Meet the Alumni

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Rich Walker

London, UK

Industry
Technology
Year founded
1997
Business
Shadow Robot Company
Partner College
University College London
" The programme is structured around peer-to-peer learning. At first you think: ‘How is that going to work between a restaurant, a cleaning company, a haulage company and a robot company?’ But it soon becomes apparent that the problems are the same across all businesses. "

BUSINESS OVERVIEW

The Shadow Robot Company designs and manufactures state-of-the-art anthropomorphic robot hands and related systems.  Their key product, the Shadow Dexterous Hand, is sold globally and used by clients in cutting-edge research and industry.

CHALLENGES

Although the company was designing successful and innovative products, Rich felt he needed a business strategy that would enable him to maximise their growth potential and bring their products to a wider, global client base.

RESULTS

10,000 Small Businesses has provided Rich with the practical skillset and the confidence to make the necessary changes to grow his business.
 

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