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START UP Founderships

START UP Founderships

A six month pre-accelerator programme for new and recent graduates with an early-stage business

A START UP adviser looks on at a group of students at START UP bootcamp

START UP Founderships is a 6 month initiative to help get you and your business ready for market entry, first investment and/or successful application to leading business accelerators within the region and beyond.

Why should I do it?

Adapted to your needs, the programme offers exclusive benefits, including up to £7,500 to support your living costs, access to a shared grant fund of up to £50,000 for business development, coaching and mentorship by industry experts who’ve lived the START UP experience and much more.

Who is it for?

Individual or teams of graduates (new and up to 3 years) who are ready to start working on their business full-time, have attended START UP Bootcamp and can evidence they have got what it takes to establish and grow an innovative, impactful business idea.

Dates to be confirmed

Due to the ongoing outbreak of covid-19, this programme has been postponed. New dates will be confirmed and announced as soon as possible. Please speak to your START UP Adviser if you have any queries.