Aberdeen teenagers get investment in company prepare

Budding business owners from an Aberdeen secondary university have gained a funding raise as a reward for their business tips.

A group of children from Hazlehead Academy established up an company marketing handwash, sanitiser and soaps as part of a job operate by Youthful Business Scotland.

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

The firm invested in social media schooling and a specialised workshop for the youthful individuals having part in the challenge.

The team picked up an award for their extensive range of items and, as a final result, have won investment decision to help grow their small business strategies.

The Hazlehead pupils were being joined by kids from Lochend Neighborhood High College in Glasgow and George Watson’s College in Edinburgh, who both equally also won prizes for their company tips.

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

“The teams from Lochend, George Watson’s and Hazlehead all grasp just how vital digital is to companies these days, no matter if that is social media or an e-commerce platform.

“All the profitable teams have proven authentic creativeness in how they have created their products, and everybody at CityFibre seems ahead to seeing how they continue to produce in the months ahead.”

Geoff Leask, main executive of Youthful Business Scotland, extra: “Having this assistance from CityFibre has enabled us to add real price to the Corporation Programme this year when college students have experienced to adapt to the new reality of operating even far more in a digital earth.”