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GSIL crowned Y-Accelerator pitch winner 2016

GSIL winnerFacing strong competition from a field of five South Korean start-ups, GSIL secured victory at the Y-Accelerator pitch event 2016.

GSIL have developed a range of connected products for the safety industry, improving visibility, monitoring and management for workers in a wide range of hazardous environments.

The Y-Accelerator programme led by Rotherham Investment and Development (RiDO) in partnership with TRoom, Sheffield Hallam University, the University of Sheffield and Freeths, took five South Korean start-ups on a journey of business model discovery, validation and communication over a 12 week period. This was the 2nd intake of start-ups from South Korea, who followed in the footsteps of a successful programme in 2015.

The pitch event held on 25th August 2016 at Sitwell Park Golf Club in Rotherham, saw the five teams communicate their business models to a range of potential investors and partners from across the region.

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