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Ideation and Validation - Peterborough

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.

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All of our centres are Covid-secure, operating in accordance with government guidelines on minimising risk. However, until the current restrictions are lifted, we expect the sessions to take place virtually.

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 Peterborough, 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 the Greater Peterborough/Greater Cambridgeshire area.

Sound like you?

The important bits:

  • Applications are open. Deadline 31st August 
  • Programme is due to start in September 2021 (Date to be confirmed)
  • This programme runs from Peterborough
  • All of our centres are Covid-secure, operating in accordance with government guidelines on minimising risk. However, until the current restrictions are lifted, sessions to take place virtually.
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Not right for you just yet? Please register your interest to hear about future programmes. 

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Still have questions?

If you’d like more information on the programme, please speak to our enterprise team – Iain Crighton on iain.crighton@allia.org.uk or Claire Simsek on claire.simsek@allia.org.uk

Contact Us

The Ideation and Validation programme in Peterborough is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

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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