Applications are open for the next Accelerator Programme

Calling early-stage digital business leaders and tech founders in the Tees Valley!

We are delighted to announce that we are delivering the next DigitalCity Accelerator Programme online in October 2020.

If you’re an early-stage digital or tech company in the Tees Valley that has been actively trading for up to 18 months and can demonstrate tech talent with the potential to contribute to the future economic growth of the region, then we’d love to hear from you!

The ERDF funded* programme equips digital start-ups with everything they need to know to take their business to the next level. It includes:

-Seven jam-packed weekly workshops covering key topics from leadership and building a team, through to law/IP and raising finance.

-Demo Day providing the opportunity to pitch to organisations that could add real business value including funding managers, investors and local authorities.

-Bespoke one-to-one mentoring from expert business coachesAccess to a business development grant of up to £5,000

If you would like to accelerate and grow your digital business with the assistance of a team that has supported some of the most successful digital business leaders and employers in Teesside, complete an application form here.

Application Deadline: 12:00pm on Monday 14 September

Interview Dates: Tuesday 22 & Thursday 24 September

Programme Induction: Wednesday 7 October

If you require more information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

*DigitalCity is receiving £1,217,733 of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. For more information visit: