35 exceptional start-ups are in with a chance of grabbing a prize.
After lots of toing and froing at Startups towers, this year’s Startups Awards entrants have become a final 35. On Thursday November 6th an illustrious panel of judges will now whittle down the winners, with the awards ceremony set to take place at Kensington Roof Gardens on Thursday November 27th.
Did you enter your start-up this year? See if you’ve made the finalists below!
Crowdfunded Business of the Year
Franchisee of the Year
- Diamond Logistics (Birmingham) – Julian Westwood
- Driver Hire (Hereford & Worcester) – Vance Parsons
- Jasper’s (Warrington) – Nick Blake
Home-based Business of the Year
Independent Shop of the Year
Innovative Business of the Year
Mumpreneur of the Year
Product Business of the Year
Restaurant Business of the Year
Service Business of the Year
Tech Business of the Year
Venture Funded Business of the Year
Women in Business Award
Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Congratulations if you made the shortlist! And commiserations if you didn’t. The competition was fierce again this year, with an array of excellent entrants, and rest assured StartUps had a tough time whittling down the finalists. The judges have a tricky job ahead of them picking this year’s winners…
In addition to these thirteen categories there’s also the Simply Business Startups Business of the Year (which we’ll handpick from all the winners) and the People’s Champion Award chosen by you the public. You’ve got till Friday 14th November to cast your vote – check out the shortlist here.
A big thank you to everyone who entered and see all you finalists on November 27th.