Wall of fame

If your little pitch is a winner, then you’ll be honoured with a place on the Little Pitch “wall of fame”. A gallery of the finest up and coming business brains at ARU!

October 2015

Amber Leeder – Winner by judge’s vote
Concussion Detection Prevention

The ONLY mouth shield that detects concussion by vibrating to prevent further damage for boxers, rugby players and other sport players.

Rebecca Black – Winner by popular vote
Becks Bows

The ONLY handmade hair bow company that uses all profits for the Anglia Ruskin Sirens Cheerleaders to help them get to competition.

Alvaro Baez – Runner up
Help Drone

The ONLY Personal Drone equipped with money, keys, make-up and tools, that goes wherever you are, for all those who are in an emergency.

Matt Yates – Runner up
The Big Wish List

The ONLY mobile phone app that groups together all of your online shopping wish lists into one big manageable platform.

Thomas Calway – Runner up
Fire Charge

The ONLY tablet and phone charger that is powered by burning sticks and twigs for anywhere, anytime

Amber Leeder – honorable mention
SOS app

The ONLY app that when opened, by pressing your phone screen for a matter of second, sends alerts direct to the police, for everyone.

November 2015

Victoria Angel Madu – winner by popular vote
Arella's Cuisine

The ONLY company that packages cooked and frozen African dishes for Africans and lovers of African dishes

Aaron Castell – Winner by judge’s vote
Food Checker

The ONLY app that scans food items’ barcodes to warn you of your allergies and nutrition levels for foodies.

Estela Gaspar – Runner up
Social Round Table

The ONLY foldable table that creates new ideas by being fed information by USB access and exchanged by groups of people.

Nicola Gillin – Runner up

The ONLY wireless pen which can toggle between screenshot, cut & paste, and freehand writing on word docs on touchscreens, for essay writers.

Eunice Raciwu – Runner up
Flask and Live

The ONLY flask that heats up soup and keeps it fresh as the temperature drops, for the homeless to have a chance of survival this winter.

Victoria Angel Madu – honorable mention
Body Map Scanner

The ONLY device that helps nurses and HCA identify any skin damage while conducting BODY MAP on the patients without exposing them.

December 2015

Eunice Raciwu – Overall Winner 2015
Flask and Live

The ONLY flask that heats up soup and keeps it fresh as the temperature drops, for the homeless to have a chance of survival this winter.



Anglia Ruskin Enterprise Academy (AREA) is a central ‘hub’ based in the Lord Ashcroft International Business School that develops, coordinates and consolidates all enterprise and entrepreneurship extra-curricular activities across the whole of Anglia Ruskin.

This Involves students at the heart of these activities including, (but not limited to): Be Your Own Boss Seminars; Entrepreneurship Support Programmes and our Business Planning competitions – The Little Pitch and The Big Pitch that provides seed funding and mentoring as part of the university’s student enterprise agenda. And by building on cutting edge research and engaging with external organisations including: SME’s, Public and Private sector organisations will develop a programme that engages students in real life activities.