But entrepreneurs improvise too, some call it pivoting, others call it survival. The choir put it this way: “but if we’re stuck, we sell plastic ducks.” Bizet may not have chosen those words, but when he composed Carmen, there was no fourth industrial revolution afoot and there was no imperative to shout and indeed sing out the merits of entrepreneurs and why they matter.
Other winners of the evening were:
GoDo Entrepreneur of the Year Denise O’Leary, Purpol Marketing Limited
Creative Industries Entrepreneur of the Year, Matt Jones, S3 Advertising
Entrepreneur’s Champion of the Year, Rony Seamons, Entrepreneurial Spark
High Street Entrepreneur of the Year, Bradley Cummings, Tiny Rebel Brewing Co
Innovation Entrepreneur of the Year, Chris Ganje, AMPLYFI
Entrepreneur for Good, Wayne Cockram, Impact Mentoring
Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year, Steve Jones, Comparison Creator
Start-Up Entrepreneur of the Year, Scott Morgan, Nutrivend
Scale-Up Entrepreneur of the Year, Helena Hills & Simon Hills, TrueStart Coffee
Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Maciek Kacprzyk & Karina Sudenyte, Wonky Drinks
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