Startup and scaleup businesses that join Elmwood LaunchPod accelerator programme will become part of a stimulating, collaborative and explorative community of innovators and get the support they need to nurture their businesses and accelerate their growth by:


  • Mentoring and strategic support from Elmwood based on our experience of designing some of the world’s most successful and iconic brands, and mentoring from our partners who also bring specialist business expertise.

  • Close contact with other startup and scaleup companies taking part in the project, providing many opportunities for knowledge sharing and networking.

  • Access to brand expertise from the world’s most effective brand design consultancy and brands who may have a direct interest in your business and could be part of your future success.

  • Free work space in our central Leeds studio, a stimulating, collaborative and fun environment with a drinks trolley on a Friday afternoon! We’re minutes away from Leeds station and seconds from a few pubs and eateries.

  • Connections with potential investors, as well as the possibility of funding from Elmwood.

  • Becoming part of the Elmwood LaunchPod alumni.