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  • Big Idea 2017: The Final 12

    Our Big Idea Challenge got bigger this year! We received over 200 applications from London Met students, alumni and staff for our Creative, Social Impact and Commercial categories. After whittling them down to our top 35 ideas we held our intensive 1 day Big Idea Bootcamp, to offer them all some top pitching tips. 60 seconds isn’t long, which is why their 1 minute pitches […]

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  • 20 March: DigitalFWD London Meetup: VR

    6.30pm – 8.15pm Theme: “Virtual Reality: The Actual Reality” After a long break, DigitalFWD is back with an action-packed evening exploring what is real in VR in 2017. You will have the chance to play with the latest kit and hear from a diverse bunch of innovators in this space. Confirmed presentations: “Is VR relevant to […]

  • 28 March: HackerNest London March Tech Social

    6pm – 8.30pm HackerNest London March Tech Social HackerNest Tech Socials are a fun, relaxed way to connect with your local tech community. Atmosphere: chill, friendly, unpretentious, agenda-free (no sales pitch), and brimming with Ultra Smart People. Follow them on Twitter and Instagram, like them on Facebook, hi-5 in person! The typical Tech Social agenda: – folks arrive, grab drinks, socialize –...

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  • Interview with Measure

    Measure www.getmeasure.co.uk is an app that lets bar owners track their stock efficiently, making their inventories much less time-consuming and costly. Founders Nathanial and Nayan talk to us about how they have been developing this idea since taking part in Big Idea as finalists and then in Launchpad last year. Did you ever think you would […]

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  • Interview with Giggo

    Giggo www.giggo.rocks is an app that connects musicians with venues and promoters around the world in 3 easy steps. The founders, Marco, Oscar and Alessandro took part in Launchpad in summer 2016, we caught up with Marco to ask him how starting-up their business is going. Did you ever think you would start your own business? […]

  • Global Game Jam at Accelerator

    From 20-22 January, in partnership with the School of Computing and Digital Media at London Metropolitan University, we opened our doors and hosted a Global Game Jam event. Now the world’s largest game development and creation event, Global Game Jam happens across multiple physical locations and gives participants just 48 hours to develop, program and test their games. At our event, the teams work...

  • Calling All Jewellery Students

      The Fairtrade Gold Design Awards 2017 Entries are now open for the inaugural Fairtrade Gold Design Awards. Aimed at student jewellery designers, jewellery industry apprentices or those who have been working in the jewellery industry for three years or less. This new award for emerging jewellery designers is calling for creative bridal designs made […]

  • Interview with Oh Gee Pie

    Oh Gee Pie were the grand winners of Big Idea in 2016 – with their idea for a social enterprise bakery and Sweet pie business. Here they tell us what impact winning the challenge has had on them and how far they’ve brought the idea since then… Where is Oh Gee Pie one year on […]

  • 2016 in numbers

    The biggest year in our history saw our 29 companies create an impressive 122 new jobs and raise a mind-boggling £8.8 million in funding (55% up on last year). Most excitingly they had a breakthrough year in terms of revenue, bringing in £9 million (225% up on 2015)! We also launched 6 new companies through […]

  • Christmas Market 2016 Highlights

    This year’s Christmas market was a great success and saw the students making hundreds of sales across the day of trading at The Old Truman Brewery. Over 20 students and collectives, 10 stalls, 100s of items sold, over £1000 made and 1 very proud Accelerator team! High fives all round! Click through the pictures at the end of the post to see […]

  • Making a Living

    We’re really excited to be part Making a Living this year, a two-week festival at The Cass, London Met. Students can attend lectures, workshops and panel discussions that are all aimed at preparing them for employment after graduation, or starting their own business in the creative industries. There will be several course specific talks, Film students for example got all […]

  • Christmas Market 2016 – Meet the Participants

    There are hundreds of talented creatives at London Met and we love giving them real world opportunities. We offered them the chance to take part in London Met’s Christmas Market on Sunday 4 December, and get face to face with customers on one of the busiest shopping days of the year. We were inundated with applications this year, so […]

  • Bui Smoothies

    Our Launchpad alumni and London Met students Isatou and Haddy beat hundreds of applicants to the final of NACUE’s varsity pitch, after being judged on their businesses Innovation, Market Opportunity and their Financial Viability, and chosen for the Ideas category. Bui Smoothies are made using Baobab mixed with other fruits. Baobab is a super fruit which grows […]

  • The Cass Starters Kickstarter campaign Success

    There is now less than a week left for the Cass Starters Kickstarter campaigns, ending 30 November and we are really pleased that they have all reached and passed their funding targets. It’s great to see them all featured by Kickstarter as ‘Projects we Love’ and online in Dezeen, Domus, Artsthread and Disegno. Cass Starters builds on the collaborative culture that they […]

Accelerator | London's Business Incubator

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Accelerator | London's Business Incubator

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Generated 6 months ago

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  • We want to see our students on NACUE’s stage

    NACUE’s Varsity Pitch is the UK’s biggest business competition for students and graduates, attracting the most innovative startups exploding out of college and university campuses. We’re happy to announce that 4 startups founded by London Met students and graduates that we’ve supported are taking part in this competition. Support London Met students and graduates by […]

Accelerator | London's Business Incubator

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Accelerator | London's Business Incubator

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