Launch Somerset, which was recently held in Taunton was an opportunity for local entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas to a room full of ‘Dragons’ in a bid to win over £6000 worth of prizes.
“I’m delighted to win Launch Somerset. The investment package will allow me to focus on my marketing and develop my website, as well as offering a constant backbone of support.
“The event has been a brilliant opportunity to increase my network and I am really looking forward to seeing where 360 South West goes in 2020 and beyond.”
Ges Green, Business Centres South West Operations Manager, went on to tell Tone News:
“We are thrilled with the success of the event and the networking opportunities it provided for these start-up businesses. The feedback we had was really positive and the atmosphere generated at the venue was great.”
“All of the business ideas were superbly delivered and we are looking forward to working with them all. Our congratulations go to Ian Lewis of 360 South West, who was voted the winning business”
As the winning pitcher, Ian won a package of investment worth over £6,000, including a Somerset Chamber of Commerce Membership and a Cloud Accounting Software package from the event sponsors.
Launch Somerset – listen to Ian Lewis talking to Tone News
The runners up were Tiny Giant, Rainshader and Somerset Escargot, who will use the event as a platform to continue to build on their start-up businesses.
Tiny Giant are a Creative marketing company and AI experts, Rainshader is a windproof umbrella company and Somerset Escargot are a prestart snail herding and farming company.
To find out more about business support in Somerset and the Launch entrepreneurs, keeping up to date with how their businesses develop, visit the Somerset Enterprise Centre in Taunton
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