Tech accelerator BetaDen’s search for Cohort 3.0 underway
Worcestershire technology accelerator BetaDen is now searching for its third cohort of start-ups. Applications are open till 17 February 2020, and the third cohort starts in May 2020.
BetaDen 9-month accelerator programme is open to tech entrepreneurs and small technology businesses that are minimal viable product (MVP) ready. BetaDen is also open to companies with ideas that need ‘Proof of Concept’ funding and mentoring to rapidly form the MVP.
Cohort 3.0 will receive a package of business support, worth over £50,000 that will be awarded to between eight to ten MVP-ready entrepreneurs or companies.
The programme also includes access to office space at the Malvern Hills Science Park, investment coaching, marketing funding, business mentors and commercial meetings to offer companies a successful route to market.
BetaDen is dedicated to supporting next-generation technologies. The type of technology can be innovated within a broad spectrum of emerging applications, including security technology, IoT, AI, telecom and assistive technology.
Linda Smith, Founder and CEO of BetaDen said: “For Cohort 3.0 we are looking to accelerate companies that are established, have been running for at least three-to-six months and seek routes to market or investment readiness. Previous cohort members have had significant achievements to date with the support of BetaDen, inclusive of, global patent registration, successful MVP launches and industry partnering.”