Sugarcoat joins the Ignite 2023 Pre-Accelerator cohort

Last updated: 5 Jan 2023

Sugarcoat joins the Ignite 2023 Pre-Accelerator cohort

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE -- Sugarcoat are pleased to announce their induction into the Ignite 2023 North of Tyne Pre-Accelerator, starting in January 2023.

The Ignite Pre-Accelerator supports early-stage technology companies that are in development or have only just launched, providing them with £10,000 in equity free funding as well as access to £250,000 in start-up credits. Since launching in 2011, businesses supported by Ignite have gone on to raise over £100m in early-stage VC funding.

"To be accepted onto a program such as Ignite with such a strong pedigree is great news for us" commented Rob Mitchell, Founder and Director of Sugarcoat. "We couldn't be more thrilled to have a partner like Ignite support our vision for change in the ecommerce space and we're looking forward to what we can achieve together".

From over 150 applications, Sugarcoat were selected alongside 14 other early-stage technology businesses for the 2023 intake.

All businesses were founded within the North of Tyne area;

Affectronics allows clinicians to focus on the quality of care for their babies in intensive care units by providing continual pain monitoring and reporting, using computer vision and deep learning.

Brava provides access to the unmissable with truly smart ticketing built for today. Brava ensures that tickets end up in the hand of real fans at a fair price, every time.

Floe is shaping the future of work through its CAAS — Coworking as a Service — offer which helps landlords better utilise unoccupied commercial spaces.

Fundify is the search engine for grant funding, automating matching between funders and grant seekers.

Insightano is an automated modern data stack, enabling non-techy people to derive insight from their organisational data and open data in order to inform decision making, and to drive impact and growth opportunities.

Javel Groupe uses AI to help insurers make contracts better understood, and just plain better.

Let&Net provides access to source samples for fashion stylists, making the process of booking samples easier and faster to manage, whilst helping emerging designer brands with sample management and product seeding.

Mayfli is a UK Marketplace/Website Combination providing UK Businesses with a platform they can strive and not just survive on.

Nothing is Left designs and produces the world’s most desirable household products that help rid the planet of plastics — using natural, compostable materials.

Rise Learning Group improves new starter retention and productivity through a four-step approach to onboarding.

ROXID is a user-friendly data management tool to enable sustainable and intelligent heritage management.

Safer Date is the safest dating app in the world, designed to provide a safe place for people to meet online.

SQCDP digitises manufacturing processes to connect teams and drive business performance.

Vibbl reduces teacher workload by enabling better, faster and more collaborative verbal feedback.



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