Weekly profiles of smaller organisations - learn about their business models and MBA hiring needs! This section is reserved for BusinessBecause premium members
Olivier Vidal runs career services start-up Go.Show.Do. His firm is still young, but he wants to hire three MBA interns - two with a background in marketing or finance.
26 Jun 2014
New Zealander Divya Dhar dropped her medical career to pursue entrepreneurship. After a Wharton MBA, she wants to raise her healthcare communications start-up to rude health.
19 Jun 2014
After leaving pharma giant Novartis, Trudi Haemmerli used an MBA program at St. Gallen to write a business plan for her life sciences start-up, which she launched in April 2014.
12 Jun 2014
Caribu is a mobile app business, founded by four Imperial College Business School graduates. CEO Ben Mallett talks us through his plans for the business, which has proved popular with families.
17 Apr 2014
SimplyInsured provides health insurance for small businesses in the U.S. Former Mckinsey healthcare analyst and current start-up CEO, Vivek Shah, has ambitious plans to expand.
10 Apr 2014
SocialProject.PH is a crowd-funding platform based in the Philippines, founded by MBAs from Melbourne and Rotman business schools. But the business offers innovative housing solutions – and more.
3 Apr 2014
Active Analytic, based in India, sells packages to SMEs which include a range of online services. It was founded by Mahek Shah, an MBA graduate of MIP Politecnico di Milano.
27 Mar 2014
Hub Australia is a national learning community that drives innovation through collaboration. The company was founded by Brad Krauskopf, who graduated from IE Business School’s MBA.
13 Mar 2014
Comparabien allows customers in emerging markets to compare money, insurance and telecoms. Co-founder and Cass Business School alumnus Leo Castellanos talks us through its founding.
6 Mar 2014
Piano C srl was founded by MIP Politecnico Di Milano EMBA Riccarda Zezza. The business arm consults companies on gender equality, and the association provides a co-working space for women.
27 Feb 2014
Founded by a Grenoble GSB graduate, Real City Tours operates in the tourism sector, selling "real" tours to passionate tourists and back-packers in Colombia.
20 Feb 2014
Sustainable Brasil Consulting consults big corporations on issues of sustainability and social responsibility in emerging markets. It was founded by IE Business School MBA Gwendoline de Ganay.
13 Feb 2014
Pixeom is a cloud-computing start-up which has swelled to 30 employees within a month of launching. They are up against tough competition, but the founders say their focus on security sets them apart.
6 Feb 2014
Co-founded by five ESADE MBAs, Origin is a social-impact start-up that helps improve nutrition and financial inclusion in some of the poorest parts of India.
30 Jan 2014
LuckyPennie is a social music App that provides songs and concert listings from local and trusted taste-makers. The founders are up against big brands, but think they have spotted a gap in the market.
23 Jan 2014
Pizza Rossa raised a whopping £400K through crowd funding. Founder Corrado Accardi explains the inspiration behind the idea and how an MBA from LBS helped him get the ball rolling.
16 Jan 2014
Founded by Oxford Said MBA Andrew Hunt, Aduna operates in health and beauty, selling products to leading retailers in London. But there is more to this SME than meets the eye.
9 Jan 2014
Rue Marcellin sells vintage posters and prints in the eCommerce sector. Founder and EMLYON MBA Paul Budny shares his entrepreneurial journey.
19 Dec 2013
SalesGossip is an online mobile-app service that operates in the fashion technology industry. It was founded by two LBS MBAs - who have driven the start-up to new heights over two years.
12 Dec 2013
Agile Cyber Solutions is a UK-Indian based SME, founded by five Cranfield MBAs. They operate in the eCommerce sector and have been growing for the past three years.
5 Dec 2013
Founded by an AGSM MBA, Specials for Today offer discounts and deals at popular food and drink outlets and other businesses in Sydney. They hope to secure angel investment and expand across Australia!
28 Nov 2013
Alice's Pig is a unique fashion brand that sells vintage-inspired women's clothing. Nicolai Schumann is a Cass Business School MBA and left a finance career to co-found the startup.
21 Nov 2013
For the past five years, London-based online SME Metail has been in stealth mode. Now, they plan to expand, double their team and open offices in Singapore - and are happy to hire MBAs!
14 Nov 2013
Oculus is a UK-based digital marketing agency that specializes in website design. They stay competitive in a crowded industry by focusing on the client - and currently hire MBAs!
7 Nov 2013
Founded in 2009, Mavens are already boasting big name clients such as Citroen, Santander and Unilever. Mavens’ ranks have swelled year-on-year and they want to hire MBAs now!
30 Oct 2013