Flying Duck Studio Lab takes flight as StartUp Awards winner

Member News  |  30 May 2023

The Hebden-based studio was awarded the Rising Star award at the prestigious StartUp Awards 2023 finals on May 11th.

Flying Duck Studio Lab, a rising start-up in the creative industry, has achieved a remarkable feat by emerging as the Rising Star at the StartUp Awards 2023 finals, held in the North East, Yorkshire and Humber. Led by their Creative Director, Alixe Lobato, Flying Duck Studio Lab showcased their exceptional creativity and captured the hearts of the judges during the event.

The StartUp Awards, established in 2022, serve as a platform to celebrate the success of start-ups across the United Kingdom, while recognising the achievements of entrepreneurs across various sectors. It pays homage to those who dare to dream big, seize opportunities, and fearlessly launch innovative products and services, acknowledging them as trailblazers in their respective fields.

The finals of the StartUp Awards took place at the Boiler Shop in Newcastle. With 33 awards presented to emerging businesses, including categories like Consumer Services StartUp, Rebel StartUp of the Year, and Social Enterprise StartUp of the Year, the event buzzed with innovation and entrepreneurial spirit.

In the second year of the North East, Yorkshire, and Humber StartUp Awards, we have seen yet again the incredible contribution of new businesses to job creation, innovation, and prosperity across the whole of this entrepreneurial nation. It’s been an honour and a pleasure to read the stories of those individuals from across the North East, Yorkshire, and the Humber who have spotted the opportunity and taken the risk to launch their own venture, especially at a time when the economy is still fragile after the Covid pandemic.

Professor Dylan Jones-Evans OBE, Creator of the StartUp Awards

Flying Duck Studio Lab has become synonymous with ethical and inclusive practices, driven by their team of positive ducks. Specialising in animation and design, they unleash a boundless wave of creativity and technical expertise, leaving audiences in awe of their characters and storytelling.