Tag Archives: LBS Entrepreneur Spotlight

Nuno Sebastião (MBA 2009) Co- Founder, Chairman, CEO of Feedzai

LBS Alumnus founded Feedzai raises $200M at over $1B valuation

Feedzai, a start-up co-founded by London Business School alumnus Nuno Sebastião, raises US$200 million at over $1 billion valuation to fight financial crime with AI. Feedzai is an AI-powered risk management platform that provides banks, others in the financial sector, and companies managing payments online with the tools to spot and fight fraud. It has […]

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Jamil Mawji: Changing lives by putting people first

At a time when calls to better protect the vulnerable in society have never been louder, it is heartening to learn of a company in the care home industry which places the interests of those in care, and their carers, at the forefront of their policy making and business planning. Jamil Mawji, co-founder and co-chairman of […]

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AMZA team members

How to start and run a business with your two best friends

Would you start a business with your friends? That’s exactly what Ariadna Pui MBA2021 did. Here she tells her story of how she balances business with friendship, all with the added challenges of working in a remote environment. Remember those times when friendships were easy? You met at school, listened to the same music, hated […]

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Ayesha Ofori

Ayesha Ofori: Finding purpose through entrepreneurship

Ayesha Ofori knew that she had made an important journey with her property investment portfolio, moving from what she terms a “side hustle” to a principal source of income, when she discovered that she was earning more from property than with her job with Goldman Sachs. In this post, she shares how she found purpose […]

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Accomplished Entrepreneur Award winners

LBS Alumni Anuj Srivastava and Mark Kornfilt receive the Accomplished Entrepreneur Awards

Livspace co-founder Anuj Srivastava MBA2003 and Mark Kornfilt EMBALS2014, co-founder of Livestream, have been recognised by the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) at London Business School for their entrepreneurial achievements. The Accomplished Entrepreneur Awards were established in 2010 to celebrate alumni who have built innovative businesses, the awards have become a highly anticipated moment […]

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STORIES FROM THE PARTI PRIS – Surviving “Survivorship bias”

In these unprecedented times of (using the word unprecedented) uncertainty, many of us are contemplating taking the leap of faith and becoming a fulltime entrepreneur. In this edition of the Zymurgist Diaries, let’s aim to understand how various biases trick founders and why founders continue to succumb to them, and what they can do about it. […]

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My story: Thomas Griesel, MiM2010 – Founder & CEO, HelloFresh

When Thomas graduated from LBS’s Masters in Management (MiM) in 2010 he knew that he wanted to start his own business and it wasn’t long before he joined forces with co-founder, Dominik Richter, and HelloFresh was born. Hear from Thomas about his journey to building a global company with over 7,000 employees, the lessons he […]

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The Value of Community in Our New Reality

SFR Medical, a social impact MedTech company from this year’s LBS Incubator cohort, was recently selected to represent London Business School at this year’s Santander Universities Emerging Entrepreneurs Programme. The programme is open to students and recent graduates from a Santander Universities UK partner university. It runs from May – September 2020 and features virtual […]

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