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Old Street pop-up shop: Winners revealed!

You voted in the thousands and we can now unveil the two start-ups that have won space in our pop-up shop in partnership with Sage One...

Following thousands of votes, in association with Sage's online software, Sage One, can now reveal the names of the two start-ups that have won retail space in our pop-up shop at the heart of Old Street Underground station from February 8-14 2016.

Taking the space jointly, the winners are…Lavolio and miPic!

Both start-ups will receive £750 to kit out their part of the shop for the week and will receive promotions across our networks.

Find out more about the worthy pop-up shop winners here:


Our vision is to put love back into confectionery. Our slowly made Lavolio artisan sweets are presented in designer tin boxes, with 30 natural flavours created with nuts, real fruit, chocolate and spices. They are luxuriously indulgent and they make the perfect love-filled Valentine gift.


miPic gives people the power to create amazing print products straight from their phone or sell their pics and earn money for free! Give her your ART this Valentines.
– Use your pics to create amazing ‘unique’ print products for your loved ones.
– Upload and sell your pics to a global audience and earn money for free.
– Choose from beautiful hand-made art, design and fashion products and transform your digital pics into ‘real’ works of art!

Lucy Wayment, editor of, commented:

“We were searching for start-ups with the theme of ‘love' to take our fantastic retail space and Lavolio and miPic, with their confectionery and art offerings, couldn't be a better fit!

“With votes in the thousands, Lavolio and miPic clearly have the people's backing and we're so excited to see them showcase their wares in February at our amazing pop-up shop in Old Street station – the hub of Tech City. Watch this space for updates!”


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