Craig Buchan

Craig Buchan, Founder & Managing Director, Qpal, 24

Taking Qpal from a business idea to business opportunity by growing the business through the first 8 months of 2016.

Developing an innovative and disruptive technology solution, taking it to market and gaining traction within the live events sector.

Successful in securing a place on Scottish Enterprise's flagship business accelerator which is opening doors for exporting the Qpal offering overseas. Reaching the final of Young EDGE in June, and pushing for a main Scottish EDGE award in December 2016.

Successfully securing a place on the Elevator Accelerator Programme in February 2016. Since gone onto to secure a place on the exclusive Scottish Enterprise ‘Start Global Accelerator' which is run by the High Growth team at Scottish Enterprise. Invited to deliver a presentation at the Elevator conference in November to share the Qpal story to aspiring entrepreneurs.

Craig firmly believes in taking Qpal to be the leading global provider of cashless event solutions and bespoke data services.