Y-Accelerator poses huge growth and investment opportunity for local business

Published 24th August 2017 at 10:12am

With Horasis posing a wide array of opportunity for the Sheffield City Region, the Y-Accelerator programme provides a small number of businesses throughout the region a chance to expand into the Chinese Market, secure investment and accelerate growth.

Firstly, up to ten businesses will be selected to participated in the Y-Accelerator programme starting in early September. Over the course of an intensive 8-week period you will commit 1-2 days a week to work with the Y Accelerator team and our network of leading business specialists.

Applying proven methodologies, intelligence and commercial acumen, we will enable you to develop customer focused solutions, prototype concepts, pitch and accelerate ideas to market with a focus on China and ultimately grow a strong, sustainable business.

All participating businesses will pitch at an investor event held in conjunction with the University of Sheffield’s Business Innovation Network (BIN) at the end of October. Of these, four will be selected to pitch at the Horasis event held in November to an international audience with a seed investment of £25,000 up for grabs.

If this programme interests you, or you think this opportunity would suit a colleague or connection, please take a look over the attached brochure and complete the online application form https://www.scrgrowthhub.co.uk/y-accelerator

All submissions must be made by Monday 28th August 2017.

We wish all the very best of luck when applying!

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