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The new digital security accelerator for startups in Greater Manchester

DiSH is being delivered by Barclays Eagle Labs, Lancaster University, University of Manchester and Plexal with support from Manchester City Council. It was launched in June 2022 with the aim of supporting 500 startups and creating over 1,000 jobs in Greater Manchester.

Beginning on 1 November and delivered by Plexal, the three-month DiSH Accelerator will give digital security and cyber businesses from Greater Manchester access to mentors, coaching, events, industry connections and support to help them grow their early-stage businesses.

Applicants will be able to work from the 11,000 square foot DiSH workspace in Manchester and benefit from:  

  • Investment readiness and funding support
  • Business masterclasses
  • 1:1 mentoring
  • Pitch coaching
  • Industry introductions
  • Events with networking opportunities

Plexal and our partners won’t take any intellectual property or equity from any of the startups, and there’s no fee needed to take part. 

Read more about the growing cyber sector in Greater Manchester.

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