EBar Initiatives to pitch at the Scottish EDGE finals
Sam Pettipher, Co-Founder of EBar® Initiatives, said “We are proud to have been to selected from 240 applications to progress to the ScottishEDGE final.
Success in the competition would allow us to create a new full-time job in Aberdeen and rapidly accelerate the development of our EBar® dispenser. Bringing us a step closer to pouring the perfect pint in under 3 seconds. We have received outstanding support on our entrepreneurial journey including from the Elevator Accelerator programme; where we first developed and tested the idea with customers.”
The company will now pitch at the live final in front of an audience of up to 500 people. Taking place on Thursday, 22nd June 2017 at the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Gogarburn Conference Centre, the Round 10 Final will support Scotland’s most innovative, high-growth potential startup businesses with up to £100,000 in cash and an all-encompassing business support package.
Having completed nine successful rounds, Scottish EDGE – which is supported by the Royal Bank of Scotland, the Hunter Foundation, and the Scottish Government – has had an unquestionable impact on the Scottish economy. Winners have, to date, created an additional 818 Scottish jobs, generated an additional £45.06 million in turnover, and received additional investment to the sum of £44.12 million. In the last round of Scottish EDGE, cash prizes of £1.3 million were shared amongst forty winners across four different categories.