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Edwin claims top prize in Virgin Money #BeTheStart competition

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Edwin claims top prize in Virgin Money #BeTheStart competition

 

 

 

 

Manchester alumnus and Venture Further 2010 finalist Edwin Broni-Mensah has scooped the top prize in the Virgin Money #BeTheStart sustainable business competition.

 

Edwin has won £10,000 for his social enterprise, GiveMeTap – a venture that brings free tap water refills to people in the UK and helps fund water projects in Africa through the sale of reusable branded water bottles.

 

This latest success will enable GiveMeTap to grow and give more people in Africa access to clean drinking water.

 

Watch Edwin’s winning pitch, the judges’ comments and winner announcement below:

 

Edwin's pitch

 

Judges comments and winner announcement

 

Read more about the Virgin Money #BeTheStart Competition >>
Find out more about GiveMeTap >>
Read more about our Venture Further business start-up competition >>

 


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