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Success story: Social media for small businesses – Nicola, Founder of Power Plants

Last updated on 19 February 2024

Written by Rachel Citron

I can’t believe more people aren’t doing it. Everybody should be using Digital Boost With an extensive business background, Nicola was looking for support to grow the social media for her new sustainable small business.  Thanks to Meta’s She Means Business programme, she found Digital Boost’s free mentoring and her business has since gone from strength to…

How mentoring helped Thalia’s business grow

Last updated on 19 February 2024

Written by Rachel Citron

After struggling to find beautiful lights for her home during a house renovation, Thalia noticed a gap in the market and took the leap to start building Sparkle Lighting. Sparkle Lighting has become a destination for beautiful and unique lighting. It’s loved by interior accounts across the country and it’s thriving thanks to Thalia’s hard work!…

Hair Raising Growth

Last updated on 13 September 2023

Written by Rachel Citron

Foxy Hair Extensions may have started small in 2006 as a one woman band, but today, the company has both a thriving online and salon business. Foxy Hair Extensions is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of 100% human hair extension products and training designed for both professional hair salons and extensionists. The company was…

Pawsome Service for Dogs

Last updated on 13 September 2023

Written by Rachel Citron

Whilst the nation’s capital is a stimulating place to live and work, for the estimated 1.8 million dogs that reside in London finding dog friendly pubs, bars and restaurants can drive their owners barking mad. WagIt is the brainchild of entrepreneur Nadia Leguel and mummy to Lola – her ten year old King Charles Cavalier.

luna: Leading the TeenTech revolution

Last updated on 30 August 2023

Written by Rachel Citron

luna is an app for teenagers which provides a safe space to access trustworthy advice and guidance on their health and wellbeing. Jo Goodall and Jas Schembri share more about their journey, inspiration and taking their concept to reality.

Your Spin: Turning an idea into a business

Last updated on 16 August 2023

Written by Rachel Citron

Eilidh Mutch is the founder of Your Spin Limited, an in-venue activation game for the hospitality sector. As a young entrepreneur Eilidh shares more about her journey as well as the importance of networking.