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Accelerators

FFWD

The UK's leading pre-accelerator programme for early stage start-ups

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Techstars London

A three-month mentorship-driven tech accelerator program

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London accelerators

London based accelerator programmes and incubation spaces.

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Wayra Accelerator

Wayra is a start-up accelerator owned by Telefónica Open Future_, a global entrepreneurship and innovation network, open to partners.

If you have a business or an idea that uses technology to solve the problems of the future, Wayra is your place to make it grow.

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Great Business

Support, advice and inspiration for growing your business.

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Mass Challenge

MassChallenge UK connects high-impact, early stage startups with mentors, partners and investors, while providing the most high-impact support during a 4-month accelerator programme in London.

Key dates:
Application Launch - May 19
Early Bird Deadline - June 16
Regular Deadline - June 29

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Entrepreneur First

Entrepreneur First is where Europe's most ambitious technical founders build their companies from scratch.

You don't need to apply with a team or fixed idea. We'll help you find a co-founder, customers and raise from Europe's top investors.

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Catalyst programme

Catalyst is a unique opportunity for entrepreneurial spirits with scientific or technology-led early stage businesses.

If you have an exciting business concept but need help to successfully bring it to market, harnessing the power of our proven business incubation process could help you get there faster. Our programme is an intensive mix of high-level mentoring, commercially focused workshops and seminars with leading professionals, access to a dynamic network of like-minded individuals and a physical business base here at the Science Park over six months.

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Our Advice

Startup accelerators are usually fixed-term, cohort-based programmes, that include mentoring and educational components and culminate in a public pitch event or demo day.  They can differ greatly. Some offer financial investment, incubation, ongoing support and much more.