Author Archives: Joseph Ajilore

About Joseph Ajilore

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

The ideal female chef trouser – Interview with Maxine Thompson of PolkaPants Fashion

In an industry where the only trousers available to female chefs are baggy, unflattering trousers aimed at a unisex market, Maxine is hoping PolkaPants helps create the ideal female chef trouser ̵ Read More...

Introducing 64Facets, a new type of Jewelry brand – Interview with Gourav Soni Fashion

64Facets is a fine jewellery brand specializing in pave, rose cut and old mine cut diamond jewellery. Vertically integrated, from cutting and polishing of rough diamonds to crafting a finished piece o Read More...

The brains behind Peakz – Aalya Magsi & Linnea Mullenbach Interviews

In the interview below, Aalya Magsi & Linnea Mullenbach, co-founders of Peakz, a food start-up specialising in delicious and moreish chocolate snacks talk about their journey and challenges since Read More...

Creating a better world for girls with Souljourn Yoga – Jordan Ashley Interviews

Jordan Ashley is the brains behind Souljourn Yoga, a non-profit that helps raise awareness and funds for girls education in developing countries by teaming up with both local and international non-pro Read More...

A chef turned entrepreneur – Hannah McCollum on starting ChicP Interviews

ChicP is the brainchild of Hannah McCollum who is combining her knowledge of food waste and her nine years working as an international private chef into building the food startup. ChicP creates a vari Read More...

Charlotte Ricard-Quesada talks building La Fete & future plans Interviews

In the interview below, Charlotte talks about how working with brand such as Dior and Tom Ford led her to starting her own business, La Fete, which specialises in fully bespoke wedding and event plann Read More...

Interview with Dr. Abeyna Jones, Founder and Director of Medic Footprints Interviews

Medic Footprints is a community-based organization that connects doctors with career opportunities beyond medicine. In the interview below, Dr Abeyna Jones talks about building Medic Footprints into a Read More...

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...