Early-Stage Startup of the Year  category: The 2020 STA Startups

This award celebrates early-stage startup companies. To qualify you must have achieved a minimum viable product (MVP), and can demonstrate early commercial validation (i.e. your annual revenues are £100,000 to £500,000 / US$125,000 to $650,000). 


The judges will award marks based on their assessment of  

  • The entry’s business proposition / service 
  • What IP is owned or is in development 
  • The market need being met and the defensibility of this market  
  • The entry’s commercial objectives and the degree of success it has achieved so far  
  • How any funding to date has been used and how this has benefited the company 
  • The entry’s compangrowth plans relative to the market, and evidence supporting claims of success 


If you have any questions about the Awards’ process or how entering can benefit your business, please  contact our commercial team.


To learn more about this category, download the entry form here