This year's winner was Rafet Mustafa and his company, Tigris Bilservice in Malmö. Rafet Mustafa was born in 1973, and came to Sweden from Iraq in 2001.
Tigris Bilservice EF was established in 2006 and offers services, fault-tracing as well as car repairs. The company has both corporate clients as well as individual customers.
Tigris Bilservice in Malmö has, based on conscious and painstaking preparation work, established and built up a company that is now in the middle of an exciting phase of development.
This year's recipients of the award have something in common in that the founders of both companies, despite coming to Sweden at different times, were quick to show initiative when finding themselves unemployed by starting up their own companies.