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2020 Award Winners

Scalable business award supported by Santander Universities UK - Mochic Ltd
Innovation and impact award - Aries VR
Lifestyle business of the year - Courageous Art Therapy
Social impact award -  Under the Umbrella
People's choice award - Mochic Ltd

2020 finalists

Ekene Quincy Ukemenam - Aerial Icon Ltd

School of Engineering and Computer Science Alumni

Aerial Icon is an aerial filming and surveying company that provides affordable drone filming solutions to other businesses.

Kennedy Mashanda - Aries VR

School of Engineering and Computer Science Alumni

The mission of Aries VR is to accelerate pilot training using the power of immersive technologies and artificial intelligence.

Nina Tara - Courageous Art Therapy

School of Creative Arts Alumni

Courageous Art Therapy works with primary schools to help children impacted by developmental issues, trauma and a variety of other issues.

Jhanae Yearwood-Harji and Carlos Trigo Amador - House Cleaners Ltd

Jhanae is a Hertfordshire Business School Alumni

House Cleaners Ltd provides in-depth cleaning to student accommodation and private residential homes.

Ruoyang Liu (Morchen) - Mochic Ltd

School of Creative Arts Alumni

Mochic is a contemporary fashion label which aims to slow down fashion waste with gender-neutral and modularised brand DNA.

Amal Jolly - NokNok

Hertfordshire Law School Alumni

NokNok is an on-demand delivery service that delivers drinks, snacks, groceries and essentials from the local convenience stores under 30 mins via a simple app.

Arsalan Rahi and Hassan Raza - Rahio Ltd

School of Engineering and Computer Science

Rahio works with driving assistive technology, a step towards the autonomous vehicles.

Joy Clyne - “Under the Umbrella”

Hertfordshire Business School Alumni

Joy’s book "Under the Umbrella" is a collection of personal and expressive poems.

M. Adil Akhtar and Usama Shafique - EV Solutions

EV Solutions plan to offer the installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of electric charging points for electric vehicles. Having identified a shortage of charging points in relation to the number of electric vehicles on the road, Muhammad and Usama hope to address this problem by installing points in both domestic and commercial locations, and at a much more affordable price than their competitors.