New list identifies businesses and individuals capable of riding out the recession. Adam Arnold of Smarter Group Ltd. is identified as a rising star.
London, Dec 2008 – As the government implements measures to bolster the economy, a new list identifies some of the individuals who are still succeeding and growing their businesses thanks to their ingenuity, incredible work ethic and ability to leverage trends and creativity.
The list is made up of names which have been awarded a place on the Courvoisier The Future 500 (CVTF500) network.
One of the names singled out is Adam Arnold, CEO and Founder of Smarter Group Ltd. Through his company, Adam Arnold provides help and support to young entrepreneurs, as well as launching his own businesses in something he calls “branded entrepreneurship”.
Adam Arnold launched SmarterHousing in August 2005, aged just 22, and the company is now responsible for over 200 high quality student houses and apartments, alongside a growing residential letting and sales business. Keen to build up a portfolio of businesses, Adam Arnold has recently launched SmarterHotels, SmarterHolidays and SmarterNights. With a further 5 businesses in the pipeline, Adam Arnold is certainly an entrepreneur of the future.
The CVTF500 network, founded in 2007, is one of the UK’s leading and most dynamic professional networks, recognising and rewarding the country’s most innovative business brains and creative talent. Adam Arnold has been hand-picked by a high profile judging panel of leading entrepreneurs. The judges have screened hundreds of applications from a variety of business and creative sectors.
Judge Reed Paget, CEO of Belu Water, says, “We were looking for extraordinarily smart and passionate people, with ideas both clever and well thought through. Adam Arnold, CEO of the Smarter Group Ltd. genuinely stood out and has the potential to really take off, even in this economic climate.”