Our Alumni

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

  • 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.

  • Emma Roberts

    Emma Roberts

    Big Voice Management | 2014 | bigvoicemanagement.com

    Big Voice is a PR & Comms agency. I focus on storytelling and content creation. I believe a brand without a story is a house without a foundation. Brands need a story to personalise themselves and create long standing relationships with the consumer.

  • Lesley Brewster

    Lesley Brewster

    2012 Silver Award Winner

    Hotminute Magazine | 2012 | hotminutemag.co.uk

    Hotminute Magazine is an online events and lifestyle publication – a quick fix capsule of all things hot and happening in London.

     

  • Endy McKay

    Endy McKay

    Outspoken Arts | 2012 | outspokenarts.com

    Outspoken Arts is a Community Interest Company that empowers and inspires people through engagement with performing arts and media. All workshops are delivered by TV actors and working industry professionals to produce high quality performance based workshop packages.

  • Sunita Dhokia

    Sunita Dhokia

    Maitri Natural Health Centre | 2012 | maitrihealth.com

    Maitri Natural Health Centre are a passionate group of natural health experts committed to helping and educating their community on the benefits of natural and holistic living.

  • Natalie Jonk

    Natalie Jonk

    Walacea | 2014 | www.walacea.com

    Walacea is a crowd funding platform specifically for scientific research. The ultimate goals are to help more research get funded and to engage the public in research that is important to them. This might be environmental, related to a rare disease or a new technology.

  • Rose Fullbright

    Rose Fullbright

    Rose Fullbright | 2014 | rosefulbright.com

    The Rose Fulbright label is a British luxury lingerie and lifestyle brand who produce sleek, sensual lingerie and loungewear. They are committed to supporting ethical and sustainable practice in business.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Rebecca Gregory

    Rebecca Gregory

    2014 Joint Gold Award Winner

    thinking bob | thinkingbob.co.uk

    Thinking Bob is a social club for people who want to spark fun and serendipity into their social lives. In a city of millions, find others who share your love of cerebral fun and the random, spontaneous bits of life that will ensure you’re never tired of London.

  • Sarah Bishop

    Sarah Bishop

    | 2014 | www.gardenin.co/

    GardenIn makes beautiful indoor gardens that are self-sustaining. Our gardens are radically easy to use ‑ they require no assembly and little maintenance. Change the water only once every three weeks, and enjoy fresh, organic herbs year‑round.

  • 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.

  • Polly Waite

    Polly Waite

    Polliander (changing to The Old Bike Shed ‑ re branding) | 2014 | www.polliander.com

    I source, buy, re‑design, restore and sell pieces of furniture. I’m starting to design and make a small made to order range. My work is sold in Lovely & British on Bermondsey St and through my website. I also do commissions for other people, restoring their modern and antique furniture.

  • Kirstin Evans

    Kirstin Evans

    A Grape Night In | 2012 | agrapenightin.co.uk

    A Grape Night In is a pop-up wine company who create exciting, unconventional wine events around London and the South East, from pop-up wine bars to wine tastings in your home.

  • Ursula Bowerman

    Ursula Bowerman

    Project Dare | 2014 | projectdare.co.uk

    Project Dare (P.D.) challenges women to adore their bodies and radiate confidence by taking on daring tasks that increase self-esteem and teach self-compassion whilst celebrating the body, having fun & feeling fabulous.

  • Kerry O’Brien

    Kerry O’Brien

    2009 Gold Award Winner

    London Urban Arts Academy | 2009 | londonurbanartsacademy.org

    London Urban Arts was founded by award winning artist Kerry O’Brien (aka Lady MC) through a passion for the arts combined with a desire to work with young people. The Academy provides opportunities for individuals and groups to access a range of arts and media programmes regardless of their background or experience.

  • Ruth Dronfield

    Ruth Dronfield

    ATLANTIC KITCHEN | 2014 | atlantickitchen.co.uk

    We import wildcrafted organic seaweed from Atlantic shores of Ireland and France and package it for use in restaurants and in home cooking. We also conceive, develop and produce ready to eat products which showcase the flavours and versatility of seaweed.

  • Robyn Parker

    Robyn Parker

    Archie Mac London | 2014 | www.archiemaclondon.co.uk

    Archie Mac London create bespoke textile designs and custom handmade products, tailored to the story of their clients. With fabrics printed in the UK and handmade in London, Archie Mac work to create opportunities for local people by making use of talents within the community.

  • Alice Walters

    Alice Walters

    Platinum award winner

    The Turpentine | 2014 | www.theturpentine.com

    The Turpentine Ltd is a new creative hub based in the heart of Brixton. We sell a hand picked mix of design led indie craft, art prints and giftware as well as a hosting a wide range of evening and weekend art workshops and courses. The Turpentine were the autumn winners of Brand Amplifier 2014.

     

     

  • 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.

  • Patricia Curmi

    Patricia Curmi

    Curious-Kid | 2014 | www.curious-kid.org

    A social enterprise that helps charities tell their stories in powerful ways. We support children’s charities to create participatory (kid‑approved) campaigns and create truly accessible publications. We help charities reach donors, supporters and service users, so they can carry on delivering amazing transformations in young people’s lives.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Naheed Afzal

    Naheed Afzal

    Contracts IT | 2014 | contractsit.com

    Naheed Afzal co-founded and established Contracts IT, a leading IT Recruitment Consultancy offering a consultative approach to Staffing Solutions at Permanent & Contract levels.