Entrepreneurs

28/05/2018

Exceptionally Talented Developer in Newcastle | PG Amila Prabandhika

I first met Amila on slack in our Tech Visa Alumni group. The Alumni is a networking group for those who received the Exceptional Talent Visa in Digital and Tech.   While most of the members are based in London and regularly meet up over breakfast events and social catch ups, Amila and I are based in the North, namely Newcastle of all places!   Amila’s UK adventures started in 2012 with the commencement of his master’s degree in Advanced […]
21/12/2017

Exceptionally Talented Malaysian Designer | Ezra Ng

Ezra Ng, a Chinese Malaysian designer contacted me in February 2017 after reading my blogs on how I received my Exceptional Talent visa.  Ezra’s story is one of trials and tribulations, failures and triumph about a creative designer and artist who fell in love with London while studying a Bachelor of Design degree. During his final year at his internship, he was offered a working visa in London and secured a job to commence as soon as he finished university. […]
29/11/2016

How Alexa Shoen Did It | #TechNation Visa

Since receiving my UK TechNation Exceptional Talent visa, I have met such amazing and exceptionally talented people working in digital technology from around the world. Brenda Della Cassa, writer, digital media strategist and author from New York, Jônatas Vieira a UX designer from Brazil and more recently, it’s Alexa Shoen, a multi-talented and creative woman in digital tech from San Diego USA. Alexa is originally from San Diego who lived in Berlin for 2.5 years where she headed up Berlin […]
22/10/2015
HRH The Duke of York Heads Due North for Pitch@Palace

HRH The Duke of York Heads Due North for Pitch@Palace

On Tuesday 8th September 2015, HRH the Duke of York headed due North to Manchester to hear 17 entrepreneurs pitch for a spot at a bootcamp in London before being shortlisted to pitch at St James Palace in London on 2 November 2015. I was lucky enough to be one of the 17 entrepreneurs to pitch at Stage One at the Sharp Project to investors, judges from the tech industry, the press and the guest of honour, HRH The Duke […]