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UnFound Accelerator – application guidance

Application process

To apply please fill in the online application form by midnight 5 March 2023.

You should read through the application questions before applying. We advise you to prepare your responses in advance on a separate document and then copy/paste your responses into the form. Please note that we ask for information from each team member so we advise you to co-ordinate all contributions in advance.

You can download this guidance by clicking on the download button on the side.

If there are any barriers preventing you from applying – or if you require the guidance or the application form in a different format – please get in touch at [email protected].

Key dates

Key dates for the applications process:

  • Applications open: mid-December 2022
  • Attend a webinar to learn about the programme, who it's for and what to expect:
  • Application deadline: Midnight 5 March 2023
  • Shortlisted applicants will be notified of their interview date and time by 16 March 2023
  • Interviews – shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an online interview: 27-30 March 2023
  • Interviewees will be notified if they have been accepted onto the Accelerator by 7 April 2023
  • First day of the UnFound Accelerator: 26 April 2023
  • Pitch event: 11 July 2023 (date TBC)


We encourage you to discuss your platform co-op idea with the UnFound Programme Manager before applying. You can book a call here.

For any enquiries or technical problems with the application form please email: [email protected]