UK Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012
"Lance's entrepreneurial spirit is enshrined in the firm's culture. This has seen Markit become a leading information provider that creates value for its customers. Markit now provides customers with 1.8 million price updates every minute — increasing transparency, reducing risk and improving operational efficiency. Markit has 2,400 employees in 17 offices, and turns over more than £700m a year. We expect this business to continue to grow. He is an exceptional entrepreneur."
Welcome to Entrepreneur Of The Year
Congratulations to our UK 2012 Entrepreneur Of The Year award winners!
EY is the market leader in advising, guiding and recognising entrepreneurs and high-growth companies.
The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards programme supports and celebrates entrepreneurs – recognising that entrepreneurship and innovation drives the growth of the economy and plays a major role in job and wealth creation. Across the programme this year’s finalists are responsible for combined annual revenue of £18bn and have grown by 20% in the last year, in the UK and cross border.
This is the 26th year we have held the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year award and the 14th year we have run it in the UK. The awards now cover 93% of the global economy. That's 50 countries and 140 cities and it continues to grow each year.
We support entrepreneurs at every stage of their growth journey through our exclusive events, our extensive global network and our recently launched Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. We also help next generation entrepreneurs through our Accelerate programme.
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