We are very excited to begin our latest search for entrepreneurs and businesses from across the globe as we reopen applications for the next cohort of our FORWARD Accelerator. 

FORWARD seeks to support exciting & innovative high-growth startups & scaleups from anywhere in the world who are working to build international businesses that could change the world around us. Over 6 months, the programme provides a comprehensive package of support that focuses on giving participating businesses everything they need to continue & accelerate their growth. The support has been designed to focus on 6 key areas which are seen as critical to enable successful growth of scaling ventures which includes access to international markets, funding strategy, strategic partnerships, structure & operations, growth strategies and capacity building. 

Past cohorts of FORWARD have included entrepreneurs from multiple counties including the UK, USA, Italy, Nigeria, India, Costa Rica & Venezuela to name a few examples. Collectively, programme alumni have become some of the most exciting businesses to watch in their respective industries and have gone on to secure 6 figure investments and partnerships with global brands including O2 Telefonica, Nestle, Virgin  and Disney. 

Potential businesses can be from any country in the world and from any sector or industry. These businesses must be at a high-growth/scaling stage and can demonstrate significant traction to date. 

For more information about the programme and instructions on how to apply visit the FORWARD Accelerator programme page here