National StartUp Awards Midlands

 

  

SHORTLIST

 

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The StartUp Awards National Series recognises the achievements of those amazing individuals who have had a great idea, spotted the opportunity and taken the risks to launch a new product or service.

We are please to announce the shortlist for The Midlands recognising exceptional startups.

Business to Business Services StartUp

This award category recognises any start-up in the UK delivering services to other businesses.

Birmingham Services StartUp

This award is open to all start-up businesses based in the Birmingham area, which is three years old or less.

Construction & Building Services StartUp

This award category recognises any start-up operating in the construction and building services industries in the UK.

Consumer Services StartUp

This award category recognises any start-up operating in the consumer services industry in the UK.

Creative StartUp

This award category recognises those start-ups that are operating in the creative sector in the UK

Digital StartUp

This award category recognises those start-ups that are operating in the UK’s digital sector.

Fintech StartUp

This award category recognises all start-ups who are applying new technologies to products and services in the fintech space.

Food & Drink StartUp

This award category recognises those start-ups who are developing new food products and drinks in the UK.

Global StartUp

This award category recognises those ‘born global‘ start-ups who have been trading internationally since the business was established.

Graduate StartUp

any start-up in the UK which has been founded by an individual (or individuals) who have graduated from a UK-based university.

Green StartUp

This award category recognises start-ups developing those products, processes or services that are resulting in significant environmental improvements. 

Innovative StartUp

This award is open to any innovation-driven start-up in the UK.

Manufacturing & Engineering StartUp

This award is open to any start-up based in the manufacturing and engineering sector in the UK.

Online Retail StartUp

This award is open to any start-up based in the online retail sector in the UK.

Professional Services StartUp

This award is open to any start-up operating in professional services sector.

Rising Star Award

This award is given to those new companies that are less than one year old (launched after 28th Feb 2021).

Social Enterprise StartUp

A social enterprise is defined as one with an asset lock in its constitution, volunteer involvement at board level and restrictions on private distribution of dividends. The award is open to any social enterprise in the UK that has been operating for less than three years.

Tourism & Leisure StartUp

This award is open to any start-up based in the tourism and leisure sector in the UK. 

Young Entrepreneur

This award is given to those aged 30 and under at the close of entries on 28th Feb 2022, who have established their own start-up in the previous three years.