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Pickup Tops UK CEO Carl Jerome is up for an award in the Wales start up business awards 2017
Pickup Tops UK supply pickup hardtop covers and accessories to the UK market for most UK Pickup Trucks
The company has grown since the launch in January 2017 and are looking to expand in 2018 with plans of a workshop in and around South Wales with Tredegar being an ideal location
The finals night is 15th September in Cardiff where we will be hoping to win the award and meet other startup businesses within Wales that are doing well
More than 200 entries were received across the 16 categories.
Professor Dylan Jones-Evans, creator of the Wales Fast Growth 50 and co founder of the Wales Start-Up Awards, said: "For the second year in succession, we have been truly overwhelmed and impressed by the wealth of talent and success that each of the businesses entering the Awards this year have displayed.
“Entrepreneurship in Wales is flourishing, with the entire country represented by entries this year. The rapid growth in the number of start-ups in this country in recent years suggests that running a business is fast-becoming a career choice, and judging by the caliber of entrants received this year, it would seem we are incredibly good at it.”
Young Entrepreneur Start-Up of the Year (sponsored by Kukd)
Angus Birditt - The Bridge Lodge
Jack Jenkins - University Cribs
Carl Jerome - Pickup Tops UK
Katie Hughes - Sure Safety Consultancy
Each company has also been automatically entered into one of the following awards based on their region:
Cardiff Capital Region Start-Up of the Year (sponsored by University of South Wales)