Business ideas ranging from low cost fudge, surf clothing, coffee houses and wood turning were among those pitching to local business experts to mark Global Enterprise week at Exeter College last week.
Local entrepreneurs, Ann Holman from Toucan, Adam Stone from Rokk Media and James Eyre of The Lifestyle Group (which includes Tiger Bills) put the college's Enterprise Academy students through their paces as their business ideas and plans were tested for innovation, sustainability and potential success.
"The Enterprise Academy was set up a year ago to provide budding entrepreneurs with the skills and contacts they need to take their ideas to the marketplace," said Rob Bosworth Assistant Principal. "Like all of our Academies at Exeter College the local industry partners are the essential ingredient to ensure the students have a clear line of sight to the real world. I am grateful, as always, for the commitment and dedication from our local business partners. The students have really benefited from their feedback and support."
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