16th November
Entry Deadline
7th December
Shortlists announced
3rd January
7th February
Award ceremony

Louis-James Davis, VST Enterprises

Judging Business Development and Entrepreneur

Louis-James Davis is a leading young entrepreneur, CEO and founder of VST Enterprises, a pioneering cybersecurity firm. He has brought various concepts to market that will revolutionise the banking sector with a focus around consumer interaction and security, and will eliminate counterfeiting by boosting physical/digital asset traceability.

Formerly a professional musician on an international stage, Louis-James retired from rock in 2009 after an illness took him away from mainstream performance. He turned his passion for technology into entrepreneurial momentum, and has developed a scannable code that’s making strides in the fight against counterfeit, fraud and money laundering.

A unique young leader in the industry, Louis-James is an in-demand speaker on entrepreneurship, technology and cybersecurity, and has spoken at many exhibitions and conferences on behalf of VST Enterprises, MIDAS, UK Trade & Investment and the Manchester Universities.


Louis-James is a dedicated philanthropist, committed to helping the next generation gain entrepreneurial skills whatever their background. He is a primary supporter of numerous initiatives that help underprivileged or under-supported businesses struggling to find a platform for their enterprise to access channels for contacts, investment and growth.

Louis-James was awarded an ambassadorship within Science & Technology and has also become the Creative, Digital & Health Care Technology Ambassador for the Manchester Metropolitan University.

Louis-James is also Ambassador for KidScan Children’s Cancer Trust, Cancer Research UK and Forever Manchester.


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