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

  • 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...

  • Studio 2080

    Studio 2080

    Studio 2080

    Studio 2080 is a Sustainable Development Company currently working in the UK and Senegal - and is developing economic opportunities, raising incomes, promoting equality and protecting the environment, one community at a time in the poorest and most vulnerable regions of the world. 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...

  • Spark and Rocket

    Spark and Rocket

    With one eye on fun and the other on design and creativity, the founder and director of Spark and Rocket Ltd, has big dreams for his brave, unique and creative invention house that develops award-winning products; and with a Young EDGE win under his belt and an RSE Fellowship too, GSA graduate Michael Tougher has launched his first product, Dots, which aims to empower and enable children to create and play music. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...