CRL ACCELERATOR 2020

Central Research Laboratory – Accelerator 2020 Now Open To ‘Hardware Focused Startups’

The Central Research Laboratory (CRL) 6-month accelerator programme ‘Accelerator 2020’ is open – apply and receive £5k grant towards developing your early stage hardware-focused startup. Accelerator 2020, which runs from January to July 2020, is focused on product development, market validation, commercial strategy and investor readiness. The hands-on programme is open to early stage startups looking […]

Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Award - sustainability

Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Award 2018 – Searching for young innovators with bright ideas tackling the world’s biggest sustainability issues

Are you aged 18-35 or know someone with an idea, product or service that’s tackling the world’s sustainability issues?  Apply for the Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Award and win a slice of €100k funding to grow your innovation. The Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Award, organised by Unilever and Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership (CISL), aims to celebrate and […]

Music Startups

International Music Summit Accelerator 2018 Is Searching For The Next Generation Of Music Startups

Music Startups – Do you have an innovative idea that could change the future of electronic music? IMS Accelerator is a brand new platform aiming to spotlight and support the next wave of innovative music startups. The International Music Summit is a thought leadership platform dedicated to creating awareness of and appreciation for electronic music and […]

Equity Crowdfunding

Virgin StartUp Launches Equity Crowdfunding Accelerator – CrowdBoost

Virgin StartUp launches equity crowdfunding accelerator – CrowdBoost – for start-up entrepreneurs looking to scale their business. CrowdBoost aims to address the “critical funding gap” for start-ups looking to scale, by teaching entrepreneurs how to maximise  opportunities available through equity crowdfunding. According to Virgin, 42% of start-ups fail in their fourth year due to lack […]

Fair By Design

Wayra UK ‘Fair By Design’ – New Accelerator Tackling ‘poverty premium’

Wayra – a Telefónica backed accelerator network – is launching a new startup accelerator programme ‘Fair By Design’ to solve Britain’s so-called ‘poverty premium’. Wayra Fair By Design aims to support seven tech startups yearly to find solutions to prevent low-income families paying more for services such as energy, insurance, borrowing and transport. The three year accelerator […]

Platform-X

Sir Richard Branson’s Platform-X Accelerator Calls For Startups To Revolutionise Rail Travel

Sir Richard Branson is looking for the top disruptive innovators to help transform the future of the railway with a new accelerator programme – Platform-X. Platform-X is a joint venture between Virgin Trains on the East Coast and Virgin StartUp, which is designed to find the next generation of travel startups who could help revolutionise […]

Female Entrepreneurs

Female Founders – New Accelerator Programme Helping Female Entrepreneurs To Grow & Scale Their Businesses

Newly launched Female Founders accelerator programme aims to help London-based female entrepreneurs boost the UK economy. The four months programme announced its first cohorts of 60 female business owners earlier this month, at a private event hosted by J.P. Morgan. Jointly created by Hatch Enterprise and Enterprise Enfield, the Female Founders initiative was developed as […]

Techstars London

Techstars London Accelerator – Apply To Join The 2017 Cohort

Running a tech startup and looking to tap into London’s ecosystem? Techstars London is now accepting applications for its 2017 accelerator programme.  Techstars is a global ecosystem helping start-up entrepreneurs bring new technologies to market wherever they are based. The Techstars London 2017 accelerator is launching on 17th July with a demo day in October and […]

Cosmetics Tech

The First Five Cosmetics Tech Startups Chosen To Join L’Oréal and Founders Factory New Accelerator

L’Oréal and start-up platform Founders Factory unveils the five cosmetics tech startups joining its new six month accelerator programme. The joint venture aims to nurture innovative digital businesses to connect more to consumer needs. Each year, L’Oréal and Founders Factory would support and scale five early-stage startups and also co-create two new businesses in the cosmetics tech sector. […]

The Future of Finance Challenge

Competition Time: The Future of Finance Challenge

Interested in revolutionising the finance industry with your fintech idea – Apply for ‘The Future of Finance Challenge’. Venturespring, the international venture development studio, joins together with IBM, NatWest, Level39 Innovate Finance and Tech.London to launch ‘The Future of Finance Challenge‘.  The competition is opened to both early and growth stage startups and they are invited to […]