Business Awards for Start-up Entrepreneurs Competition

invitation to apply


22 November 2016

Sir Stelios, the founder of easyJet and owner of the easy brand announces the first business awards for Start-up Entrepreneurs to be based at easyLand in Croydon, south London, UK.

By April, 2017
5 start-up entrepreneurs will each win £10,000 in cash

The winners will be announced at a ceremony in easyLand Croydon in April 2017.

Applications can only be made via our online Facebook page where applicants are expected to like our 'easy' and 'easyLand' pages and to join the facebook group 'easy Start-up Entrepreneurs 2017'.

eligibility criteria:


We are inviting applications from ambitious entrepreneurs based in in the area around South London, (up to 40 minutes commute from Croydon), who started their companies in the UK in the last 3 years (2014 or later). However, all forms of entrepreneurial activities (even without a registered company) qualify and this year people planning to start a business activity (even with only business plans at the pre-revenue stage) are welcome to apply.

  • The applicants must have 100% online (asset light) businesses and have no significant fixed operating assets and zero debt on the company.
  • They must have their own operating websites/apps and be able to provide proof of usability.
  • Applicants must have an online business proposition which is suitable for the easy brand to be licensed to them.
  • They must also be willing to develop the easy brand online or via a mobile app under a brand licence provided by easyGroup and be part of the easy family of brands. Such brand licence will be subject to personal approval from Sir Stelios in writing.