The Region’s Growth and Pitch Programme

Tech South West StartUp Studio is for founders looking to take their pre-seed or seed-stage companies to the next level.

Apply to secure a place in the next programme, scheduled for autumn 2022,  and benefit from intensive business support, 1-1 guidance, interactive workshops, relation-building with key business experts and investors, pitch support, and the opportunity to showcase your product to investors.

Who’s it for?

The programme is for TECH companies:

  • Based in the South West
  • At pre-seed/seed stage that have not yet raised a commercial round of funding (although may have had friends & family funds, or grants);
  • That have been trading for less than 2 years;
  • That are seeking external investment;
  • Looking to make a positive difference in society, the economy, and the environment;
  • That have a focussed, motivated and committed team; and
  • That has a large potential market that’s either new, or ripe for disruption

What do you get?

The Programme:

Stage 1 – Apply using the form on this page

Stage 2 – The programme

  • Intensive programme of workshops, mentoring and business support
  • From Principles to MVP through Market Testing
  • Build a pitch deck as you go

Stage 3 – Public Pitch at the TSW StartUp Studio Pitch Event, to our investor network (global, national, regional)

Stage 4 – On-going support from our Partners

Stage 5 – Funding – investment and grant options – for accelerated growth