shell livewireAs a young entrepreneur you need to constantly be on the look out for contests and competitions. It is always worth entering to win money, mentoring, resources or all of the above. Any small business can benefit from prizes like this and as a bootstrapping entrepreneur this type of prize could make all the difference. Shell LiveWire is a perfect example of this type of opportunity. They have been doing their young entrepreneur of the year awards for years now and it is here again taking submissions from the best and the brightest entrepreneurs. If you fit the criteria submit your company and take a stab at winning some great prizes for your business!

Deadline: September 6th at 5PM, 2010

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If you’re aged 16-30 and have been running your own business for more than 3 months but less than 18 months, this annual competition could see you walk away with a £10,000 cash injection plus support from top PR agency Blue Rubicon at the Shell LiveWIRE LIVE! award final taking place in London on 13th October 2010.

Want to see how the competition can help a small business? Check out the interview with last year’s winner Robert Matthams of Shiply.com.

Or read an interview with 2003s winner Michael Welch (Blackcircles.com) in which he offers advice on how to make the most of winning awards and accolades.

Don’t miss out on this chance to win some great prizes!

Apply here


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