Over the last few years, we’ve worked with hundreds of the UK’s leading tech companies and had the opportunity to hone our growth programme offering, to ensure the companies involved have the support, advice and connections to help your company thrive.

Whether you’re an early-stage founder trying to get things off the ground, or a late-stage CEO steering a much bigger ship, we have the perfect growth or sector programme for you.

All our programmes are free and run virtually, providing a practical network for founders to learn from later stage founders, domain experts and peers through in-depth learning sessions and networking events.


Programmes will kick off in early Autumn 2021.


In the application form you’ll be asked to provide information about:

  • Company founders, company vision, your current traction, competitive advantage and value proposition

  • Financial information including investment, revenue and growth

  • Founders and Team Experience

  • Business metrics you measure your success by, your past successes, impact of Covid-19 and your plans for the year ahead

  • What you want to get out of the programme

Before you start filling out the form we’d recommend you read this advice from our judges about what makes a good application for our programmes.


Also check out our Application Guide for Tech Nation Programmes - which has practical information and advice about our programmes and completing the form


You can save your application as you go. If you have any questions about the form, please contact us at programmes@technation.io.


Net Zero 2.0


Funding: Up to Series A
Revenue: Annual revenues below £1.5m
Status: Able to demonstrate market traction


Net Zero has been designed to support climate-tech trailblazers that are creating a more sustainable future. These are the companies that have what it takes to accelerate the UK’s goal to drive down global emissions. We are now looking for our second cohort of early-stage scaleups working across key sectors, including electricity & energy, transport & mobility, agriculture, food systems, manufacturing and building technology.


Applications close at 4pm on 30 June 2021.

Fintech 4.0


Funding: Up to Series A
Revenue: Annual revenues below £1.5m
Status: Able to demonstrate market traction


On this programme, our cohort will learn the ins and outs of what it takes to scale a fintech company – and grow from strength to strength. You can expect to learn from entrepreneurs, investors and experts that have the experience our founders need to tap into. Could you be the perfect candidate today, to become a fintech powerhouse tomorrow?


Applications close at 4pm on 30 June 2021.

Applied AI 3.0


Funding: Up to Series A
Revenue: Annual revenues below £1.5m
Status: Able to demonstrate market traction


Our Applied AI programme is all about addressing real world challenges, with unreal solutions. For the founders developing cutting-edge and unique AI solutions, comes its very own set of unique challenges. To help you address these hurdles, our programme creates a safe haven for you to learn from world-leading scale coaches and connect with your peers.


Applications close at 4pm on 30 June 2021.


Libra 1.0


Funding: Seed to Pre-series A
Revenue: Annual revenues below £1.5m
Status: Able to demonstrate market traction


A brand new programme, Libra is all about levelling the playing field for underrepresented founders in the UK. The programme will focus on the Black founder experience, helping them navigate the scaling journey, to realise their ambitions in the tech sphere.


Applications close at 4pm on 30 June 2021.

Upscale 7.0


Funding: VC backed, having raised Series A
Revenue: Annual revenues between £1.5 – 5m
Status: Growing at a rate of approx. 20% month-on-month


Upscale helps the UK’s most promising tech companies to accelerate their growth and unlock the key to scaling successfully. Over 6 months you’ll receive 60+ hours of support, delivered by over 20 scale coaches in this highly curated programme designed to reflect your scaling journey.


Applications close at 4pm on 30 June 2021.

Future Fifty 10.0


Funding: Series B+
Revenue: Annual revenues over £5m
Status: Achieving 50% year-on-year growth


Tech Nation Future Fifty 10.0 can unlock the answers you need to achieve your global ambitions. Connect with a network of the most successful companies in UK tech as we guide you to learn, lead and problem solve together.


Applications close at 4pm on 30 June 2021.


The team are here to help. Please use the contact form, leave a voicemail message on 01293 305965 or send an email to growth.hub@coast2capital.org.uk with your name, contact details, postcode and support request.

Nasser Elaheebocus

Growth Relationship Associate

Ryan Davies

Growth Hub Team Leader

Karen Tyrrell

Growth Relationship Associate

Taygan Paxton

Growth Coordinator

Tom Hughes

Growth Hub Administrator

Richard Butcher

Interim Growth Relationship Manager

Malcolm Brabon

SME Manager

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