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Brain in Hand

Smart, personalised technology to help individuals with conditions such as autism or brain injury to live independently at home and work.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location Exeter, England, GB
  • Currency GBP
  • Founded June 2009
  • Employees 12
  • Website

Company Summary

Brain in Hand provides assistive technology through smartphone and web services. Developed over 4 years, current customers include schools, colleges, NHS and Social Services; it is even being tested at Parliament. We are also targeting large employers who have pledged to take on a more diverse workforce, such as Sainsbury's or SAP, and sell direct to individuals. We provide great information to customers through analysis of the date we capture.


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    Andrew Charles Morrell Stamp

    Andrew was formerly with Deloittes (now PWC) and ICI PLC. As a partner in Morgan Harris Burrows LLP he worked extensively in new enterprise from formation to FTSE listing; he has experience in behavioural intervention of autism (for his son) and was a founder Director of ADRC (Southampton) a leading clinic for the diagnosis of autism in adults, which is a registered charity.

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    David Fry

    Formerly a partner in PA Consulting, David has developed new businesses in the pharmaceuticals, healthcare and consumer technology sectors. He has particular experience in bringing private sector commercial skills into the public sector.

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    Glenn David Atter

    Formerly the Oxford Molecular Group and iJento Limited, Dr Atter has 18 years’ experience of the design and development commercial business systems. He gained his PhD at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

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    David Andrew Pool
    Director of Business Development

    David has 15 years’ experience with Sage PLC, iJento Ltd, Intel Corporation and IBM. His specialisation is in start-ups and early stage (growth phase) software businesses, translating technological excellence into sales and marketing advantage.

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    Lisbeth Thiesen

    Lisbeth is a graduate of Copenhagen Business College; she is a senior finance and operations manager with broad industry experience gained during an International career spanning seven European countries and the US. She was for ten years Treasurer and a Trustee of the national charity PEACH - Parents for the Early Intervention of Autism in Children.

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    Barbara Dewar
    Director of Education

    Barbara was formerly head teacher at the National Autistic Society's Broomhayes School and is an authority on education of people with autism; the is retained as a consultant (10 days per month) in the development of Brain-in-Hand in specialist and mainstream schools, FE Colleges and Universities

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    Laura Newton
    Implemention Manager

    An experienced project manager and therapist with a background in education and healthcare. She has also senior experience in local government (housing, homelessness and community involvement).


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    Stephens Scown, Exeter
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    Antrobus Chartered Accountants, Petersfield

Previous Investors

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    The Roger Brooke Charitable Trust
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    Marek Gumienny
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    David Mitchell