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National Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 – Where Are They Now?

We recently announced the names of the six talented Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students who are currently preparing to pitch to Peter Jones CBE next month. 

In the meantime, we thought we’d catch up with some of the National Entrepreneur of the Year finalists of 2015, and see what they are up to now.

Former PJEA Star Crowned Oldham’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year

A former Peter Jones Enterprise Academy student has been crowned Oldham’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2016.

Daniel Arundel won the award on the back of his successful bakery business, which he set up whilst studying at the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy.

PJEA students called to the Big Apple to tackle global issues with UN

PJEA students called to the Big Apple to tackle global issues with UN

Two Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students have been chosen to attend a United Nations’ (UN) sustainable development project in New York. 

The initiative has been organised by World Merit, a global organisation on a mission to tackle climate change, poverty and inequality.

Former-PJEA student Kyle Raffo launches second venture, The Fitness Junction

A former Peter Jones Enterprise Academy has launched his second venture, spotting a gap in the market for high quality gyms that help their members maintain a sustainable, interesting exercise regime.

Kyle Raffo caught our attention six years ago, when he initially began his entrepreneurial journey and soon launched his first business, Expand Digital. The company recently celebrated serving its 10,000th customer and expects to turnover £1million in the next year.

National Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 finalists announced!

We are thrilled to announce that we have chosen the six finalists to compete for this year’s National Entrepreneur of the Year title.

The Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students selected to pitch to Peter Jones CBE and an esteemed panel of fellow judges, in a Dragons’ Den-style day on June 15th – and stand a chance of winning £5,000 investment into their business – are (in alphabetical order):

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