Meet our amazing finalists

The competition finale was both friendly and fiercely fought between 7 student businesses, all chosen from the Business Bootcamp at the end of March for their high-quality business plans.

There were 4 judges - the Director of Enterprise from the Women's Org, the partner from our main corporate sponsors Morecroft's Solicitors, the director of client relationships at Natwest and the marketing expert from the Women's Org.

The students and their businesses through to the final were:

Lisa Stambuli - photography business
Kath Heavyside - personal trainer and wellbeing
Lauren Woodcock - vlog and blog
Paul Simonsen - bespoke furniture business
Vladislav Siksnian - community music
Matt Lawton - music e-books and website
Gabriella and Francezka Bell - Choux Box, the artisan patisserie business

There were 3 runner-up businesses...
Choux Box
Lauren's blog
Paul's furniture business

And the WINNER of #iamenterprising 2016 is...

Matt Lawton!

All of the pitches to judges were of a very high standard and students were asked for in-depth details about finance, marketing and making products.
The runners-up and winner presented exceptionally well and gave brilliant answers to the judges.
Well done to everyone involved - and particularly to our winner, Matt!

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