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Brownstone have been running a competition where we will be giving away £3,500 worth of web design and branding to a lucky competition winner, below we have listed our three finalist, all we are asking you to do is to email through to which company you think should win! The competition will close on the 1st of June and results announce on the 7th June, you have 2 weeks so get voting!! We have attached some company info and the websites of the companies to help you make your decision.

1. Against the Grain Initiatives

Against the Grain Initiatives (ATGI) are anew social enterprise offering employment with support to homeless and vulnerably housed people. We motivate and train long-term unemployed individuals with complex issues to gain employment and stability in their lives – and then to maintain it. We gained start-up funding from Cambridge city council last year when we became a fully incorporated social enterprise for non-profit company limited by guarantee.

Please see attached: ATGI_trifold

We are in desperate need of a professional looking web site encompassing what ATGI is all about using the branding we have developed using the expertise of Brownstone. We welcome any help with our marketing strategy that an established company with experience in the sector like Brownstone can offer.

2. Magic Solver

MagicSolver is a young and growing start-up creating a fun way for users to discover cool apps every day.

With its popular iPhone, iPad and Android apps, MagicSolver helps

smartphone users to discover great apps every day for free.

developers and publishers to get visibility for their apps among MagicSolver’s 5,600,000 customers across 90 countries.

Our ambition is to become the world reference in App Store discovery.

MagicSolver Poster for ideaspace May 2011

3. Campkins

Campkins is 2 shops based in Cambridge, on Kings Parade and Rose Crescent. Since the 1950’s Campkins has been a dedicated camera specialist helping photographers with all their needs. Now we are one of the few left in the UK.

If Campkins win Brownstone would be helping one of Cambridge’s oldest companies update itself to the modern world.

Thank you in advance for voting – 


8 responses to “Competition!

  1. pcs May 27, 2011 at 1:05 am

    i vote for Against the Grains Initiatives and i hope they win.

  2. jan ashley May 29, 2011 at 1:00 pm

    would like to nominate Against The Grain Initatives

  3. Christopher Fields May 29, 2011 at 8:00 pm

    “I would like MagicSolver to win the Brownstone Design competiton”
    – Emmanuel Carraud is an inspirational young executive. He has immense creative potential.

  4. Kim Hoenderdos May 30, 2011 at 6:40 pm

    I would like MagicSolver to win the Brownstone Design competiton

  5. Tyler Robinson May 30, 2011 at 8:11 pm

    I would like Magic Solver to win the Brownstone design competition

  6. Ona Kvedaravicius May 30, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    I would like MagicSolver to win the Brownstone Design competiton.

  7. Kev Scanlon June 1, 2011 at 7:56 pm

    I would like to see AGTI win the competition as it looks like they offer real hope and the chance for homeless people to have a future…

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