Start Up Loans and Simply Business announced as 2016 Startups Awards silver sponsors

Government-backed funding scheme and online insurance broker are sponsoring the 13th annual awards, celebrating the UK's top new businesses

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With entries rolling in, the Start Up Loans Company and Simply Business have been named silver sponsors of the Startups Awards 2016.

The Start Up Loans Company is the government-backed organisation which provides loans of up to £25,000 and mentoring to support small businesses across the UK, while Simply Business is the UK's largest online small business insurance broker, with 300,000 customers.

Established in 2004, making it the longest-running awards of its kind, the Startups Awards celebrates the UK's best and brightest new businesses launched in the last four years.

It has amassed an enviable reputation in the enterprise space with previous winners such as Notonthehighstreet.com, Naked Wines and The Cambridge Satchel Company having gone on to become household names.

Start Up Loans commented ‘the Startups Awards 2016 provide a perfect opportunity to show how someone can take the seed of a business idea and turn it into a viable, thriving business. Hopefully these Awards will encourage others to take the leap and realise their own business ambitions.’ Simply Business added:”Simply Business are proud to celebrate business achievement and growth in the UK”

To find out more about the Startups Awards 2016 and to submit your entry, click here.

Megan Dunsby

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