One Utility Bill
''We raised a seed round investment of £150k which allowed us to grow the team to 8 and establish ourselves as a leading platform in the lettings market.''
Read the full interview with Chris Dawson
Oh My Glow
''In the 7 months we’ve been launched, things have gone from strength to strength, we’ve shipped to around 45 countries already.''
Read the full interview with Natalie Diver.
Vincent Efferoth and Lukas Passia
The aim of our business is to create high quality tea experiences. It is our vision to create a new product category, which is ‘alcoholic tea’, that aims to disrupt the alcoholic beverage industry. Another objective of the company is to promote NOVELTEA internationally. We want to go beyond the North East, beyond the UK and go worldwide at some point. Hopefully sooner than later.
Read the full interview with Vincent Efferoth and Lukas Passia.
Jam Jar Cinema
''After securing finance for a full digital cinema compliant system the business has really taken off. We are now looking for a bigger and better venue and exploring opportunities of opening other venues in different towns, or a franchise model.''
Read the full interview with Dan Ellis.
Optimalpath Consulting Ltd
"We have reached over 10,000 teachers with the synthetic phonics method and have recently achieved full adoption of this method in three states in Nigeria. We are just about to set up a pilot in 6 schools in Ghana."
Read the full interview with Olubusola Eshiet
Great North Research and Innovation
Initially, the project started so we could create a test to help diagnose sepsis and make treatment easier. This project was in a purely academic form, which requires research; but if you want to drive it forward you need to have some form of funding which will come from commercial entities and enterprises who are interested enough in your project to invest.
Read the full interview with Georgios Gerardos.
Craig Hawkes and Vikas Kapil
DocYOUmentary Films Ltd
Through the use of effective story telling techniques, DocYOUmentary helps its clients to engage a target audience with a more humane and personal approach.
Read the full interview with Craig Hawkes and Vikas Kapil.
My company provides high quality Chinese-English translation. We differentiate ourselves from other competitors through our software. Our software allows customers to track and trace their project and the customer can also view the profile of everyone working on their project; such as project managers and linguists. I am a sole trader and owner of this business.
Read the full interview with Claire He.
Donzoko Brewing Company
I’m brewing a German Helles lager, which compared to the average lager in the UK, is way more malty and smooth. The hops I use come from New Zealand and are a bit more fruity than the traditional German varieties.
Read the full interview with Reece Hugill.
Is a Chinese restaurant based on a Sichuan cuisine in Newcastle city centre.
We’re hoping to be a very stable restaurant and be well known in Newcastle, which is not difficult to achieve because it’s such a small city. I also think we will be ready to move on to the next venture in about a years’ time.
Read the full interview with Joshy Jin.
Million Care Solutions
I’ve created an electronic care plan system which is to be used in residential care settings. The idea came from my experience in residential care and also my English Language degree, so I’ve combined my experience with my degree and created something that will ease communication in care.
It helps care staff to record information and the information is then used to create statistics that can be used to improve care standards.
Read the full interview with Shantelle Million.
Harriet Skinner and Melissa Whipp
Creatures of XIX
We design Activewear and Swimwear, usually with a risqué edge. Our niche market is pole dancing, and most of our apparel is geared towards the fierce and bold women that engage in both dance, pole dance & pole fitness.
Read the full interview with Harriet Skinner and Melissa Whipp.