In 1999 Sarah Fenton won the Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (London) with her business, Scarlett Jewellery. We caught up with her to find out more about her entrepreneurial journey…
Shell, in partnership with the Institute of Directors (IoD) Startups, is offering you the chance to win one of five complimentary tickets to the IoD Annual Convention, the UK’s premier business conference.
Simon was a Southern Gala Finalist in 2007, and won an award for his business, Fluvial Innovations Ltd. They are now the leading provider of temporary flood barriers in the UK. We caught up with Simon to see how the business is doing.
The steam engine. The internet. Britain has a long history of inventing brilliant new technologies, processes and designs, but how do we make sure they become successful, money-and-job-creating products, companies and industries?
People love business for different reasons, but for me being an entrepreneur is like being an artist, you paint a vision of how you see something could be, and then you execute against that, and then you start again. It’s very creative bringing something new into the world, and like a real artist, you’re always living on the edge. It’s that creative freedom that drives me.