Beating thousands of other nominees, online education and tech entrepreneur Atif Kamran has been named as a finalist in the Businessman of the Year category by The British Muslim Awards.
In a testament to the rising importance of the digital sector, Atif, who is Co-Founder of UK-based digital currency, LEOcoin, and Chief Marketing Officer of online education company, Learning Enterprises Organisation (LEO), has been shortlisted for the prestigious award.
Winners of British Muslim Awards in previous years have included Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, Olympian Mo Farah, and Dragon’s Den investor James Caan.
Atif, who lives in London and speaks four languages, embraces British diversity, saying
This is one of my passions that drives me at LEO, that we can create a truly multinational and multicultural business.
The world needs a business that connects people and unites them in entrepreneurship.
As well as online education, LEO’s other initiatives include LEOcoin, the leading UK based digital currency, and LEOcrowd, a crowd funding platform. LEO, which has offices around the world, hundreds of thousands of members and is represented in over 140 countries across the globe.
The winners of The British Muslim Awards, which is celebrating its fifth year, will be announced on 25th January at a black tie ceremony in Leicester.
The evening will be a celebration of success as well as reflecting upon the significant role of Britain’s Muslims in society. The awards aim to recognise a wide range of achievements, covering various aspects of society, including business, charity, sport, arts and culture and much more.
Learning Enterprises Organisation Ltd (LEO) is an entrepreneurship training and education company which uses personal recommendation to introduce Members to its products and services. Established in 2012, LEO is a global company with eight offices spanning five continents, and has over 200,000 Members in more than 120 countries.
LEO has a unique programme which helps people to LEARN, with the training products it provides, EARN at the same time, by marketing these products, and also has a selection of ownership award programmes that help Members achieve their dream to OWN a successful business.
LEO’s core products are designed to help people start their own business – eLearning, eTutoring, Live Seminars and Technology, such as the revolutionary new LEO Smart 3.0 App – a groundbreaking business tool which recruits, and provides training, guidance and gifts for new Members. However, the LEO Ecosystem does not stop there, also including its own digital currency, LEOcoin, and crowdfunding platform, LEOcrowd.
LEOcoin is a decentralized digital currency that is anonymous, secure and user-friendly. Designed to be more easily understood than some digital currencies, it is projected to have a more mass market appeal. For the budding entrepreneur who lacks the funds to launch their project, LEO also provides LEOcrowd, a groundbreaking crowdfunding platform which also facilitates payment via digital currencies.