UP builds businesses that have the ambition and potential to change industries by connecting corporates wishing to become more effective innovators, with highly ambitious entrepreneurs who are ready to scale up their businesses.

We build great businesses by giving access to our networks, applying the foresight that we draw from our international partners, validating the proposition, driving customer acquisition, sourcing channel and technical partners, securing smart investment and building teams that can execute on an international stage.

We have three client groups:

  • Corporates that wish to become more effective innovators
  • High growth companies that are ready to scale up their business

  • Investors who need support in realising the potential of the businesses in which they have invested

What’s included in the UP ecosystem?

A unique, comprehensive process designed to build and scale your business as fast, effectively and sustainably as possible
Gathering deep market insight to test, qualify and build products based on market pull.
UP enables companies to scale faster by developing strategic partnerships, selecting sales channels and delivering customer acquisition to
We enable companies to develop global strategies and enable them to deliver locally. We have unrivalled connections into Europe, the USA, the Middle East and Asia.
We have real access to business, technical and creative talent, including sales, marketing, finance, UX and UI.

We have three innovation hubs. If you’re coming to Edinburgh, you’ll be based be at the Creative Exchange, Leith. In Manchester, it will be the Greenhouse on MediaCityUK. In London, we will be making an announcement soon on our location

Think you've got a good business proposition? Think you just need some best in breed processes and genuine contacts across the spectrum of the tech ecosystem to drive scale? Get in touch - we'll help you get there...