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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Tanja Raaste

    Tanja Raaste

    Nordic Nomad Productions | 2012 | nordicnomad.com

    Nordic Nomad Productions deliver immersive, site-specific theatre, dance and new writing skills. Their workshop series ‘Business Skills for Artists’ is aimed at helping individual artists and performers progress in their careers.

  • Charlotte Fereday

    Charlotte Fereday

    Eulergy | 2014 | eulergy.com

    Eulergy believe that academic work can be used to solve real problems. They provide an online matchmaking platform that connects research (Students, Researchers and Academics) with industry (SME’s, Charities, Government/ Creative and Cultural sector) where students are rewarded for their efforts and companies can access a pool of creative minds and future employees.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Anna Hindocha

    Anna Hindocha

    Silver award winner

    Warm Glow Photo | 2014 | warmglowphoto.com/

    Warm Glow Photo is a family portraiture photography business specialising in natural, relaxed portraits of young children. I aim to communicate the sense of freedom, excitement and fun that small children approach the world with. It is very important to me that sessions are respectful and child led.

    warmglowphoto.com

  • Zoe Robson

    Zoe Robson

    2010 Platinum Award Winner

    Zed Studio | 2010 | zed-studio.com

    Zed Studio Ltd, is a design consultancy who are experts in interactive electroluminescent branding for retail and commercial environments.

  • Doriana Carlucci

    Doriana Carlucci

    Silver award winner for autumn edition

    Mind The Flat | 2014 | www.mindtheflat.co.uk

    The Mind the Flat is firmly founded on the principles of transparency, efficiency and quality. We aim to provide everything tenants and private landlords need during their rental experience, ensuring an open window on the rental market.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.