who we are


QLI is a blended SDG business Accelerator and Incubator, a new business development model focussed on purpose-led ideas facilitating development of successful start-ups.


The unique and fundamental purpose of QLI is to accelerate and incubate purpose-led business innovations to deliver solutions to the UNDP’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs.)

Our Values

01. Inspirational

‘Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.”

Henry Ford

02. Purposeful

“If you can tune into your purpose and really align with it, setting goals so that your vision is an expression of that purpose, then life flows much more easily.”

Jack Canfield

03. Transformational

“There is no alternative to digital transformation. Visionary companies will carve out new strategic options for themselves — those that don’t adapt, will fail.”

Jeff Bezos, Amazon

Proven Success

By The Numbers

Our 5 Key Drivers

  1. Inspire social entrepreneurs to reach their full potential.
  2. Promote fun and enjoyment throughout our cohorts.
  3. Encourage the development of entrepreneurial graduates.
  4. Passionately support achievement in others.
  5. Positively influence improvement in lives.

What key drivers are: These 5 drivers are a synthesis of our collective core values into the five traits most important to manifesting our purpose.

Business Supported

Funds Raised


A Team Of Professionals

Peter Guest

Peter Guest

Director & Mentor

Leylah Honeyborne

Leylah Honeyborne


Tara Hamilton Howard

Tara Hamilton Howard

Co-founder & Coach

David Frankel

David Frankel

Co-Founder & Mentor


What We Do Best

Business Ideation

Together with our bespoke Concept Review Panel, we tackle the ideation process of generating, developing, and assessing new business ideas.

Soft Skills Coaching

Confidence, leadership and communication are the big three we focus on…


We view mentoring as vital in building out a business.  Whether younger or older our mentors have areas of expertise suitable to all business builders.

Team Building

We consider that one person insufficient to handle all the work associated with a start-up.  So we support very early on the concept of finding a co-founder or building a team.


A crucial business activity by which our business builders are encouraged and supported to meet and form external business relationships.


Often overlooked at the early stage we encourage collaborations as soon as practical to assist with the completion of tasks or achievement of goals.

Get In Touch

53-55 Southbourne Grove


Bournemouth UK BH6 3QU