The Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneurs are the annual awards that Dynamic Business hosts each year to celebrate Australia’s leading entrepreneurs in the start-up and small business space.
Recognising the brightest talents in the industry, we aim to give the not-so-well-known entrepreneurs a name in our Dynamic Business SME community.
Nominations close this Friday, 11th October. If you believe you could be one of our 2019 Top10 finalists, you can enter here – make sure you don’t miss the deadline!
Check out last year’s winners for an idea of what our judges are looking for, or stick around to meet our judges below.
Investor, Founder of Vocus, 2 x EY Entrepreneur of the Year, Non-Executive Director, Women on Boards Ambassador
James Spenceley is three-time BRW Rich Lister, two-time EY Entrepreneur of the Year winner, and youngest Australian to create and lead an ASX 100 company – Vocus Communications. He is also the chairman of ASX-listed Silver Heritage Group and ambassador for Women On Boards.
Jeremy has been an entrepreneur for over seventeen years in finance, technology, retail, and distribution and has trained and advised hundreds of startups on financing and strategy. Jeremy is currently a Founding Partner at SDGx, a Singapore based deep technology venture capital, acceleration, and research group. He has also sat on boards and specialised in technology company advisory for scaling up.
Founder and Director, Chikarovski & Associates
Former Australian Politician – leader of the New South Wales Liberal Party 1999-2002, first woman to lead a major political party in NSW, Author, Chika (2004)
Chair and Board Director, Mentor – Minerva Network
Kerry Chikarovski is a former NSW Liberal Leader and first woman to lead a major political party in New South Wales. She is also the founder and Director of Chikarovski & Associates, a government relations, community engagement and stakeholder relations consultancy, which she founded in 2003. Knowing the ins and outs of working with government and its departments has seen her assist a wide range of clients achieve success in circumstances where bureaucracy has been challenging.
Serial entrepreneur, investor, AFR young rich list 2016, 2017, 2018
Founder of 10 Digital Agencies including removify.com
Investor in Tech, Cannabis, Mining, Hospitality
Nick Bell is recognised as one of Australia’s leading entrepreneurs under the age of 40 and has featured three times on the AFR Young Rich List, most recently with a self-made fortune of $170 million. With a start-up capital of only $400, Nick’s group of companies now turn over more than $120 million world-wide. Nick has founded a range of companies both locally and internationally that offer brand management, online content removal, app development, digital marketing and cyber security.
Chief Client Officer
Liz Kaelin is the Chief Client Officer at Terem Technologies, a product development firm featured on the AFR Fast 100 List two years running. Prior to joining Terem, Liz was the founder and CEO of Australian food tech startup Caitre’d – a office catering ordering website turning over $1mil when it was acquired in 2017. She is a graduate of the muru-D accelerator, was featured on Shark Tank Season 2 Episode 8, and is an alumni of the Marketing Academy, a leadership program designed to develop promising mid-career marketers into CEOs and CMOs.