Case Studies

Mobile Life

17thJun 2011

Mobile Life was set up by Stephen Doyle in October 2002 to deliver a new wave of internet services to mobile phones and PDAs.

The idea

ModMyPi: a case for success

1stNov 2013
“One of the most important things I got from SETsquared was knowledge, and having someone that I could ask questions. I wasn’t a business person, I was a student civil engineer, and at the start I didn’t have the first clue of how to run a business.”
Jacob Marsh, CEO, ModMyPi

Fast facts 

ModMyPi: Sound advice for a successful business case

25thJul 2017

When Raspberry Pi launched a low-end micro-computer aimed at encouraging programming, University of Exeter student Jacob Marsh saw an opportunity. One of the first in line to buy the much-anticipated micro-computer, Jacob set out to design a case to house the computer.

Launching his business ModMyPi with a simple website in 2012, Jacob soon realised the potential of his product after receiving more than 300 orders in the first few days. Jacob turned to start-up support incubator SETsquared for business support.