BetaDen launch search for Cohort 3.0

Co-located with one of the UK’s first 5G testbeds, BetaDen is situated at the forefront of testing and developing future technologies. The testbed provides a revolutionary platform for businesses to develop next-generation technology, such as industry 4.0.

The first-of-its kind technology accelerator will now be accepting applications for their 9-month accelerator programme, aiming to develop technology entrepreneurs or small technology businesses.

BetaDen is offering cohort 3.0 an exclusive and unique package of business support, worth over £50,000 that will be awarded to between eight to ten MVP-ready entrepreneurs or companies. The 9 month accelerator programme will include access to office space at BetaDen’s hub at Malvern Hills Science Park, investment coaching, marketing funding, business mentors and commercial meetings to offer companies a successful route to market.

Starting in May 2020, the cohort will aim to attract a range of technology creators that need dedicated space and time to create next-generation solutions for their evolving supply chains. BetaDen is also open to companies with ideas that need ‘Proof of Concept’ funding and mentoring. 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: “Cohort 3.0 will be the third cycle of our successful programme, and we can’t wait to see the applications come in from a vast array of technology developers. 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.

“For the eight to ten candidates that make it through to the programme, we can guarantee that your company will be fast tracked to market with comprehensive, industry backed support and guidance from field experts, at no cost to the successful applicants.”

You can view the cohort recruitment video here.

To find out more or to apply, click here.