Founder and Technical Director - Rapstrap Ltd

Andy is Founder and Technical Director of Rapstrap, a Grantham-based company that produces plastic tie strips and develops plastic components. Andy raised 150K start-up capital funds by securing one of Dragons Den’s biggest ever deals and the ‘Rapstrap’ has since been put into mass-production Japanese multi-national Hitachi-Maxell.

Having started his own business with support from the Princes Trust, Andy is now an Ambassador for them, and uses his experience to inspire other entrepreneurs. He works with Education Business Partnership and Young Enterprise to deliver enterprise and business programmes within schools and is also an Ambassador for STEMnet, promoting science and technology.

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