Peterborough Impact Accelerator

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6 months of intensive workshops and support to take you to the next level in your impact journey

Who is this programme for?

Late pre-seed or seed impact start-ups that aim to address the most pressing local and global challenges. You will have demonstrated traction and are now looking to develop and scale up your business. Founders must be living/operating in or benefiting Peterborough.
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The offer

We’re dedicated to helping founders like you create solutions that respond to long standing economic and social issues, that align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. If this is you, we can offer 6 months dedicated support with:

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“Allia matched us with incredible advisors that helped us move forward in many areas, from finance, to sales and even governance support – all great and invaluable input. Meeting incredible fellow founders who were great companions and supporters was just the icing on the cake.”

Nohelia Rambal
Founder of Goodfind

Important stuff

Still have questions?

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We are intimately familiar with the challenges that both traditional start-ups and impact businesses face and have built a programme with you in mind. Our team and network of expert coaches and mentors are committed to accelerating your business forward to address some of society’s greatest challenges.
Once you have completed the application form and we have reviewed your business, we’ll invite shortlisted candidates to an interview. Shortly after your interview, we’ll let you know whether your application has been successful.
You must be able to commit to attending 75% (~20) of our workshops/sessions throughout the six-month programme. Sessions will vary depending on topic but will on average occur twice per month. Dates for all workshops will be provided as early as possible, and additional 1-1 mentoring meetings (running throughout) can be virtual and scheduled at your convenience. You must be able to share metrics around your progress during and after the programme for at least one calendar year.
We are dedicated to supporting founders and business owners amplify their impact. It’s what we do. Whether it be a local social entrepreneur or the next tech for good solution. Every venture’s work we support, goes towards our sponsors objectives of supporting a specific community or issue. Our partners are keen to see you make a difference in the world and have dedicated their resources to building out the various Allia programmes.
We look for businesses that are late pre-seed or seed stage, have demonstrated traction. They should be addressing local and global challenges, and looking to make an impact on people, place or planet. Maybe you’re tackling climate change, improving health and wellbeing, or addressing food waste. If your business is making positive change, then we’d love to hear from you.

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