Danny Mekic’

Posted on October 3rd, by Nadi in Speaker 2012. No Comments

At age fifteen Danny Danny Mekic’Mekic’ founded an internet company and quit high school before his graduation in order to work fulltime on his business. Five years later he was accepted as a student of the Law Honours programme at the University of Amsterdam, attaining the double amount of required credits. At age twenty one he was a Law teacher himself. Today, next to running NewTeam and teaching at universities and colleges, he is also active as investor, mediator, consultant for new business and new media, legal advisor, and analyst. He is a frequent guest in debates on national radio as one of the panel members of a group of economists.

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