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17th May 2024, 19:21

Vital will represent Gibraltar in the Young Enterprise UK Finals

Published by GBC News

Vital will represent Gibraltar in the Young Enterprise UK Finals. The team of four were announced as the winners of the Gibraltar Young Enterprise scheme.

The group released a children’s book titled ‘Marley and the Mediterranean Mess’, which aims to raise awareness of environmental issues for youngsters.

For 18 years, the Young Enterprise scheme has been encouraging budding entrepreneurs to come up with innovative ideas.

This year's class was no different. Head Judge, Young Enterprise UK CEO Sharon Davies, was impressed with what the Rock had to offer.

The 9 remaining teams gave their presentations for the judges, competing students and team's parents. The judges focused on the Company Report, Interview, Trade Stand and Presentation, as well as selecting the top 5 presentations to perform for dignitaries.

In the end, Vital were announced as the winners, they released a children’s book titled ‘Marley and the Mediterranean Mess’, in which Marley and friends sails the Mediterranean on a quest to rid the oceans of plastic and save marine life.

Vital will represent Gibraltar in the Young Enterprise UK Finals.

Meanwhile, the Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses today announced an initiative to, they say, empower young entrepreneurs across Gibraltar - extending membership opportunities to individuals aged 21 and under.

The GFSB says the accessible pricing model of £30 a year aims to remove financial barriers, ensuring that young entrepreneurs can enjoy the benefits and opportunities the membership affords.