Our Exploit programme, known as 5PRING accelerator, is a three month programme participants the opportunity to develop innovative and ambitious 5G solutions. We offer a tailored acceleration curriculum to participants, giving them access to our 5G test-beds.
The accelerator supports both larger organisations in solving their challenges by adopting an open-innovation business model, as well as enabling start-ups, SME’s etc. to deliver their 5G propositions to these challenges by providing a direct route to market.
We provide technical and business support to participants through our coaches, mentors and external speakers. The Explore programme helps guide our participants in their endeavour to deliver a commercially viable business or scaling plan, as well as build prototypes or proof of concepts (PoCs) that utilise 5G. We also give participants the opportunity to raise investment by facilitating pitch slam sessions with investors-in-residence and external investors
Three-month accelerator program
Tailored programme with variety of challenges, offering both business support and access to testbed facilities
Supply-side: SME’s, start-ups, scale-ups, innovators Challenge owners: Corporates, local councils, government organisations
Opportunity to access 5G testbed to test technical feasibility of solutions, access to 5G technologists and business coaching and opportunity to pitch to investors / potential clients.
Exploit programme structure
Our three-months accelerator programme offers participants access to our test-beds located in Birmingham, Coventry or Wolverhampton based on the programmes they apply to. The programme offers participants 1:1 and group mentorship alongside coaching across the following verticals:
- Business development
Help identify business opportunities with our partners and beyond (potential ‘fast track’ to Telefonica/O2 and challenge owners).
Gives access to business and technical masterclasses enabling participants to scale their 5G powered business
Our 5G technologists will help participants setup and configure the test-bed while assisting them to align their product roadmap with 5G
- Growth strategy
Help develop a scaling plan, fundraising strategy and pitch deck
Help with facilitating investment opportunities and networks.
- Demo day
Open doors to as many relevant corporates as possible.