Academy

Female Founders Academy NOW OPEN – Supporting BAME women to build sustainable businesses

London-based enterprise charity Hatch partners with NatWest bank and BlackRock Gives to launch a new click-and-mortar academy aimed at supporting ethnic-minority female entrepreneurs to build sustainable businesses – Female Founders Academy. Applications are now open to join the Female Founders Academy’s first two incubator programmes – the BAME Female Founders LaunchPad for business at idea […]

Sport Tech

Sport Tech Hub Incubator Application Open – Aims To Make London The Hub For SportTech Innovation

A new incubator dedicated to making London the hot spot for sport and innovation has opened its first application process exclusively to SportTech startups – Sport Tech Hub. Sport Tech Hub incubator programme, opening in October, is ‘London’s first facility’ aimed at startups driving innovation in physical activity and sport. Backed by London Sport, the […]

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. […]

Catalyst Incubator Programme

Calling Science and Tech Startups – Catalyst Incubator Programme 2016

Are you running an early-stage Science or Technology startup? Applications now open for the 2016 Catalyst Incubator Programme. Now in its 5th year running, Catalyst helps boost growth for early-stage scientific or technology-led businesses. Set up by the University of Southampton Science Park, the equity-free programme package includes access to an entrepreneurial community, £1,000 plus further […]

Guildhall Creative Entrepreneurs

Guildhall Creative Entrepreneurs 12 Month Incubator Programme

Opportunity to join the prestigious Guildhall Creative Entrepreneurs on an intensive startup 12-month incubator programme is now open. Guildhall School of Music and Drama is partnering with social enterprise Cause4 to offer this business incubator initiative starting in September 2016.  The scheme offers enterprise training, mentoring, networking, office space and funding support to aspiring entrepreneurs, in the performing arts and creative industries, […]

Spend The Seed Money

Startups: How To Spend The Seed Money You Get On An Incubator

Rishi Chowdhury of IncuBus Ventures offers advice on how startups can spend the seed money they get from an incubator programme. There tend to be a few models for incubators – No fee, no funding (usually government backed in some way), Service fee with zero funding but 0% equity taken (best if you’re looking to raise […]