UK startup support ecosystem

UK has over 500 programmes of support for startups. Depending on where your startup is in the journey, you can find info on
Incubators, Accelerators, Co-working spaces,University Innovation Programmes


172 in the UK


216 in the UK


178 programmes

UK wide

545 programmes

Startup Accelerator and Incubator List

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What is an Accelerator?

Accelerators, are fixed-term, cohort-based programs that include seed investment, connections, mentorship, educational components, and culminate in a public pitch event or demo day to accelerate growth.

What is an Incubator?

Startup incubators begin with companies that may be earlier in the process and they do not operate on a set schedule.

Is SAIL only for the UK?

Yes. SAIL currently only has accelerators, incubators, and other startup programmes running in the UK.

Does SAIL have everything?

SAIL has majority of accelerators, incubators and other startup support programmes in the UK. SAIL is updated on a weekly basis to check for any new additions.

Updated: 15 March 2018

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