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Students in study area at Cambridge Judge


  • Teams of two or more people (otherwise apply to attend an Venture Creation Weekend).
  • One founder has a "Cambridge connection" (student, alumni, faculty, staff of the University or resident of the town).
  • During term time team members must be Cambridge based.
  • Have fire in your belly!

How to apply

Apply via our online form (will open in a new window)

We also ask you to video a 60 second pitch of your idea, and to upload it to either YouTube (as an unlisted video) or Vimeo (as a password-protected video), sending a link to Please make sure you include your name in the video title so we can match it to your application.

Ready to apply?

Next programme: Spring 2020

  • Entrepreneurship Education Weekend: Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 January 2020
  • Final Presentation & Certificate Awards: Thursday 26 March 2020

Our ten-week Accelerate Cambridge programmes are held during Michaelmas, Easter and Lent terms.

We are always keen to hear from early stage ventures in Cambridge who are considering applying to the programme. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

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