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Following a successful launch in Autumn 2019, the Geovation Scotland Accelerator Programme is now accepting applications for Spring 2020. Backed by Ordnance Survey and Registers of Scotland, the Geovation Scotland Programme is the perfect startup accelerator if you are a developer, innovator or entrepreneur seeking to create a business using location or property data in Scotland.

We are taking applications from either:

- PropTech startups seeking to revolutionise the property industry using property and geospatial data

Or

- GeoTech startups seeking to create a location-based product or service

Please note, we can only accept applications from startups currently based in the UK, or who can clearly demonstrate that they will expanding into the UK before the programme start date.

The Geovation Scotland Accelerator Programme takes you through two phases over the course of 12 months, with 6 months of intensive support to build your business followed by 6 months of go-to-mar...
Following a successful launch in Autumn 2019, the Geovation Scotland Accelerator Programme is now accepting applications for Spring 2020. Backed by Ordnance Survey and Registers of Scotland, the Geovation Scotland Programme is the perfect startup accelerator if you are a developer, innovator or entrepreneur seeking to create a business using location or property data in Scotland.

We are taking applications from either:

- PropTech startups seeking to revolutionise the property industry using property and geospatial data

Or

- GeoTech startups seeking to create a location-based product or service

Please note, we can only accept applications from startups currently based in the UK, or who can clearly demonstrate that they will expanding into the UK before the programme start date.

The Geovation Scotland Accelerator Programme takes you through two phases over the course of 12 months, with 6 months of intensive support to build your business followed by 6 months of go-to-market support. The Programme includes: 

- Financial support from day one with up to £15,000 grant funding. 

- Expert advice from industry leaders and entrepreneurial mentors, including 1:1s, workshops, master classes and events.  

- Supported access to a range of open and proprietary datasets from Ordnance Survey, Registers of Scotland, and other partners. 

- Up to 12 months Resident Innovator status at the Geovation Space at Meadowbank House in Edinburgh, ability to hot-desk at our office in London, and the opportunity to become part of our growing alumni community. 

- Bespoke developer support. We offer remote advice from our software developers during the first 6 months, followed by up to 1000 hours of hands-on software engineering resource in exchange for share options during the second 6 months.
  
- A platform to pitch at our Investor Showcase. 

Visit geovation.uk/programme/ to find out more about what we offer. 


Applications are open from 13 January - 24 February midnight. 

Finalists will be notified between 3 March - 10 March and must be available for interview in Edinburgh on 19/20 March 2020.

The Programme will start on Tuesday 21st April 2020.

TO APPLY: 'Sign In' or 'Join' F6S. Click to 'Connect with Geovation' and then 'Create Team/Startup Profile' at the top of this page and follow the steps to complete the application. 

CONTACT: Feel free to contact us directly via admin@geovation.scot for more information.
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Staff

Alan Howie
Admin
Alan Howie Chief Data Officer for Registers of Scotland
Alex Wrottesley
Admin
Alex Wrottesley Alex helps entrepreneurs and innovators create, build and grow new ventures using location data.
Imme Jones
Admin
Imme Jones SRO strategic lead
Jess Sibley
Admin
Jess Sibley Geovation Scotland Community Manager
Lyndsey Dougan
Admin
Lyndsey Dougan Geovation Scotland Delivery Lead
Niall Morgan
Admin
Niall Morgan Operations Manager at Geovation
Paul Nebel
Admin
Paul Nebel Paul is a Virtual CTO specialising in technology leadership, product development and strategic analysis.