Venus Awards

Recognising Local Business Women

NatWest Venus Awards Devon New Media and Online Business Award Semi-finalists

Plymouth Science Park New Media & Online Business Award Semi Finalists

Plymouth Science Park is a world-class office, research and laboratory environment that provides the space, flexibility and support for technology, digital and science businesses to accelerate their growth and success. Its community of 70 businesses employing upwards of 800 people, combines to create one of the South West’s most desirable working environments.

Excelling in social media or with 50%+ business online

Donna Baker – HERE FOR A POUND LTD – Looking for an online business opportunity in 2010, Donna came across Australia’s top ecommerce website and wanted to offer UK customers the same off price shopping experience.  Within 5 months Here For A Day launched! Sales to date are £1.2 Million+

Phillippa Goodwin – The Essential Personal Assistant Ltd – Phillippa is passionate about her business, her two teenage daughters, long walks on the South Devon Coast Path with her dog Mollie, friends and family, growing the family\’s food, live music events and fitting in as many holidays as she can.

Rebecca Garrett – Rebecca Garrett Media – Rebecca Garrett is the founder of the business. Having run a similar business in London for 20 years, Rebecca sold the business and moved down to Devon with her family.  Three years ago she decided to set the business up again.

Rachel Passmore (Bloom) – Lafeenoire Maternity – Rachel is a dedicated WAHM with a passion for pregnancy, maternity and baby industry. A career in sales including retail and Executive recruitment and then online sales and marketing of her innovative pregnancy product on

Louise Pasterfield – Sponge UK –Louise founded Sponge UK in 2004 and has grown the business significantly at its Plymouth base since then. Now employing more than 35 people and recruiting for dozens more, Sponge UK is continuing to grow and is on target to exceed £2m in turnover for the first time in 2014.”

Venus Awards Devon Semi-Finalists Evening Group shot


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