Start-up Business of the Year - Business Women Scotland

The closing date for entries is Monday 14th September at 5pm

Start-up Business of the Year

This award celebrates the entrepreneurial aptitude, vision, ambition, drive and commercial acumen to build a successful enterprise from start-up.

To make your entry as easy as possible, we would advise it best to familiarise yourself with the information required before beginning the application as they cannot be saved for a later date

Please confirm the following criteria to ensure that the nominee is eligible for this category

The business must be registered in ScotlandThe business must have been started AFTER July 2018

Judging Criteria

Judges will look for a company that has produced strong business results in the start-up period (up to 24 months.

• Tell us about your product/service
• What gap does this fill in the market?
• Show you understand your customer
• Effective leadership and management
• What potential for growth does your business have?
• Customer Engagement

Judging Questions

• Tell us about you and your business (imagine the judges are not aware of your business)
• Please give us examples of your impact within your sector and the wider community
• Please give examples of your innovation
• Why do you deserve to win this award (think about the criteria that the judges will be using)

Please use no more than 500 words per question

Hi-res photo of nominee

Hi-res logo of business or organisation

Additional information to add to your entry

Financial overview of your business – can be audited accounts or general information on cashflow/profit & loss

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Book your Tickets

Ticket price includes access to the entire online event including networking. Prior to the event you will
receive a complimentary BWS Award box containing a miniature bottle of prosecco, some snacks courtesy
of Nudie Snacks, a Beauty Kitchen product, cuticle oil from last years award winner Naf Salon and an award programme.