Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Do you know a young person who has demonstrated incredible entrepreneurial skills? This award recognises successful young entrepreneurs who are making a positive impact in their school, community and wider society.

Your entry will clearly articulate the innovative steps the nominee has taken to generate the resulting ideas, products or services that are disrupting the current marketplace, or have the potential to do so. There should be clear evidence of how the product or service satisfies a real need in the marketplace and how it has the potential to positively impact the broader community.

2019 Entries are now closed

2019 Winners and Finalists

Winners: AMY CHENG, ORLA BURKE, ROSE CAI & ISABEL ARMSTRONG, ILLUMINATE ONLINE

Showing incredible dedication and resilience, these four remarkable young women are saying control, alt, delete to cyber-bullying. Through their website Illuminate Online, students can confidentially and securely log cyber-bullying incidents and access a wealth of online support.

Finalists:

  • Alice Sparks, Invisible Manchester
  • Amy Woods, Soulshine
  • Amy Cheng, Orla Burke, Rose Cai and Isabel Armstrong, Illuminate Online
  • Tayler Keogh-Wroe, Oldham College
  • Reece Douglas, Social Plug