Alexander Young

Member Since 2019

Alexander Young

Founder and CEO

Virti

United Kingdom

Alex created Virti to help improve mental health support for students and professionals as they learn. A trauma and orthopaedic surgeon by training, Alex built and sold his first company whilst at medical school. He went on to scale an award-winning medical education company internationally from his bedroom while still training in the NHS using self-taught coding skills! Alex holds a master’s degree in Surgical Science and a postgraduate degree in medical education. Alex has won multiple awards with Virti including the VR Healthcare Award at The VR Awards, Royal College of Surgeons’ Edinburgh Triennial Surgical Innovation Prize and the Association of Medical Education Technology Prizes.


RECENT CONTENT

June 8th, 2021

10 Tips for Keeping Up a Social Media Presence as a Busy Entrepreneur

June 7th, 2021

Understanding 'The Five Whys': How To Successfully Integrate This Tool Into Your Business

One tool I've used across a number of business areas is “The 5 Whys.” This simple tool can be widely applied to any department or business venture to help your team members interrogate information and provide the most accurate insights to the company.

June 4th, 2021

10 Ways to Attract Young Talent to Your Company

Hiring talented new employees can help a company grow. Young employees, in particular, often bring fresh perspectives, new skills, and lots of creative energy to the businesses they join. However, it can be difficult to attract young talent, especially in today’s competitive hiring environment. Here, 10 members from Young Entrepreneur Council share how your business can attract the best young professionals.

January 6th, 2021

Overnight Success? Nine Effective Tips To Scale Your Business Fast

While it's not a common thing, some businesses do explode into popularity overnight. For the companies that do, it can be a completely new landscape to navigate. Suddenly, consumers want your product and they can't get enough of it. Your supply lines and logistics may not be able to handle the traffic at its new demanding level.


COMPANY INFO

Virti

Virti is an ed-tech company that uses virtual and augmented reality combined with artificial intelligence to transport learners into realistic, hard-to-access, learning environments and safely assesses them under pressure to improve performance regardless of geographical boundaries. Our VR application is also named Virti; sharing a namesake with the company.


AREA OF FOCUS

  • Health Care
  • Education
  • EdTech

INDUSTRY

Health