Meet our 2023 Accelerator Programme cohort

Our 2023 Accelerator Programme has officially started and we’d love to introduce you to our latest cohort!

We have a fantastic variety of Tees Valley early-stage start-up businesses who have joined us, and they all have digital at the core of their businesses. Find out more about each of the Accelerator 2023 businesses below.

Ash Creative

A digital marketing firm which offers interactive virtual tours, digital marketing strategy and social media marketing.


Dink is an indie video games studio whose work includes creating its own IP, 3D printing/3D products and outsource work.

Everywhere Design

A design agency offering a range of creative and design services – including brand identity, editorial design, digital design, publications, infographics and moving images.


An indie games development studio creating their own game IP and providing outsource services such as game design, UI/UX and quality assurance.

Music Maestro

Led by a highly experienced musician and tutor, Music Maestro offers subscription-based on-line music courses, including interactive celebrity masterclasses with artists who have worked with A-Listers such as Madonna and The Jacksons.

Oh, The Places You Go

A learning platform that has been created to address the issue of children beginning school with extremely low communication and language levels.

The business is working closely with schools, parents and children’s authors/publishers to engage with those homes they are not able to reach by providing simple and effective digital content.

Through Film

A film production CIC making video content more affordable for the voluntary sector. The business also delivers training to provide employability skills for members of the community.

Top Teessiders

Top Teessiders is a digital platform, providing affordable marketing routes and PR for start-up and independent businesses based in Teesside.

Trusted People connects businesses with available and verified workers from multiple industries, without high agency fees. Dubbed ‘the Uber of the employment world’ by news outlets, the platform offers a wealth of filters to help businesses find the perfect temporary employee.

Verbera Ltd

Develops, markets and sells Cloud and Mobile SaaS (Software as a Service) applications. The first SaaS application being launched by the business will be Cloud/Studio – a diagramming app for software architects and engineers to visualise their cloud estate.

We are thrilled to be supporting a wide range of exciting Tees Valley digital/tech businesses once again and we are looking forward to seeing how they develop over the course of the programme.