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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...