Helping product-ready
start-ups to scale

In 2016, our high-profile accelerator programme gave five start-ups the tools to scale. We're currently developing our next programme, so watch this space...

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Our launch cohort: meet the start-ups

We’re proud to have helped five fantastic, high-potential start-ups on their growth journey:

What did we provide?

Our 12-week armed our start-ups with the tools to scale:

What did they get out of it?

Three of the cohort closed successful funding rounds during or shortly after their time at Octopus – with Freetrade smashing its £300,000 target with an impressive £1.1 million fundraising through Crowdcube…

Chosen by the best, backed by the brightest

Our start-ups were selected by some of the leading figures in finance, technology, retail and venture capital – mentored by over 40 experienced fintech specialists, technologists, entrepreneurs, advisers and marketers.