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AretĂŞ

Startup To Watch 2018

Description

AretĂŞ Leotards is an online gymnastics leotard store based in Portsmouth. We offer high quality leotards that are competitively-priced; on-trend; stylish; and durable, and our objective is to make the process of choosing, purchasing and receiving that new leotard, special and an experience to look forward to and enjoy every time. Our values and processes are driven entirely by the customer, and we promise to always listen to their voice. Shopping at Arete has been designed with our customers at the forefront, and we therefore guarantee to make it easy and stress free every time.

Contact

www.areteleotards.com hello@areteleotards.com nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


Atlas Strength Startup To Watch 2018

Description

Atlas Strength started in September 2017, it is a fitness and lifestyle business that inspires everyone to be active and challenge themselves physically. The owner, Rosie Barreto provides mobile personal training, sports massage and fitness boot-camp services working with a variety of clients from athletes to individuals that just want to live a healthy and happy lifestyle. Atlas Strength is a friendly and down to earth business that focuses on Personal training which is about setting fitness goals and achieving them as well as offering sports massage which aims to encourage injury prevention and rehabilitation, and relieve pain in a holistic and therapeutic way.

Contact

www.atlasstrength.co.uk atlasstrengthltd@gmail.com nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


Cosmetic Tattooing by Emma Louise Startup To Watch 2018

Description

Cosmetic tattoo/permanent makeup artist specialising in micro blading/eyebrows, lip blushes and eyeliner. My goal is to enhance natural beauty and empower those needing a confidence boost, particularly after a traumatic experience.

Contact

www.facebook.com/cosmetictattooingbyemmalouise emmacampbell0410@gmail.com nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


Dokotela

Startup To Watch 2018

Description

Dokotela is a creative communications company working to advance the exploration of diverse ideas across varying axioms. We seek to discover and integrate what makes life exciting, and what structures life itself, through the production of aesthetics, the quest and display of truth, and the exercise of intellect. Practically, we publish substantiated and articulated articles which aim to unpack some of the important questions of our time. We also design and produce beautiful minimal products and commission artwork responding to big questions. We also aid creative businesses to create deep bonds with potential clients and customers.

Contact

www.dokotela.co.uk yebomnt@gmail.com nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


Familiar Stranger Films

Startup To Watch 2018

Description

Familiar Stranger Films is an all-in-one videography service offering complete film packages for local businesses, organisations and individuals. We produce music videos, promotional and educational films, documentaries and short fiction in a wide range of styles and genres for a diverse clientele.

Contact

instagram.com/familiarstrangerfilms contact@familiarstrangerfilms.com nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


Harfields Design

Startup To Watch 2018

Description

We are Harfields Design, a sister duo designing and creating from our studio in Hampshire. We created Harfields Design in March 2017 with the aim to design and create products that are modern, trend focused with an added quirky touch. Our business focuses on original forward-thinking designs that have that every day feel with a difference. We offer a diverse range of stationary products such as cards, notebooks, gift boxes and wrapping paper and new products being developed, we are sure we have something that's perfect for yourself or someone you love. Those moments of gift giving occasions have never been easier ensuring there is always something for everyone.

Contact

www.notonthehighstreet.com/harfieldsdesign www.etsy.com/uk/shop/HarfieldsDesign harfields@outlook.com nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


Hunger Start Limited

Startup To Watch 2018

Description

Hunger Start seeks to provide its members with the motivation, guidance and support necessary to execute their personal goals, efficiently. Through a mixture of one-to-one mentoring and community groups, Hunger Start members have the opportunity to explore their issues and ideas, in a secure and supportive environment. Hunger Start also offer weekly guest speakers and workshops, giving members the opportunity to learn and develop within their support network.

Contact

www.hungerstart.com Lewis@hungerstart.com nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


Kinolux Productions

Startup To Watch 2018

Description

We are Kinolux. Video Production specialists based in Portsmouth. We create high quality video content, handcrafted just for you. We specialise in promotional, commercial and corporate videos for all types of clients. Our job is to deliver top quality video products to every project. Our crew has the creative mind and the technical background to produce tailored content specifically to your needs. Our 1:1 service provides each client with bespoke content that truly captures their ideas. We provide our clients with the full production package, this includes video recording, Live broadcast and post production services. With every project we strive to create high quality, outstanding content, that meets your needs.

Contact

www.kinoluxproductions.co.uk kinoluxproductions@gmail.com nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


Là Mo Designs

Startup To Watch 2018

Description

Là Mo Designs is a Brentwood-based independently run fashion accessories brand producing high-quality original designs for women. Our hand-drawn scarves cater to forward fashion women who care about where their fashion comes from. We specialise in digitally printed scarves woven from the finest silk and premier standards in production is an integral part of our mission. Our signature print style includes exploring interesting concepts, strong use of colour and a specialised drawing technique producing distinctive print designs. We use luxury fabrics which are exclusively made for Là Mo Designs. Là Mo Designs is freedom, elegance, luxurious and eternal.

Contact

www.la-modesigns.co.uk info@la-modesigns.co.uk nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


Lewis Raymond Taylor - Breaking The Mould

Startup To Watch 2018

Description

From his first ASBO at fourteen, until his final stint in prison in his early twenties, entrepreneur, world-traveller and mature student; Lewis Raymond Taylor, battled with substance misuse, trauma and mental illness - whilst searching for the antidote to the emptiness he felt inside. After a sudden moment of clarity and the confidence that was instilled in him by his prison tutor, in the education department; Lewis immediately started to take action, and found a path through his limiting beliefs, insecurities and doubts. The former prisoner, continued to use the power of his own mind to drive himself to rehabilitation, University, start two successful businesses, travel the world; and become active in the local community.

Contact

www.lewisraymondtaylor.com Lewis@hungerstart.com nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


Lion Cage Studios

Startup To Watch 2018

Description

Lion Cage Studios is powered by a group of students working on a game with a core mechanic called DestructGen never seen in a game before. DestructGen is a system that allows for entirely destructible environments to support a dynamic pressure system, allowing for realistic and immersive explosive decompression within modular arena maps.

Contact

twitter.com/LionCageStudios lioncagestudio@gmail.com nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


Lucky Deer Productions Ltd

Startup To Watch 2018

Description

We are a small 3D production company with in house audio production. Specialising in showcasing your business idea or product in a custom video quickly and beautifully with our real time renderer. Or we can bring your brand to life by animating your logo in a fun and eye-catching ident/animated logo. All with unique music and sound composed alongside your animation(s). Logo design and solo audio production also available.

Contact

www.luckydeerproductions.com luckydeerproductions@gmail.com nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


PierreWare Games

Startup To Watch 2018

Description

PierreWare Games is an independent games company, which aims to develop a game for the Android platform. The game will follow a simple and original design, which has been iterated and tested. In the long-term, other projects will follow involving fresh ideas and exploring new platforms to develop on. My motivation for running an independent games company relates to personal development and being able to design and develop games.

Contact

www.pierrewaregames.com info@pierrewaregames.com nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


Precious Instants Photography

Startup To Watch 2018

Description

Precious Instants Photography is based in Portsmouth and offers photography services. Primarily we offer photography services for families, which includes engagement, maternity, newborn, children and family portraiture on location, their own habitat and in the studio. Precious Instants Photography also takes photo commissions such as headshots, product images and images for web.

Contact

www.facebook.com/preciousinstantsphotography www.instagram.com/jovita_jankauskaite/ info@jovitajankauskaite.co.uk nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


Pyke & Co

Startup To Watch 2018

Description

Our Pyke & Co Sleepwells blue light blocking glasses help you get better sleep, by blocking out the blue light entering your eyes before bedtime. They do that by applying the orange filter to prevent most of the blue light entering the retina. Sleepwells block the blue light from your phone, tablet, TV, computer and even lightbulbs, and turn those into warmer colours from the other end of the light spectrum.

Contact

www.pykeandco.com info@pykeandco.com nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


Retainer.Me

Startup To Watch 2018

Description

Retainer.Me is a ticket based retainer management and billing system for freelancers and small agencies. We aim offer a solution which helps automate the processes behind recurring monthly services, saving valuable time each month.

Contact

http://retainer.me ben@retainer.me nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


Spectrolite Studio

Startup To Watch 2018

Description

A video game development studio creating unique and fun games for a range of platforms and devices. We are a team of two, consisting of one programmer and one artist, dedicating our time to create engaging and visually pleasing experiences. We have one mobile game (Roller Castle) already published before our placement began and have been working hard on our next larger release (World War Sport: Dodgeball) for PC which is our own original IP. During development, we have been actively growing public interest by publishing a weekly blog covering information and our experiences of our venture.

Contact

www.spectrolitestudio.co.uk contact@spectorlitestudio.co.uk nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


The Wolfe London Ltd

Startup To Watch 2018

Description

Founded in 2017 by two siblings, The Wolfe London is an establishment that effortlessly promotes the vibrant and exciting culture of London through men's clothing. The core value is to offer high quality clothing at an affordable price. The journey started with a duo of longline t-shirts, available in white and khaki, and fleece hoodies in black, beige and grey. We have gradually added to our product range as well as enhanced the brand with a unique logo

Contact

www.thewolfelondon.co.uk thewolfelondonltd@gmail.com nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community


TotallyMedia

Startup To Watch 2018

Description

TotallyMedia is video production company providing high-quality promotional content for sports organisations, teams and clubs looking to raise their online profile. Based in Northampton, we operate at all stages of production, including filming and post-production, and particularly specialise in basketball. Over the past year, we've produced creative, entertaining and professional video content for Hoopsfix, Ball Up Sports, the British Basketball League and Basketball England, each time meeting the requirements of our clients. Most recently, we received media accreditation to film and edit a highlight video for Hoopsfix at the BBL Cup Finals at Arena Birmingham.

Contact

totallymedia.weebly.com totallymediaproductions@gmail.com nest T. 023 9284 2684 E. nest@port.ac.uk W. www.nest.community

Startups to watch booklet 2018  

Here are some of the student and graduate startups that we are currently working with. We're really excited to see these businesses develop,...

Startups to watch booklet 2018  

Here are some of the student and graduate startups that we are currently working with. We're really excited to see these businesses develop,...

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