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Pioneer News - What an amazing week

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Pioneer News - What an amazing week

The amazing weeks just keep coming.


Olly Bolton Watermelon.png @ollybolton, our Pioneer of the Week chatted with us about building a successful refreshment business.


He also showed us how creative you can be whilst destroying a watermelon, and raised and interesting question about the future of funding.










@lisamariebrown, hosted our #AskAPioneer Q&A on Twitter talking about building a successful business in the construction industry and how her work is helping thousands of young adults into trades, by preparing them for further training, employment or helping them to startup their own businesses in the sector. Lisa also introduced us to her wonderful sidekick Khloe, who almost distracted us from the exciting news!


Staying motivated with Kuljit and Gavin.pngPioneers @MrGavinBell and Kuljit Thiaray @rubytiara, also offered some great advice about staying motivated.

Something we can all benefit from.











Pioneer Zoe was featured in Nu Magazine!

Pioneer @MrGavinBell, mentioned above, found himself on Scottish television talking about the wonders of vlogging

And three Pioneers Tom @tc24, Iseult, and Arthur received recognition for their great work by winning awards, and funding:

So what’s next?

Well, that’d be Newcastle.

We’re rocking up with our big red bus loaded with free bespoke business advice for everyone that comes along.

Oh, and there’s that £5,000 pitching prize, and brunch with Richard Branson himself up for grabs.

Let us know if you're coming along in the comments below, or tag someone you know in the area.