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Solent LEP Catalyst Business Accelerator Programme

Solent LEP are offering this 12 week fully-funded programme for start-ups and early stage businesses.

The programme is based at the University of Southampton Science Park and the next programme will begin in April 2019.

For more information please click the following link:

The Catalyst Accelerator is a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into commercial successes. The proven three month intensive programme is worth up to 15,000 but is fully funded for successful applicants. Catalyst is a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into commercial successes.
Benefit from:

* Retaining the equity in your company - no stake is taken by any party involved in Catalyst.
* Introductions to potential investors at the Catalyst Investor Event.
* Completing an investment-ready Business Plan, Management Team Plan and Funding Plan.
* High-level one-to-one mentoring with world class business leaders.
* Commercially focused weekly peer group workshops.
* Access to a dynamic network of entrepreneurs and investors at Southampton Science Park.
* Free of charge office base for the duration of the programme.
* Free of charge laboratory space for the duration of the programme (subject to requirements).
* A 500 cash injection for start-up business expenses.

Catalyst is open to all entrepreneurs with an early stage business - or an ingenious idea for one.

You'll need to commit a minimum of 2 days each week for 12 weeks to fully benefit from the programme. It is best suited to those located within reach of Southampton.

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Posted 2019-03-06 14:09:57

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