Tech Nation - Growth Programmes


Tech Nation has launched applications for three of its most established and renowned growth programmes; Rising Stars, Upscale and Future Fifty.

Whether you’re an early-stage business looking to boost your profile, or one of the UK’s fastest growing tech scaleups, we have the perfect programme to fit your needs.

With opportunities to learn from the UK's leading tech entrepreneurs, influence government, become part of a leading peer network and significantly raise the profile of your business Tech Nation is on the hunt for the UK’s best tech companies from across the nation.

Are you looking to give your startup the recognition and boost it deserves? Tech Nation has recently launched applications for its early-stage growth programme, Rising Stars, designed to showcase and raise the profile of the best tech startups from all areas of the country. This is your opportunity to pitch your business to a high-profile panel and audience, to be in with a chance of being named one of Tech Nation’s next Rising Stars.

With a prize package built to significantly raise the profile and awareness of the winning companies on both a national and international level, you’ll also be given the opportunity to connect with top investors, influencers and corporates along the way.

Applications close on 3 November 2019.

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Applications are now open for Upscale, the UK’s leading scaleup programme, designed to help the fastest growing companies scale faster, together.

Over 6-months, 30 companies will receive over 60 hours of support, delivered by over 20 leading scale coaches. It’s free, and Tech Nation don’t take an equity stake in any businesses that join. Your business must be VC backed or generating revenues between £1.5m - £5m, and be growing at a rate of approx. 20% month-on-month.

Applications close on 24 October 2019.

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Applications are now open for Future Fifty, the UK’s leading late-stage growth programme, bringing together the country’s most successful tech companies to build a powerful network and problem-solve with peers.

Now in its 8th year, Future Fifty has worked with some of the most recognised tech companies, from Skyscanner and Farfetch, to Deliveroo and Funding Circle. The programme is free to join and we do not take an equity stake in your company.

Apply today if your business has Series B+ funding or generating revenues in excess of £5m, and growing at 50% year-on-year.

Applications close on 5 November 2019.

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