Engine Shed founder secures spot on Sunday Times top entrepreneurs list

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Nick Sturge

Director of Bristol’s iconic Engine Shed, Nick Sturge, has been announced in the Sunday Times prestigious Maserati 100 index.

The index is made up of Britain’s most successful philanthropists, investors, mentors, advisors and entrepreneurs who are supporting the next generation of business talent.

Nick has committed years to the collaboration platform Engine Shed and running the award-winning SETsquared business incubation centre. Engine Shed is a collaboration between Bristol City Council and University of Bristol, whilst SETsquared was set up by the university and is based at Engine Shed, in the heart of the Enterprise Zone.

The business leader has been recognised for engaging school children in the world of work, as he drives forward the mission to stimulate long-term sustainable and inclusive economic growth.

Nick Sturge commented: “It’s incredible to be featured in the Maserati 100 for the second year in a row, and alongside such established and reputable leaders. I work with inspiring people every day and I continue to be impressed by the diversity and talent in this region that help create our ecosystem.”

The diverse list features a high calibre of vibrant entrepreneurs, who not only help contribute to the growing UK economy, but also provide much needed support to tomorrow’s business leaders.

The South West gained fantastic recognition with 7 of the innovators and disruptors named in the list originating from the Bristol & Bath area, whilst the technology industry made up over 25% of the index.

Iain Dey, serial Sunday Times Business Editor said: “Business disruption has allowed start-up entrepreneurs to turn the tables on big business through innovation.”

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