Author: Katharine Paterson

Baby Products Association Concept and Innovation Finalist!

I’m over the moon to say that I will be in Harrogate once again at the Nursery fair from the 16th to the 18th October, but this time, as a finalist in the prestigious Baby Products Association Concept and Innovation

Roadmap MBA file

Last summer I had the pleasure to work with Steve Pugh of Roadmap MBA ( who supported me in making a fantastic video about how Karekot came about. Steve has been an invaluable source of support and I want to

Harrogate International Nursery Fair


I’m exhibiting the latest designs of Karekot at Harrogate International Nursery Fair on the 17th to 19th October 2021. I’m excited to meet buyers and retailers to gain impressions of Karekot prior to our launch. Come and see me on

A little bit about me…

I’ve just found out that The Successful Founder published an article about me, and my reasons for creating Karekot, way back in May 2021.  I’m not sure whether that tells you that I’m not very hot on keeping up with

Karekot under the BBC spotlights!

Naturally I was thrilled to be interviewed on BBC Look North East on 15th March and @BBCNEandCumbria have kindly sent me the video so I can bask in my stardom forever and a day.  Classic mistake though: I was so

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A Woman of ‘Dogged Determination’ in a mission for safer baby sleep

It’s been just over a month now since formal announcement was made of me receiving the highly coveted Innovate UK Women In Innovation Award, a month in which I’ve also pitched in the final of the AccelerateHER awards in the