Are you ready to accelerate your Food & Drink brand?

How to Apply

Be 1 of 6 qualifying businesses to receive £60,000 investment in exchange for 15% of your company and a place on our 12 month, ground breaking, business-breakthrough programme.
Winning businesses for this investment round must be SEIS approved or have applied for SEIS. If you haven’t yet, here’s ‘ HOW?’

Apply here

Please read the following carefully.

  • Your answers will be treated in strict confidence by the directors of Grocery Accelerator Ltd. and will only be shared with judges appointed to select the short-list for the scholarship programme
  • Your business must be SEIS approved by HMRC for this particular investment round. If you are not currently SEIS approved, find out how to apply using our simple video tutorial HERE (http://groceryaccelerator.co.uk/seis-application-made-easy/). This link includes our 5 minute tutorial and links to all the relevant forms and addresses you need to make the process really easy!
  • We’re looking forward to hearing from you so please take your time and fill in the form as thoroughly as possible.


Clara Vaisse
Clara VaisseSibberi Ltd
"Launching your own business means that you bump into a new question every 15 minutes - the Grocery Accelerator team has all the answers! They have been a real catalyst for Sibberi’s growth. We were really impressed by how hands on the team is."
Anna & Eve
Anna & EveArctic Power Ltd
“The people behind Grocery Accelerator are enthusiastic professionals who have your back throughout every step of the entrepreneurial journey.”
Nick Brake
Nick BrakeRutland Charcuterie Co. Ltd
“Being involved with the Grocery Accelerator is an amazing experience. Being a Grocery Accelerator winner however takes it all to another level – it will undoubtedly be the most important factor in the success of our business.”
Hilary Marsh
Hilary MarshGenius Drinks Ltd
“It’s wonderful suddenly having a team of experienced, intelligent, passionate people who are totally on your side.”
James Dawson
James Dawsont plus drinks Ltd
"Grocery Accelerator has been instrumental in helping us understand the FMCG market and enable us to accelerate our growth in a way we simply couldn't have done alone."
Davina Steel
Davina SteelMannaVida Ltd
"From workshops to mentoring... even holding our hands in crucial meetings... Grocery Accelerator has already taught us more than we could have imagined."
Angus Oliphant
Angus OliphantMiniscoff (Food for Children)
"A great looking glass into the food & drink industry - the challenges, the pitfalls and the possibilities too..."
Morag Pavich
Morag PavichMo's Cookie Dough
"I learned more in three days than I have in a year running my business. Within 1 week of attending, I had secured a meeting with a Waitrose buyer – something which I had not imagined possible before..."

Location: 263-269 City Road, London EC1V 1JX

Contact Us

Tel: 020 7294 7692

Grocery Accelerator Ltd, Company number 08831331. Registered office: Unit 11, Hove Business Centre, Fonthill Road, Hove BN3 6HA - Website by Liam Morgan