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2011 Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year Final 8 Announced!

We are pleased to announce the 'Hot 40' shortlist for our £10,000 Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2011.

Each of the young entrepreneurs below has already won one of our monthly £1,000 Shell LiveWIRE Grand Ideas Awards between Jan-Aug 2011 and is now in the running for the top prize which will be awarded at the UK final on 9th November.

Over the coming weeks, a team of independent judges will narrow the list down to a 'Final 8' who will appear before a panel of judges at Shell Centre in London on 8th November. The overall winner will then be announced at the Shell LiveWIRE LIVE! event the following evening.

The 'Hot 40' list in full

Ali Atta-Ul (Frame Medical)
Ali Smith (Art Pistol)
Alun Davies (deeg Consultancy)
Amy Drysdale (Dragonfly Floral Design)
Andrew McAllister (Water4Ethiopia Enterprises Ltd)
Anil Stocker (Marketinvoice Limited)
Annika Erikson (ArtiCheke)
Antony Jinman (Education Through Expeditions)
Baz Dhaliwal (Rikoset Ltd)
Chris Dodson (Concept Cupboard)
Christopher Yeomans (Estriatus Energy)
Daniele Occhipinti (Plancake)
David Grimes (
Dillan Shikotra (3 1/2 Inch Floppy Ltd)
Hermione Taylor (The DoNation)
Isabel Lizardi (Bare Conductive Ltd)
Jack Gibbon (Antlers)
James Poulter (UNILIBRI Ltd)
Jayesh Hirani (Safer Minicabs)
Joanna Montgomery (Little Riot)
Jonathan Millin (Zoomatelo)
Julia Stafford (Wine Pantry)
Laura Whitehead (Whitehouse Care Services)
Laurence Kemball-Cook (Pavegen Systems Ltd)
Lawrence Daniels (Perform London Ltd)
Mark Roberts (
Michael Andrea (Nottingham Sustainable Solutions)
Michael Korn (KwickScreen)
Nikki Hesford (
Owain Hughes (MonMED Healthcare)
Prashant Chamarty (Diabafight)
Rachel Johnson (Industry Insiders)
Richard Curran (Low Price Lessons)
Robert Wace (Mocean Europe Ltd)
Rosemary Francis (Ellexus Ltd)
Rossa Shanks (Great Little Place Ltd)
Saif Chaudhry (Stereografix Limited)
Sara Hasan (The Rhapsodic)
Sonu Bubna (Gaea Naturals)
William Goodwin (Event Loo)

Have your say!

Who do you think should win the £10,000 Award? Please leave your comments below, share your thoughts on our Facebook Page and/or on Twitter including the special hashtag #SLW11
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Congratulation to all of you!
Hi Mark,
it would be great if you add the url to the list so if I would like to look for example on Mark Roberts ( - people can click on it and go to the video and information page...
It's just an idea... right now it's really hard to find what you are looking for.
Anyway, thank you and your team for the whole and great Shell Livewire!
All the best!
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Hi Mark and the rest of the Shell LiveWIRE team.

Thank you so much for the opportunity to be involved in the Hot 40. I've had a look through the businesses that made it through and it is a great honour to be included in this list.
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Good luck everyone!

Keep making your businesses successful!
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Dear Mark,

The Frame Medical Team would like to thank you and the whole Shell liveWIRE for supporting us and shortlisting us for the The Entrepreneur of the Year Award. It is a honour for us to be amongst the Hot40.

Thanks a lot for your kind efforts.

Frame Medical
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Congrats to all the hot 40.
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The following eight businesses have made it through to the Final of the Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2011 in London on 9th November.

Isabel Lizardi - Bare Conductive

Rosemary Francis - Ellexus

Chris Dodson - Concept Cupboard

Christopher Yeomans - Estriatus Energy

Joanna Montgomery - Little Riot

Laurence Kemball-Cook - Pavegen

David Grimes -

Michael Korn - Kwickscreen

Full details of the 8 finalists and what happens next can be found at -
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Well done, guys!

Impressive companies made it to the Final 8 stage this year.
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Magnificent 8

The top 8 are amazing. I am most interested in the two renewable energy companies. Its great what we young people come up with all these solutions...

Also, Congratulations to all Hot 40 who made it this far. I hope this is just a stepping stone to all of you.
Looking forward to hearing more. If you want to see what we are trying to develop. Go to this month nominations under Sola Line.

Best of luck to the last 8!!!
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A very well done to the final 8, a very impressive list of businesses and I can't wait to meet you all on the 9th!

Good luck in your interviews!

And thanks to the SLW team for a really great awards process, I didnt get through to the final 8, but the experience was fab and I think the new process of entering is so much fairer and easier - great to see a brilliant formula for awards
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Congratulations to all the finalists. You are all winners already! Best of luck on the 9th.
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I'm so excited to be a finalist! Well done to everyone else in the Hot 40 and of course the other seven finalists Can't wait to meet you all on the 8th!
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Congratulations to all who are on the list! Well deserve.
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Congratulations to the final 40 and final 8, well done on your great businesses!
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