After the competition closes in March, 15 finalists will be selected – 10 from the Inspire category (24 years old and older) and 5 from the Aspire category (23 and under). The finalists will then showcase their business in front of our panel of expert judges in London.

The judges will decide on one overall Inspire winner and one overall Aspire winner. Two runners up from Inspire will also be selected. Below is a full list of prizes that will be won by the lucky winners, runners up and the remaining finalists.

Overall Inspire Winner and Overall Aspire Winner

  • £5,000 for the Inspire Winner to go towards their business
  • £3,000 for the Aspire Winner to go towards their business
  • A range of other business prizes

2 Runners Up in INSPIRE category

  • £2,500 for each Runner Up to put towards their business


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