Accelerator Programmes

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Eagle Lab Flight lands in Reading

A core part of Innovation Catalyst business incubation service are the accelerator programmes for businesses with the potential for high growth.

We’re pleased to announce the launch of the Eagle Lab Flight, a comprehensive business and leadership accelerator for early-stage high-growth companies.

Seventeen businesses have completed the Eagle Lab Flight Accelerator programme so far, delivered at our Eagle Lab in Reading in partnership with VitalSix. We are pleased to announce applications are now open for our next programme starting in May 2019.
 
 
What is Eagle Lab Flight?
 
It's a business accelerator programme for entrepreneurs to benefit from a rigorous training and support programme combining comprehensive business and leadership education with mentoring, support and expert advice from experienced business people who have started, grown and sold their own businesses. Our programmes include:

  *   Two day strategic foundation workshop
  *   A series of subject specific Masterclasses including evaluating innovation and team dynamics
  *   Structured prioritised action planning
  *   A dedicated mentor for regular one to one advisory sessions
  *   Networking and peer group activity plus access to a network of service providers
  *   Investment preparation, readiness and pitching for funding
  *   A desk at the Innovation Catalyst's business incubation centre at Thames Valley Science Park's Shinfield campus

 

Additonal benefits include access to the Microsoft mentoring programme where a group of Microsoft's senior executives work closely with selected companies with new or disruptive technologies to help with introductions to potential new customers, help to shape new business models and give a better understanding of a corporate's commmercial drivers. 

Eagle Flight - Apply Now  

Who should apply? 

High growth businesses with the ambition to scale up rapidly over the next two or three years should apply now to join our accelerator programme:
 
We’re looking for ambitious high growth businesses with:
  • the knowledge and drive to build a scalable business
  • an experienced and skilled founder or team
  • a growing addressable market
  • the potential for sustainable growth of at least than 20% pa
  • an innovative market-leading or disruptive technology/product/service
  • revenue (or close to generating revenue)
  • a strong value proposition and competitive advantage
  • a commitment to develop your business and be based full-time at the Eagle Lab in Reading for the duration of the programme.

What is your commitment?

The programme begins with a two day Strategic Foundations workshop at Thames Valley Science Park, Shinfield followed by subject specific masterclasses and one-to-one advice and mentoring. A showcase with invited investors, corporates and professionals will conclude the programme.

To discuss your eligibility for a place on this programme, or for more general enquiries about how we can help you scale your business please give us a call on 0118 304 0661 or email hello@innovationcatalyst.co.uk.
 
You can book a place at an introductory session by clicking the links below:
 
27 March 2019
 
24 April 2019