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Gateway Alliance

Roy has been a great mentor for me. He is focused, knowledgeable and asks great questions.

Helen Martin,

Jagdev Legal

I was incredibly fortunate to have mentoring sessions with Roy when I was evaluating business strategies for our...

Balraj Singh Jagdev,
Managing Partner

YouNeek Productions

I’ve really enjoyed working with Roy over the last few months. He’s been flexible, honest, asked me great...

Luke Evans,

A-Team Academy

I’ve received mentoring sessions from Roy Shelton and he’s been fantastic. He’s experienced and knowledgeable in various different...

Amín Miah,
Head of Centre

Hidden History Tours

Roy’s advice has been invaluable. He got straight to the heart of things and readily shared his knowledge...

Dr. Simon Butler,
Managing Director


I have really enjoyed working with Roy so far. We have developed plans to accelerate the growth of...

Stephen Adams,
Managing Director

BA Events

I’ve really enjoyed working with Roy over the last few months. He’s been flexible, honest, asked me great...

Luke Evans,
Managing Director

Agilysis Limited

I met Roy through the Help to Grow Scheme at Aston University. We had 10 hrs of mentoring...

Karla Batchelor,
Financial Director

Spartan Survival

Not only does Roy provide incredible support and strategy for the business, but it’s evident by his everyday...

Ian Huntington,
Managing Director

The Athlete Factory

Outstanding service and attention to detail that enabled us to gain much needed funding for our business. Roy...

Phil Greening,


It is not just his knowledge and skill set that makes Roy special; it is his management style...

Nicole Markham,
Managing Director

Urban Technology Group

Meeting Roy has meant that my business has found its wings again. It was important for me to...

Lou Crane,

Aston Business School

We have worked with DropJaw Ventures for the past three years and we had excellent service delivered to...

Joanna Axinte,
Programme Manager


Having known Roy for several months I can honestly say that he is definitely someone that inspires people....

Duncan Shaw,
Group CTO

Agilysis Limited

Having recently completed the #HelptoGrow programme with Aston University, working through a number of mentor sessions with Roy...

Dan Campsall,

British Business Bank

I can honestly say it was one of the most worthwhile coffee meetings I have had. Roy understands...

Sue Barnard,
Senior Manager


Roy and his team have been a huge help as non exec and financial advisor. Their support...

Rob Marks,

made of möre

Being part of the DropJaw Portfolio has been great for us. As start-up founders, Roy pushes us to...

Elle Rankin,

4 Roads

Roy is a highly skilled communicator, mentor and motivator. With his skills and knowledge he has helped 4...

Robert Nash,
Chief Executive

Wake Drinks

DropJaw Ventures delivered a project for Wake Drinks back in August 2016. The product beat our expectations on...

Alex Buckley,

Tan Rosie

Roy at DropJaw Ventures has been such a positive and motivating influence in the growth of our business...

Lee Sylvester,

Branded Items Group

Roy and DropJaw Ventures have been helping us with scaling up our early-stage business. DropJaw are highly valuable...

Steve Fairhurst,
Managing Director


I have worked with Roy on a number of projects now and will keep going back. Knowledgeable, erudite...

David Cullen,

Truman Kitchens

Many thanks to Roy for his hard work over the last few months. His straightforward approach combined inspiration...

Alan Bricknell,
Managing Director

Jude Jennison

I had lost faith in my vision with Covid-19. Roy helped me re-engage with it, get clarity on...

Jude Jennison,
Managing Director

Magic Milestones

I’ve just finished my mentoring sessions with Roy at DropJaw. I had a very specific need for a...

Stephanie Chamberlain,
Founder & Chief


Roy has been outstanding at supporting and guiding us in our quest to scale up our SaaS business....

Raj Maher,

FW Capital

I’ve been working with Roy and DropJaw for 2 years now. Roy takes a considered approach to fundraising...

Gary Guest,
Fund Director

Keeping Studio

I’ve worked with DropJaw on a couple of very specific objectives, and every step of the way I’ve...

Tom Keeping,

The Zeitgeist

I’ve worked with DropJaw for over a year now, sharing a Board level engagement and it’s been brilliant....

Ryan Hall,

GC Business Finance

I have worked with Roy to provide funding for a number of DropJaw clients via the Northern Powerhouse...

Mark Gibbons,
Senior Loan Manager

Aegis Engineering

We were introduced to Roy through Aston Business School’s ‘Productivity through People’ programme. He has helped us to...

Chris Hoare,

Esmail Architects

We have been working with Roy over the last few months on a business growth programme. Roy has...

Mahmood Esmail,
Founding Partner


We have been working with DropJaw to create a marketing and sales strategy to ensure we hit our...

Victor Kaidatzis,

The Inspire Foundation

Roy is a really great guy who can draw on a wide range of experience and knowledge to...

Alexander Howard,


Roy has provided valuable insight into our business growth strategy. He has been excellent in working with us...

Kavita Parmar,

Financial Fortress

Roy is an all-round great guy who inspires anyone he meets. Can’t recommend DropJaw enough.

Wayne Musket,
Managing Director

The Gift Experience

You sometimes reach a point where you become “blind” within your business and you need someone to open...

Trevor Pervin,
Managing Director

Kate Curry Design

Roy has been working with me to develop a growth strategy for my business. Through my time with...

Kate Curry,