Our Alumni

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

  • 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.

  • Dami Abajingin

    Dami Abajingin

    Valour Magazine | Autumn 2014 | www.valourmagazine.co.uk

    Valour Magazine (www.valourmagazine.co.uk) is a women’s magazine with a Christian perspective aimed at 18‑30 year olds. The magazine component will be published quarterly and the blog component will be updated regularly.

  • Beverly Ward

    Beverly Ward

    2014 Silver Award Winner

    Vicky's Kitchen | 2014

    Vicky’s Kitchen is a newly launched Caribbean food producer which uses traditional recipes incorporating only natural ingredients and preservatives. The current range features condiments that are both familiar and new to the British food market inciting consumers to try a new addition to the chilli market.

  • Johnette’ Taylor

    Johnette’ Taylor

    | 2013 | netteleathergoods.com

    Nette’ is a leather goods company created from the talents of Californian Johnette’ Taylor. Trading in London since 2010, from a small market in East London. Johnette’ takes the inspiration from America and life in London to create a personal and well-made collection of leather goods and small accessories.

  • Emma Lanman

    Emma Lanman

    2014 Platinum Award Winner

    Van Girls | 2014 | vangirls.co.uk

    Emma Lanman is a former firefighter who started Van Girls in 2011 and has seen it gain a loyal army of customers. London-based van girls offer a reliable alternative to the traditional man and van service.

  • Julie Hannay

    Julie Hannay

    2013 Gold Award Winner

    John & Pearl | 2013 | johnandpearl.co.uk

    John & Pearl is an exciting, energetic young jewellery label producing bold statement jewellery that is unique, colourful and fun to wear.

  • 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.

  • Ade Aboaba

    Ade Aboaba

    Fit-City | Autumn 2014 | www.fit-city.co.uk

    FIT CITY Ltd develops opportunities for people to engage with and explore their urban environments through physical activity. FIT CITY is here to help you integrate exercise into your daily life to achieve your health, wellbeing, fitness and sporting event goals.

     

  • 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.

  • Ane Larsen

    Ane Larsen

    Frida Larsen | 2014 | www.fridalarsen.co.uk/

    Frida Larsen celebrates the art of dressing up, and strives to make clothes for adventurous and independent women who want to have fun expressing their personal tastes. Our 1940s and 50s inspired garments are elegant and feminine, yet at the same time are functional and allow for movement.

    www.fridalarsen.co.uk

  • 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.

  • Jennie Duck

    Jennie Duck

    Jennie Duck Holistic Therapies | 2013 | jennieduck.com

    Jennie Duck is a sports massage therapist. She enjoys working one-to-one with clients and is eager to achieve their personal goals. Jennie uses aromatherapy, deep tissue massage, clay facials and natural product workshops to help individuals keep healthy and maintain balance in their lives.

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

     

  • 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.

  • Karanjit Sandhu

    Karanjit Sandhu

    Sandhu Architects Ltd | 2013 | sandhuarchitects.com

    Sandhu Architects was formed in 2009 as a design led practice based in London. Since then the practice has worked on a number of projects ranging from Grade II listed refurbishments, new build residential, small extensions and retail design.

  • Carissa Abraham

    Carissa Abraham

    Lovely Notebooks | 2010 | lovelynotebooks.co.uk

    Lovely Notebooks is renowned for its eclectic designs and wide product range for stationery lovers at any age. The uniqueness of the range is maintained with exclusive prints and patterns all handmade in the UK.

  • Jayne Rutland

    Jayne Rutland

    Hairy Jayne | 2013 | hairyjaynehandmade.co.uk

    Hairy Jayne hair care is handmade with love. Jayne is a hairdresser who brews her own range of products with her own fair hands at a studio in Brixton. Hairy Jayne loves hair, nature and creating beautiful things.

  • 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?

  • Ronke Ige

    Ronke Ige

    Emi & Ben | 2009 | emiandben.com

    Emi & Ben is a natural skin care company specialising in body butters, handmade with 100% unrefined Shea butter. Shea butter has been used for centuries on the African continent and it was due to Ronke becoming an expectant mother that the Emi & Ben brand was born.

  • 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!

  • Arina Sprynz

    Arina Sprynz

    Rinz Sound Ltd | 2013 | rinzsound.com

    Rinz Sound are creators of distinctive 21st century designed speakers that fuse precious and innovative materials with cutting edge design.