Norwich City centre business incubator
Founders. You've Found Us.
Bringing founders, entrepreneurs and teams together alongside dedicated consultancy, industry expertise and support with access to funding. Creating a unique nurturing environment that allows us all to achieve our full potential.
Supporting startup and scaleup founders achieve their full potential.
A founder supported community
We believe so much in the power of community, cross pollination and a team that can share their experiences. Our focus is about building that support together.
Space to thrive
Being part of the Akcela Business Incubator also gives you access to our fully funded office space in the heart of the city. Giving you the base and space to thrive.
We understand that every business must take a different journey, but our incubator team have a wide range of experiences to support. From managing teams of over 300 staff, seed raises through to VC and business turnaround. We are here to support you.
Sponsors who are here to help
Our sponsors are signed up to support, not sell. Every sponsor has agreed to be part of the community and never try and sell incubated companies their services. Supporting Norfolk and beyond.
What Founders Have Said
The biggest compliment, is that through their hardwork, great ideas and genuine love and enthusiasm for our project, I now can’t ever imagine a time when they weren’t involved!
Companies We Work With
A great incubation space brings together exciting businesses to share experiences, challenges and wins. Creating the path to reaching your full potential.
The Forest of Memories
Bringing digital profiles to real world spaces, remembering those we have loved and lost.
Developing the lifelong love of reading through a unique data driven platform and app.
Unique fully licensed merchandise from the world of pinball.
Vegan protein that doesn't taste like sh*t and isn't full of it.
What Founders Have Said
Joining the Akcela incubator program has offered invaluable support and extremely knowledgeable consultancy, helping to steer the business to investment and beyond.
COO, The Forest of Memories
Let's see how we can work together.
Partners and sponsors
Providing a digital-first approach to all your accountancy requirements.
Delivering a first-class legal advice with exceptional service.
Effectively supporting to manage HR challenges along your business journey.
Anglia Capital Group
Angel Investors Providing Private Investment for Start-ups and Early Growth Stage Businesses.
Providing creative spaces for curious minds throughout the UK.
The CN Tech Corridor
One of Europe's most exciting growth stories - home to the future of food, clean energy, medicine and mobility.