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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: Easter 2019

  • Meet the coaching team: Thursday 25 April 2019
  • Entrepreneurship Education Weekend: Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 April 2019
  • Term dates: Saturday 27 April - Thursday 27 June 2019

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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