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Jason Foster, Cynozure Founder & CEO, named Entrepreneur of the Year at The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards for the Services Industries in London

LONDON – 22 November 2023 – Cynozure, a leading data, analytics and AI company, today announced that Founder & CEO, Jason Foster, has been named the 2023 Entrepreneur of the Year for the Services Industries in London.

Recognised annually as one of the most prestigious accolades in the entrepreneurial world, The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards received over 5,000 applications this year alone.

The judges commented: “Cynozure’s business journey is a testament to their steadfast determination and adherence to core values. This exceptional entry demonstrates not onlv remarkable talent in its principal offerings but also a profound engagement with the wider business community and its people.”

Francesca James, founder of The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards, said: “I am thrilled to witness the extraordinary achievements of this year’s winners. Their success stories are a testament to the dynamic and innovative spirit that thrives within UK entrepreneurship. These inspiring entrepreneurs embody the creativity, determination, and passion that are at the heart of our nation’s business success. Their accomplishments not only celebrate their own journeys but also light the way for future generations of innovators and business leaders”.

Jason Foster, Cynozure Founder & CEO added: “Thank you to Francesca, James and judges at Great British Entrepreneur Awards for this recognition. It’s such an honour to be part of this group of brilliant entrepreneurs who are really pushing boundaries and driving change. And, of course, a huge thank you to all the crew at Cynozure for all their hard work and commitment, and to our clients for their trust and partnership – they’re all at the heart of what created this recognition.”


About Cynozure

Cynozure is a leading data, analytics and AI company that helps organisations to reach their data potential. The company works with its clients on data and AI strategy, data management, data architecture and engineering, analytics and AI, data culture and literacy, and change management and leadership. Cynozure also produces one of the most listened to Podcasts in the industry – Hub & Spoken – featuring leading experts in data and analytics technology. Its exclusive members club, the CDO Hub, provides global data leaders a forum to collaborate, share, learn and grow. Cynozure has offices in the U.K., the U.S., and Europe and serves clients around the world. The company was named one of The Sunday Times’ fastest-growing private companies in 2022 and 2023 and named the Best Place to Work in Data by DataIQ in 2023. For more information, visit


About The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards

The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards celebrate and champion entrepreneurs across the UK, building communities to support their endeavours at various stages of their journey.

With stiff competition and a history of recognising businesses that become household names, the awards are a beacon of excellence in the entrepreneurial landscape.


Editor’s Notes:

About the Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards:

The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards are more than just an awards programme. Known as the ‘Grammys of Entrepreneurship,’ the awards have become a community that supports, celebrates, and champions entrepreneurs at various stages of their journey. With more than 5,000 entries annually, the awards aim to discover and recognise the brilliance within the entrepreneurial business community across the UK.


Previous Winners:

The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards have a strong track record of identifying exceptional entrepreneurs across nine nations and regions before they become household names. Beyond those mentioned in the release, previous winners include Johnny & Pauline Paterson of Dr PawPaw, Hannah & Sophie Pycroft of Spectrum Collections, Philip Belmont of Zilch, Justin Basini of ClearScore, Lizzie Carter of Only Curly, and Dave Linton of MadLUG. These entrepreneurs have been transformative forces in their respective sectors, paving the way for innovation and job creation.



The awards are judged by a panel of some of the UK’s most successful entrepreneurs and business leaders, including the founders of Specsavers, Poundland, and Innocent.


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