Monday 1st April 2019

The awards celebrate the achievements of serving personnel, veterans and their spouses who have gone into business during, or following, their time in the Armed Forces. They can enter themselves or be nominated by someone else. Entries must be provided on the Heropreneurs website by the 24th May 2019.

To enter, go to the Heropreneurs website where full descriptions and nomination forms for each category can be found.

The Awards were launched last year by, Heropreneurs . A charity that provides free bespoke mentoring and support packages to help ex-Armed Forces personnel and their dependants follow their entrepreneurial spirit and set up new businesses ventures.

Run in association with The Telegraph and the Warwick Business School, and with support from the Ministry of Defence; the Judges for the Heropreneurs Awards are all exceptional people who have been recruited from the world of business, politics, and the Armed Forces.

Chaired by General Sir John McColl KCB CBE DSO, the Chairman of Cobseo and past Lieutenant Governor of Jersey, include Nick Jenkins, the founder of Moonpig; Lt Gen Sir Andrew Gregory, Controller, SSAFA; Major-General Tom Copinger-Symes who commands Forces Troops Command; Iqbal Wahhab, successful restauranteur and entrepreneur; Matt Caines, Business Editor at the Telegraph; Andrew Quinlan, the founder of Orchard Pig.

A total of 11 Awards will be made in the following categories:
● Business Leader of the Year
● Large Employer of the Year
● Entrepreneur of the Year
● Heropreneur of the Year
● Large Employer of the Year
● Military Partner of the Year
● Small Employer of the Year
● Start-Up of the Year
● Technology Business of the Year – NEW FOR 2019
● Veterans’ Foundation Award
● Warwick Business School Award (the winner of this Award
will receive a bursary of 100% to complete an MBA with the Warwick Business School)

Further details of the Awards can be found on the Heropreneurs website

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