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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Buffpod

    Buffpod

    It seems like in the world we live in today, everywhere you look there is a new business coming up. Millennials are starting up businesses at a faster rate than any generation before them. Sadly, 90% of these companies fail within 2-5 years due to various reasons such as lack of finance, poor management team, expanding too soon etc. All these factors and more can be summarized into one single issue: a lack of adequate insight and experience to grow and sustain as a 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...

  • 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...