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MAKING YOUNG FOUNDERS GREAT ENTREPRENEURS 

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OUR MISSION

Helping young founders become great entrepreneurs

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STUDENT FOUNDERS

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PROGRAMME

Selection

September - December

Applications for the programme will open early October and run through to end of December. More details coming soon.

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Take-Off

February

After the cohort has been selected, we will deep-dive into your startup’s stage and aims in order to tailor the programme to your startups’ needs.

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Programme

February - May

AccelerateME is a 12-week programme aimed to get your startup to the next stage of growth. It is designed to fit around your studies with sessions taking place on weekends and week day evenings.

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Demo Day

May

At Demo Day you get to showcase your startup and your achievements on the programme to investors, mentors and other accelerators in your industry, as well as influencers of the Manchester startup ecosystem

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Growth

June & beyond

After AccelerateME, you will be well-equipped to take your startup to new heights and change the world. We might shed a tear to see you go :’)

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Guidance

During a 4-month long programme, you will receive mentorship and professional help from our partners to help you get to the next level of growth

funding

You can receive up to £2000 of equity-free funding. We don’t take anything in return

office space

For the duration of the programme, you will have free of charge access to office space at the Bonded Warehouse

WHAT YOU GET
WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT US

AME ALUMNI

"Accelerate ME gave me the belief to continue to do what I was doing. Everyone on the programme, including the teams and mentors, gave me their time and helped me to strengthen my value proposition and brand."

—  Grace Vella, Founder of MissKick

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WHO IS THIS FOR?

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You should apply if you are a student, or recent alumni, from The University of Manchester, you have a start-up idea and you're looking to take it to the next level

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You can also apply if you are a student at:

 

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MEET THE TEAM

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Vardnan Sivarajah

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Oliver Laryea

Associate

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Celina Sousa Pereira

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Jeremy Leung

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Ilayda Cotelioglu

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Abraar Ahmed

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Zeina Hegazy

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Olivier Welscher

Programme Director

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Francesca Casaburi

Head of Content & Marketing

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Kristina Kianickova

Head of Events

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Kornel Timar

Head of Acceleration

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Salma Al-Barwani

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Giulia La Pedalina

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Luigi D'Introno

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Kiran Arokiasamy

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Ravi Chauhan

Advisor

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Lamees Al Lawati

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Vishal Mistry

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Jacob Barnaby

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Rohan Ali Mirza

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