Our Alumni

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

  • 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.

  • Victoria Walford

    Victoria Walford

    Victorious Baking | 2012

    Victorious Baking produce delicious, fresh, naturally sweet 25-calorie treats that are gluten, dairy, soy and nut-free, with low fat and no added sugar.

  • Vicky Forrester

    Vicky Forrester

    Flux Studios | 2013 | fluxstudios.org

    Flux Studios provide opportunities for anyone wishing to explore and develop their jewellery making skills. Their jewellery school provides a range of daytime and evening classes taught in an exciting and creative environment.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Clare Waldron

    Clare Waldron

    Clare Waldron ~ Yoga. Creativity. Life | 2014 | www.clarewaldron.com

    I help people to create a space for inner healing, reconnection, peace and empowerment through yoga and art workshops. I offer public and private classes, and I have an online membership area with courses for people who would like to delve deeper and practice at home.

     

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Nicky Doodson

    Nicky Doodson

    2013 Silver Award Winner

    Nicky Doodson Flowers Ltd | 2013 | nickydoodson.com

    Nicky Doodson Flowers combine enormous passion and creative flair, with a wealth of experience working for some of London’s top florists. Nicky’s successful background in sculpture, love of art, fashion, interiors and current trends create an imaginative and enthusiastic approach to her designs.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Susanne Hakuba

    Susanne Hakuba

    Susanne Hakuba Photography | 2012 | susannehakuba.com

    Susanne Hakuba is a freelance photographer based in London. Her main focus is on commercial, portrait, editorial and documentary photography.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.