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We supercharge businesses in the East of England to achieve their full potential. Our Norwich-based incubator supports start-up companies with space, coaching and  community.

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Norwich's business incubator

Akcela Ventures is based in Norwich city centre. We help founders build teams, build products and build sales.

The incubator has everything you need when you are starting out: flexible workspace, expertise on hand, and a community around you, who want you to succeed.

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How we help

The Akcela team have all started, grown and sold companies. We make this experience available to the companies that join our community.

Vision and mission

Build a rock solid definition of the company you want to build, and why.

Product-market fit

Work out your audience and the proposition you will build to engage them.

Build the product

Create the technical and operational foundations for your product or service.

Raise finance

If you need funding, we can help get your first raise underway.

Acquire customers

Get your business out to the world and start generating revenue.

Scale your team

Learn to hire and manage well so that you build a high performing team.

What our founders say

Akcela helped us to manage our sales pipeline much more effectively. We have scaled a worldwide business in months after joining the incubator programme.

Blaise Hope

Founder, Origin Hope

Local to national brand in six months

Tech Educators

Tech Educators raised investment and built a national coding bootcamp brand in their first year.

The team are now making a major contribution to bringing new tech talent into the industry.

Tech Educators

Build your business faster with Akcela

We welcome people from all backgrounds into the community to share their ideas and meet other founders. Get in touch to pay us a visit.

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