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Jun 27, 2024

12th annual Enterprise Awards

Silverpeak is delighted to have sponsored the 12th annual Enterprise Awards.  These awards recognize and celebrate the remarkable achievements of individual founders and entrepreneurs within the UK’s dynamic tech sector, highlighted their groundbreaking vision, exceptional growth, and innovative contributions to the industry.

Congratulations to all the finalists but especially to the winners:

  • Enterprise Entrepreneur – Vishal Marria – Quantexa
  • Emerging Entrepreneur – Gege Gatt – EBO
  • Developing Entrepreneur – Thomas McHugh – Finbourne
  • ScaleUp Entrepreneur – Sam Horbye – Olsam Group
  • Public Sector Entrepreneur – Emma O’Brien – Embridge Consulting
  • Social Enterprise Entrepreneur – Scott Vincent – Digital Futures
  • Deep Tech Entrepreneur – Darko Matovski – CausaLens
  • Female Entrepreneur – Uma Rajah – CapitalRise
  • Judges’ Award – Vishal Marria – Quantexa
  • Wise Old Owl Award – Richard Holway MBE – TechMarketView

Paddy MccGwire, Managing Partner, Silverpeak, said: “We have been involved with these awards for 12 years as judge and sponsor, and are always impressed by the entrepreneurs and businesses that we see.  Together they are forging the way for new technologies and ideas that keep this sector vibrant and exciting.”

John O’Connell, founder and co-host of the Awards, was especially delighted to mark the retirement of Richard Holway, MBE, doyen of IT analysts for 40+ years, plus a successful entrepreneur in his own right, by presenting him with the unique ‘Wise Old Owl’ award.

The Enterprise Awards Dinner was also co-hosted by Tola Sargeant, Chief Executive of TechMarketView, the UK’s leading tech analyst firm, which Richard Holway co-founded.

The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists ‘WCIT’ Charitable Fund is the beneficiary of the profits from the event.