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Converge Challenge 2013 Winners!

The Converge Challenge and Converge Kickstart competitions came to an end on the 24th of September with a final pitch and awards ceremony. We would like to congratulate all those who took part!

We’re delighted to have supported 8 of the 11 finalists including:

  • Kanika Bensal — Medicen Devise — 2nd place Converge Challenge (University of Edinburgh)
  • Helen Fisher & Liita Lyaloo Naukushu — Beckdales Ltd — 3rd place Converge Challenge (University of Edinburgh)
  • Tadas Labadus & Renata Pilikinaite — Eventhread — Joint 2nd Kickstart Challenge (University of Glasgow)
  • Tracey Thompson — TagieTM — Joint 2nd Kickstart Challenge (University of the West of Scotland)
  • Victoria Hamilton — VH. Design — Finalist (University of Strathclyde)
  • John Biddlestone — The Asymmetrical Bra — Finalist (University of Dundee)

The Converge Challenge and Converge Kickstart competitions are run by Heriott Watt University. They provide entrepreneurial training, hands-on mentoring, business support and give out cash prizes to help students further their ideas. www.convergechallenge.com

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