Design Sprints – Newcastle University Business School

Design Sprints & Facilitation Newcastle University Business School Brief 💼 Newcastle University Business School sought to run several Rapid Design Interventions or design sprints with social enterprises as part of their practice-based modules around innovation, enterprise, and sustainability. Virtu Circle was commissioned (as a delivery provider for Impactara). Approach 🎨 Participants were led through a […]

Project Management, Business Planning – Toast Ale

Design Sprints & Facilitation Newcastle University Business School Brief 💼 Toast Ale identified a market opportunity to provide a circular economy brewing ingredient from surplus bread: Companion™. The challenge was to develop a scaled operation and business plan for the Companion™ project, including researching supply requirements and availability, identifying potential production partners and processing solutions, […]

Innovation and circular economy project – Thrift+

Thrift+ Innovation and Circular Economy Project Brief 💼 Thrift+ is a leading circular fashion service helping customers resell their clothes, support the environment, and raise money for good causes. They were looking for an innovation and service designer to lead the project, to develop test and launch an on-demand, free clothing recycling service, offering customers […]

Project Management and Innovation – Cambridge City Council & It Takes A City

Project Management Cambridge City Council and It Takes A City Brief 💼 Virtu Circle was asked to project lead work with Cambridge City Council and It Takes A City, a local charity looking to tackle the causes of homelessness, to explore setting up a place-based social Investment Fund in Greater Cambridge. Approach 🔦   As […]