28th November 2022

Celebrating Cohort 14 Successes!

Millie Smith

Cohort 14 of our Accelerator Programme recently graduated from the Programme and it was great to hear what they achieved at our  Showcase event.

We’re delighted to share what our GeoTech and PropTech start-ups achieved whilst on our Accelerator Programme! Hear more about the start-ups and their achievements below.

 

GeoTech Track

The GeoTech track of the Programme is supported by Ordnance Survey.

 

Honeycomb Network

There are 1 million e-scooter users in the UK but there is no public spaces to safely store your e-scooter, including in offices, retail shops and supermarkets. Honeycomb are on a mission to change this. Introducing next-gen storage and charging, universal charging and storage pods for electric scooters.

 

Achievements

 

How they have benefitted from the Programme

They’re curently seeking investors, commercial partners and advisors.  Find out more here.

 

Soil Benchmark

Soil Benchmark are harnessing farm data to restore soil health. Their software enables soil friendly farming. Allowing farmers to visualise, analyse, and benchmark their own data. Giving the agriculture system the information it needs to makes soil-centric decisions. Soil Benchmark are on a mission to make sure farmers’ data works for farmers’ soils.

 

Achievements

• Launched our platform with more than 65,000 acres of UK farmland now using it
• First revenues from farmers using our analytical tools
• Raised over £100k in grants and investment during the programme

“We started Geovation with 1 founder full time and an idea. 6 months we have 2 co-founders, a platform used by farmers across the UK, revenues, and partnerships with some of the biggest agricultural research institutions in the country. We couldn’t recommend the programme and team highly enough – it gave us the support we needed to grow from just an idea into a business”.

 

Archangel Imaging​

Archangel Imaging are making autonomous machines smarter, more resilient and easier to work with as teammates. They’re operating in huge, growing marketing building critical tools that scale and their sales are rapidly growing.

 

Achievements

They’re currently hiring and welcome conversations with aligned investors preparing for A round in 2023. Find out more about them here.

 

PropTech Track

The PropTech track of the programme is supported by HM Land Registry.

 

Collaborative Conveyancing​

Collaborative Conveyancing are making complex simple through a predictive response service to improve the conveyancing enquiries process. They have developed an enquiries super assistant that uses natural language processing (NLP) and process automation to recommend actions. Their aim is to reduce the current 5-6 month transaction length by one month, create 17% additional conveyancer capacity for property lawyers and decrease in £230m wasted fees each year for buyers and sellers.

 

Achievements

 

How they benefitted from Accelerator:

 

Pluto​

Pluto is automating staircasing transactions for Shared Ownership and has created an app that allows you to save whilst renting. The UK government is forcing social landlords to automate staircasing in Shared Ownership by January 2023.

 

Achievements

 

Benefits of Geovation

Find out more about Pluto here.

 

Zero Down Lease

Zero Down Lease is making leasehold fair for all. They have a 60 second lease extension calculator will tell you exactly how much money it will cost to extend your home’s lease.

Achievements

Speaking of the Programme, Co-Founder, CEO of Zero Down Lease said “Geovation was an incredible resource for us. When we joined we had the an idea which we had validated with a few paying customers, by the end we had a business with product market fit. Through the support of the various mentors and other founders expertise we were able to triple our monthly sales and are on track to hit a £1mil in annualised revenue by December.”

Find out more about them here.

 

Accelerator Programme

Applications for the next cohort on the Accelerator Programme open soon on 15 December. Find out more here. If you’re interested in applying, register your interest here.