What is The Accelerator Network?
The Accelerator Network delivers “accountable acceleration” for startups, corporates and governments.
We offer growth and investment support to startups and scaleups at all life cycle stages, including 3 virtual programmes: FastForward Pre-Accelerator, Accelerator Academy for raising seed funding and The ScaleUp Accelerator for raising Series A; alongside The Accelerator Funding Network as professional broking resource to the startup market.
We are building a world class niche business with the ability to support thousands of global entrepreneurs at the beginning of their journey, focussed on commercial and / or investment outcomes.
This support is delivered through providing business launch and growth acceleration, access to finance and access to markets.
We have developed modules of best-practice driven support and training, typically delivered in collaboration with corporates and / or government to maximise impact.Read more »
Launched in May 2014, Fast Forward is a high profile EU backed joint venture between City University London and the Accelerator Network, providing coaching support from industry to aspiring entrepreneurs at the pre-accelerator phase.
The Accelerator Academy is a virtual accelerator program for advanced stage tech startups (within their first year, seeking up to £500k of seed investment). Our program is well established - we run three semesters a year and have helped over 150 graduate companies prepare to raise £50m+ of seed capital.
The Accelerator Funding Network
One of the key challenges for accelerator programmes is consistently connecting entrepreneurial start ups with seed capital. Drawing on our experience in equity raising, we believe that applying professional broking resources to the startup market will create a more efficient process for early stage entrepreneurs.
The ScaleUp Accelerator
The ScaleUp Accelerator is a virtual VC readiness and business growth support programme for tech B2B scaleups seeking to raise £1-5m Series A funding
Accelerator Academy Semester 27 Open for Applications
The Accelerator Academy is a 12 week programme focusing on business growth and investment readiness as founders are matched with a successful exited entrepreneur to receive tailored mentoring through the duration of the programme alongside cohort workshops and expert clinics. Semester 27 programme begins on 21 September. Applications close 16 August.
The ScaleUp Accelerator Fall Programme Open for Applications
The ScaleUp Accelerator is a 6 week half-day sprints programme to perfect your investor proposition with up to 12 months investment support to close your VC round. This enables CEOs and founders to develop a credible plan to raise their Series A and scale growth ambitions. Fall Programme begins on 30 September. Applications close 7 September.
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