The academy has been since 2015 a meeting place for our customers and partners, future-oriented optimists, pioneers and influencers of digitalization. It’s a place for inspiration and a chance to explore trends and ideas. Through the academies, we want to support entrepreneurs and creators who are planning to run a business in the digital age and share our know-how with our guests.
Jet Ski champion Franky Zapata invented the Flyboard, a machine that propels people into the air. The idea has attracted amateur board sports enthusiasts as well as a growing number of companies. The young entrepreneur chose to market his Flyboard on Amazon.fr to reach new clients and to diversify his distribution network.
In partnership with Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Development International, we’re running a series of free workshops in Aberdeen, Dumfries, Inverness and Selkirk this year to help rural SMEs grow their revenue, enhance their productivity and boost their exports.
Carmelo Castro founded Qualnat, the brand of dietary supplements derived from plant extracts that he designed four years ago while running along the banks of the Douro River. Today his products are sold all across Europe through Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA).
Using augmented reality technologies to make science more accessible and fun for children and adults alike is the mission of Curiscope, the startup founded by Brighton-based Ed Barton and Ben Kidd. Thanks to Amazon Launchpad, Curiscope is making kids all over the world fall in love with anatomy through its interactive t-shirts.