Britain's Most Inspirational Small Business Owners Awards Win £1,500 cash and a range of promotional material

The Instantprint Story

At instantprint we work with many small business owners, and over the years we've been touched by the feel good stories of those we work with. We know the value of putting in hard graft to turn your idea into a reality and so we want to find Britain’s most inspirational small business owner. If you've got a story to tell, why not enter the competition and share your small business success story with our readers.

Hear from instantprint's James Kinsella & Adam Carnell as they discuss the company's hopes and humble beginnings in this short video clip.

Meet the judges

Alternate Text James Kinsella,
Co-founder of instantprint
After graduating from university in 2009, James Kinsella & Adam Carnell founded Since then the web-to-print company has become one of the UK's largest online providers of business cards, flyers and posters.
Alternate Text Phil Geraghty
Managing Director
Phil joined Crowdfunder from TouchLocal where he was co-founder and Product Director, overseeing the rolling out of the UK's largest network of Business Directories. Touch Local was created after the purchase of Phil's startup company City Online Ltd, created whilst at Southampton Uni studying Computer Science.
Alternate Text Lewis Bowen
Managing Director of Geco Industries
Entrepreneur Lewis Bowen incorporated his alternative energy business – Sheffield-based Geco Industries – on the day of his last exam at university in 2011. He has recently won Insider’s 42 under 42 Yorkshire Entrepreneur Award 2015 from a shortlist of five of the region’s most impressive young business leaders.
And the Winner is...
After shortlisting and a public vote, we are pround to announce our winner of Britian's Most Inspirational Small Business Owner Awards...

Kamran Zaman
We are proud to announce that Birmingham based sweet lover, Kamran Zaman has been voted Britain’s Most Inspirational Small Business Owner. After witnessing the hardships and suffering faced by millions during his travels to some of the world’s most disaster stricken countries, Kamran’s eyes were opened and he felt compelled to deal with these issues head on. He noticed an opportunity within his own community for Halal charity sweet boxes and through his love of sweets and social humanitarian aid, Charity Candy was born.
In a bid to help end poverty, selling his sweets for a cause has encouraged communities to make a difference. Kamran donates 50% of his profits to charities that deal with humanitarian disasters, such as SKT Welfare. His remarkable work has helped to fund a school for Syrian refugees living in Istanbul. He currently operates nationally in Birmingham, Leicester and Manchester, however after winning the competition, Kamran will be using instantprint’s donation to expand across Nottingham and Bradford.