From freelancers to the next big tech startup, everyone who started their own business once was just like you.
With the right help and focus, we all have the potential to become a successful entrepreneur.

We've helped 1000's of people start their businesses.
We want to add your Entrepreneur story.

I was a Corporate Lawyer

Working crazy hours in a city law firm meant that there was never a good time to start a family. I co-founded Hertility Health to help women keep track of their fertility.

I am a Police Detective

Now I also have co-founded my tech startup business, RouteAware, to help people get from point A to B safely. I love helping people travel smart and reducing crime another way.

I was a Nurse

I decided that it was a worthwhile mission to create a device that allows nurses to help patients avoid painful and time-consuming IV complications and stop IV dislodgements called Lineus.

I was working at an Agency

Now I have my own consultancy and even having to turn down work I'm so busy. I am supporting my family and I feel satisfied in my role as a Mum and a consultant. Everyone is winning!

What will be your story?

Discover ASPIRE, the virtual programme designed for anyone wanting to start their own business. Supporting you from idea to launch by teaching you the stuff you didn't learn in school or at work. Helping you unleash your inner entrepreneur.

I was a Professional Football Player

The best thing is when people actually buy into your ideas. I like looking back at the Yoke roadmap and seeing some of the stuff we actually executed. It makes me feel proud.

I worked in Government

The best thing about being an entrepreneur and starting structor.io is that I can explore my own ideas and vision on how our product should work.

I was in Sales at an Equity Fund

Founding BUA FIT allows me to do what I love. Being an entrepreneur allows me to help others while holding myself fully accountable for when things go wrong.

I was an Interior Architect

Now I’m the co-founder of Classtap, a fitness & lifestyle startup for people like me who get bored of the same old classes and want access to more.

I was a serving Army Officer

After starting Tespack I have met 3 presidents and talented CEOs and CTOs, talked with ministers, ambassadors and been to more than 63 countries.

I used to be a Pharmacist

I needed to have more flexible working hours to take care of my kids so now I'm a Freelance English Tutor while pursuing my modelling career.

I was a Customer Success Manager

For me, the absolute best thing about being an entrepreneur is that I control my work. It’s so much better than having my schedule at the whim of someone else.

I worked in Corporate Finance

Now I’m running one of Europe's leading Insurtech ventures called LAKA specifically supporting the new future of mobility, covering bikes, e-bikes and more.

Everyone can change their lives

We teach you how to build your own secure source of revenue with the freedom to control your work experience, career path and future. Discover more about the ASPIRE programme or even register today!

I was a translation Editor

When faced with bankruptcy, I asked myself: "When your currency appreciates double in value, where are the opportunities?" The answer was, "imports." This started my journey.

I've done things a bit back-to-front

I had my first startup business at 19. At 32 I started an MBA at Imperial College and that's where I discovered Venture Capital. Now I help lots of people with their startups.

I was an Ops Director at a global logistics firm

Now I drive innovation at the intersection of startups and corporates. I launched Startupbootcamp to accelerate startups around the world.

I was a Corporate Banker

I got so disillusioned with using all my energy for unknown shareholders, as well as my poor contribution to changing my country and society, that I cofounded a Neobank called Vexi.

I worked in corporate finance

The experience I gained as a start-up founder has equipped me with new skills and a real “can-do” attitude that helps me every day in my current role.

I used to work at a bank

I used to work in innovation in a Nordic bank, Now I'm a co-founder of Heap - the flexible & sustainable pension alternative for freelancers & self-employed.

I was a BD Team Leader

The best thing about having a freelance business is that it allows me to work with lots of different nationalities and mindsets.

I once was a Sales Manager

I was responsible for  £1million+ sales, took a career break and raised 2 children for 13 years. Now I've co-founded an online market place for professional bakers. I couldn't be happier.

I'm a researcher

I am the CEO of HiQ-Nano and inventor of iBlue, the first antioxidant test kit. I am really passionate about science and his “sister” innovation. I'm using science to change the world.

I was a Head of Strategic Planning

I co-founded MPost, to save people the hassle of walking to the post office to check their mail and the frustration of finding out about important letters too late.

I was a Marketing & PR Manager

Now I own a marketing agency with my partners after deciding I have what it takes and the experience and knowledge to do it.

I was a professional football player

I combined my love of sports tech and my experience as a professional football player, now I'm the Founder and CEO of Sponix Tech.

Do you have a story to add?

We want to share as many stories as there are Entrepreneurs. Everyone's journey is unique but at the same time, there is part of us in every one.
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I was the CIO of Panalpina

Throughout my professional and personal life, I have always had a drive to build, and if not, improve whatever I was involved in through smart use of technology

I was a journalist

 The media industry was dying because it was being out-innovated by aggressive rivals Facebook and Google. Now I'm the founder and CEO of the largest news video aggregator in the world.

I worked in venture capital

I was in a male-dominated industry and felt frustrated at the lack of opportunities for growth. 


I was a government officer

I decided to start my own business after being laid off. I just knew one thing: I loved my job and I wanted to continue doing it for a very long time

I wanted to pursue dreams in my own way

I wanted to make sure I could put all of my efforts without wasting them because of the burocratics and politics that normally blocks companies from their potential of growth.

I was burning out from working for someone

Launching a business unexpectedly helped me find my voice and for the first time in my adult life I feel like I’m living on my own terms.