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Local Business Leader Acknowledged for Impressive Growth in Wales


Local Business Leader, Mark Sweeny, has been shortlisted by the prestigious Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2023 in recognition of his success in building pioneering tech company, de Novo Solutions.

Headquartered in Langstone, South Wales, de Novo Solutions is a specialist digital technology consultancy which has honed a niche in the experience economy by ‘re-imagining the world of work’. Their core expertise lies in implementing and supporting HR, Finance, and Payroll systems, seamlessly integrating them to meet the ever-changing needs of today's modern workforce. By leveraging cutting-edge cloud technology from Oracle and ServiceNow, de Novo pioneers the delivery of data-driven personalised experiences that surpass the limitations of standardised business processes.

Officially launched in 2021 with a clear vision to help both public and private sector organisations overcome the challenges posed by outdated legacy systems through the implementation of its own innovative cloud-based solutions, Mark has already grown de Novo Solutions into a 7-figure empire and is now on track to more than double revenue by the close of 2023.

In recognition of this early growth, Mark has been shortlisted for ‘Technology Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the prestigious Great British Entrepreneur Awards, which celebrates the outstanding individuals and businesses that drive innovation, generate employment opportunities, and contribute to the growth of the UK economy.

Discussing this latest success, Mark Sweeny, Founder and CEO of de Novo Solutions, said:

“In founding de Novo Solutions, my vision was to build a brand that became synonymous with disrupting typical cloud implementation and support services, while showcasing the clear value of tech to both public and private sector organisations.

In just two years, we have successfully secured multiple long-term contracts and have developed and launched our own revolutionary industry cloud solutions which will transform how organisations operate. To be recognised for our early success by the Great British Entrepreneur Awards is a real honour and I now look forward to attending the awards ceremony in November.”

As a serial entrepreneur, de Novo is the second fast-growing tech company to be founded and developed by Mark Sweeny, following the successful development of Certus Solutions, a pioneer of Oracle Cloud solutions.

His business success has also been acknowledged by the Global Business Tech Awards in April 2023, where Mark was shortlisted for Tech Entrepreneur of the Year and de Novo Solutions was shortlisted for Best Tech Start-Up and Tech Company of the Year in the Global Business Tech Awards.

The Great British Entrepreneur Awards have become one of the most coveted accolades for entrepreneurs across the UK, celebrating the nation's diverse entrepreneurial landscape. The awards ceremony will take place on 20th November 2023 at London’s Grosvenor House, where industry leaders, innovators, and influencers will gather to celebrate the achievements of the finalists.

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