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HealthTech Accelerator

We help founders access investment. Our HealthTech Accelerator will get you investor ready during our 4-week programme with a mixture of in person and virtual workshops led by industry experts, as well as introductions to those all-important lead investors.

 

If you are looking for fundraise Q4 2024 or Q1 2025 next year and you want to stand out against the competition, meet investors and close your next funding round, apply today!

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Summer Cohort
4th June - 25th June 2024
Applications now closed.

Join our waitlist to be the first to hear about our next programme.

Why Vantage?

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No cost.

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No Equity.

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Get Investor Ready.

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Introductions to Lead VCs.

Eligibility Criteria.

Pre-seed / Early Seed

UK Registered

1-3 Years Trading

HealthTech or MedTech Business

Able to demonstrate market traction

Minimum 1 active client or pilot

Eligibility
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Why MedTech & HealthTech?

The UK’s Medical sector has long been recognised for breaking new ground, and contributing to the evolution of healthcare across the globe.

The integration of medical treatments with technology has been on the on the rise since a significant spike between 2017 and 2020, and following the seismic impact of COVID-19, MedTech research and development has catapulted to new heights.

 

Responding to the digital reinvention of healthcare has spurred innovation within a range of services and sub-sectors.

 

The MedTech Growth Series is a four-week programme designed to help health-focused businesses grow and scale, giving founders the tools to pioneer the new wave of medical advances in the UK.

The Programme.

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WEEK 1

NAVIGATING THE WOLRD OF FUNDRAISING

 

VC Panel

 

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The Workshops.

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WEEK 1
NAVIGATING THE WORLD OF FUNDRAISING

We kick off our four-week growth series by opening the floor to expert VCs who will map out the investment landscape across the MedTech & HealthTech industries.

 

We'll also be joined by industry-specific founders who have successfully progressed through the investment journey, offering you first-hand advice and what they wish they'd known to begin with.

WEEK 1
1-2-1 PITCH DECK REVIEW

Matt Dangell, Jump Accounting

Refine your pitch deck and elevate your chances of success with our personalised 1-2-1 Pitch Deck Review Session!

In this exclusive opportunity, experienced mentors will provide tailored insights into your pitch deck, offering constructive feedback on content, structure, and delivery. Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or seasoned professional, this session is designed to enhance your pitch, captivate investors, and fine-tune your narrative for maximum impact.

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WEEK 2
PR & COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGY

Jessica Smith, SomX

Communications. You can't escape it. It's the cornerstone of your business. Every conversation, every email, every interaction is an opportunity to deliver value.


We’ll show you how to define your messaging so when you're updating your website, pitching to an investor, or speaking to a prospect, you can communicate with clarity and consistency. 

WEEK 2
HOW TO MASTER
CLIENT ONBOARDING

Jonny Steventon, 55 Technologies UK

In this session, we'll explore proven strategies and best practices that empower you to create exceptional user experiences.

Whether you're a product manager, designer, or marketer, you'll gain valuable insights on optimising your onboarding process to boost user engagement, reduce churn, and drive sustainable growth. Discover the key principles, tools, and case studies that will transform your user onboarding journey into a competitive advantage.

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WEEK 3
ALL THINGS LEGAL

Katie McFadden, MBM Commercial

Do you want to make sure you have all of your legal ducks in a row, so you can scale your business safely? Then join Katie of MBM Commercial for her legal workshop.

This workshop will cover everything from setting up, to contracts, to trademarking and protecting your brand, to the legal side of attracting investment for your business (and much more).

WEEK 3
ALL THINGS DATA

Nick Nettleton, Loft Digital

Data management plays a key role for any start-up, more so for businesses operating in the HealthTech sector. Adopting key early-stage strategies and utilising sophisticated data analytics can save a business both time and money. This workshop will look at all things data, from Data collection, analysis, and data security.

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WEEK 4
BOOST CASHFLOW THROUGH
R&D TAX CREDITS

Max Raynor, Claim Capital

During this session Max will explore how to utilize different forms of innovation funding - What's more its non dilutive! 

 

You'll learn how to elevate your business through the R&D Tax Credits scheme. The session will demystify the intricacies of Research and Development (R&D) tax credits. Learn how to leverage these credits to fuel innovation, boost your bottom line, and gain a competitive edge. From eligibility criteria to the application process, our webinar provides a streamlined overview, ensuring you're equipped to maximize returns on your R&D investments.

WEEK 4
PEER PITCH NIGHT

The final workshop of the series puts everything you've learned during the programme into practice. Each founder will be given the opportunity to pitch for feedback from the cohort and partners. The session will help you refine your presentation skills and perfect your elevator pitch for your start-up's, an essential when networking with investors. 

 

With your sharpened skillset and comprehensive feedback, you'll be ready to present your business to that all-important investor panel.

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