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
|1.||Point Project Management||26.||Flexicar|
|3.||Chocolateria San Churro||28.||Fifo Capital Australia|
|4.||Pearson Trueman & Associates||29.||Freez Clothing Company|
|5.||Staite Henningsen Klein||30.||Fidarsi|
|7.||Stateless Systems||32.||The Retail Doctor Group|
|10.||Viking Rentals||35.||Make Your House A Home|
|11.||10X Limited||36.||Venue Management Services|
|13.||99designs||38.||Food for Health|
|17.||Reddog Technology||42.||Box and Dice Software|
|19.||Strike Force Sales||44.||The Rental Depot|
|20.||Dallas Air Conditioning||45.||Linguistico|
|22.||Slim Secrets||47.||Kidz Lidz Salons|
|23.||Axios IT||48.||Reload Consulting|
|24.||Books OnSite||49.||Studio SYN-RG|
The Up and Comers:
Click here to see our list of future stars.
Secrets from the SmartCompany Crown Lager Business Start Up Awards 2009:
View the webinar featuring SmartCompany editor James Thomson and a panel of winners
from the SmartCompany Crown Lager Business Start Up Awards 2009 as they share some of their tips and secrets to building a successful start up, click here.