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Founders Factory - Accelerator

Founders Factory was set up to support founders to build and scale great companies. Its bespoke six-month accelerator offers: Access to a dedicated team that runs each support programme Corporate access and benefits covering data, market insights, product validation, credibility and capital £30,000 in cash. Founders Factory typically takes between 4% and 7% equity.  

Founders Factory - Incubator

Founders Factory was set up to support founders to build great companies. It has an incubator programme that supports talented people with ideas to become founders. It provides support with: Validating an idea Intellectual property Team building Customers. Founders Factory receive a minority stake in each start up in exchange for a £250,000 seed round.

Activate Startup Programme

The Activate Startup Programme is aimed at early-stage companies with outstanding digital ideas. Through the programme, participants can access specialist support, mentoring and expertise to develop their idea into a viable, investor-ready business. Participants can also access funding in exchange for equity in their business.

Ignite - support for tech-enabled startups

Ignite runs programmes that support technology-enabled startups to refine their concept, grow, build a scalable business and secure investment. Ignite works with founders from the idea/concept stage to raising Series A funding.

Seedcamp - funding for startups

Seedcamp is an investment fund that backs pre-seed and seed stage startups that are using technology to change how people interact, live and buy. Seedcamp initially invests up to £100,000 and supports founders to go on to raise follow-on funding from global investors.

Geovation: location and property accelerator

Geovation provides accelerator programmes, events and practical development resources to startups that need access to location or property data. The Geovation Accelerator provides tailored support to startups that want to create a product or business that uses property or location data. The accelerators provide access to workspace, mentors, grant funding, data, product development support, and […]

Startup Giants - accelerator for tech startups

Startup Giants is a UK-based accelerator for tech startups in the UK at the pre-seed or concept stage. Twice a year, it invests up to £100,000 in consumer startups that have the potential to attract at least one million customers within 12 months of launching. Startup Giants participates in future seed and expansion rounds to […]

UK Business Angels Association

The UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) is the national trade association for angel and early-stage investment. Business angels in the UK collectively invest around £1.5 billion every year and are one of the UK’s largest sources of investment for start-ups and early-stage firms looking to grow. UKBAA provides a range of services to help entrepreneurs […]

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Finance Kitchen: Funding for Food & Drink Sector

Finance Kitchen supports firms in the food and drink sector in London to access debt and equity funding. Finance Kitchen works with businesses at all stages and covers a number of situations in the life cycle of a food business including new starts, refits, business purchase, additional sites, management buyouts and short-term cash flow. Finance […]

Business Angel Directory

The UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) members’ directory includes angel networks, venture funds, crowdfund and online investment platforms, incubators and private equity. The directory lists business angels alphabetically, and it is also possible to filter the search by location, amount offered, sector and investor type.   A Growth Hub Guide to help with angel investment […]

Bethnal Green Ventures Accelerator Programme

Bethnal Green Ventures runs the Tech for Good Programme, which provides early-stage founders with investment, support and expertise to help them launch and grow a tech for good venture. It supports teams with new ideas to help build solutions to social and environmental issues through an intensive programme, which includes peer-to-peer support, one-to-one advice, mentoring, […]

BGF (Business Growth Fund)

BGF (Business Growth Fund) supports companies at all stages of growth. Initial investments typically range from £2 million to £10 million.  A Growth Hub Guide to help with access to finance Financing Your Business with Venture Capital Venture capital is often used to fund business growth. This guide explains where to find sources of venture […]

Capital to Grow

Growth Capital Ventures provides investment for SMEs with high growth potential. In addition, investments are available for real estate and clean energy projects with the potential to deliver sustainable growth. A Growth Hub Guide to help with access to finance Financing Your Business with Venture Capital Venture capital is often used to fund business growth. […]

Newable Private Investing

Newable Private Investing, which was previously known as London Business Angels, helps raise investment for knowledge-intensive companies working in deep tech, med tech, artificial intelligence, space, robotics and the fourth industrial revolution. Newable Private Investing leverages HMRC’s Enterprise Investment Scheme tax incentives. A Growth Hub Guide to help with access to finance Financing a Business […]

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