Case Studies

We've been speaking to some of London's growing businesses to understand what has helped them succeed.

SLE

SLE is a family business that manufactures medical equipment, specialising in neo-natal ventilators. Managing Director Bernard Nelligan, whose father founded the business, told us how the company has benefited from being based in London through more than 60 years of business.   ‘London is a very good environment to start, grow and develop a business.’ […]

Grub Club

We last met Grub Club when they featured in the Growth Hub success story videos in 2015. At that point, they were based in a co-working space in King’s Cross, and had recently run a successful crowdfunding campaign. We revisited them over a year later at their new office in the Collective Temperance Hospital to […]

House of Greenland

Agathe Cury and Martin de Fleurian set up House of Greenland, a creative video agency, from their living room in early 2015. For the first few months, full timers and freelancers had to come to their place to work, which made the sofas quite crowded. Since then, they have moved to a rented office, employ […]

Voxpopme

The people behind Voxpopme, a platform for consumers to voice their opinion, tell us about the challenges they faced when growing their business. CEO and Founder of Voxpopme, Dave Carruthers says that London is the optimum place for a start-up business purely down to the fact that the opportunities are endless. The vast business community […]

Arcola

The people behind Arcola talk about how the support available for small businesses in London helped them to grow their theatre and diversify into a low carbon energy solution business     Arcola began by building an innovative energy efficient theatre space. However, once their theatre continued to grow they realised their methods of having […]

Conscious Vibes

Angela Small, Founder & Director of Conscious Vibes, a non-profit Community Interest Company (CIC), talks to us about the business support she received through the National Black Women’s Network and the 639 Enterprise Centre in Tottenham.     Angela Small had always wanted to set up her own business but initially lacked the confidence to […]