Octopus Springboard is a 3-month part-time programme that is free of charge, hands-on, and will help successful applicants:
- Become investor ready with a stronger idea of target markets and product/market fit
- Gain access to Octopus’ extensive network of portfolio companies, corporates and experts
- Complete 1-2-1 engagements with industry/corporates, and potentially establish good relationships and possibility of follow-on projects and pilots..
- Gain access to experienced, sector relevant advisors – these are people who can mentor and share their learnings with you, as well as introduce you to relevant people.
The programme will likely lead to investments of £500k-£1m by Octopus Ventures in some of the companies completing the programme, subject to Investment Committee approval and standard Octopus processes.