Startups Awards 2017: Finalists revealed!

A record-breaking 77 start-ups have been shortlisted for the UK's 14th annual Startups Awards, meet them and vote for your People's Champion

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Written and reviewed by: can now reveal the names of the 77 inspiring start-ups and small businesses competing across 16 categories in the esteemed Startups Awards 2017, the longest-running awards of its kind.

Celebrating the impressive concepts, growth, founders and ambitions behind the UK’s most exceptional new businesses launched in the last four years, the prestigious awards is now in its 14th year.

The 2017 shortlist has broken records with the largest ever number of finalists selected – a reflection of this year’s unprecedented number of entries, which were submitted in their hundreds by members of the UK’s dynamic start-up community.

Each of the shortlisted businesses is automatically eligible for the 2017 People’s Champion Award, an esteemed accolade which is voted for by the public.

View the Startups Awards shortlist here.

The Startups Awards 2017 boasts government-backed The Start Up Loans Company as headline sponsor, with support from three bronze sponsors: accountants and tax advisors haysmacintyre, business insurance company AXA, and web hosting and domain name service 123-reg.

Now, the 77 shortlisted companies will be judged by an illustrious panel of business giants – including Dragons’ Den investor Touker Suleyman, natural health and wellbeing expert Liz Earle MBE, Innocent Drinks and JamJar Investments co-founder Jon Wright, Debbie Wosskow OBE of Love Home Swap, AllBright and Sharing Economy UK, and more – who will decide upon each category’s winner and runners up.

See more: Meet the Startups Awards 2017 judges

One ultra-impressive finalist will also be selected as the Startups Awards 2017 overall winner; crowned The Start Up Loans Start-Up of the Year.

The Startups Awards 2017 winners will be unveiled during a prestigious awards ceremony, hosted by Oli Barrett MBE at the Royal Garden Hotel on Thursday 30 November.

To view this year’s incredible Startups Awards finalists, click here.

Don’t forget to share your support for the Startups Awards 2017 and the People’s Champion competition with the hashtag #StartupsAwards.

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