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Founders In London You Should Know

Keep An Eye on These Inspiring Tech Founders

What better way to celebrate our new London office than to put some fierce leaders in the spotlight?
Allow us to introduce you to 5 founders across industries such as dating apps, communities, media and much more…
Michelle Kennedy

Michelle is the founder of Peanut app, their mission is to provide a social network for women to connect across fertility, pregnancy, motherhood and menopause. So far, over 3M women use Peanut monthly to build friendships, find support, and learn from one another. Peanut won Apple’s Best of 2021, so they are indeed the real deal.

Industry: Computer Networking Products
Company size: 78 employees
Founded: 2016

Pip Jamieson

Pip is the Founder & CEO of The Dots , a professional network for people that don’t wear suits to work -‘dubbed “The next LinkedIn?’ by Forbes. 68% + of The Dots community is female, 31% + BAME & 16% + LGBT+. The Dots also do a lot of work around socio-economic diversity and neurodiversity to fuel a more balanced industry of the future.

Industry: Online Audio and Video Media
Company size: 24 employees
Founded: 2014

Amandine Le Pape

Amandine is the COO & co-founder at Element, a Matrix-based end-to-end encrypted messenger and collaboration app. It’s decentralised so that users can be digitally sovereign (own and control their own data). Element can be self-hosted, or through a hosting service such as Element Matrix Services. Element operates on the open Matrix network to provide interoperability between other messenger and collaboration apps.

Industry: Software Development
Company size: 145 employees
Founded: 2017

Alexia de Broglie & Margot de Broglie

These co-founders created Your Juno, a startup aiming to help make women and non-binary users better investors. Their mission is to give women and non-binary people the financial knowledge and confidence to build their wealth. They believe wealth is about far more than owning a nice house and being able to jet off on a nice holiday. Wealth equals freedom. That’s why Your Juno was built! Closing the gender gap in financial literacy is not the final hill to climb in the trek towards gender equity. But knowledge is power – so it’s a good place to start.

Industry: E-Learning Providers
Company size: 17 employees
Founded: 2020

Saasha Celestial-One

Saasha is the COO and Co-Founder at Olio. Olio is the app that makes it easy to pass on the stuff you no longer need. Their motto is to share more, waste less – normalise sharing what we no longer need, and make buying new a last resort.

Industry:  Environmental Services
Company size: 149 employees
Founded: 2016

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