Ade Awokoya moderates at the NatWest Bank event

Support for digital entrepreneurs

Our Focus

LBAcademy is a professional, business development firm providing expertise and support to digital entrepreneurs, both on a Local and Global scale. We also support Corporates with digital business transformation, this includes working directly with Directors who want to expand into International markets (EMEA) and grow sales. We’ll work with you to create and clarify the value-add for new customer segments.

We also have a great project team to support your business growth with successful results, and we can ease your market entry to global markets. We work on a broad platform but also have a focus on Technologies around Data Analytics and Open Banking platforms, working with Startups in this sector to implement their business model.


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Our Business Project Director, Ade Awokoya, is a Business Coach who is passionate about supporting founders to build UK tech products and achieve early stage growth. He also provides career & transition coaching within the startup community, where there is a lot of burn out.

Ade is a co-Founder of the East London Export Club and Associate Member, Institute of Export and International Trade with over 10 years experience as an export adviser and previously worked as a Business Underwriter with UK Export Finance. He provides strategic business advise to UK SME & Corporates to enable their International business growth. He trained and registered in the USA as a Chemical Engineer and later qualified as a Microsoft Certified Partner & Prince2 Practitioner.

LBAcademy works with beneficiaries from charities and community organisations, and Ade currently serves on the Management Committee of Island House Community Centre. He is also co-Lead of the Education Working Group for Tech London Advocates.

LBAcademy provides a launchpad for digital entrepreneurs

Your Launchpad

LBAcademy provides a launchpad for digital entrepreneurs, we provide business coaching by industry leaders and opportunities for personal growth and work with specialist partners to provide complementary services. We also provide a UK Business Growth Hub that supports Tech & Creative Startups to scale-up .

We work with business owners, in the creative, media and technology sector, who have a problem with lean profit margins. What we do is work with you to establish system & process that will enable you to measure and understand the constraints to your business growth. Which means that “we help grow your business and profit.”

Our Story

LBAcademy is a social enterprise, for purpose and Not-for-profit, that provides consultancy with business growth, development and workshops/training services, driven by our mission: “We support digital entrepreneurs, on a local and global scale”. Our community focus is on Newham, and we have built ties with the Council and various social enterprise to make a positive and lasting impact.

We use our network to provide community-based entrepreneurship programmes, to increase skills and access to employment. For our community services to young people who cannot pay to their circumstances, we will seek for funding.

LBAcademy is a UK Business Growth Hub that provides digital skill and talent training to Tech & Creative Startups for high growth.