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Ideation and Validation - East London

Do you have a business idea but don’t know where to start?

Built for aspiring entrepreneurs, dreamers or fixers, who have an idea for creating an exciting venture – that might solve problems from the everyday to the existential.

The Allia Ideation & Validation programme is designed for you to plan out the early days of building a business, what you need to do to get set up for success and to identify if your idea has legs. Two months of free business advice, with expert workshops and dedicated support from a team of business advisors.


Applications are now closed

In the meantime, Check out our other programmes here and sign up to our newsletter to stay up to date with any future programme news.

The Offer

2 months of dedicated support from our experienced business advisors

Expert led workshops from our team and guest speakers

A community of like-minded entrepreneurs

Completely free programme - no equity fees or charges

Get your ideas off the ground

The programme is two months long and includes a series of workshops, a dedicated business advisor to help you navigate entrepreneurship, and a community of like-minded entrepreneurs all building creative solutions for East London, Britain and the world! 

Programmes run throughout the year so find the one that works best for you! 

Who are we looking for?

Anyone who has an idea for a venture but doesn’t know where to start or just needs a helping hand in understanding the basics of building a business.

Exciting ideas that challenge the status quo

Open to all types of ventures emerging, whether they will be regular startups, charities, social ventures or any other vehicle you can come up with!

People based in East London (particularly in Hackney or Waltham Forest)

Sound like you?

The important bits:

  • Applications closed
  • Programme is due to start in September (Date to be confirmed) 
  • This programme runs from East London
  • Sessions will be delivered as much as possible from East London, subject to distancing restrictions and supplemented by online delivery and mentoring

If the timing isn’t quite right, or you’re not sure yet, sign up to hear more about our future programmes

Register your interest

Still have questions?

If you’d like more information on the programme, please speak to our enterprise team – Alex Potter on or Kathryn Ore on

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Applications will open in summer

In the meantime leave us your details and we’ll let you know as soon as they open!

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