Future Start-Up Now Founders Award 10 Business Owners £5000 each
In just a few short weeks, the first round of Future Start-Up Now-Founders has come to an end. This programme was set to award ten grants, to budding businesses in need of some support to their ideas to the next level. In light of the Covid:19 pandemic, the programme was hosted via zoom and finalists had four minutes to pitch their golden ideas to a panel of judges. London’s leading self-made entrepreneurs, which included our very own Founder of GUAP; Ibrahim Kamara. A huge congratulations to the winning businesses, make sure you check them out and show your support!
Jessica Bukenya – Baked Kurls is the world’s first CBD-infused, natural haircare brand dedicated to kinky and curly hair textures.
Deborah Igunma – Clef is on a mission to empower music connoisseurs to monetize their music knowledge.
Adama Sesay – Seasoned With Salt – A food service business that hosts cooking masterclasses and provides food subscription boxes for students and young professionals.
Keanna Williams – Nullus is a social technology company built upon two pillars – to prevent sexual violence and support victims of sexual violence.
Louise Rymell – Brollie is a service for choosing, booking, and budgeting mental health appointments on your mobile. Match.com + Tinder + Treatwell + Beautystack for mental health = Brollie
Samuel Ola – Medified is the world’s first drug authentication and management app, building a world without counterfeit medicine and transforming the way people manage their medication.
Ayesha Fatima – Purrygood is your one-stop-shop for a physical copy of a personalised meme.
Sara Berkai – Ambesa enables children to build the world they want to live in, through our STEM toy kits and workshops.
Tianna Johnson – Black Girls Camping Trip provides tailored outdoor retreats for Black womxn and non-binary people in the UK.
Elizabeth Blege – EFITTER is a fashion-tech company aiming to solve e-commerce’s biggest problems, starting with the issue of sizing.
Check out the GUAP Arts & Culture section, to discover new art, film, and creative individuals.