DUNDEE, UNITED KINGDOM. Learner driver startup GoRoadie has been recognised by the Courier Business Awards by making the shortlist for Digital Business of the Year.
The Dundee-based company was today announced as a contender for Digital Business of the Year (Sponsored by Blue2), beating out a record number of entries alongside fellow Courier Country businesses, Zudu and Miconex.
The Courier Business Awards is the biggest black tie awards dinner across the East Coast of Scotland, boasting well over 700 attendees, 19 awards and 23 winners.
GoRoadie co-founder and CEO, Michael Carr says “It’s a dream come true to be shortlisted in my home town by The Courier, a name that I’ve grown up with. We are proud to serve a huge amount of Dundee’s learner population, creating opportunities for our driving instructors and this award nomination feels like recognition of that from the wider community.”
This year's judges included Mike Soutar, entrepreneur and advisor to Lord Sugar on BBC1’s The Apprentice, Catriona MacInnes, editor of The Courier, Richard Neville, head of newspapers at DC Thomson Media, Liz Cameron, chief executive of the Scottish Chamber of Commerce, Chris van der Kuyl, chairman and co-founder of 4J Studios and Gayle Mann, chief operating officer of Entrepreneurial Spark.
The ceremony takes place on the 26th of October 2019, at the Apex City Quay Hotel.