Our Alumni

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

  • 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.

  • Sinead Koehler

    Sinead Koehler

    Crafty Fox Market | 2013 | craftyfoxmarket.co.uk

    Sinead Koehler created Crafty Fox Market in September 2010. Crafty Fox Markets take place seasonally in London. Each carefully curated event includes designer-maker stalls, workshops, DJs and drinks. Sinead also runs Crafty Fox Talks – a series of speaker led evening events for creatives.

     

     

     

  • 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.

     

     

  • 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.

  • Emily Williamson

    Emily Williamson

    South London Sling Library | 2013 | southlondonslings.co.uk

    South London Sling Library provide professional sling and baby carrier demonstrations, classes and hire. They also give helpful, impartial and knowledgable carrying advice for all parents and carers; bump to toddler and beyond.

  • Cleo Soazandry

    Cleo Soazandry

    2014 Social Media Superstar

    Konfikids | 2014 | konfikids.co.uk

    Konfikids believe that positive self-visualisation is key to the development of any child. Konfikids are passionate about inspiring children to achieve their wildest dream and have created inspiring products as a way to address the rise in depression amongst children.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

  • 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.

  • Chloe Morais

    Chloe Morais

    Cheeky Suds | 2012 | cheekysuds.co.uk

    Cheeky Suds create handmade novelty soaps, bath and body cosmetics with the majority of products being vegan friendly.

  • 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.

  • Victoria Holt

    Victoria Holt

    2012 Silver Award Winner

    Fred and Ginger Ltd | 2012 | fredandginger.com

    Fred & Ginger London produce exclusive and timeless lingerie designed by Victoria Holt and currently selling in some of the worlds best boutiques and department stores including Selfridges London.

  • 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.

  • Gerlinde Gniewosz

    Gerlinde Gniewosz

    KO-SU | 2012 | ko-su.com

    KO-SU is the innovative mobile learning platform that enables anyone and everyone to teach, train and learn via mobile devices.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

  • 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.