Our Alumni

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Nicolla Wilson

    Nicolla Wilson

    The Glamours Jam Co. | 2014

    Our business is a delicious jamilicous food business. We offer unique flavoured jams all made from scratch my 2 loving sisters. We aim to introduce new flavour combinations to the UK public hopefully over seas too.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Rosie Shaw

    Rosie Shaw

    Rosie Shaw Upholstery | 2014 | www.rosieshawupholstery.co.uk

    My services range from reupholstering and restoring furniture to creating bespoke items such as headboards, blanket boxes/ottomans and upholstered screens, all made to the customer’s specifications. As well as taking commissions, I restore and sell one‑off items using traditional techniques and materials.

  • 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.

  • Helene Patounas

    Helene Patounas

    Helene Patounas Nutrition Ltd | 2014 | helenepatounas.com

    Helene Patounas Nutrition Ltd is a specialist health and nutrition company aimed at individuals who want to perform at their optimal potential and improve their long-term health. Clients include a Formula 1 team, elite racing drivers, athletes, senior executives, and other high performing individuals.

  • 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.

  • Reah Brown

    Reah Brown

    Mareah's Patisserie | 2014

    Mareah’s Patisserie specialises in a Caribbean inspired range of high quality cakes, pastries, desserts and other confectionery treats.