Here are some examples of postgraduates we’ve helped start a business.  We’ll be adding more soon, so please check back.
  • The Podcast Host

    The Podcast Host

    Podcasting has the power to grow any business, whether it's the production of a one-off promotional series or a long term fan-favourite show – and that’s where The Podcast Host comes in. By applying audio production, storytelling and content marketing skills to a business challenge, the company can help to grow a veritable army of brand advocates. Continue Reading...

  • Scoop Analytics

    Scoop Analytics

    These days there are a variety of news outlets bombarding you with 'Breaking News' that may or may not be timely, relevant to your interests or pertinent to your location. And when you ARE looking for breaking news, you are often sifting through various sources to find exactly what you're looking for. Scoop Analytics provides a solution to those two problems by identifying breaking news, before it breaks. Continue Reading...

  • Vuzii

    Vuzii

    Dr Andrew MacLaren received his PhD from the University of Strathclyde and, upon graduation, had an idea that he was encouraged to pursue by his friends and family. After putting together a business plan, his friend (and now business partner) Lloyd Parker helped him to take the idea forward. That idea is Vuzii: a new way to find interior design inspiration to guide you in your own home renovation journey. With Vuzii you can explore millions of properties from around the world, and see what the world thinks of your own interior style by sharing photos of your home. Since it's creation, Vuzii has received seed investment and strategic partnerships that have helped to move them forward. We chatted with founder Dr Andrew MacLaren to learn more about their entrepreneurial journey. Continue Reading...

  • Kalitasha

    Kalitasha

    Not all women have access to simple healthcare and hygiene solutions, So Liita-Iyaloo Naukushu, the founder of Kalitasha, has ambitions to tackle these issues facing women in developing countries. Continue Reading...

  • e-LIT

    e-LIT

    For most of us, using computers, laptops, smart phones, and tablets is just a part of everyday life. Things that make our daily goings on quicker and easier, and ultimately just make it simpler to get things done. The problem is, not everyone is au fait with the digital world, but Surakat Kudehinbu is trying to change that after setting up his company e-LIT. Continue Reading...

  • RAB-Microfluidics

    RAB-Microfluidics

    Aiming to revolutionise testing and analysis services, RAB-Microfluidics is developing cutting edge 'lab on a chip' technology to meet real-time testing and analysis need of businesses that depend on heavy machinery. By bringing the lab to the sample - rather than taking the sample to the lab - RAB-Microfluidics is making conventional protocols rapid and mobile. Ultimately its customers are moving from preventative to predictive maintenance - giving them the chance to diagnose early problems in machinery by monitoring the degradation from health indicators in their oils, and save money by doing so. Continue Reading...

  • RelocateGuru

    RelocateGuru

    Anyone who has ever moved to a new city knows that it can take a while to feel like a local. Nicole Blyth knows firsthand how stressful and intimidating it can be to relocate, as her family had to move house five times in two years. Upon graduating with her MSc from Robert Gordon University, Nicole decided to develop a new social platform that brings local businesses and new residents together. We spoke to Nicole about her experience in founding her business. Continue Reading...

  • MindMate

    MindMate

    MindMate is an app-based platform to assist people who live with dementia, their families and carers, to manage the condition. It makes persons with dementia more independent, improves the caring process and gives family-members a greater peace of mind. Continue Reading...

  • Oranger

    Oranger

    Every postgraduate student needs a break from their studies to let off some steam in some form of extracurricular activity - whether it's table tennis or hill walking, students want to find likeminded people to share experiences with outside of the classroom. Cheng Yang, an International Financial Analysis student at the University of Glasgow, found himself a bit stuck when it came to finding people to do things with so he created Oranger: an app that let's you explore interesting activities in your area and find people to participate with. In just a few short months, Cheng and his team have developed an app that will allow people to 'Do Whatever, Whenever.' Continue Reading...

  • Mocean Energy

    Mocean Energy

    With the draw of a market estimated to be worth around $62bn by 2050, and developing a renewable technology that could have a massive global impact by cheaply transforming sea water into fresh, Cameron McNatt couldn’t wait to turn his research into a commercial business. Continue Reading...