News

Young Innovators Challenge winners secure additional support

Young Innovation Challenge 2013 winners, Victoria Hamilton, VHInnovationLtd ,and David Townsend, TownrockEnergy, were awarded further funding at The Entrepreneuring® Awards in January. The evening was organised by Entrepreneurial Spark and included a presentation from Sir Tom Hunter.

E-Spark entrepreneurs were given the chance to pitch theirbusiness to a panel of judges for cash prizes. Victoria Hamilton was awarded £2,000 for her pitch and then afurther £3,000 for winning the ‘Accelerate’ award. David Townsend was awarded ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ and a prize of £5,000.

Congratulations to both Victoria and David and to all of the winners. SIE are delighted to see more Young Innovators Challenge competition winners going on to secure further funding for their businesses.

The Young Innovators Challenge 2015 opens for online entries on 02 February 2015. Students can register their interest and receive priority updates at: www.sie.ac.uk/YIC.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *