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Young Entrepreneurs Abroad – Startup Story Of Ojay’s Travels

Nigerian-based travel and tourism company – Ojay’s Travels – connects people from different cultural backgrounds to meet and socialise together through the art of wanderlust. Founder – Hans Omang and Akwon Otu. Launch Date – 2012 Country – Abuja, Nigeria Success Story – The founders also own another business ‘O-jay Suites & Hotels‘, and both […]

startup story of eSolidar

Young Entrepreneurs Abroad – Startup Story of eSolidar

Online charity platform eSolidar, used by the likes of Elton John and Katy Perry, helps people shop, sell and donate easily to their favourite charitable causes. Founder – Marco Barbosa, 28 years-old. Launch Date – May 2014 Country – Portugal Success Story – eSolidar has achieved over 120% growth in the past 9 months and it’s […]

StyleBank

Young Entrepreneurs Abroad – Startup Story of StyleBank

StyleBank is an online fashion rental service offering women the opportunity to rent trendy clothes from around the world instead of buying them. Founders – Bhavna Suresh, 27, and Aina Barker, 31, (co-founder) Launch Date – February 2016 Country – Bangalore, India. Success Story – Has crossed over 1,000 transactions within four months of launching in February. Tell us […]

CrunchBoards

Young Entrepreneurs Abroad – Startup Story of CrunchBoards

CrunchBoards is a forecasting and planning tool helping small businesses across the globe use their financial data to plan better for the future. Founders – Amy Harris (28) and Hannah McIntyre (39). Launch Date – Set up in 2014. Country – Sydney, Australia. Funding – Privately funded. Customers – 11,500+ customers in nearly 100 countries (Has offices in London […]

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Share Your Start-Up Story – Weroom

Making an impact in the sharing economy – Weroom is an online flatsharing marketplace giving people  a stress-free experience of sharing a flat. Thomas Villeneuve created Weroom after a bad experience of sharing a flat, which inspired him to see tenants given a lot more choice in how they rent. Weroom concept took off in Paris in 2013 […]

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Editorial Spotlight – Timothée Le Quesne’s Energysquare Invention

This week’s editorial spotlight falls on Timothée Le Quesne’s Energysquare invention reforming the way we charge our smart devices. The technology behind Energysquare charges multiple smart devices at the same rate as a traditional plug – It is also water-resistant and shatter-proof. The user simply access the energy via a sticker at the back of their device. Timothée Le Quesne, 22, […]