MEMBER PORTFOLIO

Meet some of MeWe360’s current and past members

CURRENT MEMBERS

Ndubuisi Uchea & Hayel Wartemberg, co-founders of Word on the Curb: a youth insight and content agency, which stands to connect with underrepresented Millennial and Gen-Z audiences.
Ndubuisi Uchea & Hayel Wartemberg, co-founders of Word on the Curb: a youth insight and content agency, which stands to connect with underrepresented Millennial and Gen-Z audiences.
Akua Danso, Neba Sere & Selasi Setufe, co-directors of Black Females in Architecture: a social enterprise and global membership organisation advocating for diversity, race and gender equity in the Architecture, Design & Construction industries.
Akua Danso, Neba Sere & Selasi Setufe, co-directors of Black Females in Architecture: a social enterprise and global membership organisation advocating for diversity, race and gender equity in the Architecture, Design & Construction industries.
Nahum McLean, founder of African Diaspora Dance Association: the first dance examination board and teaching organisation to specialise in and accredit dances that fall under the African Diaspora.
Nahum McLean, founder of African Diaspora Dance Association: the first dance examination board and teaching organisation to specialise in and accredit dances that fall under the African Diaspora.
Vanessa Onalo, founder of Kanaiza: home to a global community of over 57,500 art lovers with a shared interest in black arts and culture.
Vanessa Onalo, founder of Kanaiza: home to a global community of over 57,500 art lovers with a shared interest in black arts and culture.
Charlie Blair, founder of The Blair Academy: using hip hop dance to bring health, happiness and well-being to people across care and community settings.
Charlie Blair, founder of The Blair Academy: using hip hop dance to bring health, happiness and well-being to people across care and community settings.
Bethany Williams, founder of Bethany Williams London: a clothing brand with a difference, driven by the belief that social and environmental issues go hand in hand.
Bethany Williams, founder of Bethany Williams London: a clothing brand with a difference, driven by the belief that social and environmental issues go hand in hand.
Daniel Amoakoh & Junior Olomowewe, co-founders of Blanguage: a creative  agency that helps brands tap into mainstream audiences by aligning them with black culture in an authentic way.
Daniel Amoakoh & Junior Olomowewe, co-founders of Blanguage: a creative agency that helps brands tap into mainstream audiences by aligning them with black culture in an authentic way.
Sophie Slater & Susanna Wen, co-founders of Birdsong: creating clothing for women who dress in protest, with a commitment to ethical and sustainable fashion.
Sophie Slater & Susanna Wen, co-founders of Birdsong: creating clothing for women who dress in protest, with a commitment to ethical and sustainable fashion.
Banseka Kayembe, founder of Naked Politics: an organisation dedicated to engaging young people (16-25) in political and social issues.
Banseka Kayembe, founder of Naked Politics: an organisation dedicated to engaging young people (16-25) in political and social issues.
Pooja Sitpura, founder of Sister Outsider: a digital platform showcasing and celebrating women across the diaspora and their art forms.
Pooja Sitpura, founder of Sister Outsider: a digital platform showcasing and celebrating women across the diaspora and their art forms.

No online presence has yet been established

Ameenah Begum, founder of Planet Friendly Paint: zero waste, handmade, watercolour paints made from waste cosmetics as an alternative eco friendly art supply.
Ameenah Begum, founder of Planet Friendly Paint: zero waste, handmade, watercolour paints made from waste cosmetics as an alternative eco friendly art supply.
Stacie Woolsey, founder of Make Your Own Masters: an alternative art and design postgraduate learning program addressing the lack of access and diversity in the creative industry and education system.
Stacie Woolsey, founder of Make Your Own Masters: an alternative art and design postgraduate learning program addressing the lack of access and diversity in the creative industry and education system.
Blake Carlson-Joshua, founder of Lightly: a creative start up with the goal of making clean energy more fun and approachable for kids.
Blake Carlson-Joshua, founder of Lightly: a creative start up with the goal of making clean energy more fun and approachable for kids.

No online presence has yet been established

Alice Moxley, founder of  Pivot (Make Pivot Ltd.): a social enterprise which teaches people experiencing homelessness to design, make and sell jewellery, whilst providing coaching and financial support.
Alice Moxley, founder of Pivot (Make Pivot Ltd.): a social enterprise which teaches people experiencing homelessness to design, make and sell jewellery, whilst providing coaching and financial support.
Jameisha Prescod, founder of You Look Okay To Me: an online space launching as a documentary production company to platform human stories about chronic illness, disability, culture and identity.
Jameisha Prescod, founder of You Look Okay To Me: an online space launching as a documentary production company to platform human stories about chronic illness, disability, culture and identity.

MeWe Alumni

Over the past 10 years, MeWe has supported over 3,500 creative entrepreneurs across the UK through tailored business support, coaching, access to space, networks and finance.

Here is a selection of some of our alumni:

David Newell, Founder of Newell Bespoke
David Newell, Founder of Newell Bespoke

“With MeWe you are literally skipping over months, or even years, of trial and error. I’m light years ahead of where I used to be.”

newellbespoke.com

Kamari Romeo, Founder of Humblebee Creative: a social enterprise producing applied community arts projects with high production values, inviting you to engage in art that pollinates conversation.
Kamari Romeo, Founder of Humblebee Creative: a social enterprise producing applied community arts projects with high production values, inviting you to engage in art that pollinates conversation.
Anthony Daulphin: Founder & CEO of Standing Ovation Project: an education organisation specialising in supporting schools across the UK with creative arts and pastoral provisions.
Anthony Daulphin: Founder & CEO of Standing Ovation Project: an education organisation specialising in supporting schools across the UK with creative arts and pastoral provisions.
Mike Omoniyi, founder and CEO of The Commonsense Network:  a bipartisan news network engaging millennials in politics, economics, social and cultural issues by creating online and offline spaces to interact with opinions, thoughts and ideas that differ from their own.
Mike Omoniyi, founder and CEO of The Commonsense Network: a bipartisan news network engaging millennials in politics, economics, social and cultural issues by creating online and offline spaces to interact with opinions, thoughts and ideas that differ from their own.
Petra Akinsiku, co-founder of S.C.R.E.A.M: a not-for-profit collective dedicated to generating content specifically targeted toward raising awareness for Sickle Cell Disease.
Petra Akinsiku, co-founder of S.C.R.E.A.M: a not-for-profit collective dedicated to generating content specifically targeted toward raising awareness for Sickle Cell Disease.
Amman Ahmed, founder of Music for Pets
Amman Ahmed, founder of Music for Pets

“MeWe has had such a huge impact on me. It allowed me to establish a lot of clarity. In terms of the growth of my business, my MeWe mentor has been the most valuable person I have spoken to in the whole of 2016 and so far, in 2017.”

http://musicforpets.co

Zeina Ashour, founder of WonderJunkie:
an immersive theatre company which explores the magic and mystery of the world.
Zeina Ashour, founder of WonderJunkie: an immersive theatre company which explores the magic and mystery of the world.
Bola Awoniyi & Tobi Oredein, co-founders of Black Ballad
Bola Awoniyi & Tobi Oredein, co-founders of Black Ballad: a UK-based lifestyle platform that seeks to tell the human experience through eyes of black British women.
Michael Asante, co-founder of Boy Blue
Michael Asante, co-founder of Boy Blue

“As part of the work done at MeWe our organisational structures have been defined and simplified really well.”

boyblueent.com

Simon Butler, founder of Migrate Art: a social enterprise that supports displaced communities by raising money for grassroots charities through contemporary art.
Simon Butler, founder of Migrate Art: a social enterprise that supports displaced communities by raising money for grassroots charities through contemporary art.
Bola Marquis, Founder of ÒKUN
Bola Marquis, Founder of ÒKUN

“The incubator programme was a no brainer. What I got was a consultant from my industry who could fine tune my business plan very specifically for my sector.”

welcome.okunlife.com

Rachael Perrin, co-founder of Soundcastle
Rachael Perrin, co-founder of Soundcastle: a organisation that connects communities through expressive music-making and promotes broader imaginative thinking through coaching for creative practitioners, social entrepreneurs and training for arts facilitators.
Sharlayne Flanders, founder of Project Noir
Sharlayne Flanders, founder of Project Noir

“Being at MeWe360 has given me the discipline to pursue things, given me structure and allowed myself to set goals.”

projectnoirhub.com

Kojo Marfo, Founder & Creative Director, and Freda Doe-Johnny, Operations Director, of My Runway Group: an award-winning youth empowerment organisation focused on inspiring and developing young creatives from underrepresented backgrounds.
Kojo Marfo, Founder & Creative Director, and Freda Doe-Johnny, Operations Director, of My Runway Group: an award-winning youth empowerment organisation focused on inspiring and developing young creatives from underrepresented backgrounds.
Eli Heath & Pete Barr, co-founders of Enayball: an organisation providing award-winning drawing tools that enable anyone with a physical disability to create art.
Eli Heath & Pete Barr, co-founders of Enayball: an organisation providing award-winning drawing tools that enable anyone with a physical disability to create art.
Yemi Sawyerr, Founder & Director of LiteSwitch TV: a socially distant film & live streaming production company.
Yemi Sawyerr, Founder & Director of LiteSwitch TV: a socially distant film & live streaming production company.
Nhu Huynh & Yasmin Keil, co-directors of Young Creators UK: a creative, social & entrepreneurial hub for young people.
Nhu Huynh & Yasmin Keil, co-directors of Young Creators UK: a creative, social & entrepreneurial hub for young people.
Cassie Quarless & Usayd Younis, co-founders of black & brown
Cassie Quarless & Usayd Younis, co-founders of black & brown: a London-based production company that centres people of colour through challenging and exciting films.
Skanda Skabbagh, co-founder of Everyone’s Climbing Tree
Skanda Skabbagh, co-founder of Everyone’s Climbing Tree

“The clarity MeWe has given is big.  The business plan influenced our work. Lots of our services were informal and it helped give it a structure. My MeWe mentor was amazing at breaking down a complex problem into something minimal. At flash points it made a big difference.”

everyonesclimbingtree.co.uk/

Bola Obileye, founder of Jitterbug: a brand that creates products to celebrate and support your vitality, giving you the feel-good energy you need to find your natural rhythm and turn your day around.
Bola Obileye, founder of Jitterbug: a brand that creates products to celebrate and support your vitality, giving you the feel-good energy you need to find your natural rhythm and turn your day around.
Karen Jelenje, founder of Activate The City!
Karen Jelenje, founder of Activate The City!: a youth-led social enterprise that empowers young people by helping them activate vacant and underused spaces to drive social change in the communities that need it the most.
Ben Ryan, Co-Founder and Director of Signifier
Ben Ryan, Co-Founder and Director of Signifier

“It’s a pivotal moment for what it symbolises in terms of different worlds that might not have met without an organisation like MeWe.”

signifier.org

Karla Williams, co-founder of Ms Mono Productions: an award-winning production company that tells bold and original female centred stories with a goal to increase female representation within the film and TV Industry.
Karla Williams, co-founder of Ms Mono Productions: an award-winning production company that tells bold and original female centred stories with a goal to increase female representation within the film and TV Industry.
The Triforce Creative Network
The Triforce Creative Network

“The relationship with the mentors has been the main benefit – including advice on HR and managing our team.”

thetcn.com

Nadine Marsh Edwards, co-founder of Greenacre
Nadine Marsh Edwards, co-founder of Greenacre

“MeWe provides us with fantastic people to talk to – having that third party has been invaluable to us as a business”.

greenacrefilms.com/

Seetal Kaur & Aaminah Patel, co-founders of ForwardCulture CIC: social enterprise focusing on the empowerment of South Asian women.
Seetal Kaur & Aaminah Patel, co-founders of ForwardCulture CIC: social enterprise focusing on the empowerment of South Asian women.
Akin Akinsiku is a co- founder of Five Apples, creators of BAFTA nominated and ‘Broadcast award’ winning Apple Treehouse drama series on the BBC.
Akin Akinsiku is a co- founder of Five Apples, creators of BAFTA nominated and ‘Broadcast award’ winning Apple Treehouse drama series on the BBC.
Ibukun Baldwin, founder of Bukky Baldwin
Ibukun Baldwin, founder of Bukky Baldwin: an ethical fashion and textiles company based in Manchester aiming to empower marginalised communities.
Melanie Keen, Iniva
Melanie Keen, Iniva

“The 1-1 mentoring has already been incredibly enriching for us as we investigate one new income stream in particular. Working with a mentor who has experience of the both the not for profit / publicly funded arts and culture world as well as hard-nosed commercialism of consultancy, has been very beneficial.”

iniva.org

Rachel Drummond Hay, co-founder of Drummer TV
Rachel Drummond Hay, co-founder of Drummer TV

“It has been invaluable to have a space where I’m not firefighting with the daily challenges of running our company, but am able to think about the bigger picture and better ways to address this. Also, to share experiences and learn from others in the group.”

www.drummertelevision.com

Ryan Mario Yasin, founder of Petit Pli
Ryan Mario Yasin, founder of Petit Pli: a fashion brand that designs out waste across the entire garment value chain by engineering versatile garments that grow with the wearer.
Rukhsana Mosam, Creative Director of Ten66
Rukhsana Mosam, Creative Director of Ten66

“Being part of the MeWe Incubator has enabled me to understand the financial side of our business.  Plus, there is the chance to form permanent working relationships with other MeWe members which we have already done, forging a potential co-production with other content producers who specialise in drama.”

www.ten66.tv

Angela Awuah, founder of Mental Health The Arts: an early intervention creative arts academy for young people between the ages of 13 and 25 with direct and indirect experience of mental illness.
Angela Awuah, founder of Mental Health The Arts: an early intervention creative arts academy for young people between the ages of 13 and 25 with direct and indirect experience of mental illness.
Edward Brial, John Bertolaso, & Edward Hill, co-founders of hydroCotton
Edward Brial, John Bertolaso, & Edward Hill, co-founders of hydroCotton: a startup helping fashion companies reduce their environmental impact by growing radically sustainable cotton in a transparent way.
Tunde Adekoya, founder of Big People Music: a Manchester based creative agency curating and producing art innovation projects worldwide, utilising a network of established and emerging creatives.
Tunde Adekoya, founder of Big People Music: a Manchester based creative agency curating and producing art innovation projects worldwide, utilising a network of established and emerging creatives.
http://agrit.net/bocoran-pola-slot-gacor/