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Impact Accelerator

Six months of intensive support and training sessions to take your startup or solution to the next level in your impact journey. 

Our mentors, coaches and networks will work to accelerate your growth and open up new opportunities with talent, investors & suppliers.

We will work with your business to develop it  in a sustainable way, while solving some of the world’s greatest challenges as society continues to fight the effects of COVID-19. 

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We are dedicated to helping founders and innovators like you to create solutions that respond to longstanding economic and social issues, especially where these have been made worse by COVID-19 and build the recovery beyond. If your efforts are not specific to this, then your company should align itself with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, including (but not limited to):

  • Health & wellbeing 
  • Care of the elderly 
  • Job creation & resilient communities 
  • Education & skill development 
  • Inequality across education, health, and others 
  • Homelessness 
  • Social & eco housing 
  • Renewable energy & innovations in clean tech 


The Offer

6 Months of intensive training & support to take you to the next level

Expert led workshops, from fundraising & investment to growth hacking

Access to an inspiring workspace & other founders solving the world’s challenges

Mentorship & coaching by industry veterans and experts

A pitch day specifically curated for impact driven funds and start-ups

Completely free programme - no equity fees or charges


Built to support your growth

Our content is built around your start-up needs including sales, marketing, finance, operations, teams, and funding. Collaborate and grow together with a cohort of other scaling start-ups to share wisdom, work through challenges and open up opportunities. We will help you to explore growth challenges and build up a valuable network of contacts including investors, partners and potential clients to accelerate your growth and raise your business profile.

Who are we looking for?

Founders operating in, living in, or benefiting the area of East London

Innovative entrepreneurs looking to develop and scale up their business

Late pre-seed or seed start-ups who have demonstrated traction

Impact ventures that aim to address the most pressing local and global challenges

A real potential to generate jobs, growth and opportunities as the UK and world responds and recovers from the impact of COVID-19

Sound like you?


The important bits:
• Apply before midnight 11th October
• Programme is due to start no later than 1st November
• This programme runs from East London
Workspace availability will be subject to distancing restrictions
• Sessions will be delivered as much as possible from our centre in East London, subject to distancing restrictions and supplemented by online delivery and mentoring

Still have questions?

If you’d like more information on the programme, please speak to our Head of Enterprise Programmes, Andrew Brisbin 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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