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"Somethings can only be learned by doing..."





As part of  the Virgin Media Pioneers network, Sam serves as Richard Branson's Ambassador for Scotland. He first met Richard at Global Entrepreneurial Congress where Richard invested in Sam's company AdvancetoGO.

In 2012 Sam appeared on the SKY1 TV show 'The Angel' where he came in second place in a competition to receive £100,000 investment from John Caudwell, the billionaire founder of Phones 4U.

In 2012, Sam won The Pitch -- the UK's largest small business competition. His awards included £50,000 of business support services for his company AdvancetoGO.


Sam was a finalist for ShellLiveWire's Young Entrepreneur of the Year for 2012 and won £1000. He was the only Scottish finalist. 

Sam is a member of The Power of Youth, a global organisation of young entrepreneurs who seek to improve the world using business to create sustainable and lasting change.

Sam was named Runner Up in the Converge Challenge, a country-wide competition run by Heriott Watt University. 

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