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.
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):
Staff and students from the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy at Huddersfield’s Kirklees College recently stepped up to the plate to help BBC1’s ‘Rip off Britain’ judge cake as part of a consumer testing panel.
The programme investigated how spreads containing different amounts of butter and oil compare in terms of taste and real value amongst consumers.
In scenes reminiscent of ‘The Great British Bake Off’, the lucky PJEA students sampled five varieties of Victoria sponge cake, each made using different fat combinations.