Meet Our F2 Cohort

SMALLSPARK

Founded in 2018, Smallspark Space Systems is a UK based Aerospace and Artificial Intelligence (AAI) research firm working to push the boundaries in low-cost rocket propulsion systems and Artificial Intelligence capabilities in the engineering design process.

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Evolved Snacks

Evolve wants to inspire people to eat more fruit and veg, with thier range of NASA-inspired freeze-dried fruit snacks! 

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AgroCognitive

AgroCognative is an affordable precision  agriculture platfrom to give insights to farmers and automate all farming process.

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LT Energy Group

High-tech startup based in Turin (IT), developing smart technology solutions for outdoor applications.

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Sibo

Sibo is creating thoughtful innovation to lead the food industry towards a sustainable future, and they do it by researching and bringing uncommon raw materials to develop healthy, sustainable and tasty food ingredients and products.

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FindParts

FindParts is a US based marketplace for Aerospace parts and repairs.

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Masina

Designing electric power train for motorcucle which is made on circular economy model. Giving new life for agile, sustainable and adventurous motorcycle.

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Eazyl

Eazyl is changing how we buy and sell art online. instead of charging unfair and exorbiant commission fees, our artists pay just £6.50 a month to upload and sell as much work as they like. This means the buyers pay directly to the artists for the work they love, making art accessible and affordable for all.

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Our Partners

“I cannot overstress how important entrepreneurship is to the future of this region and if you are thinking of setting a business up this is simply the only place to do it!”

Andy Street
Andy Street
Mayor of West Midland

Honoured to have been selected for the female founder scholarship on the BEC Startup Sprint! […] The mentoring sessions were so insightful and have helped us tackle the important questions we have as a startup during this unprecedented time.

Dina Bahrami
Dina Bahrami
Founder of Nutri Beauties

When applying, I questioned how relevant it would be for me as an artist […] but it turns out is super relevant and so, so valuable. It’s really enabled me to shift my perspective to seeing my art as a business and I now have a clear path of how I’m going to make those steps in getting there.

Imogen Morris
Imogen Morris
Imogen Embroidery Art

BEC has been like no other, the support, advice, and hospitality exceeded our expectiations. The accessibility of so may resoources right at your fingertips with the way BEC operates creates a truly unique experience. BEC helps you delve deep into your business & take action so that you can get the results you want.”

Danielle Roberts
Danielle Roberts
Founder of Unlimited You

FORWARD will provide an Innovative platform to foster innovation, collaboration and increased opportunities for early-stage ventures that with to take their business to the next level”

Holly Knower
Holly Knower
CEO NACUE

I did this programme at the start of lockdown when due to theatre closures, I lost 90% of my business. Thankfully, that has been recovered in part due to the mindset change the programme helped me with. cc funders Innovate UK”

Hannah Elsy
Hannah Elsy
CEO & Founder of Hannah Elsy Production

Birmingham Enterprise Community’s FORWARD accelerator programme is exactly what our region needs. Birmingham is the major youngest city ion Europe, with under 25s accounting for nearly 40% of the population, so this is fantastic initiative to help fresh, young minds to succeed in business and entrepreneurship.”

Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts
Tech Nation