Ready to build success for your entrepreneurial project? Apply for King’s 20 Accelerator programme!
King’s20 Accelerator is a flagship programme of King’s Entrepreneurship Institute. They support 20 of the ‘brightest and highest potential ventures from King’s to reach their potential’. The programme has some great resources to help accelerate entrepreneurial projects from King’s towards success, which you can read more about below!
A large part of the project is also sustainability – Entrepreneurship Institute wants to bring the next generation of King’s entrepreneurs together to form lasting networks and create sustainable success. Since they launched in 2016, King’s20 has seen its innovative entrepreneurial ventures raise over £14 million in investments, £12 million in revenue and employed over 250 people!
Are you considering a career in entrepreneurship, got a great idea in the working and just need that push to get you off the ground and towards building success? If you are thinking “yes”… then King’s20 wants to hear from you!
King’s20 Accelerator programme supports its cohort not just with its incredibly knowledgeable network of staff to help you build your leadership and resilience skills for an entrepreneurial mindset. They also really go all out to support your business venture to take off the ground – this includes providing you a Bush House office space for up to 5 team members, access to funded King’s interns, access to a network of over 450 investors and partners, as well as various workshops which cover important entrepreneurial topics from finance modelling to digital marketing and customer segmentation. The selected cohort will benefit from funding support package including a year’s free accounting, £10,000 AWS credits and access to grant funding opportunities.
King’s Careers Take: Interested to hear how others in the King’s20 Accelerator programme developed their business along with their top tips? King’s Careers collaborated with King’s Entrepreneurship Institute for a video series about the 7 Skills of an Entrepreneurial Mindset – episodes Validate, Get It Done and Think Lean all feature guests from King’s20!
Applications for the accelerator programme are open now and close at midnight on Sunday 14th June 2020. If you’ve got a great idea for an entrepreneurial venture, make sure you send an application for the chance to be part of Cohort V 2020-2021. All entrepreneurial projects are welcomed in, whether they are only at a budding stage or nearly full bloom!
The King’s20 Accelerator is open to all students, staff and alumni at King’s College London. It will require attendance to workshops, events and you can participate in the programme either part- or full-time. If you require a visa to take part in the programme, you may be eligible to extend your stay in the UK with a Start-up visa supported by the Entrepreneurship Institute.
Read more about how to apply and further details about eligibility here.
What are you waiting for, future entrepreneurs? Apply now at King’s20 Accelerator web pages!