National Business Awards: ‘New Entrepreneur of the Year’ Finalists Announced

national business awardsThere are several awards in the UK dedicated to celebrating the work of Britain’s aspiring entrepreneurs, but none more prestigious than the National Business Awards. The awards themselves have been running for 13 years, but this year the inaugural ‘New Entrepreneur of the Year’ award, sponsored by Vonage, has been launched to find the UK’s best aspiring entrepreneur.

This award celebrates the potential in the leaders of the UK’s most promising start-ups established over the last 18 months.  Following an event held at St George’s Hall in Liverpool last month, where entrants had to present their business ideas to a panel of expert judges the five finalists for the award have been announced as:

  1. Emma Cerrone, Free:Formers
  2. Alistair Smit, The Magic Thermodynamic Box
  3. Ben Weaver, Outlook Publishing Ltd
  4. Kathryn Birch, Translive Global
  5. Jay Radia, Yieldify

The overall winner will be announced on 11th November 2014 at the National Business Awards event in London, where over 1,000 of the UK’s business leaders and influencers will gather celebrate the nation’s business achievements.


A word about the sponsors

Vonage is a VoIP service provider that has been helping small and home businesses and entrepreneurs get their companies up and running all over the world. By providing low cost calls for businesses both in the UK and internationally, they’ve seen to it that Britain’s brightest entrepreneurs have as much capital in their pockets as possible by keeping the costs associated with popular business communication methods to a minimum.

With 2.4 million customers, Vonage certainly knows a thing or two about business growth, and they’re happy to share their enthusiasm for small businesses, as well as their knowledge and expertise through the National Business Awards.

For more information about Vonage and their low-cost international calling plans please visit

About Mohit Tater

Mohit is the co-founder and editor of Entrepreneurship Life, a place where entrepreneurs, start-ups, and business owners can find wide ranging information, advice, resources, and tools for starting, running, and growing their businesses.

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