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Deborah Meaden and The Ministry of Defence support the Heropreneurs Awards

Heropreneurs is delighted to announce that Deborah Meaden, the serial entrepreneur and investor, who stars in the highly successful TV series ‘Dragons Den’, has agreed to be a Judge on the Heropreneurs Awards.

Heropreneurs is also honoured that The Rt. Hon. Tobias Ellwood MP, Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Defence, who will be presenting the top award of Heropreneur of the Year, will also be attending the Awards Ceremony on 14 November 2018 at the Plaisterers’ Hall in the City of London.

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4 April 2018 – Heropreneurs networking in Exeter

Come and join heropreneurs and hear the tale of how the team at Victor Mobility are making a better wheelchair.

This event will be of value to anyone in the armed forces community who is interested in setting up or growing their own business & those allies who wish to work with and support them. In addition to the talk there will be plenty of time for networking.

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The Heropreneurs awards are open for entries

The Heropreneurs Awards is a new initiative created to celebrate the achievements of ex-Armed Forces personnel in business. It is run by Heropreneurs, the charity created in 2009, that helps ex-Armed Forces personnel and their dependants on the road to creating their own businesses. The Awards are run in association with The Telegraph and the Warwick Business School, and with support from the Ministry of Defence.

The Judges for the Heropreneurs Awards are all exceptional people who have been recruited from the world of business, politics, and the Armed Forces.

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22nd March – Heropreneurs networking event

Come and join heropreneurs and hear the tale of how the ex-military team at Boxwood grow their business and their acquisition by KPMG on this journey.

This event will be of value to anyone in the armed forces community who is interested in setting up or growing their own business & those allies who wish to work with and support them. In addition to the talk there will be plenty of time for networking.

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17th January – Heropreneurs “Curry” Night

Come and join heropreneurs and chef Paul McIntyre for a quirky curry, a few drinks & Paul’s story of leaving the military and becoming an award-winning chef & entrepreneur.

This event will be of value to anyone in the armed forces community who is interested in setting up or growing their own business & of interest to those allies who wish to work with them and support them.

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Officers’ Association Sponsors BSI Resettlement Awards

The Officers’ Association (OA) is sponsoring the annual BSI Resettlement Awards, and is also part of the judging panel.

The BSI Resettlement Awards celebrate Service Leavers who successfully transition from military to civilian life, as well as the people and organisations that support them. The awards include Service Leaver of the year; Employer Committed to Employing Service Leavers; Service Leaver’s Independent Business Start-up of the Year and Service Leavers’ Training Company of the Year. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in Manchester on 31st October 2017.

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Heropreneurs Networking Event – 13th September 2017

Heropreneurs is a charity that inspires, networks and mentors aspiring entrepreneurs from the armed forces community.

Two entrepreneurs from our community will talk about the highs and lows of their journey of growing their own business. The first of these is Nitzan Yudan who is the founder and CEO of https://www.benivo.com/ – delivering relocation on a budget to junior employees. Among their customers are Google, Microsoft, Vodafone, and Bloomberg.

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12 July – 18:30 – 21:00 – Heropreneurs Supports the bigger picture

Wed 12 July 2017, 18:30 – 21:00 BST

The Tower Room, London & Partners, 6th Floor, 2 More London Riverside, London, SE1 2RR

In February 2017 an artist and photgrapher, both ex-British Army, teamed up with an award winning documentary film maker to work alongside wildlife rangers in the Zambian bush. This summer they are creating a unique insight into the little known world of anti-poaching to raise over £40k for the men and women protecting African wildlife.

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Heropreneurs Networking Event – 10 May 2017

Heropreneurs is a charity that inspires, networks and mentors aspiring entrepreneurs from the armed forces community.

Richard Hughes and Matthew Hammond both left the Royal Marines in 2012, keen to work in the property industry they founded Handy Heroes Construction – a London based property maintenance and construction company that largely recruits skilled ex-military tradesmen.

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