Bedfordshire Chamber's youngest member, Henry Patterson aged 9, is celebrating after it was announced last night that the his company Not Before Tea is a finalist for the ‘Most Captivating Entrepreneur of the Year' category and also 'Young Entrepreneur of the Year' in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.
"I am so excited to be nominated for two awards" says Henry, founder of Not Before Tea "I want to encourage other children with inventions and business ideas to launch them. I have had a great time so far with my business" he adds.
Simon Burton, founder of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, said: “The entries we have received for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards can only be described as awe inspiring. The quality has been outstanding. The judges have had the extremely difficult task of whittling the great and good of the entrepreneurial community down to the very best and we are delighted by the companies that have made the shortlist.'
The Awards Ceremony itself in November will be a night to remember, with VIPs from the worlds of business and entrepreneurship gathering to celebrate entrepreneurial spirit in the UK.