Our CEO & Digital Business Advisor Kevin Lovelady attended the fantastic 2022 LJMU LCR Founders Awards event at the amazing Isla Gladstone Conservatory in Liverpool’s Stanley Park. He met some friends, old and new, and enjoyed the pitches from seven LCR Founders businesses

  • Anthony Polanowski of Decent Donuts
  • Mohammad Merikhi of Abjak
  • James Barber of Jamescape
  • Alexandra Maddison of Miss Maddison Mindfulness
  • Zhimin Zhang of Veeego
  • Marino Faggionato of All for Finance
  • Chelsea Rutherford of Youth Empowering Services CIC

The award went to James Barber and the runner-up was Alexandra Maddison

Speakers emphasised the power of collaboration and working together to create sustainable businesses

LCR Founders is a collaborative programme between LJMU and University of Liverpool, giving students, graduates and alumni the opportunity to explore co-founding as a viable and scalable approach to business start-up. Participants will have exclusive access to: At least 12 hours of enterprise skill building and 1:1 coaching.
LCR Founders is supported by the European Fund and aims to co-develop a sustainable co-founder ecosystem to match up Liverpool John Moores University and University of Liverpool student and graduate talent to form new business start ups across the Liverpool City Region.

The Mersey Youth Support Trust (MYST) is a charitable organisation that empowers disadvantaged and young people to start and build a business by providing bespoke business advice, affordable workspaces, funding opportunities, contacts and networking.
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