Start-up Award

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Start-up Award

The Start-up Award recognises new businesses – established in the past five years – which have achieved consistent growth backed by strong performance under the leadership of a young, dynamic team or individual. Entrants will also be able to demonstrate current activity to grow market share and the effect this is having on business performance.

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David Allerton, Start-up Award winner

2023 shortlisting


David Allerton: Founder, SE-LF


Joseph Bentley – ACT Medical

Sam Whetton – Reika Bags

2022 shortlisting


Art Lindop, Kieran Flynn and Alex Mills, Alphageek


Dan Poynton – On Poynt Creative

Kate Johnson – Rate Social

Sophie Redman – Linford Grey Associates

Kevin Kapezi & Leo Worsley – Growthack Ltd