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Thursday 28 June 2018

Tech industry 'Oscars' an outstanding success

What a fantastic evening it was last night at the 8th Annual Enterprise Awards Dinner at London's prestigious Dorchester Hotel.

EAD Awards 2018Deservedly known as "the Oscars of the Technology Industry", the event, held in assoication with the WCIT livery company, recognises outstanding achievement by British tech entrepreneurs. The event's headline Platinum sponsor was Sage plc, with generous contributions from Silver sponsors ScaleUp Group, Silverpeak, Smith & Williamson and Stifel.

TechMarketView was proud to be the event's Media Sponsor, with Managing Director, Tola Sargeant, co-hosting the award-giving ceremony along with event organiser John O'Connell and special guest Sir Ken Olisa, OBE, FRSA, FBCS, Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London who, it must be said, was a very entertaining speaker. The event was managed to within an inch of its life by the ever-professional TX2events.

And what about the winners? Here's the list:

  • Young Entrepreneur: Tim Sadler (Tessian) and Imogen Wethered (Qudini)
  • Evergreen Entrepreneur: Jeremy Wood (Legerity)
  • Female Entrepreneur: Lilia Stoyanov (Transformify)
  • Social Enterprise Entrepreneur: James Walker (Resolver)
  • Public Sector Entrepreneur: James Herbert (Notbinary)
  • Emerging Entrepreneur: George Bevis (Tide)
  • Developing Entrepreneur: Vishal Marria (Quantexa)
  • Scale-up Entrepreneur: Terry Walby (Thoughtonomy)
  • Enterprise Entrepreneur: Richard Jeffery (AcitveOps)
  • Listed Company Entrepreneur: David Richards (WANDisco)
  • Mentor of the Year: John O'Connell (ScaleUp Group)

Many congratulations to them all.

Posted by HotViews Editor at '09:36'