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Impact Accelerator -
East London programme

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. 

FAQ Mentors Meet our Autumn 2020 Accelerator cohort

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

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

Expert led workshops, from fundraising & investment to growth hacking

Access to incredible technical mentors at OurSky as well as technical sessions led by their team

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

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 


Special Thanks to our Technical Partner.

Want to know more?

Check out the information session from our last programme, which addresses any queries you might have about what the Accelerator is all about.

Watch our info session here

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:
Applications now closed
• Programme is due to start no later than 15th June
• 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

Applications for this programme are now closed. Please register your interest to hear about future programmes.

Register your interest

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

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