Aberdeen teenagers earn investment in company system

Catrina P. Smith

Budding entrepreneurs from an Aberdeen secondary faculty have acquired a funding raise as a reward for their organization ideas.

A group of kids from Hazlehead Academy set up an enterprise promoting handwash, sanitiser and soaps as portion of a venture operate by Youthful Organization Scotland.

The initiative is getting supported by CityFibre, which is in the system of setting up superfast broadband infrastructure throughout Aberdeen.

The enterprise invested in social media education and a specialised workshop for the younger folks using section in the venture.

The team picked up an award for their vast vary of goods and, as a outcome, have won investment to aid mature their company strategies.

The Hazlehead pupils were being joined by children from Lochend Group Superior University in Glasgow and George Watson’s University in Edinburgh, who equally also won prizes for their enterprise suggestions.

Elaine Doherty, CityFibre’s regional lead for Scotland, said: “Young Enterprise Scotland is supporting to condition the future generation of Scottish business owners.

“The teams from Lochend, George Watson’s and Hazlehead all grasp just how crucial electronic is to firms right now, no matter if that is social media or an e-commerce system.

“All the winning teams have shown actual creative imagination in how they have made their merchandise, and anyone at CityFibre appears to be ahead to observing how they keep on to create in the months forward.”

Geoff Leask, main executive of Youthful Enterprise Scotland, included: “Having this support from CityFibre has enabled us to insert true worth to the Enterprise Programme this yr when learners have experienced to adapt to the new actuality of performing even extra in a electronic world.”

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