Become a Co-Founder for High-Growth Tech Startup in Cornwall through the Launchpad programme #technation - Software Cornwall

Launchpad is a new market-led incubator for building high-tech, high-growth startups in Cornwall. We expect to launch 65 new companies over our first five years, creating over 500 high value jobs.

Co-Founder for High-Growth Tech Startup

Launchpad is your chance to define the next generation of high-growth tech start-ups.

If you’re a software engineer, digital creative or business developer, then our award-winning, post-graduate programme is for you.

Here’s how our elite, life-changing, creative programme works:

Join a team of specialists
Select a challenge from an industry partner
Demonstrate your solution
Develop your business plan, incorporate and seek investment
Accelerate your business
What’s in for you (apart from having the chance to create and own a globally defining tech business)?

Receive a £16k tax-free stipend in your first year
Gain a no-fee Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship
Work with leading industry partners, like Amazon, BBC Worldwide and Sony Interactive Entertainment
Get support from experienced mentors
Live and work in amazing and inspiring surroundings in Cornwall
What do we expect?

This isn’t 9-5. You need the hunger to push hard and learn constantly during our full 12-month incubation programme.

We invest heavily in you and your business, and we expect that you do the same.

To find out more, or to apply, visit

Launchpad is an innovative postgraduate incubation and acceleration programme, part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.


Launchpad is an innovative graduate incubation and acceleration programme designed to build new tech businesses to meet identified market demand in just 12 months. It is underpinned by a specially designed and award winning one-year (MA) Entrepreneurship programme, where setting up a new high growth business becomes the learning vehicle. This means students both build a new business and gain a Masters Degree at the same time.

Skilled software, creative digital and business graduates are brought together in teams of four to answer complex challenges set by industry partners. Through addressing the challenge and developing an innovative digital solution, the team meets an identified need and uses their solution to create a new high growth, high value tech business based in Cornwall.