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List of notable or famous entrepreneurs from England, with bios and photos, including the top entrepreneurs born in England and even some popular entrepreneurs who immigrated to England. If you're trying to find out the names of famous English entrepreneurs then this list is the perfect resource for you. These entrepreneurs are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known entrepreneur from England is included when available.

List is made up of a variety of people, including Paul McCartney and Simon Cowell.

This historic entrepreneurs from England list can help answer the questions "Who are some English entrepreneurs of note?" and "Who are the most famous entrepreneurs from England?" These prominent entrepreneurs of England may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected English entrepreneurs.

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Adam Hildreth


Adam Hildreth setup his first company, Dubit Limited when he was 14. Dubit Limited went onto become one of the biggest teenage websites in the UK and now markets itself as a 'Youth Marketing Agency', advising major brands on how to market their products to young people. Hildreth's latest venture is Crisp Thinking, which protects brands from social media risks such as activist attacks and develops online child protection technology. The company claims to work closely with both Internet Service Providers and child protection organisations to develop solutions that protect children and teenagers from 'online grooming'. He was reportedly worth £2m in the 2004 UK top 20 richest teens list. ...more

Age: 33

Birthplace: Leeds, United Kingdom

Alan Sugar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from England
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Alan Michael Sugar, Baron Sugar is an English business magnate, media personality, and political advisor. According to the Sunday Times Rich List 2014, Sugar has an estimated fortune of £900m, and is ranked as the 110th richest person in the UK. In 2007, he sold his remaining interest in the consumer electronics company Amstrad, his largest and best-known business venture. Sugar was chairman of Tottenham Hotspur from 1991 to 2001. Sugar appears in the BBC TV series The Apprentice, which has been broadcast annually since 2005 and is based upon the popular US television show of the same name, featuring the American entrepreneur Donald Trump. ...more

Age: 71

Birthplace: London Borough of Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Andrew James Picken (b. Dec 1980, Wimbledon, London, England) is an Australian/British entrepreneur and social entrepreneur (predominantly within the humanitarian and environmentalist spheres). ...more

Age: 38

Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom

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Andrew Regan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from England
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Andrew Regan


Andrew Regan is a British-born polar explorer and entrepreneur. He is the chief executive officer of Corvus Capital, an investment company. ...more

Age: 52

Birthplace: Manchester, United Kingdom