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Barclays Entrepreneur Awards Hall of Fame

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Barclays Entrepreneur Awards Hall of Fame

The previous national awards recipients come from a wide range of industries across the UK.

The Barclays Entrepreneur Awards celebrate entrepreneurs for their exceptional innovation, and for creating social change and growth that’s moving the UK forward.

Previous winners

2020
  • Start-Up Entrepreneur of the Year - Resi 
  • Scale-Up Entrepreneur of the Year - Speechmatics
  • Social Entrepreneur of the Year - BioSure (UK) Ltd
  • International Expansion of the Year - Demica Limited
  • Icon of the Year - Sharmadean Reid MBE 
  • Eagle Labs Innovation Award – KYMIRA
  • Barclaycard Next Level Award - Fashion Crossover London
  • Rise FinTech Company of the Year - Simudyne
  • Outstanding Contribution to Entpreneurship  - Hermann Hauser
  • People’s Choice Award  - Bella & Duke
2019
  • Start-up Entrepreneur of the Year – Snag Group
  • Scale-up Entrepreneur of the Year – Oxbotica
  • International Expansion of the Year – Endomag
  • Social Entrepreneur of the Year – Invisible Cities
  • Icon of the Year – Nigel Toon (Graphcore)
  • Rise FinTech Company of the Year – Chainalysis
  • Eagle Labs Innovation Award – Moodbeam
  • People’s Choice Award – Snag Group
  • Outstanding Contribution to UK Entrepreneurship – Stephen Welton
2018
  • Start-up Entrepreneur of the Year – PhoreMost Ltd.
  • Scale-up Entrepreneur of the Year – Perkbox
  • International Expansion of the Year – Ruroc Ltd.
  • Social Entrepreneur of the Year – Limitless Travel Ltd
  • Icon of the Year – David Cleevely
  • Rise FinTech Company of the Year – Shieldpay
  • Eagle Labs Innovation Award – Sure Chill
  • People’s Choice Award – Gordon Sanghera
  • Outstanding Contribution to UK Entrepreneurship – Jenny Tooth OBE 
2017
  • Start-up Entrepreneur of the Year – Mike Lawton, Oxford Space Systems
  • Scale-up Entrepreneur of the Year – Doug McLean, Tiffin Sandwiches
  • Female Entrepreneur Icon of the Year – Clare Roberts, Kid Planet Day Nurseries
  • Male Entrepreneur Icon of the Year – Darrin Disley, Horizon Discovery
  • Eagle Labs Innovation Award – Stan Boland, FiveAI
  • Rise FinTech Award – Stuart Lacey, Trunomi
  • Social Entrepreneur of the Year – Mike Britton, Goodwill Solutions
  • Barclays Award for Outstanding Contribution to UK Entrepreneurship – Sherry Coutu, Founders4Schools
  • Barclays Colleague’s Choice Award – Jason Bannister, Oak Furniture Land
2016
  • Start-up Entrepreneur of the Year – Victoria Molyneux, Want That Trend
  • Social Entrepreneur of the Year – Chris Barker, Spirit Healthcare
  • Male Icon Entrepreneur of the Year – Eben Upton, Raspberry Pi
  • Female Icon Entrepreneur of the Year – Bethany Koby, Technology Will Save Us
  • Colleague’s Choice Award – Lloyd Greenfield, Glow Green
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