Startup Accelerator Information Session

Wednesday 16 November 2022 13:00 - Tuesday 06 December 2022 14:00

Location: Online - Zoom

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Want to find out more about the RGU StartUp Accelerator? Then this session is for you! Join us on Zoom to ask questions and learn tips and tricks on what makes a successful application in this competitive entry process.

Do you have an innovative business idea? Maybe you’ve always fancied being your own boss. Find out more about the RGU Startup Accelerator programme and how you too can gain access to seed funding, mentorship, and five months of training, culminating in the final Startup Showcase.

The RGU Start Up Accelerator, now running in its fifth year, is seeking to support early-stage innovators exclusively for students and alumni up to five years following graduation.

Perhaps you are interested in developing your early-stage business idea, the programme can offer you five-months of training flexible around work and studies, access to mentors and the opportunity to access equity-free seed funding.

The programme is open to all RGU students and is seeking ideas from all sectors, including those focusing on sustainability and sustainable development.

Benefits of the Programme

The programme offers founders a range of benefits including:

  • At least 16 structured skills development sessions in evenings or weekends
  • Access to equity-free funding per team and additional prize funds
  • A minimum of 10 hours of one-to-one mentoring with industry experts
  • Occupancy of a free city-centre co-working office space
  • Access and use of communications tools and digital resources
  • Promotion and chance to pitch at our final Startup Showcase event

Registration & Dates

We're running three sessions, there is no need to attend every session.

  • Wednesday 16 November, 13:00 - 14:00 
  •  Thursday 24 November, 13:00 - 14:00 
  • Tuesday 6 December, 13:00 - 14:00 

Cost to attend: Free

You must register in advance to receive joining instructions.

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