Cardigan Bay Properties shortlisted for StartUp Awards National Series

Startup Awards Wales finalist
Rural StartUp Finalists

West Wales based Cardigan Bay Properties has been named one of the most exciting new businesses in the region after being shortlisted as part of a brand new awards programme.

The StartUp Awards National Series has been launched to recognise the booming startup scene across the UK which has accelerated since the pandemic began. In 2020, when most of the world was shutting down, more than 400,000 startups were set up in Britain, with similar increases seen in other European countries.

There was stiff competition with over 2,500 applications received in response to the Startup Awards National Series’ first-ever call for entries.

Helen Worrall and Tania Dutnell of Cardigan Bay Properties said: “We are absolutely delighted to have been shortlisted for this incredible award.  Being recognised and chosen as a finalist for the Rural Startup Award is fantastic and makes all the hard work we have both put in over the past year so worthwhile.  We have enjoyed the past year so much, running our own business has far exceeded our expectations and we look forward to helping even more people move in and around the Cardigan Bay area for many years to come.” 

Supported nationally by BT, EY, Dell & Intel, the programme will celebrate the achievements of the amazing individuals across the UK who have turned an idea into an opportunity and taken the risk to launch a new product or service.

Co-founded by the team behind the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, the new series follows the success of the Wales StartUp Awards, after organisers recognised the exceptional potential in the startup scene across the other British regions.

Professor Dylan Jones-Evans OBE, the creator of the StartUp Awards National Series, said: “​​New firms are important for generating economic prosperity, employment opportunities and innovation. Since 2016, the Wales StartUp Awards have celebrated this amazing annual contribution to our economy by entrepreneurs and the impact they have on communities across the nation.

“Given the sheer volume of phenomenal startups we’ve heard from since then, as well as the huge post-pandemic shift in people’s desires to take their career in a new direction and set up a business against the odds, we felt it was the right time to take the programme nationwide. We’ve been blown away by the standard of entries in this first year and truly look forward to crowning the winners in June.”

About Cardigan Bay Properties

Started in February 2021 by Helen Worrall and Tania Dutnell, Cardigan Bay Properties was created to bring an innovative, transparent approach to the estate agency market in West Wales, combining local knowledge, market expertise and online technology. 

Both Helen and Tania are fully qualified agents and members of the National Association of Estate Agents, with a combined 27 years of estate agency experience in West Wales. 

This in-depth understanding of the area, together with their professional, personal service is helping buyers and sellers of all types of residential and commercial properties across the region.

A key element of Cardigan Bay Properties is their combination of traditional and online estate agency services, enabling them to offer clients a more dynamic approach to buying and selling properties.

Their full range of services includes face to face or virtual appointments, accompanied viewings, marketing, interactive sales boards, video viewing tours, floor plans and more. Buyers can book a viewing at the touch of a button, while sellers get their own online property file to check viewings, offers, feedback and Rightmove stats.

Cardigan Bay Properties is also committed to giving back to the local community and in 2022 they are supporting the Alpet Poundies Rescue charity, based in Croeslan, Llandysul.

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StartUp Awards National Series

The StartUp Awards National Series is a collaboration between the founders of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards – an established programme nationally receiving over 5,000 applications annually – and the Wales Start-Up Awards, the only regional awards currently celebrating new businesses in the UK.

The StartUp Awards National Series will recognise the achievements of those amazing individuals who have had a great idea, spotted the opportunity and taken the risks to launch a new product or service.

Already established and thriving in Wales, the StartUp Awards National Series is now taking the passion and drive to celebrate new business and extending across the whole of the United Kingdom.