The Leicestershire based founders of a startup that allows users to discover their local areas have been nominated for a Great British Entrepreneur award.

Sophie Hainsworth and Jason Nesbitt of Loyal Free are finalists for the ‘Disruptor of the Year’ category.

Other Leicester/shire based entrepreneurs up for an award include:

Disruptor of the Year: Mark Smith of Blaby based TruInvest.

Entrepreneurial Spirit Award:  James Graham of Odos Properties

Family Business Entrepreneur of the Year:  Bilingual Day Nursery, Ashby

Made in the UK Award: Ismay Mummery, Boy Wonder

Pivot Entrepreneur of the Year: Jo Ferreday, Sheer Edge

Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year: Luke Tobin, Digital Ethos

Start-Up Entrepreneur of the Year: Jolene Pole, Facelet

Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Megan Gamble, Hashtag Me