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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • EuroBiotix CIC

    EuroBiotix CIC

    Faecal matter – granted it’s not the nicest of topics to talk about, but when you consider it as part of a technique that’s being championed by a University of Aberdeen student that could help fight an infection that affects around 15,000 people in the UK every year – it doesn’t seem quite, well, icky! 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...

  • 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...

  • Amolingua

    Amolingua

    At just 24, Ekaterina (or Kate) Matveeva has completed her MA, can speak seven languages, runs a business that employs two people (with a further 40 associates worldwide), and has been names UK Business Woman of the Year by GradFactor. Not only that, the University of St Andrews graduate’s company was named among 20 of the world’s hottest start-ups in 2015 by CNBC, and was recognised as one of 100 Best UK Start-Ups by thePitch 2015, so let’s find out a bit more about how Kate came to be an entrepreneur… 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...

  • UniJobApp

    UniJobApp

    When Zane Powell graduated from the University of Dundee, he found the job seeking process to be extremely difficult and dull. Seeing an opportunity to shake up student recruitment, he partnered with Lewis Pour (Glasgow Caledonian University) to bring to life a solution they called UniJobApp. UniJobApp is an innovative app and website dedicated to helping students and graduates find jobs. Zane and Lewis have already seen success in advance of their mid-2017 launch and have secured an investment package worth £125,000. We spoke with Zane to learn more about UniJobApp and his entrepreneurial journey. 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...