Entrepreneur Accelerator

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Entrepreneur Accelerator

Our free accelerator is the UK’s largest with 12 hubs right across the country.

What is Entrepreneur Accelerator?

From the first-go fintechs to the import and exporters, from the app makers to the risk-takers we believe in entrepreneurs.

So we give them the power to start, scale and succeed. Our free accelerator is the UK’s largest with 12 hubs right across the country.

Our power-packed programmes have been tailored to empower entrepreneurs at any stage. It’s a six-month journey that is free (yep, free and we don’t even take equity in your business). We’re here for any entrepreneur who wants to grow.



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Add your signposting title here… Why should I apply?

Do you want to validate your business or take it to the next level? Are you keen to work shoulder to shoulder with like-minded entrepreneurs?

Do you want access to bank expertise? Do you want advice from our best in class partners Dell EMC and Pinsent Masons?

We provide:

  • Desk space, super fast Wi-Fi, printing and copying
  • Online learning and coaching
  • Regular action-focused events
  • Unique access to Royal Bank of Scotland networks and teams
  • Basic legal and tech advice
  • All the coffee or tea  you can drink

You don’t need to be a Royal Bank of Scotland customer to apply, so what are you waiting for?

If you are interested in getting involved please email us accelerator@rbs.co.uk

Meet our entrepreneurs

We've directly impacted over 3,500 entrepreneurs to start, scale and grow their businesses. 

Let's meet a few.

Scott, Glasgow

Phox Water

Phox is a water filtration product that takes the bad stuff out of tap water and adds electrolytes. It helps people bin their bottled water habit to benefit the planet.

“It’s definitely been one of the best things I’ve done, it’s been brilliant. They ask the right questions and give you a space full of likeminded, ambitious and interesting people.”

Steve, Edinburgh

Arx Maritime

Steve is the co-founder and COO of Arx Maritime. Known as the ‘pirate fighters’, the company designs new technology to safeguard the maritime sector.

“Personally I think the hub is a really valuable resource to tap into and it has had a significant impact on the growth of my business”.

Hub Info

There's a Royal Bank of Scotland Entrepreneur Accelerator hub near you. Check the list to find out where the magic happens and book an informal hub tour. 



175 Glasgow Road,
House G,
RBS Gogarburn,
EH12 1HQ



Kirkstane House,
139 St Vincent Street,
G2 5JF 

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