The CEO of Innovation Birmingham Campus-based property management and lettings solution brightLET is set to compete in the 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards on Tuesday 3rd October at NatWest’s Brindley Place office.
Camran Khan beat off some tough competition to make the shortlist for Birmingham’s Innovation Entrepreneur of the Year, with over 1000 businesses entering the awards nationally across the wide range of categories.
Now in its fifth year, the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards has celebrated some amazing entrepreneurs over the years, many of whom are now household names. Past winners include David Buttress of Just Eat, Julie Deane of The Cambridge Satchel Company, James Watt of BrewDog and Alexander Solomou of TheLADBible Group. A NatWest spokesperson said:
“Camran’s experience in technology industries and visionary creativity spearhead this entrepreneur’s achievements in business. brightLET is an award-winning cloud-based property management solution that is disrupting time-honoured practices with cutting edge technology and future-thinking.”
Creator of the Awards, Francesca James, added: “We have been inundated with some incredible entries this year, and all shortlisted applicants should be extremely proud of themselves! This year has seen a record number of entrants and we’ve been absolutely blown away by the strength and diversity of applications.
“We cannot wait to celebrate entrepreneurship across Great Britain with them, and put a spotlight on the incredible talent within the British entrepreneur ecosystem.”
Gordon Merrylees, Head of Entrepreneurship at NatWest said: "I want to thank all of the entrepreneurs who entered this year and congratulate those who have been shortlisted, I look forward to seeing them at the regional finals.”
“It is clear that entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well and NatWest is thrilled to be able to support these awards to celebrate success with the businesses that are the lifeblood of the UK Economy as they start, scale and succeed.”
The NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards will celebrate entrepreneurship across a number of categories at five gala finals across the UK, including; Cardiff, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Manchester & London. You can find more information about the awards and the ceremonies here.