Co Founder of Blue Ventures Tom Savage was announced as winner of the Young Social Entrepreneur of the year award in the Edge Upstarts awards 2007. (

The awards, started in 2001, showcase businesses that offer innovative and sustainable solutions to social issues celebrating social enterprises, such as Blue Ventures, that have a socially beneficial purpose.

Ed Miliband, Minister for the Cabinet Office, presented the awards at a ceremony at St James’s Palace on the 10th May 2007.

Tom was highly acclaimed for his drive and ambition in setting up not only Blue Ventures but also Travelroots and the website

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