Jelly business wins Essence of the Entrepreneur

Rankin photographs winners of the annual Essence of the Entrepreneur awards which see jellymongers, greengrocers and knitting shops take top honours.

By News Desk
5th January 2010 at 12:40

Bompass & Parr by Rankin - Essence of the EntrepreneurA combination of strange and wonderful small businesses have once again been brought to life by superstar photographer, Rankin. This year’s Essence of the Entrepreneur awards will showcase the winners on London’s South Bank in an exhibition at the end of the month.

Among the winners were Sam Bompass and Harry Parr, the young entrepreneurs behind the eponymous bespoke jelly making, jelly mould and spectacular culinary events company, Bompass & Parr.

Sam and Harry walked away with the award for most original business concept.

Others highlighted include Daniel Ox of Fruit for the Office who transformed his family-run stall into an online e-commerce platform delivering fresh fruit and veg to office workers.  Daniel won young entrepreneur of the year.

The award for best female entrepreneur went to Sara Murray of Buddi the globally successful business Buddi which manufactures small GPS personal trackers, while best male entrepreneur went to Mitesh Soma of Chemist Direct who we’ve already featured here at SmallBizPod.

More details of the exhibition and the awards, run by BT Business can be found here.

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