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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...