THE founder of an online letting agency has been chosen by Sir Richard Branson as an ambassador for Scotland.

Sam Zawadzki, 23, will represent Virgin Media Pioneers and encourage more young people to start businesses.

The initiative has an online community offering support through video blogs and mentors

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Mr Zawadzki is one of 12 people chosen for the role from around the UK.

He said: "Young people are full of great ideas but don't always have the know-how or the contacts to make them happen."