Arran Stewart

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Arran  Stewart
Born Luton Town, Bedfordshire
Nationality United Kingdom
Alma mater Nottingham University, Cranfield University, School of Management
Occupation Businessman, Author and Public speaker
Known for Co-founding,,, and

Arran Stewart is a UK born businessman, author and public speaker. He is the co-founder and owner of,,, and[1][2]

Early Life and education

Arran grew up in Luton Town, Bedfordshire and attended Icknield High School and Luton Sixth Form College. Arran completed his Degree in Strategy and Entrepreneurship at Nottingham University and completed his Masters Degree in Strategic Marketing at Cranfield University, School of Management


Stewart grew a reputation in business after starting in the recruitment industry in 2007 with a small grant from a government funds called the Marsh Farm Community Development Trust and Foundation East that started off his journey in business within the recruitment industry.[3][4]

In 2011 Stewart co-founded an online recruitment platfrom.[5] In 2015 his company was backed by Falcon Capital to invest and buy competing businesses in the USA.[6] Stewart's company completed the acquisition of, one of the largest job boards in the USA with over 60 million registered in September 2017.[7]

In 2017, Stewart became a published writer within the technology space and has frequently appeared in Reuters, [8] Forbes,[9] Crunchbase,[10] Wired,[11] and many other notable publications.[12]

Stewart was the first to pioneer blockchain technology in the recruitment sector and has been published in Hackernoon,[13] Blocktribune,[14] [15] and[16] He is a public speaker covering topics relating to employment, technology, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology.[17]


In 2015 Arran established a charity called Justice for Children that was designed to change the UK family law system and made national press when his petition reached over 10,000 signatures and received over 10 million views on his videos through Facebook.[18][19]

Personal life

Arran married his wife in 2015 and in 2017 moved to Austin Texas with his 4 children upon the acquisition of the business


  1. "Arran Stewart –, Disrupting the Hiring Process". Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  2. Larsen, Luke (15 June 2018). "Why Mastercard is ripping a page from Bitcoin’s book". Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  3. "Jobs From Blue Flying High". Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  4. "IBM, CLS Launch Blockchain Platform for Banks". Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  5. Hernandez, Jessica Holbrook. "Artificial Intelligence in Recruiting -Tips for Preparing a Resume for AI and Humans". Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  6. Fontana, Francesca (16 May 2018). "Google and Facebook Banning Cryptocurrency Ads May Actually Be Good for Bitcoin". Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  7. Brett, Charles (30 July 2018). " launches recruitment platform on GoChain". Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  8. Chavez-Dreyfuss, Gertrude. " to raise up to $50 million in token sale for blockchain-based platform". Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  9. Mourdoukoutas, Panos. "Could Bitcoin Replace Credit Cards?". Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  10. Dowling, Savannah (16 August 2018). "Startups Aim To Make Recruiting Less Painful". Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  11. MATSAKIS, LOUISE (4 April 2018). "The Cryptocurrency Industry Might Actually Benefit From An Ad Ban". Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  12. Sandle, Tim (2 September 2018). "Blockchain is set to reshape recruitment: Interview Special". Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  13. "Can we all work in harmony?". Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  14. Haring, Bruce (14 March 2018). "Google Ad Ban Draws Strong Reactions From Cryptocurrency Community". Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  15. "Blockchain Bridges The Trust Gap In Recruitment – Opinion". 16 March 2018. Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  16. "The Unpaid Internship: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly". 2 August 2018. Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  17. Brown, Ariella (29 August 2018). "How Blockchain Could Change the Recruiting Game". Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  18. CREAGH, BEV (16 December 2015). "The Luton businessman on a mission to change family law". Retrieved 22 January 2019. 
  19. "Justice for Children aims to change law". 16 December 2015. Retrieved 22 January 2019.