People with big ideas

Big ideas and dreams are not enough they must be supported by dedication, focus and commitment.

In this section we look at the motivations for starting a business. Why do people make the decision to start and how does it go…

For some it may be quite a leap from employment into self employment.

Abi Cartter

Name:     Abi Carter 
Company Name:     Forensic Resources
With no business experience and aged just 23 years old forensic scientist Abi Carter decided the time was right to leave the security of her job and set up on her own ... Read More




Ben Room

Name:     Ben Room
Company Name:     BRD Boardsports

Ben set up his business BRD Boardsports in February 2008. It is now South Wales' leading Mountain Boarding Centre, based on the beautiful Gower Peninsula in Swansea ... Read More




D Williams

Name:     Dwynwen Williams
Company Name:     ATOM PR
Welsh PR agency co-founder Dwynwen Williams decided to launch ATOM PR, a small but perfectly formed bilingual communications agency based in Caernarfon, North Wales ...  Read More



Helen Gill

Name:     Helen Rhiannon Gill
Company Name:     Helen Rhiannon
Award winning, Swansea-based fashion designer Helen Rhiannon Gill decided to return to Wales after graduating from the University of Westminster, London ... Read More



Nathan Dicks

Name:     Nathan Dicks
Company Name:     Rewise Learning
Swansea-born Nathan Dicks was just 14 years old when came up with an innovative way of using his love of music to revise for his exams ... Read More



Rhys Waters

Name:     Rhys Waters     
Company Name:     Zipline Creative
In 2008, 25 year old Newport graduate, Rhys Waters, made the decision to launch Zipline Creative, a multimedia production company, after only a years’ experience of working for the BBC ... Read More




Wyn Roberts

Name:     Wyn Roberts
Company Name:     Aqua Marketing
Aqua Marketing founder, Wyn Roberts decided to make the move from employee to business owner after taking voluntary redundancy ... Read More