Tech Nation just launched applications for three growth programmes

Posted on: 04/10/2019

Applications now open for Tech Nation’s established and renowned growth programmes: Rising Stars, Upscale and Future Fifty.

Rising Stars

Are you looking to give your startup the recognition and boost it deserves? Rising Stars programme is designed to showcase and raise the profile of the best tech startups from all areas of the country. This is an opportunity to pitch your business to a high-profile panel and audience, to be in with a chance of being named one of Tech Nation’s next Rising Stars.

With a prize package built to significantly raise the profile and awareness of the winning companies on both a national and international level, you’ll also be given the opportunity to connect with top investors, influencers and corporates along the way.

Applications close on 3 November 2019. Click here to apply now.



Applications are now open for Upscale, the UK’s leading scaleup programme, designed to help the fastest growing companies scale faster, together.

Over 6-months, 30 companies will receive over 60 hours of support, delivered by over 20 leading scale coaches. It’s free, and Tech Nation don’t take an equity stake in any businesses that join. Your business must be VC backed or generating revenues between £1.5m Р£5m, and be growing at a rate of approx. 20% month-on-month.

Applications close on 24 October 2019. Click here to apply now.


Future Fifty 

Applications are now open for Future Fifty, the UK’s leading late-stage growth programme, bringing together the country’s most successful tech companies to build a powerful network and problem-solve with peers.

Now in its 8th year, Future Fifty has worked with some of the most recognised tech companies, from Skyscanner and Farfetch, to Deliveroo and Funding Circle. The programme is free to join and we do not take an equity stake in your company. Apply today if your business has Series B+ funding or generating revenues in excess of £5m, and growing at 50% year-on-year.

Applications close on 5 November 2019. Click here to apply now.

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