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  Earlier this month, Kintsugi won the 'Digital Star' award at The Small Awards, an event organised by Small Business Britain to celebrate the work of small businesses that can often go unnoticed. We were delighted to win and to see other brilliant companies pick up recognition for their ideas and innovations. But that wasn't the only thing we were pleased about. Small Business Britain used the awards ceremony to showcase their new d:Entrepreneur campaign; a campaign designed to tell the stories of businesses led by disabled entrepreneurs. The campaign's website explains: "There are 14 million disabled people in the...

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In the twilight zone between Christmas and New Year, many of us will be looking forward to the promise of a fresh start. The unblemished oasis of 2020 is on the horizon.   But before we start visualising how the year ahead will play out, it can be useful to reflect on the one that's coming to an end.  For Kintsugi, 2019 has been a year of fairly extreme ups and downs. It's probably similar for any startup, not least those in markets that are also still developing. So today, I'll be looking back over our first year of trading and sharing some of...

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The Great British Entrepreneur Awards (GBEAs) recently announced its regional finalists across eight geographical areas and 13 categories. Happily for us, founder Emma was nominated - and shortlisted - as a finalist in the 'Entrepreneur for Good' category for the North West.  Speaking about her win, Emma commented: "This is such a brilliant boost. Kintsugi is such a new, young company and I'm acutely aware of how fragile this stage of business growth is. "Being shortlisted in the 'Entrepreneur for Good' category has refocused me - and everyone else working to make Kintsugi successful - on our original goals and vision. I'm...

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