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Launchpad is a startup incubation programme which culminated in an event last week hosted at Google’s London office where the three teams that survived the four month mentoring programme gave presentations to a roomful of mentors, startups, investors and other interested parties.

The programme was run by Launch48 who did not take a stake in the businesses. There were originally 4 teams but only 3 made it to the end.  The criteria for acceptance into the programme were: talented teams who were technically capable, would benefit from the program, had a product under development and who had an understanding of their market.

Several mentoring sessions were held over four months, each focussing on a particular area: mentoring, marketing, legal review, branding, sales, investment, and term sheet review.  These sessions were mentored by folk from the likes of Microsoft, Google and Dennis Publishing. (more…)

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