Our story

Kickstart was created in 2015 to connect students across London universities and to equip them with the tools needed to build meaningful startups. So far, we've accelerated 30 startups and our impact continues to grow each year.

Luca Feser

Co-Director

Ryan Gruss
Co-Director

Lazarus Chok

Co-Director

Zoltan Kalmar

University Outreach

Belinda Jiao
Applications & Marketing

Shakeel Subratty

University Outreach

Ragav Manimaran

Kickstart Co-Founder 

Medicine, UCL

Nik Ohri
Kickstart Co-Founder

Investor, Summit Partners

Yassine Larbi

Kickstart Co-Founder

Associate, BCG

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Kristy Hart

Kickstart Co-Founder

Founder, Hack Horizon

Naeem Amarsy

Kickstart Co-founder

Art, Feral Horses

George Robson
Kickstart Co-founder

Premium Product, Revolut

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Zunair Jaffery
Kickstart President | 2016-18

Product Manager, FreightHub

Shriya Anand
Kickstart Co-President: 2016-17

Associate, Bain & Company

Andrew Mitson
Kickstart Co-founder

Founder, Up Learn

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Johanna Pretot
Kickstart Team | 2017-18

Sol Eskenazi
Kickstart Team | 2017-18

Dilip Viswanatha
Kickstart Team | 2017-18

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Alumni Startups 2015/16

Alumni Startups 2016/17 

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Alumni Startups 2017/18