Our accelerator

Accelerating your tech for good venture

Our accelerator programme is designed to help launch and grow early-stage startups with an ambition to scale and impact millions of lives.

We provide talented teams with space and tools to learn, advice and support from our community, and the capital and connections they need to succeed.

Benefits

  • £20,000 investment in exchange for 6% equity
  • An intensive 3-month programme of workshops and 1:1 mentoring and life-long support to accelerate your venture
  • Access to a network of over 300 mentors, founders, and investors
  • Free office space in central London for 6 months
  • Additional support from our expert partners

Programme overview

Workshops

We give founders the tools they need to learn. Our workshops cover user testing, service design, business development, impact measurement, fundraising and pitching.

Team updates

Each week we bring our teams together to share progress and support each other. Peer to peer support is on-going in our alumni community.

Office hours

Teams receive strategic advice and support from the BGV team on a 1:1 basis every week.

Founder confidential

We invite founders in to share the no-frills story of how they built their startup.

Connections

We make introductions and help teams build relationships with impact investors, angels, VCs and other funders. Our vast network of expert mentors is available to support our teams.

Demo Day

Demo Day marks the end of the 12-week programme. It’s an evening of celebration where all the teams pitch their startups to an audience of investors, mentors, partners and supporters.

Learn more about our last Spring 2018 cohort.

Lifelong support

We provide our alumni with life-long support and the connections they need to scale their business and radically change people’s lives for the better.

Applications for our autumn 2018 programme are open until 8th July 2018.