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Another year, another awesome competition.
Get the lowdown on everything VOOM 2018
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This year, VOOM returned, bigger and better than ever. More than 3,500 businesses
battled it out across two categories for their chance to win a share of £1M in prizes.

But only two could be crowned winners…

Winner of the Spark & Startup category, the science events company dedicated to nurturing a passion for science through hands-on workshops for children.

Winner of the Scale & Grow category, this London-based SME uses machine learning and AI to diagnose, treat and support people with hidden communication disabilities.

    SEMI-FINAL WRAP UP

80 game-changing businesses pitched their hearts out for the chance to become VOOM 2018 finalists. Catch the triumphs, tears and tenacious entrepreneurs who are set to be the ones to watch this year.

 
 

     FLASHBACK TO THE FINAL

Six businesses battled it out for the chance to win a share of £1M in prizes. Live from London, we’ve got all the backstage gossip, winners reactions and some pearly wisdom from our judges – including the Godfather of Virgin himself. 

 
 

PARTNER AWARDS

 
 

PAYPAL INTERNATIONAL AWARD

Winner - Lauren Hampshire, Milky Tees

When it comes to international ambition, Milky Tees is the next global giant. Think unique breast-feeding T-shirts that help mums feed their babies discreetly and stylishly. What more could you want?

 
 
 
 

VIRGIN UNITE IMPACT AWARD

Winner - Joanna Wright, Organic Blooms

This bloomin’ marvellous business not only grows and sells beautiful flowers, it also delivers social change by supporting people with learning disabilities. Big impact? Not half!

 
 
 
 

THE G AWARD

Winner - Gauthier Van Malderen, Perlego

Leading the way for education is Perlego, the textbook subscription service that makes academic content more affordable. That’s lean learning for the future – just the way it should be. 

 
 
 
 

CROWDFUNDER AWARD

Winner - Becky Ingham, Hookpod

They’re saving the planet one sustainable fish hook at a time. And with an impressive £60,000 raised through crowdfunding, we reckon you like the idea just as much as we do.

 
 

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