Alumni ideas to launch

From idea to launch Check out the emerging businesses from our latest London Escapees This week our January-April 2017 cohort of brand new entrepreneurs graduated from the Escape School, here’s what their ideas have grown into after their 12-week Escape...
Keeping score of what matters…

Keeping score of what matters…

Adam escaped sports journalism to work full time on his latest project, Ambigo. Ambigo aims to connect communities around the world to help people achieve their ambitions. Here he shares his story of transition… I was one of very few people in the Escape Tribe,...
Teaching Myself

Teaching Myself

Laina’s love for helping young people grow into the best version of themselves made teaching seem like the obvious option. But over time, there was a lot more paperwork and a lot less young people. Her portfolio career now involves a creative passion that generates...
An ocean of opportunity: steering my escape

An ocean of opportunity: steering my escape

Henry escaped a career as a solicitor to launch Kraken Travel, a startup marketplace that provides exotic and unique sailing expeditions worldwide. Henry’s need for balance between managing his time, money and personal commitments to create a life that’s his own is a...

Ed’s Startup Story

Ed's startup story Ed escaped a big corporate law firm to join an alternative, smaller firm as a freelancer 2-3 days a week, giving him the space and financial support he needs to build his startup, Sitterstars. Sitterstars is an online platform that helps parents...
Pippa’s Escape story

Pippa’s Escape story

Pippa's Escape story Pippa escaped a career in wholesale import and export of luxury goods. Midway through the Escape Tribe in 2015, she quit her corporate job, and began exploring her love of food and sustainability. Since finishing the Tribe, she picked up part-time...
15 top tips to help you pick the right business idea

15 top tips to help you pick the right business idea

A good startup isn’t just a good idea, it’s customer conversations, dogged determination and excellent execution. So how do you generate genuinely exciting business ideas? Have ideas that excite you and turn them into small realities as quickly as you can. Ideas on...
3 ideas to help you start your career change

3 ideas to help you start your career change

3 ideas to help you start your career change I remember contemplating quitting my IBM consulting job back in 2010 (almost three years before I actually did quit). It started as a quiet voice in my head: “You should quit.” At first I ignored it. But it was a persistent...