Startups Awards 2018: Entry deadline extended to 21 September!

You now have one more week to get your entry in and be in with a chance of being selected as one of the UK’s best start-ups

We’ve extended our search to find the UK’s best small businesses by a week!

You now have until midnight on Friday 21 September to complete the entry form and be in with a chance of becoming a Startups Awards winner.

Now in its 15th year, the Startups Awards shines a light on the achievements of the UK’s best and brightest young businesses.

With 15 different categories to enter, we’re looking to celebrate businesses and start-up supporters from across the spectrum of success, whether they’re the most innovative, they’ve achieved great things overseas, or they have the Best Place to Work.

Enter the Startups Awards here

Why should I enter the Startups Awards 2018?

The Startups Awards 2018 isn’t just your chance to get endorsement from a high-profile panel of extremely qualified judges, it’s an opportunity to gain access to invaluable media exposure and publicity.

See the full list of judges here.

Winning a Startups Award ranks you alongside a host of hugely successful start-ups including including Ella’s KitchenGlasses DirectNotonthehighstreet.com, and last year’s overall winner Bulb – the renewable energy supplier.

Who is eligible for the Startups Awards 2018?

If you’re a privately-owned, UK-based business that started trading no earlier than 1 August 2014 and no later than 31 July 2017 then you’re eligible for the Startups Awards.

In order to find the best businesses, we’ll also be judging your start-up on the following criteria:

  • A great concept
  • Revenue growth
  • Profitability
  • Major client win

As usual, every shortlisted start-up will be put forward for the People’s Champion Award, voted for by the public and your business peers.

One deserving entrant will also be awarded the overall prize of The Start Up Loans Company Start-up of the Year.

The full list of Startups Awards categories and their descriptions can be found here.

The winners of the Startups Awards 2018 will be unveiled at an illustrious awards ceremony at the Royal Garden Hotel, London on Thursday 21 November 2018.

If you want to gain widespread publicity and validation from expert judges and you think your business has what it takes, enter The Startups Awards by midnight on 21 September 2018!