2013 Smarta100 2013 winner: Best British small businesses unveiled in partnership with O2

Syntegra Consulting NAMED AS A WINNER!

Smarta.com and O2 present the UK’s 100 most dynamic and innovative small businesses

       Syntegra Consulting Ltd ® – Is a multi-award winning specialist low carbon energy and building services design consultancy with its HQ based in the Thames Valley, UK. According to the Envirobusiness market report in 2012, the predicted UK Environmental & Renewable Energy Market will continue to grow and will be worth £180 Billion in 2016, presenting a huge opportunity for the company to capitalise on and increase market share.

          Quotes from Piers Linney (Dragons’ Den and Outsourcery) and Shaa Wasmund  (Smarta) below

          The competition: The UK’s most well-known small business awards

          The judges: Piers Linney, Sháá Wasmund, Ben Dowd, Holly Tucker, Al Gosling, Tom Cohn, Lynne Franks, Will King

          VOTING LIVE for £10,000 top prize ‘Smarta 100, together with O2, Business of the Year’ and £1,000 for the category winner


Smarta and O2 proudly announce that ‘Syntegra Consulting’ is a winner of the 2013 Smarta 100, together with O2, and named among the 100 most innovative, disruptive and resourceful small businesses in the UK right now.

Syntegra Consulting was chosen in the top 10 business in ’Biggest social Impact’. This list captures the cream of UK small business, this year’s Smarta 100 are a credit to entrepreneurial Britain. While two thirds are self-funded, the list are turning over £67m, generating profits of £12m and have created more than 900 jobs

The 2013 Smarta 100 join previous winners Naked Wines, Huddle, Funding Circle, Graze, Zoopla, Crowdcube and SuperJam as companies identified by Smarta at early stage.

Voting is now open to decide the winners of each category. The 10 winners will receive £1,000 and make the final shortlist for the grand prize £10,000 ‘Smarta 100, together with O2, business of the Year’ award.

The overall winner will be decided by the Smarta 100 judging panel, led by Dragons’ Den star Piers Linney, founder of Outsourcery and including Holly Tucker MBE, co-founder of notonthehighstreet.com, King of Shaves founder Will King and enterprise editor of the Mail on Sunday, Helen Loveless.

The chosen business will be announced at the Smarta 100 awards ceremony on the 12 November at London’s Café de Paris.

To vote for us: http://www.smarta.com/smarta100/syntegra/

Commenting on their inclusion in the Smarta 100, Syntegra Consulting’s Managing Director, Alan King said: “We are thrilled to be part of the Smarta100 winners and recognised for the work we are doing to reduce CO2& energy consumption in the built environment through our low carbon designs and recommendations. We have a strong ethos to help other SMEs and would like to reach out to offering SMEs our free energy audit service to help them reduce their energy costs to strengthen their bottom line and reduce their carbon footprint.”

PIERS LINNEY, Dragons’ Den investor and founder of Outsourcery, said:It’s fantastic to see such range and depth of innovative business ideas spread throughout the Smarta 100 together with O2. It’s inspiring to know Britain is producing so many disruptive and forward thinking enterprises that are making a positive impact on the UK economy and helping to reduce unemployment.  I’m looking forward to crowning the overall business of the year and meeting the winners at the awards ceremony.”

SHAA WASMUND, Smarta founder, said: Once again I’ve been left open mouthed at the number of high quality small businesses operating in Britain.  Now it’s time for us to give them the exposure they deserve. Head to www.smarta.com/smarta100 now to vote for your favourite and put them in contention to win our £10,000 grand prize.”

BEN DOWD, business director, Telefonica UK at O2, said:

I’m thrilled to see so many innovative British businesses disrupting established companies, and taking advantage of digital technology to grow and thrive. The range of inspiring ideas on show throughout the Smarta 100 together with O2 proves the entrepreneurial movement in the UK is increasing in strength, and we will no doubt see the UK economy grow as a result.”