Big Ideas Wales: Featured

Find news, stories, blogs and more from young entrepreneurs in Wales. They run businesses across all sorts of sectors. Get inspired by their start up stories. 

Many of the young entrepreneurs featured have gone on to become Ambassador's for Big Ideas Wales. Take a look at their profiles.

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Tino's
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We spoke with Managing Director of Tino’s Restaurant & Bar and Big Ideas Wales Role Model Tino D'Zaro about her journey into business, what the future holds and why she wants to inspire  other young entrepreneurs.
Tino Dzaro
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Pilot Plus
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A 20-year-old business student from Swansea University has built on his passion for aviation to develop an airport and flight simulation software business which now boasts over 3000 customers worldwide.
Joe Charman
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Babanod Bambw
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A young entrepreneur from Llantrisant is determined to tackle the world’s environmental issues head on with a new business making reusable nappies from ethically sourced Ugandan bamboo.
Rhiannon Williams - Babanod Bambw
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Glitterbomb
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April Prince has ambitions to be a Formula 1 engineer but before that she’s been taking on the world’s most avid robot warriors at their own game
April Prince and the Glitterbomb robots
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Stridez
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A young businessman from Cardiff has launched a range of swimming shorts specifically for men with large thighs and regular sized waists.
Jordan Bishop -Stridez
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Jenny Kate
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Luxury Homeware Brand
Jenny Evans
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Tree Sparks
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Social enterprise aiming to ignite conversation within 15-19 year olds about environmental awareness
Jemima Letts
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Khepri Props
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A creative young Welsh entrepreneur has established her own business selling replica film props and cosplay items internationally, all of which she crafts by hand from a workshop in her garden in Blackwood.
Charlotte Williams
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FriendFare
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A fare splitting App that divides petrol costs between friends
Jack Thomson