Share Your Start-Up Story – inploi By Matthew De La Hey

inploi is an on-demand jobs platform for the service economy – It uses a mobile app and web platform to connect jobseekers to employers trying to find workers for short or long term work. The London-based tech startup, set up by Matthew De La Hey and Alex Hanson-Smith, both 25, is modelled on LinkedIn’s concept but for the service […]


Share Your Start-Up Story – GetAgent

GetAgent uses property sales data – from the likes of Rightmove and Zoopla – to help homeowners choose the right estate agent who can boost the re-sale value of their property. Colby Short, 28, set up this free comparison site to solve the issue of dealing with estate agents by making their performance record more transparent to homeowners. More […]


Share Your Start-Up Story – ‘Bevy’ The Butler

Bevy is the first and only on-demand app specialised in delivering alcohol and convenience goods within 20 minutes across London. Kevin Kovar, 33, discovered Bevy as a result of attending several house parties and feeling disappointed with the low supply of alcoholic drinks available. The butler-type app is saving people’s time by placing their local shop in the […]


Share Your Start-Up Story – Fighting Alzheimer’s with ‘Javoo’

Javoo is a social network app helping Alzheimer’s sufferers keep record of their memorable moments and engage in daily activities to battle memory loss. The ingenious idea, launched last month, was discovered by two brothers Sam, 21, and Scott Rosenberg, 23, after losing their grandfather to Alzheimer’s disease in 2013. Javoo has the support of the University of Nottingham’s […]


Share Your Start-Up Story: Teaboy Games – ‘Fallen’

Teaboy Games is a games studio focused on designing unique arcade-style mobile games for all ages.  The business was set up by three graduates in 2014, all aged between 22 and 25, after meeting each other through the Games Hub scheme run by Eastern Enterprise Hub. Frazer Merrick, Scott Taylor and Aidan Randall’s first game ‘Fallen‘ hit over […]

The Great Escape Game Sheffield

Share Your Start-Up Story – The Great Escape Game Sheffield

The Great Escape Game Sheffield is an exciting live escape room experience where players have 45 minutes to crack different set of puzzles and escape from a locked room. The game, reminiscent of the Great Escape movie and voted #1 for Fun and Games by TripAdvisor, was discovered by Sheffield couple Hannah Duraid and Peter Lacole while travelling around the […]

Student-led business ''

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Student-led business ‘’ solves other student’s problems to make university life stress free.  The founder, 28 years old Martin Hedley, is a current student at Manchester Business School – His innovative idea gathers information relevant to students and makes it accessible on one platform. was launched in May 2015 and has over 150 student users from different universities across […]

Design for Me

Share Your Start-Up Story: Design Dating with Design for Me

Design for Me is an innovative online platform matchmaking home-owners with the right architect, interior or garden designer for their job. Emily Barnes, 31-year-old from London, launched Design for Me early last year and now has over 1000 users growing daily. What is Design for Me? It works much like an online dating site. Home-owners post their details […]