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Why you should quit your job and apply to BGV...
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Why you should quit your job and apply to BGV...
Why you should quit your job and apply to BGV...
Why you should quit your job and apply to BGV...
Why you should quit your job and apply to BGV...
Why you should quit your job and apply to BGV...
Why you should quit your job and apply to BGV...
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Why you should quit your job and apply to BGV...

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Bethnal Green Ventures is an accelerator programme for early stage tech ventures working on stuff that matters: technology that tackles our biggest social and environmental challenges. …

Bethnal Green Ventures is an accelerator programme for early stage tech ventures working on stuff that matters: technology that tackles our biggest social and environmental challenges.

Applications for summer 2013 open March 6th, to apply: www.bethnalgreenventures.com

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  • 1. Where we started
  • 2. We built a prototype We built a prototype • Used our own money and got a free venue from the Young Foundation • Started (evenings only) 12 week programme in September 2010 • Very high rating from founders - proved the need. 6 teams • 2 have raised investment (Good Gym andweeks 12 Flip) self-funded 3 teams raised money
  • 3. Then did it for real Did it for real • 50 applications, 18 interviews, 6 teams selected • Monday Dinners • Office Hours • Mentoring applications, 50 6 teams £15k equity investment 12 weeks at Google Campus
  • 4. The programme Our philosophy • Be honest • Be experimental (lean startup) • Be helpful (promiscuously collaborative)Monday speakersOffice hoursMentoring
  • 5. Demo Day Massive progress 150 attendees
  • 6. Now we’re going to do it again, Now we want to growbut bigger and better! • 2 cohorts of 10 teams each year • Grow our mentor network • Grow our investor network • Grow our alumni network2 cohorts per year10 teams per cohortGrow our networks
  • 7. Applications open March 6th£15,000 investment for 6% equity 3 month support programme 6 months of free office spaceA network of mentors, investors and customers Lots of free food!
  • 8. www.bethnalgreenventures.com @bg_ventureshello@bethnalgreenventures.com

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