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Apr 07, 2022

Apr 2022 | Silverpeak sponsors Enterprise Awards to celebrate UK tech entrepreneurial talent

Silverpeak was delighted to sponsor the tenth Enterprise Awards which culminated in the Awards dinner last night at the prestigious Goldsmiths’ Hall in the City of London.

Uniquely focused on the founder rather than the businesses themselves, the Enterprise Awards boasted previous winners that have achieved prominence in both private and public markets. The judging panel is looking for examples of vision, growth, innovation, funding, use of capital, use of resources, strategy, execution, ambition, and determination to succeed.

Paddy MccGwire, Silverpeak Managing Partner, sits on the judging panel and continues to be excited each year to see the quality and depth of talent in the industry.

Many congratulations to the winners announced across the nine categories:

Net Zero – Dr Rebecca Harding, Coriolis Technologies

Social Enterprise – Alex Stephany, Beam

Public Sector – Sara Murray, Big Technologies trading as Buddi

Deep Tech – Scott White, Pragmatic Semiconductor

Emerging (revenues between £1m and £3m) – Alex Housley, Seldon

Developing (revenues £3m to £20m) – Alexandra Depledge, Resi

Scale Up (growth 50%+) – Adrian Overall, Cloudstratex

Enterprise (revenues £20m+) – Vishal Marria, Quantexa

Judges Special Award (all-round excellence) – Martina King, Featurespace

and also to John O’Connell, to commemorate ten years as chair and founder of the awards.

In addition to celebrating the best of UK tech talent, the Enterprise Awards has traditionally been organised as a fundraising event, donating profits to the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists’ charities to help its mission to improve lives across the UK and beyond by providing IT skills and training. Last night’s Awards, however, raised £30k for the Ukraine Relief Fund.