It's about ensuring your company is ready to take the next steps, from learning about the responsibilities of company directorship, to finding out what angel investors really look for.
A mini pitch at the end of the four week programme will deliver a taster of what it might be like to speak to potential funders at the end of an accelerator programme.
The four-week White City Innovators Programme gives entrepreneurs and start-up technology companies free space to work at the Imperial White City Incubator and provides access to change-makers through Imperial Innovations.
Over the four week programme, you will interact with sector experts through a series of workshops, surgeries and networking opportunities.
Week one: Getting the basics right
Week two: Marketing your company/product
Week three: Building your team
Week four: Funding your company, practising your pitch and next steps.
We are seeking technology focused start-ups or companies providing services or support to scientists or research organisations. Above all, we're looking for companies who are doing something innovative!
You must have:
To learn more about the programme and how it may help you and your company, please email James Sheppard - firstname.lastname@example.org
If you're ready to apply, please complete the application form and send it to James
The application process is as follows:
Are the dates flexible?
No, the dates of the programme are fixed, though we will be running future events.
Do you take any equity?
No, we don’t take any equity in your company
Do you provide any funding for start-ups in the programme?
No, we don’t provide any additional funding for start-ups
Do you only work in specific industries?
No, the programme is sector agnostic. You just need to be able to demonstrate you’re doing something innovative!
Do I need to be incorporated to join the programme?
No, you don’t need to be an incorporated company to join, just a team with a great idea is enough!
Why should I enter?
Good question! The Imperial Incubator has been instrumental in developing some of the leading bioscience and tech companies in the UK. Our companies have raised over $1bn in financing and created over 1000 jobs. You will have access to some leaders in the bioscience, technology, investment fields. You will be able to work from one of the world’s leading deep science incubators and interact with leaders in the field.
What are the benefits of joining?
How many people can join?
You can have a maximum of 2 people join the programme. If you require more people to participate in the programme this needs to be agreed in advance of the programme.
What is your policy on intellectual property?
Protection of intellectual property rights (patents, trademarks, copyright, trade secrets, etc.) in your concept is your responsibility and your responsibility alone. If you think you might have something that you might want to patent some-day, definitely talk to a lawyer before submitting information about this idea to us. If you have any more questions about this please email email@example.com