only two UK brands to achieve Unicorn status with no external funding.

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