We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2016 Dabbers Den competition is Frank Olsen Furniture. The business won first place and received a cash prize of £3,000 and 12 months free Accountancy and Legal mentoring for the company.
Charlie Graybrook the founder of Frank Olsen Furniture – A range of Intelligent AV Furniture – impressed the judges of the ‘Dragons’ Den’ style contest by showcasing his products and their capabilities with a demonstration led presentation. The furniture allows smart phones to charge wirelessly by being placed on the top surface whilst the Intelligent Eye System allows up to six pieces of audio visual equipment to be operated with the doors of the unit closed and the equipment out of sight. Charlie’s designs are available to buy in both House of Frazer and Richer Sounds. If you wish to view their range locally a display can be found in the Television Centre, Welsh Row, Nantwich and further information can be found on their website www.frankolsenfurniture.co.uk
On receiving the news of his success Charlie commented: “Winning the Dabbers Den is wonderful for my business, it will enable me to build the company further and assist in the development of new product ranges”.
Frank Olsen furniture is available online or in the House of Frazer and Richer Sounds. Locally a display of the range can be seen in the Television Centre, Welsh Row, Nantwich.
This year was the first year that the top 5 businesses were recognised. Second place (£1,500 and 6 months legal and accountancy mentoring) was awarded to Technology business, Baby Milestones. Third place went to Pepper Ink a provider of create catering and bespoke bars who won £500 and 3 months mentoring. With Fourth and fifth places receiving 3 months accountancy mentoring, going to the Little Italian Van and Farming365 respectively.
The Dabbers Den competition is run by Howard Worth, Accountants and Business Advisers together with Poole Alcock Solicitors and supported by East Cheshire Council and Natwest Bank.
Dabbers Den will be back for 2017 – Watch this space !