Entries for the SmartCompany Crown Lager Business Start Up Awards are now closed

SmartCompany is proud to present the winners of the SmartCompany Crown Lager Business Start Up Awards for 2009.

These awards recognise Australia’s fastest growing start up business aged four years or less. The top prize, the Crown Lager Start Something Special Award, goes to the start up with the highest revenue in 2008-09.

Other awards recognise the Best Green Start Up, Best Product, Best Idea, Best Services Start Up, the People’s Choice Award and the Start Up Hero Award.

The awards were presented in a glittering ceremony at Crown Promenade in Melbourne on 25 November by SmartCompany publisher Amanda Gome and editor James Thomson.

To read a profile of the 50 fastest growing companies in the awards and find out how they are changing your industry, click on the company names below.

You can also check out our list of Up and Coming Start Ups to discover the rising stars among our award winners.


The award winners:

• Crown Lager Start of Something Special Award – Point Project Management
• Start Up Hero – Rupert Imhoff, 199BUDDY
• Best Start Up Product – Slim Secrets
• Best Start Up Idea – 99designs
• Green Start Up – Hungry Giant
• Best Services Start Up – Job Capital
• People’s Choice – Inspired Adventures

The list:


1 Point Project Management 26 Flexicar
2 E3 Style 27 Tgarage
3 Chocolateria San Churro 28 Fifo Capital Australia
4 Pearson Trueman & Associates 29 Freez Clothing Company
5 Staite Henningsen Klein 30 Fidarsi
6 Vocus 31 Everyday Hero
7 Stateless Systems 32 The Retail Doctor Group
8 Job Capital 33 Benneaux
9 robnixon 34 NOW/media
10 Viking Rentals 35 Make Your House A Home
11 10X Limited 36 Venue Management Services
12 LogiKal Projects 37 nailsnow.com.au
13 99designs 38 Food for Health
14 Ansarada 39 MBE Education
15 IF Telecom 40 Tiesandcuffs.com.au
16 Skye Recruitment 41 CPDlive.com
17 Reddog Technology 42 Box and Dice Software
18 ROI.com.au 43 Bondi Chai
19 Strike Force Sales 44 The Rental Depot
20 Dallas Air Conditioning 45 Linguistico
21 199Buddy 46 Ecolimo
22 Slim Secrets 47 Kidz Lidz Salons
23 Axios IT 48 Reload Consulting
24 Books OnSite 49 Studio SYN-RG
25 Work Partners 50 Successium


The Up and Comers:

Click here to see our list of future stars.


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