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The UK's #1 Angel Backed Startup Accelerator Network

The UK's #1 Angel Backed Startup Accelerator Network

Ignite is the UK's top pre-seed accelerator programme, working with early-stage technology startups.

Based in London, Manchester and Newcastle-upon-Tyne and with activities on the US East Coast, teams work alongside the country's best alumni network and other startups from our alumni network.

Every team accepted onto the programme is backed by the best group of angel investors involved in European accelerators; successful business people in sectors such as travel, finance, affiliates, sports, music and agriculture.

Our angel investors, and our extensive network of angels and funds are also looking to make additional investments into teams, as well as introduce teams to their own angel networks. This is a big part of what we do, and we do it well.

We’re proud to say we’re different to other accelerators. Ask around – you won’t find any other programme speaking at SXSW, showcasing their alumni in NYC and Boston or tearing up the accelerator rulebook to do things better.

Paul Smith

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CEO @ Ricochet. Previously Hyperloop One, Government of Dubai, Techstars, Ignite.
Operations Manager @Ignite, Europe's £1million accelerator programme for digital start-ups & self employed life coach.
Partner at Ignite.io - Seed investment & Acceleration. Angel Investor. Co-Founder Campus North.
Director at ignite100
Partner at Dynamo Ventures. Co-Founder of F6S, Ormeau Baths and Tech.eu. Director of the Bradfield Centre. Advisor to DogPatch Labs and Motive Partners.
Total raised

$1.2M

Funded over

1 round

Latest round

Seed (Mar 2014)

Startup Founder/Accelerator participant

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