• Connect

    With corporate partners, mentors and industry experts

  • Communicate

    Community of 1000 digital entrepreneurs and techies

  • Collaborate

    Linking you with the right people to grow your business

  • Create

    A valuable business with the best support in t

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Start-up Support

With a robust programme of small business support, we provide bespoke business support to help start-ups launch, develop and grow their companies from day one.

Serendip provides market access and expertise for your digital start-up through close partnerships with major organisations; designed to accelerate the early growth of your business.

The incubator’s commercial partners include Barclays, Transport for West Midlands, Transport Systems Catapult, NHS and Open Future_Midlands across four key areas: Internet of Things, Digital Health, Intelligent Mobility and Empowering Digital Communities.

Commercial Partners

Work alongside Barclays, Transport for West Midlands, Transport Systems Catapult, NHS and Open Future_Midlands to boost your business growth, significantly reduce risk to potential investors and maximise your chance of success.

  • Barclays have built a significant network of sector-specific teams, each experts in a particular industry vertically working over 52 industry sectors. Benefit from their experience by working in partnership with Barclays on your innovation.

  • Virgil says ‘the greatest wealth is health’ and here’s your chance to improve the monitoring, shaping and improvement of healthcare services alongside the WMAHSN.

  • Work alongside Transport for West Midlands and Transport Systems Catapult to develop emerging technologies which enable the smarter, greener and more efficient movement of people and goods across the world.

  • Open Future_Midlands at Serendip offers pre-acceleration services such as connectivity services, mentoring, access to Wayra UK’s network and knowhow, training in entrepreneurship and business skills.

Our Serendip Incubator provides a range of exciting benefits to accelerate your business venture.

Co-Working Space

Free for the first six months.

Networking

Over 180 annual events to mingle with industry influencers.

Mentoring

1-2-1 business advice from our experienced Serendip commercial partners.

Market Insight

Access to our commercial partners’ impressive databases of market influencers, clients and collaborators.

Workshops

Specific start-up and innovation focussed events.

Auditorium

Incredible 180-seat presentation auditorium with high tech 6m+ wide HD presentation screen.

Entrepreneurs for The Future

Offering a nine month incubation package with access to experienced mentors and professionals, finance, technology resources, Test Lab, free events, and showcase and investment days.

The Climate-KIC Low Carbon Accelerator is a two-stage programme which supports promising start-ups by providing grants of up to €30,000, international publicity and 24/7 co-working space to transform low carbon business plans into commercial successes.

Climate-KIC

This European grant-funded programme is open to start-ups across the UK who are less than three years old and have a product, service or innovation that is climate change related.