How can we get our start-up idea to launch?

How about an intensive accelerator programme with training, workshops, mentoring and talks from people who have already been through the process?

Join a cohort of like-minded impact entrepreneurs to build, develop and consolidate your knowledge and skills, with expert help for great teams (or individuals) with new ideas, to launch and grow sustainable impact ventures.

We’ll work with you in key areas of Sales and Marketing, Operations, and Finance, to develop and action the right plans to make your business grow.

Applications Closed

To register an interest in the next Serious Impact Accelerator in Peterborough or Cambridge please click below.

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How does it work?

  • Three 1-day pillar sessions: Sales and Marketing, Operations, and Finance
  • Tactical short courses to help you fill in any gaps
  • Regular 2-hour review sessions with the group
  • One-to-one support from an experienced business advisor

what does it cover?

Sales & Marketing

  • Proposition, brand and positioning
  • Customer segments and targetting
  • Messaging, conversion and pitching


  • Structure, shareholdings, responsibilities
  • Tax, legals, IP and registrations
  • Policies, staffing and systems


  • Business model, income and expenses
  • Cash flow management
  • Funding options and financial planning

who is it for?

Spaces are open to individuals and teams who can show that their idea has the potential to make a positive impact on people, planet or place, and that they are ready and committed to making their business a success.

Successful applicants must commit to attending all three Pillar Sessions and each Review Session as a condition of enrollment.

what will it cost?

This sought after programme is free to successful applicants.

where do I sign up?

Applications for the accelerator in Cambridge and Peterborough are now closed, to register an interest and be the first to hear when the next round opens, click below.

Where can I learn more? Come to a free meet & greet to quiz the team, find the next one here.

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