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There is still a week left if you would like your web or mobile-based startup to apply to Springboard London, a start-up accelerator programme that offers seed capital, office space, a community of entrepreneurs as well as introductions to investors and mentors.

For 13 weeks you will be put through your paces whilst receiving intensive mentoring and business support.  The programme will culminate in an Investor Day where you’ll get to strut your stuff in front of venture capitalists and angel investors.

2011 saw Springboard support startups such as Tastebuds.fm, a music-taste based dating site, apiary.io which helps companies build web APIs quickly and (more…)

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Just came across this cool sounding Pepsi Co programme and thought it might be of interest to some of you? Details below 🙂


I want to draw your attention to PepsiCo10.  PepsiCo10 is a programme designed to discover and support new digital technology innovations. Click here if you would like to see the video  http://www.pepsico10.com/

We are looking for the best ten emerging and innovative technology companies across Europe to win the chance to work with PepsiCo in the UK whilst receiving the support and guidance from Highland Capital Partners, OMD and PepsiCo brand managers.

This is a unique opportunity led by one of the world’s best consumer brands to help accelerate early-stage businesses:

  • The chosen ten companies are guaranteed a partnership with a brand(s) from PepsiCo’s portfolio such as Walkers Crisps, Pepsi Max and Tropicana.
  • PepsiCo will take no equity
  • A reward of £10,000 to all ten companies.

Companies looking to enter PepsiCo10 must submit an online application at http://www.pepsico10.com Full details on entry criteria are on the website.

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For anyone that’s looking for funding, there is a new round of funding from the Technology Strategy Board. Check out more details at:


I’ve included a quick intro below.


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