Accelerators & Incubators


Accelerator and incubator programmes are a great way to access support and resources to help you develop and scale your business. LSE runs several successful programmes but there are other external options that could help you too.

Scale your business with direct access to LSE's extensive pool of resources and alumni network
Accelerator

LSE Generate Accelerator

Our intensive in-house programme runs over 6 months, providing bootcamps, clinics, 1:1 coaching, skill-sharing, mentoring and more. It’s open to early stage businesses with a focus on progressing at least 2 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

ICCLab

LSE Innovation Co-Creation Lab

LSE management runs this partnership scheme between leading academics, NGOs, social entrepreneurs and companies, seeking to reduce poverty and promote basic human freedoms through innovative business modelling.

elleSE

elleSE

This is an LSE-run support programme specifically for female founders, providing help and resources tailored for women. Through our education programme, practical skills training, and support network, we assist in building your social enterprise. 


External Accelerators and Incubators

  • Aspect
    A 4-month social enterprise accelerator programme hosted by a group of five universities, including LSE.
  • Bethnal Green Ventures
    An accelerator with a focus on ‘tech for good’ initiatives.
  • Entrepreneur First
    An incubator that operates in 6 locations around the world.
  • Founders Factory
    100+ experts and investors are on hand to support founders through this incubator.
  • Techstars
    A range of sector-specific accelerators that run throughout the year.
  • Zinc
    This programme is focused on making a positive social impact on the world.