The Awards

The Wales Start-Up Awards will recognise the outstanding achievements of start-ups in the Welsh economy.

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What people are saying

“The start-up scene in Wales has changed radically over the course of the last five years. Highlighting the winners of these awards has helped bring investment into the area, and puts Wales and Welsh businesses on an international stage. Being shortlisted puts you in great company, and winning can be the difference that gets you through the right doors.”
Gareth Jones
CEO, Welsh ICE
“New firms are important for generating economic prosperity, employment opportunities and innovation. The Wales Start-Up awards will therefore celebrate this amazing contribution by entrepreneurs on our economy and the impact they have on communities across our nation.”
Professor Dylan Jones-Evans
Director, Wales Fast Growth 50
“NatWest has always had a great reputation for supporting start-up businesses across Wales and we are delighted to be involved in these exciting and successful awards for the second year. Our award winning partnership with Entrepreneurial Spark helps us play a vital role in powering entrepreneurs from the early stages of validation and starting up all the way through to high growth and scale.”
Caroline Thompson
Entrepreneur Development Manager, NatWest