Fraser Doherty

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Fraser Doherty MBE is a Scottish entrepreneur from Edinburgh. He is the founder of SuperJam, Envelope Coffee, and co-founder of Beer52. He is also director of the registered Scottish charity, The SuperJam Tea Parties.

Doherty, through SuperJam, has invested in various charitable projects. The SuperJam Tea Parties, which runs tea parties for lonely elderly people who live alone or in care homes, was established by Doherty in 2008.

Books[edit]

Doherty published his first book on 5 August 2010, The SuperJam Cookbook. The book contains recipes for making jams, cakes and desserts and was launched with a vintage tea party at the Bethnal Green Working Men's club in East London.

On 21 April 2011, Doherty published his second book, SuperBusiness. The book is a guide to starting a business, based on SuperJam's journey from village fetes in Scotland to supermarket shelves around the world. The book was launched with a village fete-themed party at The Rocket in North London.

His third book, "48-Hour Start-up: From idea to launch in 1 weekend" was launched on 25 Aug 2016. In this book, he sets out to start a profitable new business over a weekend.

Awards[edit]

Doherty was the 2007 Global Student Entrepreneur of the Year, an international award given to the top student entrepreneur worldwide. Over 750 students from around the world competed in the 2007 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards.[citation needed] He was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2014 Birthday Honours for services to business.[1]

Other awards[2][edit]

Books[edit]

  • The SuperJam Cookbook (2010)
  • SuperBusiness (2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No. 60895". The London Gazette (Supplement). 14 June 2014. p. b18. 
  2. ^ "Awards: Fraser Doherty". The Adventures of Jam Boy. Retrieved October 12, 2016. 
  3. ^ http://www.moneywise.co.uk/cut-your-costs/family-life/bright-young-business-stars
  4. ^ http://jciedinburgh.org.uk/2007/06/the-outstanding-young-persons-awards-2/
  5. ^ http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/display.var.1218252.0.0.php
  6. ^ http://www.amenworld.com/static/award_winner.html
  7. ^ "Jam boy Scotland's top innovator". BBC News. 10 December 2008. 
  8. ^ The Scotsman. Edinburgh. 28 November 2008 http://news.scotsman.com/scotland/Winners--display-the-.4744790.jp.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.nacce.com/resource/resmgr/Entrepreneurs_Organization/2008_GSEA_Magazine.pdf
  10. ^ http://www.strath.ac.uk/sen/celebratingsuccess/universitysenterpriseawardsdinner/enterpriseawardsdinner2007/supernovaswinners/
  11. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/edinburgh_and_east/7775200.stm
  12. ^ http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/tv/article1150145.ece
  13. ^ http://startups.co.uk/essence-of-the-entrepreneur-winners-announced/
  14. ^ http://www.heraldscotland.com/business/corporate-sme/success-tastes-sweet-as-superjam-s-founder-named-top-entrepreneur-1.823991
  15. ^ http://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/tea-parties-for-elderly-make-fraser-flavour-of-the-month-1-1218614
  16. ^ http://www.smarta.com/advice/general/fraser-doherty-superjam/
  17. ^ http://www.inc.com/30under30/2010/profile-fraser-doherty-super-jam.html
  18. ^ https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/young-social-entrepreneurs-changing-the-world
  19. ^ http://www.theupcoming.co.uk/2013/05/19/the-british-inspiration-awards-2013-at-the-intercontinental/

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