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Bav Samani and Liam Green, chypeo-founder/director and co-founder/creative director, Hype

Founded by dynamic duo Liam Green and Bav Samani on a shoe string budget of just £600 in 2011, Hype now has 2,600 international stockists and 1,300 stockists in the UK, including Selfridges, Next, Topman and JD Sports. 

Still just 25 and 32 respectively, Green and Samani have capitalised on the buzz about the brand on social media and have built a solid, sustainable business. Hype has collaborated with high profile partners including Coca Cola, Star Wars, Jurassic Park and Disney. 

The pair are forecasting net revenue of more than £15m for this year, and pre-tax profits of £1.5m. 

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