Next Manchester or Liverpool based startup accelerator coming up...

Next Manchester or Liverpool based startup accelerator coming up…

We are now planning our next startup accelerator which will be based in Manchester or Liverpool. Expect some exciting developments to be announced shortly as we build our core team of business angel mentors to assist in helping us select and support the successful teams. If you are interested in becoming part of our mentor […]

Idea Alive company AudLive offers free DVDs

Idea Alive company AudLive offers free DVDs

Attention all Big Bang Theory Fans… How would you like to Win The Big Bang Theory Season 4 on DVD? For your chance to win simply just… Watch The Big Bang Theory on E4 this Thursday 26th January 2012 at 20:00 Pay attention to the tv ads shown during the break from 20:11 Enter which […]

Why we place team at the heart of our business accelerator

Why we place team at the heart of our business accelerator

Steve Blank – who wrote 4 Steps to Epiphany – one of the key books on digital / hyper-growth startups – has just written a great blog about how tech investors have moved the focus from technology to the team. Great! Steve, who has launched numerous startups and now teaches at Berkeley, Columbia and Stanford […]

Doug Stellman, Investment Director EV Group, joins accelerator

Doug Stellman, Investment Director EV Group, joins accelerator

Doug Stellman, Investment Director of EV Group – who are running the NW Fund for Venture Capital, will join the judging panel of the Innospace Accelerator Weekend on Tuesday 15th November Doug has worked in venture capital since 1993 backing innovative start-up and early stage investments with a focus on emerging technology. He has recently […]

Applying to Innospace Accelerator Weekend – the schedule

We’ve had lots of people asking about applying to the Innospace Accelerator Weekend, so here’s the schedule. All applications (click here) and eTeamTool assessments need to be completed by 11pm on Friday 4th of November. If you haven’t applied yet, please click here. If you have applied, but haven’t yet completed your eTeamTool assessment please […]

Ben Austin – start-up brand strategist joins Innospace Accelerator

Ben Austin – start-up brand strategist joins Innospace Accelerator

Ben will be joining the Innospace Accelerator Weekend on Friday 11th November, to share his experience and advice on how to position and hustle your start-up as a real contender in the marketplace. brand + influence = a way for a start-up to get out of the blocks and thrive. Ben Austin is a no-nonsense […]

More mentors – for marketing and teams

We are delighted to announce that two further mentors have joined the Innospace Accelerator Weekend programme. These are Ben Austin – who will be sharing guerilla marketing tips and supporting our teams in reaching out to their market on Friday as well as building a minimum viable market…. and Carl Smith of Winning Pitch, who […]

What is the value of an idea? Something… not everything

It is a harsh reality that whilst many entrepreneurs believe that their idea has huge value, investors only really care about the team. Why is that? Simply, all startup ideas are easy (nearly always) to copy and most often fail because either the idea wasn’t so hot after all, or because the team fails to […]

Let's startup - faster!

Let’s startup – faster!

We help inventors and entrepreneurs build talented teams of Developers and engineers or scientists, Commercial marketing, digital and sales specialists and senior business Mentors or non-execs – to create high growth business in the knowledge (digital, IT, healthcare, science, media and educational) sectors. If you have a good idea that you want to see become a great […]