Cause4 named as a winner in the 2014 O2 Smarta 100 Awards
Smarta.com and O2 Business proudly announce that social enterprise Cause4 is a winner of
the 2014 O2 Smarta 100, the index of the UK’s savviest, supremely disruptive, most
resourceful and socially-beneficial small businesses.
The O2 Smarta 100 awards celebrates new UK tech powerhouses like Squawka, Rant & Rave and Pact Coffee, as much as those dedicated to changing thousands of lives for the better – Two Fingers Brewing Co, whose profits go in full to prostate cancer research.
In total, 2014’s Smarta 100 are generating revenues of over £70million a year and employing more than 640 people. More than a quarter are female-run businesses and half are self-funded, with just 5% borrowing from a bank.
Commenting on their inclusion in the Smarta 100, Cause4 CEO, Michelle Wright said: “It is great recognition for the Cause4 team to be included in the Smarta 100. We’re proud of our curious and entrepreneurial culture, and it is a brilliant list to be included in, amongst some other inspirational small businesses.
Shaa Wasmund, Smarta founder, said: “The O2 Smarta 100 always showcases what is truly disruptive, innovative and engaging in the UK small business sector and this year has been no exception. Picking a winner will be no mean feat from what is a truly outstanding list.”
Voting is now under way to find the overall O2 Smarta 100 Business of the Year, winning £10,000 courtesy of O2.
The shortlisted companies can be viewed at www.smarta.com/smarta100
You can view the full press release here