BQ Entrepreneurs - West Midlands Business Stars on National Stage

Posted on Friday 27th June 2014

Two exciting entrepreneurial start-ups will represent the West Midlands at a national UK event in Sheffield for emerging entrepreneurs. One of the start-ups - Blue Vine Consultants - has been set up by University of Birmingham PhD students, Amrit Chandan and Scott Hardman.

At the BQ Emerging Entrepreneur dinner in The Great Hall, University of Birmingham, on Wednesday night (June 25) Blue Vine Consultants were selected from 10 shortlisted entries.

The awards are part of the Made: Entrepreneur Festival which has been created by the City of Sheffield from 24-26 September.

Professor Simon Collinson, Dean of Birmingham Business School said, "I was thrilled to see such entrepreneurial talent in all the nominations at the BQ Emerging Entrepreneur Dinner and delighted to be a part of it. The University of Birmingham thrives on encouraging enterprising activity and we were pleased to be a sponsor and host of the evening. It was especially pleasing to see this talent developed and nurtured in the Midlands, I wish them all well for the future and look forward to hearing more about their success".

Read the online article in full here.