SETsquared Southampton’s Business Growth Programme is focused on problem solving through fully funded bespoke, highly targeted interventions to help companies with high growth potential to scale-up rapidly and sustainably.
worked with > 6,500 companies
raised nearly £2bn in growth investment
Boosted the UK economy by nearly £7bn.
As a SETsquared company, you’re in good company!
The Partnership is the global no. 1 university business incubator. By 2030, the economic impact of SETsquared supported companies is predicted to be nearly £27bn. More than 20,000 jobs will have been created.
Companies that have achieved investment and success with SETsquared Southampton include: Accelercom, Fresh Relevance, Ilika, Nquiring Minds, Primer Design, RedLux and Symetrica.
SETsquared mentors are proven experts in scaling companies to achieve their potential. With a wide range of commercial expertise and experience, many have established successful technology businesses themselves and coach from personal entrepreneurial experience.
Our core team in Southampton comprises:
is a founder of the SETsquared Partnership and is also a business coach for Southampton Science Park’s Catalyst programme. With a background in technology and business development, he is no stranger to guiding businesses from start-up to global leader.
has founded two companies that provide expertise in entrepreneurship, technology acceleration, go-to market strategy and growth. He has held international directorships, been a SETsquared Entrepreneur in Residence and regularly consults on digital industrial strategy.
is a business coach and a director at Southampton Science Park. After nearly 20 years commercialising technology at QinetiQ, he has been mentoring early-stage businesses for over ten years. His broad experience spans a wide range of technologies and markets.
is a specialist in early-stage venture funding, having successfully raised over £50m in capital and building businesses to initial public offering. As a board level business leader and coach, he works to accelerate the fortunes of a business, drive sales and improve shareholder value.