Parentskool C.I.C. has been nominated and won some great awards and competitions. Here they are, in chronological order.
Parentskool won a fantastic prize in the Start-up Story 2013 competition. Our story was right up there with high tech, high profit startups but we clearly resonated with many parents. We chose some custom designed content with the fab team at M2Bespoke and will be benefiting from their time and input soon! Thanks guys!
Sarah Watkins battled it out on the “dragons den” pitching against 4 other fab social enterprises, and WON! This Impact Den event was hosted by the amazing crew at the HUB Westminster, and the prizes include: 2 months free unlimited membership at the Impact Hub Westminster (Value £790) for one individual, Global visibility, Free consulting on business model and messaging, to help attract investors / customers, ½ day branding/messaging consultancy from Mike Pitts – Founder of Marketing Fundamentals Limited, Free attendance at invite-only networking events and Introduction to potential investors, including the Start Up Loans Company.
Sarah Watkins, MD of Parentskool WON the coveted Brighton and Sussex Business Mother of the Year Award – VENUS BRIGHTON & SUSSEX. Sarah decided to do something a bit different and penned a mum-rap for her submission. You can see the winning pitch video on You Tube here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QImDB8C0a4.
Parentskool is nominated for the Best pre-natal/post-natal class in the 2013 What’s on 4 Little Ones Awards.
Parentskool wins the Local Business Accelerator Award – prize of a substantial advertising campaign and a local business mentor. Following our pitch to the Judges in January, we were ecstatic to receive this award which will allow Parentskool to utilise the Newsquest Groups significant local media network to promote our classes!
Parentskool wins the 2012/2013 SE-ASSIST programme, a unique and innovative joint approach that aims to connect local businesses with social enterprises. Supported by a fantastic team at Legal & General, the award includes financial assistance, an interest-free loan as well as a committed business mentor.
Parentskool is nominated for the Best Start Up in the Mumpreneurs Awards.