Selection Process

Online Application 

Please note – and due to large application numbers –  priority will be given to teams whose pitch matches our requirements as set on our Pitch Requirements page. 

  • Follow up one-to-one interview with a startup specialist and a scientific advisor
  • Review and selection
  • Training program
  • Pitch day
  • Due diligence

For startups post-seed, make sure to have ready the following documents:

  • Contracts for team members, advisors, consultants, key suppliers and customers; trading history and financial forecasts; certified accounting documents; IP…
  • Current and previous funding rounds – term sheet and shareholder agreement, cap table, S/EIS advanced assurance; outstanding loans …

Fees: 5% of notional is charged for investment below £1,000,000 and 3% for those above. The 200BnClub Initiative is a social enterprise and fees will be used to finance the next cohort while the remainder will be re-invested in scaling up the initiative.

There are no hard rejections, we aim to reply to all submissions with constructive criticism and you are always welcome to apply to the next cohort!

Yes I support the need for

more female founders to be get funding