Startups Awards 2018

Celebrating innovation and entrepreneurs in the UK
 
Celebrating entrepreneurs and innovation throughout the UK.

The Startups Awards celebrate small businesses who are changing the way we do business in the UK. This year’s winners have come from all kinds of industries, and a few have even secured funding through The Start Up Loans Company.

Key dates

14th September 2018: Entry deadline

8th October 2018: Finalists announced

21st November 2018: Awards ceremony at Royal Garden Hotel

Startups Awards logo
Celebrating entrepreneurs and innovation throughout the UK.

The Startups Awards celebrate small businesses who are changing the way we do business in the UK. Past winners have come from all kinds of industries, and a few have even secured funding through The Start Up Loans Company.

This year 77 start ups have been nominated for an award, making this year’s awards the biggest ever. The 2017 Startup Awards will be held on 30th of November where winners of the 12 categories will be announced.

Past winners

Cornerstone razor

Cornerstone

Online men’s razor subscription service.
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Nominations & Awards
People’s Champion 2017 (Winner)
People’s Choice Award 2016 (Winner)
People’s Choice Award 2015 (Winner)

Infinity Trampoline park logo

Infinity Trampoline Park

Everything you need to get airborne.
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Nominations & Awards
The Start Up Loans Inspiring Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 (Winner)

Pip & Nut range

Pip & Nut

All natural nut butter brand.
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Nominations & Awards
Product Business of the Year 2017 (Winner)
Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 (Winner)
Women in Business Award 2016 (Winner)

Past winners and nominees

Cornerstone razor

Cornerstone

Online men’s razor subscription service.
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Nominations & Awards
People’s Champion 2017 (Winner)
People’s Choice Award 2016 (Winner)
People’s Choice Award 2015 (Winner)

Infinity Trampoline park logo

Infinity Trampoline Park

Everything you need to get airborne.
Read article

Nominations & Awards
The Start Up Loans Inspiring Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 (Winner)

Pip & Nut range

Pip & Nut

All natural nut butter brand.
Read articleRead article

Nominations & Awards
Product Business of the Year 2017 (Winner)
Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 (Winner)
Women in Business Award 2016 (Winner)

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Past nominees
Bakedin Gin and Tonic Cupcake kit

BakedIn

Baking kits and mixes delivered.
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Nominations
Inspiring Entrepreneur of the Year

Lifeline 24 logo

LifeLine24

A low-cost security and personal alarm service for the elderly and disabled.
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Nominations
People’s Choice Award 2016
Lean Start Up of the Year 2016

Pack'd frozen smoothie kits

PACK’D

A genuinely healthy and no nonsense smoothie brand.
Find out more about Pack’d

Nominations
Inspiring Entrepreneur of the Year
People’s Champion

Steer73 laptop

Steer73

A digital product development company.
Find out more about Steer73

Nominations
Inspiring Entrepreneur of the Year

pink and red colour dye

Glentham Life Sciences

Creating fine chemicals for research, production and education.
Find out more about Glentham Life Sciences

Nominations
Export Business of the Year

London Sock company range

London Sock Company

Fine socks for the modern gentleman.
Find out more about London Sock Company

Nominations
Inspiring Entrepreneur of the Year

Quidini ticket

Qudini

Cloud-based queuing and appointments platform.
Find out more about Qudini
Nominations
People’s Choice Award 2016
App of the Year 2016

Zeal creative team

Zeal Creative

A full-service marketing agency based in Manchester.
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Nominations
People’s Choice Award 2016
Lean Start Up of the Year 2016

HiyaCar strapline

HiyaCar

Peer-to-peer car rental service.
Find out more about HiyaCar

Nominations
Crowdfunded Business of the Year

Pacific seafood

Pacific Seafood

Distributing frozen seafood across London.
Find out more about Pacific Seafood

Nominations
Inspiring Entrepreneur of the Year

Two senior gentlemen playing chess

Seniors Helping Seniors

Cloud-based queuing and appointments platform.
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Nominations
Franchisee of the Year

Past nominees
Bakedin Gin and Tonic cupcake kit

BakedIn

Baking kits and mixes delivered.
Find out more about BakedIn

Nominations
Inspiring Entrepreneur of the Year

Pink and red dye

Glentham Life Sciences

Creating fine chemicals for research, production and education.
Find out more about Glentham Life Sciences

Nominations
Export Business of the Year

HiyaCar strapline

HiyaCar

Peer-to-peer car rental service.
Find out more about HiyaCar

Nominations
Crowdfunded Business of the Year

Lifeline24 logo

LifeLine24

A low-cost security and personal alarm service for the elderly and disabled.
Read articleRead article

Nominations
People’s Choice Award 2016
Lean Start Up of the Year 2016

London sock company range

London Sock Company

Fine socks for the modern gentleman.
Find out more about London Sock Company

Nominations
Inspiring Entrepreneur of the Year

Pacific seafood

Pacific Seafood

Distributing frozen seafood across London.
Find out more about Pacific Seafood

Nominations
Inspiring Entrepreneur of the Year

Pack'd frozen smoothie kits

PACK’D

A genuinely healthy and no nonsense smoothie brand.
Find out more about Pack’d

Nominations
Inspiring Entrepreneur of the Year
People’s Champion

Qudini ticket

Qudini

Cloud-based queuing and appointments platform.
Find out more about Qudini
Nominations
People’s Choice Award 2016
App of the Year 2016

Two senior gentlemen playing chess

Seniors Helping Seniors

Cloud-based queuing and appointments platform.
Read articleRead More

Nominations
Franchisee of the Year

Steer73 laptop

Steer73

A digital product development company.
Find out more about Steer73

Nominations
Inspiring Entrepreneur of the Year

Zeal creative team

Zeal Creative

A full-service marketing agency based in Manchester.
Read articleRead article

Nominations
People’s Choice Award 2016
Lean Start Up of the Year 2016

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