Launching late 2018

Salaam Ventures is a launchpad that accelerates and incubates early stage ethical startups taking 0% equity with a £10,000 prize fund.

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To apply for the programme

  • Business must be trading for less than 3 years
  • Have at least one founder or senior team member based in London
  • Have a business or tech idea that covers fashion, food, finance, entertainment, education & social impact
  • Have an ethical business idea
  • We welcome application from all ages, ethnic and religious backgrounds


  • Applications Open Aug 2018 (£100 to submit an application*)
  • Applications closes, 31st Dec 2018
  • Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks after the deadline for an interview
  • 15 Finalists will be selected by 31st January 2019
  • Incubator programme will begin 5th of March 2019

*Free for unemployed or students


The programme will include workshops, mentoring & personal development plan. Each month only the top startups will graduate into the next stage. Their progress will be assessed on various criteria including demonstration of their idea, engagement & feedback from the program mentors.

Top Prize

  • 0% Equity, £10,000 Cash Prize
  • £15,000 convertible interest free loan
  • Discounted Partner Offers
  • Mentorship from Industry Experts
  • Fun and engaging startup environment
  • Hot desk office space
  • Access to showcase at Salaam Events
  • Access to pre-qualified Angel Investors

Runner Up Prize

  • Company Formation Pack
  • 12 Months Perk Box Membership
  • XERO Accountancy for 12 months
  • Free Lifetime Alumni Access
  • Discounted Partner Offers

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