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About Launchpad

Launchpad is a 6-month immersive programme that brings together members of the London entrepreneurial ecosystem to turn ideas into viable products. Past Launchpaders have gone on to further their ventures at top accelerators around the world.

Application for Launchpad 2022 Cohort is now closed. The cohort will be announced in early February.

Reach out to with any questions.

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Open to everyone!


An opportunity to be inspired by past founders, spark ideas, meet your future team and brainstorm with other wide-eyed innovators.


Whether it is a formed business plan or a creative idea still in development, share it with the world in a 2-min pitch. 

Team Building

Find team members to complement your skills, or join a team and help bring an idea to life. 



Develop and define your business idea with practical workshops, from design thinking to business model creation. 

Delivered in partnership with our advisors from leading companies and networks within the London startup ecosystem, these workshops are designed to help you distil your business idea and turn it into a focused, convincing pitch.

End of February - Mid-term pitch

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10-15 teams

Time to build

Accelerate and refine your business plan through workshops on product development, branding, fundraising and valuation. 
Take part in our mentorship programme and get insights and support from a range of successful entrepreneurs, industry experts, and angel investors, to guide you through your idea development and testing stages.

End of May - Final pitch

The finalists will pitch to a panel of VCs and entrepreneurs. 


May onward

Onwards and upwards! Use your newfound connections and momentum to push  your venture to new heights. The Launchpad ecosystem will always stay behind you, cheering you on.

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Launchpad Opportunities

Why join LBS Launchpad?

Business Plan

Business plan

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Investable team

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Funding opportunities

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Mentorship and preliminary validation 

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In-kind donations exceeding 10k

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Opportunity to join LBS Incubator

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