Since we launched in 2017 our outcomes have changed with the upgrades we’ve made to our programs. But our aim has always been to give people the skills and mindset to take ownership of their careers.
PHIL, 32 years old, Australia
Kupendo Kids, founded by 2018 alumni Phil, sells ethically sourced handcrafted toys. They share the joy that toys and books bring to children with those that need it most. It is Kupendo’s mission to become the world’s number one social impact toy shop and deliver over 1 million toys to disadvantaged children in Africa and around the world by the year 2022.
TIFF, 25 years old, Australia
Founded by 2017 alumni Tiff, Anytiffng is a social storytelling company that delivers full service management of social strategy to values-based businesses. The company specializes in paid media, influencer strategy and community management.
DIEGO, 23 years old, South Africa
Founded by 2018 alumni, Utamu is an ethical fashion brand that celebrates craftsmanship and supports children’s education. For every jacket or tunic sold, you sponsor 3 months of English and Math class for a kid at Ukhanyo Primary School in Masiphumelele.
ANNA, 27 years old, Hungary
Stages of limbo creates a space for professionals to explore, play and recharge their creative energies. In their community they believe in intuitive first times, in imperfect outcomes, and in creating.Their mission is to activate artistic potential and explore the inner creative in everyone. With the aim of liberating people from the strains they put on themselves.
ATTILA, 28 years old, Hungary
Attila, a 2018 alumni, founded WPKurzu (translated as: WP Courses). In 2013, Attila began his entrepreneurial journey as a result of his lack of technical web design and development skills. He wanted a high quality website, but didn’t know how to build one. This sparked his eureka moment: What if he could provide succinct WordPress courses to help people to build high quality websites faster and better? So he did and WPKurzus was founded in late 2015. Atilla joined our Latin America 2018 program to accelerate the growth of his business.
REN JEAN, 28 years old, Singapore
2018 alumni Ren Jean founded her personal brand to provide digital marketing strategies for small businesses.
HALLE, 32 years old, USA
Mad Mirror Media is a media platform designed to create content that explores, deconstructs, and discusses communication and its role in society today. Founded by Nomad Alumni Halle Stern in 2018.
ENGO, 31 years old, Netherlands
Dutchdaytrading is run by a group of experienced traders on the stock exchange. They also teach from a passion for commercial craftsmanship. Day trading is buying and selling securities on the stock exchange to benefit from price fluctuations during the trading day.
DutchDayTrading was founded by Nomad Alumni, Engo Koc
GARAI, 25 years old, USA
ComeFindHelp uses community green spaces as the vehicle to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable New York City ecosystem. Through the use of renovated shipping container installations, they bring communities together around the major issues affecting them.
EMILY, 33 years old, USA
Nomad Alumni and Founder Emily Brennan is an award-winning digital marketer with the expertise and enthusiasm to help businesses grow. She is a tenured agency executive who rolls-up her sleeves to understand the most efficient ways to attract customers and increase revenue with the power of online marketing. Her deep digital roots and a proven track record of understanding business needs and designing effective marketing programs has enabled businesses of all sizes to benefit from search, social and digital display marketing.
High performers from over 30 countries form the heart of our fast growing community; all united by their aspiration to own what they do.
“Now, instead of being stuck in a corporate office, I can choose to work from anywhere in the world”. Before joining the Nomad Program in 2018, Chloe worked as a systems analyst for a mining company for 5 years. After graduating she founded her own company, Wheel For Happiness and alongside this she now works as a Digital Media & Marketing Specialist."
“Anything is possible when you surround yourself with the most motivated people”After graduating in 2018, Renjean co-founded the startup Skyllz, an online marketplace of recreational skills teachers. Renjean is also a Freelance Digital Marketing Specialist working with clients in Tourism & hospitality, F&B, tech, private equity, real estate, and more. Before the 2018 Latin America Program, she had in depth experience as a Marketing Manager working with agencies and social enterprises."
“This program is for those with a truly open mind, inability to settle for mediocrity and willingness to ask the hard questions”. Prior to joining Nomad Academy, Hamish worked for 4 years as a Product Innovation Manager at Online Republic, before travelling the world. After graduating from our program he became a premier freelancer specialising in digital marketing and in 2018 he founded EB Digital, his own digital marketing company."
“The most intense but best part of my life… the tribe and organisers helped me achieve so much.” Atilla is cofounder of WPKurzcus, a creator and seller of premium WordPress courses. Already an experienced entrepreneur, Atilla joined our Latin America 2018 program to accelerate the growth of his business, fast-track his personal growth and take his company ‘remote’."
“It was great to learn from a diverse, inspiring and determined group from all over the world”After almost 3 years as an account manager at Hogarth, Perla joined the Nomad Program in 2018 to take her career in a new direction. After graduating from our digital marketing program, Perla has taken on a number of digital marketing roles for smaller, more creative agencies in London."
“This experience has equipped me with the mindset to achieve more than I realised was possible”. Gwen is a coach at startup Adaptovate, bringing Agile ways of working to scaling companies. Before joining the SE Asia Program in 2017, he spent over 5 years in financial insurance consulting and did a Masters in International Business from EBS Paris."
Phil is the founder of Kupendo, a social enterprise in online retail where for every product sold an education product is given to children in need. Before joining the 2018 Africa Program, he spent 10 years as a corporate lawyer across some of Australia’s largest corporates."
We aren’t for people that want a pay raise, promotion, or vacation; and this isn’t even for people that want to found and sell their tech startup within 3 years - there are already options for each of these needs.
For those that feel there’s more to life than sitting at a desk, waiting for the weekend and being a cog in a machine. Who won’t settle for a normal life.
Even if they don’t know exactly what that ‘different’ looks like, they’re willing to try. They want to live life on their own terms, find purpose in what they do and even impact the world.