Announcing the 2014 Enterprise Awards shortlisted businesses
We have now shortlisted the top student and graduate entrepreneurs from hundreds of applications. These shortlisted businesses will compete for up to a £50,000 cash investment and a two year mentoring programme.
Introducing the 2014 Enterprise Awards
Young entrepreneurs matter
Starting and running your own business demonstrates drive, dedication, and commitment. We celebrate this enthusiasm and commitment to business in Britain which is why we created the 2014 Enterprise Awards – to reward the best student and graduate entrepreneurial talent.
The Enterprise Awards is in its third year and is offering substantial prizes including:
- Cash investments up to £50,000 to the overall winners.
- Cash investments up to £5,000 in the initial heats.
- Mentoring support packages to nurture your business.
- PR coverage through awards promotion.
- Free legal advice with an independent specialist law firm through LawNet.
Plus, new this year Best Digital
The digital landscape offers endless possibility for innovation, next generation thinking and communication. We are recognising those businesses that have demonstrated the value digital provides to both the business bottom line and the customer experience.
The prize for the award of Overall Best Digital includes time with several leading industry digital marketing experts who will work with you to improve your business in the digital space.
Entries for this year are now closed. Entrants had to:
- Have founded, or co-founded, their own business and are either currently a student, or have graduated in the last five years.
- Be 18 years of age or over.
- Have a business trading for more than one year.
- Have a business based in England or Wales. If their business is based in Scotland, they entered the Bank of Scotland Enterprise Awards.
Winners from the heats of both Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Enterprise Awards will compete at an overall grand final.