Introducing QAccelerator

                    

Experience Haus is teaming up with Queen Mary University of London to build a new two-week programme designed to support growing businesses in scaling their ventures.

Taking place July 15th - July 26th, 2019

Welcome to QAccelerator

QAccelerator is an intensive summer school that combines business training, expert support and coaching to help you accelerate your venture's success. The programme will take place from 15th - 26th July 2019. We are seeking 15 motivated entrepreneurs to participate: 12 Queen Mary University of London students or graduates and 3 local Tower Hamlets residents.

What is an accelerator?

When you’re running a business, time is money and few business owners can afford to stand still. If you run a business which is moderately successful, you will be seeking to scale and build out an effective post-revenue growth strategy. Over 10 days, we will support you in taking the steps needed to take your business to the next level. 

About the programme

Over the last five years, QEnterprise has supported over 2,000 students and graduates in starting, growing and scaling new ventures. We have designed this growth programme based on insights gained from delivery of QIncubator - our 12-week programme designed to support early stage ventures. 120 founders have graduated from QIncubator since 2018. 

QAccelerator is sponsored by Santander Universities. The Santander Universities Division continues to support and manage Santander's commitment to higher education. This is a long-term, strategic alliance with universities that benefits students and university staff in the communities where Santander is present.

Apply now

The value of the programme is over £3,000. We are pleased to be able to offer places free of charge to QMUL students, alumni and East London residents. 

To apply for a place on QAccelerator, please complete the online application form using this link.

Support is available if you want advice or feedback on your application. Simply email enterprise@qmul.ac.uk with any questions or concerns.

What the programme includes

10 professional full-day business sessions (including Investment Readiness, Marketing, Sales and Leadership)

  • 1-2-1 Business Expert sessions
  • 1-2-1 Financial Coaching
  • Access to networks & community of ambitious founders
  • Ongoing support & guidance
  • Referrals to industry/sector experts
  • Opportunity to be featured through QMUL and partner communication channels

 

You can apply if...

  • You are a current QMUL student, alumni (<10 years) or business based in East London
  • You already have a few customers and you’re ready to get more
  • You are full-time, or almost full-time on your business
  • You have been running your business for less than 2 years
  • You want to connect with other ambitious entrepreneurs