Accelerate your startup and make an impact

An equity-free 12 week intensive startup accelerator programme with expert advice, group workshops, one-to-one mentoring and specialist talks from people who have already been through the process.
We’ll work with you in key startup areas of marketing, operations, and finance to develop the right action plan to develop and grow your business.

Who is it for?

We invite applications from all startups who have the potential to make a positive impact on people, planet or place, including those in the following sectors:

o    Social and Tech for Good
o    Education
o    Agritech
o    Cleantech
o    Health and Wellbeing
o    Smart cities and Internet of Things

Additional sessions and individual one-to-ones will be arranged independently.  There will be a minimum of 3 mandatory full day sessions and 1-2-1 support meetings. Dates TBC. 

We are not currently taking any more applications, but please register your interest below to be the first to hear when we are taking applications again.

Register an interest

What does it cover?

A range of dynamic sessions covering all the essentials of running an impact business including: business planning, marketing, operations, finance, sales, partnerships and pitching.  

Optional sessions offering a range of more specialist areas to help you fill in any gaps.

Regular group review sessions and one-to-one support from an experienced business advisor 

What will it cost?

This sought after programme is provided at no cost to successful applicants. We do not ask for equity or contributions, only that participants commit to attending the sessions.  

How come?

Serious Impact is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund to enable us to support impact ventures and potential entrepreneurs across the Eastern region. 

Why should I apply?

o    Work alongside a network of motivated and like-minded entrepreneurs
o    Come away equipped with the tools and knowledge to make a real impact
o    Make valuable connections in entrepreneurial and professional networks
o    Receive expert support in the form of 1:1 sessions, workshops, and mentoring.
o    Gain the confidence and knowledge to put everything into practice after the programme!

Where do I apply?

Register an interest

We are not currently taking any more applications, but please register your interest below to be the first to hear when we are taking applications again.

Where can I learn more?

Why not come along to a free ’Meet & Greet’ event at a Future Business Centre to quiz the team and find out more? find the next one here. 

Alternatively, you can email us with any questions at 

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Rowanne & William West, Xosuit Solutions Ltd

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