Problem: houses aren't square. This makes cutting coving and skirting difficult, even for pros. Solution: TrigJig, a British-built, precision hand tool that measures and guides cuts to 0.1°. It saves labour and wastage, but improves the finish. Interested? So is one of the UK’s largest hardware retailers. We’ll be on their shelves by spring.
In 2013 £565m was spent by UK broadcasters on original drama. Chrysalis aims to be a specialised drama producer, with intention to develop, produce and distribute long-running multi-season drama series to address this market. The founding team previously built an independent TV production group with an annual turnover of £90m and are looking to repeat this success with a team including Luke Johnson of Pizza Express and Channel 4.
1Rebel is the latest successful fitness venture from the team that founded Fitness First and Jatomi Fitness and was voted by GQ Magazine as the best gym in London this year using the now infamous accolade of “King of Gyms”.
Described as “Strava for the Game of Thrones crowd”, Run An Empire is a strategy running game for mobile that’s based in the real world. Players compete to own the most territory in their neighbourhood by physically running around it. Having raised successfully on Kickstarter, Run An Empire has already had 6,000 runs logged across 5 continents, and was created by the team at Pan Studio who have delivered projects for Microsoft, M&S and TEDx
ONGallery publishes and sells authentic, affordable, limited edition art and photography online. It offers an alternative to expensive and intimidating galleries by connecting enthusiasts who love art, with artists who create great art, at prices they can afford. Founded by former professional photographer Peter Neilson. Shareholders include chairman Sir John Hegarty - of advertising giant BBH, and leading venture capitalist Tom Teichman.
Crowdfunder UK is a rewards-based crowdfunding platform. Supported by a network of national and local partners including Nesta and Plymouth University, they connect projects with communities to make great ideas happen.
Faction Skis is one of the fastest-growing ski and outdoor clothing brands in the world. Founded by Australian product designer Tony McWilliam and American entrepreneur Alex Hoye, today Faction skis and outdoor clothing have won over 50 awards for quality and innovation and are sold in 25 countries around the world.
The Aussie inspired company was est. in 2012, has 5 central London locations and is projected to deliver £3m in sales in FY16 and increasing to £7m by FY20. Last year sales grew by 188% to £1.7m on the back of 2 new sites and improved performance.
Alexi is an app that each week offers its members a hand-picked selection of the very best books – all chosen by their curators, who are some of the most creative minds of our time. For £1.99 a week (less than the cost of a Sunday newspaper or a single cup of coffee), Alexi members will have access to nearly 800 titles a year. Alexi has already been featured as a ‘Best New App’ by the Guardian.
Empiribox is as an engaging way primary school children can learn science, as a form of hands-on learning and investigation! For teachers, it aims to be innovative and ground-breaking, integrating a novel approach to teaching support and learning, with access to the equipment needed to 'enthral' a classroom.
EarlyBird, a subscription snacking service, is in Liquidation and is unfortunately no longer trading.
Chilango is an award-winning chain of quick-service Mexican restaurants. Based in London, but opening up in cities around the world.
Founded by Monty Halls, one of the UK’ best known adventure presenters, writers and broadcasters, Seadog Productions aims to produce world class television and video content targeting a national and international audience. Based in the South West, our plan is to create a regional centre of excellence, to ultimately create television programmes and films that will be in demand on a global scale.
InYourStride is the ADAPTIVE Training Platform that focuses 100% on getting you to the start line - prepared, motivated and ready to have an amazing race day. It creates a custom training plan based on your fitness level, target time and your event. You can fit the plan around YOUR SCHEDULE, and then it uniquely ADAPTS as you progress through your own unique training plan. InYourStride is for runners of all abilities, not just the elite, the ones with dreams born out of bets, fund raising and to beat the middle aged belly. We'll get you there - smiling!
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