Early stage

Programmes, guides and inspiration tailored to you

Does your company have a live product in the market, with some customer traction, and have you raised less than £2m of investment? 

You’re an early-stage startup with great scaling potential!

Rising Stars

Take your startup to the next level with Rising Stars, the UK's newest and most exciting pitch competition. Designed with ambitious tech founders in mind, Rising Stars is on a mission to find the UK’s most promising early-stage startups and take them to the next level.

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Founders' Network

We believe the best way to start, launch and grow a business is through the power of networks and learning from those who have been there, done it and got the t-shirt. 

That’s why we created Founders’ Network, the UK’s leading peer-to-peer support network for ambitious, early-stage tech entrepreneurs. Having successfully operated in the North of England, while we operated as Tech North and Tech City UK, we’ve now taken the programme national. 

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