Introducing Ignition

Dreamers, schemers and upstarts welcome.

We’re currently shortlisting for Ignite’s next accelerator programme, which will start on 9th November. You can apply until Monday 8th September through either F6S or AngelList.

(If you can’t think of a good reason why your startup should apply, here are 13 to pick from.)

To help us choose teams to attend the new programme, we’re launching a new event called Ignition, which will take place from Wednesday 24th to Friday 26th September. Startups will be invited to take part in a three day schedule of workshops, events and mentoring from Ignite’s investors and mentors.

Startup Beers, a monthly tech meetup sponsored by Sendgrid

Ignition will be held at Campus North in Newcastle, so it’s also an opportunity for startups to sample the city’s amazing tech community.

Not only is the event free of charge, we’ll also be providing attending teams with two night’s free accommodation.

Ignite teams being mentored at Campus North

Who can attend? If you apply for Ignite’s accelerator programme and are shortlisted, you’ll be invited to Ignition, to meet the team and our investors. We’ll take the opportunity to get to know you and your team, and we’ll be making final decisions on investment and programme places as a result.

Three days of world-class investors, events, free accommodation and a legendary night out or two in Newcastle. If you’re interested, apply by Monday 8th September through either F6S or AngelList — we’re shortlisting now, so the sooner you apply, the sooner we can confirm your place at Ignition.

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