Our Alumni

BA alumni from our past 5 editions have achieved an 92% success rate, despite a global recession.

  • Clover Lewis

    Clover Lewis

    Clover Lewis Swimwear | 2013 | cloverlewis.com

    Clover Lewis Swimwear create confidence-boosting swimwear for women following breast surgery and for women living with uneven breasts.

  • Bianca Miller

    Bianca Miller

    Be Styled UK | 2013 | bestyleduk.jimdo.com

    Be Styled UK are a luxury personal styling and shopping service who believe everyone has the right to look their very best.

  • Sarah Haines

    Sarah Haines

    Social Media Award Winner

    For All We Know Ltd | 2014 | www.forallweknow.co.uk

    For All We Know designs homewares and offers freelance project management. Inspired by Art and Culture we create homewares and prints for the design savvy consumer. Mixing old and new imagery and materials, we create beautiful new and up‑cycled home‑wares, which utilise modern technology and traditional skills.

  • Ingrid Marsh

    Ingrid Marsh

    Posh Patties | 2014 | poshpatties.wordpress.com

    Posh Patties was created by ex radio presenter come Caribbean Fusion Food Cook, Ingrid Marsh. Bringing traditional Jamaican Patties into the 21st century the range also includes Posh Platters which cater for for the office, home and events.

  • Anastasia Gereluk

    Anastasia Gereluk

    Ana Bon-Bon | 2013 | anabonbon.com

    Ana Bon-Bon is a Blues Cabaret Accordion Chanteuse performer, songwriter, lyricist, jump, blues ,western, swing, spirituals and vaudeville live performance artist.

  • Kate Hathway

    Kate Hathway

    2012 Gold Award Winner

    Tom and Amelia | 2012 | tomandamelia.co.uk

    Tom and Amelia gamekeeper and head nanny, and the great, great grandparents of Kate Hathway, were the inspiration behind Kate’s garden maintenance service. Through her private and commercial work, Kate continues to pass on the knowledge of the nurture of plants and people that has been passed down in generations to her.

  • Sarah Newton

    Sarah Newton

    Sarah Newton Garden Design | 2010 | sarahnewtongardendesign.com

    Sarah Newton Garden Design develop the best strategy to help optimise outdoor space for entertaining friends/family, grow food and herbs for the kitchen. 

  • Elizabeth Reynolds

    Elizabeth Reynolds

    Urben | 2014 | www.urbenstudio.com

    The world is facing the challenge of feeding, housing & satisfying consumer demands of a rapidly urbanising population. Urben aims to make cities better places and though our skills are focused on urban planning and design, we collaborate with architects, business, scientists, engineers & artists to solve urban problems.

  • Paula Owen

    Paula Owen

    Eco Action Games | 2014 | ecoactiongames.org.uk

    eco action games creates educational games and ‘playground’ events that engages the young, and young at heart, in fun and games with a serious message. We inspire and engage people to be more environmentally friendly at home, work, school and Uni. Saving the planet, and your purse, whilst having fun!

  • Nicola Herlihy

    Nicola Herlihy

    Nicola Herlihy Costumier | 2012

    Nicola Herlihy is a professional theatrical costume maker specialising in period and modern ladies and menswear. Her main clients include West End productions such as The Phantom of the Opera and WarHorse.

  • Jade Castello

    Jade Castello

    Nalla Skincare | 2014

    Nalla Skincare Ltd was created by Jade Castello and is a luxury range of skincare products for pre and post pregnancy and infants with problematic skin. Each product is enriched with natural and active ingredients to help improve skin problems.

  • Jemima Beulah

    Jemima Beulah

    JHBeulah | 2013 | jhbeulah.com

    JHBeulah is an eco-friendly womenswear brand, each item is individually handmade from vintage materials. JHBeulah strives to create unique intricately handmade jewellery using vintage and high quality materials that otherwise would have been disregarded. 

  • Ellie Laycock

    Ellie Laycock

    2012 Platinum Award Winner

    Hunted and Stuffed | 2012 | huntedandstuffed.com

    Ellie Laycock, trained artist and London-based professional photographer is also founder of Hunted and Stuffed, upcycled vintage cushions handmade from original vintage tea towels, silk scarves and rare textiles.

  • Dawn Oliver

    Dawn Oliver

    Employment Advocacy Services Ltd | 2014 | employmentadvocacyservices.co.uk

    Dawn Oliver provides a comprehensive service on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues.

  • Cleo Soazandry

    Cleo Soazandry

    2014 Social Media Superstar

    Konfikids | 2014 | konfikids.co.uk

    Konfikids believe that positive self-visualisation is key to the development of any child. Konfikids are passionate about inspiring children to achieve their wildest dream and have created inspiring products as a way to address the rise in depression amongst children.

  • Heather Shuker

    Heather Shuker

    The Image Maker | 2014 | www.heathershuker.co.uk/

    There are two strands to my business. The first is wedding (currently branded as Brighton‑Photo) and alternative wedding photography and the second is commercial event & brand photography. I like taking an alternative and creative approach to create visually interesting images; rising above the mediocre.

  • Sarah Gunn

    Sarah Gunn

    | 2014 | www.saragunn.com

    Luxury fashion jewellery. I create unique, individually made pieces of jewellery, sometimes with added meaning for the wearer through customisation or symbolic imagery. I work in leather and metals to create bold forms textured with images and patterns; current collection using skin textures, and new collection using images of London.

  • Elizabeth Adelodun

    Elizabeth Adelodun

    MindTorch | 2014 | mindtorch.co.uk

    MindTorch® is a growing community of professional scientists and doctors sharing advice, inspiration and the tools to succeed.

  • Shereen Scott

    Shereen Scott

    Everinessence | 2012 | everinessence.com

    Everinessence provide beauty treatments and massage from their treatment rooms in Balham. They offer a wide range of treatments and packages from facials to massages for men and women.

  • Stacey Robertson

    Stacey Robertson

    Dee Dee Bridal | 2012 | deedeebridal.com

    Scottish designer Stacey Robertson of Dee Dee Bridal offers vintage inspired bridal wear which evokes the glamour and romance of a bygone era. Each bridal headdress is designed and hand crafted at Stacey’s London studio.

  • Helen Cammack

    Helen Cammack

    Interests Media Ltd | 2014 | interests.me

    Interests is a free‑to‑use consumer‑facing application, enabling users to start, join and participate in private discussion groups based around interests rather than following other users. Our uniqueness lies in our ease of use on mobile devices, the relevance of our groups to users, and the value placed on users’ privacy.

  • Shruti Malani Krishnan

    Shruti Malani Krishnan

    powr of you | 2014 | www.powrofyou.com

    Shruti started her tech startup, powr of you in 2013. powr of you is an analytics platform that strings together your online presence to bring you personal insights and monetise your data.

  • Charlotte Roach

    Charlotte Roach

    Gold award winner

    Rabble | 2014 | www.joinrabble.com

    Find going to the gym a chore? But care about your health? Rabble is exercise, but funner. All of our sessions are crazy team games, inc Capture the Flag, Dodgeball, Hunger Games…Fun, flexible, friendly exercise for all. Kids play all the time, why can’t adults have fun too?

  • Helen Stewart

    Helen Stewart

    2014 Joint Gold Award Winner

    Curious Handmade | 2014 | curioushandmade.com

    Helen Stewart is the creator of Curious Handmade, a knitwear brand that brings together her love of craft, travel stories, life lessons and community.