Capital Accelerator Programme

The Capital Accelerator Programme has now closed. We would like to thank all participants and all involved.

Capital Accelerator Programme is a Mayor of London ERDF funded initiative led and managed by Capital Enterprise and UCL Advances that aims to provide additional new resources, expertise and know-how to both expand and enhance the provision of business support available in London to potential scalable and investable businesses in the Digital, Science and Technology sectors. Starting in July 2013 and running until June 2015 this programme aims to help London based SMEs with high growth potential to receive intensive advice and practical support that will enable them to raise investment funding from business angels and early stage venture capitalist and thereby enable these SME’s to create new jobs in London. To deliver a programme of interventions and activities the CAP has assembled a partnership comprising of the leading players in London that support early stage entrepreneurs in the Digital, Science and Technology sectors.  The delivery partners for CAP are:

  • Capital Enterprise – the membership organisation for providers of enterprise support in London. Capital Enterprise  have joined forces with 16 of its member accelerators, incubators and universities in order provide match-funding and practical support, advice and expertise to the programmes small business beneficiaries.  Organisations supporting the programme include
    • City University London
    • Healthbox
    • Accelerator Academy
    • Seedcamp
    • Techstars
    • Startupbootcamp
    • Entrepreneur First
    • Truestart
    • Impact Hub Westminster
    • Emerge Venture Labs
    • Front Row
    • Innovation Warehouse
    • Bathtub 2 Boardroom
    • Warner Yard
    • Founder Forum
    • F6S 
  • UCL Advances– Who will underwrite the project, provide all the necessary financial and administration support services and bring its unique expertise and know-how to the development and delivery of this project specifically in the development of new sector focused accelerator programmes for London.
  • GLE– delivers UK Trade and Investment services for London companies. We support this programme’s beneficiaries by proving the “international commercial market opportunities” to early stage ventures in the digital technology sector.
  • Angel Capital Innovation– The UK’s longest established Angel group and the leading light in the UK Business Angel Association who along with Capital Enterprise will practically help and showcase “investment ready SME” to investors.

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