Gooroo backs search for Britain’s new business stars

Online business management software company Gooroo is backing British business entrepreneurship by teaming up with leading business advice website startups.co.uk to recognise the very best new business talent at the 2010 Startups Awards.

Online PR News – 17-November-2010 – – Online business management software company Gooroo is backing British business entrepreneurship by teaming up with leading business advice website startups.co.uk to recognise the very best new business talent at the 2010 Startups Awards.

Gooroo launched Gooroo Standard, a new online software application which simplifies business management for start-up businesses, earlier this year and recently introduced a free 30-day trial to help new businesses make their first steps into profit.

As principal sponsor of the Startups Awards, Gooroo is now helping to spotlight Britain’s most promising start-up companies as the potential household names of the future. Past winners include Glasses Direct, BeatThatQuote.com and Ella’s Kitchen.

Gooroo Chief Executive and British computing industry pioneer John Hadler will be selecting the winners of 15 categories as part of a business-star judging panel which also includes Toni Mascolo, co-founder of the Toni&Guy hair salons, First Tuesday co-founder Julie Meyer and entrepreneur James Taylor who showed his flair for business in BBC’s recent hit TV programme, The Last Millionaire.

John Hadler said of the Awards: “Gooroo’s online business management tools are specifically designed to make running a new or emerging business easier but it still takes drive, flair and ambition to for new business to achieve ultimate marketplace success.

“Every one of the finalists in this year’s StartUps Awards is an inspiration both to those people about to start their own business and to those who have already taken the plunge.

“We may live in difficult times but many new businesses are showing that tremendous results can be achieved through innovative ideas and a tenacious commitment to enterprise.”

This year’s StartUps Awards winners will be announced in London in early December at a special celebration dinner.

Winners will be chosen across a range of 15 categories including home-based business of the year, product of the year, online business of the year and service business of the year with the overall winner of the Startups Business of The Year title chosen from category winners.

David Lester, founder of StartUps.co.uk, said: ”Each year we unearth a whole set of innovative, disruptive new businesses and entrepreneurs that continue to make people sit up and pay attention to the start-up market.

“I'm confident we'll have another fantastic pick of companies to choose from in 2010 because we've seen the impressive scale of UK talent out there today.”

For more details of the Startups Awards 2010, or to put your business forward for the 2011 awards, visit www.startupsawards.co.uk

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