Alma’s story: Day 278

Alma’s story: Day 278

Alma Ramírez Acosta, Co-Founder of Vibio An entrepreneur creating app-controlled sex toys that encourage sexual exploration  My business partner Patricia Cervantes and I have been friends since the age of three. We’re originally from Gran Canaria and later moved to...
Jade’s story: Day 264

Jade’s story: Day 264

Jade Parkinson-Hill, Founder of Steam School Empowering a generation to change the world with science and technology Many start-ups dream of overnight success, but it’s rare. You need to experience the life of an entrepreneur – including failure – before arriving at...
Elaine’s story: Day 215

Elaine’s story: Day 215

Elaine Binney, Commercial Manager at Wildcard Payments A nationwide provider of online and physical card payment services for businesses I’ve been self-employed for a number of years now, but my first business was as a violinist for hire! I took up the instrument aged...
Anne-Marie’s story: Day 107

Anne-Marie’s story: Day 107

Anne-Marie Fast, Founder and Director of Big Clever Marketing Specialising in helping B2B tech companies to attract more clients Two years ago – and closer to 50 than 40 – I was a homeless, newly self-employed single mum with breast cancer. To say that things looked...
Sarah’s story: Day 53

Sarah’s story: Day 53

Sarah Steinhöfel, Content Manager at The Smart Bear Specialising in web design and content support for small businesses  If someone had said to me a few years ago that one day I’d be running my own business, I think I would have laughed in their face! I was in a very...
Lynn’s story: Day 38

Lynn’s story: Day 38

Lynn Parnell, Founder of Logistics Partners Consultancy Helping operations directors achieve clarity on how tech can deliver their goals Ever since my university days, and when I was the only female on my graduate programme, I’ve been used to working within...