An ambitious startup accelerator
supporting AI startups to scale
in Greater Manchester
Applications for the second cohort are
As part of Turing Innovation Catalyst Manchester, startup experts Capital Enterprise are launching a highly specialised accelerator programme for AI startups in the Greater Manchester area, supporting them to build sustainable businesses and smash their fundraising goals.
Our programme will select and accelerate 40 high potential startups over 2 cohorts in the Greater Manchester area, building AI solutions for climate, health and generative AI.
What is it?
Our AI Accelerator is a 6-month hybrid programme designed to provide exceptional AI startups with learning, mentoring, networking and investment opportunities. Our content will be delivered by world-class AI and startup experts.
Who are we looking for?
DeepTech AI products or services in Health, NetZero, and GenerativeAI
Businesses dedicated to job creation in Greater Manchester
Pre-seed, Seed or Series A stage startups poised for transformative growth
Tech for Good champions committed to making a positive impact on people and the planet
The Curriculum will include
Comprehensive Funding Readiness Training
- Grant funding
- Equity investment
Pitching to Investors
Storytelling for impact
Communicating complex tech to non-tech audiences
Standards and Ethics
AI ethics for deeptech
Strategies for acquiring new customers
Defining how the product will be positioned in the market
UK and EU GDPR
IP and patent law
Founder and Team Wellbeing
Wellbeing and mental health to avoid burnout
Recruiting and growing a team sustainably
Application Form Live NOW
Mid April: APPLICATION DEADLINE for Cohort II
May: Interviews with Applicants
End of May: Final selections and confirmations
w/c 11 March 2024: Onboarding and Accelerator Launch
March 2024 – October 2024: Workshops, Events and specialised 1:1 support for Cohort I
October 2024: Demo Day for Cohort I
w/c 3rd June 2024: Onboarding and Accelerator Launch
June 2024 – February 2025: Workshops, Events and specialised 1:1 support for Cohort II
February 2025: Demo Day for Cohort II
In addition to the AI Accelerator, over the next two years, Turing Innovation Catalyst Manchester will also be delivering venture builders, skills programmes and a whole host of events and activities to drive the AI ecosystem in Greater Manchester forward.
AI is the world’s fastest-growing tech sector, with applications across countless industries. Its infinite possibilities are set to transform our collective future, but right now is the moment to write yours.
Reach out to us:
AI Accelerator Manager
AI Community Manager
Capital Enterprise (UK) Ltd
69 Wilson Street
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