Supermarket chain Waitrose has joined forces with parent company John Lewis to create what’s been billed as the largest retail tech accelerator in Britain, JLAB 2017.
The GCHQ Cyber Accelerator has announced the first seven cyber security startups to join the programme, an initiative backed up by incubator Wayra UK.
Health body ukactive, in partnership with Tech City UK and AXA PPP, has launched health and fitness accelerator ActiveLab, which will come complete with the support of seasoned leaders from the likes of David Lloyd Leisure, Fitness First and more.
International Airlines Group (IAG), parent of British Airways, Aer Lingus and more, has launched a global startup accelerator scheme called Hangar 51 to solve problems affecting the travel industry.
Having used 2016 to pivot into virtual reality, we caught up with Steadishot to see how the firm’s background gives it an edge in a growth industry.
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The parent company of venture capital firm Octopus Investments, Octopus Group, has opened Octopus Labs, a new accelerator programme launched to support fintech startups, while also independently creating in-house products.
When it comes to scaling, money can often be the motive, but Sage CMO Santiago Solanas offered some insights from his 25 years’ worth of experience in the business world to state that it’s actually the founders who can be the barrier standing in the way of growth – not the purse strings.
Recognising the creativity of growing British businesses, BMW has launched an Innovation Lab to join forces with startups in a mutually beneficial campaign that will deliver mentoring and investment access in exchange for ideas to accelerate its business.
The rise of business accelerators across the UK shows no signs of slowing, with IT services firm Ricoh the latest business to provide a growth and mentoring programme for startups in Northampton.
Digital marketing firm Tradedoubler, a company boasting clients including Tesco, Groupon and Microsoft, has launched TD Ventures – a business accelerator with €5m of investment available to companies across the UK, France and Germany.
Stephen Morgan, co-founder of digital transformation business Squiz, explains why Amazon Launchpad makes the ecommerce giant as much of an innovator as the startups it’s supporting through the platform.