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Endura Winners in HSBC Connections Competition

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LIVINGSTON, Scotland – Scottish bike clothing and accessories brand Endura has been selected as one of two SME National Winners in the HSBC Global Connections Competition, an initiative to find the UK’s most innovative and forward thinking companies.

Endura Winners in HSBC Connections Competition
From left to right: Kevin Hague (Non Exec Director of Endura Ltd), Jim McFarlane (Managing Director of Endura Ltd), Pamela Barclay (Director of Product of Endura Ltd) and Antonio Simoes (CEO of HSBC UK). Photo Endura

This year’s competition has seen national winners in three categories: excellence in innovation, international trade, and mid-market growth.

Awarded access to funding

Over the past three years, the HSBC Global Connections Competition has sent 138 dynamic businesses to International Exchanges in some of the world’s fastest-growing markets, and awarded access to over GBP 3 billion in funding.

Field was widened

This year the field was widened to take in companies with a turnover of up to GBP 100 million. And, while international trade remains key for many entrants, domestic-focused companies were eligible to enter too. The awards ceremony took place at Cameron House Hotel on Loch Lomond, Scotland, on September 12th.

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