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We are thrilled to announce that entrepreneur David Hieatt, co-founder of Hiut Demin and the DO Lectures, is a judge at this year’s Startup Weekend Swansea.
David left school at 16 and opened a market stall before joining Saatchi & Saatchi advertising agency aged 21.

In 1995 David and his wife Claire founded Howies, a sports clothing company which was sold to Timberland before it was bought back in 2012.

David went on to create Hiut Denim, a jeans company based in Cardigan. In 2008 started the DO Lectures, inviting creative people to give lectures on business and ideas.