Author Archives: Joseph Ajilore

About Joseph Ajilore

Apparently, I'm far more interesting in person. Co-founder of YHP and many other things.

Plexiglass series: Jillian Kowalchuk, Safe & The City Interviews

Jillian Kowalchuk is hoping her start-up, Safe & The City helps build a safer community for everyone. I invited Jillian to YHP to share her story & reason why she decided to start a business. Read More...

Plexiglass series: Iris Anson, Solely Original Fashion

Iris is the founder of Solely Original, an online bespoke women’s footwear brand. I invited Iris on YHP to share her entrepreneurial journey with us and most importantly, advices since starting Read More...

Plexiglass series: Bianca Packham, founder and CEO of Whimso Interviews

Whimso is an integrated engagement, inspiration, and prediction service making it possible for hotels and airlines to personally engage with travellers and offer tailored destination and in-destinatio Read More...

Stephanie Eltz & the Doctify story Interviews

Following difficulty in finding a suitable doctor for a medical concern, Stephanie Eltz took matters into her hands and with the help of her best friend, now co-founder, Suman Saha, an Orthopaedic sur Read More...

Sara Trechman is creating a healthy healthy snack alternative with – Well&Truly Health

After raising £150k via SEIS in 2016 through private equity to launch the brand and products in Tesco, a further £400k coming from AllBright last year, 5 new products launched in 2017 with 4 in plan Read More...

Ashleigh Hinde is changing how we see contact lenses with – Waldo Interviews

Ashleigh Hinde is hoping her start-up Waldo helps break the taboo around contact lenses by bridging the gap between consumer and product – creating an emotionally engaged, personal and exciting Read More...

Lana Elie is simplifying the floral industry with Floom Interviews

Lana saw a gap in the floral market whilst searching for decent florists online, she knew most of the great ones she found were still unknown to most, and the big online options were sending under par Read More...

Introducing Riise – Interview with Amrit Hathiramani Health

Riise is the UKs first Vegan breakfast brand and I recently spoke with its founder and CEO, Amrit Hathiramani on his journey so far. This is his story. Hi Amrit, thanks for agreeing to share your stor Read More...

Lightful, a technology for social good – Interview with Vinay Nair Interviews

After spending a decade working in Finance, and now nine years into his time in the social impact sector, Vinay Nair is hoping Lightful helps drive more impact and positivity in the social sector. Hi Read More...

After raising £1M, MyLocalPitch plans for national expansion – Interview with Jamie Foale Interviews

Jamie Foale hopes raising £1M will help fund MyLocalPitch’s plans for national expansion. MyLocalPitch, a search and booking platform for sports allows users a simple way to enjoy an active lifesty Read More...

Healthy Eating, Raising £7m, And EatFirst – Interview with Rahul Parekh Health

From a young age, Rahul always wanted to follow in his dad’s path of running his own business, one he describes became successful through ‘pure hard-work and dedication.’ This dream drove him to Read More...

Early days, TechStars and Flex – Interview with Elliott Perry & Matt Quinn Health

Elliott Perry and Matt Quinn are co-founders of Flex, an innovative and convenient way of integrating more fitness into your busy daily routine. Hi Elliott and Matt, thanks for agreeing to share your Read More...

Introducing MatchaNOW – Interview with Janine Marshall Health

Since joining forces with Buddha Teas, Janine Marshall continues to roll out MatchaNOW into the UK & Europe market. Despite initial hiccups, the brand hasn’t slowed down, managing to get stocked Read More...

Nutrition, Crowdcube and Nutrifix – Interview with Joel Burgess Health

After a rollercoaster journey that has seen the company go from just a scrappy list to a fully-formed app, joining Just Eat FoodTech Accelerator programme and raising £200k from Crowdcube. Joel Burge Read More...

Activated nuts and seeds – with Cathy Moseley, Boundless Health

After deciding to get away from London, leaving her job as a commodity trader in the process, Cathy Moseley turned to Bristol and decided it was time she turned her passion about food into a business. Read More...