The Elevate Programme

The Elevate Investment Fund

Equity investment & accelerator programme for UK high growth early stage companies.

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About the Programme

Beyond funding, The Elevate Programme delivers support within a cohort and 1:1 basis.  Each company within the accelerator will be part of a small cohort (4-6 companies). The first phase of the Accelerator will provide support to clearly define a solid framework and processes for Business Planning, Legal, Accounting, Sales & Marketing and Operations strategies. Phase 2 will deliver customised support on a one to one basis to ensure the company has all priority functions covered to meet growth goals.

Our Investment

The funding offered to accepted companies in the programme is based on an Equity Investment model. The investment made is customised to each company in the programme and will typically be between 5-25% equity for £50,000 – £250,000.

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Application Process

The application process includes the following steps:

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Our Board

Simon Leeming

Founder, entrepreneur and investor specialising in high-growth B2B sales & marketing strategy.

Dave Watson

Business owner, mentor and growth marketing specialist engaging scalable companies to reach new heights.

Matt Haycox

Self-made entrepreneur and funding guru looking for businesses to support and grow through funding and advice

FAQs

The Accelerator is open to applications from a wide range of companies who require funding and growth support across multiple sectors however indicative parameters include:

  • Core team already established.
  • Post-revenue.
  • Sub £2m turnover.
  • Forecasting double/triple digit growth
  • Cross sector

The funding offered to accepted companies in the programme is based on an Equity model. The investment made is customised to each company in the programme and will typically be between 5-25% equity for £50 – £250,000.

The programme will be 6 or 12 months depending on the support required to meet your growth goals.  You will be offered a tailored programme support plan as part of the investment offer.

Yes, there are options for further equity and debt funding from the programme backers on a case by case basis.

Beyond funding, the programme delivers support within a cohort and 1:1 basis.  Each company within the accelerator will be part of a small cohort (4-6 companies). The first phase of the Accelerator will provide support to clearly define a solid framework and processes for Business Planning, Legal, Accounting, Sales & Marketing and Operations strategies. Phase 2 will deliver customised support on a one to one basis to ensure the company has all priority functions covered to meet growth goals.

The next intake will commence in September 2018

Applications are now open and successful companies will complete the application process by no later than 10th August.

The application process includes the following steps:

  1. Application form
  2. Skype Call
  3. Interview
  4. Offer

Following your application you will be guided on detailed steps to prepare for the remainder of the process.

Contact Us

The Elevate Programme Ltd

WeWork,
1 St Peter’s Square,
Manchester,
M2 3AE