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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...