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Hospitality and Events Startup of the Year

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Award Winners

We are thrilled to have been named as the Hospitality and Events Startup of the Year at the London finals of the StartUp Awards 2023 on the 8th of June.

The StartUp Awards were established in 2022 to highlight the success of StartUps across nine UK nations and regions, and to celebrate the achievements of entrepreneurs in all sectors of the economy.

The London final was held at Big Penny Social and saw 30 different awards given out to new businesses in categories such as Fintech StartUp of the Year, Innovative StartUp of the Year and Technology Services StartUp of the Year. 

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Helen Bierton, Chief Banking Officer at Starling Bank says:  

“All our London StartUp finalists and winners deserve praise for their entrepreneurship. From a biotech company that’s developing ground-breaking solutions to control the world’s most dangerous insect species, to carpentry services, a travelling pop-up store, and a mobile app that connects dog owners with reliable, vetted dog walkers, it’s inspiring to see that London is home to so many different types of businesses.”

Professor Dylan Jones-Evans OBE, creator of the awards, said the events have celebrated the best new firms in the UK and recognised the amazing entrepreneurial talent across the nation. He said: 

“In the second year of the London Startup Awards, we have seen yet again the incredible contribution of new businesses to job creation, innovation, and prosperity across the whole of this entrepreneurial nation. It’s been an honour and a pleasure to read the stories of those individuals from across London who have spotted the opportunity and taken the risk to launch their own venture, especially at a time when the economy is still fragile after the Covid pandemic.”

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Full list of winners:

Guider – Overall winner of London StartUp Awards 2023

Biocentis – Agritech StartUp of the Year

Guider – Business to Business Services StartUp of the Year

YJ Collective – Business, Consulting and Management StartUp of the Year

My Lovely Lawn Limited – Construction and Building Services StartUp of the Year

Nerdle – Consumer Services StartUp of the Year

Script Compass – Creative StartUp of the Year

Superduper – Digital StartUp of the Year

Vinolo – Drink StartUp of the Year

FINDS – Fashion and Beauty StartUp of the Year

StraitPay – Fintech StartUp of the Year

Whatever Brands – Food StartUp of the Year

Compo Closet Ltd. – Global StartUp of the Year

Clean Energy Capital – Green StartUp of the Year

The Allergy Team – Health and Wellbeing StartUp of the Year

Sugar & Rind – Hospitality and Events startup of the Year

Guider – Innovative StartUp of the Year

3THINKRS – Marketing, Advertising & PR StartUp of the Year

PÄRLA – Medtech & Healthtech StartUp of the Year

XTONNES – Mobile & Emerging Technologies StartUp of the Year

Spruce – Online Retail StartUp of the Year

Copperfield Education Limited – Professional Services StartUp of the Year

Foster London Group Ltd – Rebel StartUp of the Year

Chime Agency – Recruitment StartUp of the Year

Basket – Rising Star Award – Rising Star Award

trumpet – Rising Star Award

Zero Gravity – Social Enterprise StartUp of the Year

Safe Workspace – Technology Services StartUp of the Year

Urban Saunters – Tourism and Leisure StartUp of the Year

Peony Li, Jude – Young Entrepreneur of the Year