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Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 program - About

As the Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) program kicks off today, help us build a better working world by recognizing India's outstanding entrepreneurs. With the EOY 2016 India program, EY celebrates 18 years of outstanding entrepreneurial achievements with the aim of recognizing inspirational achievers and sharing their stories with the world.

Entrepreneurs are visionaries who drive business excellence to new heights, change the face of industries, create jobs and contribute to the vibrancy of communities.

The EOY program salutes and celebrates such entrepreneurs and their spirit.

The award has, over the years, honored more than 140 exemplary men and women, who have played a pivotal role in India's ascent in the global business sphere.

Do you know an entrepreneur who has gone the extra mile?

We are waiting to uncover many more exceptional stories. Yours could be the one!

Make your move. Apply now!

Submit your online nomination

Submit your online nomination for the EOY India 2016 awards program. Nominations open till 16 August!

Download the EOY 2016 nomination brochure

Submit your online nomination

EOY 2015 winners

Introducing the innovative game changers – the most exceptional entrepreneurs who have placed India on the path of progress with their bold vision, innovation and exemplary performance. Read their exceptional entrepreneurial stories.

EOY 2015 winners

Program details

It all begins with the nomination process. To be eligible to receive an award, the nominee must be an owner/manager primarily responsible for the recent performance of a company that is at least two years old. Founders of public companies are eligible, provided the founder is still active in the top management. Find out more.

Programme details

Sponsors and media

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Standard Chartered Bank is India's largest international bank with 100 branches in 43 cities, a combined customer base of around 2 million retail customers and around 2500 corporate and institutional relationships. Key client segments include Corporate & Institutional Banking, Commercial & Private Banking as well as Retail Banking.

We are a leading international banking group, with more than 86,000 employees and a 150-year history in some of the world’s most dynamic markets. We bank the people and companies driving investment, trade and the creation of wealth across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, where we earn around 90 per cent of our income and profits. Our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, Here for good. Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India.

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Sponsors and media

Videos

Watch the inspiring videos of EOY winners and finalists as they share their exceptional business stories with the world.

Videos

Hall of fame

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Hall of Fame is an elite corps of men and women who have been recognized for their exceptional entrepreneurial achievements. For 18 years now EY has been celebrating ingenuity in India through the Entrepreneur Of The Year program. The program has recognized more than 140 outstanding entrepreneurs for their vision, innovation, courage, and leadership in building and growing successful businesses — that influence the way we live, the products and services we depend on, and the economic vibrancy of our local communities and global markets.

Hall of fame

Photo gallery

Catch glimpses of the annual EOY India awards celebrations over the years, which capture some of  the most captivating entrepreneurial journeys of our time.

Photo gallery

Our team

EY - Farokh Balsar
Farokh Balsara

EOY Program Leader - India
Entrepreneur Of The Year

EY - Sunaina Uppal
Sunaina Uppal

EOY Program Manager - India
Entrepreneur Of The Year
+91 124 464 4088
eoy.india@in.ey.com